WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

"Books to Birth" program gets boost from local grant

JACKSON, Tenn.--Jackson-Madison County General Hospital has the opportunity to welcome newborns into the world each and everyday. This is why Tennessee's Imagination Library is proud to announce the hospital's recent partnership…

Man charged in north Jackson shooting

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Police arrest a man following a shooting in north Jackson. Telleous Currie appeared Monday in Jackson City Court. He is charged with reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon. Police say Currie is accused of opening fire Sept. 20…

Tennessee colleges compete to get voters registered

NASHVILLE -- Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett has launched a statewide competition for college campuses. Hargett visited Middle Tennessee State University last week as part of the drive to increase student voter registration before the Nov. 6 midterm election.…

Mugshots : Madison County : 9/21/18 – 9/24/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 9/21/18 and 7 a.m. on 9/24/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

TDOT urges caution as flooding affects roads

  JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Department of Transportation is urging drivers to be cautious as some West Tennessee roads are being affected by flooding. In Carroll County, the northbound lanes of State Route 22 in Mayo's Bottom between Huntingdon…

Pinson church celebrates 150th anniversary

PINSON, Tenn. — A local church reaches a new milestone. Pinson United Methodist Church celebrated their 150th anniversary Sunday. Since the church was first built in 1868, they have rebuilt three times. It…

Henderson unveils brand new community dog park

HENDERSON, Tenn. — Community members and their four-legged friends met at Gene Record Memorial Park in Henderson Saturday for the grand opening and dedication of the Chester T. Dog Park. The equipment at…

Deputies search for missing Hardin Co. man

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. -- Authorities are searching for a Hardin County man they say has been missing for several days. Terry Woodall, 30, was last seen in Hardin County. His direction of…

Men on the Move visit East Elementary School

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Men on the Move are still at it, this time greeting students at East Elementary School in northeast Madison County. Three churches teamed up Friday…

Mugshots : Madison County : 9/20/18 – 9/21/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 9/20/18 and 7 a.m. on 9/21/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Friends of Heart donate life-saving gear to local school

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local nonprofit donates more life-saving equipment to schools in the Hub City. Friends of Heart, part of the West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation, donated two AEDs to Madison Academic High School.…

4 local Zaxby's restaurants to host hurricane fundraiser

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Four local Zaxby's restaurants will host a fundraiser Thursday for the American Red Cross for disaster relief efforts. All three Zaxby's locations in Jackson as well as the Lexington location will take part in the fundraiser, according…

Mugshots : Madison County : 9/19/18 – 9/20/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 9/19/18 and 7 a.m. on 9/20/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

JSCC highlights Fall Prevention Day

JACKSON, Tenn.-- Jackson State Community College Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy students were at The Lift Center Wednesday afternoon providing information and demonstrations in observance of Fall Prevention Day. Fall Prevention Day…

Jackson Police searching for man in East Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn.--Jackson Police were actively searching for a man in East Jackson Wednesday night. Around 7 p.m., a Jackson Police helicopter was circling Muse Park and several cops were at Royal Street and Kingsfield searching for a man with several…

2 McNairy Co. men federally indicted on gun charges

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A federal grand jury has indicted two McNairy County men on charges of felon in possession of a firearm. Chaderick McClain, 27, of Selmer, and Corey Mayfield, 43, of Ramer, are both facing charges of possession of…

US Marshals search for Hardin Co. fugitives

  HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. -- U.S. Marshals and the Hardin County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help in finding a man suspected of stealing a truck. Steven…

Jackson member of Gangster Disciples sentenced to 30 years

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A Jackson member of the Gangster Disciples has been sentenced to 30 years on charges of racketeering conspiracy and gun charges. Tommy Champion, 29, also known as "Duct Tape," was sentenced this week in Memphis after pleading…

Mugshots : Madison County : 9/18/18 – 9/19/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 9/18/18 and 7 a.m. on 9/19/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

One injured after early morning shooting at Lincoln Courts

JACKSON, Tenn. -- One person was injured and a suspect is in custody after a shooting early Wednesday morning in Lincoln Courts. Police say a woman was injured in the shooting around 2 a.m. Wednesday in the east Jackson apartment…

Man arrested after car chase through Weakley, Henry counties

  WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -- A Clarksville man is in custody after a car chase Tuesday through two northwest Tennessee counties. Weakley County deputies spotted a silver 2001 Mercedes on Highway 54 between Dresden and Como driving 74 miles per…

UPDATE: Police investigate overnight shooting in midtown Jackson

UPDATE: Police confirm they are investigating a late night shooting that sent a man to the hospital. Officers responded around 11:50 p.m. Tuesday to a shooting in the area of Honeysuckle Drive and Locust Drive, according to a release from…

Local FOP members enjoy annual BBQ

JACKSON, Tenn.--Local Fraternal Order of Police members enjoyed some good BBQ Tuesday. It was all for their Annual BBQ on Cotton Grove Road. Jackson Police Captain Jeff Shepard says it's a good…

Hardin Co. Agricultural Fair underway in Savannah

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Hardin County Agricultural Fair continues through the rest of the week in Savannah with livestock exhibits and shows. Tuesday night's exhibits start with a swine show at 6 p.m., followed by the Southern Supercross Jump and…

RIFA 'Canstruction' event information

Regional Inter-Faith Association will host their annual "Canstruction" event at 6 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in downtown Jackson. Canstruction has been one of RIFA's annual events for 14 years, encouraging local businesses to design their…

Mugshots : Madison County : 9/17/18 – 9/18/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 9/17/18 and 7 a.m. on 9/18/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.