By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies recovered a John Deere tractor and disc that had been reported stolen to Clay County Sheriff’s Department. The property was recovered in a field area in the Wren community close to old Highway 41. The property was valued at more than $75,000. The investigation […]

A New York City police officer looks over a makeshift memorial near the site where fellow officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were murdered in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

By Tom Hays Associated Press NEW YORK – Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers and shot them to death inside their patrol car. The killings […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – The city of Tupelo will hold a special memorial service Tuesday afternoon to honor Tupelo Police Sgt. Gale Stauffer, who was killed in the line of duty last December. “This will give us a chance to honor Sgt. Stauffer and bring some closure to a tough year,” said […]

By William Moore Daily Journal SALTILLO – The generosity of local businesses and nonprofits allowed the Saltillo Police Department to purchase 10 new bulletproof vests. “This pretty much brings us up to date,” said Saltillo Police Chief Grant Bailey. Over time, the special ballistic plastic panels deteriorate and weaken. Because of that, it is recommended […]

Daily Journal Frankie Gaillard, 70, of Falkner, was killed in a two-vehicle wreck in Cullman, Alabama, on Friday Afternoon. According to, Gaillard was driving his 2007 Chevrolet when he collided with Gary Mitchell, 43, of Cullman. The two collided on U.S. Highway 278 at the Alabama Highway 157 intersection, according to the Alabama Highway […]

Daily Journal A Lee County Sheriff’s deputy was injured when a vehicle struck him Saturday night. The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the scene around 11 p.m. An MHP spokesman said that while deputies were conducting a roadside safety checkpoint on Highway 371 near Mooreville, it appears a vehicle driven by Audonus D. Taylor, 45, […]

By Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz Associated Press NEW YORK – An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, shooting both of them fatally before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. The shooting took place in […]

TUPELO – A routine traffic stop Thursday led to a short chase and a suspect accused of assaulting a policeman. Tupelo police reported they attempted to stop Jansen C. Bell, 32, of Tupelo, he refused to stop, speeding off into a residential neighborhood. After severely damaging his vehicle, he fled on foot. According to police, […]

TUPELO – A disturbance at a Tupelo hotel led to the arrest of Terra L. Gilmore, 32, who was charged with two counts of felony child abuse and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Officers were dispatched to a North Gloster Street hotel Wednesday. Upon arrival, officers found Gilmore, two adult males and […]