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Police: 2 dead in apparent murder-suicide

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. (AP) - Police say an East Tennessee man fatally shot his girlfriend and then turned the gun on himself. The Kingsport Times-News (http://bit.ly/1fTVRb7) reports that Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson says 21-year-old Sierra Nichole Smith died Tuesday…

Suspect in Alleged Holly Bobo Murder Pleads Not Guilty

This video is no longer available. DECATUR COUNTY -- The man who has been at the middle of the disappearance of nursing student Holly Bobo pleaded not guilty Tuesday afternoon during his arrangement. The T.B.I said their investigation is far…

Zach Adams to be Arraigned on Murder, Kidnapping Charges

This video is no longer available. DECATUR COUNTY -- The man who has been at the middle of the disappearance of nursing student Holly Bobo will be back in court on Tuesday afternoon. Adams will be officially arraigned for especially…

Man Charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder for Knife Attack

This video is no longer available. DOWNTOWN JACKSON -- The man police are charging with attempted first-degree murder after a weekend knife attack was arraigned Monday morning in Jackson City Court. Eddie Pittman, 56, was arraigned at 8 a.m. Monday…

Accused Union University Murderer in Court

This video is no longer available. DOWNTOWN JACKSON -- The man accused of shooting and killing his fiancee in a Union University parking lot was in court, Thursday, but only briefly. A mental evaluation has been ordered for Charles Pittman,…

Man Facing Attempted Murder Charge in Court

DOWNTOWN JACKSON -- A man who police say was involved in a December shooting near a barber shop was back in court, Thursday. Dequevion Lee is charged with attempted first degree murder in the Dec. 10 shooting on Lane Ave.…

Memphis murder suspect arrested in Chicago

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say a murder suspect from Memphis has been arrested in Chicago. The U.S. Marshals Service says Sydney Jackson was charged in January with first-degree murder in the shooting of Corteras Wilbourn in Memphis. Investigators say…

Man returned to Huntingdon to Face Murder Charges

This video is no longer available. HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- A man facing murder charges for a shooting in early February has been returned to Huntington. Larry Golden Jr. was extradited from New York on Wednesday and arraigned in court Thursday.…

Va. man held in Tenn. on murder charge

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) - U.S. marshals say they've arrested a suspect in a Virginia slaying on a Nashville street. Deputy U.S. Marshal Timothy Alley says 22-year-old Jeffrey O'Neil Jennings Jr. was arrested Wednesday on charges related to the June 2013…

Father and health aide charged with murder

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The father of a disabled girl and the child's home-health aide stand accused of murder after the 12-year old Millington, Tenn., girl died from gangrene and infected bedsores. The Shelby County district attorney general's office said…

Mother of missing Memphis baby charged with murder

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis police have confirmed that a body discovered in a ditch this weekend is that of a 7-week-old baby who went missing more than five weeks ago, and the infant's mother has been charged with first-degree…

Church: Accused Murderer is our Youth Minister

This video is no longer available. CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. -- A local church confirmed Sunday the fiance accused of killing his future wife and Union University student and staging the scene to make it look like suicide, is their youth…

Union Students React to Murder Arrest

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Fellow classmates say they were shocked by the murder arrest made in a death of a Union University student. Erin Crocker, a freshman at Union University, says she was caught off guard when she heard another student,…

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