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UPDATE: Police investigate overnight shooting in midtown Jackson - WBBJ TV
UPDATE:Police confirm they are investigating a late night shooting that sent a man to the hospital.Officers responded around 11:50 p.m. Tuesday to a shooting in the area of Honeysuckle Drive and Locust Drive, according to a release from the Jackson Police Department.Police made contact with a 19-yea
Schools on lockdown after 'unauthorized visitor' at the high school
This morning at Munford High an unauthorized person entered the building and was apprehended. No weapons were found and the lock down was a precautionary measure. Thanks!— Tipton Co Schools (@TCSchools_)September 19, 2018
Five-star guard Josiah James commits to Tennessee over Clemson
Five-star guard Josiah James, the top-rated player in South Carolina and the No. 14 prospect in the nation in the class of 2019,according to 247Sports' Composite, has committed to coach Rick Barnes' program.
2 arrested after cutting down $1,000-worth of hemp, deputies say
WEAKLEY COUNTY, TN — Two men were arrested after sheriff’s deputies say they cut down more than $1,000 worth of hemp at a northwest Tennessee farm.
Arrestees mistake hemp for marijuana in theft bust
Axel Javier Rivera, 20, from Sharon, and Kaelin Dewayne Willis, 22, from Camden, were arrested Monday evening for criminal trespass, theft over $1,000, vandalism and simple possession of marijuana, according to a press release from Weakley County Sheriff Investigator Capt. Randall McGowan.
Mother saves children from burning vehicle in Crockett Co. crash - WBBJ TV
CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. — A woman saves her children from a burning vehicle in Gadsden Tuesday morning.The wreck happened around 6 a.m. on Highway 79 in Gadsden.A neighbor says he heard screaming outside his house when a young woman knocked on his door and asked to call 911. That’s when she said her
Tennessee releases "Don't Let Up" hype video before Florida game
#VolNation, don't let up.[ Narrated by@admiralelite15]#PoweredByTheT— Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football)September 19, 2018
Jackson member of Gangster Disciples sentenced to 30 years - WBBJ TV
Tommy Champion, 29, also known as “Duct Tape,” was sentenced this week in Memphis after pleading guilty to the charges. Champion is one of 16 men from Jackson and Memphis who were indicted in a racketeering and conspiracy case in 2016.
United Way of W. Tenn. announces Dyer County campaign kickoff
The United Way Campaign in Dyer County will kick off on Tuesday, Sept. 25, with a Food Truck Lunch Fundraiser at Okeena Park from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The cost will be $6. The Food Trucks featured will be Freckled Belly and Hog Heaven. All proceeds will go toward the Dyer County campaign goal and will be
Kennett Police: Man barricades himself with gun in van
KENNETT, MO (KFVS) -Police in Kennett, Missouri were called out to a vehicle where they said a man was sitting inside armed with a firearm.Officers said they received information about the man around 12:30 p.m. They said James Payne, 26 of Kennett, had outstanding warrants and was sitting inside a v
Woman arrested on drug trafficking charges following domestic dispute
KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - Police investigating a domestic disturbance arrested a woman after they reported finding a large amount of synthetic marijuana, meth, and cocaine along with two firearms inside her home.
Paragould woman accused of stealing, cashing lottery tickets
PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - A woman faces a felony fraud charge after police say she stole lottery tickets from her place of employment and cashed them in.Paragould police officers arrested Margaret L. Price, 32, on Friday on suspicion of lottery fraud.According to court documents, while employed at Jord
Accidental shot fired in RFC Tactical damages nail salon
The bullet caused property damage to the wall of Milan Nails and a pane glass window at the salon, but no one was injured in the incident, according to a Milan Police Department report.
INMATE FACES MURDER CHARGE IN DRUG-RELATED CASE
Clinton Michael Laster, 38, of Hornbeak is charged with second-degree murder, three counts of burglary, three counts of theft, one count of felony theft, possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell, felony possession of Schedule II and Schedule IV drugs, and escape.
Black Rifle Coffee Company Opens Tennessee Roasting Facility | RECOIL
Black Rifle Coffee Company has announced a new roasting facility in Manchester, Tennessee. The new facility will not be a replacement for their facility located in Salt Lake City, Utah, but is intended to satisfy a quickly growing demand from the east coast.
Goodwill to host job fair Tuesday - WBBJ TV
Five employers will be on site seeking to fill more than 75 positions in Madison, Gibson, McNairy, Haywood and Henderson counties.
Tennessee deer archery hunting season opens this weekend
Tennessee is divided into five deer units for better management, A, B, C, D, and L. The antlerless deer bag limits are four in Units A-D management areas and three per day in Unit L areas. The antlered deer bag limit is a total of two for the entire deer season.
Car drives into Mississippi River near Mud Island, rescue underway
According to MPD, officers arrived to the scene at Greenbelt Park, at the far north end of Mud Island around 5 p.m. for an accident. When MPD arrived they were told by people in the area a car drove into the river.
District principals review achievement, growth scores for Gibson Co. school district board
Overall, district students placed in the Top 10 in the state in three achievement categories: eighth in 5-8 Science with 79.9 percent of students testing On Track or Mastered, fourth in 6-8 Math with 60.9 percent testing On Track or Mastered and 10thin High School Math with 38.8 percent testing On T
West Tennessee Healthcare expands 911 center - WBBJ TV
“We’re still dispatching the 911 calls as we always have, it’s just now we are able to add more capacity, more dispatchers,” EMS Director Kevin Deaton said.