Butler County, ALGadsden Times

Nine children among 10 killed in 'horrific' crash in Butler County; NTSB investigating

A fiery wreck on Interstate 65 during Saturday's storms killed at least 10 people, including nine children, about an hour south of Montgomery. Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch confirmed that one of its vehicles was involved in the crash. The program is part of the Alabama Sheriffs Youth Ranches, a Christian nonprofit that provides homes for needy, neglected or abused school-age children.
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Aberdeen, MSwcbi.com

Aberdeen police chief race down to two candidates

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WCBI) – The race to become Aberdeen’s next police chief is down to two candidates. The Aberdeen Election Commission disqualified Tony Tillman and Lee Johnson from appearing on the ballot. City Clerk Melissa Moore says the commission cited residency issues behind the disqualification. Current, Assistant Chief Christopher Dobbins...
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Red Bay, ALfranklinfreepress.net

Father, son facing charges after incident with Red Bay police

A June 8th arrest of a Franklin County man and his son has raised an array of legal questions, according to the attorney hired by the two men. Reese Dulaney and his father, Eddie Dulaney, were arrested last week by Red Bay Police Department officers after an incident at the Jr. Food Mart in downtown Red Bay.
Aberdeen, MSwtva.com

Aberdeen PD: Two arrested for South Hickory Street murder

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - Aberdeen police arrested two men for the murder of 37-year-old George Deon Williams. According to the Aberdeen Police Department, investigators charged George Strong, 63, and Bobby Smith, 64, both of Aberdeen, with the crime. They could face more charges. Williams died from a gunshot wound at...
Aberdeen, MSwcbi.com

Aberdeen police have arrested two people in connection with murder

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WCBI) – Aberdeen police have arrested two people in connection to a shooting. George Strong and Bobby Smith were arrested and charged with the murder of George Deon Williams. Police were dispatched to 400 South Hickory street for a gunshot victim. Williams was pronounced dead at the scene...
Aberdeen, MSwtva.com

Fatal shooting under investigation in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - The Aberdeen Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that happened overnight. According to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley, he responded to 400 South Hickory Street Tuesday morning at approximately 12:45. He found George Deon Williams, 37, dead in the driveway from a gunshot wound. The...
Tupelo, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Argument leads to shots fired in west Tupelo

TUPELO • An apparent domestic situation Wednesday night led to shots being fired in west Tupelo. The spat between the former couple ended with both the 45-year-old New Albany woman and the 33-year-old Aberdeen man arrested on simple domestic violence charges. Both remained in the Lee County Jail Thursday afternoon.
Aberdeen, MSwcbi.com

Aberdeen man identified after early morning shooting

The man killed in an early morning shooting in Aberdeen is identified. The shooting happened about 12:45 AM in the 400 block of South Hickory Street. Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley says 37-year-old George Deon Williams died in the driveway of his home from a gunshot wound. Gurley says a...
Itawamba County, MSwcbi.com

Murder-Suicide Investigation Continues In Itawamba County

ITAWAMBA COUNTY, MISS. (WCBI) – Two families are in mourning after a murder-suicide this weekend in Itawamba County. It was around 11:30 Saturday morning when Emily Ison says her son Gage, woke up and found himself staring down the barrel of a gun. “Gage went to get his pistol, he...
Aberdeen, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

SMCCF grants benefit nonprofits, education and law enforcement

ABERDEEN – This year’s South Monroe County Community Fund grants will help provide for a number of areas, ranging from dash cams and vests for law enforcement to ACT and WorkKeys opportunities for students. “We hope we will be able to continue to do this because it’s all dependent on...
Amory, MSwtva.com

Amory community gathered for the M17 pageant to honor fallen deputy

AMORY, Miss. (WTVA) - On Saturday, people in Amory remembered a Monroe County deputy who was killed in the line of duty. "Everybody loved Dylan," Dylan's mom Debbie Pearson said. "It's all about Dylan, he left a legacy that will live on forever." To show appreciation to Dylan, Pearson held...
Itawamba County, MSwcbi.com

Hostage incident in Itawamba county leaves two people dead

ITAWAMBA COUNTY,Miss. (WCBI)- The Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department responds to a home after a hostage situation leaves two people dead. Sheriff Chris Dickinson tells us around 11:30a.m. Saturday morning child called 911 to 4656 Dorsey Evergreen Road. The child was able to escape and inform deputies there were seven other...
Itawamba County, MSThe Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Two men dead following murder, suicide in Dorsey Community

UPDATE, June 12, 3:45 p.m. Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson said the two men who died in a mid-day murder/suicide in Dorsey have been identified. Gage Ison, 19, died at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds. After releasing the other eight individuals in the home, 22-year-old Chris Moore then turned the gun on himself.