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Some restaurants will be open for Thanksgiving

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - If you don't feel like cooking your own Thanksgiving meal this holiday, you are not alone. You'll find that out the moment you step into some local restaurants. "It'll be a large crowd, we have been capacity the last couple of Thanksgivings." says Ted Burton, the owner for

WTOK-TV - 2017-11-22 22:33:00

MPD chief: We got a break in the case last week

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Two suspects have been arrested in Killeen, Tex., for the fatal shooting of Robert Trout, 52, and the wounding of three other people at Frank's Drive-In Oct. 16. Donshay Meundre Sanders and Dystiny Davis were apprehended Tuesday morning as law enforcement acted on a tip. Sa

WTOK-TV - 2017-11-22 01:35:00

Fatality confirmed in York Road crash

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler confirmed that one person died in a car accident Tuesday evening. It happened in the 4700 block of York Road in the Lauderdale community around 5:15 p.m. It appears that two cars were involved in the wreck. This story will b

WTOK-TV - 2017-11-22 02:14:00

Authorities setup checkpoints, increase patrols during Thanksgiving travel

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - Wednesday is one of the busiest days for travel out of the entire year. Millions of motorists will hit the interstates and many passengers to the skies. Triple A projects this to be the busiest travel time of the past 12 years. If you are driving law enforcement wan

WTOK-TV - 2017-11-23 00:09:00

Congresswoman Sewell speaks on Moore allegations

DEMOPOLIS, Ala. (WTOK) - A member of Congress shared her thoughts on the recent sexual assault allegations made against Roy Moore. Congresswoman Terri Sewell spoke in Demopolis Tuesday during her "Congress in Your Community" tour. During her forum, Sewell did not address the allegations against Moor

WTOK-TV - 2017-11-23 02:00:00

President Trump approves Mississippi disaster declaration

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTOK) - President Trump approved a disaster declaration for four Mississippi counties Wednesday. George, Greene, Harrison and Jackson counties sustained damage from Hurricane Nate Oct. 6-10. The order means federal assistance is available to supplement state and local recovery effo

WTOK-TV - 2017-11-23 01:11:00

Local stores gear up for Black Friday shoppers

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Local stores are getting ready for an influx of shoppers over the next couple of days, all ready to score that Black Friday deal. The national retail federation is expecting holiday retail spending to rise up to 4 percent. Many stores are choosing to start their sales early

WTOK-TV - 2017-11-23 01:01:00

Students in West Alabama help local first responders search for new recruits

DEMOPOLIS, Ala. (WTOK) - The Demopolis Police and Fire Departments are looking for men and women to serve and protect the city, but finding qualified candidates is not always easy. So, Police Chief Tommie Reese thought of a creative way to grab potential recruits and the chief asked students at Demo

WTOK-TV - 2017-11-23 00:47:00

Man pleads guilty to injuring trooper in Lockport

A former Town of Lockport resident faces up to eight years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to two felonies stemming from a confrontation with State Police. Corey Bilby, 29, now of Route 275, Friendship, was living on Dysinger Road in Lockport May 22, when he resisted arrest after troopers in

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 13:35:04

A busy day for Lockport's soup kitchen

PHOTOS BY Joed Viera/Staff Photographer-Volunteer Al Sammarco prepares the stuffing for today's holiday feast at Sister Mary Loretto Memorial Community Soup Kitchen. Sammarco is one of the co-founders of the community Thanksgiving dinner, which is served free of charge to anyone who stops by the sou

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-11-23 05:05:00

Peter J. Sharp, Lockport businessman and Olcott Yacht Club commodore

Peter James Sharp, a Lockport businessman and former commodore of the Olcott Yacht Club, died Sunday in Niagara Hospice, Lockport, after a brief illness. He was 71. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Mr. Sharp came to the United States in 1952 with his family and was a 1963 graduate of Lockport High School.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 21:21:10

Lockport man admits setting fire to home where his mom previously died

Caleb E. Bell Jr. admitted Monday that he set fire to the Lockport house in which his mother had died less than three weeks before. Caleb Bell Jr., of Lockport, was charged Wednesday Nov. 9, 2016 with arson by Lockport police following a fire at his residence at 605 High St. (Courtesy of Niagara Cou


Somerset man, charged with a Lockport store robbery, is indicted in another

Jamil T. Alhorebi, already under indictment in connection with a Town of Lockport gas station robbery, has been indicted for a similar stickup in the City of Lockport. Alhorebi, 31, of Lakeview Drive, Somerset, pleaded not guilty Monday in Niagara County Court to new charges of robbery and grand lar


28 charges laid in Niagara Falls gunfire incident

A vehicle chase in Niagara Falls, in which the occupants of one vehicle were allegedly using an air rifle to shoot at the vehicle they pursued, has resulted in 28 criminal charges being laid against three teens. Niagara Regional Police responded to the area of Garner Road and Lundy's Lane just befor

STCATHARINESSTANDARD.CA - 2017-11-22 14:08:10

Hit-and-run victim's family finds 'new kind of thankfulness'

Five months after Dana Papaj suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was struck by a hit-and-run motorist on Grand Island, she will be home for Thanksgiving dinner. It will only be for a few hours. She's still recuperating at a nursing facility and not well enough to come home permanently. The me

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 16:19:14

Remembering that "slow" big-game opener ... or was it?

A distant shot echoed through the woods last Saturday morning - a starting gun signifying opening day of the Southern Zone big game regular season. The forecast called for massive amounts of rain with wind and we hoped the weather predictions were wrong. It was in the 30s temperature-wise and we won

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 17:03:28

Police search for suspect in attack of teenage girl on Highline Canal trail in Aurora

AURORA, Colo. - Aurora police asked for the public's help Wednesday in identifying a suspect accused of attacking a teenage girl on the Highline Canal trail. Investigators said a 13-year-old victim was walking on the trail at about 6 p.m. Tuesday night when she was approached by the suspect just sou

KDVR.COM - 2017-11-23 02:27:01

Aurora PD search for suspects after man shot outside liquor store

Aurora police are searching for suspects after a man was shot outside a liquor store. According to a release, officers responded to BK Liquors on E 6th Avenue, just east of Interstate 225, at around 9:30 Friday night on a report of a shooting. When they got there, they found a man with a gunshot wou

9NEWS - 2017-11-22 21:44:43

Douglas County Crime Blotter: Man steals a bar's safe with an office chair

Rolling out the back door. A customer at the Clock Tower Bar and Grill, 9360 Station St., Littleton, pretended to use the restroom after having a few beers Oct. 25, according to a police report. Security footage allegedly shows the man walking toward the bathroom and then diverting into the manger's

DENVER POST - 2017-11-23 00:03:11

Ready, Set, Start Shopping at Ten Fashionable November Events

As soon as the turkey's off the table, it's time to start your holiday shopping....and while you're out and about, why not pick up a few fashionable items for yourself? Between Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, you have plenty of chances to shop 'til you drop. But save some ene

WESTWORD - 2017-11-22 21:32:00