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Iuka Man Dies In Car Accident

TISHOMINGO, COUNTY. (WCBI)- A car crash in Tishomingo County claims the life of an Iuka man. The Mississippi Highway Patrol said Terry Ray Fugitt was traveling south bound when he lost control of his 2015 Nissan Versa and ran into several trees. - Advertisement - Fugitt was thrown from his car and d

WCBI.COM - 2018-03-24 03:48:25

Shooting Investigation Underway In Tupelo

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) - Tupelo police are investigating an afternoon shooting in the southeast part of the city. It was around 3:30pm when officers were called to South Veterans Boulevard for shots fired. - Advertisement - Three victims were taken to North Mississippi Medical Center. Detectives secur

WCBI.COM - 2018-03-22 21:54:05

One injured in Highway 45 Alternate accident

The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highway 45 Alternate near McMillian Circle at approximately 7:45 a.m. Friday morning. According to MHP Public Affairs Officer Criss Turnipseed, a silver 2017 Nissan Versa driven by 41-year-old Jennifer Hooker of Pontotoc was tra

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 17:08:00

Saltillo police make sexual battery arrest

Steve Joe Lair, 45, was arrested by Saltillo police Wednesday night after an investigation by the Department of Human Services. Saltillo Police Chief Grant Bailey says the teen went to a school counselor about the abuse, which launched the DHS investigation. Lair is accused of sexually abusing

WTVA.COM - 2018-03-22 20:45:00

Mother of shooting suspect charged with illegal gun possession

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - The mother of a Booneville shooting suspect faces an illegal firearm possession charge. According to the Booneville Police Department, Tina Marie Irvin was arrested on Tuesday, March 20 for possessing two firearms while being a convicted felon. Her arrest stems from the s


One dead in Tupelo, Verona shootings

TUPELO - Police are looking into two shootings Thursday afternoon that killed one man and sent three other people to the hospital. Even though the shootings happened around the same time and about 5 miles apart, officials do not believe the two incidents are related. "Right now, we don't think they

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 22:10:00

Booneville man charged with attempted murder

BOONEVILLE - A Booneville man has been charged with attempted murder for a Sunday afternoon shooting that left a man hospitalized. Harley Irvin, 18, was taken into custody shortly after the shooting. Tuesday, he was formally charged and is being held in the Prentiss County Jail on a $200,000 bond. A


I-40 crash sends two women to hospital

JACKSON, Tenn.-Two women are suffering minor injuries after a wreck on I-40. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says at 4:15 Friday afternoon, a car flipped over into a ditch near mile marker 99. Officials do not know the cause of the crash. The two women were transported to a hospital in Henderson.

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-24 02:13:41

Three arrested on felony drug charges

An ongoing narcotics investigation in the Five Points community resulted in three people being arrested on felony drug charges and a quantity illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia being seized on Monday, March 12, according to a release from the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office. Cody Max Busbey, 30,


18-year-old in Mississippi charged with attempted murder

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (AP) - An 18-year-old in Mississippi has been charged with attempted murder after shooting a man. Harley Irvin was charged Tuesday for the Sunday shooting that left a 25-year-old man hospitalized. News outlets quote Booneville Police Chief Michael Ramey as saying Irvin and the man


3 arrested after teen killed in Bolivar robbery

Subscribed, but don't have a login? BOLIVAR-Bolivar Police Chief Pat Baker confirmed three arrests have been made in connection to an armed robbery that resulted in one 19-year-old teenager being shot and killed at El Ranchito Mexican Restaurant Tuesday night. John Gray, 19, and two juvenile males


City official reports shooting at Verona car wash

Alderwoman Margaret Baker says it happened at a car wash near Wheel City on Raymond Avenue. When police arrived on the scene no one was there and the victim had been transported to the hospital. There's no word if this is possibly connected to the shooting in Tupelo near South Veterans Boulevar

WTVA.COM - 2018-03-23 00:13:00

Ashley closes operations at Ripley facility

RIPLEY, Miss. (AP) - Ashely Furniture Industries Inc. has closed operations at the Ripley facility in Mississippi due to recent weather damage. Ashley said in a statement that operations are planned to resume Tuesday at 7a.m. Ashley said they'll continue to monitor the damage incurred by the heavy r


Two charged with back-to-back robberies

Police arrested Daryl C. Reeves, 34, and Bradley D. Carter, 28, both of Florence, shortly after the crimes occurred Saturday. Officers responded to the first robbery around 10:30 p.m. at the Circle K at County Road 47 and Cox Creek Parkway. Police said witnesses told them a man ran into the store


BREAKING NEWS: Body found in drainage channel

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- Tupelo police are investigating the discovery of a body found in a drainage channel this morning. A passerby notified police of a body near the Salvation Army on Carnation Street shortly after 10:30. The fire department originally responded for emergency medical care, but de


UPDATE: Man charged for New Albany tractor theft

NEW ALBANY, Miss. (WTVA) - Police have arrested a man in connection to last week's theft of a tractor in New Albany. New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson identifies the suspect as 71-year-old Lee Goolsby. He is charged with grand larceny. The John Deere tractor was stolen the weekend of March 9fr


Ashley Furniture Home Store closes Ripley, MS plant after hail, heavy rain damages roof

RIPLEY, Miss. - Ashley Furniture home store confirmed hail and heavy rain damaged parts of the roof at a Ripley, MS plant. The plant closed Monday morning until further notice. Store officials say they hope to have it back open by 7 a.m. Tuesday morning, but that is just an estimate. Damages are sti


One hospitalized after shooting in Booneville

Chief Ramey says a victim was sent to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo with a gunshot wound. Their condition is unknown. Chief Ramey believes they have the shooter in custody but did not release any more information at this time. The incident is still under investigation. Stay wit


Body found near Crosstown in Tupelo

TUPELO - Firefighters responding to a medical call Monday morning found the body of a man in a drainage ditch on Carnation Street. According to Tupelo police, first responders from the Tupelo Fire Department were called at 10:40 a.m. Monday to a bridge on Carnation Street for a man needing emergency


Girl dies after being shot by brother in video game dispute: police

ABERDEEN, Miss. -- A Mississippi girl has died after her brother allegedly shot her in the head because she wouldn't hand over the controller of a video game. WCBI-TV reported Sunday that Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell says the girl is dead. Cantrell told local news outlets that the 9-year-old