4 days ago
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Tennessee House OKs bill opening up officer shooting records

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee House has cleared legislation to publicly disclose Tennessee Bureau of Investigation probes into deaths from officer shootings. The House voted 91-0 Monday to open the investigative records into deaths from a shooting by law enforcement. Senators previously passed the bill 30-0. It soon heads to Gov. Bill Haslam. The […]
6 days ago
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Wilson County Woman Charged with Solicitation to Commit Murder

Nashville, TN (WDEF) – An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has resulted in the arrest of a Lebanon woman who is charged with trying to hire someone to kill her ex-husband. The TBI began investigating Julia Lane Adams, 41, after learning she had asked an acquaintance to find someone to carry out […]
1 week ago
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Authorities: Tennessee Student, Teacher Found in California

Authorities say a 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher last month has been found safe in California and the teacher has been arrested.
2 weeks ago
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Tennessee Couple charged in 2016 Murder

NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Cheatham County deputies has resulted in the arrest of a Fairview couple on charges stemming from a shooting death last December.                                              At the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, on December 2, 2016, TBI Special Agents joined deputies with […]
3 weeks ago
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Family members of man charged in homicide arrested in ongoing joint investigation

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF) – In a joint investigation with the McMinnville Police Department, Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for the mother and grandparents of a homicide suspect, who are accused of trying to hinder the ongoing investigation. At the request of 31st District Attorney General Lisa Zavogiannis, TBI Special Agents […]
1 month ago
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Joint investigation results in arrest of Sumner County Doctor

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the 18th Judicial District Drug Task Force and the Gallatin Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Hendersonville doctor on prescription-related charges. In February, investigators with the 18th Judicial Drug Task Force began investigating complaints that Dr. Lawrence Joseph […]
1 month ago
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$24,000 reward offered in Hardeman County Cold Case

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF)  – Representatives from the offices of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the 25th District Attorney General and the Hardeman County Sheriff today announced the creation of a $24-thousand reward, in an effort to gain information about a 1998 unsolved murder in Hardeman County. At the request of then-District […]
1 month ago
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Manhunt intensifies for missing Tenn. teacher, student

(CBS News) – Police are searching this morning for a former teacher accused of convincing a teenage student to run away with him. Investigators in Tennessee believe Tad Cummins kidnapped 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas. Cummins was fired from his teaching job last week over alleged inappropriate behavior with the teen. He faces charges of sexual contact […]
1 month ago
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Theft, Insurance Fraud Indictment of Grundy County Man

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has led to the indictment of a Tracy City man on insurance fraud charges. After looking into fraud allegations involving Grundy County insurance agent Troy E. Shrum, 46, TBI agents discovered that between December 2010 and November 2015 he received money from […]
2 months ago
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TBI Top 10 Fugitive Captured in Louisiana

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF) – A man who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list on February 16th is now in custody in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. Keithandre Trevon Murray was arrested today by deputies with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office in Monroe, Louisiana, where he has relatives. Murray was wanted […]