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Police investigate fatal shooting of Tennessee hunter

ALTAMONT, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating a fatal shooting involving a hunter in Grundy County. Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum told WRCB-TV that deputies responded to a report of a hunting accident on Sunday and…

Police: No charges in case of injured, dumped dog

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Police have determined that no criminal charges will be filed in the case of a critically injured dog dumped in a Bemis dumpster. Lt. Jeff Shepard said when he first began investigating why the miniature poodle, named…

Dyersburg police search for shooting suspect

DYERSBURG, Tenn.-Police in Dyersburg are intensifying their search for a gunman they said shot a man in the face. Investigators said Quentel Harris is now wanted on a charge of attempted murder. Dyersburg police said Harris shot the person Friday…

Police: Man arrested in north Jackson shooting

JACKSON, Tenn.-An update to a story WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News first told you about this weekend. . Jackson police said they have made an arrest in a Friday night shooting in north Jackson. Investigators said Tyler Corbitt was arrested Monday…

Paris police officer charged in infant son's death

PARIS, Tenn. -- Just more than two weeks after the death of 3-month-old Gunner Page, his father is arrested and charged with murder. Paris Police Officer Christopher Warren Page, 28, of Puryear, was arrested Thursday on counts of first-degree murder…

Police, fire departments hire employees despite red flags

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Records show the Knoxville police and fire departments hired employees between 2004 and 2015 even though their applications were flagged for issues including drug use, juvenile convictions and poor driving records. The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1KDJD0O…

Police, fire departments hire employees despite red flags

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Records show the Knoxville police and fire departments hired employees between 2004 and 2015 even though their applications were flagged for issues including drug use, juvenile convictions and poor driving records. The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1KDJD0O…

Hundreds of Memphis police getting body cameras

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis Police Department says it has begun assigning newly received body cameras to officers, with a goal of giving the equipment to 2,000 officers by the end of the year. Police Director Toney Armstrong said…

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