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Cribbs Sentenced on Federal Weapons Charge

This video is no longer available. Former Dyer County Sheriff Tommy Cribbs is headed back to prison. This week, Cribbs was sentenced to two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to having a gun as a convicted felon. The…

USPS to Move Processing and Distribution from Jackson to Memphis

The US Postal Service has decided to close its Processing and Distribution Facility in Jackson. The operations will be moved to Memphis. The Postal Service said that once the transfers are completed, the mail processing operations at the closing sites…

Man Arrested for Statutory Rape of 16-Year Old Girl

This video is no longer available. Henry County officials said a man has been charged with statutory rape of a 16-year old girl. They said what is more disturbing is they believe the girl's father knew about the inappropriate relationship.…

Early Voting Results in Madison County

This video is no longer available. In the week since early voting began, almost 900 voters in Madison County have cast ballots. The election commission said Wednesday alone, 150 voters came in, bringing the total to 882. A majority have…

Santiago Charged in Jones' Murder

This video is no longer available. There is a new development in the search for Demetreous Santiago, who is now a wanted man in the murder of a former police officer. The 28-year-old, already suspected of setting the car of…

Major Cuts May Be Coming To National Weather Service

This video is no longer available. West Tennesseans know all too well how every minute counts when it comes to staying ahead of severe weather. Severe weather alerts and updates issued by the National Weather Service in Memphis are a…

Commission Relents; Library Funding Restored

This video is no longer available. 7 Eyewitness News was told there were cheers heard all through the courthouse on Tuesday night's county commission meeting. Benton County commissioners and the library finally, came to an agreement. Rhonda Tippitt said she…

Ash Wednesday Services Attract Hundreds

This video is no longer available. Wednesday was Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Ash Wednesday is a day of repentance. It marks the beginning of 40 days of prayer and fasting leading up to Easter. Catholics observe the…

Generals to Host Job Fair Saturday

This video is no longer available. If you have always wanted to work in professional sports, this Saturday may be your chance. The Jackson Generals hare hosting their first ever job fair at Pringles Park this Saturday. They are looking…

U.S. Attorney Speaks to Students at Lane College

This video is no longer available. The top U.S. Attorney for West Tennessee spent some time on a local college campus this morning talking to students, staff and visitors. Ed Stanton, The United States Attorney for the Western District of…

Two Arrested, Charged with Making Meth

This video is no longer available. A McNairy County resident along with a woman form Chester County are facing meth and other drug charges following their arrests in Bethel Springs. According to the McNairy County Sheriff's Department, Barry Clayton of…

Police: Man Breaks into School, Tries to Set Fire

This video is no longer available. A Jackson man already on probation for breaking into Parkview School has been charged again with burglary and arson of the building. Patrick Dixson, 24, was arrested Tuesday night shortly after he tripped the…

Police Seek Walmart Theft Suspects

This video is no longer available. Jackson Police said they are needing your help in identifying two shoplifting suspects who took thousands of dollars of merchandise. Surveillance video form Walmart North shows a man wearing an orange hat with a…

St. Mary's Celebrates Fat Tuesday By Raising Money for Haiti

This video is no longer available. Saint Mary's Catholic Church held a very special Fat Tuesday celebration. The church hosted its annual Fat Tuesday Dinner of chicken and sausage gumbo with King cake for dessert. The family event also serves…

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