WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

TN state veterinarian warns of equine illness

NASHVILLE, Tenn. —The Tennessee state veterinarian warns horse owners of a potentially fatal horse illness. According to a news release received from the state veterinarian, two horses in Shelby County have already tested positive for the illness, and were quarantined.…

THP investigating wreck on Old Bells Road

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a wreck. The wreck happened on Old Bells Road early Friday afternoon. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, there were injuries and the wreck is under investigation. Stay with…

Mugshots : Madison County : 05/06/21 – 05/07/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 05/06/21 and 7 a.m. on 05/07/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Mugshots : Madison County : 05/05/21 – 05/06/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 05/05/21 and 7 a.m. on 05/06/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Henderson man charged in Tuesday homicide

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- An arrest has been made in a fatal shooting from Tuesday in Chester County. According to the TBI, agents joined the Henderson Police Department and Chester County Sheriff's Office to investigate the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Danial…

Local business hit 'home run' during 'Pitch Night'

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Businesses hit a home run, but it has nothing to do with baseball. Leaders with local businesses gathered at the West Tennessee Farmers Market Wednesday evening for Pitch Night.…

Suspect in Camden standoff identified, TBI investigating

CAMDEN, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has confirmed agents were requested to assist with a barricade situation Tuesday evening in Camden. The TBI says agents responded to assist multiple law enforcement agencies with the barricade situation in the…

Mugshots : Madison County : 05/04/21 – 05/05/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 05/04/21 and 7 a.m. on 05/05/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Heavy police presence seen at Camden home

CAMDEN, Tenn. -- There was a heavy law enforcement presence at a house in Benton County Tuesday evening. WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News received multiple calls from viewers about the situation in Camden. When our crews arrived on the scene…

Dog enters house by using door knob

(CBS Newspath) -- Closed doors are no match for Millie! Watch as the golden retriever lets herself into her home in Florida using the doorknob. Millie's owner shared the video April 20 and…

1 dead in early morning storms in Weakley Co.

WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Weakley County Emergency Management Agency has confirmed a woman is dead after storms early Tuesday morning. Officials say a 49-year-old woman died after a tree fell on a mobile home on Green Field Highway 54 in…

Mugshots : Madison County : 05/03/21 – 05/04/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 05/03/21 and 7 a.m. on 05/04/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Mugshots : Madison County : 04/30/21 – 05/03/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 04/30/21 and 7 a.m. on 05/03/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Mr. Essie Rainer

Services for Mr. Essie Rainer, age 79 of Jackson, Tennessee will be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 1:30 P.M., at the the Parkway Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, from 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M., at…

Florida middle school killer dies in prison at 31

MIAMI (AP) — The teenage killer who lured a friend into a bathroom stall at their suburban Miami middle school 17 years ago and cut his throat has died in prison. Florida Department of Corrections online records show Michael Hernandez…

Hundreds come out to Day 3 of annual plant sale

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Saturday wrapped up a three-day event where west Tennesseans could get out and find the perfect plants for their patio or garden. Saturday morning's weather was ideal as hundreds came out early for the annual Plant Sale…

Local brew club hosts annual 'Big Brew Day'

JACKSON, Tenn. -- One local group gets together Saturday to show off their skills in making the perfect brew. In this case, we're talking about beer. The Home Brew Club had their annual 'Big Brew Day' at Hub City Brewing…

More information on Friendly Frank's Flea Market

Friendly Frank's Flea Market will be held the weekend of April 30 - May 2 at Jackson Fairgrounds Park near downtown, located at 800 S. Highland Avenue in Jackson. The hours of the market are Friday, 5:00 a.m - 8:00…

Mugshots : Madison County : 04/29/21 – 04/30/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 04/29/21 and 7 a.m. on 04/30/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

JPD investigating wreck on Carriage House Drive

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police are investigating a wreck on Carriage House Drive. The crash occurred Thursday evening. According to crews on the scene, the crash involved at least two vehicles. Stay with WBBJ 7 Eyewitness online and on…

Marker honoring Eddy Arnold to be placed in Henderson

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. -- A native of one local county is receiving a big honor. Known as the Tennessee Plowboy, Chester County native Eddy Arnold will be honored by the state with a new Tennessee Music Pathways marker. The marker will…

Mugshots : Madison County : 04/28/21 – 04/29/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 04/28/21 and 7 a.m. on 04/29/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Candlelight vigil held for teen killed in vehicle crash

LEXINGTON, Tenn. -- Family and friends came together to remember the life of a teen taken too soon. The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened late Tuesday afternoon, where a 14-year-old was killed. Investigators say the…

Perimeter Behavioral Healthcare holds local job fair

JACKSON, Tenn.--Community members print out their resumes and put their best face forward for a job fair. Perimeter Behavioral Healthcare held a job fair, Wednesday afternoon. Open positions included registered nurses, licensed…

Dog pulls pizza delivery off a car and eats it

PIZZA PUP: One lucky dog made a delicious discovery in St. Charles County, Missouri on April 21. Take a look at how his tasty treat cost one family almost $200. [field59_video account="WBBJ" key="6aac022722f72d65533918547984927a60903616" vtitle="Dog pulls pizza delivery off a car…

Mugshots : Madison County : 04/27/21 – 04/28/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 04/27/21 and 7 a.m. on 04/28/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Hearing on charcoal plant held in Hardeman County

BOLIVAR, Tenn. -- Community members gathered to make their voices heard. Some residents gathered outside of the Hardeman County Courthouse in Bolivar to protest plans to build a Royal…

Mugshots : Madison County : 04/26/21 – 04/27/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 04/26/21 and 7 a.m. on 04/27/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Pets parade their skills in Trenton

TRENTON, Tenn. -- Our four-legged furry friends had fun in the sun on Monday. Community members of Trenton gathered to support the pet parade. It's all part of the…

Mugshots : Madison County : 04/23/21 – 04/24/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 04/23/21 and 7 a.m. on 04/24/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Additional information on Keep Jackson Beautiful

For more information on the Keep Jackson Beautiful program visit their website at https://jacksontn.gov/government/departments/recreation_parks/keep_jackson_beautiful. You can also keep up-to-date with their activities by visiting their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/KeepJacksonBeautiful/.

Mugshots : Madison County : 04/22/21 – 04/23/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 04/22/21 and 7 a.m. on 04/23/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Mugshots : Madison County : 04/21/21 – 04/22/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 04/21/21 and 7 a.m. on 04/22/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

WRAP's donation closet in need of supplies

WEST Tenn. -- Women Resource and Rape Assistance, also known as WRAP, needs your help. Wrap serves more than 2 thousand survivors each year, and more than half of those survivors have children. Their donation closet at the Safe Hope…

Suspect in meth distribution sentenced to 8 years

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man charged in a methamphetamine trafficking investigation has been sentenced to eight years. Saul Vega Flores, 51, was sentenced on charges of conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute over 50 grams of methamphetamine.…

Mugshots : Madison County : 04/20/21 – 04/21/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 04/20/21 and 7 a.m. on 04/21/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Mugshots : Madison County : 04/19/21 – 04/20/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 04/19/21 and 7 a.m. on 04/20/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Mugshots : Madison County : 04/16/21 – 04/19/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 04/16/21 and 7 a.m. on 04/19/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.