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Jackson police capture man in missing teen case, victim missing

Posted 6:54 AM 9/2/2014 by Hunter Robinson

JACKSON, MS - Jackson police have captured a man wanted in the possible abduction of a 17-year-old girl. Jackson Police Department spokeswoman Colendula Green says officers captured 19-year-old Dewayne Thomas about 5:45 p.m. Sunday. She said charges would be filed, but she didn't (More)

Yesterday

Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

Posted 5:49 AM 9/1/2014 by Phillip Elliott

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Lawmakers are warning that the United States and Western Europe are likely to be future targets of Islamic State militants. They say President Barack Obama needs to take action. Without offering specifics on threats or suggestions on how to confront (More)

8/29/2014

More Ebola cases in past week than any other

Posted 6:07 AM 8/29/2014 by Hunter Robinson

DAKAR, Senegal - The World Health Organization says the past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak began, more evidence that the crisis is worsening. In an update Friday, the U.N. health agency said more than 500 cases were recorded over the past week (More)

8/28/2014

Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member

Posted 6:52 AM 8/28/2014 by Margery A. Beck

OMAHA, NE - When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation. Within minutes, one crew member was dying from a bullet shot by (More)

8/27/2014

High school student dies after attack at school

Posted 7:21 AM 8/27/2014 by Hunter Robinson

ALEXANDRIA - A student at Natchitoches Central High School has died after he was beaten during a fight.

The victim was identified as 18-year-old Johnquaries Smith.

Smith was attacked in what police are calling a random act of violence. He was air lifted to the hospital following the (More)

8/26/2014

Psychiatrist sentenced in Medicare fraud case

Psychiatrist sentenced in Medicare fraud case

Posted 6:03 AM 8/26/2014 by Hunter Robinson

BATON ROUGE - Federal authorities say a Louisiana psychiatrist has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for his role in a Medicare fraud scheme. The Justice Department says Dr. Zahid Imran was sentenced Monday for his role in the $258 million scheme. The department says (More)

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