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Law enforcement reports: Jan. 16-17

The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department reported the following arrests from 8:44 a.m. Tuesday and 8:43 a.m. Wednesday. Uttering forgery - Anthony Antonio Bonner, 26, 50 Louis Alexander Road, Laurel. Contempt of court - Willie M. Houston, 45, 1911 28th Ave., Meridian. Failure to register as a s

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-01-17 23:15:31

Police believe same man robbed two Meridian businesses

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Meridian police have now determined it was the same man who robbed two different businesses in the city Monday night. Those two robberies happened just before 10 p.m. The first was at Jack's Package Store, where the suspect fired a shot in the store from a shotgun he was ca

WTOK-TV - 2018-01-17 00:33:00

Harley Barber apologizes for racist video, says she was expelled from Alabama

A University of Alabama student who posted videos to social media in which she repeatedly used the n-word and other profanities apologized on Wednesday and said she has been expelled from college. Harley Barber told the New York Post she was heading back to New Jersey after being kicked out of schoo

AL.COM - 2018-01-17 21:00:00

Meridian airport boardings up 20 percent in 2017

The number of air travelers who "Fly Meridian" increased about 20 percent in 2017. Tom Williams, president of the Meridian Regional Airport Authority, said the number of boardings increased from 16,583 in 2016 to 19,520 in 2017. In 2015, 16,296 passengers departed the airport, which is located at K

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-01-18 00:15:25

Just what the doctor ordered - Meridian

After 10 years of marriage, two Jackson doctors sought a slower pace of life, escaping the hustle of academia for the intimacy of general practice. The found their fit in Meridian. Jennifer Eubanks, an oncologist, and Robert Eubanks, a pediatrician, joined Anderson's Regional Medical Health System

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-01-16 22:31:00

Trump's 'Fake News' award winners

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday night to announce his winners of the "Fake News" awards. The president tweeted a link to GOP.com for the full list but the site crashed soon after and said it was "temporarily offline." However, Fox News reported The New York Times topped the presiden

AL.COM - 2018-01-18 01:20:35

Icy roads: Driving safety

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss (WTOK) - If you are not careful, ice and roads can be a deadly combination. From late Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday morning, troopers with the Mississippi Highway Patrol Office that's based in Meridian worked more than 40 accidents within their nine county area; 14 of those

WTOK-TV - 2018-01-17 21:41:00

Second Fresenius Kidney Care opens in Meridian

For someone living with kidney failure, spending four hours at a kidney care center three times a week for dialysis becomes a part of life. With the first Fresenius Kidney Care, located near the Dairy Queen on Highway 39 North, serving nearly 200 patients a day, the need for a second location becam

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-01-16 23:31:00

White Plains Man Charged with DUI, Drug Charges

Earlington, KY (Hopkins County) - The Kentucky State Police has charged a White plains man with drug-related charges and DUI. On Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at approximately 9:56 P.M., Trooper Brian Graves observed Ryan Lantrip, 35, of White Plains, KY, operating a gray Toyota Camry on S Lee Trover


Charges dropped in fatal sledding crash as investigation continues

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - The Warrick County Prosecutor's Office dropped intoxicated driving charges against a driver involved in a crash that killed a Newburgh teenager who was sledding. The prosecutor's office is waiting for the investigation to complete before deciding whether to file formal charges aga

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-01-17 22:55:01

Bus drifted, injuring three prisoners

A vehicle transporting prisoners was traveling Jan. 12 on a snowy, unplowed Dawson Springs Road when it drifted off the right side of the road, according to a Christian County Sheriff's Department report. It finally came to a stop in an earth embankment nearby. The side doors were blocked, the repor

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-01-18 04:37:00

EVSC officials explain why school is canceled

Despite some sunshine on Wednesday, students in the Evansville Vanderburgh County School Corporation get at least one more day to stay home. The district announced Thursday's closure early in the evening after teams went out to evaluate conditions. Thursday is the fourth snow day this year for the E

14NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 03:21:27

Affidavit reveals new details of sledding accident, driver's arrest

According to a police affidavit, Galina Witte failed multiple sobriety tests after Saturday night's fatal sledding accident. The accident resulted in the death of 16-year-old Davis Collier. Police said Witte was driving the vehicle that struck Collier Saturday night near the Old Newburgh Lock & Dam.

WTVW - 2018-01-17 18:21:53

EPD arrests pair after east side robberies

Evansville police have arrested two people in connection with two separate robberies that happened on the east side on Tuesday. The first incident happened at Eastland Mall around 12:30 p.m. and the second in the parking lot of Best Buy just before 2 p.m. According to police, in both cases, 28-year-

14NEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 15:51:41

Evansville Police ID man shot by officer

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Evansville Police have identified the man shot by an EPD officer in an effort to stop him from reportedly attacking another officer. Vincent Bufkin, 47, was shot in the shoulder after he allegedly knocked an officer down and tried to take his weapon Monday evening

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-01-17 17:25:27

EPD arrests eight in apartment where drug activity suspected

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Evansville Police made eight arrests Monday evening at an East Side apartment where drug activity was suspected. Those taken into custody in the 2800 block of Washington Avenue included the apartment resident, Joshua Williams, as well as Lindsey Curtis, Christian Wells, Ethan Ferg

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-01-16 23:44:05

North Charleston man wanted for attempted murder following Summerville shooting

Tevon Rashard Gathers, 29, of North Charleston, SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) - The Summerville Police Department is searching for the person who they say is responsible for a shooting on Sunday, January 14. Tevon Rashard Gathers, 29, of North Charleston, is wanted for attempted murder and possession o

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-01-17 20:30:45

Four officers shot responding to domestic disturbance; one is "hanging on to life"

The source of an apartment fire in North Charleston was traced to a possible problem with a heating and air conditioning unit. Officials on scene offered an update on the situation just before 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Fire crews were called to Plantation Flats Apartments on Dunlap Street just befor

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-01-17 06:16:16

Airports in Greenville, Columbia area put snow plows to work, stay open during winter storm

Snow and ice were no match for the snow plows and salt spray at the Greenville-Spartanburg International and the Columbia Metropolitan airports Wednesday, where advance storm preparation allowed planes to arrive and depart as snow fell. Officials at each airport credited their plows and "brooms," du

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-01-17 21:00:00

Charleston Man Wanted for Shooting at Two Charleston Police Officers

CHARLESTON, SC (WTAT-TV) - Charleston Police need your help locating a man wanted in connection with a shooting involving two police officers. Authorities say Calvin Smith Jr. is wanted on two counts of attempted murder in relation to an incident where his co-defendant fired multiple shots upon two

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2018-01-18 00:02:00