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A Gallatin man has been charged with first-degree murder after police say he fatally stabbed his roommate with a kitchen knife on Halloween.

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A Station Camp High School teacher has been charged with driving under the influence after authorities say she was so intoxicated in the school parking lot that she was unable to stand on her own. 

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Of the countless murder trials Sumner County District Attorney Ray Whitley has prosecuted during the last 39 years, only five have involved the death penalty.

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The only person to survive a string of brutal murders that claimed the lives of eight people in April has been released from the hospital, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI).

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following the hearing Wednesday. “I’ve never seen a case personally… where we have this many victims and every one of them are brutally murdered.”

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Michael Cummins, the 25-year-old Westmoreland man police say is responsible for the worst homicide event in Tennessee in at least 20 years, has been linked to an additional eighth murder that occurred last month in northern Sumner County.

Sumner County murder suspect Michael Cummins stopped contacting his probation officer just one week before the first of eight murder victims was found brutally killed last month, according to a spokesperson for the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC).

A group of four Nashville teenagers are accused of leading police on a highspeed car chase after breaking into more than a dozen vehicles in Gallatin and Hendersonville last month.

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The man police believe is responsible for killing seven people in northern Sumner County last week may have been planning to take his own life to avoid being arrested, according to two people interviewed by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI).

A Gallatin teenager says he wanted to keep others safe when he jumped into the back of a hit and run vehicle and fought the intoxicated driver during a brief police pursuit earlier this month.   

A Sumner County elementary school teacher charged with simple assault in November for grabbing two students by the back of the neck in the school’s lunch line has been reinstated by the school district and won’t face prosecution.

Harold Powell (Goddi), 31, of Gallatin, pleaded guilty Jan. 29 in U.S. District Court to federal firearms and robbery charges relating to a violent crime spree in 2017, according to U.S. Attorney Don Cochran. The plea agreement calls for a 22-year prison sentence, if approved by the court.

A Sumner County father has been charged with criminal homicide after police say he fatally shot his son outside his home near Westmoreland over the weekend.

A Gallatin man remains in jail after police say he shot another man in the ankle during an altercation outside a home on Lake Street last month.