Crime

Suspect involved in Pelahatchie standoff dies

According to law enforcement sources, Rankin County Sheriff’s Department and Pelahatchie Police Department have crews set up outside the home.

Burglar arrested after mistaking police car for getaway Lyft

Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

Teenager who fired shot in NM school planned to kill ex-girlfriend, others, police say

Parents arrested after 3-year-old’s body found in container of acid, police say

Search continues for escaped Forrest County inmates

Man charged after sexually assaulting child

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Burglar found asleep at Vicksburg car dealership

Belhaven Heights residents concerned over rash of burglaries

Rash of burglaries reported at homes and apartments around Belhaven Heights

Man arrested for arson following north Mississippi furniture plant fire

Local attorney arrested a second time for drug possession

Adams Co. man sentenced to 30 days for killing four dogs

JPD searching for man accused of killing wife on Valentine’s Day

A man left the scene in a dark colored vehicle. Police say that the shooting may have been a domestic incident.

Mississippi Supreme court refuses to review three separate cases

Two involve murder cases in Jackson, and another for an armed robbery, and kidnapping case in Madison County.

Rankin County toy store robber sentenced to 40 years in prison

Presecutors say 0n October 27, 2017, Erik Lamar Lewis entered a toy store in the Dogwood commercial area of Flowood, produced a gun and demanded money from the owner.

North Pike teacher charged with sexual battery involving student

Freeman turned herself into the sheriff’s department on Tuesday and was issued a $10,000 bond. She bonded out the same day.

Madison County drug dealer receives 40-year sentence

Ridgeland to waive fees for outstanding contempt of court warrants

Prison nurse accused of killing husband to marry convicted murderer

Man accused of locking family inside house, setting it on fire after Cheez-It argument

Rifle carrying Jackson man pleads guilty to car jacking under Project EJECT

Jackson police looking for man wanted for stealing church A/C unit parts

  El Chapo likely off to ‘prison of all prisons’ after drug trafficking conviction

The notorious has an unparalleled record of jailbreaks, having escaped two high-security Mexican prisons before his ultimate capture and extradition to the United States.

Fleeing bank robber trips in front of police officer; money blows away

Police say the suspect slipped on the ice in a nearby parking lot while running from the scene and dropped both his gun and the cash he allegedly stole.

Ex-boyfriend arrested in connection to death of woman found in suitcase

The 24-year-old suspect is being held without bail on a kidnapping charge. He will be prosecuted by federal authorities because the alleged crime crossed state lines.

Multi-county chase ends in Copiah County with help of police dog

A Louisiana man was arrested with help from a police canine after a lengthy chase that began in Pearl.

Hours-old baby girl with umbilical cord still attached found in freezing weather on CA road

The sheriff's office says just before the infant was found, a young woman approached a man walking his dog in the area and asked him to take the baby.

Injured teen dropped off at Jackson hospital; driver immediately leaves

The victim had a wound to his upper body and remains in critical condition

21-year-old in critical condition after shooting

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that happened on Friday, February 9.

Teonta Clark sentenced to 40 years for 2014 shooting death of Canton teen

Teonta Clark was sentenced to 40 years in a Madison County courthouse Monday -- found guilty of capital murder in the shooting death of 13-year-old Muhammad Saeed.

Family: $250,000 bond set for Party City capital murder suspect

A second mistrial was declared in December 2018 after jurors could not reach a unanimous verdict. The first mistrial was declared in 2017.

Four arrested after “drug transaction gone bad” leads to I-20 shooting

Investigators were confident this was not a random act of violence of a road rage incident.

Man shot at Jackson nightclub found in Northpark Mall parking lot

According to Jackson police, they received a call about a suspicious male near the mall around 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Utah boy, 5, forced to call 911 after mother fatally stabbed

A suspect who lived in the same trailer home as the mother and her son was arrested on multiple charges, including aggravated murder, domestic violence and child abuse.

Mom charged in disappearance of 3-year-old son more than 30 years ago

Detectives say they found enough evidence to arrest the mother in her 3-year-old’s presumed death after working on the cold case for the last 12 to 18 months.

Minnesota man calls 911 to report killing wife, police say

The suspect was taken into custody without incident, where he is being held on informal second-degree murder charges.

Man shot, killed while fleeing Jackson nightclub; suspect remains unknown

Jackson police responded to a shooting outside of Club Anonymous where they found the victim with a gunshot wound to his upper body

Kentucky girl, 4, tests positive for cocaine after passing out at school; mother arrested

Investigators say the mother admitted she would let a friend sell cocaine and crack at her home in front of her three children.

Fourth suspect captured in connection with murdered Jackson pastor

He has been arrested and charged with capitol murder

Men sentenced after pleading guilty in 2011 murder of disabled man

Two men were sentenced this week after pleading guilty to the 2011 murder of a handicapped man in Columbus.

Pearl man charged with knowingly exposing person to HIV

A Pearl man is accused of potentially spreading HIV to another person.

Change of venue likely for Godbolt trial

Court documents have been obtained from a pretrial hearing for Willie Godbolt.

Jackson man in custody, charged with rape of family member

According to a tweet from Jackson police, a Jackson man is being charged with rape.

Jackson man arrested for stealing money from elderly father

He is charged with one count of exploitation of a vulnerable adult and two counts of embezzlement. If convicted, he faces up to 25 years in prison.

Judge says Corey Godbolt can’t get fair trial at home

Godbolt is accused of killing a Lincoln County sheriff’s deputy, his mother-in-law and six others at three separate houses in May 2017.

Suspect in Wisconsin teen’s abduction ordered to stand trial

A man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl and killing her parents waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday, telling his family, “I love you,” moments after he was ordered to stand trial.

JPD investigating after female suffers gunshot wound

Jackson police are investigating a shooting in the 3600 block of Sunset Drive.

Former city clerk served with indictments in ongoing Canton voter fraud investigation

There are new developments in the ongoing voter fraud investigation in Canton.

Amber Alert canceled after Jackson Co. 2-year-old found safe, father turns himself in to Alabama law enforcement

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has canceled the Amber Alert for two-year-old Genisis Makayla McCord of Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi.

Man shot following argument with another man about female

Jackson police are investigating a shooting in the 2800 block of Arbor Hill Drive.

Three arrested in separate traffic stops in Richland

Three men were arrested in Richland Tuesday, following two separate traffic stops.

Man arrested after over $1 million of cocaine found during traffic stop

75 pounds of cocaine was found during traffic stop on I-20

Mother accused of burning 1-year-old daughter with hot bathtub water, biting her

Police began investigating after a nurse reported suspected physical abuse when the mother took the 1-year-old to the hospital for treatment of second-degree burns.

College student terrified after finding strange man wearing her clothes in apartment closet

Property managers at the apartment complex say they are still investigating how the suspect and two other intruders in December got inside.

Three arrested in theft of ‘See Something Say Something’ equipment trailer in Rankin Co.

The Rankin County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen cargo trailer in the Sandhill area on Sunday, February 3.

Scam artists target home renters in the Capital City

Renting a home has become easier than ever with today's technology. You're one click away from the house of your dreams with the millions of different online apartment listings at your fingertips, but what if you're one click away from losing money instead?

Canton alderman facing charges in ongoing voter fraud investigation

A Canton alderman is now facing several charges following the ongoing investigation into voter fraud in the city.

60 arrested in multi-agency crime enforcement blitz led by Pearl Police Department

The operation began weeks ago with diligent investigations by detectives within the criminal investigations, narcotics, and warrants divisions. All of this work culminated into a one day, multi-faceted, multi-agency crime enforcement blitz.

Mississippi lawmakers push to amend state law on hate crimes to protect LGBT

State house bill 1949 and state senate bill 2163 would add protections for victims who are targeted because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

Businessman disappears after allegedly scamming mom, friends out of $750K for Super Bowl tickets

About a dozen people say they paid the suspect at least $20,000 for Super Bowl tickets, but the man went missing before delivering.

  3 arrested after high speed chase in Rankin County

The juveniles have been booked into the Rankin County Juvenile Detention Center.

Drug Court participant busted with toddler in vehicle during undercover buy

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey is using this felony case as an example to caution legislators and the public about criminal justice reform and how far it goes.

Gang fights at Cardozo Middle School leave students terrified and parents worried

A Jackson Public Schools parent wants others to know what’s going on inside the walls of Cardozo Middle School, something that she said is putting all students at risk.

Ridgeland gas station damaged in burglary attempt

Ridgeland gas station damaged in burglary attempt.

MS couple charged after receiving $1.7 million in health care kickback scheme

If convicted, each defendant faces up to five years behind bars.

MHP trooper indicted in crash that killed MSU track athlete Kaelin Kersh

The state trooper who was driving the SUV that crashed into another vehicle, killing a Mississippi State University track athlete, has been indicted.

Two men arrested in shootout at south Jackson apartment complex

Officers also learned that shots had entered at least one of the apartment units.

Choctaw County drug court participant faces new drug charges

Agents found approximately one-and-a-half pounds of methamphetamine and approximately 160 dosage units of MDMA. The drugs have a combined estimated street value of $60,000.

20 pounds of marijuana, over $30,000 cash seized in Jackson drug bust

Narcotics Investigators determined that the drugs were coming from California to Jackson.

Man accused of livestreamed sex assault is arrested, charged

The 34-year-old is accused of assaulting a woman, who had been livestreaming herself dancing, at the crowded Opera Atlanta nightclub.

Attorney General’s task force catching more child predators

Investigators say anyone under the age of 18 who sends inappropriate photos from their devices to anyone is considered a felon

UPS driver robbed while making delivery in north Jackson

Four black men, displaying handguns, robbed a UPS driver as he attempted to deliver in the area.

WANTED: MDOC searching for probationer

Contact MDOC at 662-745-6611, if you see Eric Patton or know of his whereabouts.

Striped prison uniforms could be going away in Mississippi

The House Corrections Committee on Wednesday passed House Bill 1287 , which would mandate solid-colored uniforms. It goes to the House for more debate.

AG’s Cybercrime team arrests one, sentences another on child pornography charges

A Brandon man was arrested Tuesday, and a Tylertown man was sentenced Wednesday, both on a single charge of child exploitation.

48 human trafficking victims rescued, more than 300 suspects arrested in CA sting

Among those rescued were runaways or homeless young women. Others were lured by traffickers through social media and online chat sites, authorities say.

Caught on camera: Man punches 2 women in fight allegedly over hot dogs

According to the victims, the suspect didn’t say a word, just started throwing punches, when the two stood up for a hot dog vendor he had allegedly been harassing.

Shooting that hurt 5 undercover officers in Houston occurred during drug raid

The suspects were killed after firing at narcotics officers who were trying to enter a home where authorities allege black tar heroin was being sold, according to the police chief.

Third suspect arrested for murder of Jackson pastor

A third suspect has been arrested for the murder of Jackson pastor Anthony Longino.

Armed man stops road rage incident when he sees man clinging to hood of SUV

Two men were arrested after a witness, who has a license to carry, pulled over the driver of an SUV involved in an alleged road rage incident and detained him until police arrived.