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Tennessee Crime

Guns Allegedly Found At National Guard Armory Shooting Suspect's Home

AP | LUCAS L. JOHNSON II | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

LOBELVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police found a store of firearms Thursday at the home of a 15-year-old boy charged with shooting a longtime member of the N...

David Lohr

Sex-Offender Pastor Arrested On Statutory Rape Charges

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

A convicted sex offender holding a pastoral position at a Kentucky church has been arrested on charges involving a teenage member of his congregation....

Gregory Hale Killed Lisa Hyder; Dismembered, Ate Body, Officials Say

AP | LUCAS L. JOHNSON II | Posted 06.10.2014 | Crime

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was charged over the weekend with dismembering the body of a woman and eating part of her corpse in a bizarr...

Man Pleads Guilty To Killing 2 Postal Workers

AP | ADRIAN SAINZ | Posted 05.22.2014 | Crime

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A former corrections officer pleaded guilty Thursday to fatally shooting two workers at a rural Tennessee post office in a dea...

Cops: Tennessee Man Had Sex With ATM, Picnic Table

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.19.2014 | Weird News

A 49-year-old Tennessee man was arrested after making an unusual deposit at a Murfreesboro ATM. Police say Lonnie Hutton walked into the Boro Bar a...

Parents, Daughter Arrested In Prostitution Sting

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.14.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Tennessee arrested a mother, father and daughter Monday during an undercover prostitution sting. According to the Metropolitan Nashv...

Second Suspect Charged In Holly Bobo's Disappearance

David Lohr | Posted 04.30.2014 | Crime

Authorities have charged a second suspect in connection with the 2011 disappearance of Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo. Jason Wayne Autry, 39,...

Man's Alleged Fake Kidnapping Backfires When Mom Won't Pay Ransom

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.23.2014 | Weird News

A man accused of staging his own kidnapping failed to quickly make cash when his mother wasn't willing to pay his ransom. Zachery Logsdon, 25, of K...

Police Arrest Mom Who Blames Jesus For Baby's Death

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.10.2014 | Crime

A Tennessee mother accused of killing her 7-month-old daughter on Friday won't be arraigned until a mental evaluation is conducted, a judge ordered Mo...

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Woman Blames Satanic Cult For Mom's Stabbing

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.21.2014 | Crime

Katie Nichols, a Tennessee woman accused of stabbing her mother and leaving her for dead, isn't to blame for her actions –- a satanic cult is, Nicho...

Couple Charged After 5-Year-Old Dies From Drinking Soda

AP | Posted 02.06.2014 | Crime

SURGIONSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An East Tennessee couple is charged with murder in the death of the man's 5-year-old daughter after an autopsy revealed ...

Deputy Accused Of Raping Woman During Traffic Stop

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

A deputy in Chattanooga, Tenn., has been charged with aggravated rape for allegedly forcing oral sex on a woman during a traffic stop. Willie Greer...

Road Rage Suspect Allegedly Shot Motorcyclist Twice

AP | Posted 12.17.2013 | Crime

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man is charged with two counts of attempted murder for allegedly shooting a motorcyclist several times and backi...

Federal Air Marshal Accused Of Taking Upskirt Photos On Duty

AP | Posted 10.18.2013 | Crime

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal air marshal has been arrested and accused of taking cell phone photographs underneath women's ...

Man 'Playing Around' With Gun Shoots Neighbor Through Floor: Cops

Posted 10.15.2013 | Weird News

A Tennessee man accidentally shot his neighbor through the floor of their apartment complex, police say. David White, 22, told police he was "play...

1 Reason Not To Shoot Imaginary Gorillas From Your Recliner

Posted 09.25.2013 | Weird News

A Tennessee man took a strategic sitting position in his recliner and fired at the gorillas inside his house. OK, the gorillas weren't real, but th...

Naked Man Jumps In Pool With Children, Breaks Officer's Arm

Posted 09.23.2013 | Weird News

A Tennessee man is in some hot water after enjoying a cold swim. Police responded Sunday afternoon to reports of a naked man damaging cars, WMC-TV ...

Cop Searched For Child Porn On Patrol Car Computer: Feds

Posted 08.17.2013 | Crime

A Tennessee cop is accused of searching for pornographic images of underage girls on his patrol car computer. Herbert Eugene Miller, an auxiliary o...

Woman Shoots At Car Backing Up In Driveway: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.27.2013 | Weird News

No one will accuse Margie Rhea Ramey of showing Southern hospitality. Instead, the 72-year-old is accused of shooting multiple times at a family at...

'Irate' Husband Killed By Wife 15 Minutes After Leaving Jail

Posted 07.11.2013 | Crime

A Tennessee man was shot and killed by his wife less than 15 minutes after he was released from jail. Robert Vann Marshall, 34, allegedly broke an ...

Man Allegedly Kills Puppy By Putting It In Dishwasher

AP | Posted 07.01.2013 | Crime

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Police in Memphis, Tenn., say a puppy was killed when a man put it in a dishwasher and ran the machine. Police charged 27-year-old ...

Dad Allegedly Tries To Sell Child For Girlfriend's Bond Money

Posted 04.01.2013 | Weird News

A father in Kingsport, Tenn. is accused of trying to sell his 6-year-old daughter to get money to bond his girlfriend out of jail. Shawn Wayne Hug...

Woman Allegedly Trades BJ For 'Better Deal' On Cadillac

Posted 03.27.2013 | Weird News

She's a sucker for a good deal. Crystal Frantzen, 28, was spotted performing oral sex on 58-year-old Gary Tipton in public "in exchange for a bett...

School Bus Driver Allegedly Found Drunk Inside Bus, About To Pick Up Kids

Posted 03.13.2013 | Weird News

When Ms. Frizzle said, "Take chances, make mistakes, get messy," this is not what she meant. Cheryl Hembree, of Cocke County, Tenn. allegedly purc...

Mom On Trial For Allegedly Smothering Newborn Twins

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 05.12.2013 | Crime

GALLATIN, Tenn. — One police officer choked up and another fought back tears Tuesday as they testified about finding two dead babies in a laundr...