Awaiting trial, Jeffrey Epstein faced up to 45 years behind bars on federal sex trafficking and conspiracy charges. The federal investigation into the allegations remains ongoing.
The TBI said Friday it has received 250 tips, but there have been no credible sightings of Curtis Ray Watson since he escaped the West Tennessee State Penitentiary two days ago.
Deputy Brandon Poff, 30, was on duty at the time his cruiser struck a car on Stone Drive. He has since been reassigned as a school resource officer.
A woman who was seriously injured in a roll-over crash last month that occurred while allegedly fleeing police following shoplifting and hit-and-run incidents in Rogersville was arrested Wednesday afternoon on several charges including three felonies.
A pair of people who were videoed while stealing auto parts at a Kingsport dealership may be linked to similar crimes across the Tri-Cities.
The grandmother reported that Crystal McMillian had been drinking and tried to leave in her vehicle. When the children tried to stop McMillian, she allegedly started hitting them with a bull whip.
Authorities are searching for a Tennessee convict who officials say is a person of interest in the death of a corrections employee and escaped a prison on a tractor.
Though the suspect refused to exit his home, he yelled out of a window that he would, "kill officers...had C-4 inside and would blow it up." Police then shot non-lethal pepper balls into the room he occupied.
Samantha Rae Dennis pleaded guilty in August 2018 to second-degree murder and assault and battery stemming from the Dec. 23, 2016 incident, when she turned across U.S. Alternate Route 58 near the Banner community to avoid a traffic sobriety checkpoint.
“At the end of the day, the student gets his education and we are consistent in providing a safe environment for all students.” — director of schools Matt Hixson
The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that took place during a power outage at a convenience store on Carters Valley Road near Mount Carmel.
Kevin Altizer reportedly stated that he agreed to give Preston Franklin a ride to Weigel's to sell meth to an unknown male. For being the driver Altizer said he’d get $20 and a “teen”, which is slang for 1.5 grams of meth.
The attorney for a Hawkins County boy who was arrested with a gun at Cherokee High School in March has filed a motion in Chancery Court asking that several school officials be jailed for contempt of court for allegedly not allowing the boy to attend classes Monday. Criminal charges were dismissed against the boy this past June.
Shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday, the Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on East Main Street in Rogersville near the Burem Road intersection.
“There is a sizable reserve, and as long as nobody comes back and says that it is not permissible, that is money we have set aside that we could use.” — finance director Eric Buchanan