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Charges to be amended to murder after shooting victim dies at hospital

A Corbin man, who initially survived after being shot in the head with a .357 pistol early Sunday morning, has died. Timothy Seth Pennington died Thursday at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, according to the Corbin Police Department. Corbin Police Lt. Coy Wilson, who...

Jellico man charged with murder

A Jellico man has been charged with murder following a joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office into the shooting death of Brenda G. Booth on May 2. Steven W. Zecchini, 56, was arrested on May 3. According to TBI...

Keavy man indicted for murder

A Keavy man was indicted Friday for the murder of a man in northern Laurel County on December 20. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Williamsburg man indicted for murder

The Whitley County Grand Jury handed down indictments in one murder case and one manslaughter case while issuing their monthly report Monday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member?...
Posted On 21 Apr 2021

‘I didn’t kill nobody,’ suspect tells judge

A Williamsburg man, who stayed inside the apartment he shared with his girlfriend for weeks after he allegedly killed her with the body sealed in a large garbage can in the closet, had several Google searches on his cell phone for things, such as how long it takes a body to...
Posted On 10 Feb 2021

Additional details emerging in W’burg murder case

Williamsburg Police are starting to learn a little more about the killing of a Williamsburg woman, who was last seen on Jan. 7 and whose body was found inside her apartment Monday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...
Posted On 03 Feb 2021

Dead body found in missing W’burg woman’s apartment; boyfriend charged with murder Monday

A Williamsburg missing person case turned into a homicide investigation Monday after police found what they believe to be the victim’s remains inside her apartment, and arrested her boyfriend, John P. Meadows, for murder. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird, who is the...
Posted On 01 Feb 2021

After 6 months, Taylor transferred to state prison

Courtney Taylor, who is serving three sentences of life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2017 killings of her husband and two teenage daughters, has gotten her wish and was been transferred out of the Whitley County Detention Center about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. On...
Posted On 14 Jan 2021

Whitley County woman convicted in 1989 Knox County murder, paroled

A Whitley county woman who, along with her husband, was convicted of murdering two men on August 29, 1989 has been granted parole after 31 years in prison. The woman was originally scheduled to remain incarcerated until 2064, her husband remains locked up. The widow of one of the...
Posted On 02 Oct 2020
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Murder suspect claims victim killed herself, wants copies of her medical, psychological records

Nicholas Rucker, who is charged with murder, claims that he didn’t kill Vicki Conner on May 22, 2019, and that instead Conner shot herself to death right in front of him. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to...
Posted On 23 Sep 2020