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Shooting near college sends 2 to hospital in critical condition

JACKSON, Tenn. - Two young men are in critical condition after police say shots broke out near Lane College late Friday night. "It's very scary, since our school is right there," Lane College student Tea Fisher said. Jackson police say they got the call around 9:30 Friday night, rushing to the 700 b

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-21 03:14:20

MCSO deputy arrested, suspended with pay

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn - Madison County Sheriff John Mehr confirmed a deputy has been arrested. Deputy Shane Paar is allegedly accused of simple domestic assault, involving his son. The incident occurred around 11 a.m. Saturday on Madelyn Cove in Oakfield. Deputy Paar has been placed on administrative

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-21 04:35:04

Jackson shooting sends 2 victims to hospital

JACKSON, Tenn.-At 8:40 Friday night, Jackson Police got a call of a shooting at the 700 block of North Hays Avenue, south of Lane College. A WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staffer says Lane College called and alerted students. Jackson Police say two victims have gunshot wounds and were transported by ambula

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-20 04:45:46

Humboldt man charged with rape of a child

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. - A Humboldt man has been arrested on accusations of rape, according to Humboldt police. In a news release, police confirmed Timothy Wayne Brown, 45, is charged with three counts of rape of a child under 13-years-old. The release says Brown has been transferred to the Gibson County C

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-20 00:18:25

2 suspects wanted in armed robbery at Smryna gas station

According to the Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office, two suspects are wanted after robbing a Smyrna gas station with semi-automatic weapons. The robbery occurred at Allmaville Market around 7:45 p.m. on Friday evening. Detective Sgt. Jackson said the two suspects were allegedly carrying two semi-auto

WSMV - 2018-01-20 07:26:00

Newbern residents offer helping hand to officers injured during Jan. 1 shooting

On Jan. 1, 2018, while the rest of the world was bringing in the New Year, the lives of two Newbern police officers took a turn for the worse, after sustaining gunshot injuries when responding to a disturbance call at Bettys Bar in Newbern, located at 114 Smith St. Alex Martin and Cranston Fisk wer

STATE GAZETTE - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

Late afternoon house fire causes minimal damage to house

FRIENDSHIP, Tenn.-The Friendship Fire Department said they responded to a kitchen fire on Blue Bird Road around 5:30 p.m., Friday. Chief Casey Burnett of the Friendship Fire Department said the fire started from a heater the homeowner was using to thaw his pipes. He said the blaze started in under

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-20 05:05:03

High-ranking Gangster Disciple sentenced to 30 years in racketeering

JACKSON, Tenn. - The highest-ranking member of the Gangster Disciples in Tennessee has been sentenced to serve 30 years on federal charges of racketeering and conspiracy. Byron Purdy, the "Governor of Governors" for the gang, pleaded guilty in July 2017 after his indictment in May 2016. According to

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-01-19 22:41:04

Havoc continues at Warwick, Cranston public buildings flooded by burst pipes

WARWICK - Crews with pumps and trash bins have been working their way through school buildings and municipal offices here and in Cranston since Jan. 8, ripping up carpets, pulling down sheetrock and clearing out water-soaked debris left by a series of water pipe breaks. And that will probably be the

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-21 04:22:35

Dog rescued from East Providence home dies; shelter under quarantine

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Donations are piling up outside the East Providence Animal Shelter as workers deal with the outbreak of a deadly viral disease. Two puppies rescued last week from squalid conditions inside a Riverside home became sick with the parvovirus, according to East Providence A

WPRI - 2018-01-19 23:27:32

Sunny, mild, gusty on Saturday in R.I.; 50 degrees for women's rally in Providence

Temperature expected at 50 degrees for noon rally on State House lawn as part of Rhode Island Women's March. Paul Edward Parker Journal Staff Writer projopaul PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Mild temperatures, but gusty winds are expected Saturday across Rhode Island, according to the National Weather Service f

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-20 14:58:19

Judge to rule Monday on Providence principal charged with failing to report sex assault allegation

WARWICK, R.I. - A District Court judge will now decide whether a Providence elementary school teacher is guilty of failing to report to the state Department of Children, Youth and Families allegations that a gym teacher sexually abused young girls by groping them last May. Judge James Caruolo heard

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-19 16:43:04

West Warwick man gets 5 years in prison in heroin, cocaine case

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A second West Warwick man, charged for his role in a heroin, crack-cocaine trafficking and bank-fraud conspiracy case, has been sentenced to 60 months in federal prison, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch. Robert Wilkins, 26, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Ch


Girl stabbed in leg at Kennedy Plaza, 2 teen girls face charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Two teenage girls were charged Thursday night in the stabbing of a 15-year-old girl at Kennedy Plaza, authorities said. The two suspects, one 14, the other 15, were charged and sent to the Rhode Island Training School, Providence police Deputy Chief Thomas Verdi said in a news rel


Letter: Joe Sbardella: Rooting for the bad guys in city's camera caper

Am I the only person rooting for the two guys who "unbolted an $80,000 camera used to catch speeding drivers" and "strapped it to the bed of the truck and drove away three days after it was installed" ("$80,000 traffic camera stolen," news, Jan. 18)? Apparently the City of Providence hired a company

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-20 20:00:00

A puppy saved in East Greenwich after falling through ice

Firefighters in East Greenwich are being praised for saving a puppy that fell through the ice on the bay off of Scalloptown Park on Friday afternoon. Lt. Mert Greene went into the frigid waters and swam out to the puppy who had been in the water for more than twenty minutes. "I went right in and we

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-01-20 23:33:25

UC Davis Medical Center Prepares Treatment Center as Deadly Flu Season Worsens

SACRAMENTO -- Doctors say this year's flu season is one of the worst they have seen in the past ten years. Now University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento is getting ready for a surge. "There have been 74 confirmed influenza-related deaths in California this season," said Dr. Thoma

FOX40 - 2018-01-21 06:22:05

Paul's Place: New housing, improved resources for Davis' homeless

"Being back in a home gave me the hope and the courage to be able to reintegrate back into the world. And that means very much to me. A lot," Julie Jenkins says. "Because I've been a nobody for 20 years, they say. To be a part of my community again makes me feel worth something." Human beings have a

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-20 16:14:27

Davis police arrest a wolf in sheep's clothing

A Davis man came to the aid of an elderly crash victim, only to steal her wallet and go on a spending spree with her credit cards, according to police who arrested him last week. Lt. Paul Doroshov said Christopher Michael Scheuerman played the good Samaritan when he came upon the Mace Boulevard cras

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-19 23:03:28

Accused child killer's competency questioned

WOODLAND - The attorney for a Sacramento man accused of killing his 4-year-old daughter in Winters has declared a doubt as to his client's mental competency to stand trial. The declaration Friday temporarily suspended court proceedings for Markeese Leavell Carter until he can undergo a psychological

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-19 23:10:01