A Kingsport man accused of attacking a pregnant woman with a hatchet, causing injuries that led to the death of her fetus, was arraigned Monday in a Washington County courtroom on a murder charge.
State prosecutors added a tampering with evidence charge against a woman who owns a dog training franchise where a family’s dog died in the franchise’s care.
Michael Young pumped his fist in the air in victory and a widow sat nearby crying silently as a jury foreman read “not guilty” verdicts Thursday after a four-day trial.
In a trial plagued by what appeared to be law enforcement and prosecution missteps that led to defense attorneys asking a judge to dismiss their client’s case, the third day ofMichael Young’s trial had a feel of a broken record when more
Sep 25, 2019 at 11:04 PM
UPDATE, 8:36 p.m., Monday, Sept. 23, 2019:
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.