Crime

Hardeman Co. fugitive captured in Jackson

  JACKSON, Tenn. -- A Hardeman County man has been captured after being added Friday to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top 10 Most Wanted. Johnathon Shaquille Genes, 24, was taken into custody Sunday without incident at a residence in…

TBI adds Hardeman Co. man to Top 10 Most Wanted

  UPDATE: A Hardeman County man has been captured after being added Friday to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted. See the updated story here. Earlier story: HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has added…

Chester Co. judge bans 2 moms from local school

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- Two mothers arrested after an incident at an elementary school in Chester County faced a judge Tuesday. "So what am I supposed to do about my children?"…

UPDATE: 4 injured in fights at Hardeman Co. prison, TDOC says

WHITEVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Department of Correction now says four inmates were injured in a string of fights Sunday night at the Hardeman County Correctional Complex. CoreCivic said in a statement Monday that the altercations happened around 8 p.m.…

Suspects in robbery of elderly woman arrested in California

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. -- Two men suspected of robbing an elderly Chester County woman are now in custody. The Chester County Sheriff's Office has confirmed Drew Lott, 28, and Alexander Matthews,22, were arrested Monday morning in Sacramento, California. The men…

Inmates injured in stabbing at Hardeman County prison

WHITEVILLE, Tenn. -- In a statement released Monday morning, Whiteville police say at least three people were injured in a gang-related incident Sunday night at Hardeman County Correctional Facility. CoreCivic, which owns Hardeman County Correctional Facility, says three inmates were…

Wayne Co. prison inmate charged in death of cellmate

  WAYNE COUNTY, Tenn. -- An inmate at South Central Correctional Facility in Clifton is facing a murder charge after the death of his cellmate. Billy Earl McIllwain, 39, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his cellmate,…

Woman arrested at Chester County school

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Officers arrested a parent Thursday morning at a school in Chester County, according to Henderson police. Another mom recorded part of the incident on camera. Police made…

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