Your week in review: June 21 - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Your week in review: June 21

The death of a "Sopranos" actor, the G-8 summit and the unsuccessful search for Jimmy Hoffa's remains are some of the top headlines this week. The death of a "Sopranos" actor, the G-8 summit and the unsuccessful search for Jimmy Hoffa's remains are some of the top headlines this week.

(RNN) - President Barack Obama attended the G-8 Summit in Northern Ireland, meeting with other world leaders to discuss global issues.

The president also visited Berlin, where he spoke about wanting to reduce the number of nuclear weapons in both the U.S. and Russia.

Award-winning actor James Gandolfini died. Gandolfini, famous for his role as Tony Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos, was in Italy when he died of an apparent heart attack.

FBI officials said they did not find the remains of Jimmy Hoffa following a search in suburban Detroit. They received a credible tip that the ex-Teamster boss was buried in the area, but the search came up empty. The investigation, now in its 38th year, remains ongoing.

Learn more about these and other stories in this week's Raycom news in review.

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    Monday, November 20 2017 5:06 PM EST2017-11-20 22:06:23 GMT
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  • 1 injured, 1 jailed in Hub City shooting

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    Monday, November 20 2017 4:38 PM EST2017-11-20 21:38:00 GMT
    Coby Butler. SOURCE: HPDCoby Butler. SOURCE: HPD

    A Saturday night shooting in the Hub City injured one and landed another behind bars. Coby Butler, 56, of Hattiesburg was arrested Saturday night and charged with one count of aggravated assault.  Hattiesburg Police Captain Branden McLemore said both the suspect and victim are homeless, and the shooting happened in a homeless camp in the wooded area behind 5696 U.S. 49. around 6 p.m.  “The victim, was shot in the chest with a pellet rifle,” said Hattiesburg Po...

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    A Saturday night shooting in the Hub City injured one and landed another behind bars. Coby Butler, 56, of Hattiesburg was arrested Saturday night and charged with one count of aggravated assault.  Hattiesburg Police Captain Branden McLemore said both the suspect and victim are homeless, and the shooting happened in a homeless camp in the wooded area behind 5696 U.S. 49. around 6 p.m.  “The victim, was shot in the chest with a pellet rifle,” said Hattiesburg Po...

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  • EMCC football player, former West Jones athlete killed in Jones County wreck

    EMCC football player, former West Jones athlete killed in Jones County wreck

    Monday, November 20 2017 3:16 PM EST2017-11-20 20:16:33 GMT
    Tyone Clemons. SOURCE: EMCC AthleticsTyone Clemons. SOURCE: EMCC Athletics
    A weekend wreck in Jones County claimed the life of a former West Jones High School athlete.  Tyone Clemons, 20, was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Summerland Road in Jones County according to Jones County authorities.  Clemons, who was currently a defensive lineman at East Mississippi Community College, was later pronounced dead at South Central Regional Medical Center.  pic.twitter.com/eFOIr6Brdn — EMCC Athletics (@EMCCathletics) November 19, 2017 ...More >>
    A weekend wreck in Jones County claimed the life of a former West Jones High School athlete.  Tyone Clemons, 20, was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Summerland Road in Jones County according to Jones County authorities.  Clemons, who was currently a defensive lineman at East Mississippi Community College, was later pronounced dead at South Central Regional Medical Center.  pic.twitter.com/eFOIr6Brdn — EMCC Athletics (@EMCCathletics) November 19, 2017 ...More >>
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