Mallory Cooke

JMCSS to receive $300K in security funding

JACKSON, Tenn. -- State leaders announced $35 million in funding for school safety and security. Many local school districts in West Tennessee will receive some of that money. "I think that's…

Teams prep for RIFA's 'Canstruction' competition

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Local companies and organizations team up to help fight hunger. The Regional Inter-Faith Association's annual Canstruction event kicks off next week. "We do have a sculpture," Cassandra Fuller,…

Local residents react to Nike controversy

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Some West Tennesseans said they plan to boycott Nike in light of a new ad campaign. It features a former NFL quarterback who took a knee during the…

Mom speaks out after being arrested at elementary school

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- Investigators made another arrest following an incident at a school in Chester County. The parent who recorded the encounter with police now also faces a criminal charge. The mom arrested Thursday at East Chester Elementary School broke…

Woman arrested at Chester County school

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Officers arrested a parent Thursday morning at a school in Chester County, according to Henderson police. Another mom recorded part of the incident on camera. Police…

Jackson police patrol school zones

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Police officers focus on school zones now that school is back in session. Jackson Police Officer Buddy Crowell ran radar Friday along McClellan Road. "I just wrote a…

Man charged in deadly Jackson hit-and-run

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Authorities formally charged a man accused in a deadly hit-and-run in Jackson. TBI records indicate he has a history of driving offenses. "We would waive formal arraignment and…

Police: 5 injured in shooting at west Jackson bar

WEST JACKSON -- A shooting in west Jackson sent five people to the hospital early Monday morning, according to Jackson police. Jackson police said the shooting happened around 2 a.m. Monday at Cody's on Heritage Square. Investigators said the five…

Brownsville aldermen vote to borrow $2 million

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. -- Brownsville city leaders agreed to borrow millions of dollars Friday. Brownsville Mayor Bill Rawls cast the tie-breaking vote Friday at a special called meeting at City Hall.…

Beer board punishes 5 Jackson businesses

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Beer Board fined or suspended beer licenses for five businesses Thursday. Jackson City Attorney Lewis Cobb said the businesses are accused of selling alcohol to…

JMCSS faculty, staff return to work

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson-Madison County School System employees returned to work Tuesday. About 2,300 faculty and staff packed Oman Arena for day one of in-service. "We always come back with renewed…

Stores prepare for crowds during TN tax-free weekend

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Local stores are getting ready for Tennessee's tax-free weekend. "You know school is starting next week, so there's a little panic," Academy Sports + Outdoors Store Director Steve Johnson…

Man charged with raping 11-year-old girl in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Police arrested a man accused of raping a young girl. Desean Blackman, 30, appeared Monday in Jackson City Court, now formally charged with aggravated sexual battery and rape…

3 charged in Dollar General robbery in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Three people now face charges following a robbery at a store in north Jackson. Ashonna Jackson, Erskine Curry and Timothy Long appeared Monday in Jackson City Court. Jackson and Long face an aggravated robbery charge. Curry faces…

Man shot during alleged Jackson home invasion

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A shooting at an apartment complex in east Jackson sent one person to the hospital Thursday, according to Jackson police. Investigators said the man who was shot is…

Dyer hosts Fourth of July parade

DYER, Tenn. -- People in Gibson County celebrated the Fourth of July with a parade on Wednesday. A marching band moved down College Street in Dyer. The Fourth of July parade…

Kentucky teen faces rape charge in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Police arrested an 18-year-old accused of raping another teen in Jackson. Clay Nelson Shelton appeared Monday in Jackson City Court, charged with rape and aggravated sexual battery. The 18-year-old…

Man charged in Jackson robbery, carjacking

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man accused in a robbery and carjacking in Jackson now faces criminal charges. Timothy Thornton appeared Monday in Jackson City Court on multiple counts, including attempted aggravated robbery,…

Jackson hosts TN Fraternal Order of Police Conference

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Fraternal of Police Conference kicked off Thursday in Jackson. Sam Knolton traveled from Clarksville to attend. "We certainly want to help other agencies, learn from other…