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Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Homicide in North Jackson.

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Homicide in North Jackson.

on January 20, 2022, 8:11 AM / in Local News

On Tuesday January 18th, 2022 around 3:00 pm, a 21-year-old male, Jamarcus Holliday, was brought to a local hospital with a gunshot wound.  Holliday later succumb to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.  The victim was transported to JMCGH hospital in a private vehicle by his friends who witnessed the shooting.  The victim had been shot near his home on […]

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The suspect from the South Jackson shooting has been identified.

The suspect from the South Jackson shooting has been identified.

on December 17, 2021, 9:32 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department have identified the suspect from a shooting that happened on yesterday at Lowe’s located at 2071 South Highland Avenue. Thanks to a tipster, Tony Jones, a 26-year-old man, has been positively identified as the shooter. Jones has been charged with Attempted First Degree Murder. Jones is not in custody and police are asking if […]

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Police investigating shooting at South Highland Lowe’s

Police investigating shooting at South Highland Lowe’s

on December 16, 2021, 10:22 AM / in Local News

Jackson police are investigating a shooting that happened at the Lowe’s on South Highland. The Jackson Police Department says the shooting occurred around 1:30 p.m., and started as a verbal fight between two people in the Long John Silver’s drive-thru. Police say that the victim had left the drive-thru and went to the Lowe’s parking lot, but was followed and […]

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Agenda Madison County, Tennessee December 2021

on December 14, 2021, 9:12 AM / in Local News
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Hard day for the Jackson Police Department

on December 8, 2021, 8:29 AM / in Local News

The Jackson Police Department is investigating a hit and run accident that occurred around 8:50 pm at the intersection of Forest Avenue at Prospect Avenue. A dark colored Chevy SUV is described as the suspect vehicle. The Jackson Police Department has identified a 6 year old boy who was struck in hit and run Tuesday night.  The driver of the […]

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Jackson City Councilman Harvey Buchanan dies

on December 4, 2021, 8:45 AM / in Local News

Jackson City Councilman Harvey Buchanan has died as reported by the Jackson Sun.  

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The Jackson Police Department is pleased to announce Officer Terry Troutt as December’s “Employee of the Month.

The Jackson Police Department is pleased to announce Officer Terry Troutt as December’s “Employee of the Month.

on December 2, 2021, 7:44 AM / in Announcements, Local News

Officer Terry Troutt is assigned to the Patrol Division, employed with the Jackson Police Department for 8 years. Officer Troutt has one of the best attitudes in the Department. He has a tremendous work ethic and an incredible knowledge of patrol operations. Officer Troutt is always eager to use his knowledge and experience to help others. Recently Officer Trout has […]

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City of Jackson unveils land purchase-sell plans

City of Jackson unveils land purchase-sell plans

on December 1, 2021, 7:22 AM / in Local News

According to the WBBJ staff local leaders approved a purchase-sell agreement allowing the city of Jackson to sell more than 100 acres of land from 300 acres that they already own. “It costs the city at the time in 2016-2017, 2.5 million I believe, once all the purchase and the sell options are finalized we’ll have roughly 800 thousand dollars […]

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Suspect in custody following shooting at Humboldt basketball game

on December 1, 2021, 7:10 AM / in Local News

The news release says that an altercation between two adults led to an exchange of gunfire during Humboldt High’s basketball game against North Side. Humboldt City Schools says no students were injured or involved in the incident. Humboldt police say one person was killed, and others injured. But the number of injured could not be confirmed at this time. The […]

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The Lift

The Lift

on November 26, 2021, 6:00 AM / in Local News, National News, News, Opinion, State News

Some one asked my opinion the other day of the development of HUD subsidized apartments in downtown Jackson. Now I have been pretty silent about this for some time but I guess it is about time I say something. Looks nice doesn’t it? How long do you think this will last? How much do you think this will cost you, the middle […]

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JMCSS super: most students won’t misbehave or get semester-long suspensions in revised code of conduct

JMCSS super: most students won’t misbehave or get semester-long suspensions in revised code of conduct

on November 23, 2021, 7:05 AM / in Local News

By Lasherica Thornton | Jackson Sun Of almost 1,100 infractions, 990 school rule violations, some fights and just over a dozen serious offenses had resulted in 15 10-day-or-more suspensions after nearly a month under Jackson-Madison County School System’s revised Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct, according to principals who led the revision process, provides a consistent standard to deal with […]

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Congratulations to our Tennessee State Girls Tennis Team….

on November 16, 2021, 2:40 PM / in Local News

Congrats to our State Champion Girls Tennis Team!! #ringsszn 💍 🎾 pic.twitter.com/ULjWskfuVq — USJ Upper School (@usjupperschool) November 13, 2021

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Jackson Police identify officer involved in shooting incident

on November 16, 2021, 2:37 PM / in Local News

Jackson Police Identify Officer Involved In Shooting Incident Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation continue to investigate an officer involved shooting which resulted in the death of Marcus Mann (DOB: 10/04/1979). The Jackson Police Department identifies Officer Ed McMullen, a twenty-five year veteran of the Jackson Police Department, as the involved officer. Officer McMullen is on Administrative Leave pending […]

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Jackson Police officer involved in fatal shooting

on November 15, 2021, 7:08 AM / in Local News

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Jackson At the request of 26th District Attorney General Jody Pickens, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to the death of a man during an interaction with an officer from the Jackson Police Department. Saturday evening, members of security at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital encountered a combative individual inside the entrance of […]

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Jackson Police are investigating the shooting death of an 18 year old female.

on November 10, 2021, 8:13 AM / in Local News

Looks like the murder count is going to have a bad year…. Jackson Police are investigating the shooting death of 18-year-old Yasmine Humphrey and need the community’s assistance in solving this case.  On November 8th at approximately 5:50 P.M., officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to a call of shots fired in the area of Lambuth Boulevard and Westwood […]

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Motor Vehicle Theft from Carriage House Drive

Motor Vehicle Theft from Carriage House Drive

on November 4, 2021, 6:53 AM / in Local News

On 11/1/21 at approximately 6:18 pm the victim stopped at a gas station on Carriage House Drive. The victim left his car running at the gas pumps while he went inside. Four black males attempted to get into the vehicle. One black male got into the drivers seat. Another black male attempted to get into the passenger side but could […]

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Freeze Warning until 09:00AM Thursday

on November 3, 2021, 8:26 AM / in Local News

* WHAT…For the Freeze Warning, sub-freezing temperatures as low as 30 expected. For the Freeze Watch, sub-freezing temperatures as low as 28 possible. * WHERE…Portions of West Tennessee, East Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. * WHEN…For the Freeze Warning, from 1 AM to 9 AM CDT Thursday. For the Freeze Watch, from late Thursday night through Friday morning. * IMPACTS…Frost and […]

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Jackson Police investigate a homicide

on November 3, 2021, 8:10 AM / in Local News

Jackson Police are investigating a homicide that occurred on Holly Street in South Jackson. On the morning of November 2nd at approximately 9:00 A.M. officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to Holly Street for a call of a shooting.  A non-responsive victim was located and later pronounced deceased.  Responding officers obtained a vehicle description and shortly thereafter a vehicle […]

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A homicide suspect has been taken into custody by the Jackson Police Department

A homicide suspect has been taken into custody by the Jackson Police Department

on October 21, 2021, 9:22 AM / in Local News

Randall Lee Rose, a 58-year-old man, was taken into custody this morning around 9:00am by officers with the Jackson Police Department along with the US Marshals. Rose is charged the homicide of Mary Kelly, a 70-year-old woman.  This homicide occurred on September 25, 2021 at 2051 Hollywood Drive. Rose was found on an abandoned commercial property in the Hollywood Drive […]

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Jackson Police Department assisted in the arrest of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor suspect

on October 15, 2021, 2:52 PM / in Local News

On 10/14/2021, Investigators with the Jackson Police Department who are members of the Tennessee Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, assisted McNairy County Sheriff’s Office Investigators in a case that led to the arrest of Christopher James Weatherford, 35 years old, of McNairy County.   Weatherford was arrested and charged with two counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and was […]

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