Crime

Brandon police searching for suspect after father shot while getting kids out of vehicle

Anyone with information on the person responsible for this crime is asked to contact the Brandon Police Department.

Man shot at apartment complex in Brandon

Process to move Confederate monument on Ole Miss campus started

Choctaw tribal member sentenced to 45 years in prison for beating man, burning body

Raymond man arrested after carjacking woman in Copiah Co.

Woman accused of shooting boyfriend on Jackson street

  La. woman facing murder charge after admitting to giving her toddler drugs daily for several months

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18-year-old found shot on Queensroad Ave. in Jackson

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

Five Greenville men arrested by FBI on federal gun charges

Neshoba Co. police investigating bank robbery, school bomb threats

Mississippi bank robbery suspect arrested in Memphis

Pearl PD looking for men who used counterfeit check to buy $2K worth of merchandise

Mother and son arrested for mailing drugs to Hinds County Penal Farm

On March 13, Investigators with the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division charged a mother and son with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute inside the Hinds County Detention Center.

15-year-old arrested after armed robbery, carjacking in Jackson

Investigators have charged 15-year-old Fredrica Bronson, Jr. with two counts of armed robbery of an individual and one count of armed carjacking.

  Missing 2-year-old found dead in Minnesota; father in custody

An off-duty public works employee found what is believed to be the toddler's body inside a blanket off the shoulder of the highway.

Man arrives at hospital with gunshot wound after being shot, robbed in S. Jackson

JPD says that the victim showed up to the hospital with a gunshot wound after being shot and robbed near the intersection of Raymond Road and Highland Drive.

MDOC pays respect to corrections officer killed in shooting

Parolee captured in Lawrence Co. after leaving Amite Co. jail

Delta 12-year-old remembered as ‘one of a kind’ after being shot and killed by teen

MOST WANTED: JPD searching for convenience store burglar

Manhunt underway for three men, juvenile wanted in Holmes County armed robbery

18-year-old arrested, charged with aggravated assault, kidnapping

Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Monroe County, MBI investigating

A man was shot and killed by an officer on McDuffie Cemetery Road Thursday afternoon in Monroe County.

WANTED: JPD searching for woman accused of felony identity theft

24-year-old Francheska Tanner is accused of felony identity theft.

Jackson man sentenced to over 17 years in prison for trafficking methamphetamine

Devontee Cole, 41, of Jackson, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett to 211 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

JPD looking for man who used stolen credit card at dollar store

The credit card was taken during a vehicle burglary.

Woman arrested after armed robbery, carjacking in Jackson

27-year-old Audranna Champion was arrested and charged for her alleged involvement in the incident that happened last Friday.

JPD investigating armed robbery at Subway

JPD is investigating an armed robbery at a local restaurant. It happened at the Subway on Ridgewood Road just before 10 p.m.

  Coaches and parents in college admissions scheme find jobs in danger

At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.

Brookhaven police chief issues warning to drug dealers in his city

“If you continue to sell drugs inside the city limits of Brookhaven, chances are, you will be getting arrested soon.”

  Neighborhood watch group helps Clinton police capture teen shooting suspect

Neighborhood watch group helps police capture teen shooting suspect.

Multi-county chase leads to man crashing into Rankin Co. deputy

A Rankin County deputy was injured after a man rammed his car during a chase.

Man shows up at hospital after allegedly being shot at apartment complex

The Jackson Police Department is investigating a shooting after a man arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot injury.

Man taken to hospital after being stabbed on Greenway Drive

A man has been taken to a local hospital with moderate injuries. He is responsive at this time.

  Father accused of taking AK-47 to FL school after son said teacher ‘slammed him’

The father reportedly told police he didn’t intend to hurt anyone with the gun, saying he carries it for protection and forgot he had it on him.

  Newborn left to die in 1981 identified by DNA; mother charged in South Dakota

After 38 years, police used DNA tests and genealogy to help arrest the suspected mother of a newborn left to die on the side of a South Dakota road.

Man arrested after failed robbery attempt of Walmart banks in Clinton and Meridian

Due to some quick action by an employee, a robbery suspect was arrested moments before he tried robbing a bank in Meridian, shortly after a failed attempt in Clinton.

17-year-old arrested after two shot in Clinton over the weekend

Clinton police have arrested a suspect in a shooting that happened on Lindale Drive on Saturday, March 10.

Former Mississippi paramedic arrested for workers compensation fraud

An Arkansas resident, who worked as a former paramedic in Mississippi, turned himself in Tuesday after being indicted on one count of workers compensation fraud.

Rankin Co. jail employee given $30K bond after being arrest for child pornography

Joshua Barret was arrested by Rankin County Deputies and charged with Possession of Child Pornography.

Coroner identifies man found shot to death in backyard of home in Yazoo City

According to Yazoo County Coroner Ricky Shivers, at around 7:21 pm Monday, dispatchers received a call about a shooting death on East Jefferson Street in Yazoo City. Officers found the body of 56-year-old Clarence Shehy, of Benton, in the backyard of the home.

Man who allegedly threatened Google arrested in California

The YouTuber allegedly drove across the country in order to confront Google officials, telling police he’d get violent if the visit didn’t go well.

Pike County 14-year-old charged with mother’s murder released on bond

Amariyona Hall’s father posted her $100,000 bond.

Two arrested, identified after robbing elderly woman at McComb Walmart

A short time after the robbery, both suspects turned themselves into police.

Attorney General launches “Students Against Violence” app

Attorney General Jim Hood launched an app for students struggling with depression, bullying, drug use, and other problems common among teens.

Young girl found dead inside duffel bag near California trail identified

The search for the girl’s identity began after her body was found partially concealed in a black duffel bag and dumped down an embankment.

Man found guilty in adopted son’s murder inspired by Oscar-winning movie ‘Manchester by the Sea’

The main character in "Manchester by the Sea" learns he cannot be prosecuted for killing his children, following an accidental house fire.

Clinton police investigating after two injured in shooting

Officials say that the injuries appear to be non-life threatening.

Woman arrested after 6 lbs. of marijuana found during traffic stop in Brandon

Sunday morning an officer pulled over 56-year-old Charlotte Bradshaw of Eureka, California.

Man critical after being stabbed in the chest, JPD searching for suspect

Officers say a 49-year-old man suffered a stab wound to the upper body. The victim told officers that he had been assaulted by a woman during an argument.

No more donated socks for inmates in MS prison after drugs sewn into pair

The sheriff says the jail previously allowed people to bring Bibles to inmates but stopped that too after finding a weapon hidden in one and cocaine sewn into another.

Endangered/ Missing Child Alert cancelled for 16-year-old

Zachery went missing around 3:30 p.m. Friday from 195 Redbay Road in Golden, Mississippi.

No bond set for Winona man accused of shooting and killing his wife and two others in Carroll County

Michael Barnhill has been charged with three counts of first degree murder after shooting his wife and another couple

Three arrested after drugs, guns found during bust

The Jackson Police Department’s Narcotic United served a search warrant early on Friday.

Armed carjackers take off with couple’s truck on Lakeover Road in Jackson

Tag info of the car is not yet available. No injuries were reported.

La. man accused of hiring man to kill unborn child

An Alexandria man is accused of hiring a man to attack his girlfriend to kill their unborn child.

  Family asking for help to find missing Lincoln County man

Jonathan Estes was last seen on May 31, 2018.

  Convicted felon accused of murder after missing Jackson man’s body found behind vacant building

Thursday, March 7, family contacted the news station and told us that police identified the body as their missing family member, Dewan Fortner.

Deadly homemade weapons recovered by Attala County deputies

This type of weapon can be stuck on the chest of the victim causing the weapon to discharge.

Clark County man pleads guilty to downloading child porn; two others face same charges

In addition to registering as a sex offender, Smith must pay $1,000 to the Mississippi Crime Victims Fund and $1,000 to the Children’s Trust Fund.

Mississippi man surrenders on workers compensation fraud

A Purvis man turned himself in Monday, after being indicted on one count of workers compensation fraud.

  Delivery driver shot in back after dispute over disabled parking space in Missouri

The 65-year-old suspect was arrested. Officers are due to meet with prosecutors to decide if charges will be filed.

  Family responds to termination of officers involved in death of mentally-ill man Mario Clark

Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba and Jackson Police Chief James Davis have terminated three police officers, and their supervisor, based on the findings of an internal affairs investigation into the Mario Clark case.

  Case involving 14-year-old girl charged with mom’s murder in Pike Co. going to grand jury

32-year-old Erica Hall of Magnolia was pronounced dead at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center.

15-year-old in critical condition after being shot; suspect remains unidentified

A man was transported to a local hospital after being shot, following an altercation with another man.

Brandon police seeking identity of driver who got away following brief pursuit

Brandon police will continue to investigate the identity of the driver, who recklessly endangered the lives of other motorists and the general public.

Man arrested for sale of cocaine near Vicksburg school

Keafur Lamont Wallace is accused of selling cocaine from his home, within 1500 feet from a school.

  Copiah Co. looking for woman who used stolen credit card linked to house burglary

She used a stolen credit card at a business in Jackson and the Copiah County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help identifying her.

After worker accused of throwing toddler, Missouri daycare’s state license revoked

The daycare announced through an attorney that it will appeal the state’s decision to revoke its license. It can remain open during that process.

  Mississippi homicides keeping pace with 2018’s record-breaking numbers

There were eight homicides in the state just this weekend. That puts Mississippi at 83 homicides for the year and the State Crime Lab is struggling to keep up.

Woman shot while allegedly burglarizing vehicle on W Capitol Street

Jackson police are investigating a shooting at a home in the 3800 block of West Capitol Street.

Wife of missing Monroe Co. man arrested for murder

The wife of a missing man is behind bars after an arrest warrant was put out for her.

Jackson man sentenced to nearly five years in prison for carjacking woman and child

Derrion Stewart, 20, of Jackson, was sentenced Friday to serve 57 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for carjacking.

‘A gruesome scene’: Two volunteer firefighters shot, killed in Adams County

Both bodies have been transported to the state crime lab for autopsies.

Young woman, 21, fatally shot helping friend escape suspected domestic violence

Within a day, police arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly shooting at his child’s mother but instead striking and killing the victim.

  California man accused of sexually assaulting 12-year-old he met on Tinder

Officers say the victim initially lied about her age on Tinder, but after eight months of communication with the suspect, she disclosed she was only 12.

  Woman wanted for trying to use stolen credit card at Walgreens

Copiah County deputies hope you can identify the woman in this video.

Man arrested in armed robbery at Subway

20-year-old Eric Williams is now behind bars charged with business robbery.

Two arrested in Simpson County home burglary, deputies search for driver

The homeowner found that the front door had been kicked open and burglars were in the process of taking things from the home. A white Honda with Georgia license plates was parked in the yard with a white female driving.

Two men shot in south Jackson parking lot

According to Jackson police, the incident stemmed from an altercation between several men in the parking lot.