Our network


Man arrested after kidnapped woman found safe

(WBIR) A woman kidnapped at gunpoint from a Crossville home earlier this week has been located, and the man who took her is now behind bars, according to Cumberland County officials.

Sheriff Casey Cox said authorities found the victim and Douglas Davis at a truck stop off of I-65 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Authorities said Davis kidnapped the woman at gunpoint Thursday evening in Cumberland County.

Cumberland County grand jury indicts kidnapping suspect

(WBIR) The man accused of kidnapping a woman from a Crossville home last week has been charged.

A Cumberland County grand jury indicted Douglas Martin Davis, 44, on three counts of aggravated rape, two counts of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery and theft over $1,000.

Cumberland County officials said he kidnapped a 21-year-old woman at gunpoint from a Crossville home Thursday evening. Investigators found the woman and Davis on Saturday at a truck stop in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Fentress Co. officers involved in 2 car chases

A suspect is still at large after officers in Fentress County were involved in two separate car chases Tuesday night.

Both chases happened near Jamestown, the first around 8:40 p.m.

A sheriff's deputy says the office had arrest warrants out for a suspect. When the suspect saw the deputies, he fled. According to the department, the suspect crashed into at least one deputy's car and officers arrested him.

Couple charged in quadruple murder to be tried separately

A man and woman will be tried separately for their alleged roles in the murder of four people in Cumberland County.

Jacob Bennett of Crab Orchard and his girlfriend, Brittany Lina Yvonne Moser, of Dayton, were charged with four counts of felony murder and two counts of attempted aggravated robbery.

Remains of missing Cumberland Co. woman found

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a local woman whose remains were found more than a month after she went missing.

According to a release from Sheriff Casey Cox, Nina Karen Owens, 47, was reported missing from her home on H&B Farms Drive on August 22. When investigators begun looking into her disappearance, they learned she actually went missing on August 10.

THP Trooper arrests man wanted in NC on rape charges

(WBIR) A Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper arrested a man in East Tennessee Friday wanted in North Carolina on rape charges.

Authorities took Shaun Michael Wiegand, 26, into custody at a commercial vehicle checkpoint in Cumberland County. The trooper was checking his driver's license and noticed four felony warrants.

Wiegand faces charges for statutory rape, solicitaiton by computer, and indecent liberties with a child.

Crossville football player crowned homecoming queen


(WBIR-Crossville) When you think about girls playing sports, basketball, volleyball, soccer, and even cheerleading probably come to mind. But for one Crossville teen, she chose a sport that's a lot more physical.