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New law bans colored headlights on vehicles

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A new law is in effect that bans colored headlights such as red, blue, green and yellow on the front of vehicles. Jackson Police Major Thom Corley said there are few…

Family loses home, 4 pets in Gibson Co. house fire

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Smoke filled the sky as the Gibson County Fire Department responded to a house fire Tuesday afternoon on Highway 186 between Medina and Gibson. "When we got here, the garage…

Local group celebrates last day of Kwanzaa in Hub City

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Kwanzaa began last Tuesday, but a local group invited the community out to celebrate Sunday. The celebration was dedicated to the heritage and culture of the Kwanzaa tradition. The program was…

Tennessee Highway Patrol investigating police chase

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Thanks to 7 Eyewitness News Tipsters we were alerted to a police chase through the Hub City earlier Saturday. Here's what we know. The Tennessee Highway Patrol is leading the investigation.…

Paris police investigate burglary at home

PARIS, Tenn. -- Paris Police said they're investigating a burglary at a home. Police said they spoke to the victim who stated that someone had ransacked her home and had stolen a TV valued at $500. Police looked around the house…

Man arrested for theft of trailer, cargo valued over $66,000

PARIS, Tenn. -- A trailer stolen in Carroll County was located in Henry County and the man who allegedly stole the trailer is currently in jail. Jonathan Blanton was arrested and charged with theft of property. On Dec. 15. the…

TBI releases report on gun-related violence in Tennessee

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released a report detailing the amount of reported firearm-related crimes across the state from 2013-2016. "Violent crime with a firearm has significantly increased…

Humboldt native celebrates 100th birthday

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- It was a special day at Cade's Assisted Living Center as they celebrated a special woman's birthday. Dorthy Gordon turned 100 years old today. She was surrounded by…

Kilgore Flares plant in Hardeman Co. to expand, create jobs

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. — Hardeman County Mayor Jimmy Sain and Kilgore Flares in Toone has announced that the plant will stay in the county and expand the operation in early 2018. With 12 states wanting the factory to move, Kilgore representatives…

Carl Perkins Civic Center hosts Holiday Pops concert

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Families are kicking off the holiday season with a musical extravaganza. The Holiday Pops concert was held at the Carl Perkins Civic Center tonight. Many groups hit the stage including the Jackson…

Local Church hosts St. Nicholas Festival

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local church host a holiday festival in honor of a man known for his generosity. St. Nicholas Orthodox Christian Church held their St. Nicholas festival for the second year in…

Jackson Boxing Club holds reunion in the Hub City

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Boxing Club held a reunion today at their current headquarters near downtown Jackson. Organizers said the event was for anyone who has ever been a member of the…

Missing Union City child found in Mississippi

  UNION CITY, Tenn. -- Union city police said they've found a child who's been missing since Friday afternoon. Chief Barfield said Samaris Siquin-Soto was found in McComb, Mississippi and said she is…

Weekend storm damage reported in North Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Video was sent in by News Tipster Tom Lewelling in north Jackson showing wind damage at around 5:30 pm on Saturday during the weekend storms. He said the damage happened…