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1 Killed In Crash On Panther Creek Road In Rutherford County

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WTVF - 2018-05-20 03:29:31

Man Pleads Guilty To Rape Of A Child

LEBANON, Tenn. - A man pled guilty to one count of rape of a child in Wilson County.Reports stated Charles Blackburn gave the guilty plea Friday in Wilson County Criminal Court.He was sentenced to 25 years in the penitentiary, which will be served at 100 percent.Authorities confirmed Blackburn will

WTVF - 2018-05-19 01:28:37

Roane County deputy uncovers at least $60,000 worth of narcotics on routine call

Law enforcement found a marijuana grow operation, growing equipment and paraphernalia, packaged narcotics and a firearm.

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-05-18 20:16:00

2nd Suspect Arrested In Beating Death

Another suspect, 50-year-old Derrick Asbury, was also charged with criminal homicide in Jenkins’ death. Asbury was arrested Wednesday.

WTVF - 2018-05-18 21:24:24

10 charged after sex trafficking sting in Tennessee

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10 Charged In Human Trafficking Operations

The undercover operation involved the TBI, Office of the 13th District Attorney General, Cookeville Police Department, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, and Homeland Security Investigators.


Diane Black took flight on private plane linked to company that benefited from her politicking

Last month, when U.S. Rep. Diane Black traveled to the Paris Fish Fry and the Hamilton County Reagan Day Dinner, she did so on a plane affiliated with a company that benefited from a federal emissions exemption she helped secure.

THE TENNESSEAN - 2018-05-19 01:24:05

Dunlap man one of 10 facing indictments for seeking sex with minors

Two female TBI agents posted on the 'Women Seeking Men' section of a website, offering sex. During their text or phone conversations, the agents identified themselves as being 14 to 17 years old.


WATCH: Man smashes rock into door of Crossville business, steals cash from register

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --On Friday morning at 3:35 a.m., a male suspect used a large rock to break into Tommy's Motorsports located on Crabtree Lane in Crossville, Tennesssee.


TBI releasing results of middle Tennessee human trafficking investigation

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) —The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation will be releasing the results of a human trafficking investigation in middle Tennessee.TBI will be holding a news conference at noon in Cookeville.Agents did not give further information.FOX 17 News will stream the news conference liveo


Sheriff: Two dead in Rutherford County shooting

Rutherford County Crime Stoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here is how to submit a tip.Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee(Photo: File)Two people were killed in a Wednesday night shooting, according to the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.


TBI: 10 men charged after agents posed as underage prostitutes

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --Ten men have been arrested and face felony charges after an undercover operation found they had attempted to purchase illicit sex from minors, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a release Thursday.The operation began in Cookeville on February 15 and ran through


Eye Centers ordered to repay $971K

Eye Centers of Tennessee, LLC, Dr. Larry E. Patterson and office administrator Raymond K. Mays were ordered by the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee on March 21, 2018, to pay back $971,622.16 to the company’s retirement plan after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor foun


Leggings and meth at Walmart

The woman then, allegedly, went into a changing room with a pair of black leggings where a female security officer said she saw her take off her jeans, put the leggings on, put the blue jeans back on over the leggings, then go to the self-checkout, where she paid for one item and attempted to leave.


Woman sentenced to 54 months in jail

Sharlene Kay Warner, 52, was slated to go on trial on a charge of robbery in connection with an incident Jan. 17, 2017, during which she was accused of entering the home of Misty Howard, assaulting her, snatching her purse and fleeing on foot.


Impaired men face charges in Tennplasco incident

Westmoreland's Charles Howard Harrison, 36, and Lafayette's Jerry Gene Daddezio, 21, have been charged with criminal trespassing, disorderly conduct and public intoxication.


Truck overturns, spilling load of scrap cars onto I-40 in Harriman; injuries reported

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Cookeville not planning on tax increase

When the Cookeville City Council considers a budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year next month, they won't be looking at a property tax increase.However, the city is at a point where leaders are looking a When the Cookeville City Council considers a budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year next month, they wo


School Board meeting starts on Tuesday, ends on Monday

By Dewain E. Peek,OCN EditorOverton County Board of Education began the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 8, but finished it on Monday, May 14.A work session was held immediately before the monthly business meeting, and it was opened with an infrastructure update by Brent Thrasher.


Man Wanted In Beating Death

South Precinct detectives announced late Wednesday that Derrick Asbury, 50, is charged with criminal homicide for the beating death of his acquaintance Alfred Jenkins. Investigators said Jenkins was assaulted on May 2nd near the intersection of Lincoln and Lafayette Streets. This week, he succumbed