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One dead, one injured in Lee County shooting

TUPELO - Lee County deputies responding to a shots fired call outside Mooreville Tuesday afternoon found two people who had been shot, one fatally. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said deputies responding around 2:20 p.m. to a house trailer on County Road 1451, just off Highway 371, found two individ

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 23:35:00

Aberdeen shooting claims life of Tupelo teenager

According to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley, a Monday night shooting claimed the life of a 16-year-old. Gurley said Rondarrian Ward of Tupelo died of multiple gunshot wounds. Authorities were called at 8:12 p.m. about the shooting, which happened at Ward's grandmother's house at 735 W. Short Str

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 13:11:00

Multi-vehicle crash blocks traffic on Highway 78

Interstate 78 near the Red Banks exit (David Hill) MARSHALL COUNTY, Miss. - Icy road conditions in some parts of the Mid-South made driving treacherous Tuesday morning. The west bound traffic on a section of Highway 78 and Interstate 22 in Marshall County was blocked off for a few hours following a

WREG - 2018-01-16 22:13:52

Three charged after shooting in Booneville

BOONEVILLE - Three people have been charged following an early morning shooting that left one person in a Memphis trauma center. Police say the incident happened Jan. 12 in the 100 block of Ledbetter Street around 5 a.m. in southwest Booneville. When the male victim was carried to Baptist Memorial H

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 19:03:00

Third person dies from injuries in weekend accident

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) -- A 9-year-old seriously injured in a weekend traffic accident in Lowndes County has died. The Mississippi Highway Patrol reports Dakota Barnett of Columbus died at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Troopers responded to a an accident involving a pickup truck a

WTVA.COM - 2018-01-16 17:17:00

Memphis man ran into Kroger with loaded gun after drug bust in parking lot, police say

Three men are facing felony drug charges after they allegedly tried to sell a large amount of heroin to an undercover officer at a Memphis Kroger. Dercedes Dockins, Zacharia Mitchell, and Keith Yates are charged with manufacturing/delivering/selling a controlled substance. Yates and Mitchell are als

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-01-16 14:00:32

Pontotoc assistant principal's snow day video goes viral

North Pontotoc Elementary School assistant principal Jim Matthews created a rap video Monday announcing that school would be canceled Tuesday because of winter weather, and it went viral overnight. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave PONTOTOC - North Pontotoc Elementary School assistant principal Jim Mat

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 18:04:00

LIST: Schools, businesses close Wednesday for winter weather

Memphis Light, Gas and Water officials said the phone number to report utility emergencies is not working. Until that number is back in service, customers should call 901-213-1365. The second winter storm of the season dropped up to six inches of snow on the Mid-South on Tuesday. Schools, business

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-16 21:52:19

Athens man charged with stealing car while it was warming up

Dustin Berzett, 30, of Athens, was arrested in the vehicle around 6:30 a.m. and charged with first-degree theft, according to the Athens Police Department. The Honda Accord was stolen around 5:30 a.m. in Athens. The owner went back outside and called police when he found the car missing. About

WAAY-TV - 2018-01-16 23:32:00

Athens: City offices reopen at noon Wednesday; keep garbage at curb

ATHENS - City of Athens offices are scheduled to reopen at noon Wednesday. Also, the Athens Planning Commission meeting that was scheduled for tonight is postponed until next Tuesday. Residents are asked to leave their garbage bins by the curb until crews can catch up on their routes this week. ATHE

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-01-16 21:25:00

Athens police: Man drove off in car left running

An Limestone County man was arrested on theft charges Tuesday because police say he drove off in an unattended vehicle that was left running. Athens Police Capt. Trevor Harris said at 5:30 a.m., an Athens man went outside to start his Honda Accord to warm it up. When he returned a few minutes later,

NEWS-COURIER - 2018-01-16 21:35:00

Snow, ice covering streets in Athens

The city of Athens posted this photo of snow and sleet covering a street in Athens. Be careful today if you have to get out!Courtesy photo/City of Athens The city of Athens posted this photo of snow and sleet covering a street in Athens. Be careful today if you have to get out!

NEWS-COURIER - 2018-01-16 14:23:00

Many city and town halls closed

Many city and town halls are closed today due to the hazardous driving conditions caused by the wintry precipitation. Those closed include Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia, Rogersville, Lexington, Killen and Leighton. Littleville Town Hall will close at noon. City Halls in Florence, Sheffield and Russellvil

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-16 15:05:00

81-year-old killed in Alabama 20 collision that injured 2 others

A Florence woman was killed and two other people were injured in a Monday-afternoon collision on Alabama 20. Joann Skipworth, 81, died at Huntsville Hospital, state troopers said. Skipworth was riding in a 2017 Toyota Rav4 that was hit head-on by another vehicle, said Cpl. Scott Simpson, an Alabama

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 20:44:45

Decatur 18-year-old accused of having cocaine

A Decatur man was accused of having cocaine during a traffic stop, police said today. Dedrick Reshad Moody, 18, of Spring Court Southwest, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and four traffic misdemeanors, Decatur police said. An officer activated his lights and siren and pursued M

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-01-16 17:30:00

Huge log truck jackknifes and lands in woman's front yard

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A log truck and residential street can make for an ugly mess especially when one jackknifes and lands in a front yard. It happened Monday in the Five Points Community. Hazmat crews worked vigorously through snowfall to clean up a diesel spill. The hazardous liquid poured from a

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2018-01-16 22:02:19

South GA teacher arrested on child molestation charges

A high school teacher has been arrested and charged with aggravated child molestation and sexual assault by persons with supervisory authority. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation reported that the Colquitt County Sheriff's Office arrested C.A. Gray Junior High School teacher Sebrun James Holton, J

WALB 10 - 2018-01-17 01:19:37

Two Albany shooting victims expected to recover

I am primarily the public safety reporter, but also cover a variety of other news events and special features. I am a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in Philosophy and have been with the Herald since April of 2016. I am primarily the public safety reporter, but also cover a varie

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-01-16 20:40:00

Snow chances increasing for Albany on Wednesday -- UPDATED 1 p.m.

A pine cone gets a light dusting of snow Jan. 3 in Tifton. Chances are that if Albany gets any snow Wednesday morning, it will be trace amounts, though it could reach a quarter of an inch. (Photo Courtesy of Joy Crosby) FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave UPDATE -- The National Weather Service in Tallahas

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-01-16 15:00:00

Albany native arrested on battery charge

Phoebe Factoids Facebook page administrator, Claude Wilson Geer IV has been arrested by the Johns Creek Police Department. According to police, Geer had a warrant for his arrest for battery. A Johns Creek Police report said officers responded to a domestic violence call on Monday. When they arrived,

WALB 10 - 2018-01-17 02:50:24