Day two of the triple-murder trial of Robert Seth Denton brought testimony from 11 people who witnessed the aftermath of the deaths he is charged with, and the playing of 911 calls both he and his grandfather made that night.
A reportedly unrepentant Scott County woman will serve nine years in prison for the severe abuse of her 22-month-old son, which prosecutors say has caused permanent blindness for the boy and "life-long hardship."
The last of six Washington County Detention Center inmates charged in the death of a fellow inmate was arrested in Kingsport on Monday and a woman was later taken into custody after being accused of helping the man elude authorities.
BLOUNTVILLE — Trial is underway for a triple murder that took place in front of six children in August 2015 at a home near Bristol — the defendant charged with the deaths of his grandmother, mother and stepfather and facing life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Christopher Blake Cox became a suspect during the second fire on Dec. 9 when he was spotted by a Hawkins County deputy near the fire scene pouring gas into his stalled pickup which had just run dry moments after an abandoned store was set ablaze using gasoline.
Police have arrested an 18-year-old for a pair of recent incidents at a Kingsport shopping center, where he allegedly sat in a car and intentionally exposed himself to women.
Holder, a graduate of the Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy, has served more than 20 years with the Scott County Sheriff’s Department.
Hawkins County deputies arrested a woman who had been wanted since October for allegedly threatening to stab her estranged husband with a knife and slashing tires on his vehicle and the vehicle of his female guest.
Officer Chad Gillenwater stated in his report that during this pursuit he observed "small unknown items being thrown from the driver's window of the vehicle." SPD Chief James Hammonds said none of those items were recovered on the highway.
The family of a Wise County woman who died of an alleged drug overdose in 2017 has filed a $2 million lawsuit against a former Coeburn physician and others. The suit states Cassandra Leigh Hill was prescribed opioid derived medications containing Buprenorphine such as Suboxone and Subutex.
Bak “alerted" on Bobby Lee Barker, after which a pat down was conducted. A loaded Kel-Tec 9 mm pistol was allegedly found in his front waistband, and a loaded Davis Industries .22 Magnum "Derringer" was found in his left jacket pocket.
At the intersection of Fort Henry Drive and Colonial Heights Road, an officer observed a car run a light that was red for three seconds. The driver was reportedly holding his hand out the window to flip off the Redflex camera — just as in other recent violations in the city.
After police had arrested Charles Lee Murray they reportedly found 5.5 Subutex pills missing from his recently filled prescription bottle.
Individuals booked into the Hawkins County jail from Dec. 24 through Jan. 6. All suspects are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
A man who allegedly stabbed a 19-year-old nearly three months ago at a Model City apartment complex has been taken into custody by police in New York.