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Jackson Mar 02 Weekly Crime Report: 165 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories
Jackson Mar 02 Weekly Crime Report: 165 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories. During the last week, the place of Jackson witnessed a total of 165 crime cases, with the most reported crime being Assault, accounting for 34 cases. Theft and Arrest followed closely, with 23 and 21 cases respectively. There were 20 instances of Suspicious Situations and 18 Violations reported. Other types of crimes such as Domestic Related incidents, Hit & Run, and Shooting were also reported with 9, 7, and 7 cases respectively. Vandalism was reported in 6 instances. The rest of the cases, 12 in total, fell under the 'Other' category. This data indicates a high prevalence of violent crimes such as Assault and Theft, suggesting a serious concern for the safety of the residents. It is crucial for the local authorities to take immediate and effective measures to curb this rising crime rate and ensure the security of the community.
These Dyer, TN based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around dyer..
Experts share crucial insights as wildfires pose increasing threat
JACKSON, Tenn. — With wildfires continuing in Texas, we wanted to speak with experts to gain more information regarding these types of tragedies. The blaze continues in Texas as we head into the weekend. Reports show that with dry conditions, and winds expected in that area over the next few days, the risk is still high. We spoke with Fire Marshal Latrell Billingsley, with the Jackson Fire Department, about what exactly is going on, and to learn more about these disasters.
Local law enforcement responds to report of dog attacking child, resulting in use of force to save victim
GADSDEN, Tenn.–Law enforcement and emergency personnel responded to a report of an aggressive dog attacking a minor…resulting in officers resorting to use of force to save the child. The incident happened around 4 p.m. Friday on Mason Grove Road in Gadsden. In a post on the Crockett County...
Shooting at Jackson apartment complex leaves two injured
JACKSON, Tenn.— Two people were seriously injured following a shooting at a Jackson apartment complex. According to information from the Jackson Police Department, at approximately 10 p.m. Friday, March 1, officers responded to shots fired at Post House Jackson Apartments at 26 Rachel Drive. Officers located two individuals in...
Traffic stop of unmarked ambulance leads to arrest, drug seizure
HUMBOLDT, Tenn. — The West Tennessee Drug Task Force concluded a month long investigation that ended with an arrest, and the seizing of 40 grams of methamphetamine among other drugs. According to agents in the 28th Judicial District, assisted by the Humboldt Police Department, a traffic stop was conducted...
Mugshots : Madison County : 2/23/24 – 02/28/24
The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 12 p.m. on 2/23/24 and 3 a.m. on 02/28/24. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.
A recent study shows 2024’s most vulnerable counties for tornado damage
JACKSON, Tenn.– This map show the most “at risk” counties for tornado damage in the United States. Among the top 1,000, there are 13 counties in West Tennessee; 6 of which are in the top 500, and 1 placing in the top 30. This study determined which counties faced the largest risk of destruction. The most at risk county in West Tennessee and across the entire state was Shelby County, which ranked 39th in the United States–with an expected annual loss from tornadoes of $61 million.
City of Jackson Code Enforcement finds multiple violations at Crest View apartments
On Thursday afternoon, the Environmental Court ordered city code enforcement to inspect both the inside and outside of all apartments located at 118 Crescent Avenue. “We've had several code violations on the outside of the structure there. It's an apartment complex. And we've noted all the code violations, and we sent notice to the owner. Those violations were not completed. So, we took it to an environmental court and the judge there ordered us to do an interior inspection based on what we found outside,” Greg Rowland, a City of Jackson building official, said.
Jackson-Central Merry celebrates Black History with song and dance
Jackson-Central Merry High School hosted Wednesday a Black History Month Celebration with musical and dance performances. Students, faculty and parents packed the gymnasium to see the performances of artistic expression and cultural celebration. The JCM Dance Assemble performed a piece inspired by dancer Alvin Ailey, while the choir led by...
Rain Moves Out, A Dry And Warmer Weekend
Friday is looking rainy to start but high pressure will slowly build in and begin to dry us out today. Most of the heavy rain has already occurred earlier this morning with some spotty drizzle and sprinkles still left over. We’ll remain mostly cloudy today and much like yesterday, highs temperatures will only make it to the lower 50s. We’ll return to much warmer weather into Saturday after a cool start and by Sunday, Temperatures will be in the mid 70s.
McMeen named Jackson’s Man of the Year
Those were the first words out of Frank McMeen’s mouth when he stepped to the podium at the Jackson Exchange Club’s meeting Tuesday night after being named Jackson’s Man of the Year for 2023. And when it came time for him to talk to local media about...
Significant Progress in 2011 Henning Murders: Two More Charged by TBI
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has charged two people in relation to the 2011 Henning murders, after a 13-year investigation. The initial investigation into the murders of Eric Lee Washington and Jonathan Lavell Jones resulted in the conviction of Darius Markee Alston and Darius Deshun Mitchell in 2018. Mitchell was granted a new trial in 2022, leading to a further review of the evidence.
Join the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Blood Drive in Jackson, TN and Potentially Save Lives
LIFELINE Blood Services will host its annual St. Patrick’s Day Blood Drive at the Jackson Center in Jackson, Tennessee on March 14, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The address is 183 Sterling Farms DR. Donors will receive a t-shirt, and the first 50 will get a food voucher for a free lunch special and drink at Mulligan’s.
Untouched Tennessee wetlands could open up for commercial development, environmental activists concerned
SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — Huge swaths of land in Western Tennessee could potentially be up for commercial development, but activists are concerned the move would come with environmental risks far greater than the benefits. House Bill 1054 would limit state oversight over about 430,000 acres of protected Tennessee wetlands,...
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Found this beauty outside of a popular sports bar and grill, Mojos. It was hanging on a bush, awaiting its home.
Mental Health Crisis In Schools To Be Focus Of West Tennessee Summit
The mental health crisis in schools is the focus of the 2024 West Tennessee Education Summit to be held 8 a.m.-1:45 p.m., Friday, March 8, at the UT AgResearch and Education Center in Jackson. The summit is sponsored by the UT Martin WestStar Program’s WestTeach class of 2023 and will...
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Bradford as of 2024-03-02. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Jackson brings back open mic standup comedy
This month, Jackson is having its first open-mic comedy opportunity since Baudo’s Restaurant closed in 2019. In 2022, Jackson native David Boyd started the standup troupe Highland Ave Comedy with the goal of giving non-professional comedians an opportunity to tell their jokes. “There weren't any open mics in Jackson,”...
Local woman shares how she preserved her hair during chemotherapy
JACKSON, Tenn. — One young woman shares her story of how technology saved her hair. Jessica Barnett, a cancer survivor, discussed with us how she preserved her hair during chemotherapy. Jessica was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. Her oncologist suggested she try scalp cooling. This is a cool...