HAWK GUILTY OF 34 YEAR OLD COLD CASE MURDER
A Hamilton County jury deliberated eight and a half hours to find William "Billy" F. Hawk guilty of the 1981 first degree murder of Mack Salyer.
GATLINBURG DETECTIVE INDICTED FOR AGGRAVATED PERJURY
Gatlinburg detective Floyd Rodney Burns faces two counts of aggravated perjury for his testimony in the case of three adults charge with Failure to Report child sexual abuse.
PUSH TO CLOSE THE 19-YEAR OLD UNSOLVED GOETCHEUS MURDERS
January 9, 2016, marks 19 years since the Goetcheus brothers were found executed inside their home. We need the public to help us put the final pieces in place to bring their killer(s) to justice.
COLD CASE UNIT DISCOVERS UNANALYZED EVIDENCE IN DOZENS OF CASES
We've learned unprocessed evidence collected from autopsies has been stored untouched in the Medical Examiner’s Office for up to thirty years.
COLD CASE UNIT MAKES ARREST IN 34 YEAR OLD MURDER CASE
On Monday, September 21, 2015, Hamilton County Grand Jury indicted William Frank Hawk for the 1981 murder of Mack Salyer.
CONVICTED KILLER RECEIVES 22 YEAR SENTENCE FOR 1997 MURDER
Judge Rebecca Stern handed down a 22 year sentence to Adolphus Hollingsworth, three years less than the legal maximum District Attorney Neal Pinkston had pushed for Hollingsworth to receive.
DA'S COLD CASE UNIT CLEARS 43-YEAR OLD MURDER OF LEON HICKS
Mike Hicks was 12-years old when his father was murdered. He waited nearly half a century to learn who killed his only parent.
GENERAL PINKSTON FIGHTS COP KILLER'S REQUEST FOR NEW TRIAL
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