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Juvenile charged with 4 counts of attempted murder in Friday shooting

JACKSON, Tenn. — A juvenile is now facing four counts of attempted first-degree murder in a recent shooting. Police responded around 12:35 p.m. Friday to a shooting in the area of West King Street, according to a release from the Jackson Police Department. Investigators developed a juvenile as a suspect in the shooting. The juvenile has now been formally charged…

Group rallies against “Trumpcare”

JACKSON, Tenn. — Members of the group “Indivisible Jackson” gathered in downtown Jackson, Monday, to rally against President Trump’s new healthcare plan. The group of about seven people held signs outside the office of Representative David Kustoff, Republican, of Germantown.  Similar rallies were held outside the congressman’s offices in Martin and Memphis at the same time, Monday. Those who came…

JPD: Credit card skimming device found on west Jackson gas pump, suspect sought

JACKSON, Tenn.-Jackson police are looking for a suspect after investigators said a credit card skimming device was found at a west Jackson gas station. Officers located the device on a fuel pump in the 2200 block of of Hollywood Drive. Investigators said the skimmer was recording information from customers debit cards and the suspect would then use the digital information…

TBI releases latest ‘Crime on Campus’ report

JACKSON, Tenn. — Crimes including assault and fraud are up at college campuses across Tennessee, according to the newest Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Crime on Campus report. Cases of assault were up more than 20 percent, while rape cases were down in 2016 from 62 to 45. However, impersonation charges almost tripled last year. Nearly a third of all campus crime was either…

TVA campgrounds opening up across the state

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Valley Authority says its seasonal campgrounds are ready to open. The TVA says this year’s camping season started Wednesday and continues through Nov. 15. Six campgrounds are located at TVA dams around the state. In 2016, they hosted over 50,000 overnight stays at a total of 355 campsites. Most are capable of accommodating tents,…

Former Memphis transit CEO pleads not guilty to prostitution charge

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The former CEO of the Memphis Area Transit Authority has pleaded not guilty to a prostitution charge. The Commercial Appeal reports that Ronald Garrison appeared Wednesday in Shelby County court on a charge of patronizing prostitution near a church or school. His attorney, Milton Magee, said Garrison entered a plea of not guilty. Authorities said in…

Trump supporters, demonstrators converge in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Supporters and demonstrators have converged in the heart of Nashville in anticipation of President Donald Trump’s visit. A line of Trump supporters waiting to get into the president’s rally snaked around Nashville’s historic Municipal Auditorium for about a half-mile. Many supporters wore hats that said “Make America Great Again” and sometimes squared off with protesters. However,…

President Donald Trump holds rally in Nashville

NASHVILLE — The president of the United States hosts a rally in the Volunteer State as thousands brave the cold for a chance to see President Donald Trump in person. Some waited in line at Nashville Municipal Auditorium since 4 o’clock Wednesday morning. After touring the hermitage, president Andrew Jackson’s home, President Trump is expected to speak about how his decisions…