Crime

Man shot while sitting inside car in Canton

The men told police that another man pulled up next to them, asked a question, and started shooting. The victim’s injuries are not life-threatening.

Woman arrives at hospital with gunshot wound, JPD investigating

Multiple arrested after gunfire, police chases, and a fiery crash in McComb

MDOC continues major shakedowns in ongoing efforts to keep out contraband

Simpson County School District to dismiss early Thursday due to inclement weather

Man and woman shot during fight on Parkway Ave., JPD investigating

Former state investigator sentenced to over three years in prison for extortion

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Police: Florida baby dies after being left in hot car while mom went to find cocaine

Male driver shot multiple times in Jackson

  Warrant issued for mental health patient accused of attacking nurse who died days later

Former state criminal investigator sentenced to federal prison for extortion

La. man arrested on 100 counts of first-degree rape

Report: Woman burns father with Hot Pocket, chokes child

UPDATE: Father dies after accidental shooting outside Chuck E. Cheese’s during diaper change

The Jefferson County Coroner has identified the victim Timothy Roshun Smith Jr.

60-year-old woman killed, boyfriend in custody after shooting

The identities of the suspect and victim have not been released.

Hate crime charges added against man accused of burning three black churches in Louisiana

Holden Matthews now faces three hate crimes charges - one for each blaze.

Former officer arrested for animal sex abuse now charged with 31 counts of child porn

Terry Yetman, of Bossier City, was taken into custody Friday, April 12 in Webster Parish.

Suspect shoots, kills self after hours-long barricade with SWAT

MS man pleads guilty to federal hate crime after burning cross in African-American neighborhood

  Lexington police search for suspects in shooting and separate business burglary

Police: Ex-boyfriend shoots woman, man as they walk down the street

  89 marijuana plants seized from ‘elaborate’ grow house in MS

Louisiana man facing 1,000 child pornography charges; $1M bond set

Rankin Co. man arrested on 10 counts of downloading child porn

If convicted, Sistrunk faces up to 400 years in prison and $5,000,000 in fines.

Durant man shoots at another driver in road rage incident on interstate

Ridgeland police were called to the center of a traffic stop on Interstate 55 near mile marker 107 around 12:40 p.m. Thursday.

Suspect arrested out of state for deadly shooting of his brother in west Jackson

The 31-year-old is currently awaiting extradition.

Sale of firearm leads to prison time for illegal possession as previous convicted felon

A Brookhaven man will spend 60 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for illegally possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.

Jackson man sentenced to federal prison for armed robbery of local business

A 21-year-old Jackson man was sentenced by a judge Thursday for robbing a local business and brandishing a firearm.

  Animal control manager placed on administrative leave

The city employee has come under fire multiple times in the past.

  Candlelight vigil held for Scott County woman

The family says the funeral for Celeste McDonald will be next Saturday.

Vicksburg police charge man in popular banquet hall shooting

23-year-old Ricky Dewayne Larkins Jr. has been charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling. His bond was set at $20,000.

  Man shot to death at Jackson apartment identified; police looking for 3 suspects

A man was shot to death at a Jackson apartment complex Tuesday.

  Faces of Homicide: Zanmarkia Mack

20-year-old murder victim Zanmarkia Mack was shot and killed by a 57-year-old man she was dating.

Police: Woman admitted to killing special needs grandsons

According to an interim complaint, Dorothy Flood admitted to fatally shooting her grandsons before trying to take her own life.

Jackson police need help identifying tire thief

He is wanted for felony tire theft after stealing multiple tires from Unique Wheels and Tires.

Thieves break into truck belonging to Republican candidate for governor

The Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says someone broke into his truck while he was at the Republican party’s downtown Jackson headquarters around 11:00 a.m.

Tires stolen off three Mississippi police cruisers

Sgt. Roderick Holmes says three police cars were towed Saturday after police found that their wheels had been stolen.

After 8 years, Yazoo County man found guilty of murder

After a five day jury trial, Jelani Miles was found guilty of the 2011 murder of Cortez Tate and the aggravated assault of Perry Hollins.

Man tells Jackson police he was shot during attempted robbery

Jackson police were called to investigate a shooting after a 38-year-old man drove himself to the hospital around 5:30 a.m. after he was shot.

One woman shot, one in custody after fight on Lindbergh Drive

According to Sgt. Holmes with Jackson police, the shooting happened just before 1:00 a.m.

  Suspect given $200K bond in Claiborne Co. shooting that left four injured

Claiborne County deputies identify a suspect after a drive-by shooting leaves four people injured including three Hinds Community College football players. Authorities are searching for 26-year-old Lydell Page after the shooting on Highway 18 in Hermanville.

Cellphone video shows aftermath of attack on Marshall County prison guard

Disturbing cellphone video from inside the Marshall County Correctional Facility shows the aftermath of a beating on a prison guard and a fire raging out of control.

Babysitter’s husband charged with infant’s death in Itawamba County

Investigators believe the babysitter’s husband, Randy Dale Jr., is responsible for the infant’s death.

Jackson man pleads guilty to illegally possessing firearm

A 24-year-old Jackson man pleaded guilty before a judge on Friday to being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Jackson man wanted for possession of a stolen car

18-year-old Curtis Turner is wanted by Jackson police.

Jackson police investigate motel robbery

A motel was robbed in the early morning hours of April 5.

Two men wanted in armed robbery at Leake County store

Two men entered the store wearing masks. They displayed weapons and demanded money.

Armed and dangerous man wanted by Simpson County authorities

They are asking the public to help them find 33-year-old Justin Ray White, he also goes by “J-Ray.”

Seven arrested on drugs, weapons charges in Greenville

Seven additional men from Greenville, Miss., face federal narcotics and weapons charges after being indicted by a federal grand jury, announced William C. Lamar, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi and Christopher Freeze, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI in Mississippi.

Vicksburg man sentenced to over three years in prison for illegally possessing firearm

Jones confessed to being in possession of two pistols after the firearms were found under a dresser drawer in his bedroom.

Jackson is the most-robbed city in Mississippi, study says

The FBI defines a robbery as “taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or putting the victim in fear.”

Lucedale woman charged for creating child pornography

Investigators with Attorney General Jim Hood’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested a 37-year-old Lucedale woman Wednesday for allegedly producing child pornography.

  Monument erected for fallen Brookhaven officers

A granite bench that faces police headquarters stands as a monument remembering the two officers who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.

JPD recovers property stolen from Rankin Co. sheriff’s vehicle

Inside they found a jacket, two camouflaged bags with personal items inside, handcuffs, and paperwork.

Mother, father arrested after 1-month-old child punched ‘hard, multiple times’

A Lubbock man is behind bars after admitting to police he punched his 1-month-old child in the ribs, abdomen and head, at least five to seven times, and “probably a lot more than that,” according to police records. Police records show the mother of the child has also been arrested.

Escaped inmate back in custody

He was last seen in Pike County Friday morning. The circumstances surrounding his disappearance are under investigation.

Two in critical condition after four shot in Claiborne County

Four people were shot outside of Michael Dean’s Convenience Store in Hermanville around 9:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Two arrested for murder of missing Scott Co. woman found in Louisiana

A woman’s body was found in shallow water in Mound, Louisiana, on Monday, April 1.

Man charged with killing Dewan Fortner in court today

Cedric Taylor is expected to go before a judge this afternoon here at the Federal Courthouse in downtown Jackson.

Suspected killer of rapper Nipsey Hussle arrested, police say

Eric Holder, 29, had been on the run for two days before he was captured in Bellflower, a Los Angeles-area city about 20 miles southeast of where Hussle was gunned down two days earlier.

Man points gun at cashier during Family Dollar robbery on County Line Road

The suspect is a black male who appeared to be in his 20′s. He was wearing a dark baseball cap and a gray hooded jacket.

Woman remains at large after shooting her boyfriend following fight

Jackson police are investigating a shooting in the 4800 block of Brookwood Place.

Man charged with domestic aggravated assault, denied bond after shooting girlfriend at Jackson motel

According to Sgt. Holmes with Jackson police, the shooting happened just before 8:30 a.m.

Suspect arrested after Jackson firefighter shoots at attempted robber

Harper remains in custody and is awaiting his initial court appearance this morning.

  VIDEO: Law enforcement searches elderly woman’s yard after armed robbery suspect tosses evidence

Some evidence dropped by suspect was recovered close by on Lynn Ave.

Comedian Bill Bellamy says thieves break into friend’s car, steal Sharpie, leave $42K in safe

Bellamy says the thieves used a brick to smash the front window of the car.

  Elderly man dies after allegedly killing his wife before turning gun on himself

According to the sheriff’s office an 83-year-old man allegedly shot his bed ridden 80-year-old wife.

Man arrested, charged with drug possession after multi-county chase that began in Madison

The driver threw some type of object from the driver’s side of the truck and it has not been recovered.

Weapons and ballistic vests stolen after Rankin Co. sheriff’s vehicle burglarized in Jackson

An unmarked Rankin County Sheriff’s vehicle was burglarized on Lakeland Drive in Jackson around 10:30 a.m. Monday.

Ex-FCAHS band director charged with child exploitation

A Forrest County Agricultural High School employee charged with child exploitation no longer has a job as the school’s band director, according to Superintendent Donna Boone.

Byram man pleads guilty to making false statement in attempt to acquire a firearm

Storey had previously been judicially committed for mental treatment in 2016 by the Chancery Court of Hinds County.

  Names released after man kills wife, attempts suicide

According to Scott County Sheriff, Mike Lee, a call came in around 6:45 Saturday morning that two people had been a shot at a residence on J. Burnham Rd.

Madison police search for man who fled traffic stop

21-year-old Christopher Thomas is on the run after police pulled him over.

Man arrested after fight at Zac Brown Band concert in Brandon

When the fight was over, one of the men got out a gun and fired one shot into the ground.

Man and woman shot while sitting outside Jackson home

The couple told police that they were sitting outside when an unknown man walked up and started firing.

Man injured after being shot in leg near Jackson gas station

He arrived at the hospital in a private vehicle after being hit in the leg by a bullet.

Madison man arrested for stealing money from home repair customers

If you believe you are a victim of Bates’, call the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division at 601-359-4230.

Meridian man pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

A Meridian man will spend eight years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography on Thursday.

Madison County man sentenced to 30 years for gratification of lust

On multiple occasions, Ellis would have the young girls touch him inappropriately in his bedroom and the family living room.

Man shot and killed by step-son while trying to force his way inside home

Jackson police are investigating an early morning shooting in the 3800 block of Noble Street.

Man fires shot at another, ends up striking nearby vehicle with bullets

A shooting happened in the parking lot of the Marathon Gas Station located on Depot Street around 3:00 p.m. Friday afternoon.