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The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-oldMore >>
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Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-05-23 03:15:57 GMT
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night. Several WLOX viewers called our newsroom to tell us about it. One person called whileMore >>
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:25 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:25:10 GMT
The search is on in north Picayune for two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee. Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were last seen leaving a mobile home on Pea Ridge Road in Picayune.More >>
Two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee were captured around 6:30 Thursday morning according to Pearl River Sheriff's Department. According to Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison, Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were caught at the corner of Ozona Richardson Road and Richardson Road just after sunrise. That's the same general area authorities had searched Wednesday and early Thursday morning.More >>
An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday - she lost.More >>
An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday, she lost.More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5/AP) -
A Chandler man has been found guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of his girlfriend.
A jury found 20-year-old Eric Coulter guilty Monday after less than three days of deliberations.
Prosecutors said Coulter faces a possible prison term ranging between 7 and 21 years when he is sentenced on April 26.
Coulter was arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting 18-year-old Monique Cota in his bedroom on Oct. 15, 2011.
Coulter claimed the shooting was an accident that occurred as he was inspecting an AR-15 rifle. He claimed to have pulled the charging handle and bolt back several times and showed Cota the rifle was empty, but the rifle discharged, striking the victim in the head, prosecutors said.
Police said Coulter's sister then hid guns that were in the house and drove him to the motel room in Mesa.
Coulter was later arrested at the hotel.
Investigators say Coulter had assaulted Cota in an earlier incident. Family members said Cota had planned to end their relationship. Several days before she was killed, she told her sister that she had become engaged to a childhood friend who lived in California and that she was planning to relocate there and live with him, police said.
Coulter's trial began with jury selection on Feb. 21 and lasted 10 days.
Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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