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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.

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-05-25 20:10:00

Two charged in killing, robbing of Corinth man

Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance says Shaquavia Gunn, 18, was arrested Thursday evening.

WCBI.COM - 2018-05-25 21:24:27

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 ...

WTVA.COM - 2018-05-26 03:34:46

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

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-05-25 09:15:00

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.

WTVA.COM - 2018-05-25 13:33:00

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

WTVA.COM - 2018-05-25 14:05:00

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

WTVA.COM - 2018-05-26 15:14:00

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

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-05-25 05:30:00

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.