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Murder warrant issued for Memphis firefighter

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A 33-year-old woman shot in the parking lot of a Memphis department store has died, and a warrant for first-degree murder against her former boyfriend, a Memphis firefighter, has been issued. Police said Torhonda Cathey died…

Police still seeking second suspect wanted on murder charge

This video is no longer available. EAST JACKSON -- The search is still on for the second suspect named in a Sunday shooting that left a 21-year-old man dead. Investigators have signed a second-degree murder warrant for Dontavious Hendrix's, 23,…

Police expect to charge son accused in father's murder

JACKSON, Tenn.- Police are expected to charge a son in connection to his father's apparent murder during the weekend. But as of now those charges have not been filed. Investigators said Clayton Nelson, 29, surrendered Sunday morning in Nashville after…

Tipton County woman indicted on first-degree murder of husband

This video is no longer available. TIPTON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Charges have been upgraded for the woman who said she accidentally shot and killed her husband last December. Angela Denise Brewer is now charged with First Degree Murder and Possession…

UPDATE: Man charged with murder after early morning stabbing

This video is no longer available. HUMBOLDT, Tenn -- One man is dead and another man is in custody and facing a murder charge after a stabbing early Friday morning. Jason Collins, 29, is charged with first-degree murder after police…

Father charged with murder after daughter's death

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities have charged a Middle Tennessee man with murder 22 years after he beat his infant daughter causing injuries that an autopsy says led to her death last year. The Daily News Journal (http://on.dnj.com/1ojrMR2) reports 41-year-old…

UPDATE: Humboldt police issue attempted murder warrant

UPDATE: Officers tell us Michael Blane Peoples Jr. is in jail already at the Gibson County Correctional facility on unrelated charges out of Milan, Tennessee. HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- Police have issued a warrant for attempted murder stemming from a shooting…

Verdict Handed Down in Spicer Murder Trial

OBION COUNTY, Tenn. A guilty verdict has been handed down against an Obion County man on trial in a cold case murder. According to Sheriff Jerry Vastbinder, a jury found Jarrod Spicer guilty of second degree murder, reckless homicide, aggravated…

Bond revoked for man at center of alleged murder plot

This video is no longer available. HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. -- The man at the center of what deputies called a murder conspiracy involving his wife and her alleged ex-lover has been arrested again. On Tuesday, investigators arrested Guy Biggs for…

Murder victim's family needs community help

This video is no longer available. HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- Michael Brown's three children will not get to grow up knowing their father. His third child was on the way when he was gunned down in Humboldt three years ago. Sharon…

Jury begins deliberating in murder case

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A jury in Tennessee has begun deliberations in the case of a man charged with killing his girlfriend and her parents. The defendant's 6-year-old girl testified Friday that he shot her mother and grandparents in the…

Girl testifies in father's murder trial

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A 6 year-old girl has testified in the murder trial of her father, who is accused of killing the girl's mother and grandparents in a house in Memphis. Joydin Clayton took the stand Friday in the…

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