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Construction worker commits suicide at USJ

JACKSON - A construction worker who was working outside on the campus of University School of Jackson apparently committed suicide on Saturday, according to a statement by Jackson Police. JPD was called to the school at 232 McClellan Road about 6:15 p.m. about a suspicious death, and a man was found

JACKSON SUN - 2018-03-18 03:51:57

6-year-old Parsons girl starring in USA network show

PARSONS, Tenn - West Tennessee has a new star on the rise and she's only six years old. Haylen Smith, of parsons, is the newest star of USA's network show, "The Secret Life of Kids." The show is a comedic social experiment where viewers watch as kids approach different topics, all caught on hidden c

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-17 14:08:07

JPD: Death investigation determined to be suicide at USJ

JACKSON, Tenn. - Jackson police were called about a suspicious death on Saturday around 6:15 p.m. A man was found dead outside on the campus of USJ, at 232 McClellan Road, according to the Jackson Police Department. Investigators and a medical examiner responded to the scene. The victim was not a US

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-18 14:50:01

Child hit by truck in Florence

Florence Police told WAAY 31, a family member kept the child still and calm until the ambulance got to the scene. The child was transported to Huntsville Hospital. The child was injured but alert and answering the officers' questions, said police. The driver of the truck did stop immediately an


One hospitalized after shooting in Booneville

Chief Ramey says a victim was sent to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo with a gunshot wound. Their condition is unknown. Chief Ramey believes they have the shooter in custody but did not release any more information at this time. The incident is still under investigation. Stay wit

WTVA.COM - 2018-03-19 00:51:00

A Shooting Investigation Is Underway In Booneville

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) - A shooting in Booneville leaves one in the hospital and the possible shooter behind bars. Police Chief Michael Ramey says it happened a little after one Sunday afternoon. - Advertisement - It happened near the intersection of Magnolia and Elm Streets. The chief says the vi

WCBI.COM - 2018-03-19 00:51:56

Driver in Chester Co. crash involving tractor-trailer has died

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. - The driver of a minivan involved in a Wednesday crash with a tractor-trailer in Henderson has died. Henderson police confirmed 47-year-old Catherine Rose died Thursday at a Memphis hospital. Police say no charges have been filed at this time. The crash happened around 2 p.m.


Shots fired in quiet Jackson neighborhood has neighbors uneasy

JACKSON, Tenn.-Jackson police are investigating following a report of shots fired, in a normally quiet, Jackson neighborhood. Evidence markers covered part of Fairmont Avenue, Friday afternoon as police investigated shots fired in the area. One woman, who lives nearby, and who did not want to be ide

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-17 04:40:28

Largest meth bust in Colbert County history nabs 17lbs of 'ice'

Colbert County Sheriff, Frank Williamson, said investigators worked with a number of other state and federal agencies to make the county's largest meth bust. On Mar. 1, officials with the Colbert County Drug Task Force, Colbert County Sheriff's Office, Lauderdale County Drug Task Force, Franklin


Shiloh National Military Park Hosts Park Day 2018

SHILOH, Tenn. - Shiloh National Military Park will host National Park Day 2018 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 31 at Shiloh Battlefield, sponsored by the Civil War Trust. Volunteers will sign in at the Visitor Center starting at 8:30 a.m. to receive a free Park Day t-shirt courtesy of the Civil War


Who Killed Gitem Demissie?

Demissie's gravesite in Gohatsion, EthiopiaPhoto courtesy of Zelalem Amare When Zelalem Amare's flight landed in Ethiopia in late March of last year, he was stunned by what he saw. A mass of friends, family and acquaintances were at the airport waiting for Amare and his older brother, Gitem Demissie


Man reportedly burned in heater explosion in Tishomingo County

Emergency responders were called Wednesday to a home at Highway 25 and Highway 350. Sheriff John Daugherty says the man was painting when the explosion happened. Tishomingo County E911 describes the man as an 82 year old. Coroner Mack Wilemon says the man did not go through the hospital in Iu


Couple charged with child abuse

BOONEVILLE - A car weaving all over the road led to the occupants being charged with child abuse. According to Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar, a road deputy was patrolling Highway 4 East when he saw a car without a tag turning onto County Road 5091 south of Booneville. The deputy attempted to p

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-03-17 05:15:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police investigate gunshots in east Jackson neighborhood

JACKSON, Tenn. - Police are investigating a report of shots fired Friday in east Jackson. Investigators say no injuries have been reported. Police responded around noon Friday to a report of shots fired on Fairmont Avenue between Person Street and North Royal Street. The investigation is ongoing. He