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TBI: Investigation underway for officer involved shooting in Portland
According to TBI, the Portland Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop, when the vehicle took off from officers, then crashed on Denning Ford Road near the Portland Lake.
TBI: Driver shot by Portland officer following pursuit
At some point following the crash, the officer reportedly fired his weapon, hitting the driver.
Man Surrenders After Killing Brother: Nashville Police
MADISON, TN -- A fraternal fight turned deadly in Madison early Thursday, according to Metro Police.
Officials: Tennessee officer shoots man after pursuit, crash
PORTLAND, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say a Tennessee police officer shot and wounded a man after a pursuit that ended in a crash.A statement from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the circumstances leading to the shooting Thursday night in Portland are being investigated. The statement says an
Russellville woman arrested on drug charges
While in the home, a deputy found meth, marijuana, eight marijuana plants, along with several items of drug paraphernalia.
Sumner County mother files wrongful death lawsuit in teen's hanging death
The adoptive mother of a 15-year-old who was found hanging by a bedsheet in the Sumner County Jail last May alleges several jail and healthcare employees were negligent in their treatment of her son, according to a wrongful death lawsuit filed recently in Sumner County Circuit Court.Sumner County an
Fleming, Hernandez carry Bowling Green to 5-0 win over Great Lakes
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Ronaldo Hernandez homered and had two hits, and Josh Fleming allowed just four hits over six innings as the Bowling Green Hot Rods beat the Great Lakes Loons 5-0 on Thursday.Fleming (2-0) picked up the win after he struck out six.Bowling Green got on the board first in the
DUI, evading suspect leaves hospital; $1,000 reward offered for information
Due to Summers’ impaired state and self-inflicted injuries, he was taken to the Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon emergency room. While he under treatment and not fully conscious, a court order was provided to the hospital, which required it to immediately notify the department if Summers was to be release
Jail hostage suspect dies at state prison
The suspect in a dramatic prisoner escape and hostage situation that occurred at the Sumner County Jail in 2015 was found dead at a state prison last week, according to the Tennessee Department of Corrections.James McCutchen was being held at the Lois M. DeBerry Special Needs Facility in Nashville a
Judge kicks lawyer off case for man accused of killing girls
SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has ordered the lawyer for a man charged with killing a 7-year-old girl off the case, citing the defendant's inability to pay for his legal defense.The Bowling Green Daily NewsreportsAllen County Circuit Judge Janet Crocker ruled Tuesday on 41-year-old Timothy Madden'
Sumner County Sheriff's Office seeks missing, endangered adult
Patrick Colturi, 34, walked away from a special needs group home in northern Sumner County Tuesday night. He was seen walking northbound on Highway 31E between Westmoreland and Scottsville, Kentucky near the state line last night.
Traffic stop leads to multiple drug, weapon charges in MJ
Items seized during the Tuesday morning arrest of Matthew Ryan Stewart, 21, of Old Hickory, after a routine traffic stop in Mt. Juliet.WCSO
Cyntoia Brown: Parole panel split during clemency hearing for Nashville woman sentenced to life
It will be up to Gov. Bill Haslam to accept or reject their recommendation. Haslam, in his second term as governor, has thus far not granted any bids for clemency, but it is not uncommon in Tennessee for governors to grant pardons shortly before they exit office.
Coach spots wanted man coming from woods outside Wilson Central H.S.
Photo: WKRNLEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) - A wanted man was taken into custody Wednesday morning after he was spotted coming out of the woods near Wilson Central High School Wednesday morning.Wilson County Schools spokeswoman Jennifer Johnson told News 2 it was believed the man was armed with a gun.It's unk
Warrants issued for man wanted for Hendersonville car burglaries, thefts
According to police, Brandon Dalton is wanted for four counts of theft under $1,000 and one count of theft over $2,500.
Judge: Lawyer can't represent man in death penalty case - ABC 36 News
SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky judge says a lawyer must stop representing a defendant in a death penalty case after the client’s money ran out and the lawyer sought state help paying for expert examinations and testimony.The Bowling Green Daily News reports Allen County Circuit Judge Janet Crock
Lanes blocked on I-40 West in Lebanon after crash
LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) - Lanes are blocked on Interstate 40 West in Lebanon after a crash Tuesday afternoon.It happened around 4:15 p.m. near mile marker 239. Westbound traffic is affected with the left lanes blocked.The Tennessee Department of Transportation estimates the scene will not be cleared u
Tennessee mom arrested for smoking crack in McDonald's parking lot with child in back seat
NASHVILLE, Tenn.-NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV)-- A Nashville mom has been charged with child endangerment after police say she was smoking crack in a car while her 6-year-old son was in the back seat.
Fun things to do this summer in Sumner County
It's hot, and the kids are out of school, but Sumner County hosts plenty of events and amenities to keep the calendar filled and family happy.
Tennessee man indicted by Edmonson Co. grand jury
Jason G. Long, 35, of 3799 Oak Groves Road, Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee was indicted Friday for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (first offense, greater than or equal to 2 grams of methamphetamine), buy/possession of drug paraphernalia, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of