Hot Start Leads To Win

JACKSON, Tenn — The Generals were trying to continue their hot start heading into a series with the Jacksonville Suns. They got an early jump on things when Leon Landry hit a SAC Fly to score Ian Miller from third. The team would add four runs in the second and three runs in the third and that would be all…

Liberty Tech Reloading

JACKSON, Tenn — After finishing the season 13-1 last year, the Crusaders are back on the field looking to make another run. Spring Ball kicked off this week for the team, the focus now is to get to the level of play as Christ Presbyterian Academy. They defeated the Crusaders in the Semi-Final game eliminating their chances of playing for…

Sacred Heart Blanks USJ

JACKSON, Tenn — It was a battle of top soccer teams Wednesday afternoon. Sacred Heart playing host to the USJ Bruins. The Knights got out to an early lead from Sydney Bryant who would dribble around defenders, and grab his own rebound to put it on net. That would give the Knights a 1-0 lead. Moments later, Evan Ashlock got…

Generals Hot Start

JACKSON, Tenn — The Jackson Generals are off to a great start, compared to the season they had last year. Last season the Generals finished dead last in the entire league with a record of 53-84. As of now the Generals are second in the league with a 16-8 record. Manager Daren Brown said it’s a group effort. It has…

A closer look at eight suspected gang leaders from Jackson indicted on federal charges

JACKSON, Tenn.-There are new details on a developing story WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News has been following as federal prosecutors, with the help of local officers, released a sweeping indictment of 16 suspected leaders in the “Gangster Disciples” street gang. These eight call Jackson home. Each was indicted on RICO conspiracy and racketeering charges, involving the distribution of cocaine and marijuana….

Jackson Police raid home, arrest burglary suspect

JACKSON, Tenn. — A north Jackson neighborhood was swarmed by a SWAT team and investigators Wednesday as a home is raided. WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News had a crew on the scene as dozens of high price items were taken from a home on Brooksie’s Pond as evidence in what officers are calling an “ongoing investigation.” “We developed information that there…

Puppies left in Selmer Walmart parking lot, community outraged

SELMER, Tenn.-Community members in Selmer are outraged after nine puppies were left in plastic totes in a Walmart parking lot. According to the McNairy County Humane Society, surveillance video showed the person they suspect leaving the dogs, driving away in a white SUV. The puppies are about six weeks old, and are being vaccinated and treated for ringworm before they…

JPD: Driver loses control, runs into house

JACKSON, Tenn.-A scare Wednesday night in east Jackson as a driver loses control and runs into a house in the 100 block of Fowler Street around 7:30 p.m. Officers said a man was visiting his grandmother and thought his car was in drive when it was actually in reverse, causing him to slam into the house. No injuries were reported.

Memphis police investigating arrest of man recording them

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – The Memphis Police Department’s Internal Affairs bureau is investigating after a video was posted online that appears to show officers arresting a man who was recording them with his cellphone. Memphis police Interim Director Michael Rallings said in a statement on his department’s Facebook page Tuesday that authorities have identified the officer involved in the April…