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Attorneys ask for psych evaluation for Ole Miss murder suspect Brandon Theesfeld as Ally Kostial’s friends and family fill the courtroom
Ole Miss student Brandon Theesfeld appeared in court for the first time Thursday in connection with the murder of fellow student Ally Kostial.
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Published August 22, 2019 at 3:52 PM
Justin Timberlake gives impromptu performance on Beale Street
Timberlake showed up at B.B. King's Blues Club for a night on the town, and ended up on stage!
Published August 22, 2019 at 11:30 AM
Missing Tenn. 11-month-old found
A missing 11-month-old has been found.
Published August 15, 2019 at 12:29 PM
Attorney hopes for ‘reasonable bond’ for accused killer of Ole Miss student
The attorney for Brandon Theesfeld is hoping for a “reasonable bond.”
Published August 15, 2019 at 12:08 PM
Dangerous escaped Tenn. inmate Curtis Watson in custody, state DOC tweets
Pictures out of Henning in west Tennessee show Watson in what appears to be in camp overalls and a hat and carrying a camp backpack.
Published August 11, 2019 at 2:27 PM
Escaped inmate was serving 15-year sentence for brutal crime against wife
Watson was serving a 15-year sentence for aggravated kidnapping in Henry County, about two hours northeast of Lauderdale County, where he escaped West Tennessee State Penitentiary on Wednesday.
Published August 9, 2019 at 5:19 AM
Cyntoia Brown released after 15 years in prison
A Tennessee woman convicted of murder at just 16 years old was released from prison early Wednesday morning.
Published August 7, 2019 at 4:21 AM
GOP race for Mississippi governor a close call on election day
Tuesday is Election Day in Mississippi. It’s the state’s primary election, and the most-watched race is the Republican primary for governor.
Published August 6, 2019 at 7:55 AM
2 employees killed, officer wounded in shooting at Southaven, Mississippi Walmart; suspect shot, in custody
Police cars are surrounding Walmart on Goodman Road in Southaven.
Published July 30, 2019 at 4:39 PM
Coroner identifies victims in Southaven Walmart shooting
The family of Brandon Gales say he was one of two people shot and killed while at work at Walmart in Southaven Tuesday.
Published July 30, 2019 at 4:10 PM
Old photos emerge of Ally Kostial and murder suspect Brandon Theesfeld
Images of Ally Kostial and 22-year-old Brandon Theesfeld remain on her profile on the image-sharing site VSCO. The photos were uploaded in December 2016.
Published July 24, 2019 at 4:33 PM
Man from viral ‘Back up Terry’ video gifted with new wheelchair
Remember the “Back up Terry” video that went viral a few years ago? Terry is from Memphis and he's the recipient of a brand new wheelchair!
Published July 24, 2019 at 8:27 AM
Foul play suspected in death of Ole Miss student
Lafayette County sheriff’s deputies found a woman dead Saturday morning near Sardis Lake.
Published July 22, 2019 at 5:54 AM
Pilot dies after crash-landing onto Ole Miss golf course, sources say
A young woman has died after crashing a plane onto the Ole Miss golf course near the Oxford University airport.
Published July 6, 2019 at 10:46 PM
Ole Miss police dispatcher charged with sexual battery of a minor
Lafayette County deputies arrested 37-year-old Nikki Thweatt earlier this week. She's charged with two counts of sexual battery of a minor.
Published June 28, 2019 at 5:56 PM
Dozens of officers injured in protests after U.S. marshals shoot, kill man in Memphis
United States Marshals shot and killed a man in Memphis on Wednesday night, sparking a major protest.
Published June 13, 2019 at 8:24 AM
Mississippi restaurant employee fired over racist receipt name
A restaurant employee in Oxford was fired after a picture of a racist receipt from a drive-thru surfaced on Twitter.
Published June 12, 2019 at 6:14 AM
Oxford aldermen approve officers’ resignations
The Oxford Board of Alderman will decide on the resignation of two Oxford officers.
Published June 4, 2019 at 7:42 PM
Oxford mayor releases statement after officer allegedly kills woman
Oxford mayor Robyn Tannehill has released a statement on the death of Dominique Clayton.
Published May 28, 2019 at 4:45 PM
10-year-old accidentally shot, killed by younger brother
Memphis Police are investigating a deadly shooting that involved two children.
Published May 27, 2019 at 5:10 PM
Judge recuses himself from ex-Mississippi officer’s murder trial after demands from victim’s family
Judge Andrew Howorth came under fire Wednesday after the initial hearing for now-former Oxford Police Officer Matthew Kinne.
Published May 23, 2019 at 4:16 PM
Fred’s closing 104 additional stores across U.S.
The Memphis-based chain announced it will close more stores, a month after they announced 159 stores closing across the U.S.
Published May 16, 2019 at 2:20 PM
3 Bulldogs taken in first round of NFL Draft
The 2019 NFL Draft is packed with Mid-South college stars looking to make their living in The Shield, but, how many, if any, will get the call on the first night in the first round?
Published April 26, 2019 at 4:41 AM
Florida woman, 65, fends off half-naked burglar with baseball bat
A man is in jail with a gash in his head after police said he tried to burglarize a 65-year-old Florida woman's car.
Published April 17, 2019 at 7:21 AM
Bump stocks will become illegal to own starting Tuesday
A national ban on bump stocks – attachments that essentially allow shooters to fire semi-automatic rifles continuously with one pull of the trigger – goes into effect at midnight.
Published March 25, 2019 at 6:08 PM
Memphis man says he was brutally beaten by security guard in case of mistaken identity
A Memphis man says it was a case of mistaken identity that led to him being brutally beaten and struck in the head with a gun by a security guard.
Published March 17, 2019 at 9:42 PM
Former boyfriend of Jessica Chambers shot, killed
The former boyfriend of Jessica Chambers was shot and killed.
Published March 15, 2019 at 11:05 PM
Family of woman killed in crash with MS police officer demands answers
The family of the Mid-South woman killed in a crash with a Sardis police officer is demanding answers.
Published March 12, 2019 at 4:25 PM
Best Buy donates $20.8M to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Best Buy presented a $20 million check to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Wednesday.
Published March 6, 2019 at 8:15 PM
Ole Miss Student Senate votes unanimously on resolution to remove Confederate statue
The Ole Miss Student Senate unanimously voted yes on a resolution to remove a Confederate statue from the Ole Miss campus at a meeting Tuesday night.
Published March 5, 2019 at 10:27 PM
Mississippi State hit with NCAA sanctions, probation, vacated wins for academic misconduct
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Bay Springs shuts out Stringer in season opener
Carey men’s soccer smokes Texas Wesleyan, 7-1