The News

Linsey Davenport

Racial tensions continue to stir in the city of Jasper after two white Jasper Police Department officers were fired Monday, June 3, after using excessive force against Keyarika “Shea”

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Firefighters and families from all across the nation amassed at Reliant Stadium June 5 to pay their respects and mourn the deaths of four Houston firefighters killed in a massive motel fire. Three of the firefighters were killed when the roof at Southwest Inn on U.S. Highway 59 collapsed, and a fourth died after being rushed to the hospital.

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Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting in Fannett that left one man dead.

According to a news release from JCSO, the office received a call at approximately 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, regarding a shooting in the 15000 block of Boondocks Rd. The caller told police a pedestrian flagged him down and told the caller he had been involved in a shooting. The actor remained with the caller until deputies arrived.

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