West Tennessee bail bond agent Shelly Alexander wept Tuesday as she told lawmakers how she once refused to bail her daughter out of jail for a meth arrest.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
After a lengthy search through a residential Green Hill neighborhood, two out-of-town suspects were apprehended and are now face several charges.
Saturday, August 14, 2021
The man hospitalized after being shot by a Mt. Juliet Police officer at the Providence-area Kroger last week has been identified and currently faces multiple assault charges stemming from the Aug. 5 incident
Saturday, August 07, 2021
A man remains hospitalized after being shot by a Mt. Juliet Police Department officer responding to a call about a knife-wielding man at the Providence-area Kroger on Thursday.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
After an alleged incident at a Lebanon motel resulted in the death of a 4-month old, the infant’s father now faces a first-degree murder charge.
Thursday, July 08, 2021
Watertown Police Department and one of its officers have parted ways following the officer’s arrest in Sumner County in May.
Saturday, July 03, 2021
NASHVILLE — The mother of a Black man fatally shot by a white former Nashville officer sobbed, screamed and knocked over a lectern Friday as she begged a judge not to accept a plea deal she says was struck in secret without her knowledge.
Saturday, June 26, 2021
The Animal Rescue Corps saved over 40 dogs from a home in Jackson this week that belongs to the ex-wife of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassin, James Earl Ray.
Thursday, June 24, 2021
The man who died while in the custody of Mt. Juliet’s police department on June 14 has been identified.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
A man wanted for a May homicide at the Rollingwood Apartments in Lebanon was apprehended by Georgia State Police and U.S. Marshals over the weekend in Catoosa County.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
As relationships around the country between law enforcement and citizens remains in a word, strained, a couple concerned Wilson Countians sat down with local officials Tuesday to discuss how to mend that relationship.
Saturday, May 22, 2021
A Lebanon man has been indicted by a grand jury on a single charge of child pornography distribution.
Nearly three years after his arrest on a first-degree murder charge, Christopher Clark pleaded guilty to a lesser crime this week.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — A former nurse at a Tennessee high school who had more than 700 illicit images of juvenile girls has been charged in federal court with attempted production of child pornography, authorities said.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
ORLANDO, Fla. — A Florida politician who emerged as a central figure in the Justice Department’s sex trafficking investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz pleaded guilty Monday to six federal charges and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors as part of a plea deal.
Saturday, May 15, 2021
A former Mt. Juliet Police Department officer has been indicted on child sexual exploitation charges following an investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation technical services unit.
After an alleged murder-for-hire plot failed, one local woman now faces charges for solicitation of first degree murder.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Authorities are offering a cash reward for information that leads to locating the individual or individuals responsible for throwing a Molotov cocktail through a Wilson County resident’s window last month.
Following reported gunshots, Wilson County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a home in Mt. Juliet on Saturday morning. A chase ensued that led to the arrest of one Sumner County man.
Wilson County Sheriff’s Office deputies responding to a welfare check request near Cedar Forest Road in Lebanon found what authorities are saying were two neglected children. Two adults at the residence were arrested.
Thursday, May 06, 2021
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — An Alabama state trooper arrested last week on charges he raped an 11-year-old girl had been kicked out of the FBI amid a string of sexual misconduct allegations but was hired by the state agency with the apparent help of a fake bureau letter that scrubbed his record clean.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
After leading officials on a high-speed chase through Wilson County last Friday, one local man, described by the sheriff as “a convicted felon with a history of drug violations,” faces a new list of charges.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
UNION CITY — For rural Tennesseans, the cash-bail system has accelerated an endless cycle of arrests, excessively high bonds and incarceration, in communities already grappling with a substance-abuse epidemic and shrinking local economies.
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Two suspects remain at large following one robbery and at least one burglary that Mt. Juliet Police believe are related.
KNOXVILLE — After the brutal murder of their 21-year-old daughter in 2004 — and in the years that followed without an arrest — Joan and Mike Berry channeled their grief, and their rage, into a fight for stronger victim protections.