Author: Teri Jelks

Vandalism reported at multiple local parks

JACKSON, Tenn. -- There are multiple reports of vandalism in local parks across Jackson. According to Tony Black with the Jackson Recreation and Parks Department, three parks have been hit with graffiti over…

Coyotes attack pets in West Tennessee

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- There are reports of coyote attacks on animals in West Tennessee. "Anything that's wooded, that's out away from people and traffic, that's where they hang out. They'll hang…

City mayor responds to lawsuit against Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn -- Earlier this week, a lawsuit was filed against the city of Jackson that could affect countless cases out of Jackson City Court. According to documents filed in federal…

City of Jackson served class-action lawsuit

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the city of Jackson. Both the chief of police and city court clerk have been listed as defendants. In January, we…

Mental health institute escapees now captured

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. -- Two men are captured after escaping a mental health institute. Around 7 p.m. Sunday, 28-year-old Dillon Hight and 29-year-old Timothy Keen escaped from the Western Mental Health Institute in Bolivar, according to the Hardeman County Sheriff's…

Tennessee Highway Patrol conducts manhunt in Henderson County

HENDERSON CO., Tenn. -- The Tennessee Highway Patrol conducted a manhunt Friday afternoon. Authorities could be seen in wooded areas along Highway 104 in northwest Henderson County. The THP helicopter was also used in the search for the suspect or suspects.…

Police investigate fight between two high schools

McNAIRY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Tuesday night there were reports of a large fight between Adamsville Junior-Senior High School and Scotts Hill High School. According to the Adamsville Police Department, one student athlete on the…

A new bill allows parents more time at schools

JACKSON, Tenn.-- A new bill is being introduced by the Tennessee legislature that could have parents spending a little more time with their children. "Nothing bad can happen by having parental involvement in their…