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West TN Japan Affect

This video is no longer available. Henry Countian, Susenette Meeks and her friend, 76 year old Yasuko, who lives in Japan, have been friends since the 1960's. "My first husband was stationed in Japan and there was a lady who…

Woman Accused of Shooting While Drunk

This video is no longer available. A Southwest Madison County woman who is accused of strangling a victim and shooting a shot gun near others while intoxicated is facing several charges for her alleged actions. According to Madison County Sheriff's…

Trio of Suspected Thieves Sought

This video is no longer available. A trio of suspected thieves have Jackson police asking for help identifying them in images captured by surveillance cameras at two different north Jackson stores. The pictures, released by the Jackson Police Department, are…

Hill Faces Judge in Meeting Fight Case

This video is no longer available. Testimony that took two hours was heard before a judge made his decision Tuesday in the case of the former Madison County Democratic Party president versus the current president and Jackson attorney, Robert Hill.…

JFD Award Announced

This video is no longer available. The blazing service displayed by the mane and women of the Jackson Fire Department daily is being recognized nationally by the Small Business Commerce Association. Leaders with the SBCA have selected the Jackson Fire…

Child Rape Case Waived to Grand Jury

This video is no longer available. The case of a Jackson man, accused of raping a young family member, will now be heard by a Madison County grand jury. Jessie James Hampton, Junior waived his right to a preliminary hearing,…

Case Against Person Dismissed

The case of a Jackson man charged with having sex with his roommate, but never telling him he was HIV positive has been dismissed. Charges of criminal exposure to HIV were dropped on Tony Person, 42, in city court. The…

Mother Killed, Children Hurt In Crash

This video is no longer available. A Weakley County wreck took the life of mother of five. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Charlotte Puckett, 38, was driving North on state route 190 with her three children, when she lost…

Teacher Tenure Measure Passes

This video is no longer available. Governor Bill Haslam's bill to make getting and keeping tenure for Tennessee teachers tougher has passed the house. The proposal was approved 65 to 32 this afternoon. It will require teachers to wait five…

Union Picks Up UALR Transfer

Just days after a third straight appearance in the NAIA National Title game, the Union (Tenn.) University women‘s basketball team has added their latest signee for next season. Union has signed Shelby Ashcraft of Cabot, Ark. to the roster. Cabot…

Four Car Collision on South Highland

It was slow going for many drivers in South Jackson, Wednesday afternoon. Just before 3, four cars collided along South Highland Avenue. Only one person was taken by ambulance to an area hospital, but investigators tell ABC 7 Eyewitness News…

Martin Man Charged with Sexual Battery of a Child

A Martin man is behind bars after police said he molested a young girl. Randall Collier stands charged with aggravated sexual battery in connection with incidents in October 2010. Police said a girl, under the age of 12, was visiting…

State Commissioner Visits Jackson

The commissioner of Mental Health for Tennessee makes a stop in Jackson. Douglas Varney took time to discuss mental health and substance abuse issues with Jackson-Madison County officials. Varney talked with Sheriff David Woolfork and city judge Blake Anderson about…

Coach Indicted on New Charges

This video is no longer available. The Haywood High School teacher charged with one count of inappropriate behavior with her 14-year old student was indicted Tuesday. She faces 19 counts. Shanda Franks is charged with 5 counts of statutory rape…

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