WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

Minute of Exercise: PLOS Study

Being active is known as one of the best ways to staying fit, but according to a press release a professor of kinesiology, Martin Gibala says, “Most people cite ‘lack of time’ as the main reason for not being active.” The “lack of time” may no longer be a valid excuse for not being active according to a study conducted…

Mugshots : Madison County : 04/28/16 – 04/29/16

1/17Alexis Beasley Assault Show Caption Hide Caption 2/17Amanda Adams Violation of Community Corrections Show Caption Hide Caption 3/17Chase Kemp Simple Domestic Assault Show Caption Hide Caption 4/17Daniel Hall Aggravated Domestic Assault, Interfere with Emergency Call (911 Calls) Show Caption Hide Caption 5/17Jacob Mcgraw Simple Possession/Casual Exchange, Failure to Exercise Due Care Show Caption Hide Caption 6/17James Ingram Violation of Probation…

WEATHER UPDATE

AN UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN WILL PROVIDE SEVERAL CHANCES  FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON FRIDAY AND LASTING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN.  TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 70S WITH OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE 60S. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA BY LATE SUNDAY WHICH WILL RESULT IN BELOW…

Tractor trailer overturns in Crockett County

CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn.–An 18-wheeler has overturned on Highway 412. in Crockett County. That crash happened at around 6:00 a.m. Friday. Police say the driver of the truck was trapped inside for a time, but has since been rescued. Investigators say the driver was able to communicate after the rescue. Highway 412 was closed for about 45 minutes due to the…

Friends, neighbors come out for annual Trenton Teapot Festival Block Party

TRENTON, Tenn.-Gibson County residents hit the streets Thursday evening for the annual Trenton Teapot Festival Block Party. It was a night of food, music and fun with friends and neighbors. This truly family event included jumpers and donkey rides for the kids. Local bands also provided entertainment. Organizers said it is all about the community coming together. “We’re just going…

Boys and Girls Club host 31st annual “Steak n’ Burger Dinner”

JACKSON, Tenn.-Hundreds gathered at Jackson State Community College for one reason: to show their support for the Boys and Girls Club of Jackson. The club hosted its 31st annual “Steak n’ Burger Dinner,” Thursday evening. It is the largest fundraiser of the year. Organizers hope to bring in more than $35,000 this year. During the dinner, it was the kids…

Fire officials: Woman escapes fire thanks to free device installed in her home

MILAN, Tenn.- A Milan woman is able to escape an early morning fire inside her home thanks to a life saving device firefighters installed years earlier. Fire officials say they are crediting a smoke alarm with getting the woman out safely. It was installed at her home three years ago, free, as part of the state’s “Get Alarmed” program. Officials…

Runners lace up for annual “Glow Out 5K”

JACKSON, Tenn.-Hundreds of Hub City runners laced up their sneakers Thursday night with hopes of getting one step closer to finding a cure for cancer. For the second year in a row, the Kirkland Cancer Center hosted its “Glow Out 5K”. The event hopes to raise $3,500 for research, with every penny going to the American Cancer Society. “Individually, we…