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Jackson Police investigate car crash in South Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn.-Jackson Police and the Tennessee Highway Patrol investigated a crash in South Jackson Tuesday night. A damaged white car was pulled over to the side of the road at South Highland Avenue by South Side High School. Police would not say what caused the crash or if anyone was injured. Jac

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-21 04:03:18

Woman charged with hitting ex with vehicle at Jackson gas station

JACKSON, Tenn. - Police arrested a woman accused of hitting her ex-boyfriend with a vehicle at a gas station in east Jackson. Bobbie Walker appeared Monday in Jackson City Court on an aggravated domestic assault charge. Walker is accused of sticking her ex-boyfriend with a knife Friday at a gas stat

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-19 23:43:36

Dairy Queen offers free ice cream for first day of spring

JACKSON, Tenn. - Since Tuesday is the first day of spring, Dairy Queen is offering a special for costumers. Dairy Queen stores are offering free ice cream cones to customers. The general manager says this year is different from others due to the weather. She also said they are offering a free dip wi

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-20 23:46:31

Teen killed in robbery at Bolivar restaurant

BOLIVAR, Tenn. - Bolivar Police Chief Pat Baker has confirmed a 19-year-old has died after a robbery last night at El Ranchito restaurant. Baker said the teenager was in the restaurant around 9 p.m. Tuesday when two men wearing hoodies and bandanas and armed with handguns came in the back door of th

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-21 14:37:14

Humboldt man added to TBI Most Wanted list

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state's Top 10 Most Wanted list, Charius Darel Ross of Humboldt, Tennessee. Charius Darel Ross is wanted by the Humboldt Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for aggravated robbery, aggravated assault and possessi

JACKSON SUN - 2018-03-20 21:36:30

Search in Tennessee for man placed on most wanted list

JACKSON -Authorities are offering a reward for information related to the search for a Tennessee man who has been added to the state's most wanted list. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday that 36-year-old Charius Darel Ross of Humboldt is charged with aggravated robbery, aggravated a

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2018-03-21 14:31:34

Jackson man says dog was stolen right in front of him, pleads for his return

JACKSON, Tenn. - "That was my life partner, man," said Michael West about his Staffordshire Terrier, Church. West says words can't describe how he feels after losing Church, who has been there to support him after losing his dad last August. "When my dad passed, I went a bit crazy," West said. "It's

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-20 23:53:22

Humboldt police search for suspects in Monday robbery

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. - Humboldt police are searching for two people wanted in connection with a robbery Monday morning. Police have identified the suspects as Charius D. Ross, 36, of Humboldt, and Catherine E. Conners, 20, of Murfreesboro. According to a news release, Humboldt police responded to a local

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-20 14:54:36

Man injured in afternoon shooting in east Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. - Police are investigating a shooting Monday afternoon in east Jackson that left one man injured. Police say the man reported to a local hospital with a gunshot wound Monday afternoon. No suspect description was immediately available. WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News had a crew at the scene whe

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-19 22:28:05

Bridge construction means weekend lane closures in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. - The Tennessee Department of Transportation has announced major lane closures for Jackson this weekend as they begin placing steel bridge beams over the interstate. I-40 eastbound and westbound exit ramps at Exit 80 will be closed from 5 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, and S

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-20 21:15:45

Jackson man says his stolen dog is now home safe

JACKSON, Tenn.- A Jackson man says his dog was returned to him after WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News aired his heart-wrenching story. Michael West says his dog, "Church," was stolen at a North Jackson gas station. His dog helped him tremendously after the death of West's father. Tuesday night, West called WB

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-21 04:13:15

Gunshot victim found by Jackson police, taken to hospital

JACKSON, Tenn - One person has been taken to a local hospital after being shot in east Jackson. Jackson police confirm officers responded to the Lincoln Courts apartment shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday evening, where they found one gunshot victim. Investigators say details are very limited about what ha


Police investigate gunshots in east Jackson neighborhood

JACKSON, Tenn. - Police are investigating a report of shots fired Friday in east Jackson. Investigators say no injuries have been reported. Police responded around noon Friday to a report of shots fired on Fairmont Avenue between Person Street and North Royal Street. The investigation is ongoing. He


Shots fired in quiet Jackson neighborhood has neighbors uneasy

JACKSON, Tenn.-Jackson police are investigating following a report of shots fired, in a normally quiet, Jackson neighborhood. Evidence markers covered part of Fairmont Avenue, Friday afternoon as police investigated shots fired in the area. One woman, who lives nearby, and who did not want to be ide


TDOT announces temporary weekend lane closure on I-40 in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. - The Tennessee Department of Transportation has announced a weekend lane closure on Interstate 40 in Jackson. Starting at 7 a.m. Saturday, there will be a temporary closure of one lane on the eastbound side of I-40 from mile marker 79 to 80 for crews to off load steel bridge beams fo


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Jackson police seek to ID person of interest in phone theft

JACKSON, Tenn. - Police are asking the public for help identifying a person of interest in the theft of someone's cell phone at Walmart. On March 10, surveillance video captured an unidentified man leaving Walmart on Emporium Drive with a cell phone that someone had left on a counter in the store, a


BREAKING: At least 1 injured in fire at Humboldt manufacturer

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. - At least one person has been reported injured in a Thursday afternoon fire at a Humboldt manufacturer. According to the vice president at the Bongards Creameries plant, located on the 45 Bypass in Humboldt, the fire started around 4:15 p.m. He said the blaze started as someone was


From car show to 5Ks, Jackson has St. Patrick's Day weekend events

JACKSON, Tenn. - If you're looking for fun family events to enjoy on St. Patrick's Day, Jackson's got it! Whether it's checking out some nice wheels, or a "fun run" or two. The eighth annual Thomas Media Motor Mania Car Show takes place Saturday at the Jackson Fairgrounds Park. "It will give people


Man dies in work-related accident at Hardeman Co. sawmill

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. - A sawmill employee was killed Wednesday in what authorities describe as a work-related accident after being struck by heavy equipment. Ned Joy, 55, died after being run over by a front-end loader around 6 a.m. Wednesday while working at Simmons Sawmill, located on Old Toone