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The Shelby County Reporter
The Trading Boutique opening in Helena July 29idea. We didn’t want it to be a thrift store, we wanted it to be more boutique
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 31 minutes ago
idea. We didn’t want it to be a thrift store, we wanted it to be more boutique style.” The store will be located at 4290 Shelby County 52, Suite D and the store is currently accepting clothing items and accessories in preparation for the grand... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Indictments: Man broke into vehicles, shot at victimshe broke into nearly a dozen vehicles in Alabaster and fired a handgun at a vic
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 hours ago
he broke into nearly a dozen vehicles in Alabaster and fired a handgun at a victim in April 2016. During its June term, a Shelby County grand jury returned a 24-count indictment against Osbaldo Cruz, who lists an address on Morning Mist Trail in... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
AT&T increases Internet access in rural Shelby County– AT&T and local officials announced that AT&T Fixed Wireless Internet is now a
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 hours ago
– AT&T and local officials announced that AT&T Fixed Wireless Internet is now available to underserved households in rural Shelby County at a ribbon cutting ceremony at the AT&T tower off Alabama 145 on Thursday, July 20. “In today’s world,... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Indictments: Man broke into vehicles, shot at victimshe broke into nearly a dozen vehicles in Alabaster and fired a handgun at a vic
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 2 hours ago
he broke into nearly a dozen vehicles in Alabaster and fired a handgun at a victim in April 2016. During its June term, a Shelby County grand jury returned a 24-count indictment against Osbaldo Cruz, who lists an address on Morning Mist Trail in... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Legionnaires disease sickens 9 at Graceland hotelElvis Presley’s Memphis home, is the source of a Legionnaires disease outbreak,
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 hours ago
Elvis Presley’s Memphis home, is the source of a Legionnaires disease outbreak, according to a statement Wednesday from the Shelby County Health Department. There have been nine confirmed cases of the illness. Legionnaires disease is a severe form... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
9 Legionnaires' disease cases now connected to Graceland hotelSHELBY COUNTY - Health officials say the number of people diagnosed with Legion
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 3 hours ago
SHELBY COUNTY - Health officials say the number of people diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease in an outbreak at the hotel at Graceland has risen to nine. The Shelby County Health Department said in late June that four people contracted the illness... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Legionnaires disease sickens 9 at Graceland hotelElvis Presley’s Memphis home, is the source of a Legionnaires disease outbreak,
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 hours ago
Elvis Presley’s Memphis home, is the source of a Legionnaires disease outbreak, according to a statement Wednesday from the Shelby County Health Department. There have been nine confirmed cases of the illness. Legionnaires disease is a severe form... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Attorneys seek to bar death penalty for Demarcus Means13, to prevent the imposition of the death penalty if he is convicted. Attorne
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 6 hours ago
13, to prevent the imposition of the death penalty if he is convicted. Attorneys Victor Revill and James Ransom asked the Shelby County Circuit Court to prohibit the state from sentencing 21-year-old Demarcus Lamar Means to death. Revill and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
9 Legionnaires' disease cases connected to Graceland hotelthe number of people diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease in an outbreak at the
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 hours ago
the number of people diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease in an outbreak at the hotel at Graceland has risen to nine. The Shelby County Health Department said in late June that four people contracted the illness after staying at The Guest House at... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
'Gray Death' places Mid-South law enforcement on high alertA new drug, which is being called too dangerous to touch, has Shelby County dep
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 22 hours ago
A new drug, which is being called too dangerous to touch, has Shelby County deputies on high alert. The Gray Death cocktail is a lethal combination of drugs. Bob Jones with Recovery Challenge, a drug treatment facility in Germantown, said he has... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Shelby County Sheriff's deputy choked his wife on 4 separate occasionsA Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested in the wake of a Texa
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
A Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested in the wake of a Texas Ranger’s investigation into allegations that the man choked his wife on four separate occasions during “fits of anger.” Peter John Davis, 36, of Center, was arrested... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Helena Waffle House to open in September, hiring all positionsin Helena in the coming months. The location of the new Waffle House restauran
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
in Helena in the coming months. The location of the new Waffle House restaurant has broke ground and will be located on Shelby County 261 behind Avadian Credit Union near Shelby County 52 in Helena. Headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, Waffle... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Shelby County couple accused of locking up son put his life in danger with neglecta child. Their bail amounts were set at $200,000 each for the injury to a child
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
a child. Their bail amounts were set at $200,000 each for the injury to a child charge. The couple was transferred back to Shelby County on June 12. According to the arrest affidavits for the child endangerment charges, the couple “intentionally,... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Shelby County Sheriff's deputy choked his wife on 4 separate occasionsA Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested in the wake of a Texa
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
A Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested in the wake of a Texas Ranger’s investigation into allegations that the man choked his wife on four separate occasions during “fits of anger.” Peter John Davis, 36, of Center, was arrested... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
North Shelby man faces theft, drug chargesCOLUMBIANA – A 25-year-old resident of North Shelby County was arrested July 18
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
COLUMBIANA – A 25-year-old resident of North Shelby County was arrested July 18 on theft and drug charges. Justin Stevon Wilder, who lists an address off Heatherbrooke Road in Birmingham, was charged with felony theft of property first degree, theft... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
GSCCC ‘State of the Schools’ luncheon set for July 26By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer PELHAM–Summer is slowly coming to a close and
Alabaster Reporter / Posted yesterday
By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer PELHAM–Summer is slowly coming to a close and the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce July community luncheon will focus on an update on the schools throughout Shelby County. The community luncheon will be held... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
BlackWatch Sports holding Braveheart ChallengeBy MICHAEL BROOKS Special to the Reporter NORTH SHELBY – BlackWatch Sports Pe
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
By MICHAEL BROOKS Special to the Reporter NORTH SHELBY – BlackWatch Sports Performance in off U.S. 280 in Shelby County will sponsor the city’s first Braveheart Challenge obstacle course event on Oct. 28. According to assistant fitness director... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Attempted murder case headed to grand juryof Hoover, has been charged with attempted murder and two counts of reckless en
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
of Hoover, has been charged with attempted murder and two counts of reckless endangerment. He has been held at the Shelby County Jail on bonds totaling $52,000 since his arrest on May 10. At Waldheim’s preliminary hearing on June 8 with... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
GSCCC ‘State of the Schools’ luncheon set for July 26By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer PELHAM–Summer is slowly coming to a close and
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer PELHAM–Summer is slowly coming to a close and the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce July community luncheon will focus on an update on the schools throughout Shelby County. The community luncheon will be held... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Subway robbery suspect pleads not guiltySymone Dent, who lists an address on Meadow Circle in Maylene, entered the plea
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
Symone Dent, who lists an address on Meadow Circle in Maylene, entered the pleas in late June, according to Shelby County Circuit Court records. She is now set to appear in court on Oct. 2 at 8:30 a.m. for a preliminary hearing in... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Subway robbery suspect pleads not guiltySymone Dent, who lists an address on Meadow Circle in Maylene, entered the plea
Alabaster Reporter / Posted yesterday
Symone Dent, who lists an address on Meadow Circle in Maylene, entered the pleas in late June, according to Shelby County Circuit Court records. She is now set to appear in court on Oct. 2 at 8:30 a.m. for a preliminary hearing in... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Shelby County Sheriff's deputy choked his wife on 4 separate occasionsA Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested in the wake of a Texa
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
A Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested in the wake of a Texas Ranger’s investigation into allegations that the man choked his wife on four separate occasions during “fits of anger.” Peter John Davis, 36, of Center, was arrested... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Affidavit: Shelby County Sheriff's deputy choked his wife on 4 separate occasionsA Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested in the wake of a Texa
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
A Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested in the wake of a Texas Ranger’s investigation into allegations that the man choked his wife on four separate occasions during “fits of anger.” Peter John Davis, 36, of Center, was arrested... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Pelham police makes arrest in construction site theftwho lists an address on Alpine Village in Hoover, is charged with third-degree
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
who lists an address on Alpine Village in Hoover, is charged with third-degree theft of property and was being held in the Shelby County Jail on $5,000 bond as of Wednesday, July 19. According to police reports, Gutierrez-Zavala allegedly... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Shelby County Sheriff's deputy choked his wife on 4 separate occasionsA Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested in the wake of a Texa
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
A Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested in the wake of a Texas Ranger’s investigation into allegations that the man choked his wife on four separate occasions during “fits of anger.” Peter John Davis, 36, of Center, was arrested... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Three convicted in meth shipping conspiracyThree individuals are now awaiting sentencing after being convicted for their r
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
Three individuals are now awaiting sentencing after being convicted for their roles in a drug conspiracy. According to the Shelby County District Attorney’s office, Montez Mullins, Jason White and Kristina Cole planned to ship methamphetamine... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Kentucky & Basketball: Legendary sportswriter explains the love affairand holding the state championship trophy with my finger up in the air: ‘We’re
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
and holding the state championship trophy with my finger up in the air: ‘We’re number one!’” -- Arnold Thurman, 1966 Shelby County state champs ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) - If basketball has more to do with dreams than any other sport, and a... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Macy’s school campaign raises eyebrows as well as fundsto educational initiatives through donorschoose.org. Although it says Memphis
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
to educational initiatives through donorschoose.org. Although it says Memphis Public Schools, the money is benefiting the Shelby County School District at the Macy’s in Oak Court Mall, and Collierville Public Schools at Macy’s Carriage... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Trial date set for Helena murder suspectGene Ward Jr. is set to stand trial on the capital murder and robbery charges i
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
Gene Ward Jr. is set to stand trial on the capital murder and robbery charges in September, according to records filed in Shelby County Circuit Court. On July 10, Circuit Court Judge William Bostick set the trial for Helena resident Justin Taylor... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Land transactions for the week of July 19, 2017The following deeds were transferred in Shelby County from July 5-7: -Paul Aff
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
The following deeds were transferred in Shelby County from July 5-7: -Paul Affuant to Maxwell Dawson for $136,000 for lot E of riverwood -B Roberts to Billy Pierce for $400,000 for lot 324 of brook highland -Christopher Grantham to Keaton Niles... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Sheriff’s reports from the week of July 19, 2017The following incidents were reported by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office fro
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
The following incidents were reported by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office from June 22 to June 30. June 22 -Community notification violation from 1400 block lake heather reserve (residence/home) -Theft of property from 100 block hwy 253... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Motorcycle club raises money, donates profits to leg amputeeneed. Brother’s 6 hosted the My Brother’s Keeper Benefit Ride and Gun Raffle o
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
need. Brother’s 6 hosted the My Brother’s Keeper Benefit Ride and Gun Raffle on July 1 with the goal of raising money for Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Matt Smith and his family. Smith had to have his left leg amputated below the knee... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Man sentenced to life for rape seeks new trialfor Matthew Zachary Spain filed a request for a new trial and a request to redu
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
for Matthew Zachary Spain filed a request for a new trial and a request to reduce or vacate Spain’s life prison sentence. Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Bill Bostick sentenced Spain to life in prison on June 21, a few weeks after Spain was... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Man sentenced to life for rape seeks new trialfor Matthew Zachary Spain filed a request for a new trial and a request to redu
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
for Matthew Zachary Spain filed a request for a new trial and a request to reduce or vacate Spain’s life prison sentence. Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Bill Bostick sentenced Spain to life in prison on June 21, a few weeks after Spain was... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Mayor Luttrell discusses tax break, pay raise for employeesMEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County taxpayers will soon see their property taxes go
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County taxpayers will soon see their property taxes go down thanks to a compromise by county commissioners. Commissioners voted Monday to lower the tax rate to $4.11 from $4.13. They also approved a three percent raise for... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Alabaster Taziki’s celebrates grand openingceremony on the morning of Tuesday, July 18. According to owner Keith Richards
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
ceremony on the morning of Tuesday, July 18. According to owner Keith Richards, the location in Alabaster is its second Shelby County location and the 77th Taziki’s franchise to open in the United States. “77 is great, but it’s what happens... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Alabaster Taziki’s celebrates grand openingceremony on the morning of Tuesday, July 18. According to owner Keith Richards
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
ceremony on the morning of Tuesday, July 18. According to owner Keith Richards, the location in Alabaster is its second Shelby County location and the 77th Taziki’s franchise to open in the United States. “77 is great, but it’s what happens... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Players, sponsors sought for Chambers’ golf tournamentBy GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer CALERA–The Greater Shelby County Chamber of Co
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer CALERA–The Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, along with the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce, are in search of sponsors and players to participate in the 28th annual “Tee it Up Fore Education” golf... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Players, sponsors sought for Chambers’ golf tournamentBy GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer CALERA–The Greater Shelby County Chamber of Co
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer CALERA–The Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, along with the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce, are in search of sponsors and players to participate in the 28th annual “Tee it Up Fore Education” golf... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Study: Shelby County has longest life expectancy in stateBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor Shelby County residents have the highest life
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor Shelby County residents have the highest life expectancy and the greatest access to health care in the state, according to a study recently compiled by a national website. The Smartasset.com website recently... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Study: Shelby County has longest life expectancy in stateBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor Shelby County residents have the highest life
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor Shelby County residents have the highest life expectancy and the greatest access to health care in the state, according to a study recently compiled by a national website. The Smartasset.com website recently... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Code Orange issued for parts of the Mid-SouthMEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County Health Department issued a Code Orange for S
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County Health Department issued a Code Orange for Shelby, Crittenden and Desoto counties for Tuesday. A Code Orange means ozone values will be unhealthy for sensitive groups such as active children and adults, and people... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Brentwood Goes "Signal" And We Get Topped By Williamson County Sports VisionariesWhat is odd is that Brentwood has little in common with Memphis, where six "dis
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
What is odd is that Brentwood has little in common with Memphis, where six "districts" were started in 2014 when the Shelby County city and county schools merged, or with Signal Mountain’s current study of bolting from the Hamilton County... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Shelby County property tax rate decrease passesSHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — Your property taxes are going down by three cents. Shel
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — Your property taxes are going down by three cents. Shelby County commissioners passed the measure Monday. The rate will drop from $4.13 to $4.10. Commissioners who wanted it lowered say homeowners should pay less. Opponents... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Heavier sentence pushed for HMS bookkeeper charged with embezzlementCOLUMBIANA – The Shelby County District Attorney is seeking an higher than norm
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
COLUMBIANA – The Shelby County District Attorney is seeking an higher than normal prison sentence for a Helena Middle School bookkeeper and Alabaster resident who was arrested and charged with theft of property in the first degree in June. The... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Heavier sentence pushed for HMS bookkeeper charged with embezzlementCOLUMBIANA – The Shelby County District Attorney is seeking an higher than norm
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
COLUMBIANA – The Shelby County District Attorney is seeking an higher than normal prison sentence for a Helena Middle School bookkeeper and Alabaster resident who was arrested and charged with theft of property in the first degree in June. The... Read more
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KXXV Waco
1 of 3 people who beat, stripped, robbed Shelby County man accepts 20-year prison sentenceOne of three suspects in a Shelby County aggravated robbery in which three peop
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
One of three suspects in a Shelby County aggravated robbery in which three people allegedly beat a man with a baseball bat and their fists, threatened him with a knife, stripped him naked, tied him with electrical cord, and stole property from him... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
1 of 3 people who beat, stripped, robbed Shelby County man accepts 20-year prison sentenceOne of three suspects in a Shelby County aggravated robbery in which three peop
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
One of three suspects in a Shelby County aggravated robbery in which three people allegedly beat a man with a baseball bat and their fists, threatened him with a knife, stripped him naked, tied him with electrical cord, and stole property from him... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
1 of 3 people who beat, stripped, robbed Shelby County man accepts 20-year prison sentenceOne of three suspects in a Shelby County aggravated robbery in which three peop
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 3 days ago
One of three suspects in a Shelby County aggravated robbery in which three people allegedly beat a man with a baseball bat and their fists, threatened him with a knife, stripped him naked, tied him with electrical cord, and stole property from him... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
1 of 3 people who beat, stripped, robbed Shelby County man accepts 20-year prison sentenceOne of three suspects in a Shelby County aggravated robbery in which three peop
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
One of three suspects in a Shelby County aggravated robbery in which three people allegedly beat a man with a baseball bat and their fists, threatened him with a knife, stripped him naked, tied him with electrical cord, and stole property from him... Read more
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