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1 hr ago | via WLOX-TV Biloxi
An ex-con accused of fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal turned himself in Monday, ending an intensive two-day manhunt, authorities said. Tremaine Wilbourn, 29, is accused of killing officer Sean Bolton on Saturday night, after the officer approached a car along a street that had been known for years as a quiet oasis amid a troubled neighborhood. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Memphis Flyer
Tremaine Wilbourn, the man accused of shooting Memphis Police officer Sean Bolton on Saturday night, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday afternoon. Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong was contacted at 4:53 p.m. and advised that Wilbourn had turned himself in to the U.S. Marshalls Office. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via WOODTV.com
It has been in the works for almost two years now, but 24 Hour News 8 confirmed Metro Health is not merging with a for-profit hospital. MEMPHIS, Tenn. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via WTNH
Residents along a street where a police officer was gunned down said their block has been for years a quiet oasis amid the troubled neighborhood around them, where gunshots cut through the night and people are afraid to go outside after dark. Now, as an intensive manhunt rages through their city, those on idyllic Summerlane Avenue worry that crime and chaos is starting to spill over onto their mostly well-manicured lawns. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via Hawk Eye
The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Memphis, Tennessee : 5:30 p.m. 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook. 2. Comments containing words in Facebook's blacklist will be held for moderation. Comment?
23 hrs ago | via The Daily News
Memphis Police officer Sean Bolton apparently saw a car parked illegally Saturday night near S. Perkins and Cottonwood Roads and interrupted a minor drug deal in the car, leading to a fight with a passenger in the car who shot Bolton to death. Memphis Police have a first degree murder warrant out for 29-year-old Tremaine Wilbourn whom Armstrong identified as the passenger in the car who shot Bolton. Comment?
Sunday | via ABC News
Memphis police officers and investigators recover a hand gun from a field on the 4600 block of Cottonwood near the scene where officer Sean Bolton was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Parkway Village, Memphis, Tenn., Aug. 2, 2015. Police in Tennessee tonight identified the suspect they are seeking in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer during a traffic stop, and they announced a $10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. Comment?
Sunday | via NBC12
WMC Action News 5 reports the suspect was located at an apartment complex near Mt. Moriah Road and Hickory Hill Extended. Comment?
Sunday | via Scared Monkeys
As I have always said, for the police, there is no such thing as a routine traffic stop. 33 year old Sean Bolton, who had been with the force since October 2010, was shot and killed Saturday night during a traffic stop . Comment?
Monday Jul 27 | via Newms360.com
Police responded July 23 to the Hilda Street area for a shooting. The shots missed the intended victim but did strike an occupied dwelling. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 15 | via The Daily News
According to documents filed July 10, IKEA Property Inc . purchased about 41 acres of land from Music City Investments LLC for $5.7 million. Comment?
Monday Jul 13 | via The Jackson Sun
Also inside - Man accused of assault with ice pick, Man charged after assault, car chase, Humboldt shooting injures 19-year-old, Man charged with cocaine possession, Sheriff's Office warns of new scam, and more Briefs: Man charged with human trafficking Also inside - Man accused of assault with ice pick, Man charged after assault, car chase, Humboldt shooting injures 19-year-old, Man charged with cocaine possession, Sheriff's Office warns of new scam, and more Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: A man who arranged to have two women come to Memphis to work as prostitutes was arrested over the weekend in Jackson and charged with human trafficking, according to court documents. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 8 | via Covington Leader
Over the July 4th weekend, the Tipton County Sheriff's Office conducted several traffic enforcement operations throughout the county. Operations were held from Friday afternoon through Sunday evening during peak travel times. Comment?
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