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Documents paint former Patriots TE Hernandez as triggerman

Documents paint former Patriots TE Hernandez as triggerman

July 9th, 2013 10:45 pm by BRIDGET MURPHY, Associated Press

A man linked to the murder case involving former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez cast him as the triggerman in a police interview, according to documents filed Tuesday in Florida.

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Jury selected for Kingsport double murder trial

Jury selected for Kingsport double murder trial

July 9th, 2013 9:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Leslie Ware Jr., 35, is on trial for the 2005 robbery and execution-style murder of Jeffrin Nolan, 27, and Terrance Alexander, 21, inside the former Sole candle shop on Myrtle Street. The shop was owned by Nolan.

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Court denies appeal of Duffield man serving life term for shooting Scott deputy

Court denies appeal of Duffield man serving life term for shooting Scott deputy

July 9th, 2013 9:36 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Jonathan Matthew Qualls entered an Alford plea in 2011 to a charge of attempted capital murder of a police officer and also pleaded guilty to the felonious use of a firearm and being a violent felon in possession of a firearm.

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Kingsport teen leads police on lengthy pursuit

Kingsport teen leads police on lengthy pursuit

July 9th, 2013 6:29 pm by Wes Bunch and Rain Smith

A Kingsport teen was arrested in Scott County, Va., late Monday night after allegedly leading police from multiple agencies on a nearly 30-mile pursuit — striking another motorist's car and throwing items from his vehicle as he fled.

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Johnson City woman charged with second-degree murder

Johnson City woman charged with second-degree murder

July 9th, 2013 1:33 pm by NET News Service

According to a press release, police responded to 306 E. Chesnut St. at 4 a.m. to investigate a domestic disturbance, finding a male resident with a laceration to his lower torso.

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Man charged in Knoxville hit-and-run that killed pedestrian

Man charged in Knoxville hit-and-run that killed pedestrian

July 9th, 2013 12:20 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel staff

KNOXVILLE — Police this morning charged a man in connection with a hit-and-run crash in East Knoxville that killed a 65-year-old pedestrian.

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Update: Jury selected for final defendant in Kingsport murders

Update: Jury selected for final defendant in Kingsport murders

July 9th, 2013 8:46 am by Nick Shepherd

A jury was selected today for Leslie Ware Jr., 35, the last defendant in a Kingsport double murder. Opening statements are scheduled for tomorrow morning.

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Despite legal woes, Haslam plans to own the Browns for a long time

Despite legal woes, Haslam plans to own the Browns for a long time

July 9th, 2013 8:17 am by Associated Press

A spokesman for Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam says Haslam has no plans to sell the franchise despite legal troubles with the company he runs.

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Authorities seize four malnourished dogs tied to trees in Jonesborough; two women arrested

Authorities seize four malnourished dogs tied to trees in Jonesborough; two women arrested

July 8th, 2013 7:11 pm by Becky Campbell, Johnson City Press

Washington County Animal Control and Jonesborough Public Safety seized four malnourished dogs they found tied on short chains to trees in a woman’s yard, according to court documents.

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Police: Infant pepper sprayed, woman charged with abuse

Police: Infant pepper sprayed, woman charged with abuse

July 8th, 2013 6:59 pm by Becky Campbell, Johnson City Press

JOHNSON CITY — Johnson City police arrested a woman Saturday who is accused of using pepper spray on another woman and her infant at a local motel, according to a court document.

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