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TBI: Dickson man offered to kill child's murderer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Dickson man is accused of seeking out a grief-stricken father and offering to kill his child's murderer for money. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says that 43-year-old Jamey Earl Donegan has been charged with one…

Opening statements in Jackson murder case

[gtxvideo vid="Fzu9NdT5" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/Fzu9NdT5.jpg" vtitle="Fuller Trial Begins - Bryan”] JACKSON, Tenn. -- Opening arguments began Wednesday in the murder trial of a Jackson man accused of fatally shooting a friend of his ex-girlfriend. Ytockie Fuller is accused of shooting…

Man accused of shooting woman, self charged with murder

[gtxvideo vid="NE5x1p9n" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/NE5x1p9n.jpg" vtitle="Gibson County Murder Charges”] GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- A man is charged with murder after authorities say he fatally shot a woman and then turned the gun on himself. Bryan Shawver, 35, is charged with…

Alleged gunman appears in court on attempted murder charge

[gtxvideo vid="9siYJ65n" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/9siYJ65n.jpg" vtitle="Stitts In Court - Mallory”] JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson man accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend appeared Tuesday in Jackson City Court. Michael John Stitts faces charges of attempted first-degree murder, especially aggravated burglary and…

Police: Man shot ex-girlfriend; charged with attempted murder

[gtxvideo vid="hkG1EsfQ" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/hkG1EsfQ.jpg" vtitle="HighView Morning Shooting - Kurt”] JACKSON, Tenn. -- Police have charged a man in an early Monday shooting that has left his ex-girlfriend in critical condition. Michael John Stitts, 42, of Jackson, is charged in…

Appeals court overturns Shelby County murder conviction

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Court of Criminal Appeals has overturned the conviction of a man found guilty of a December 2009 murder in Shelby County. In a decision released Friday, the appeals court ruled Eric Williams must receive a…

Friend of apparent murder-suicide victim shares memories

[gtxvideo vid="6UITsWpz" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/6UITsWpz.jpg" vtitle="Virginia Dorris friend speaks”] JACKSON, Tenn. -- For the first time since the murder-suicide at the Bank of Jackson, friends of the victim speak out. Jenette Segerson describes Virginia Dorris as happy-go-lucky and says she…

Fla. man charged with 2nd-degree murder in W.Va. wreck

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - An Orlando, Florida, man has been charged with second-degree murder after police said he drove the wrong way on the West Virginia turnpike and crashed into another vehicle, killing the driver. Media reports state 43-year-old Rafael…

Alleged murder-suicide gunman had threatened victim

[gtxvideo vid="l7zsOfQW" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/l7zsOfQW.jpg" vtitle="Shooter Details PKG”] JACKSON, Tenn. -- The man police have identified as the gunman in a deadly shooting at a north Jackson bank had been in a relationship with the victim, had threatened her and…

Carroll County man charged with attempted murder of wife

[gtxvideo vid="Jj9RGdJC" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/Jj9RGdJC.jpg" vtitle="Carrol County Shooting”] CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. -- A man is in jail accused of attempted second degree murder of his wife. Carroll County deputies said Sunday night they received a call from someone concerned about…

Historians discuss first known NAACP member murdered for civil rights

[gtxvideo vid="Xi9obEvy" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/Xi9obEvy.jpg" vtitle="Elbert Williams Presentation”] BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. -- The West Tennessee Historical Society held a special presentation detailing the search for the first known NAACP member killed for his work in civil rights and talked about their…

Family of murder victim Clarence Minter says son has story to tell

[gtxvideo vid="8p4R1Ban" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/8p4R1Ban.jpg" vtitle="Stop the violence event”] BOLIVAR, Tenn. -- The family of a young man shot and killed in December organized an event to celebrate his life and promote a message. Clarence Minter was shot in Bolivar…

DA Stowe: More arrests possible in Wesley Conway murder case

[gtxvideo vid="3jl9katN" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/3jl9katN.jpg" vtitle="Prosecutor Speaks On Lovelace”] DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. -- District Attorney General Matt Stowe's office announced Thursday they could arrest more people in connection with Wesley Conway's murder. Dusty Lovelace, charged in the shooting death of…

Police: Man injured in Lexington shooting charged with attempted murder

[gtxvideo vid="tiQ46aQj" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/tiQ46aQj.jpg" vtitle="Walmart Shooting Arrest”] LEXINGTON, Tenn. -- One of the two men injured in a shooting in a Walmart parking lot is now a suspect. Investigators said the two were in the same car and each…

Shelby County DA office removes itself from murder retrial

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Shelby County district attorney's office is seeking a temporary prosecutor to handle the case of a woman who received a new trial in the fatal stabbing of her mother. Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich…

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