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Penal Farm Inmate Jumps from Van, Escapes

This video is no longer available. Madison County deputies need your help finding an escapee who literally jumped to freedom, Monday. William Mann, Junior, 21, of Jackson was serving 11 months and 29 days for failing to appear in court…

Weakley Co. Police Involved Shooting

The TBI is investigating a weekend officer-involved shooting in Weakley County that still has a man in the hospital. According to a TBI spokesperson, Weakley County deputies went to a home on Shade Bridge Road, around 11, Friday night after…

Gibson Co. Commission

This video is no longer available. Monday morning's Gibson County Commission meeting was full of talk about storm damage that still remains from last month. Although Mayor Tom Witherspoon said he's proud of the communities clean up efforts, he adds…

Tennessee River Flooding Impact

This video is no longer available. Residents along the Tennessee River in Decatur and Perry Counties are dealing with rising water as well. Although it is not as dramatic a scene as the Mississippi, officials say the level has risen…

Flood Victims Celebrate Mothers Day

This video is no longer available. It is a surprise bar-be-que for the Hastings family. But this year it is held at a different spot. "I knew where I was coming, right here," said Don Ed Hastings. The party's location…

Walk For Japan

This video is no longer available. A group of Freed-Hardeman students are asking you to think twice before throwing out your shoes. Students say they want to give your shoes to earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan, and they are…

Crockett Co. Man Dies while Cutting Trees

This video is no longer available. A Crockett County man is dead after storm clean up efforts turned into a tragic accident. The sheriff's department said Crockett County highway worker Richard Gilford, 40, was killed earlier this week, while attempting…

Star Center Hosts Leadercast

This video is no longer available. Nearly 200 area business leaders took part in a unique national conference and they did not even have to leave West Tennessee. The one-day leadership training conference called "The Chick-fil-A Leader-Cast" was broadcast live…

Mississippi River Yet to Crest

This video is no longer available. "You can't drive a vehicle down this road you have to take a boat," said Lesly Lambert. She lives on Richwood Road in Big Boy Junction. Her street is totally flooded. The water is…

More Goodyear Transfers Expected

This video is no longer available. Not only is Goodyear leaving Union City, but it is moving many of its workers from West Tennessee, as well. Just this week, 10 workers received transfer orders, and many more are expected in…

Grand Floats Parade in Humboldt

This video is no longer available. The old adage, "Everyone loves a parade," would best fit the mood of many in Humboldt, Friday morning. Music, food and of course dozens of floats filled Main Street in Humboldt as thousands from…

Educator of the Week-Shelby

This video is no longer available. Caywood Elementary School first grade teacher Melonie Shelby says her students have had a big year. "I love to see them grow - they come into first grade literally as babies, and they mature…

Girl Charged with Filing False Kidnapping Report

This video is no longer available. Earlier this week, we told you about a 15-year-old Lexington girl who told police she was kidnapped at gunpoint and brought to Jackson. But now, she is the one facing criminal charges. Jackson police…

Foote Prepares to Serve

This video is no longer available. One of Jackson's newly elected city council members is planning to change the way the rest of the community views her district. As the only woman to serve on the council in the upcoming…

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