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Woman charged with shooting into car in east Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. - A woman has been charged after court documents say she shot into a car driving on Whitehall Street in October. Shaqueeda Douglas Shaqueeda Douglas, 26, is charged with four counts of aggravated assault. Witnesses told police they saw Douglas standing on the front porch of a home on

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-24 17:58:02

Shoppers swarm Jackson stores before Black Friday

JACKSON, Tenn. -Shoppers strolled into stores, like JCPenny and Toys 'R Us, after waiting for hours in line. "The line wasn't bad and everything was calm getting in, " said shopper, Sheila Pearson. Whittney Pinckley and Ashley Farmer are sporting t-shirts to celebrate the tradition of shopping right

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-24 02:09:40

Jackson firefighters offer tips to avoid deep-fried turkey troubles

JACKSON, Tenn. - Be careful in the kitchen. About 2,000 residential fires break out on Thanksgiving Day in the United States every year, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Firefighters with the Jackson Fire Department demonstrated Wednesday what not to do this Thanksgiving if you plan to dee


West TN Healthcare Foundation invites all to #GiveFor731

JACKSON, Tenn. - Although Cyber Monday is coming up, you can also participate Tuesday in a nationwide day of giving. This year, the West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation's goal for "Giving Tuesday" is to raise $7,310 for their #GiveFor731 campaign. The Foundation has pledged to match any donations to

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-25 00:23:42

Shoppers hit stores early for Black Friday deals

JACKSON, Tenn. - From no sleep to matching outfits, these shoppers are playing no games when it comes to getting that good deal. It was all hands on deck as shoppers raced to Toys "R" Us to snag a good deal. "We just come for the fun of it. We have fun," shopper Jenny Mercer said. "We've been up all

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-25 00:01:53

2 transported after Highway 45 crash in Henderson

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. - Two people were transported Friday afternoon after a two-vehicle crash in Henderson. The wreck occurred just after 1 p.m. on Highway 45 in Henderson near the Wilson School Road intersection. Police on scene said one vehicle was changing lanes when it struck the other, causing

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-24 20:18:07

'The Ned' helps those in need as temperatures drop

JACKSON, Tenn. - 'The Ned' in downtown Jackson is helping out those in need as the temperatures start to drop. They are collecting hats, scarves and gloves to decorate a tree. They will tie the scarves, hang the hats and gloves on the tree for anyone to take that is in need. Officials with 'The Ned'

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-23 04:45:56

First responders celebrate Thanksgiving in their own way

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. - While many West Tennesseans are home enjoying a meal with friends and family this Thanksgiving, some have to be constantly prepared for whenever duty calls. "Here at the station, we cook thanksgiving and hang out together because this is our second family, so we make due. W

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-24 01:24:47

Hampstead Lions Club holds vision screenings

The Hampstead Lions Club has always been an advocate for eye vision, helping to prevent blindness by screening and helping the vision impaired. Vision disability is the single most prevalent disabling condition among children. With grants from Lions International Foundation, several local grants and


Leland police responding to report of child hit by car

Leland police are responding to a report of a child hit by a vehicle Friday evening. (Source: Raycom Media) LELAND, NC (WECT) - Leland police are responding to a report of a child hit by a vehicle Friday evening. The incident occurred on Village Road in Leland. Leland Police Chief Mike James told W

WECT - 2017-11-24 23:05:22

Victim in fatal crash went 'above and beyond' to make people smile

State troopers said Jennifer McDuffie, 40, died after she crashed her car into a tree in Pender County Thursday. (Source: E.J. McDuffie) WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Friends say the victim in a fatal Thanksgiving crash made it her mission to bring a smile to people's face and get to know her customers e

WECT - 2017-11-24 23:32:27

Police look for suspect who shot and killed man in car

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (AP) - A man has been shot to death in his car in South Carolina and police are looking for the shooter. Goose Creek Police Maj. John Grainger told local media that officers were called to a vehicle around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. A man in that car was taken to a hospital where he died

WECT - 2017-11-24 13:31:43

Police: Attentive driver helped solve hit-and-run quickly

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say an attentive driver helped solve a hit and run just minutes after it happened in North Carolina. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Lt. Andrew Harris says the driver saw a man walking as he drove to the store around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, then as he returned noticed a

WECT - 2017-11-23 14:14:25

North Carolina man arrested after wife found dead in chair

PINNACLE, N.C. (AP) - A man has been arrested after his wife was found dead in a chair in their North Carolina home. The Stokes County Sheriff's Office told local media the woman was found around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday after friends to by to visit her husband at their home in Pinnacle. The friends call

WECT - 2017-11-24 14:03:44

Man dies when car crashes into Raleigh house

A man died in Raleigh early Friday after a car crashed into a house where he was inside. The crash happened just after midnight. A man died in Raleigh early Friday after a car crashed into a house where he was inside. The crash happened just after midnight.

WILM-TV.COM - 2017-11-24 07:04:27

Fitness center owner accused of sexual contact with minor

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say the owner of a sports training and performance center in North Carolina is accused of putting his hand down the pants of a girl. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that an arrest warrant filed Wednesday at the Wake County Clerk of Courts Office says 45-year-o

WECT - 2017-11-24 12:19:39

Letter: Delaying zoning changes makes sense

To the Editors: Zoning regulations in town would already permit age-restricted housing. For example, any of the cluster housing developments that already exist near Town Center, such as Avalon, Village Walk, Glen River, River Ridge or Wilton Crest, could have been built to serve seniors. Regarding t

WILTONBULLETIN.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:41

Shelter was warned about resident accused in attack, ex-employees say

Former manager and a caseworker wrote that they were concerned about veteran's mental health before he allegedly assaulted another resident in Yaphank. Michael Hunter is led out of the Sixth Precinct in Selden for arraignment in July 2017. Photo Credit: James Carbone Administrators of the Suffolk

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 18:36:00

After a lifetime of giving, Long Island woman gets the gift of hearing

Sally Lepis, 102, received new hearing aids for the first time in decades, after her family wanted to honor her for taking care of those in need. Sally Lepis of Selden gets hearing aids from audiologist Paula LaMendola. Photo Credit: Genser Dubow Genser & Cona Sally Lepis, 102, has spent a lifetim

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Police: 2 suffer smoke inhalation in Selden house fire

Two people suffered smoke inhalation in a fire early Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at a home in Selden, police said. Photo Credit: Two people suffered smoke inhalation in a fire early Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at a home in Selden, police said. Two people suffered smoke inhalation in a fire early Thanksg

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 11:33:43