A Washington County Criminal Court Judge set a reckless homicide trial for two women charged in the 2017 drug overdose death of a Johnson City man for early next year.
Jurors in a free speech case heard some emotional testimony from several former and current East Tennessee State University students involved in a 2016 Black Lives Matter that was interrupted by another student dressed in a gorilla mask and told them he looked like them.
An East Tennessee man wanted on statutory rape charges was jailed in Washington County last week.
A man accused of raping an East Tennessee State University student on campus in February was arraigned on rape and kidnapping charges Monday in a Washington County courtroom.
A former Washington County jail inmate who took “copious notes” each time he was a sitter for another inmate — charged with a triple homicide — on suicide watch will not be able to testify at the man’s triple murder trial, a judge ruled in a written order.
A man accused of grazing his girlfriend’s father with a gunshot after beating the girlfriend with his gun was arraigned in Washington County Criminal Court on Friday on attempted murder and assault charges.
Assistant District Attorney General Erin McArdle said while the circumstances at the couple’s 151 Miller Crossing Road home were unkept and seemed “horrific” at the time, the girl in question was not neglected in terms of not being cared for.
One of four men charged with killing a pregnant woman while she sat in her car with her other child in the back seat was granted a bond reduction after a hearing in Washington County Criminal Court on Friday.
An arrest that was likely one of the darkest hours for a Johnson City man last year, resulting in him being charged with firing a gun when police entered his house to check his welfare, was dismissed earlier this week in a Washington County courtroom.
Two local nurses - once respected and with 50 years of medical experience between them - stood before a criminal court judge Friday and admitted prosecutors had the evidence to convict them of disclosing child sexual abuse information in a case involving one of their children.
A Washington County Criminal Court judge issued a blistering warning to all law enforcement agencies in the county — show up for their grand jury subpoenas or she’ll put them in jail.
A Jonesborough man charged with sexual exploitation of a minor rejected a plea agreement offered by state prosecutors, but his wife pleaded guilty Monday to filing a false police report for allegedly lying about her knowledge of the allegations.
A theft case involving a former East Tennessee State University tennis coach was dismissed Monday after his attorney announced all demands of his client’s pre-trial diversion had been completed.
Two nurses facing multiple charges, including sharing confidential information about a child sex abuse case, will plead guilty in the case later this year, a prosecutor in the case said in court Friday.
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.