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Man Charged with Assaulting Roommate with Sword

This video is no longer available. A Bemis man is free on $1,000 bond after police said he threatened his wheelchair bound roommate with a 3-foot long sword. Dennis Dudley, 41, was arraigned Thursday morning on a charge of aggravated…

Drug Arrest on Altamont

This video is no longer available. A Jackson man has been arrested and charged after narcotics officers said they found mare than $7,200 in drugs and money in his east Jackson home. Saidrick Pewitte, 38, appeared in Jackson City Court,…

Glorious Soundz Invade Casey Jones Village

This video is no longer available. A show with a message of faith made a stop in Jackson Wednesday. night. The "Music with a Mission" tour brings awareness to poverty, not only in North America but all across the globe.…

Collison Caused by Wrong-Way Driver, says Police

This video is no longer available. A driver headed south in a northbound lane of South Highland Ave. is blamed for a head-on collision that sent two to the hospital, Wednesday evening. It was around 7:30 p.m., when Jackson police…

Complaints Filed Against Former JFD Chief Released

Wednesday, the City of Jackson Human Resources Department released the two written complaints filed against former Fire Chief James Pearson. Pearson abruptly retired late last month At that time, he told ABC 7 Eyewitness News that the complaints and grievances…

Savannah Man Killed in Crash

This video is no longer available. A Savannah man has died from injuries suffered in a morning crash in middle Tennessee. According to Metro Nashville police, Alva Flint, 77, an employee of Harbert Hills Academy in Savannah died in the…

School Children Encouraged to Walk

This video is no longer available. Students at South Elementary School laced up their tennis shoes and took a walk in the name of good health. Dozens of students, led by faculty and staff, walked about half a mile throughout…

Antwi Found Not Guilty in Second Case

This video is no longer available. Jackson doctor, Ernest Antwi has been found not guilty once again on charges of sexual battery. Late this morning, a Madison County jury handed down the not guilty verdict against the endocrinologist who faced…

Sheriff: Murder Suspect Responsible for Burglaries

This video is no longer available. ABC 7 Eyewitness News has new details on how investigators linked a Maury City man to the murder Frances Lilley, 89. Crockett County investigators said Dustin Cathey was involved in a string of burglaries.…

Hardin County School Promotes Anti-Bullying Campaign

This video is no longer available. This week, Hardin County Middle School is taking extra steps to raise awareness about bullying. School organizers call it Anti-Bully Awareness Week, and said it is a way for students to have fun, while…

Whiteville Mayor Wants Cross to Stay

This video is no longer available. A foundation representing a Whiteville resident said a cross on the top of the city's water tower is unconstitutional and sends the wrong message. "It sends a message of exclusion and even intimidation for…

Closure Planned for Lane Avenue

This video is no longer available. Beginning Thursday, some renovations along Lane Avenue could cause a problem for drivers who travel the busy east Jackson street. According to the city of Jackson Street Department, two lanes from Railroad to Middleton…

Library Fundraiser to Block Lafayette St.

This video is no longer available. A fundraiser to benefit the county's public library will require a street closure for the event. According to the city street department, both lanes of Lafayette Street from Royal to Church Street will be…

West TN Teacher Wins Educator of the Month

This video is no longer available. Another West Tennessee educator is chosen as the Tennessee Education Lottery's Teacher of the Month. David Hale of Huntingdon Middle School was selected by voters to win the award. Hale is an eighth grade…

Police Seek Woman for Purse Theft

This video is no longer available. The theft of a customer's purse in the bar area of a busy north Jackson restaurant has police asking for the public's help in identifying a person of interest in the case. Surveillance cameras…

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