Thursday, July 20, 2017

Tad Cummins

In this April 20, 2017 photo released by the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office is Tad Cummins. (Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office via AP)

BY SHEILA BURKE COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who authorities say was kidnapped by her teacher had endured months of abuse at the hands of her mother, according to court documents, making her particularly vulnerable to an ...
This undated photo released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations shows Elizabeth Thomas in Tennessee. (Tennessee Bureau of Investigations via AP)

BY SHEILA BURKE COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — After being missing for more than a month, a 15-year-old Tennessee girl was found near a cabin in a remote part of northern California and the 50-year-old teacher accused of kidnapping her was ...
This undated photo released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations shows Elizabeth Thomas in Tennessee. (Tennessee Bureau of Investigations via AP)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old female student in Tennessee had been investigated by the school system after another student reported seeing him kiss the girl, a lawyer for the missing girl’s family said. Yet ...
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