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Vandals Target Unusual Item

City officials are having a problem with missing showerheads on the public beach showers at the Ocean Springs Front Beach. The showers were placed on the beach so beachgoers could rinse off the sand and saltwater before leaving. The Mississippi…

TN Landmark Makes Historic Register

Cookeville residents are celebrating the inclusion of John's Place on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1949, it started out as a grocery store and restaurant. It later became a popular gathering spot for Tennessee Tech students and…

Stinson Enters Best Interest Plea

This video is no longer available. The Jackson teen accused of murdering a man during a 2009 drug deal has entered a best interest plea. Quendarious Stinson, 17, entered the plea, Monday, which is equivalent to pleading guilty in the…

Lake County Flooding Update

This video is no longer available. The worst is over, according to Lake County Mayor Macie Roberson. However, that does not mean there were not a few close calls, including the sewage plant. "We been building up around it, to…

Man Accused of Chain Saw Rampage

This video is no longer available. An apparent relationship gone bad has landed a Madison County man in big trouble after an argument in Toone. According to Hardeman County Sheriff's Department, 49-year old Mike Marsh went to a woman's home,…

More Counties Declared Federal Disaster Areas

This video is no longer available. Nine more counties across the state are eligible to receive federal assistance after last month's tornadoes and flash floods. In the ABC 7 Eyewitness News coverage area, Chester County, along with Henderson, Lake and…

Dyersburg Flooding Update

This video is no longer available. It has been a week since flood waters crept into south Dyersburg, but now most of the area is dry. Even though evidence of the high flood waters are still all over south main…

Man Stabbed in the Head in Dyersburg

This video is no longer available. The Boxley family spent most of Monday in silence. After they say a fight between James Boxley and his nephew turned violent. "My brother and my nephew, the victim, Issac Atkins got into it…

Penal Farm Inmate Jumps from Van, Escapes

This video is no longer available. Madison County deputies need your help finding an escapee who literally jumped to freedom, Monday. William Mann, Junior, 21, of Jackson was serving 11 months and 29 days for failing to appear in court…

Weakley Co. Police Involved Shooting

The TBI is investigating a weekend officer-involved shooting in Weakley County that still has a man in the hospital. According to a TBI spokesperson, Weakley County deputies went to a home on Shade Bridge Road, around 11, Friday night after…

Gibson Co. Commission

This video is no longer available. Monday morning's Gibson County Commission meeting was full of talk about storm damage that still remains from last month. Although Mayor Tom Witherspoon said he's proud of the communities clean up efforts, he adds…

Tennessee River Flooding Impact

This video is no longer available. Residents along the Tennessee River in Decatur and Perry Counties are dealing with rising water as well. Although it is not as dramatic a scene as the Mississippi, officials say the level has risen…

Indictments Issued In Prostitution Case

A federal grand jury in East Tennessee has indicted nine people on charges of operating a brothel and prostitution network in Tennessee and Kentucky that involved women who are illegal immigrants. A statement by the U.S. attorney's office said the…

Amazon May Add More Distribution Centers

Amazon.com has proposed building three more distribution centers in Nashville or Knoxville, Tenn., just as the political debate over the Internet retailer's tax burden in Tennessee is heating up. Amazon.com says in an April 29 state filing that it would…

Indigent Fees Under Review

The state is intensifying its reviews for fee claims from attorneys paid from an indigent defense fund. The Administrative Office of the Courts said in a news release that the need for the fund has increased because of the economic…

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