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Tupelo police seek suspected shooter
According to police, the suspect is Tia S. Presley, 20, of Tupelo. A warrant has been issued for Presley for aggravated assault and she is being sought by TPD.
Two charged in killing, robbing of Corinth man
Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance says Shaquavia Gunn, 18, was arrested Thursday evening.
UPDATE: Woman wanted for Tupelo shooting now in custody
Speech to Text for UPDATE: Woman wanted for Tupelo shooting now in custodyBelow is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate.woman accused of shooting another woman earlier this week is now in custody ...
Bicycle rider injured in collision on MS 278 east of Pontotoc
PONTOTOC – Around 12:40 p.m. on Friday, emergency units in Pontotoc responded to an accident involving a bicycle rider and a vehicle on MS 278 four lane near the Longview exit east of Pontotoc.The injured rider was taken by ambulance to NMMC in Tupelo.Highway Patrol officials were on the scene inves
Two from Itawamba County face drug-related charges
Itawamba County officers executed a search warrant on Bud Isaiah Road, where they found marijuana, meth, cocaine and THC wax.
Five arrested for drugs in Yalobusha County
James Pomlee, 67 - for sale of cocaine and conspiracy to sell cocaineSavannah Cheyanne Simpson, 23 - sale of and conspiracy to distribute methMark Neely, 32 - three counts of sale of cocaineOrlando Hall, 33 - three counts of sale of cocaineBrandon Busby, 31 - manufacture of marijuana
Firefighters respond to unoccupied house fire
LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - An unoccupied home becomes a total loss following an overnight fire that took firefighters hours to put out.Chief Ron Witte with the Mooreville Volunteer Fire Department confirms a 9-1-1 call came in just before 10 p.m on Friday. His department with assistance from the Uni
Reward being offered for arrest of Pontotoc dog shooter
Animal protection groups, In Defense of Animals and Second Chances Animal Rescue, held a news conference Thursday at the Pontotoc County Sheriff's Department.
Man found naked, shot to death on porch in Mississippi
George Harris, 57, was identified as the victim. He was a handyman who did a lot of work for people around the community.
Officials: One person killed in Pontotoc County crash
According to Master Sergaent Ray Hall, one vehicle was traveling south on the highway and crossed into the other lane, hitting three other vehicles.
Missing teen prompts search in Tupelo
TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – Police need your help finding a missing teen.Keyuna Pinson was last seen at her home on Rankin Boulevard in Tupelo around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon.- Advertisement -Pinson is 15-years-old, 5’4″ and weighs roughly 190lbs.She was last wearing a navy shirt with yellow lettering.If
Police chase ends in Pontotoc
A police chase across multiple counties ends with a person in custody.Tippah County Sheriff Karl Galliard confirmed the chase was initiated by Ripley Police and ended along Highway 15 near North Pontotoc High School.Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards says one person was taken into custody.Right now
Three local seniors earn MORA scholarships
Northeast Mississippi high school seniors won three of the annual scholarships given by the Mississippi Recovery Agency.Callie Davis of Ripley High School received the inaugural $1,000 Annie Lucious Gift of Life scholarship. Alexander Pearson of Houlka High School and Hannah Brown of Tishomingo Coun
UPDATE: Missing teen located
Keyuna Pinson, 15, was last seen Wednesday around 2:30 p.m. at her home on Rankin Boulevard in Tupelo. She is described as a black female, 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighing about 190 pounds. She was last seen wearing a navy blue shirt with yellow writing on it.
UPDATE: Victim ID from fatal Pontotoc County crash
According to Master Sgt. Ray Hall, one vehicle was traveling south on the highway and crossed into the other lane, hitting three other vehicles.
Houlka woman dies in four-car collision
According to the initial investigation, Shanika L. Smith, 32, of Houlka, was traveling southbound in a 2001 Toyota Camry, when she apparently crossed over into the northbound lane. Her vehicle then collided into three different northbound vehicles.
Two 18 Wheelers in West Point caught fire
we continue to follow a breaking story... you saw first right here on wtva nine news at four,,, two 18 wheelers burst into flames at a gas station in west point...a close call for everyone involved. wtva xavier harris joins us live at the scene after speaking with one of the workers. craig emily, th
Warning issued as snakes come out in North Mississippi
"If you will, leave a snake along, back up and go away. It will leave you alone," said. Scott Cagle with the MSU Extension in Chickasaw County.
Felon charged for having a gun in his possession
According to reports, a traffic stop was conducted on Highway 6 near Thacker Road after a vehicle was spotted by police officers having only one working headlight. During the stop, it was determined that Anthony Jones, 38, of Abbeville had an expired driver’s license. When officers searched the vehi
Tupelo man arrested for home repair fraud
A Tupelo man wanted for three counts of home repair fraud was arrested and charged, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. Andrew Brainard was arrested, and his bond was set at $10,000.