Kirby Dies, 57, of Lebanon, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter Tuesday in the 2015 killing of his son, Joseph Dies.
Several notable cases will be heard in Wilson County criminal court in the coming months.
Two Wilson County teenagers pleaded guilty Monday for various charges related to home invasion incidents in northeastern Wilson County last week. Both teens went into state custody.
Cumberland University and the 15th Judicial District Child Advocacy Center will present a child abuse awareness panel on Tuesday, Oct. 25, starting at 6 p.m. in Cumberland University’s Labry Hall in the tiered classroom.
A plea hearing for Larry Gilliland, a Lebanon man charged with rape of a child younger than 13, was moved to Nov. 21.
A Hartsville man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the 2015 murder of Brian Petroff in Lebanon.
Accused serial killer Bruce Mendenhall had his court date reset to Oct. 17. Mendenhall was on Monday’s court docket, and his court dates have been moved several times.
A Lebanon man was sentenced in Wilson County criminal court Monday on three charges of selling cocaine.
The organization American Atheists and the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office reached a $41,000 settlement in a federal lawsuit regarding alleged violations of first amendment by the county and Sheriff Eric Watson.
Several criminal cases have new court dates in Wilson County criminal court.
A 13-year homicide cold case in Wilson County was closed Friday with the sentencing of Lawton McNutt
An appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit regarding the shooting of Gregory Thompson by Lebanon police officers in 2010 was denied Tuesday.
Former Wilson Central High School teacher and softball coach Michael Shepard entered a plea of not guilty Friday in relation to charges of statutory rape by an authority figure.
Jayson Merton Weberbeghtel, a prisoner who is serving time in Louisiana, appeared in Wilson County Criminal Court this week.
A man wrongfully convicted of a crime will finally appear before the Tennessee Board of Parole for an exoneration hearing after scrutiny from multiple parties.