NASHVILLE — Prosecutors are seeking life without parole for a man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church.
Athina Hopson, 25, Johnson City and Elizabeth Marie Vanmeter, 22, Carter County, were among three victims.
NASHVILLE — Authorities revealed Friday that there was an eighth victim in a mass killing last month in rural Tennessee and his head was found 25 yards from his body.
WESTMORELAND — Police on Sunday raised the death toll at two homes in rural Tennessee to seven and said they are investigating whether a suspect captured after an hourslong manhunt knew the victims.
ELIZABETHTON — John Christopher Ralph made his first appearance in court on Monday morning. He is facing a first-degree murder charge in the shooting death of his mother, Edith “Betty” Ralph.
MEMPHIS — Authorities say a man charged with killing two people in Arizona has been arrested in Tennessee.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — For the first time in 26 years, a Florida police officer is standing trial for an on-duty killing — and one of his defenses will be the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law.
It was a long day in court for Derrick Benjamin Sells, 34, ending without a decision whether alleged statements made to another inmate will be permitted as evidence in his trail later this year.
Alcohol is believed to have contributed to a deadly shooting this week in Johnson City, and police said a man confessed to the shooting during an interrogation.
BLOUNTVILLE — A Kingsport man is accused of murder following the death of an infant who was severely beaten.
The men charged with Monday's fatal shooting of two Kingsport residents drew attention to themselves in Kentucky by firing a gun out the window of their pickup, according to the local sheriff, then tried to flee pursuing deputies.
UPDATE: Kingsport police reported just after 9 p.m. Tuesday that both men accused of double murder had been captured in Kentucky.
NASHVILLE — The man accused of killing four people in a mass shooting at a Waffle House in Nashville last year now faces a 17-count indictment.
UPDATE: The two people arrested for questioning in the shooting death of a man in the Cash Hollow section of Washington County were being held on violation of probation warrants Wednesday, according to Washington County Sheriff’s Office Chief
Updated Jan 30, 2019 at 9:11 AM