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$400,000 worth of cocaine found during Richland traffic stop

Detectives with the Richland Police Department FLEX unit made a massive drug bust after they pulled a vehicle over for a traffic violation on Interstate 20 on Jan. 11, authorities said. Police said they found four kilograms of cocaine with a street value of $400,000 and more than 2,000 dosage units

WAPT - 2018-01-21 00:23:00

Jackson Zoo official, Percy King, killed in Friday shooting

Updated: 5:09 PM CST Jan 19, 2018 Well known wildlife expert Percy King, 57, was a victim of Friday's shooting on Scott Street, according to the Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart. Jackson police said two men were shot and killed around 12:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Scott Street. The oth

WAPT - 2018-01-19 23:09:00

Murder victim's family mourns loss

Anthony James Murry is wanted for murder Jackson Police still on the hunt for a man accused of shooting and killing someone early Saturday morning. Police believe 23-year-old Anthony James Murry got in a fight with 33-year-old Jeremy Brown at the Vintage Apartments on Houston Avenue, and shot him to

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-21 03:07:30

UPDATE: Suspect identified in shooting of beloved zookeeper and Jackson teen in Scott St. double homicide

Source: JPD Jackson Police Department has now identified a suspect involved in the shooting of two men, including a retired zookeeper, on Scott Street on Friday. 26-year-old Jamarrio Bell has been charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of 19 year-old Jarvis Birtfield and 57-year-old Percy

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-19 19:11:24

Co-worker reflects on time working alongside "The Snake Man"

The Jackson community mourns the death of a retired zookeeper, also known as "The Snake Man". 57-year-old Percy King was killed in a double homicide on Scott Street in Jackson on January 19. READ MORE: Suspect identified in shooting of beloved zookeeper and Jackson teen Willie Bennett, an animal car

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-21 04:41:20

Man assaulted by three suspects after meeting woman at Jackson hotel

A 42-year-old man suffered a head wound in an assault at a hotel near downtown Jackson, police said. The incident occurred shortly after 3 a.m. at the Regency Hotel located at 400 Greymont Ave. Officers found the victim, whom they did not identify, in the parking lot. The victim told officers that h

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-01-19 13:05:53

Fire crews respond to overnight house fire in Pearl

Neighbors say homeowner managed to escape flames Updated: 7:58 AM CST Jan 19, 2018 Neighbors say homeowner managed to escape flames A house caught fire on Beaumont Drive in Pearl around 5 a.m. The homeowner was in the house at the time of the fire, but managed to escape, a neighbor said.

WAPT - 2018-01-19 13:58:00

Man captured on surveillance stealing from Jackson business, JPD says

Updated: 11:02 AM CST Jan 19, 2018 The Jackson Police Department needs help in identifying a burglar, authorities said. A man captured on surveillance was stealing from a business in the 4600 block of Medgar Evers Boulevard. Anyone with information in this case call (601) 355-TIPS(8477) or (601)

WAPT - 2018-01-19 17:02:00

Titans hire Mike Vrabel as new coach after quick search

NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Titans hired Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel as their new coach in a fast search that wrapped up after three interviews and just five days after firing Mike ... This item is available in full to subscribers. FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Houston Texan

HERALD-CITIZEN - 2018-01-20 06:48:12

Titans legend Eddie George responds to hiring of Mike Vrabel

(Photo: WKRN) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - The Titans have hired Mike Vrabel as head coach, bringing in a young coach from the defensive side of the ball and only four years of experience coaching in the NFL. He's also a former college teammate of Eddie George. They were teammates for three years at

WKRN - 2018-01-21 01:58:03

2 injured, dog killed in Madison house fire

Two people were taken to a hospital after a house fire in Madison on Friday, according to officials. The victims were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The home is in the 500 block of Nawakwa Trail. When crews arrived at the scene, they said the fire had fully consumed the home. Five do

WSMV - 2018-01-19 20:51:00

Portland residents in Oak Grove area without water

The Sumner County Emergency Management Agency is reporting that a water line that supplies the Oak Grove area in Portland has been broken, and several Portland residents are without water. Officials are working to repair the line, but the repair will not be completed today, according to a post on th

THE TENNESSEAN - 2018-01-19 20:14:54

Nashville Women's March 2018: How social media is reacting

Thousands of people have turned out in Nashville for the 2018 Women's March. Here's what they're saying on social media as the crowd gathers and moves through downtown: Finally get to bust out my Friend of the Pod shirt at a protest! Repping @WomenTNFutureYL at the Nashville Women's March 2.0. @jonf

THE TENNESSEAN - 2018-01-20 21:22:26

Tom Petty's family says music legend's death was due to accidental drug overdose

Tom Petty's family has released details surrounding the music legend's cause of death. On Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers official Facebook page, they said the 66-year-old died of an accidental drug overdose, as a result of taking a variety of medications. The family said Tom suffered from many ailm

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-01-20 00:13:03

Funerals arranged for two Nashville children; suspected murderer has court date moved

Two Nashville children will be laid to rest on Saturday while the man accused of killing them has had his court date pushed back. Funerals for Samaii Daniel, 5, and Sammarre Daniel, 8, are scheduled to be held at the Greater St. John M.B. Church at 2200 26th Ave N starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Me

FOX17.COM - 2018-01-19 15:14:31

Feds announce felony charges against Rand Paul's neighbor for assault

BOWLING GREEN, KY (CNN) - The man accused of attacking Sen. Rand Paul is facing federal assault charges. Prosecutors said Friday that Rene Boucher has been charged with assaulting a Congress member, which is a felony. He allegedly attacked the senator while he was mowing his lawn in Bowling Green in

14NEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 01:23:18

Laura Gillen has raised $107,000 since election as Hempstead supe

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen has raised $107,000 in the two months since her election . Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen's reelection campaign has raised $107,028 in the two months since her election as the town's first Democratic supervisor in more

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-21 10:00:00

North Hempstead creating cultural master plan, a first on LI

The town is spending about $95,000 to create a roadmap for boosting the profile of cultural attractions and bringing in more visitors. Gold Coast Arts Center founder and executive director Regina Gil with Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth at the center on Jan. 16, 2018. Photo Credit:

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-21 11:00:00

Court papers: Hempstead school superintendent claims he discovered illegal financial activity

The lawyer for Shimon Waronker, the Hempstead school superintendent who was placed on forced administrative leave, filed court papers today claiming his client found illegal financial activity in the district. According to the documents, Waronker was placed on administrative leave after he planned t

NEWS 12 - 2018-01-20 01:34:00

Queens No. 7 train runs over man lying on tracks, leaving him critically injured

An unhinged man lying on the subway tracks was run over by a Queens train early Friday, leaving him clinging to life, police said. The motorman operating the No. 7 train coming into the 82nd St./Jackson Heights station saw the victim lying on the tracks about 2:45 a.m. but couldn't stop in time.

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 19:14:11