WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

Police arrest teen in Lane College shooting

JACKSON, Tenn. — Police have arrested a teenager in a Friday night shooting at Lane College. The 15-year-old is charged with reckless endangerment in the shooting that happened after a basketball game between Jackson Central-Merry and North Side high schools, according to a release from the Jackson Police Department. Police were seen rushing to the campus just before 9:30 p.m. Students…

Mugshots : Madison County : 12/18/15 – 12/21/15

1/47Quanteous Anderson Firearm used in dangerous felony, contraband in penal institution, schedule VI drug violations Show Caption Hide Caption 2/47Angie Bowers DUI Show Caption Hide Caption 3/47Autumn Watts Aggravated assault Show Caption Hide Caption 4/47Barry Jones DUI Show Caption Hide Caption 5/47Chi Westerfield Failure to appear Show Caption Hide Caption 6/47Christian Johnson Violation of order of protection Show Caption Hide…

Rain and a Few Storms for Christmas Week

751 AM CST MON DEC 21 2015 Showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected across West TN today and tonight as several upper level disturbances move across the region. Highs today will be warmer in the lower to middle 60s. Lows tonight will be in the 50s. Stronger upper level disturbances are expected across the area for mid to late week…

Rain returns to the area

  550 PM CST SUN DEC 20 2015 Current temps across West Tennessee are in the upper 40s to low 50s. Winds are gusty and will continue to strengthen overnight. We remained rainfree this afternoon but showers will start pushing into the area later this evening and into the overnight hours. Tonight, temps will fall into the upper 40s so it…

Christmas a week away, shopper’s rush is on

JACKSON, Tenn.-Christmas is exactly one week away, meaning there are only six days left to find something for everyone on your list. On Friday, WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News found plenty of shoppers out at local stores, all of whom said they are feeling the pressure to find gifts.. ‘We’ve got Santa Claus right outside one of our doors, so it’s…

Woman accused of stealing from her job

JACKSON, Tenn.-In just 10-days, a woman is accused of stealing almost $5,000 in goods from her job. Erica Marie Bradley appeared in Jackson City Court Friday morning on a count of felony theft. According to court papers, between December 7 and 16 while working at JC Penney, Bradley was seen on surveillance video checking out customers, then voiding the transactions,…

DA: No charges in double stabbing

JACKSON, Tenn.-WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News has an update on a Tuesday night double stabbing along Westover Road. As reported Wednesday, the person of interest turned himself into Madison County deputies. According to the sheriff’s office, the DA’s office has determined no charges will be filed. Three men and a 16-year-old were involved.

Sales of new book to help JMC Library

JACKSON, Tenn.- The library is the place where you find your favorite book to check out and read. But there’s one new book you will find at the library that you can actually buy and take home. It is called “Jackson and Madison County: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.” In it, you will find pictures of downtown Jackson historical buildings, then…

Police investigate shots being fired following game

JACKSON, Tenn.-Jackson police are investigating an incident where shots were fired following a high school basketball game late Friday night. Police were seen rushing to the campus of Lane College just before 9:30 p.m., Friday where the North Side-JCM game was finishing up. Students on the scene told WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News shots were fired into the air, however there…

Sources: 3-year-old dies from flu complications

JACKSON, Tenn.-  Tragic news as sources have confirmed a 3-year old child from Trenton died from the flu earlier this week. The Regional Health Department said it is children and adults over 65 and those with chronic diseases such as diabetes are at the highest risk for the flu. “But it’s important that you don’t delay and get this vaccine…