Crime

5th suspect arrested after armed robbery on LSU campus

Four arrests have been made and one teens is still wanted after two LSU students were reportedly robbed at gunpoint inside a dorm on LSU’s campus on Valentine’s Day.

Man critically wounded in Bailey Avenue shooting that stemmed from past dispute

Yazoo Co. principal indicted for aiding ex-police chief accused of strangling child

  42-year-old charged with murder for stabbing Wendy’s employee to death

TBI releases new information on vehicle possibly connected to Amber Alert for missing toddler

Miss. tax return preparer sentenced to prison for false tax returns

  Suspect held on $200K bond in off-campus shooting deaths of 2 Alcorn State students

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Woman kidnapped from bus stop, shot then abandoned on I-10 eastbound exit

  Alleged Baptist Hospital shooter had murder, domestic violence in arrest record

Man wanted in Texas for aggravated robbery turns self in to Vicksburg police

  Gov. Reeves holds press conference concerning impact of Pearl River flooding, progress at MDOC

Former Walls police chief indicted on embezzlement charges

  Brother, father of slain Alcorn State student ask shooter to come forward: ‘Do the right thing’

Cory Godbolt’s sister testifies in day 4 of capital murder trial; Prosecutors seeking the death penalty

Another day of testimony is planned for Wednesday in the capital murder trial of Willie Cory Godbolt.

Police: Man found fatally shot inside vehicle at Jackson park

It is still not known if the injury was self-inflicted or not.

'Brutally attacked’ Cincinnati police officer sues suspect, suspect’s mother

'This officer was grievously injured in the line of duty and he’s got legitimate claims against the people who are responsible,' his attorney says

  Suspect denied bond in murder case of missing Yazoo County man

Phillip Dunn's body has yet to be located.

Man shot to death after fight over woman at Sunset Drive apartments

Sheriff’s Office: Man attempts to kidnap 14-year-old girl walking to school

Sheriff: Car wanted in Jones Co. murder investigation spotted in Ga.

5 charged after body found in Neshoba Co. pond

  Cory Godbolt’s 12-year-old daughter takes the witness stand in his capital murder trial

  Neighbors keep watch after thieves burglarize homes of flood victims in Jackson

Woman claims man kidnapped her, forced her to watch ‘Roots’ to ‘understand her racism’

A criminal complaint stated the suspect told the victim he would “kill her and spread her body parts across Interstate 380” if she did not sit and watch the show.

Suspect in attempted armed robbery of Raising Cane’s makes first court appearance

Justin Carter, 30, pulled a gun on an employee at the fast-food restaurant on Bardstown Road in the Highlands on Saturday night, according to his arrest report.

Police investigating after Facebook post shows doll hanging off beaded noose

A Facebook post on Sunday described a young girl who received a doll with a beaded noose around its neck and a mother furious at a potentially, racially motivated incident.

Testimony underway in capital murder trial for Willie Cory Godbolt

Testimony continues at one tomorrow afternoon.

Former Petal teacher charged with child exploitation, touching child for lustful purposes

A former Petal High School teacher was charged Friday with exploitation of a child and touching for lustful purposes.

Police arrest suspect after woman shot and killed in Jackson

Officers believe the shooting happened on Eminence Row.

Man dies at hospital after possibly being shot in west Jackson

The male victim arrived at a local hospital by private vehicle just after 6 a.m.

  Body found in Lee County lake identified as former MSU football player

It was Monday afternoon when Jones was discovered in a lake in the Indian Hills subdivision.

Police: 11-year-old arrested; tied to 22 car break-ins

New Orleans police arrest an 11-year in connection to 22 car burglaries in the Gentilly area.

Woman charged with killing woman in Northeast Miss.

Police Chief Troy Agnew said the victim left work during her lunch hour Tuesday and never returned.

Suspect arrested after carjacking woman at gunpoint in Jackson

A 22-year-old man has been arrested after carjacking a woman in Jackson Tuesday evening.

  Man who punched principal was angry over children’s expulsion, suspension

A West Lincoln man punched the principal of his son's school after a heated parent conference.

  Father sentenced to probation years after 3-year-old son accidentally shot and killed himself

A Memphis father has been sentenced to probation for the shooting death of his 3-year-old son.

Affidavit: Suspect fled Bath & Body Works with over $800 in candles

A woman is facing charges after police say she stole merchandise from a store inside the Shoppes at EastChase.

Memphis police officer relieved of duty after being charged with DUI

An officer with the Memphis Police Department has been relieved of duty after facing DUI charges.

Lincoln County man charged for punching school principal, sheriff says

Brandon Jordan faces a charge of felony simple assault.

Man shot, killed in apparent drive-by in Natchez

A man was killed in an apparent drive-by shooting in Natchez on Sunday.

2 arrested, 1 at large after man shot inside Vicksburg home

Police arrested two people after a shooting this weekend in Vicksburg.

Olive Branch man charged for attempted murder, bond set at $1 million

A Mississippi man is behind bars after he was charged for the alleged attempted murder of a woman on Monday morning.

  JSU president among 17 arrested in prostitution sting

William Bynum, the president of Jackson State University, was arrested in Clinton this weekend.

Escaped Covington Co. inmate captured in Texas

Covington County Sheriff's Office officials said Christopher Love was arrested in Houston, Texas.

20-year-old found shot to death at Jackson park

Jackson police are investigating a shooting after a man was found dead at a park on Sykes Road.

JPD: Man arrested after trying to sell cocaine within 1,500 feet of a church

He also had active foreign warrants with the Mississippi Department of Corrections and the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office.

Man arrested for illegal water connection

Jackson police arrested a man accused of stealing water.

Three charged with child neglect after 3-year-old found in road

The Jones County Sheriff’s Office charged three people with child neglect after a 3-year-old girl living in their home was found wandering in the middle of the road Wednesday.

Perry County school bus driver charged with touching child for lustful purposes

A Perry County School District bus driver has been charged with touching a child for lustful purposes.

Dad tackles burglar after hearing daughter scream, holds him at gunpoint until deputies arrive

The report states the father “tackled” the alleged home invader and held him at gunpoint until deputies got to the scene.

Man to spend life in prison for 2014 murder of former Parchman warden

Kenneth Lee Williams has been sentenced to life in prison after a holiday barbecue that turned deadly in 2014.

  More than $4M stolen from Miss. taxpayers in state’s largest public embezzlement scheme, documents show

State Auditor Shad White announced six arrests Wednesday linked to the largest embezzlement scheme in state history.

Police arrest man accused of running over 6 people, leaving 4 injured and 1 dead

The man accused of running over several people outside a Gulfport plasma center Wednesday morning has been arrested.

Man in critical condition after shot while driving near Hwy 80

According to Jackson police, the man showed up at the hospital in a private vehicle to be treated.

  Auto burglars hit same Byram business three times in apparent crime spree

Surveillance photos show two men who raided the same auto repair shop on Wynndale Road three times.

Teens charged with capital murder face additional charges in separate shooting

Two teens charged with capital murder in the Jan. 12 shooting death of 25-year-old Jamar Quadracus “Drake” Edwards have been charged in connection to another Hattiesburg shooting that happened earlier that day.

Victim in officer-involved shooting died from a single gunshot to the head

The man killed Saturday in an officer-involved shooting in Gulfport died from a single gunshot wound to the head, according to Harrison County Coroner Brian Switzer.

  Mayor Lumumba looking for innovative ways to deal with crime

Jackson's mayor is looking for innovative ways to help de-escalate violent crime. He discusses the Credible Messenger Program in our exclusive one-on-one interview.

Investigators uncover puppy mill operation in Tate Co., nearly 200 dogs seized

Crews say the dogs were living in terrible conditions in Tate County, Mississippi most of them in need of immediate medical attention.

Junior firefighter accused in several arson fires

Grice is charged with setting four fires, but there are others that haven’t been solved.

CrimeStoppers: Flora police searching for Magnolia Carts and Equipment burglary suspect

The Flora Police Department is asking for assistance from the public in identifying a burglary suspect.

  SURVEILLANCE VIDEO: Masked men break into Jackson liquor store

According to Sgt. Holmes, Jackson police are investigating the break-in.

Mississippi man arrested for rash of car burglaries in Chalmette

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested a Mississippi man in connection with a rash of car burglaries that occurred recently in Chalmette, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

More than 200 dogs seized from Tate Co. home, officials say

Investigators in Tate County are searching for information after more than 200 mistreated dogs were taken from a home.

Suspect arrested after woman kidnapped and robbed at gunpoint in Jackson

Jackson police have arrested a suspect they say kidnapped a woman in west Jackson.

Man injured in shooting after fight with girlfriend; JPD investigating

This is a developing story.

Police: Man arrested in Vicksburg for having over 500 grams of meth

Chauncey Rankin was taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit Friday in the Kings area of Vicksburg.

Pastor indicted on theft charges, accused of stealing from elderly church member

A Memphis pastor has been indicted on felony theft and identity theft charges, according to the Shelby County District Attorney’s Office.

Police investigating ‘alleged inappropriate communications’ between Petal teacher, student

A Petal High School teacher is off the job after alleged misconduct with a student.

  Woman found shot to death in parking lot of south Jackson apartment complex

The second homicide investigation of the year is underway in the Capital City.

2nd escaped Covington Co. inmate captured; 1 still on the run

Alexander Knight was captured Thursday afternoon.

2nd inmate dies at Marshall County Correctional Facility; foul play not suspected

A second inmate has died at the Marshall County Correctional Facility since Saturday.

  Man allegedly shot by police has been accused of murder 3 times

A man shot by police Wednesday is a known criminal, accused in three homicides in the last 20 years.

  CAPTURED: Miss. man faked suicide to avoid rape charge, U.S. Marshals say

United States marshals added a Mississippi man to their most wanted fugitives list.

Man arrested after 17-year-old shot, killed in North Miss.

Police are asking for the public's help identifying any witnesses or video of the incident.

Facebook post sparked fight ending with shooting death of 17-year-old Tupelo girl

It was estimated as many as 40 to 50 people were at the scene when violence erupted.

  20-year-old wanted in Hinds Co. double murder investigation arrested by US Marshals

A Hinds County Sheriff tells our reporter that three children were in the apartment at the time of the shooting.

  Former inmates say Parchman Unit 29 problems are not new

Because every situation brings bloodshed, a violent mindset grows among the inmates.

Olive Branch firefighter arrested after report of active shooter at Mississippi hospital

An Olive Branch firefighter is out of jail on bond after being arrested last week following a report of an active shooter at Tallahatchie General Hospital.

Murder suspect arrested in December 2019 Ridgewood Rd. shooting

Twenty-five-year-old Christopher Middlebrook was apprehended Tuesday afternoon.

Three females arrested for armed carjacking and robbery of teen in Byram

Byram police have arrested three women they say is responsible for an armed carjacking and robbery in the city.