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Chapman Makes First Court Appearance

This video is no longer available. The Jackson man accused in a shooting outside Jimmy D's Sports Bar last Wednesday is being held on at $150,000 bond today following his first appearance in court. Travis Chapman, 26, is facing attempted…

Police Release Details on Pedestrian Crash

This video is no longer available. 7 Eyewitness News now knows the name of the Jackson man hit by a car Monday night on North Highland. Jackson Police said Alex Wilkins, 35, is in critical conditions after almost 24 hours…

Late Night Fire in Downtown Adamsville

A late night fire in Adamsville has destroyed a popular downtown eatery and severely damaged several other area businesses. Just before 11:00pm Monday night, firefighters were called to the SawMeal in downtown Adamsville. Firefighters from Adamsville along with other crews…

Road Conditions May Deteriorate

This video is no longer available. As West Tennessee gets more snow and the temperatures drop, the roads get more dangerous. "We do see more accidents whenever the character of the roadway changes, but when it gets slick by ice,…

Pedestrian Hit Along N. Highland

This video is no longer available. It is unclear if the weather was a factor in a wreck Monday evening that seriously hurt a man trying to cross North Highland near Carriage House Drive. Jackson Police told us a man…

UT Offers Virtual Soybean Scouting

This video is no longer available. Farmers and ag producers are going hi-tech in order to have better crops. The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture has partnered with the United Soybean Board and the Tennessee Soybean Promotion Board in…

Juvenile Charged in Weekend Burglary

A 17-year-old boy from Jackson has been arrested on charges of especially aggravated burglary aggravated kidnapping and aggravated robbery. Investigators said the teen hid in a closet of a woman's home at Park Trace Apartments. When she arrived home, the…

Several Gas Stations Busted for Synthetic Narcotics

This video is no longer available. Some of the items seized Monday from one gas station were Ephoria, Cush, Posh, 3 in one, and One Love. "There have been confirmed deaths from these substances. Many people have been hospitalized here…

Fire on N. Cumberland Likely Started by Squatters

This video is no longer available. Jackson firefighters said they are investigating their first squatter fire of the season. A house along North Cumberland Street near downtown, caught fire Sunday night and was completely destroyed. Fire investigators said a person…

JMCGH Opens Walking Trail

This video is no longer available. No matter how bad the weather is there should be no excuse for not getting your exercise. The Jackson-Madison County General Hospital officially opened its Health Heights Walking Trails, Monday inside the hospital. The…

Chapman Arrested for Shooting Outside Jimmy D's

This video is no longer available. The Jackson man accused in a shooting outside Jimmy D's Sports Bar last Wednesday has been arrested and charged. Police said around Noon Monday, Jackson gang officers along with u.S. Marshals arrested Travis Chapman,…

Winter Storm Warning Now In Effect For Parts Of Area

Parts of West Tennessee are now under a Winter Storm Warning until Noon Tuesday. A line roughly from Lauderdale to Decatur Counties south are included in the warning area. National Weather Service says snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches…

Former Liberty Basketball Player Dies in Crash

This video is no longer available. Madison County investigators revealed that a 2002 GMC pick-up that struck a deer on Perry Switch Road Friday night has left a former Liberty Basketball player dead. Investigators say a deer crashed through the…

Family Reacts To Missing Man's Homecoming

This video is no longer available. A two-day search for a missing Benton County man has come to an end, and his family said they are both very relieved and grateful. The Elkins family is celebrating because one of their…

Dozens Run In Turkey Trot

Dozens of runners braced the gloomy weather Saturday morning to run more than three miles for the Jackson Family YMCA. About 75 people turned out for the run, even though it looked like it would rain. Organizers said about 65…

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