Crime

Damage left behind after chase involving THP trooper

JACKSON, Tenn. -- There are new details on the car chase in Jackson involving a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper. Tuesday night, a Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper saw a red Kia Optima, driven by Melvin Ellison Jr., cross the center line…

Cash reward offered for man accused of assaulting deputy

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. -- The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of a Hardin County man accused of assaulting a deputy. Investigators say David Doyle, 45, was…

Third man charged in Martin shooting

MARTIN, Tenn. -- Martin police have arrested a third man in connection with a November shooting at a Martin apartment. Police say 21-year-old Dylan Yates, of Dresden, is charged with aggravated assault and especially aggravated burglary in the November 11…

Man arrested after Tuesday night car chase

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man is now in custody, and charges are pending after a car chase ended in a crash Tuesday night in east Jackson. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Melvin Ellison Jr. was driving south on South…

Tennessee man charged in 18-year-old murder case

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee man has been arrested and charged in a murder case that went cold for 18 years.  News outlets report 51-year-old Douglas Talley is accused of killing 72-year-old Etta Etheridge, who was found unresponsive in…

Man charged in Decatur County officer-involved shooting

PARSONS, Tenn. -- A man involved in an officer-involved shooting last week in Decatur County has been charged, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. The TBI says Anthony Phoenix, 34, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and felony…

Memphis man facing gun charge after arrest

MARTIN, Tenn. -- A Memphis man is in custody after investigators say he was found with ammunition and a gun while intoxicated. The Weakley County Sheriff's Office says a deputy stopped 20-year-old Adrian Jones, of Memphis, for speeding on University…

Victim, suspect in Trenton shooting identified

TRENTON, Tenn. -- Trenton police have confirmed a fatal shooting early Sunday morning on South Lexington Street. Police have identified the victim as as 18-year-old Madisson Bright. Trenton police responded to a report of a shooting in the 800 block…

Hearing reveals details on two Jackson killings

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Disturbing details of two killings in Jackson are revealed in a court hearing Thursday. Keenan Murphy, charged with fatally shooting two men and injuring two more in 10 days, appeared…

Union City police warn residents of phone scam

UNION CITY, Tenn. -- Union City police are warning residents of a phone scam using an officer's name. Police say the scam is not new; however, it is the first time the scam has been reported using a Union City…

Woman, unborn child killed in Brownsville shooting

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has identified the victims of a shooting Sunday night in Brownsville, and are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in the shooting. The TBI says two adults and…

Humboldt police investigate early morning break-in

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- Humboldt police are investigating a break-in at a local business early Monday morning. Police say the break-in was around 4 a.m. at a pawn shop on 22nd Avenue. Police say two people on a motorcycle broke the…

Student charged after gun found at Westview High School

MARTIN, Tenn. -- Martin police have confirmed a student has been charged after a shotgun was found in his vehicle at Westview High School. Police say 18-year-old Benjamin O'Guinn, of Martin, is charged with carrying weapons on school property. Officers…

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