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2 teens convicted of murder in soldier's death

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A jury has convicted two Tennessee men charged with killing a Fort Campbell solder who was giving them a ride home. The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/1bvz3Mj) reports that jurors in Montgomery County returned Thursday with the verdict against…

Jackson Teen Pleads Guilty to Second-Degree Murder

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. - A Jackson teen pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder charge in the stabbing death of his aunt. Caleb Mullins, 19, pleaded guilty Monday to murdering his aunt, Karen Mullins, 43, and…

Additional Arrest in Crockett County Murder Case

This video is no longer available. CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn.- Friends and family members in Maury City are stunned after a long-awaited second arrest in the murder of Frances Lilley who was killed inside of her Crockett County home in August…

Jackson Man Convicted of First Degree Murder

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. - A guilty verdict was handed down to Damarcus Cole, convicted in the 2011 murder of Demetris Jackson. "I think they (Demetris' family) feel like justice has been served," said Captain Tyreece…

Jackson Man Found Guilty of First Degree Murder

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man is found guilty of first degree murder after fatally shooting another man in 2011. The just took just longer than an hour for the jury to find Damarcus Cole…

Murder Trial for Damarcus Cole Begins

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. -- The trial for the man charged with fatally shooting another man in 2011 began Wednesday. Damarcus Cole's trial began at 10 a.m. Wednesday regarding the shooting death of Demetrius Cole. The…

State presenting murder case against mother

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) - Prosecutors continue presentation of their murder case against a Bradley County woman in the death of her young sons. The state presented its first half-dozen witnesses on Tuesday in Cleveland, where 27-year-old Tasha Bates is being…

Jury selection set in murder trial of mother

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) - Jury selection is scheduled to begin for a Bradley County woman charged with murder in the heat-related deaths of her young sons. The Cleveland Daily Banner (http://bit.ly/17ex4bk ) reported lawyers were set to begin picking a…

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…

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