Crime

Hundreds of Memphis police getting body cameras

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis Police Department says it has begun assigning newly received body cameras to officers, with a goal of giving the equipment to 2,000 officers by the end of the year. Police Director Toney Armstrong said…

Union City police seek 3 suspects in assault

UNION CITY, Tenn. -- Police are investigating a midnight incident after a man reported three men coming to his residence, one of them brandishing a gun. The victim told officers he answered…

Police: Man dies in workplace accident

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Metro Nashville police say a man has died in a workplace accident. Police said in a statement that 44-year-old Arnold L. Russell died Monday around noon while working at Southland Brick and Block. The statement says…

Police make arrest in 1981 Hamilton County slaying

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A prosecutor says police have arrested a man who was indicted on a murder charge in a 34-year-old Hamilton County case. District Attorney Neal Pinkston said in a statement that William Frank Hawk was taken into…

Police: Health care employee caught on camera beating patient

MILAN, Tenn. -- A Gibson County health care employee turns himself in to investigators Thursday after officers said he was caught on camera beating up a patient inside a mental health facility. Milan police could not release the video of…

Police: Man forged prescription to try to get drugs

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A Jackson man appeared Thursday in city court accused of trying to obtain prescription drugs by fraud. Police say Roberto Lee House had a forged prescription when he attempted…

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