• missing child Mar 7, 2020

    Authorities Await Autopsy in Tennessee Missing Girl Case

    Authorities are awaiting autopsy results after remains of a missing 15-month-old girl were believed to be found in Tennessee

  • NBC Jun 13, 2019

    Around 25 Officers Injured in Memphis Protest After Task Force Kills Man

    Several law enforcement officers in Memphis were injured during a protest that began after federal officials killed a man they were attempting to arrest Wednesday, officials told NBC News. A driver wanted on multiple felony warrants attempted to ram law enforcement vehicles when officers with a regional U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force attempted to arrest him in Memphis’ Frayser...

  • officer Apr 30, 2019

    Officials: Parents of Suspect Among 7 Killed in Tennessee

    The man suspected of killing his parents and five other people in two rural Tennessee homes stole the car of one of the victims and was wearing a blood-stained T-shirt when he was seen, telling acquaintances the stain was just chocolate, according to authorities and court documents. Law enforcement agents arrested 25-year-old Michael Cummins on Saturday about a mile from...

  • officer Apr 29, 2019

    7 Bodies Found in 2 Tennessee Homes, Suspect Captured After Manhunt

    Police on Sunday raised the death toll at two homes in rural Tennessee to seven and said they are investigating whether a suspect captured after an hourslong manhunt knew the victims. Michael Cummins, 25, was taken into custody Saturday night after being shot about a mile away from one of the Sumner County crime scenes, said Tennessee Bureau of Investigation...

  • King Jul 31, 2018

    Ex-WWE Star Brian Christopher Lawler Dead at 46

    Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died a day after attempting suicide in his jail cell.

  • attorney Jun 2, 2018

    Man Suspected of Slaying Tennessee Deputy Is Captured

    Looking haggard and defeated after two days on the run from a massive manhunt, a suspect in the slaying of a deputy was arrested Friday by a single state trooper with no use of force, authorities said. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation tweeted photos of a handcuffed Steven Joshua Wiggins, grimacing as he was placed into the back seat of...

  • attorney May 31, 2018

    ‘Armed and Dangerous' Man Wanted in Tennessee Deputy's Killing

    A manhunt continued Thursday in the slaying of a Tennessee sheriff’s deputy who was fatally shot during a traffic stop. Police were offering a $12,500 reward to help them find a suspect who was charged the day before with hitting a woman and stealing her car. Authorities identified the suspect as Steven Joshua Wiggins, 31, a white male with balding...

  • texas Dec 14, 2017

    Officials Say Suspect in 3 Killings Found in Texas

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a suspect in three slayings who was listed among the agency’s Top 10 Most Wanted fugitives has been captured in Texas.

  • Oklahoma Mar 31, 2017

    Missing Teen Spotted With Teacher in Oklahoma: Authorities

    There’s been a confirmed sighting in Oklahoma of a 15-year-old girl who disappeared more than two weeks ago with her 50-year-old teacher, Tennessee authorities said Friday. Surveillance images from a Walmart in Oklahoma City show teacher Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas purchasing food items in the store with cash, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said. The statement said the images...

  • NBC Mar 27, 2017

    Unseen Video Reveals Voice of 15-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Kidnapped by Teacher

    Video of 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas who authorities believe was kidnapped by a former teacher was published Sunday in a new effort to help find the Tennessee girl....
    The roughly one-minute video, which was posted by Wayne County Now, includes the first published recording of Elizabeth’s voice since she vanished on March 13 with her former forensics teacher, Tad Cummins, 50....
    “Please share...

  • NBC Mar 20, 2017

    Concerns Grow for Tenn. Girl, 15, Who Vanished With Teacher, 50

    Investigators said they are continuing to search for a Tennessee high school freshman who they believe disappeared seven days ago with her former teacher, NBC News reported. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Elizabeth Thomas, 15, went missing on March 13. The bureau’s Amber Alert indicated she may have been kidnapped by 50-year-old Tad Cummins, Elizabeth’s former teacher at Culleoka...

  • texas Aug 1, 2016

    Man Charged With Sex Trafficking; Missing Girl Found

    Authorities say a Nashville man has been charged in a human trafficking case involving a missing 12-year-old Texas girl.

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