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Woman found dead in front of City Hall identified

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The woman who was discovered deceased in front of City Hall has been positively identified by Memphis police. Sheley Thompson was reported missing Tuesday afternoon after she walked away from a care home on Lucy Avenue. Authorities said the 44-year-old was found several hours later

WREG - 2018-01-18 15:13:28

3 stabbed on Faxon Ave - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Three people were stabbed near midnight Wednesday night. The stabbings happened on Faxon Avenue, near Summer Avenue. Three people were rushed to the hospital; their condition is unknown at this time. There is no information on a possible suspect. Three people were stabbed near midnight Wednesday nig

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-18 12:18:52

Lafayette County schools open on Friday; Oxford to be open with two hour delay

The Oxford School District announced online that all schools within the Oxford School District will operate on a two-hour delayed start tomorrow, January 19. District offices will open at their normal time. The Lafayette County School District announced earlier Thursday that all schools will be open

OXFORD EAGLE - 2018-01-18 22:28:17

Woman body found in snow outside Memphis City Hall

Police say a woman whose body was found in the snow outside City Hall in Memphis, may have died of exposure to the cold weather. The temperature was around 10 degrees Wednesday morning when police responded to a downtown park where they found the body of a woman near the building. Memphis police sen

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-01-18 13:18:00

Survivor of deadly crash responsive after 12-day wait

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The sole survivor inside an SUV involved in a crash in Southeast Shelby County on January 5 is now responsive, according to family. RELATED: Memphis man tries to save victims from burning SUV Mauricus Murdock, 20, is alive and family is expecting him to be okay. The University of T

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-01-19 02:41:22

Multi-vehicle wreck shuts down I-55 northbound, child taken to hospital in critical condition

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A multi-vehicle crash has shut down I-55 northbound near Brooks Road. Two individuals have been transported to the hospital. One adult is in non-critical condition, and one child is in critical condition. This is an active scene. The Tennessee Department of Transportation says traff

WREG - 2018-01-19 01:04:57

Oxford leaders moving forward with annexing 12 miles of county land

With a growing population and a need for more open land, Oxford leaders will soon be voting on whether to annex more than 12 square miles of county property that would almost double the city's size. Mike Slaughter of Slaughter and Associates in Oxford, an urban planning consulting firm, presented a

OXFORD EAGLE - 2018-01-18 12:00:56

Robbery suspect spotted at Family Dollar, arrested

Decorriun Cannon MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A man was arrested and charged with robbery and burglary after a witness saw him at a Family Dollar store. Police responded to the Gather on Southern apartments just off the campus of University of Memphis last Thursday. Police said four men knocked on the door of o

WREG - 2018-01-18 21:49:03

Newnan police looking for missing teenager

submitted photo 17-year-old Taylor Rae Hyde has been missing since Monday, January 15 Newnan police are asking the public's help in finding a missing teen girl. According to Newnan Police Department detective Sgt. Greg Vansant, 17-year-old Taylor Rae Hyde has been missing since Monday, January

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-18 19:48:00

NEW: GDOT worker killed in accident with train ID'd

A Georgia Department of Transportation worker was killed Thursday morning in an accident with a train in Coweta County, according to Channel 2 Action News. The CSX train and the GDOT salt truck were involved in a crash at the intersection of Railroad Street and Bethlehem Church Road in Moreland, the


Fairburn Road store closing for rebuild

The closing of the Chick-fil-A on Fairburn Road for reconstruction has been postponed until Feb. 17. Mike Moore, the operator of Highway 5 and Fairburn Road Chick-fil-A locations, originally planned to close the Fairburn Road store last October, demolish it and build a new store at the same location

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENTINEL - 2018-01-19 06:00:00

Curfew: Necessary - and effective

Clay Neely / The Newnan Times-Herald On Wednesday afternoon, only a few people are seen traveling along Jefferson Street. The curfew limited travel in Coweta and the city of Newnan from 5 p.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday. Motorists driving to and from work were exempt. The snow-related curfew

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-19 03:06:00

In Georgia, five dead and hundreds hospitalized from flu virus, CDC says

A serious flu season has left hundreds of Georgians hospitalized and resulted in rising deaths in Georgia, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control. The flu has hit the United States particularly hard this season. More people are seeing doctors for flu or flu related symptoms than norm

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-18 22:55:00

Dump truck hit by oncoming train in Georgia, driver killed

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a Georgia Department of Transportation employee has been killed after his dump truck was hit by a train. State Patrol Trooper Ross Buchan tells The Newnan Times-Herald that Carey Byron Ellerbee was attempting to cross railroads tracks Thursday morning at an interse

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-18 21:38:43

Marijuana grow cabinet found during drug bust

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. - A huge cabinet made to grow marijuana, with its own heating, cooling, and lighting systems was found during a bust Wednesday. That is just one of the things Fayetteville Police said they seized during a major drug bust. Authorities arrested 20-year-old Ryan Camp, 23-year-old Mitc

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-01-19 07:17:00

Police seeking multiple suspects after two young girls taken in stolen car

Clayton County police continue searching for the suspects responsible in a car theft in which a four-year-old girl and a one-month-old infant were strapped inside. Arya Davenport, 4, and Ava Wilmer, one-month-old, had been left unattended while their mother, Precious Wilmer, had gone inside to pay f

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-18 22:28:00

Ashland defeats Chetek-Weyerhaeuser on tiebreaker

CHETEK - The Ashland wrestling team returned to Heart O' North Conference action Thursday, defeating Chetek-Weyerhaeuser in a dual meet on the tiebreaker after another 39-39 final score. Ashland (3-4 overall, 3-2 HON) also won its opening conference match at Spooner by the same result. The match beg

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-01-19 04:09:00

The View from Main Street

The National Weather Service out of Duluth is predicting possibly heavy snow for our area starting today and continuing through next Wednesday. This is good news for winter sports enthusiasts but every storm seems to create confusion about winter parking and snow removal rules in the City of Ashland

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-01-19 03:30:00

Bessemer seeks public input on Bluff Valley Park renovation

January 19, 2018 Ian Minielly/Daily Globe RON ZALESKI, Bessemer Parks and Recreation Committee member, and city council member Linda Nelson look over the work already done to clean up invasive species in Bluff Valley Park Thursday in the auditorium at Bessemer City Hall. By IAN MINIELLY iminielly@yo

YOURDAILYGLOBE.COM - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Holiday robbery defendant sentenced to prison

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Bessemer - The man found guilty of attempting to rob the Ironwood Holiday gas station was sentenced to prison Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court. Chadd Mathias Andert, 36, was sentenced to between three and 15 years in prison for assault with a dangerous weapon. He r

YOURDAILYGLOBE.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00