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There were 186 crimes reported in Sumner County elementary and secondary schools in 2017, according to data submitted by local law enforcement agencies to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

A Hendersonville woman whose contraband heroin sent five other Sumner County Jail inmates to the hospital last month has been indicted by a Sumner County grand jury.

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The suspect in a dramatic prisoner escape and hostage situation that occurred at the Sumner County Jail in 2015 was found dead at a state prison last week, according to the Tennessee Department of Corrections.

A spike in drug-related crimes resulted in Gallatin experiencing a 9.3 percent increase in overall reported offenses last year, according to data from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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Less than two weeks before Lexus Williams was fatally shot in a car with her two children in the backseat, the 22-year-old told police that her husband, who is accused of her murder, held her at gunpoint during an argument about a pass code on her cellphone.

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A Gallatin murder suspect who was on the run following a fatal shooting at a West Main Street hotel Saturday morning died from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to preliminary information from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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A body found in the rubble of a burned storage barn on Church Street in Gallatin last week has been positively identified as that of a missing Nashville woman.

A Kentucky man accused of forcing an elderly woman to perform a sex act on him in a department store dressing room has been indicted for rape and sexual battery by a Sumner County grand jury.

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A Gallatin mother is accused of being involved in two hit-and-run accidents earlier this month while she was driving under the influence with her three small children in the car, according to police.

David G. King, 51, of Gallatin, was indicted Jan. 31 by a federal grand jury and charged with four counts of wire fraud, according to United States Attorney Don Cochran of the Middle District of Tennessee.

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For the second time in just weeks, domestic violence has claimed the life of a Portland mother.