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Short chase ends with drug arrest in Booneville

Monday morning, Booneville police received a report of a suspicious man around 203 South 4 Street. Officers made contact with the man, identified as Joshua Palmer, 31. Police say he led officers on a short foot pursuit. He was detained on Stanley Street. According to police, he was found to hav

WTVA.COM - 2018-01-19 23:13:00

Mantachie capital murder suspect pleads guilty

MANTACHIE - The fourth of five suspects charged with capital murder for the 2015 shooting death of a Mantachie man has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. On Friday, Tyjuan Clevon Metcalf, 24, pleaded guilty before Judge Jim Pounds to second-degree murder and armed robbery for his part in the July 13

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 21:23:00

Life after death of hospital

SELMER - On paper, 18 or 38 miles doesn't seem very far - but when you or a loved one is in need of emergency medical care, those miles get much longer. McNairy Regional Hospital in Selmer closed on May 18, 2016, due to the combination of declining patient numbers and a plumbing breach. Demolition h

JACKSON SUN - 2018-01-19 12:00:04

Man runs, hides from Prentiss County deputies

BOONEVILLE - A Prentiss County man ran from a drug arrest but was later found hiding in the attic of a house. A Prentiss County deputy tried to stop a vehicle Jan. 14 near the intersection of county roads 5011 and 5012. The driver backed into a driveway, jumped out and started walking to the house.

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 22:37:00

Air-ambulance cost reduced by insurance deal

The fastest way to the emergency room is the highest, in cost as well as altitude. Medical insurer BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee paid more than $50 million for 2,000-plus emergency air transports during 2016, according to the company. That's $25,000 on average, although the costs varied signific

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2018-01-19 22:32:35

MC School Board approves 2018-2019 school calendar

AMORY - The Monroe County School Board approved the 2018-2019 school calendar during its Jan. 9 meeting. Professional development days will be held Aug. 3, 6, 7 and 8 with the first day of school for students on Aug. 9. The first semester will end on Dec. 21, and Christmas holidays will be from Dec.

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 13:00:00

UPDATE: Mooreville woman charged with murder in man's death

According to the Lee County Sheriff's Department, deputies responded Tuesday afternoon to a house on County Road 1451. "The nature of the call was a 911 hang-up call with no further information," the sheriff's department stated. When deputies arrived, they found what appeared to be blood stains outs


Council keeps state flag down at police department, forces other flags to remain

TUPELO - The Tupelo City Council punted on the opportunity to take any official act opposing the controversial Mississippi state flag, with a majority voting Thursday night to keep the flag flying on some municipal property and failing to pass a resolution in support of a new flag design. Mayor Jaso

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 03:01:00

Hartford man among nine victims of alleged serial killer

(WTNH)-Anthia Wint could not fight back tears Friday as she shared fond memories of her murdered son. "He was a caring son," Wint said. "He was always a protector." The pain was still evident as Wint described learning her son, Latorrie Beckford, had been shot to death. "My daughter called me and to

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-20 04:00:31

Man found unresponsive with car stopped by barrier on I-91 after heroin overdose

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)-Connecticut State Police are issuing a warning about the danger of driving while under the influence of drugs after a suspected heroin overdose that could have turned deadly. Police said a driver on Interstate 91 in Hartford was found unresponsive while his car was stopped aga

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-20 03:05:53

Troopers Save Driver Overdosing, Asleep With Foot on Brake

A dramatic moment was caught on police dash cam video as troopers realized a driver of a pick-up was passed out, likely overdosing on heroin, right on I-91 north in Hartford during the afternoon rush. "It could have turned out a lot worse. He could have taken out several vehicles with him," Trooper

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-20 04:11:37

Teen shot by police now facing armed robbery charges

NEW BRITAIN (AP) - A 15-year-old shot by police is facing armed robbery charges. Local media reports Caleb Tisdol's name was made public Thursday after being charged as an adult in Hartford Superior Court. He faces first-degree robbery, larceny, threatening and conspiracy charges related to an Oct.


Webster Bank Manager Sentenced for Stealing More Than $500K From Customer Accounts

A Webster Bank manager has been sentenced for stealing more than $500,000 from customer accounts. Carrie Caesar, 47, of New Britain was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison following four years of supervised release for embezzling, prosecutors said. According to court documents, Caesar was

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-19 04:19:08

East Hartford police release photos of people involved in shooting

Police are asking for the public's help identifying people involved in a shooting in East Hartford early Thursday morning. Officers were called to a report of a fight at the Krauszer's Food Store on Main Street around 1:30 a.m. Upon arrival, an unidentified man between the ages of 25 and 35 was foun

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-19 20:41:00

2 men charged with possession of stolen vehicle in South Windsor

Johnny Sanchez and Carlos Pena (South Windsor Police) SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (WTNH)- Two East Hartford men were arrested on larceny charges Thursday night for allegedly being in possession of a stolen vehicle in South Windsor. Police say at around 11:45 p.m., officers were conducting traffic enforce

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-19 15:23:57

Two people injured in serious crash on Route 24 in Avon, causing delays

Two people have suffered serious injuries after an early morning crash on Route 24 in Avon, officials said. At 2:07 a.m., the Avon Fire Department responded to Route 24 northbound prior to Harrison Boulevard and discovered a serious two-car crash. The crash caused the cars to go off the highway and

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-19 11:55:28

Suspect sought after woman stabbed in Huntington Station

Police are searching for the person who stabbed a woman at a Huntington Station shopping center. Police say the woman was stabbed in the leg at a strip mall on New York Avenue near Academy Place around 6 p.m. Police believe the assault was domestic related. Police are searching for the person who st

NEWS 12 - 2018-01-18 14:43:00

Woman Stabbed In Leg In Huntington Station

Police are investigating an assault where a woman was stabbed in Huntington Station on Wednesday evening. According to authorities, the woman was in the parking lot of a shopping center, located at 953 New York Ave., when she was stabbed in the leg at 5:30 p.m. The suspect who stabbed her fled the s

PATCH - 2018-01-18 14:15:01

Four promotions at law firm

Stamford law firm Finn Dixon & Herling has announced the election of two new partners and the promotion of two others to the position of counsel. Evan Cohen is one of the new partners. He litigates cases in federal and state courts and counsels clients in connection with investigations conducted by

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2018-01-19 16:30:28

Area players to face international competition

NEW YORK - From Saturday to Wednesday, the best squash players in the world will be gathered at Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Station to compete in the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions. Fairfield County is represented by two competitors in the women's division - Olivia Blatchford of Wilton and M

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-01-20 01:40:39