WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

JPD searching for car burglary suspects

JACKSON, Tenn.-Surveillance cameras catch three car burglary suspects, now police hope you can help identify them. Jackson police shared surveillance video with WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News from early Tuesday morning from the parking lot at Armstrong Flooring at 154 Rosedale Street. Officers said the three men who walk into frame broke into several cars of night shift workers. Investigators said…

Milan police looking for man, suspected of opening fire on child’s mother

MILAN, Tenn.-Milan police are asking for help, finding a man suspected of opening fire on his child’s mother as she drove home. Milan police have warrants for Demarcus McClinton’s arrest on counts of aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and having a gun as a convicted felon. Investigators said around 8 p.m., Thursday, McClinton shot at the victim along Anderson Street, hitting…

Kindergarten registration now open in JMC School System

JACKSON, Tenn.-Parents with students entering kindergarten in the Jackson-Madison County School System may now register for next school year. Registration will be held at each school during normal hours through May 25. Incoming kindergarten students must be 5-years-old on or before August 15 in order to register. Any students new to the school system may also now register.

Actor Danny Glover to speak at Lane College commencement

JACKSON, Tenn.-Actor Danny Glover will be in the Hub City, Saturday. Lane College is hosting the actor, Saturday as its commencement speaker for their spring graduating class. Glover starred in hit movies such as “Lethal Weapon”, “The Color Purple” and “Angels in the Outfield.” Those from the school said Glover will help lead their students into the next chapter of…

10 indicted in “Ice” distribution conspiracy

RELEASE FROM THE US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE JACKSON, Tenn. — Ten individuals have been indicted on federal drug charges for their alleged roles in a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of highly pure methamphetamine. Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, announced the indictment today. According to the indictment, between February 2015 and early April 2016, the defendants conspired with…

Stormy at Times This Weekend

  A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for Lake, Obion, Dyer, Lauderdale, Tipton, and Shelby counties until 10 a.m. Saturday morning. 1″-3″ of rainfall is possible with the next wave of showers and thunderstorms that move through the area later tonight. Weather Update – 10:30 p.m. Friday Another wave of showers and thunderstorms will move through West Tennessee tonight, but not…

Sheriff Mehr issues another phone scam alert

JACKSON, Tenn. — Madison County Sheriff John Mehr is alerting citizens of a phone scam where a caller is claiming to be a member of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office. This person is threatening to have the citizen arrested because they failed to show up to a court appointment; an appointment that is fake. The first alert came Saturday, April…

Police seek help in locating missing Jackson woman

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson Police Department is investigating a missing adult and they need help locating this person. Investigators say 57-year-old Donna Sue Hollis has been missing since Sunday, April 24. She is described as a white female with brown hair and brown eyes. Hollis is 5-foot-1 and weighs approximately 105 pounds. She was last seen in the area…