The plan was to bring sweeping change to juvenile justice laws in the state, but it’s unlikely to make a huge difference in how local courts administer justice for juveniles, according to one local court judge.
Brenda Downes’ two decades of experience in law enforcement management make her uniquely positioned to lead the Washington County Circuit Court Clerk’s office.
A convicted double murderer with a long and contentious relationship with attorneys has again filed motions to fire his representation after agreeing to drop the attempt earlier this month.
Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America’s Dad.
ELIZABETHTON — A civil court case tried in Virginia last Thursday attracted local attention because employees of the Elizabethton/Carter County Animal Shelter and Carter County Mayor Leon Humphrey were involved in giving testimony on opposing
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Court records say Turner befriended two families with young children and then took sexually explicit photos and videos of the children while babysitting them.
Ohio law allows juveniles to request complete removal from the registry. The state opposes the request.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Jurors on Wednesday began hearing Bill Cosby’s explosive testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex — an old admission that’s taken on new significance at the comedian’s sexual assault retrial after a half-dozen women
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The plea deadline for a Unicoi County woman charged in a 2017 deadly stabbing was delayed until June, but could be set for trial if the attorneys involved can’t reach an agreement for a plea.
A triple murder defendant appeared in Washington County Criminal Court Monday with his newest attorneys for an arraignment and by court order was able to wear street clothes.
ELIZABETHTON — Ayonjaleea Phillips, 27, was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Thursday afternoon after she pleaded guilty to aggravated child endangerment of a child under 8 years old.
A Washington County jury Thursday convicted the second of two men charged with killing a woman in a Johnson City housing development in 2015.
Testimony ended Wednesday afternoon and closing arguments were made in Washington County Criminal Court in Jonesborough in the first-degree murder trial of Dallas Sarden, 25.
District Attorney General Ken Baldwin laid out the state’s case against a man on trial for a 2015 murder to a jury in Washington County Tuesday, but a defense attorney said his client had no idea the killing and robbery had occurred until after it happened.
Attorneys in a 2015 homicide selected a jury Monday afternoon to hear evidence against a gay black man - something his lawyer asked potential jurors about to determine if they had any race or sexual orientation bias.