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Sheriff IDs victims in Weakley Co. murder-suicide

WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -- A man and his wife are dead following a murder-suicide just outside Martin, according to the Weakley County Sheriff's Office. Deputies say a man shot his wife several times before later turning the gun on himself.…

Jackson police warn movers of Craigslist scam

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police say scammers are using the Internet to advertise property they don't own. But by the time victims realize they've been had, they've already lost money. Police say scammers are pocketing thousands of dollars by taking…

Jackson police claim 2015 Battle of the Badges title

[gtxvideo vid="TWjC4itC" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/TWjC4itC.jpg" vtitle="BOTB Award Ceremony”] NORTH JACKSON -- The 2015 Battle of the Badges winners were honored Thursday. The Jackson Police Department takes the trophy this year. For two weeks, first responders gave blood to try and…

Police pursue robbery suspect in east Jackson

[gtxvideo vid="p2ZdYHFV" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/p2ZdYHFV.jpg" vtitle="Strong Armed Robbery Chase 6pm”] EAST JACKSON -- Police are pursuing a suspect in a strong-arm robbery with the assistance of K-9 units in a wooded area. Jackson police say the suspect fled into a…

Union City police, ATF investigate online church threats

[gtxvideo vid="OOVui0k0" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/OOVui0k0.jpg" vtitle="Church Threats Suspect Search”] UNION CITY, Tenn. -- Police in Union City are investigating recent threats toward local churches posted online. Officers say they have tracked the IP address linked to the person responsible for…

Man accused of giving police false identity during traffic stop

[gtxvideo vid="2IS4suqY" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/2IS4suqY.jpg" vtitle="Black Criminal Impersonation”] DOWNTOWN JACKSON -- A man was in city court Thursday on accusations of giving police a fake name and social security number during a traffic stop. Police say Germaine Black was driving…

Memphis 2016 budget includes raises for fire, police

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Police and fire employees will receive a 2 percent raise in the fiscal year 2016 budget approved by the Memphis City Council. The budget approved in a council vote Tuesday also calls for a 1 percent…

City of Newbern fires police chief

[gtxvideo vid="0D8HFKQU" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/0D8HFKQU.jpg" vtitle="Police Chief Terminated”] DYER COUNTY, Tenn. -- The police chief of Newbern has been fired after being suspended twice this year on allegations of a hostile work environment. Doug Robertson was suspended in April and…

Police seek 3 in east Jackson robbery

[gtxvideo vid="3KgaY7Oo" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/3KgaY7Oo.jpg" vtitle="Food Mart Robbery PKG”] EAST JACKSON -- Police search for three suspects accused of robbing an east Jackson convenience store Monday night. “It's kind of scary because it's so close to home," Shelby Shaw, a…

Milan police need help to ID suspects in nonprofit thefts

[gtxvideo vid="eePExBdE" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/eePExBdE.jpg" vtitle="Mustard Seed Theft PKG”] GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn, -- A local nonprofit with the mission of helping those in need finds itself the target of thieves. According to Milan police, surveillance video from the Mustard Seed…

Man faces attempted murder charge in May shooting

[gtxvideo vid="rsliNUwC" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/rsliNUwC.jpg" vtitle="Hollywood Dr Shooting Update PKG”] JACKSON, Tenn. -- A suspected gunman is behind bars, accused in a shooting that left a Jackson man paralyzed. Rodney Bailey appeared Wednesday in Jackson City Court where he was…

19-year-old mother now faces murder charge in death of son

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say they have upgraded charges against a 19-year-old Memphis mother in the death of her 2-year-old son. The Commercial Appeal reports (http://bit.ly/1MZf34j ) a murder charge was added Monday against Raven Campbell, who was already…

Pittman murder trial to be rescheduled

[gtxvideo vid="gW6lqifY" playlist="" pid="OTSe9U1y" thumb="http://player.gtxcel.com/thumbs/gW6lqifY.jpg" vtitle="Pittman PKG - Kurt”] JACKSON, Tenn. -- Another delay came Monday in the murder case of Union University student Olivia Greenlee. Accused killer Charles Pittman was back before a judge and facing a deadline to…

Former Memphis officer charged with murder of wife

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Prosecutors say a former Memphis police officer has been indicted on a charge of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of her wife. The Shelby County district attorney's office says 34-year-old Jaselyn Grant was off-duty when…

Murder suspect arrested in W.Va. to be extradited to Tenn.

DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. -- A man facing a murder charge in his wife's death after allegedly running her over in Decatur County soon will be extradited back to Tennessee. Chad Henry recently was arrested in Bridgeport, W.Va., after being indicted…

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