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Two killed in “wrong way” two-car collision on I-22

August 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

A two-car collision near Myrtle on Interstate 22 killed the drivers of both vehicles late Friday morning, August 31. Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said one vehicle was traveling east (toward Tupelo) in the west-bound lanes of I-22 when it collided with another car, correctly going west in the west-bound lanes. [Continue Reading]

Rookers and mom in Memphis hospital after arrests

August 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Two brothers, who were involved in a shoot-out yesterday with a Union County deputy sheriff, have been captured and are being treated for gunshot wounds in Memphis. Timothy and Jeremy Rooker were captured this morning by officers of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department. They were attempting to buy bandages and [Continue Reading]

Rooker brothers believed captured in Memphis

August 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Reports from Memphis say brothers Jeremy and Timothy Rooker have been taken into custody. The Rooker brothers are believed to have been involved in a shooting incident yesterday near Ingomar, in Union County. Shelby County, Tenn., law officers say the pair was captured at a Dollar General store. Their mother is said [Continue Reading]

ICE arrests several illegal aliens in Union County

June 16, 2018 // 2 Comments

Federal immigration law enforcement officers arrested about a dozen illegal aliens, including some believed to be convicted felons, in Union County Saturday, June 16th. Brian Cox, an information officer with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) in New Orleans, confirmed the arrests. [Continue Reading]

Two arrested in connection with recently seized tractors

March 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Two more arrests of Union County men have been made in the continuing investigation of stolen farm equipment. Michael Young, age 34, was booked Wednesday evening, March 28, at the Union County jail on charges of receiving stolen property and “mutilation of VIN numbers” (Vehicle Identification Numbers). Lee [Continue Reading]

Child saw his own father shot multiple times in Ingomar murder

March 18, 2018 // 2 Comments

The man shot multiple times in the Ingomar community Saturday evening, March 17, has died in a Memphis hospital. Murder charges will be filed against the alleged shooter. Leon Lewis, age 53, died last night at The MED in Memphis, after having been shot seven times at close range with a 9 mm pistol at a residence on [Continue Reading]

Bobby Cobb arraigned, bond set in Poolville murder case

February 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Bobby Joe Cobb, accused in the shooting death Saturday of Jeffrey Whitten, was arraigned Monday in Union County.. Bobby Cobb, age 28, being held in Poolville murder. Cobb, age 28, is charged with first degree murder. Justice Court. Justice Court Judge Davis Garrison set Cobb’s bond at $1-million. The case will [Continue Reading]
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