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"Butt dialing" makes up almost half of all emergency calls

JACKSON, Tenn. -- 911 dispatchers say almost half of their calls are from an accidental dial. Dispatchers say even if your phone is locked, you can still call 911. At the Jackson Central Dispatch, more than 20 accidental calls flooded wires Friday. "We've seen it really be on the rise here lately," Kathy Smith said, a shift supervisor at the Jackson Central... Read more »

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New app could repel mosquitoes

EAST JACKSON, Tenn. -- Playing outdoors is always a little risky during mosquito season. But now a mobile app, using high frequencies, could help. West Tennesseans have their own ways of keeping mosquitoes... Read More »

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Additional charges for tased inmate

HENRY CO., Tenn.-- Henry County deputies say the inmate who attempted to escape from jail this week is now facing even more charges. Deputies say Lonnie Singleton, who was originally charged with one... Read More »

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