Armed Robber Demands Just Dance 2014

Armed robbery is a violent crime; with priors, you're looking at a really long stretch in the state pen if you get caught. So it's prudent to call ahead and make sure the game store you're robbing has the title you want. In Tennessee, one robber wanted to be sure his local GameStop had Just Dance 2014. » 1/18/14 3:00pm 1/18/14 3:00pm

Heist Nabs 58 Xbox Ones More Than a Week Before Launch

The PlayStation 4 had two day-one robberies in the same city, but the clear winner in next-generation crime has to be the Xbox One. Fifty-eight of the consoles were stolen—and stolen a week ago—in Memphis, Tenn., where one unlucky customer has just been arrested. » 11/19/13 12:04pm 11/19/13 12:04pm

Late-Night Gamer, 6, Saves Family From Attic Fire

Let's hear it for letting your six-year-old stay up late to play video games. That's what Taylor Hendrix, of Brownsville, Tenn., was doing when he noticed smoke and flames from the attic "coming down the chimbley." Taylor sounded the alarm, getting his grandparents and four other children out of the home before it was… » 2/20/13 1:00pm 2/20/13 1:00pm

Man Gets 27 Years for Killing Crying Baby Who Interrupted His Game

William Johnston was on this Earth for only one month. Andrew Keith Johnston, for 19 years. And he'll be spending the next 27 in a Tennessee prison, whose population generally doesn't look favorably upon child killers. » 10/23/11 1:00pm 10/23/11 1:00pm

Accused Train Robber and Whiskey Thief Sets Sights on Game Consoles

An accused whiskey drinkin', train robbin', Xbox stealin' ne'er-do-well was picked up earlier this month after police say he stole more than $100,000 worth of Xbox 360s. » 6/20/11 4:20pm 6/20/11 4:20pm

Tennessean Plays GTA for 40 Hours Straight, Pees Three Times

Barely four months after an Indian equity broker logged a world record by playing Grand Theft Auto IV for 40 hours and 20 minutes, a 19-year-old college kid in Tennessee has beaten it. » 1/05/10 10:00pm 1/05/10 10:00pm