By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Justice Court Judge Rickey Thompson will appeal to the state’s highest court for lighter sanctions. Last week, the Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance recommended that Thompson, who represents Lee County’s 4th District, be removed from office and pay more than $11,000 in fines and costs. The Mississippi Supreme […]

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By William Moore Daily Journal OXFORD – Prentice Brown says he was wrongfully terminated last summer by the city of Saltillo. The former assistant police chief said the firing was politically motivated and violated his First and 14th Amendment rights. Brown, through his attorney Joseph Murray, filed a civil suit this week in U.S. District […]

Daily Journal CORINTH – The Mississippi Highway Patrol is still investigating a two-vehicle crash on Highway 45 on Tuesday evening that involved a deputy with the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department. Troopers responded to the scene near the intersection with County Road 408 around 6:30 p.m. It appears the deputy was on patrol and traveling north […]

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – Good eyes and a couple of good legs helped Houston Police nab one alleged robber and then arrest a second man following an incident on a local parking lot Tuesday night. Police were called to Grocer’s Pride parking lot about 9 p.m. Tuesday after a woman was approached […]

Daily Journal ABERDEEN – No children were injured in a Wednesday morning car-school bus accident in Monroe County, but the driver was arrested after he fled the scene. Officials say the incident occurred on Highway 25 South. Ray Herron, 21, of Steens, allegedly hit a school bus and drove away. No one was injured in […]

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By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – A brief but high-speed chase ended when the driver wrecked in a Tupelo neighborhood Monday night. The Tupelo Police Department was operating a safety checkpoint at the intersection of Blair and Industrial streets on Monday night. A green Lincoln Navigator approached around 10:45 p.m. When the driver spotted […]

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 people and himself, Birmingham police said. Police Lt. Sean Edwards told reporters the gunman was wearing a UPS uniform and was believed to be an employee of the company. […]

Daily Journal CORINTH – A Farmington minister whose trial on sexual battery charges last month ended with a hung jury has been reindicted by an Alcorn County grand jury. The new indictment of Timothy Nall includes one count of sexual battery and one count of fondling. Nall, 59, the former pastor of Farmington Baptist Church, […]

By Sheena Barnett Daily Journal A Mooreville man has been charged with aggravated assault following an attack involving a claw hammer. Michael Wayne Griechen, 55, was arrested Sunday after police were called to his residence on County Road 1349 on report of an assault. Griechen’s 50-year-old roommate, who has not been identified, had been hit […]