3 dead after gunman opens fire in Birmingham UPS facility

By Lauren Raab Los Angeles Times (MCT) A gunman in a UPS uniform opened fire at a UPS facility in Alabama on Tuesday morning, killing two...


By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Bomb threats were called into retail stores in at least three different counties in Northeast Mississippi on Wednesday. All proved to be hoaxes. CVS pharmacies in Tupelo and Oxford were the target of afternoon bomb threats. “It was just a threat,” Oxford Police Deputy Chief James Owens said. […]

Daily Journal A Bruce teenager was killed in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday morning. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Brittney Benett, 15, was traveling west on Highway 32 in Calhoun County when her car ran off the highway about a half-mile west of County Road 151. MHP responded to the wreck about 6:30 a.m. Benett […]

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – A South Carolina father who authorities said killed his five children believed the kids “were going to kill him, chop him up and feed him to the dogs,” according to an unredacted arrest warrant released Wednesday. Authorities said Timothy Ray Jones Jr. killed his children at his Lexington home, put the […]


By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A 41-year-old Tupelo woman has been charged with DUI-death after a wreck took the life of a Tupelo man. Tupelo Police charged Maria Garcia on Wednesday afternoon. During her initial appearance, Judge Sadie Holland set bond at $100,000. According to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green, James Dalton Rice, […]

By Stephanie Rebman Daily Journal A 20-year-old Tupelo man was killed Tuesday night in a one-car crash on Joyner Avenue. According to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green, James Dalton Rice was an unrestrained passenger in an SUV and was ejected from the vehicle around 9:15 p.m. near Jackson Street. While making the turn off of […]


By William Moore Daily Journal ABERDEEN – It will be up to a federal jury to decide if the city of Tupelo discriminated against former police officer Letisha Mitchell. Mitchell accuses the city of disability discrimination and violating her civil rights by retaliating. The civil suit is being heard this week in Chief Judge Sharion […]

Daily Journal A Myrtle man is being held on charges of child exploitation, Attorney General Jim Hood announced Tuesday. Marvin Lloyd Lemar, 24, was arrested around 4:30 p.m. by investigators with the Attorney General’s Cyber Crime Unit/Internet Crimes Against Children, with assistance from the Union County Sheriff’s Office. Lemar is alleged to have been in […]

Daily Journal Several weeks after a loaded syringe was discovered by police in his car, a Booneville man faces drug charges. Jackie Sims, 59, was arrested Sunday after being served a warrant during a traffic stop. Police say a search of the vehicle turned up a pipe and a syringe. Sims was served the warrant […]

By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal HATLEY – A tip to the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics led authorities to the discovery of four marijuana plants at least 12 feet tall and three feet in diameter early Tuesday afternoon. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Frank Maxcy, 70, of Hatley is charged with manufacturing of […]