22, Jul 2014 - Inmate from Knoxville killed at northeast Tenn. prison
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into what led up to an inmate from Knoxville being killed at Northeast Correctional Complex in Mountain City.
21, Jul 2014 - Rutherford, TN Attorney to appeal 12-year sentence in case of Tennessee woman who used meth while pregnant
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge sentenced a woman to 12 years and seven months in prison — more than the time recommended — because she was eight-months pregnant while helping cook and sample methamphetamine.The lawyer for 26-year-old Lacey Weld of Dandridge says he plans to appeal because U.S. District Judge Thomas Varlan opted to add prison time for putting a minor — Weld's unborn ...
19, Jul 2014 - Court Review: White looks at current campaign from perspective of only Tennessee justice not retain
KNOXVILLE — Penny White can remember "the day, hour and place" in 1996 when she was told someone was plotting to put her out of a job.White, a Northeast Tennessee native, had been appointed twice to judgeships by then-Democratic Gov. Ned McWherter — first to the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals and then to the Tennessee Supreme Court.Now, White has her own place in history: She's the only ...
03, Apr 2014 - Chattanooga, TN Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
A suspension of Knoxville attorney Roger D. Hyman’s law license has been upheld by a unanimous opinion of the Tennessee Supreme Court. In 2010, the Board of Professional Responsibility filed a petition for discipline against Mr. Hyman for two unrelated complaints.
02, Apr 2014 - Knoxville, TN Study of New Treatment During UT LIFESTAR Flights May Reduce Trauma Deaths
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The University of Tennessee Medical Center is participating in a clinical trial aimed at saving the lives of trauma patients who have uncontrolled bleeding. The treatment involves administering ...
02, Apr 2014 - Knoxville, TN Court dates set in mushroom growing case
Court dates have been set for three Tennessee people charged with growing hallucinogenic mushrooms.
02, Apr 2014 - Knoxville, TN Federal judge says same sex marriage legal for three Tenn. couples
A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction saying three same sex couples who sued the state of Tennessee can have their marriages recognized in the state.
02, Apr 2014 - Knoxville, TN Murder victim's loved one speaks out about a bill allowing jurors to see photo of victim before
The mother of a young murder victim wants to make sure Tennessee juries get to see the faces of the people like her daughter when their cases go to trial.
01, Apr 2014 - Former Knoxville priest convicted of child rape to appeal to Tenn. Supreme Court
Attorneys for a former Knoxville priest convicted of child rape have filed with the Tennessee Supreme Court in an effort to appeal his conviction.
25, Apr 2012 - Knoxville, TN Bill to drug test for Tennessee welfare advances - WVLT
The proposal differs from original legislation that the state's attorney general opined was constitutionally suspect. That measure would have drug tested applicants who had been convicted of using drugs within five years. The opinion said that ...
17, Nov 2011 - Davidson, TN Vanderbilt safety Andre Simmons in armed robbery incident - Sporting News
James Franklin and the Commodores head to Knoxville to face Tennessee this Saturday ... Simmons is being held in the Davidson County jail on $100,000 bond.