Crime

Dad Behind Bars for Arson-Murder Conspiracy

McNAIRY COUNTY, Tenn. - A father was arrested on Monday accused of trying to brainwash his son into murdering his mother. Deputies said Guy Potter, Jr. is behind bars for aggravated arson and attempted murder of his ex-wife. Investigators said…

Man Sentenced for Charges Connected to Double Murder

This video is no longer available. DOWNTOWN JACKSON -- A man convicted of two charges in connection with a 2013 double murder was sentenced on Monday afternoon. Travontay Berry was sentenced after being found guilty on Feb. 19. For the…

Man charged with murder in college student's death

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Murder charges have been filed against a central New Jersey man accused in the fatal beating of a college student from Tennessee. Middlesex County prosecutors say 38-year-old Timothy Puskas of New Brunswick was notified of…

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…

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.…

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