Crime

Car shooting suspect becomes victim in separate shooting incident

Truck carrying $10 million worth of liquid meth seized by investigators in Georgia

Former Webster Co. chief investigator, jailer arrested

Mayor Lumumba working to bring real-time crime center to city of Jackson

Four wanted for shoplifting from Pearl business

Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper charged, has bail set at $5 million

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City of Jackson officials address crime after deadly weekend

Three arrested, charged with murder after 19-year-old shot to death in Walmart parking lot

Convicted child killer murdered by cellmate in OK prison, officials say

Armed robbers target Jackson Citgo gas station

22-year-old arrested, charged after pastor gunned down Sunday morning

Man accused of beating girlfriend’s daughter to death for spilling juice on Xbox

  Man who left 2 pounds of marijuana in Uber arrested by undercover officer while trying to retrieve it

Police say the 21-year-old was arrested after he acknowledged the drugs were his in a meeting with an undercover trooper at McDonald's.

WANTED: Kosciusko investigators searching for 2 suspects in armed robbery

The two demanded money from the clerk. There was also a customer inside the store who was robbed.

  Human Trafficking Awareness Month: Tips to help put an end to modern day slavery

In 2016, the global slavery index estimated over 57,700 people are victims of trafficking

Vicksburg police make arrests in Christmas Eve shooting; third suspect remains at large

Vicksburg police responded to the 1300 block of Washington Street in reference to shots fired around 1:37 a.m. on December 24, 2018.

Son in custody after assaulting mother with knife

SURVEILLANCE VIDEO: Jackson police searching for men in Waffle House armed robbery

Pharmacist arrested for selling prescription drugs out of flower shop

Forest man charged in wreck that killed grandmother, granddaughter

Two former Moss Point employees arrested for embezzlement

Hazlehurst man driven to police station after being shot

Girlfriend facing murder charges after man dies from what was said to be self-inflicted gunshot wound

Jackson police are investigating the death of man that resulted from a December 2018 shooting incident in the 100 block of Rosslyn Avenue.

Dashcam video captures teen aiming BB gun at Ridgeland police officer

Teen points BB gun at Ridgeland police officer.

18-year-old released from hospital; charged in officer-involved shooting in Jackson

18-year-old Perez Lamon Porter is the second person arrested in connection with multiple crimes in the Capital City this past weekend.

Three arrested in Marion County drug bust

During the search, investigators found nearly an ounce and a half of methamphetamine packaged for distribution. They also found over three ounces of marijuana and several firearms.

Victim, suspect identified in deadly shooting at apartment complex near Edwards

According to the Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason, the shooting happened at Brandon Arms Apartments.

Missing boy, 6, found alive in crawl space of Missouri attic; mother, boyfriend arrested

The boy’s father went to pick him up from his mother’s house in August, but the two and her boyfriend were nowhere to be found.

  Mother charged with abuse after putting baby inside freezer, deputies say

A baby is reported to be safe after his mother allegedly placed him inside a stranger’s unused freezer then hid in a crawl space.

Former Madison County businessman serving time in federal prison

58 year old Arthur Lamar Adams will serve an almost 20 year prison sentence at a federal facility in Arkansas. The former Madison County businessman is now listed as an inmate with the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Warren Co. family searches for answers 6 years after loved one mysterious death

A Warren County family is still looking for answers six years after the death of their loved one.

23-yr-old man shot to death while standing outside in west Jackson

Jackson police are investigating a deadly shooting in the 1600 of First Avenue.

JPD identifies victim with possible ties to serial killer

Jackson police now believe that a cold case from more than thirty years ago may be connected to a serial killer whose victims stretch across more than a dozen states.

MBI takes over investigation into hit-and-run of pedestrian killed on Hwy 27

On November 2, 2018 a pedestrian was killed on Hwy 27 in Walthall County, near Salem. The vehicle involved in the deadly incident fled the scene and has still not been located.

SHERIFF: Daughters tried to run over their mother with vehicle days before murder

Deputies respond to home of Pike county mother reportedly killed by her kids

Man arrested after allegedly stealing $10 million winning lottery ticket from roommate

The lottery winner shared his good news with his two roommates, but when he couldn’t collect, he suspected one of them had stolen the ticket and reported it to police.

Mother charged after son’s body found encased in concrete in Denver storage unit

The boy's mother was charged with abuse of a corpse in what sources say was an attempt to hide evidence.

Jackson’s 2018 homicide rate ranks highest in city’s history, per FBI data

The city of Jackson closed out 2018 with the highest homicide rate per capita in the city’s history, according to data from the FBI, Murder Accountability Project and U.S. Census Bureau.

Cashier’s arm broken by shoplifter during convenience store robbery

Store worker's arm broken by man who robbed store.

Juvenile daughters charged with fatally stabbing, shooting mother at Mississippi home

A 32-year-old Pike County woman was found unresponsive in the front yard of her home around 11:42 p.m. Friday.

Bond denied for man accused of killing two Brookhaven police officers

An investigator says body camera footage shows a Mississippi man shooting two small-town Mississippi police officers at close range.

5 arrested after missing siblings found dead in Effingham County, GA

The sheriff's office is working to figure out if anyone else knew about - or covered up - the deaths of two teenagers.

VIDEO: Escaped inmate leads agencies on wild high-speed chase

According to WTOK, 29-year-old Terry Pierce Jr. escaped police custody at the Noxubee County Community Work Center in Macon leaving a trail of destruction in his wake.

MOST WANTED: JPD searching for man wanted for multiple felonies

34-year-old Anthony Powell is wanted for felony possession of stolen property and felony false pretense, related to the theft and sale of a vehicle.

  Man accused of bringing date to condo with woman he allegedly killed in basement

The suspect faces various charges, including first-degree intentional homicide, hiding a corpse and identity theft.

Man caught on camera licking doorbell, prowling outside CA home for 3 hours

Police say the suspect could face misdemeanor charges for petty theft and prowling.

Store clerk’s arm broken after assault and robbery at Jackson gas station

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477)

Police investigating after man shot while walking in south Jackson

The Jackson Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened on Shady Lane near Raymond Road.

Man shot multiple times while walking in Canton

The victim was shot three times; once in the left leg and twice in the right leg.

Parents arrested after 1-year-old girl’s body found buried in NM backyard

The case began in December when the girl’s father allegedly told his mother he drowned the 1-year-old in the bathtub apartment.

Man charged with murder in shooting of 7-year-old Houston girl; race not believed to be factor

A manhunt began after the Dec. 30 murder of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, who was fatally shot when a suspect opened fire on her family’s car.

Former Jackson County inmate overhears suicide attempt call

Shaparis Johnson spent 13 days behind bars at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center. On Saturday, she heard firsthand what happened after an inmate died at the jail.

Missing Greene Co. teen found safe; boyfriend turns himself in

The Green County Sheriff’s Department announced Sunday, Jan. 6 that their search for a missing teenager was over and she had been found safe.

Mother accused of forcing 8-year-old daughter to help in plot to poison husband with antifreeze

Prosecutors say the woman’s husband was not hurt because each time he allegedly drank the antifreeze, he noticed a chemical taste and spat out the drink.

UPDATE: Jackson police investigate deadly shooting

A man is in critical condition after being shot on a Jackson street.JPD is currently investigating the shooting on the 1300 block of Palmyra Street.

Suspects wanted after armed robbery of local restaurant

Jackson police are searching for two men wanted in the armed robbery of a business. Surveillance captured two armed black males wearing dark tops, masks, and jeans.

Burglary suspect injured during shootout with police

The Jackson Police Department is investigating after a man was shot at the 1500 block of Wingfield Drive.

Woman arrested for attempting to steal rent checks with glue trap

A woman now faces burglary charges after attempting to steal rent checks from an apartment complex.

UPDATE: Teen charged with capital murder in Meridian deadly shooting

According to WTOK, a teenager has been charged with capital murder after a home invasion turned deadly in Meridian.16-year-old Dezjuan Moffite faced a judge Friday for his bond hearing. He’s being charged as an adult.

Family: MBI cleared woman as shooter in Madison Co. murder-suicide

The Madison family says that the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has cleared LaKrisna Myers of being the shooter in the 2017 murder-suicide involving a Hinds County deputy.

Chief: Injuries caused in MUW campus shooting may be self-inflicted

The Mississippi University for women is currently on lockdown following a shooting.

Man charged in New Year’s Eve stabbing

Pike County officials filed charges against 36-year-old Anthony Pittman in a stabbing that left another man severely injured.

Greyhound releases statement after driver is charged with DUI

A Greyhound driver was charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence after the bus crashed about a mile from the bus station Wednesday night.

CEO of staffing company arrested after hidden camera found in bathroom

A company CEO was arrested after employees at a Hernando business noticed a hidden camera in the bathroom.

Meridian police investigate 1st homicide of 2019

one person is dead after a shooting at a Meridian apartment complex Thursday night.

Copiah County fugitive captured at home of female associate

The Copiah County Sheriff’s Department is thanking the public for information that led to the capture of a wanted man.49-year-old Kenneth Donnell Brown is now in custody.

Consider This: Fix the crime issues in 2019

As we have shared in several editorials, until the city of Jackson addresses and fixes the crime issues, all the other improvements will be less impactful.

Off-duty fire captain killed by alleged drunken driver while helping at crash scene

The suspected drunken driver was arrested and charged with homicide by reckless use of a vehicle.

Series of Jackson armed robberies could be connected

Investigators work to piece together clues and track down the men responsible in string of armed robberies.

Deputies: Teens egging cars led to road rage, crash that killed Houston woman

Deputies say after two drivers, one a 14-year-old, got involved in a car chase, the teenager ran a red light, crashed into a third car and killed the female driver.

Victim identified in first homicide of 2019

Jackson police are investigating after an unidentified man was shot to death.

Family of homicide victim makes plea for suspected murderer to turn himself in

Family of homicide victim make a plea for suspected murderer to turn himself in

Scam alert for 2019: ‘Shimming’ is the new skimming

This method is similar to card skimmers, but a new technique targets the chip in your card that’s supposed to help prevent identity theft.

Mississippi Highway Patrol makes arrest after brief chase

The Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) has made an arrest after a short pursuit in Clinton.He was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Hinds County Penal Farm. He was charged with speeding, tint violation, careless driving and misdemeanor fleeing from law enforcement.

Arrest made in deadly shooting investigation

Jackson Police have made an arrest in a deadly shooting investigation. Investigators have charged 41-year-old, Carl Anderson, with murder following a shooting on Deer Park Street on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018.

Man, woman shot while driving down I-20

Police believe this was not a random act

Fiancé of Colorado mother missing since Thanksgiving charged with her murder

Investigators have not found a body but say the evidence suggests the 29-year-old mother was killed at her home.

Manhunt underway after Houston girl, 7, fatally shot in car with mom

The girl’s mother says the family was headed to the store when a car pulled up out of nowhere, and a man inside started shooting at them for no reason.

Police: Baby left in soaked diaper, cold car while mother inside bar

The mother was arrested after bystanders noticed the 1-year-old alone in the car.

Woman, son found slain in La. home; reward now raised to $10k

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office has increased the reward for information in the case of a double homicide in Independence to $10,000.