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
KINGSPORT — A man shot and killed his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend after finding the couple together Wednesday in the Bloomingdale area north of Kingsport, an investigator said Thursday, resulting in murder and attempted murder charges.
A person of interest was in custody Wednesday afternoon following a fatal shooting at a home in Bloomingdale.
Washington County sheriff’s officials responded to a “shots fired” call at a residence on Cash Hollow Road late Wednesday where they found one person dead outside the home, and investigators believe there could be injured people who left the scene.
According to the most recent statistics from the Violence Policy Center, Tennessee ranks fifth in the nation when it comes to women murdered by males in single victim/single offender incidents.
BLOUNTVILLE — A Kingsport resident has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the early 2017, robbery-fueled shooting of an 18-year-old.
COLTS NECK, N.J. — A homeowner who died along with his wife and two daughters as their luxury home went up in flames suffered a gunshot wound and all four are considered to be homicide victims, prosecutors in New Jersey said Wednesday.