Diamond Dillard has been named as the motorcyclist killed in a crash in Clarksville, TN., involving a suspected drunk driver.
Dillard, 25, a voluntary coach with Kenwood High School and beloved member of his community, was operating a motorcycle on North 2nd Street in Clarksville around 1:30 a.m, Sunday when he was struck and killed by a vehicle operated by 21-year-old Benjamin Wilson.
Wilson was attempting to turn onto Riverside Drive, and he allegedly did not yield to an oncoming motorcycle. Continue reading
Rekia Kinnebrew has been identified as the Knoxville woman found shot dead in a Cherry Street residence.
Police responded near 5th Avenue and N. Cherry Street around 3 a.m. Sunday morning on reports of gunshots heard in the area.
Upon arrival to the area, investigators discovered a woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside a home located at 401 S Cherry St, Knoxville, TN. Continue reading
Tennessee man, Anthony Gaunichaux, reportedly placed his 2-year-old son outside a Murfreesboro residence moments before shooting his wife, Amanda Hasty Gaunichaux, and then himself dead.
Gaunichaux, 47, and his wife, Amanda, 36, were found dead inside an Annadel Court home after police responded to a call of a domestic dispute Wednesday night.
Deputies made contact with the husband just after 10 p.m. and dispatchers were on the line when Anthony Gaunichaux placed a toddler outside the residence and shot his wife and then himself dead. Police report hearing gunshots in the background. Continue reading
Carlos Darnell Dixon has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Nashville man, Cesar Reza, 24, in the parking lot of an Antioch hookah bar last Friday morning
Dixon, 33, was taken in custody by Metro Nashville Police in connection to the fatal shooting that occurred at Arabian Palace Lounge located at 1135 Bell Rd, Antioch, TN., last week.
Reza and two friends pulled into the busy parking lot with the intention of going to Arabian Palace Hookah Lounge. Witnesses told police the pair pulled up behind a man, later identified as Dixon, who was trying to back out of the parking lot. Continue reading
Dominick Hensley has been identified as the Sevier County, TN., teen involved in a swimming accident while visiting “Shinbone” swimming hole at the Little Pigeon River along Red Bank Rd., in Sevierville Monday night.
Investigators say Hensley, 19, of Sevierville, was pulled from the water by friends after becoming unresponsive. CPR was administered at the scene. Arriving EMS found Hensley on shore and transported him to an area hospital while continuing resuscitation efforts.
Hensley died Tuesday at UT Medical Center.
According to the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office, crews were dispatched to a possible drowning just after 3 p.m. Monday when they found the victim already pulled from the water. Authorities said Hensley had been carried to shore by other swimmers. Emergency personnel initiated CPR on the scene then worked to transport him to UT Medical Center via Lifestar. Hensley passed away early Tuesday morning. Continue reading
Derrick Brandon Wells has been named as the Tennessee man found dead after shots rang out in Columbia, police say.
Wells, 47, was discovered on Riverside Drive shot several times. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Columbia police arrived to the 900 block of Riverside Drive for a shots fired call at around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday to find 47-year-old Derrick Brandon Wells lying on the ground in front of an apartment shot several times. He died at Maury Regional Medical Center from his injuries. Continue reading
Jackson police have identified the GOLDLINE clerk shot in a Monday morning robbery. That man, Nageab Alshaif, has now died as a result of the shooting.
In a news release, police say Alshief was shot during an attempted robbery reported around 2:40 a.m. Monday at the gas station and convenience store, located at 1819 US-45 BYP, Jackson, TN 38305.
The release says Alshief was transported to a local hospital in stable condition before being transferred to a Memphis hospital. He later died from his injuries. Continue reading
Jonesborough, TN., police say they arrested school bus driver, Jackie Adams, after receiving a 911 call from a concerned citizen about a school bus driving erratically Wednesday around 7:20 a.m.
Adams, 49, of Telford, was taken in custody for what police say was “visible signs of impairment and failing a field sobriety test.”
Officer said they found the Washington County school bus, observed the driver’s actions, and stopped the bus. Adams is charged with driving under the influence and reckless endangerment. 23 students were on the bus at the time of the stop, according to Jonesborough police. Continue reading