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Teen charged in Humboldt shooting - WBBJ TV

Humboldt police say the teen is charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault with serious bodily injuries, and possession of a handgun during a dangerous felony.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-10-19 17:30:05

'Howl & Growl' Halloween pet festival is this weekend in Bolivar - WBBJ TV

BOLIVAR, Tenn. — Looking for a fun way to get your pets involved in the Halloween spirit?

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-10-17 22:48:10

Fire destroys home in Jackson; family alerted by students at cosmetology school

Jackson fire fighters responded to a house fire at the corner of Wallace Rd. and Hollywood, Thursday, October 18. Students at Empire Beauty School saw the fire and ran to the house to alert the people inside by blowing on the horn of the unlocked car in the driveway.

JACKSON SUN - 2018-10-18 21:56:36

Things to do in Memphis for Oct. 19-25

Billed as the "Queen of Clean" in recognition her old-school, Southern-fried, family-friendly and sometimes Christian-themed comedy routines,Chonda Piercebrings her"Still Laughing"tour to the Mid-South. A best-selling author (her book "Laughing in the Dark" deals with the loss of her mother and her

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Jackson woman found dead; missing children found in Chattanooga

Keon Stewart, 23, was taken into custody Wednesday after a standoff in Chattanooga. He will be brought back for questioning in connection to the murder of Amanda Northern, a 24-year-old Jackson woman.(Photo: Submitted)


Renovations, new staff coming to Jackson theater

Movie theater owner Ambarish Keshani recently announced massive renovations to the Hollywood Cinema that will begin this month and should be completed in early 2019. Keshani has been in the movie theater business for nearly 40 years and now owns theaters in four states, including the two in Jackson

JACKSON SUN - 2018-10-18 17:44:00

TSU's president says injured football player is ‘gradually improving'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - The Tennessee State University football player who was injured in a game last month is gradually improving, according to the school’s president.

WKRN - 2018-10-18 21:54:21

Officers work afternoon crash on Highway 45 - WBBJ TV

JACKSON, Tenn.–The Madison County Sheriff’s Office and Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to a crash Thursday afternoon in north Jackson.Crews worked to clear the wreck on Highway 45 at Ashport Road.Officials said only minor injuries were reported in the crash.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-10-19 03:43:54

BREAKING: Police investigate homicide of mother whose children were involved in TBI alert - WBBJ TV

Police are investigating the homicide of Amanda Northern, 24, of Jackson, according to a release.


Hardeman County approves rezoning for charcoal factory after contentious public hearing

After a public contentious hearing, the commission approved the rezoning of over 300 acres of farmland in Whiteville for industrial use, 10-6.


First fall frost may come soon for parts of West TN - WBBJ TV

According to the National Weather Service in Memphis, portions of West Tennessee, East Arkansas and the Missouri Bootheel may see their first frost of the season Sunday or Monday morning.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-10-18 16:43:04

Jackson family displaced after house goes up in flames - WBBJ TV

“They came in screaming, get out, get out, the house is on fire,” Shawn Fahey, who lives in the house said. “We just try to get everybody out.”

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-10-19 03:48:27

Memphis ranks 1st for road rage, guns

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Shots were fired on the interstate Wednesday morning.Memphis Police Department reported shots were fired in the area of I-240 and I-40 before 7 a.m.It is believe the shots were fired as part of a road rage incident.No injuries were reported.The suspect was last seen in a black se


TBI searching for missing endangered toddlers from Jackson, Tenn.

JACKSON, Tenn. —The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation needs your help finding two young siblings they say are missing from Jackson, Tennessee.The TBI is searching for 4-year-old Chloe Northern and 3-year-old Keon Stewart.Both Chloe and Keon have brown eyes and brown hair.If you have seen the childre


"Person of interest" in custody in Tuesday night homicide

“It’s our understanding that no one had seen or heard from the victim since Sunday evening, and someone went to check on him and found him dead inside the residence and called 911,” the sheriff said.


Man arrested on drug charge

The Chickasaw County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man on drug charges following a traffic stop in Houston over the weekend.The Chickasaw County Sheriff Department and Houston Police Department made a traffic stop Sunday, Oct. 14, on Highway 15 near Airport Road in Houston.


Baby stabbed, baked in oven in Bolivar County, sheriff says

911 dispatchers received the call Monday around 7 p.m., Sheriff Kelvin Williams said. Police and sheriff's deputies found the baby at a residence on Martin Luther King Drive, WTVA reported.


Man wanted for questioning in Jackson homicide arrested in Chattanooga, 2 missing kids safe

Jackson police found Northern’s body on October 16 at Parkwood Trace Apartments during a welfare check. Police also found Northern’s two children, ages two and three, were missing.

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-10-17 19:58:00

Man accused of receiving drug shipment through the mail, crashing car trying to evade detectives

The suspect was identified by police as 33-year-old Deante Jackson.He was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving injury, possession of a control substance with intent to sell, reckless driving, disregarding a stop sign and driving without a license.


Trump called Ulysses S. Grant an alcoholic; here's what historians say about that

President Abraham Lincoln's advisers, Trump told his audience, were so worried about Grant's drinking that they said to Lincoln: