Authorities say a police officer who confronted an active shooter at a northern Mississippi Walmart store and suffered minor injuries after he was struck in his bulletproof vest has been released from a hospital.
Anthony Brown’s baseball coaches all agreed: You didn’t want to be at the plate when Brown was pitching.
“He was a ace of a pitcher in baseball,” said Bubba Woods, who coached Brown in youth league ball. “He was a good athlete, and a good boy. I looked at him as a son back then.”
Officials say two people are dead and a police officer and a suspect were shot at a Walmart in the northern Mississippi city of Southaven, a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee.
The Walmart Supercenter in west Starkville is clear and open again after a bomb threat closed it for more than three hours Tuesday evening.
As Walmart moves to phase out its familiar blue-vested “greeters” at some 1,000 stores nationwide, disabled workers who fill many of those jobs say they’re being ill-treated by a chain that styles itself as community-minded and inclusive.
A Columbus man is behind bars for allegedly arguing with a Walmart cashier and striking a fellow customer over the weekend.
The suspect in a fatal January shooting at the Walmart in west Starkville has been indicted for capital murder and aggravated assault.
Several years ago, barber John Campbell was sitting on his sofa in Starkville in the wee hours. If the sun had been up, one might have said he was daydreaming. He’s done a lot of that since he was 4 years old, he says, pointing toward the framed patents that hang on his wall today.
Starkville Fire Department is investigating a Saturday afternoon fire behind the Walmart in west Starkville as a possible arson.
The rift between corporate America and the gun lobby is growing.