Crime

Elderly woman robbed at area Walgreens

Jackson police are investigating a strong armed robbery that happened Monday in the 900 block of Ellis Avenue.

Oxford man charged after sexual battery of juvenile

An Oxford man has been charged with the touching of a minor for lustful purposes.

Man charged with felony motor theft in Oxford

A man was charged with felony motor theft in Oxford.

  Man found guilty of capital murder in 2014 shooting death of 13-year-old

38-year-old Tony Clark has been found guilty of capital murder, attempted murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The sentencing phase of this case will begin Wednesday morning at 8:30 am. The Madison County District Attorney’s Office is seeking the death penalty against Clark.

Home daycare owner accused of drugging, tying kids to car seats in dark closet

The 60-year-old woman is in jail, facing nine counts of child endangerment.

  DA to seek death penalty against man charged in 2014 murder of 13-year-old

Tony Clark is set to appear in court at nine this morning. Investigators say Clark shot and killed Saaed while he was working at the Fat Boy convenience store in November of 2014.

Selma man gets decades in prison for teen girl’s murder

The victim was shot in the head and robbed of a cell phone in 2013.

  Driver crashes into multiple vehicles, stabs himself in the chest on Highway 80

According to Lt. McGairty with Pearl police, a man, possibly in his 40s, was driving a green pickup truck around 10 a.m. and crashed into a car at Pearson Road and Highway 80 before hitting another vehicle on Old Brandon Road.

Reward offered for information in deadly Highway 80 hit and run

Just after 8:30 pm Saturday, 52-year-old Anthony Herron was struck by a car in the 1900 block of US Highway 80. When officers responded to the scene they found him lying in the roadway, suffering from multiple injuries.

Federal lawsuit filed against officers, City of Jackson after death of woman in officer involved shooting

The family of 23-year-old Crystalline Barnes says someone should be held responsible for her death. Back in January, an officer pulled Barnes over on Fernwood Drive before calling for backup. When the second officer pulled up, police say Barnes threw her car in reverse, speeding toward him.

Jackson man admits to killing three family members

A Jackson man is charged with three counts of murder after admitting to police that he killed three members of his family.

  Victims, suspect identified in Marwood Drive triple shooting

Three women are dead following a triple shooting on Marwood Drive.

  JPD investigating after man found dead in parking lot

Jackson police are investigating a Sunday morning shooting after a black man was found dead.

A man injured in a Saturday morning south Jackson shooting has died.

A man injured in a Saturday morning south Jackson shooting has died.

  Texas officer killed as police move in to arrest robbery suspects

Police believe the suspects could be linked to 15 robberies since June that targeted bars with Hispanic customers.

  Police: Man faked Down syndrome, hired caregivers to bathe him and change his diapers

Police arrested the 31-year-old, who faces charges of fraud and sexual abuse. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff/KNXV/CNN)

One shot in Canton, suspect in custody

One shot in Canton, suspect in custody

  In letter to L.A. Times, Sherra Wright encourages supporters to raise money for her bond

Sherra Wright is back in the news as the subject of a detailed profile in the Los Angeles Times.

Elizabeth Smart outraged by planned release of 1 of her kidnappers

Elizabeth Smart said Thursday the news that one of her kidnappers will be released from prison next week was "a big shock," and she hopes there is a way the woman can be committed to a treatment facility.

  Mother continues to seek justice a year after her daughter was killed

November 5 will mark one year since a 26-year-old woman was killed during an altercation after leaving a Jackson nightclub.

  McCluer Road shooting victim identified; JPD still on the hunt for suspect

Jackson police investigate 62nd homicide with fatal shooting at residence on McCluer Road.

Jackson man arrested, charged with human trafficking

A Jackson man has been arrested and charged with human trafficking.

  Ex-boyfriend of missing AZ woman charged with her death

Kiera Bergman went missing August 4. A bicyclist found her decomposed body in some bushes a month later.

  Carroll County man arrested after moonshine bust

One man was arrested after moonshine bust. Source: ABC

Two arrested for burglarizing former Dept. of Revenue building in Hinds Co.

Two arrested after business burglary in Clinton

UPDATE: McCluer Rd. shooting victim dies

A 31-year-old man who was shot on McCluer Road has died from his injuries.

  Man said he took cars, posting photos on social media, to ‘be seen by girls,’ authorities say

Terrance Tarleton, 19, faces charges after police said they found photo of stolen cars on Facebook and the cars themselves parked in front of his house.

  Gunman kills 5, including wife, before turning gun on self in CA

Authorities said the gunman is dead but not before killing several people.

Hinds Co. DA found not guilty on robbery charge

DA Robert Smith has been found not guilty of robbery

Hattiesburg woman sentenced to 5 years in prison for drug conspiracy

On August 8, 2017, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agents intercepted a package at the Federal Express in Hattiesburg. Based on training and experience, agents believed the package contained illegal narcotics and obtained a search warrant based on probable cause. Once the search warrant was obtained

Vicksburg man wanted for selling cocaine in the city

A Vicksburg man is wanted for selling cocaine in the city.

Ricky McMillian named new Flowood Police Chief

Former Lieutenant Ricky McMillian is now top cop in Flowood, overseeing a department of 52 sworn officers.

  Brothers charged with marijuana grow found on family property

Two brothers have been charged with manufacturing a controlled substance in connection to a large marijuana growing operation discovered in Jefferson Davis County.

Alabama murder suspect found dead in Meridian

Police say a man suspected in the killing of his girlfriend has been found dead in Mississippi.

  Allegedly claiming to see ‘ghosts,’ ex-officer plows into field with kids; parent takes action

The officer was said to be high on meth. A parent put himself in harm’s way to try to resolve the situation.

  Woman jumps from car to escape fake Uber driver who tried to rob, kidnap her

The crime remains unsolved, as the victim recovers from a head injury, fractured wrist and badly broken ankle.

Teen arrested for robbing elderly couple and returning to steal their car

McComb teen arrested after robbing elderly couple then returning to steal their car

Hinds County and Richland team up for drug bust

Hinds County and Richland team up for drug bust

Jackson man shot in the arm

Jackson man shot in the arm

Man drives himself to Highway 80 gas station after being shot

The Jackson Police Department is investigating a shooting after a man suffering from gunshot wounds drives himself to the Jubilee gas station on Highway 80.

44-year-old man killed in Yazoo City shooting; one arrested

Just after 10:30 p.m. Monday, officials were called to Delta Circle in Yazoo City where they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds.