42-Year-old Christopher A. Barnes was accused of utilizing social media apps like Instagram to meet underage girls in Murfreesboro and faced the courts earlier this month (Feb. 7, 2020).
A bill was signed by Governor Bill Lee on Tuesday that changes the statute of limitations for child sex abuse crimes.
UPDATE: As heard last week on WGNS, there will no longer be a statute of limitations in felony child sex abuse cases if the crime took place when the victim was less than 13 years of age. The new bill on the statute will go into effect this coming July (2019).
A 48 year old man on Fens Way in Murfreesboro has been charged with the aggravated rape of a child that dates back to 1988.
UPDATE WITH AUDIO: Tennessee should consider fully eliminating statutes for most felony child abuse crimes like the majority of other states.
"We are celebrating the end of the summer with the party of the season, Light Up the Night," said Child Advocacy Center director Sharon De Boer.
The grand jury Monday returned a sealed indictment against 41 year old Bobby Lee Anderson of Old Mill Hill Road, Dowelltown charging him with sexual battery by an authority figure.
A sexual assault was reported at an apartment complex in Murfreesboro. The incident occurred at Cross Court Apartments on Crossway...
In 2012, the Tennessee Department of Health recorded 31,013 new cases of chlamydia, 8,711 of gonorrhea, 923 of HIV and 261 of syphilis.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained indictments for two Georgia men, accused of statutory rape in an ongoing TBI human trafficking investigation.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development have announced a new initiative designed to raise awareness about sex trafficking in Tennessee.
Should sex offenders have the status marked on their driver’s license in Tennessee? The idea received a good bit of debate last week on Capitol Hill.
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