JACKSON, Tenn.-Super heroes from The Avengers, the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers and characters from other popular TV shows were in north Jackson Thursday night to get candy. The annual "Trunk or Treat" event that was held at North Side High School. Children and parents got to meet officers from the Jackson Police Department, the Jackson Fire
TRENTON, Tenn.- The Trenton Police Department has arrested a man they said they have been investigating for two years. Officers executed a search warrant Wednesday on 8th Street where they arrested Adrian Tipton and Sophia Barnett. While there, officers said they found two and a half pounds of marijuana, more than $3,000 in drug money and a loaded handgun. T
JACKSON, Tenn. -- A Jackson police officer is fired this week after being indicted by grand juries is McNairy and Chester Counties. The indictments against Blake Huckabee, 27, of Selmer, involve alleged insurance fraud. His uncle, Jimmy Baird, 37, of Bethel Springs, is also implicated in the suspected crime. According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County School District got its annual report card from the Tennessee Department of Education Thursday and showed significantly lower scores from last year. In benchmark subject areas of reading and math, the district, made up of more than 13,000 students, is failing. The TDOE uses a system to measure academic progress an
HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Investigators said a man is found with marijuana in his jail cell, then bribed a corrections officer to dispose of it. Captain Tracey Grisham with Henderson County Sheriff's Department said this is a case he will never forget. "It doesn't surprise me when they find a small amount of weed, a small amount of tobacco. I
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — There was a bit of a British invasion at the Beverly Hills Hilton hotel, as BAFTA Los Angeles hosted its annual Britannia Awards, honoring film and television talent from both sides of the pond, including director Mike Leigh and actors Dame Judi Dench, Emma Watson, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Robert Downey Jr.
TOKYO (AP) — When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse for Japanese girls. On Saturday, fans around the world celebrate the 40th anniversary of this global icon of "cute-cool." That is, Hello Kitty.
The extraordinary road to the West End for the Philippines' Mark Bautista began with singing boy-band covers at shopping malls and a long ride from poverty aboard a cargo ship. Now, he is performing to sold-out crowds at one of the world's most prestigious theatre venues, cast as ex-Filipino president Ferdinand Marcos in "Here Lies Love",
UNION GROVE, Wis. (AP) — Mike Knutson taught himself to play the harmonica as a child, and the 96-year-old sang with his family for most of his life. Even now, as he suffers from dementia, music is an important part of his life thanks to a study looking at the impact of a nationwide music program aimed at helping dementia patients.