Crime

Ex-reporter, candidate accused in murder-for-hire

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - A former Johnson City television reporter who unsuccessfully ran for U.S. Senate last year has been charged in a murder-for-hire plot. The Johnson City Press reports (http://bit.ly/152Zb8B) Thomas Kenneth Owens was arrested on Friday after…

Guity Verdict handed Down in Nightclub Murder Case

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. - Travis Steed, who was accused in the murder of a Memphis man, has been convicted of second degree murder. "We feel that he wasn't the only person involved," said George Morton…

Hardin County Man Found Guilty In Murder Case

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn.- A Hardin County Circuit Court jury found William Thomas Umfleet, 55, guilty of first degree murder in the killing of Thomas "Doodle" Dickson, Wednesday. Dickson, 57 was found beaten to death in…

Father of Murder Victim Speaks After Sentencing

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn.- A Jackson man was sentenced Wednesday in 2012 deadly shooting on the Lane College campus. Jeremy Jones pleaded guilty to voluntary man slaughter and was sentenced to six years in jail for…

Couple charged with murder in death of daughter

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office has arrested a couple on charges that include murder in the death of their 4-year-old daughter. The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/19Mu9tv) reported the Tuesday arrests of 27-year-old DeMarkus Taylor and 26-year-old Rawny Taylor.…

Cold murder case has police seeking new tips

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities in Columbia are asking for public help in solving a cold case killing. George Barrett Dugger died Aug. 27, 2008, and an investigation found he had been fatally stabbed. Dugger's body was found in his…

Family Wants Answers in Cold Case Murder

This video is no longer available. HUMBOLDT, Tenn. - A local family is asking the public for help tonight in solving the murder of 39-year-old Nora Ann Crawley. Her body was found June 1st , 2011 near the Madison County…

NY hearing adjourned for TN man in murder case

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A former U.S. Marine accused of killing two people in the Philippines has asked a federal judge in upstate New York to postpone an extradition hearing. Timothy Kaufman has been jailed since his arrest in April…

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