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Blytheville police investigating Monday shooting
BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - The Blytheville Police Department responded to a shooting on the morning of Monday, Dec. 10. The victim told officers that he and his girlfriend were at a house near E. McHaney and Clark Streets around 1 A.M.
Mississippi teen charged with third shooting, second murder in 8 months
TUPELO, Miss. — A Mississippi teen is jailed after officials arrested him for the drive-by shooting death of a 66-year-old woman. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson tells news outlets 17-year-old Latavious Betts is charged as an adult with murder and aggravated assault in Annie Walton’s Dec. 7 death.
6 arrested in Arkansas FBI raids; detained teen says ‘It was pretty cool’
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. — FBI agents arrested six people Friday morning on drug charges at a number of locations in Blytheville, an attorney with U.S. Attorney’s Office confirmed.
The Twinkliest Town In Arkansas Will Make Your Holiday Season Merry And Bright
With the bragging rights of “largest lighting display in the Mid-South,” it’s easy to see what makes Blytheville the twinkliest town in Arkansas. The whole town has plenty of Christmas cheer but there’s no better place to see the lights than at their signature event: Lights of the Delta. Let’s pack
Mississippi man arrested for DUI crash involving 4 MPD squad cars
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A Mississippi man is facing a host of charges after police say he drove drunk and crashed into four squad cars on I-240 over the weekend. Police arrested 34-year-old Wellington Byas, of Greenville, Mississippi, early Sunday morning.
Authorities: People taken into custody in federal case
BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Multiple subjects were taken into custody early Friday by federal and state law enforcement at several different locations in Blytheville, according to authorities.
Teen shot and killed after party gets out of hand in North Mississippi
TUNICA CO., Miss. - A teenage boy was shot and killed over the weekend after a party in Mississippi got out of hand. Michael Jackson, 16, was shot and killed late Saturday night during a party at the Lots of Love Events Center in Tunica.
FOX13 takes a look at the missing teen cases in the Mid-South
The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said they see several cases of runaways all throughout the year. The county, Memphis police and Blytheville police are all investigating cases right now.
Mississippi man pleads guilty in April 2017 downtown shooting
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A 21-year-old Mississippi man has pled guilty to reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon for shooting into a crowded parking lot in April 2017. Corey Woods of Hernando was sentenced to two years in prison by Criminal Court Judge John Campbell, who denied Woods’ request for div
Teen shot and killed in North Mississippi
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a shooting at a Mississippi business. According to the news release, officers were called to the Lots of Love business on the 2200 block of U.S. Highway North on December 16.
Investigators searching for missing 12-year-old last seen in Mississippi
OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. - Olive Branch Police need your help locating a missing 12-year-old boy. Investigators say Richawn Brooks was last seen around 8:45 Saturday night near Pleasant Acres Dr. in Olive Branch.
VIDEO: A-State chancellor hand-delivers diploma to Blytheville teacher
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - This is something you don’t see every day. When Dara Still couldn’t make it to Jonesboro on Saturday to accept her specialist degree at Arkansas State University’s commencement, commencement came to her.
Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Woman Killed In MS Bus Crash
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - A seventh lawsuit has been filed against a bus company being held responsible for a deadly crash in DeSoto County, Mississippi in November. The family of Betty Russell is suing the Teague VIP Express. The lawsuit is also against the bus driver, Eula Jarrett.
Sex offender serves as grand marshal of Mississippi town’s Christmas parade
SARDIS, Miss. — Some people in a north Mississippi town are complaining after the local chamber of commerce chose a sex offender as the grand marshal of the town Christmas parade.
Man wanted, accused of killing his wife in Caruthersville, MO
CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KFVS) - The Caruthersville Police Department is investigating a homicide in the city on Sunday, December 16. According to Caruthersville Police Department, they are looking for 57-year-old Dennis Green, Sr.
8 Beautiful Arkansas Locations You Probably Didn’t Know Existed
Everyone loves Hawksbill Crag and Haw Creek Falls but Arkansas has so many other beautiful places to explore. Whether they’re out-shined by neighboring attractions or just located off the beaten path, you may not have known about these particular spots. Let’s plan some road trips and see how many un
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency finds CWD in white-tailed deer in West Tennessee
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is enacting the chronic wasting disease response plan, following a preliminary positive detection of CWD in white-tailed deer in Hardeman and Fayette counties. The response plan involves a coordinated effort between TWRA, the Tennessee Department of Agricultur
Mississippi cop dumps retired K-9 at animal shelter, is demoted to patrol duty
The Police Department in Jackson, Miss., says its K-9 dogs are like “family” — so it was less than thrilled to discover that a retired police dog had been left at an animal shelter by his handler, who was meant to be looking after it.
Sheriff releases new information on deputy-involved shooting at Mississippi gas station
DESOTO CO., Miss. - One person is in the hospital after a deputy-involved shooting at a Mississippi gas station. According to the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department, the shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Arizona Bowl Betting Preview: Arkansas State Has One of the Hottest Offenses in College Football
Arizona Bowl – Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Nevada Wolf Pack (+1.0) Three things to know before betting on Arkansas State-Nevada:. 1. Arkansas State hasn’t had much success in bowl games under current head coach Blake Anderson. The Red Wolves are just 1-3 both straight up and against the spread in