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Plea deal considered in teen's murder-arson case

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Prosecutors are mulling a plea agreement for a Memphis-area teenager charged as an adult with setting a house fire that killed his mother. Shelby County Criminal Court Judge James Lammey scheduled a June 5 hearing Wednesday…

Man Fights for Immunity in Holly Bobo Murder Case

This video is no longer available. DECATURVILLE, Tenn -- The man credited with helping investigators make arrests in the Holly Bobo case appeared in court on Tuesday asking a judge to uphold an immunity deal that prosecutors now want thrown…

Family Seeks Answers in Unsolved Decatur Co. Murder

This video is no longer available. DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. -- It was a trail ride for justice in Decatur County Saturday morning. "He liked to hunt, he liked to fish, and that's what I raised him up doing. He liked…

2 more charged with murder of Memphis couple

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis police say they have charged two additional suspects in the deaths of a couple found dead by their 7-year-old daughter. The girl called 911 in after waking up April 24 to find her parents had…

Man charged with murder of Memphis couple

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis police say they have charged a suspect in the deaths of a couple found dead by their 7-year-old daughter. The girl called 911 in after waking up April 24 to find her parents had been…

Convicted Murderer Back in Court to Appeal Convictions

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man convicted of murder after a 2005 shooting spree is back in a Madison County court to appeal his murder convictions. Monday, David Jordan's new counsel asked specially appointed Judge…

Wife convicted in plot to murder husband

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Bedford County woman has been found guilty of plotting to kill her husband in 2012. According to the Shelbyville Times-Gazette (http://bit.ly/SMsQFb ), a jury on Friday convicted Susan Walls of criminal responsibility to commit first-degree…

Four Men Indicted for Apparent Huntingdon Murder

This video is no longer available. HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- Indictments came down for four men police say took part in an apparent murder on Super Bowl Sunday. Larry Golden, Cedric Harris, Jonathon Hughes and Jermaine Crawford are all facing charges…

Memphis boy charged with murder of sister

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Prosecutors have upgraded the charges against a 13-year-old Memphis boy accused of fatally shooting his sister in the head. The Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/1kI5ojK) reports the boy is now facing a murder charge in addition to felony…

Murders in Tennessee Down, According to 2013 TBI Crime Report

This video is no longer available. NASHVILLE, Tenn. -The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2013 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ report.   The annual study compiles data reported from each law enforcement agency in the state, providing an updated and comprehensive…

Two Men Accused of Holly Bobo Murder Have Long Criminal History

This video is no longer available. DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. -- Court documents show both of the men accused of kidnapping and murdering Holly Bobo have a lengthy criminal history. Jason Autry's criminal record spans more than 15 years and includes…

Man Charged with First-Degree Murder of Estranged Wife

DOWNTOWN JACKSON -- The overdose death of a Henderson woman in December has lead to a murder charge for her estranged husband. Jackson police charged John Christie, 30, of Jackson, with first-degree murder for killing his wife, Brittany Christie, 26…

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