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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)

JACKSON SUN - 2018-10-17 19:07:00

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

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

WTVC - 2018-10-17 06:56:23

TBI issues endangered child alert for siblings from Jackson

Chloe Northern, 4, and Keon Stewart, 3, were reported missing from Jackson, Tenn.

WKRN - 2018-10-17 10:56:11

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.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-10-17 17:24:38

Adult and Teen Challenge brings addiction program to Jackson

“My wife is a nurse, and we both have a heart to help other people come to know Jesus Christ and the power He can have over our lives and our addictions,” Bedocs said. “We’ve helped out in other groups for a couple years now, and we feel called to help in this ministry.”

JACKSON SUN - 2018-10-17 23:07:00

Shots fired on interstate in apparent road rage

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.The suspect was last seen in a black sedan heading westbound on I

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-10-17 13:24:00

Leaders Credit Union honors West Tennessee educators - WBBJ TV

This program awards ten $1,000 grants to area educators whose initiatives empower students to learn to empower, advocate, dream and serve.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-10-17 01:38:50

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.

THE TENNESSEAN - 2018-10-16 14:59:00

Crash slows traffic near local elementary school - WBBJ TV

JACKSON, Tenn. — Police are redirecting traffic after an afternoon wreck near a local elementary school.The Jackson Police Department says the crash took place just before 3 p.m. Monday on North Highland Avenue near Alexander Elementary School.Police say at least three vehicles were involved. There


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.

WREG - 2018-10-17 10:08:43

2 children injured, one critical, in crash

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Two children were rushed to the hospital after a crash Tuesday morning.The crash between two cars happened at the intersection of Lamar Avenue and American Way.One boy was rushed to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in critical condition. A girl was also rushed to Le Bonheur, but he

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-10-16 14:32:00

Goodwill hosts monthly job fair - WBBJ TV

“Come in here, talk with different employers, get a face-to-face where normally you’re just an applicant out there on the internet,” operations training coach Sandra Hickey said.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-10-16 22:23:26

Education committee differs on if City should help JMCSS

“The hungry man comes to your door begging for food, and he’s not in control of the circumstances that put him in his position,” Jones said. “It’s just the situation he’s in, and you can choose to help him out or send him on his way and hope he gets what he needs elsewhere.

JACKSON SUN - 2018-10-16 20:59:00

Brothers engage in dispute in Gibson County Trailer Park; shots fired

Christopher Clark, 21, and his brother Brandon Clark were engaged in an argument in a residence, Brandon told deputies. Christopher allegedly left the residence, returning with a .22 caliber pistol which he then fired at Brandon, according to the release.

JACKSON SUN - 2018-10-16 17:35:00

2 charged after dispute leads to gunshots in Gibson County - WBBJ TV

The release says deputies spoke with a man who said he and his brother got into an argument. Investigators say one brother, identified as Christopher Clark, 21, left the home where the argument started, but later returned with a .22-caliber pistol.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-10-16 19:33:03

Suspect arrested in murder of another man at Decatur County campground

DECATUR COUNTY, TN (WSMV) - Investigators have arrested a man and charged him with first-degree murder of another man at the Beech Bend Park campground in Decaturville on Sunday evening.According to the Decatur County Sheriff's Office, Jimmy Kevin Medlin is accused of firing six shots at Jerrell Bar


Madison County Commission members approve millions of dollars for new jail - WBBJ TV

JACKSON, Tenn– Since August 2014, the Madison County Commission has discussed building a new jail to address overcrowding in the Madison County jail.Doug Stephenson, the Budget Chairman of Madison County Commission, said it will require millions of dollars to build a new jail.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-10-16 14:53:37

PARIS TN: At least one person injured in wreck

At least one person was injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred Monday afternoon on Highway 79 southwest of Paris. A Chevrolet truck and a Nissan Maxima wrecked shortly before 12:30 p.m. near Henry-Mansfield Road in Henry. Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Daryl Veliz is investigating the cra

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2018-10-16 01:54:00

'Operation Candy Crush': 17 business owners file federal lawsuit

The 17 people named in the lawsuit own stores in Smryna and Murfreesboro that were closed and padlocked after authorities executed Operation Candy Crush, an investigation that accused the stores of illegally selling CBD-based products, including gummy candy-like goods.