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NY police mum on Tenn. arrest in murder probe

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - Suburban New York police were not immediately commenting on the arrest of a man in Tennessee wanted for questioning in the shooting death of a well-known equestrian from eastern Long Island. The U.S. Marshals' office in… continue reading ›

Memphis murder suspect arrested in Arkansas

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say a Memphis man accused of neglecting his mother to the point that she died has been arrested in Arkansas. Seth Bruce, spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service in Memphis, said Ronald Goodwin was arrested… continue reading ›

Jackson Man Convicted of First Degree Murder

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man who was involved in a shooting and caused an ensuing police chase in December 2012 was convicted of attempted first degree murder on Thursday. Jameca Tipler, 31, was found guilty of attempted first-degree murder of… continue reading ›

2 teens convicted of murder in soldier's death

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A jury has convicted two Tennessee men charged with killing a Fort Campbell solder who was giving them a ride home. The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/1bvz3Mj) reports that jurors in Montgomery County returned Thursday with the verdict against… continue reading ›

Jackson Man Convicted of First Degree Murder

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. - A guilty verdict was handed down to Damarcus Cole, convicted in the 2011 murder of Demetris Jackson. "I think they (Demetris' family) feel like justice has been served," said Captain Tyreece… continue reading ›

Murder Trial for Damarcus Cole Begins

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. -- The trial for the man charged with fatally shooting another man in 2011 began Wednesday. Damarcus Cole's trial began at 10 a.m. Wednesday regarding the shooting death of Demetrius Cole. The… continue reading ›

State presenting murder case against mother

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) - Prosecutors continue presentation of their murder case against a Bradley County woman in the death of her young sons. The state presented its first half-dozen witnesses on Tuesday in Cleveland, where 27-year-old Tasha Bates is being… continue reading ›

Jury selection set in murder trial of mother

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) - Jury selection is scheduled to begin for a Bradley County woman charged with murder in the heat-related deaths of her young sons. The Cleveland Daily Banner (http://bit.ly/17ex4bk ) reported lawyers were set to begin picking a… continue reading ›

Ex-reporter, candidate accused in murder-for-hire

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - A former Johnson City television reporter who unsuccessfully ran for U.S. Senate last year has been charged in a murder-for-hire plot. The Johnson City Press reports (http://bit.ly/152Zb8B) Thomas Kenneth Owens was arrested on Friday after… continue reading ›

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