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Using your smartphone to help prepare for emergency

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Is your family prepared for an emergency? One company is working to make sure families across West Tennessee get ready and stay ready. September is National Preparedness Month, a…

2 claim Mega Millions prize; 3rd-largest US lottery jackpot

CHICAGO (AP) — Two people who wish to remain anonymous have claimed a $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot after a single ticket to the late July drawing was sold in a Chicago suburb, opting to take a lump sum payment of $780.5…

NY attorney general sues Trump and company, alleging fraud

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general sued former President Donald Trump and his company on Wednesday, alleging business fraud involving some of their most prized assets, including properties in Manhattan, Chicago and Washington, D.C. Attorney General Letitia James’…

2022 Toy of the Year to be named at Dallas event

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The 2022 Toy of the Year Award Banquet will be held Tuesday night in Dallas. Toys are nominated by meeting a variety of criteria such as innovation, playability, and…

McCaig's Movie Mayhem: The Woman King

https://youtu.be/GlcQnHsvMGg WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News' very own Eli McCaig is here with a review of Sony Pictures' The Woman King. In the 1800s, a group of all-female warriors protects the African kingdom of Dahomey with skills and fierceness unlike anything…

From carmakers to refiners, industries brace for rail strike

(AP) -- Carmakers say buyers might not get the vehicle they want on time, commuter rail lines could see service disrupted, and shipments from everything from oil to livestock feed could be disrupted. Those are just a few of the…