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Former church treasurer gets 8 years of house arrest

Posted: 10/10/2011 - A former treasurer at a Rogersville church must spend the next eight years on house arrest and sell her home to pay back money she admitted stealing, but she can avoid going to prison.

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Mom returns home, finds daughter held at gunpoint

Updated: 10/10/2011 - It's every mother's nightmare. A northwest Knoxville mom returned home on Sunday to her 22 year-old daughter screaming that an intruder had held her and her two year-old at gunpoint, according to the Knox Co. Sheriff's Office.

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Knoxville Walgreens robber still on the run

Updated: 10/07/2011 - The suspect reportedly walked into the Walgreen's Pharmacy shortly after 2:30 p.m. and handed employees a note demanding pills. Police said he made off with a small amount of pills.

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Man faces rape charge for sex with 16-year-old

Posted: 10/07/2011 - A Memphis man has been charged with statutory rape after police say he picked up a 16-year-old girl from her school and had sex with her at a motel.

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Ex-NFL player admits fraud that bilked Tennesseans

Posted: 10/07/2011 - A former National Football League player and Mississippi businessman admitted to using investors' money for a planned resort area in China and to buy himself a luxury van, boat and other items.

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Drug seizures up in Cocke County

Posted: 10/06/2011 - Cocke County Sheriff Armando Fontes is targetting the property of suspected drug dealers caught in his county.

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Sevierville Police mourn loss of K9 Axel

Posted: 10/06/2011 - The Sevierville Police Department (SPD) recently lost a member of their family, as K9 Axel passed away on August 20, 2011. Axel’s handler and partner was Sgt. David Finchum.

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Nurse arrested for TennCare fraud

Posted: 10/06/2011 - A licensed practical nurse was arrested on Wednesday for TennCare fraud and illegally obtaining a controlled substance, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Thursday.

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Password prevents possible kidnapping

Posted: 10/06/2011 - The use of a password may have prevented a kidnapping at the Christian Academy of Knoxville on Monday, according to the Knoxville Police Dept.

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Appeal claims Baumgartner impaired during trial

Updated: 10/06/2011 - Lawyers for Vanessa Coleman have filed a sealed motion for a new trial citing impairment by Judge Richard Baumgartner, according to sources close to Coleman's defense.

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Hundreds of juror no-shows face jail time

Updated: 10/05/2011 - In Sevier County justice for a murdered four-year-old girl has been delayed thanks to folks who failed to show up for jury duty.

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Man makes plea deal in fatal officer shooting

Posted: 10/05/2011 - Federal court records show a man charged in the shooting death of a Henderson police officer has pleaded guilty in exchange for prosecutors agreeing not to seek the death penalty.

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TVA manager testifies for ash spill plaintiffs

Updated: 10/05/2011 - A Tennessee Valley Authority coal ash manager has told a judge the utility hoped to blame a disastrous 2008 spill on circumstances outside its control.

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