NASHVILLE — A Tennessee House Criminal Justice Subcommittee advanced legislation Tuesday that would increase the penalty for voluntary manslaughter.
A white Florida man who told detectives he was irritated by people who illegally park in handicapped spots was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man outside a convenience store.
A Unicoi County woman charged with first-degree murder in a 2017 fatal stabbing pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser charge, but agreed to more than a decade in prison to avoid a trial.
Oops: 6 years later, no sentence in manslaughter case
In convicting Michelle Carter, the judge focused his ruling on Carter telling Roy to “get back in” after he climbed out of his truck as it was filling with carbon monoxide and told her he was afraid.