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14 hrs ago | via Lebanon Democrat
Marchbanks was convicted of all charges against him, including drug conspiracy, maintaining a drug house, possessing firearms in furtherance of drug crimes and distributing drugs to a 14 year old, after a week-long jury trial in September. Senior Judge John T. Nixon sentenced Marchbanks to the maximum allowed under the federal sentencing guideline range, to reflect the seriousness of the crimes and protect the public. Comment?
Wednesday | via KATV Little Rock
The jury deliberated for three hours before announcing that Vandenb... . Cory Batey, facing camera, says goodbye to his attorney Worrick Robinson after being found guilty Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Comment?
Wednesday | via WTVF Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Police said a woman tracked down her stolen items to a man living right down the street. Comment?
Tuesday | via KSWO
Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Tenn. Former Vanderbilt football players Vandenburg... . Comment?
Saturday Jan 24 | via Lebanon Democrat
Attorney Robert Macpherson entered a not guilty plea on behalf of Joseph Christopher Hendry, who waived his appearance, in Judge Brody Kane's court Friday. Attorney Robert Macpherson entered a not guilty plea on behalf of Joseph Christopher Hendry, who waived his appearance, in Judge Brody Kane's court Friday. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via Herald-Citizen
A Monterey man is in jail and another is in the hospital after an alleged stabbing incident occurred on West Broad Street early this morning. According to Lt. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via New Jersey Herald
Anthony Virga grew up in Hampton and now lives in Wantage, but he's frequently out of town. This photo of him was taken on a turkey-hunting trip to Oklahoma last year. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via New York Daily News
The head of the Justice Department's powerful Public Integrity Section is stepping down on the heels of overseeing major cases, including this week's arrest of New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. He'll become the number two prosecutor for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Nashville, Tenn., multiple Justice Department officials said. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via The Advocate
Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU center Elliott Porter snaps the ball to quarterback Anthony Jennings as running back Terrence Magee surveys the field during an Oct. 18 game against Kentucky. Former LSU center Elliott Porter was arrested on a charge of simple assault last month, according to New Orleans TV station WDSU. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via Lebanon Democrat
U.S. Marshals arrested a Nashville man Tuesday morning on charges of killing 13-year-old C'Asia Patton following a drive-by shooting earlier this month. Lebanon interim police Chief Michael VanHook confirmed marshals arrested Joseph Christopher Hendry Jr., 19, at the Extended Stay America Hotel in Brentwood at about 11 a.m. Hendry surrendered without incident when marshals and Brentwood officers knocked on the door. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via WTVF Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. A grand jury has indicted a suspect in the death of a man who was shot multiple times while sitting on the passenger side of a vehicle in the Edgehill area. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via WKRN
South Nashville Precinct detectives have released surveillance photos of a man who burglarized multiple doctors' offices hoping someone will be able to identify him. A burglary suspect allegedly stole money and prescription pads from multiple doctors' offices at Southern Hills Medical Center early Tuesday morning. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via Lebanon Democrat
Tadulfo Cortes, 30, of Lebanon, pleaded guilty to statutory rape by an authority figure. The terms of the agreement resulted in a six-year prison sentence, with credit for time already served. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via WTVF Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. The woman accused of driving the wrong-way on a Nashville interstate and causing a deadly crash has been arrested and taken to jail. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via KSWO
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has refused appeals from three death row inmates, including an Austin man convicted of stabbing his victim 107 times. Milton Gobert was condemned in 2010 for the slaying of 37-year-old Mel Cotton at Cotton's home. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via ABC 33/40
Had it not been for an act of vandalism, four former Vanderbilt football players probably would not have been charged with rape. Had it not been for an act of vandalism, four former Vanderbilt football players probably would not have been charged with rape. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via Journal Gazette
A 46-year-old woman who's among three people whose criminal convictions were erased by Gov. Mike Pence in his first gubernatorial pardons says she pursued her pardon for five years. Comment?
Sunday Jan 11 | via Clarksville Online
Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer has announced the preliminary number of traffic fatalities in Tennessee last year and the state's strategic highway safety plan for 2015. Early figures indicate there were 961 vehicular deaths on Tennessee roadways in 2014. Comment?
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