It only took a few minutes for a Washington County Criminal Court judge on Thursday to hand down a five-year sentence for robbery to a man already serving life in prison for the murder that happened during the same incident.
A backlog of forensic tests at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations crime lab was blamed Thursday for a lengthy delay in a triple homicide case in Washington County during a brief hearing for the defendant.
ELIZABETHTON — A prisoner of the Carter County Jail who was accused of hitting another prisoner in the head with a shovel while on a work detail has been sentenced to four years in prison.
ELIZABETHTON — A Carter County man who pleaded guilty of continuous sexual abuse of a child was sentenced to 15 years in prison without a chance for parole.
A federal judge denied a Marine veteran’s request for an injunction to prevent the Veterans Affairs Medical Center from continuing its opioid tapering program and set the man’s case against the Mountain Home facility and Congressman Phil Roe for trial.
A prosecutor who wrote a book about his experiences with the Johnson County “Facebook murders” case has been censured by the Tennessee Supreme Court.
SAN DIEGO — A federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to deportations of immigrant families reunited after being separated at the border, as the Trump administration races to meet a July 26 deadline for putting thousands of children back
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WASHINGTON — A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for
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The clock is ticking for the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security to develop a plan to reinstate any motorists driver’s license that was revoked for failure to pay fines and costs after a federal court order was issued last week.
ELIZABETHTON — A woman who was bound over to Criminal Court on Wednesday on a charge of attempted first-degree murder pleaded guilty in Criminal Court on Tuesday on an unrelated aggravated assault and other charges.
ELIZABETHTON — A Carter County grand jury returned a no true bill in allegations that a deputy sheriff had assaulted and threatened a minor.
A Johnson City woman convicted of killing her husband during an argument two years ago will spend a month in jail for the next 10 years, a judge ruled earlier this week.
Three men and a woman were bound over to a Carter County grand jury Wednesday on attempted first-degree murder charges stemming from a June attack on Matthew Lewandowski on Rasnick Hollow Road off the Bristol Highway.
Democrats are uniting behind a strategy to turn the confirmation fight into a referendum on conservatives’ efforts to undo abortion access and chip away at other health care protections under the Affordable Care Act.
NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, was released on bail on Monday while fighting sex crime accusations that now include a third woman.