Police say Travis Gale Bishop, 39, allegedly entered a home on Alderwood Drive “unlawfully” and a struggle ensued, resulting in gunfire and the victim being shot in the leg.
Oak Ridge police issued a BOLO for a man intent on "spreading joy" at the White House: "stated he was going to get naked, jump the fence and find the president."
A woman murdered this week by her ex-boyfriend was pregnant, according to police, while prior to his arrest, he attempted to commit suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning — and left a note saying "I don't deserve to live."
Police report that a woman who was attacked by her child's father on Sunday and left unconscious on the lawn has now passed away.
BLOUNTVILLE — A man who allegedly tried to kill his former girlfriend and set fire to her Kingsport home has been arrested by police in Hamblen County.
A new program at the Sullivan County jail isn't going to solve the facility's massive problem of overcrowding — but for a handful of inmates, it could be the pathway for rebuilding their lives.
BLOUNTVILLE — As the population in Sullivan County's packed jail continues to grow, the facility's staff faces an increasingly dire struggle to protect both inmates and themselves.
A former Scott County police officer intends to plead guilty to embezzlement and wire fraud during his time as a deputy, when he allegedly fabricated overtime hours, accepted sex for payment of court-ordered monitoring and completed coworkers' online training.
A Sullivan County commissioner has been indicted for alleged actions in his role as a county constable, where he is accused of signing off on court documents that he did not serve.
With a year in office under his belt, Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy believes he has fulfilled campaign promises to fight the drug epidemic, serve backlogged court papers and improve school safety.