Crime

Police investigate pair of robberies in Paris, Camden

PARIS, Tenn. -- Paris police are investigating a robbery reported around 6:30 p.m. Monday at Hibbett Sports. Police say three people entered the store and took merchandise before fleeing in a car.…

Oregon couple sentenced in federal drug trafficking conspiracy

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- An Oregon couple charged in a federal drug trafficking investigation is sentenced to serve one year and one day in prison. Michael Boutin and Tawni Boutin were charged last year after an investigation by Jackson-Madison County…

Woman pleads guilty in deadly shooting at Jackson law office

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A woman has pleaded guilty in a 2017 shooting that left another woman dead at a downtown Jackson law office. Shurnue Bratton pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder. She was sentenced to serve a 40-year sentence at…

Humboldt man charged in murder-for-hire plot

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- Two men are in custody in Gibson County after investigators say they were part of a murder-for-hire plot targeting a Middle Tennessee man. Gregory Barnes, 22, of Humboldt, and Stephen Taylor, 43, of Murfreesboro, are each charged…

Woman found in ditch with serious injuries has died

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. -- A woman found seriously injured on Highway 70 in Haywood County over the weekend has died. The Haywood County Sheriff's Office confirmed Ebony Fields died Monday after she was found Sunday morning with serious injuries in…

US Marshals: Fugitive sex offender reportedly seen in Memphis area

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A fugitive sex offender who fled before being sentenced in Michigan has reportedly been seen in the Memphis area, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. Michael Francis Flaker, 73, of Shelby, Michigan, is wanted for leaving before…

DA: Nurse charged in fatal drug-swap override safeguard

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A spokesman for the district attorney's office in Davidson County, Tennessee, is explaining why prosecutors have filed criminal charges against a former hospital nurse accused of mistakenly killing a patient. He says it's because she overrode…

Martin woman arrested in theft of pickup truck

MARTIN, Tenn. -- A woman has been arrested in Stewart County after she was reportedly found driving a pickup truck stolen out of Martin. Jennifer Murphy, 35, of Martin was found driving the truck shortly after 12 a.m. Wednesday, according…

Weakley Co. authorities capture South Carolina fugitive

WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -- A man wanted on charges including attempted murder in South Carolina was captured Tuesday morning near Dresden. Nathaniel Isiah Roberts, 20, was taken into custody after the 911 center in Dresden got a call that he…

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