Middle Tennessee woman charged with TennCare fraud

WHITE COUNTY, Tenn. — Police have arrested a Middle Tennessee woman on a charge of TennCare fraud. Lori Ann Miller Authorities say Lori Ann Miller, 35, of White County used her TennCare benefits to get the painkiller morphine and then tried to sell the medication to an undercover officer. She could face up to four years in state prison if convicted.

‘Bag Ladies’ make mats for homeless out of plastic grocery bags

UNION CITY, Tenn. — One local group of women is impacting lives across the country one stitch and plastic bag at a time. They’re known as the “Bag Ladies.” These women have been gathering since January of last year and making mats for the homeless using only plastic bags. “Exciting to think that something we are doing we feel like…

Henderson police seek to ID man in phone theft

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. — Henderson police are hoping the public can help them identify a man they say stole an employee’s phone at a convenience store. Officers say an unidentified man stole an employee’s Samsung Galaxy s4 Active phone Monday while it was charging on the counter at Oden’s Marathon convenience store on North Church Avenue. The theft was captured on…

Man charged in deadly shooting appears in court

JACKSON, Tenn. — After a deadly shooting at an apartment complex in west Jackson, one of two men facing murder charges appeared Thursday in Jackson City Court. Cedric Evans is charged with first-degree murder. He appeared in court Thursday for his preliminary hearing. Evans, along with Cornelius Jones, is accused of gunning down Mondarrius Miller at the Villages at Old Hickory apartments…

Mugshots : Madison County : 08/24/16 – 08/25/16

1/16Krystal MurphyAssault 2/16Channing HinesSimple domestic assault 3/16Charles Lee CoxPublic intoxication 4/16Christopher ZeiglerPossession of methamphetamine, schedule IV drug violations, simple possession/casual exchange, unlawful drug paraphernalia 5/16Cole CurtisNo charges entered 6/16Cornelius DavisFailure to appear 7/16Deanna ConnersDUI, evading arrest, fabricate/tamper/destroy evidence, schedule II drug violations, simple possession/casual exchange, driving while in possession of methamphetamine, unlawful drug paraphernalia 8/16Dextreon BeardAggravated burglary, simple domestic assault…

Scattered Storms to Return on Friday

  Weather Update – 6:00 p.m. Thursday Scattered showers and thunderstorms have brought over an inch of rain to a few locations of West Tennessee today. We’ll see this activity diminish by sunset with drier conditions overnight but there’s a chance for rain for each day for the rest of the month. Friday could be a wet day for a large…

Accused gunman charged with attempted murder in weekend shooting

JACKSON, Tenn. — An accused gunman was formally charged Thursday in a weekend shooting at an east Jackson apartment complex. Jarvis Hodges appeared in Jackson City Court on an attempted first-degree murder charge. He is accused of shooting a man in the chest Sunday night at Park Ridge Apartments. Police say the victim identified Hodges from a photo lineup. The judge ordered…

Local residents respond to Stanley Black & Decker shooting

JACKSON, Tenn. — The shooting outside Stanley Black & Decker shut down parts of north Jackson Thursday. “It was scary because this is the first time this ever happened to me,” Rachel Hill, a parent, said. Hill rushed to the plant on Passmore Lane to check on her son who works inside. “It don’t make no sense for somebody to…

2 charged in robbery of north Jackson gas station

JACKSON, Tenn. — A man and woman appeared Thursday in Jackson City Court on accusations of robbing an Exxon in north Jackson. Taylor Ellington, left, and Holly Roberson Taylor Ellington and Holly Roberson are both charged in the Tuesday night robbery of the Exxon on Kenworth Drive in north Jackson, according to court papers. They both are charged with aggravated robbery….