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Brownsville residents surprise local family with surprise trip to Gatlinburg
BROWNSVILLE, Tenn - The Brownsville community came together Saturday to spread their generosity with a family in need. Lashonda Hammond said while planning a vacation, she was inspired to help someone who may not have the luxury of doing so. Hammond then started a Gofundme page, raising over two tho
Waffle House shooting suspect captured in woods behind apartment complex
Flash Flood Warning issued April 23 at 1:14PM CDT expiring April 23 at 2:45PM CDT in effect for: Davidson, Robertson, Sumner Flood Advisory issued April 22 at 9:40PM CDT expiring April 27 at 12:39AM CDT in effect for: Decatur, Hardin Areal Flood Advisory issued April 23 at 12:37PM CDT expiring
Local shoppers react to multi-state outbreak of E-coli linked to romaine lettuce
“We make sure we pull everything off the shelf, we make sure we send it back to the company and we get a refund back from that,” Food Rite Employee Ronald Irby said.
Local church members spend weekend serving community
JACKSON, Tenn. - Members of a local church spend the weekend serving those around them. These volunteers might typically be in church on a Sunday, but Saturday morning First United Methodist Church was filled with members for a different kind of service. "We are a church that lives out in the commun
Man stabbed with knife, Newbern Police arrest suspect
On Thursday, April 19, at approximately 2 p.m., Newbern officers, Cranston Fisk and April Cochran arrested 51-year old Jessie Lee Robertson of Newbern on charges of aggravated assault, after Robertson allegedly stabbed a 52-year old male victim in the neck with a knife on Wednesday, April 18 at roug
What makes it CBD?
When Mark Gunn’s spinal nerve pain flares up, he often ends up writhing on the floor, unable to function.
Atoka Fire Dept. battling Burger King blaze
Firefighters in Atoka have been battling a blaze at Burger King since about 8 p.m. The fast food restaurant is located at Hwy. 51 and Michael Avenue. There is no word yet on how the fire began or if there were any injuries. The Leader will update as more information becomes available.
High speed chase ends with 2 in custody
JACKSON, Tenn - A high speed chase from Memphis ended with two in custody in the hub city. Jackson police caught up with the suspects on Hollywood Drive and the 45 Bypass shortly after 10 p.m. Friday night. Authorities confirmed the suspects were driving a stolen car. Stay with WBBJ 7 Eyewitness New
Cocaine, pills, guns found after a dozen shots fired in Covington
COVINGTON, Tenn.- More than a dozen gunshots lead Covington Police to guns, drugs, and three arrests.
Dream Alive Tour stops in West Tennessee
HUMBOLDT, Tenn. — The Boys and Girls Choir of Memphis, a group of ten young men and woman; they are different ages and come from different walks of life, but they all have one thing in common, their love for the performing arts. They took their performance to the pews of the First United Methodist C
Police: Juvenile faces two counts of attempted murder following shooting
DYERSBURG, Tenn.-A Dyersburg juvenile is facing two-counts of attempted murder charges after a shooting early Saturday morning. Police say a 23-year-old victim was being treated for multiple gunshot wounds at a Dyersburg hospital, but was later taken to Regional One in Memphis and is listed in stabl
2.3 earthquake centered near Caruthersville, MO
The quake, which happened around 11:23 a.m., was centered 5 miles southwest of Caruthersville and six miles east-northeast of Steele, Mo. It had a depth of 4.7 kilometers. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android The quake, which happened around 11:23 a.m., was centered 5 miles southwest of Caru
3 charged after grocery store raid in Jackson
Darius Caldwell and Robinson are both free on $7,500 bond each. Deandre Caldwell is currently being held at the Madison County Jail in lieu of $7,500 bond.
UPDATE: Suspect charged in Jackson gas station shooting
JACKSON, Tenn. - A man wanted in connection with a homicide Sunday night at a north Jackson gas station was arraigned Friday morning in Jackson City Court. Davante Harris, 27, is charged with accessory after the fact to first-degree murder. Court documents say Harris contacted another person to buy
Police arrest man accused of threatening to kill neighbors
JACKSON, Tenn. - Jackson police arrested a man accused of threatening to kill his neighbors. Christopher Bull appeared Friday in Jackson City Court on an aggravated assault charge. Police said he is accused of yelling racial slurs and threatening to kill his neighbors on Gordon Street on Wednesday.
2 charged with vandalizing Jackson high school
JACKSON, Tenn. - Police arrested two people accused of vandalizing a school in south Jackson. Ashauna Price, 18, and Isiah Martin, 18, appeared Friday in Jackson City Court, both charged with vandalism over $1,000. Police said they are accused of vandalizing South Side High School on Thursday. Offic
JPD investigating homicide at N. Highland convenience store
Jackson police are investigating the homicide of Kevin Minter, 26, of Jackson. Police responded to a shooting at the Marathon, located at 2445 N. Highland Avenue, on Sunday night. Officers found a black male, later identified as Minter, on the ground near the gas pumps on the northeast side of the b
Dyersburg juvenile charged with 2 counts of attempted first-degree murder
Special to the State Gazette On Saturday, April 14, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Dyersburg Police responded to Tennova Hospital in reference to a gunshot victim. Officers arrived and found a 23 year-old male from Dyersburg suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim reported he was shot while
Wreck on bypass causes minor injuries
On Saturday, April 14, at approximately 1:18 p.m., Dyersburg Police Department was dispatched to a two-vehicle MVA with injuries on Hwy. 51 Bypass south, near Delta Chevrolet. According to the official police report, a 2008 Buick LeSabre driven by 60-year-old Patty Jackson of Ripley was traveling so
Tennessee mom found tied up in woods, baby in nearby abandoned car
BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. - Investigators in two west Tennessee counties are searching for the suspects who abducted a mother and her baby before dumping them at the end of a rural dead-end road. The woman was found tied up in a wooded area at the end of Currie Road in Brownsville. Her baby was inside an a