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Hood Search Extends to West Tennessee

The search for a suspected police killer in Georgia has state officers asking West Tennesseans to be on alert. Jamie Donnell Hood, 33, is wanted in Athens, Georgia. According to the TBI, he is accused of fatally shooting one officer…

New Details in Lake Co. Hit and Run

This video is no longer available. We have new details surrounding a fatal hit and run incident in Lake County. According to officers, exactly one week ago, Jodie Henson, from Dyersburg, hit and killed a Ridgely man with her car.…

Anti-Cyber Bullying Legislation Proposed

This video is no longer available. With the growing use of social media sites and cell phone technology, some members of the state legislature say it's time to include 'cyber-bullying' in the list of offenses. Students we spoke with said…

Making the Jump from NAIA to NCAA

After 22 years, the NAIA women’s basketball national tournament has ended its run in Jackson. Now local fans and alumni from four West Tennessee schools have a real reason to ponder possible changes in affiliation that may lie ahead for their favorite NAIA schools.

Grant to Help Allenton Heights

This video is no longer available. Allenton Heights is the oldest public housing complex in Jackson. Forty percent of the residents live in poverty. The crime, is twice the rate of the city as a whole. "We just need to…

Family Wants Motorcycle Back

This video is no longer available. Investigators in Henderson County are learning more about the stolen motorcycle that a Madison County man was killed on, Sunday night. Crystal Gurley says her and her husband's two motorcycles were stolen from their…

Newton Waives Hearing; Case to Grand Jury

The former Lexington Pastor accused of raping one of his youth church members appeared in court again Wednesday morning. Anthony Dale Newton, 51, waived his right to a preliminary hearing on the charges and the judge sent the case to…

Memphis Won't Charge Wedgeworth,Pierce

Memphis' police director and mayor saythere will be no local charges filed against two fugitives from Louisiana who were captured after a police chase. Darian Pierce and Ricky Wedgeworth were arrested by Memphis police on March 14. They had been…

OVC Honor For Van Zyl

After guiding The University of Tennessee at Martin to a victory in the team‘s Ohio Valley Conference opener at Eastern Kentucky last Saturday, sophomore Johanie Van Zyl was named the league‘s adidas Female Tennis Athlete of the Week this afternoon.…

Union Falls in Final; Azusa Pacific Wins Title

Azusa Pacific (Calif.) won its first-ever NAIA Division I Women‘s Basketball National Championship by defeating two-time defending national champion Union (Tenn.), 65-59, Tuesday in Oman Arena. The Cougars, who close out their season with a record of 33-5, rallied from…

Man Arrested in Humboldt After Jackson Chase

A high speed chase that began Tuesday afternoon in Jackson, ended in Humboldt, with a flipped SUV and a wanted man back behind bars. Officers said Kevin Love. 30, of Jackson was behind the wheel of his wrecked SUV. H…

Forever Fan says Goodbye to NAIA Tournament

This video is no longer available. It was a bitter-sweet night for many as the NAIA Tournament ends a 22 year run in the Hub city. However, for the fans who have been there since the beginning, saying farewell to…

Woman Accused of Stealing from Elderly Man

A Madison County woman has been arrested and charged with barging into an elderly man's home and stealing money from him twice since late February. Jackson Police arrested 45-year-old Annette Renee Parker early this morning, on two counts of aggravated…

Meth Enforcement Training

With big changes coming to the funding of meth lab enforcement and clean-up, nationwide, training could never be more important for local law enforcement. Officers who specialize in cracking down on meth crimes were in West Tennessee to receive required…

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