Author: WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

Witnesses: Officer shot man as he tried to run

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Two witnesses to the fatal shooting of a black Memphis man by a white police officer said 19-year-old Darrius Stewart was shot while trying to run away, although the medical examiner said the two were no…

Officials ID body found in woods as Army vet

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Officials have identified a body found in Tennessee last week as a missing Army veteran from Clarksville. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that the remains found in a heavily wooded area…

Man charged in Memphis officer death faces federal charges

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A man charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer is facing federal charges. Police say 30-year-old Tremaine Wilbourn shot Officer Sean Bolton several times in August while Bolton was attempting…

Plane landing skids off runway, injuring 8

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Officials say a plane has rolled off a runway at Nashville International Airport, injuring eight people. Southwest Airlines spokeswoman Emily Samuels said in an email Tuesday night that Flight 31 from Houston Hobby Airport to Nashville…

THP announces seat belt fine increase

JACKSON, Tenn. -- You've heard the saying "click it or ticket," and the Tennessee Highway Patrol wants to remind you those ticket fines will increase starting Jan. 1. First-time violators can expect to…

Scattered Showers on Wednesday

[gtxvideo vid="f5y418Qv" playlist="" pid="wMQlYtLM" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/f5y418Qv-120.jpg" vtitle="Weathercast 6pm"] Weather Update - 4:00 p.m. Tuesday A cold front currently moving across the Southern Plains is bringing a few showers to portions of eastern Texas. This front will arrive in West Tennessee tomorrow…

Mugshots : Madison County : 12/14/15 – 12/15/15

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 12/14/15 and 7 a.m. on 12/15/15. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Sheriff's office IDs man killed in Gibson Co. homicide

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Deputies have identified a man killed in a Sunday afternoon shooting outside Humboldt. Kenneth Wayne Vailes, 52, was found fatally wounded when deputies responded around 4:30 p.m. Sunday to a reported disturbance at a residence in…