Crime

  Judge: Victim of Braxton homicide was shot in the head

Both Hunter and Basham received $250,000 bond, but within the next two hours that bond was taken away.

Man accused of kidnapping ex-girlfriend, shooting her new boyfriend

15-year-old wanted for capital murder in death of 19-year-old Moss Point man arrested

Mississippi representatives introduce legislation in honor of Christian Andreacchio

Ridgeland man gets 10 years for trying to lure 14-year-old

Goodman man arrested, charged with attempted murder after ‘road rage’ incident on I-55

  Hazlehurst restaurant owner believes ‘grace of God’ protected him while being robbed at gunpoint

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25-year-old shot in the face during aggravated assault at Jackson gas station

Young girl in critical condition after woman attempts to shoot dog, deputies say

  Jackson homicides surge, gun violence drops in first two weeks of new year

Man wearing surgical mask and Crocs robs Vicksburg convenience store at gunpoint

  GRAPHIC: Deer thrown off interstate bridge hits semi-truck in Mississippi

Meridian police search for man they say allegedly groped his 14-year-old cousin

  Jackson police ask for help identifying man who stole ‘numerous packets’ of cigarettes

The burglary took place at the Dollar General located in the 300 block of E. Fortification Street.

  Five suspects arrested from Mississippi’s Most Wanted list

If you have information regarding Mississippi’s Most Wanted, please contact Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 1-888-8CRIMES (1-888-827-4637).

  Two killed in separate double shootings in Jackson

Jackson police are investigating two deadly shootings that happened hours apart late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.

Crime Stoppers offering up to $2,500 for info on Utica parking lot bandit

The incident occurred on January 3 in the parking lot of Dollar General.

  Law enforcement preparing for possibility of armed protestors at Mississippi Capitol

  VIDEO: Restaurant owner robbed at gunpoint in parking lot

Man arrested after shooting, killing 21-year-old at Jackson apartment complex

Miss. woman accused of using Crime Stoppers money for ‘personal rodeo expenses’

Woman set to die for killing woman, cutting baby from womb

Man found dead outside Jackson home

  JPD launches special interstate operation after cars shutdown I-55

A viral video showed cars blocking off I-55 near St. Dominic Hospital, drifting, speeding, and snarling interstate traffic.

  Panhandling continues to be growing concern across Capital City

Panhandling continues to be an issue, causing major concerns amongst residents throughout the Capital City.

  Canton police find leads in unsolved killings in record year of homicides

In 2020, Canton police investigated a record number of homicides in the city.

Arrest made after woman killed inside home

This is a developing story.

Jackson police investigate early morning shooting

The incident happened on Gardenia Street just after 8:30 a.m.

  MHP explains why they did not respond to incident on I-55, says it wasn’t in their jurisdiction

Police are continuing to look through the video to identify faces, vehicles and license plate numbers.

Suspects indicted in murder of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney

A Jefferson County grand jury in December indicted Patrick Stallworth and Derick Irisha Brown on capital murder of a child under the age of 14 and capital murder of a child during a kidnapping.

Body of Lucedale man found in DeSoto National Forest

The body of a Lucedale man has been identified after a hunter discovered him in Greene County on New Year’s Day.

14-year-old dies days after McComb shooting

An 18-year-old is behind bars after a deadly shooting of a teen in McComb.

  Lawyer: Brandon man was acting reasonably when he shot neighbor while being ‘violently attacked’

A Brandon man’s actions were “reasonable” when he shot his neighbor dead earlier this week, a lawyer claims.

Family tracks down missing 21-year-old with app, finds her dead in car

A family’s frantic search for a 21-year-old who went missing ended in tragedy.

Shooting suspect leads police on high-speed chase from Edwards to Vicksburg

A suspect led Edwards police on a high-speed chase that ended in Vicksburg on Wednesday afternoon.

  Hispanics in Canton say they feel targeted after triple homicide rocks community

Tuesday’s triple homicide in Canton is just one example of violence against Hispanics.

Shooting at Mississippi birthday party, which hosted nearly 200 guests, leaves 1 dead, 1 in critical condition

A birthday party with close to 200 people in attendance, violating Mississippi’s COVID-19 protocols, turned into the scene of a murder.

  ‘You can’t escape the danger’: Brother and pregnant sister shot and killed in Mississippi triple homicide

The tragic news is sending a shockwave through the Hispanic community.

  Neighbors involved in fatal Rankin County shooting had previous problems

The sheriff’s department asks that if you’re going to video a fight, please use your phone to call 911 first.

Man chased down, shot after stealing vehicle, witnesses say

Jackson Police Department is investigating an incident on Trinity Street that happened Tuesday afternoon.

Man arrested after leading chase from Flowood, crashing in Jackson

He was booked into the Rankin County Jail.

  Man charged with murder, denied bond after Rankin Co. shooting

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey says the shooting stemmed from an ongoing property dispute.

  Neighbor’s video shows events leading up to Rankin County shooting Monday

“It just shows there are two sides to every story,” Sheriff Bryan Bailey said.

Victim identified in fatal Christmas Eve stabbing in Gulfport

Officials have identified the victim that was fatally stabbed on Christmas Eve in Gulfport.

Argument over cold food leads to shootout at Vicksburg Waffle House

At this time there have been no arrests. If you know anything about this crime, call police.

Vicksburg man accused of breaking child’s leg during domestic incident

He was charged with one count of Felony Domestic Violence after police say he broke his one-year-old son's leg while trying to assault the child’s mother.

Man injured in shooting at Jackson gas station

A verbal altercation led to shots being fired at the Shell Gas Station on Northside Drive and I-55.

Man found shot to death on Ridgeway Street

An investigation is ongoing.

Man arrested after woman shot through window

Brookhaven Police Department is investigating a shooting this weekend that they believe was domestic-related.

20-year-old arrested for possessing child pornography

Rankin County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man accused of owning child pornography.

  Families seek answers about alleged rapists’ bonds

“I want them to find out why these guys are walking out on such a low bond, a low bond, when their bonds should have been at least $50,000 or $100,000 for rape,” Boyanton said.

JPD reports 120 percent increase in carjackings, 55 percent increase in homicides in 2020

Crime up almost across the board in Jackson.

  Corruption among those in power a common trend in Mississippi. Auditor’s office looks to stop it.

At least once a month, Shad White's office uncovers a misuse of funds by elected leaders or those in power.

  Coroner: Man whose body was found at Canton baseball field had been shot in the head

Investigators said they found no shell casings or other evidence at the scene

Bahamian man in ICE custody dies of apparent heart attack inside Mississippi prison

A man from the Bahamas has died of an apparent heart attack while in a Mississippi prison.

Pelahatchie man charged with shooting death of wife

Rankin County deputies were called to a home on Jodie Drive in Pelahatchie on Tuesday evening, just before midnight.

  Natchez man indicted in deadly child abuse case

The man charged with killing a four-year-old girl last June has been indicted.

Ex-police chief pleads guilty to choking teen at high school

He’s accused of choking a 17-year-old while working as a school resource officer at Yazoo County High School.

2 charged with kidnapping child later abandoned at Mississippi Goodwill

According to U.S. Attorney’s Office, 24-year-old Jeremy Fitzgerald and 29-year-old Turliscea Turner, both of Memphis, are facing federal charges for kidnapping.

Burned records and massage chairs: Audit reveals major misspending by previous MDOC administration

Auditor Shad White says the uncovered misspending led to significant losses for taxpayers.

DiBiase pleads guilty for part in $4M embezzlement scheme

Brett DiBiase, a former professional wrestler and son of wrestling legend Ted DiBiase, Sr., entered the plea after his arrest in February.

New Orleans police search for suspect accused of horse sex in City Park

New Orleans police are trying to locate a man who was caught on video in the investigation of a sexual abuse to animals incident on December 15 the 1000 block of Filmore Avenue.

  Non-violent offenders can find a second chance at the Mississippi Expungement Center

"Each of us deserves an opportunity to improve or to move forward past a mistake that you made,” said attorney Darla Palmer.

McComb pawn shop employee arrested for allegedly putting seminal fluid in coworker’s lunch

Russo also allegedly recorded his actions and posted the videos on social media.

  Director of Jubilee Performing Arts Center arrested for sex crime against child

Dr. Terrence Alexander was arrested for enticement of a child to meet for sexual purposes Wednesday.

Man accused of killing parents arrested after shootout with Marion Co. deputies

John Henry Wells, 43, is being charged with two counts of murder.

Deputies exchange gunfire with man accused of killing parents

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened in Marion County on Monday.

Suspect in custody, toddler identified after being abandoned with change of clothes, note at Mississippi Goodwill

Southaven police say a toddler who was abandoned with a bag of clothes and a note Monday morning is now in the custody of Mississippi Child Protective Services.

  Brookhaven landmark damaged by car crash

A police report says the driver may have sideswiped another vehicle before hitting the landmark at a high rate of speed.

  Man shot on Raymond Road in Jackson

Jackson Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened on Thursday afternoon.

  WATCH: Video shows encounter with Oxford police before man killed

Oxford Chief of Police Jeff McCutchen gave a video update on the investigation Thursday afternoon, identifying the man as Kenneth Miller.

Investigation launched after Vicksburg 14-year-old shot multiple times, airlifted to UMMC

An investigation has been launched after a 14-year-old was shot multiple times in Vicksburg.

9-week-old baby shot in Montgomery, suspect arrested

Montgomery police have charged a man with attempted murder after an infant was shot Wednesday.

Children hit by 18-wheeler while getting off school bus in Vardaman, Mississippi

Counselors will be available at the school tomorrow for students and staff.

Former Biloxi senior staffer indicted on 9 counts of touching a child

Cliff Kirkland is accused of inappropriately touching three girls between 2013 and 2018.

Smugglers toss chicken wings, marijuana over fence of Mississippi prison

Chicken winds, marijuana and cigars were among the contraband intercepted at a Mississippi prison Monday morning.

Man breaks into Cleveland home, robs teacher in front of her online students

A Cleveland woman was teaching class online when a man broke into her house, threatened her with a knife, and robbed her of watches and her husband’s wedding ring, according to a Cleveland police report.

Sheriff: Runner fights off attacker in attempted rape on Longleaf Trace

The attack happened about a mile south of Epley Station.

Man charged with murder in August double shooting

The shooting happened on Jefferson Street in the early morning hours.

JPD investigating armed robbery of business

If you know anything about this crime, call law enforcement.

  Man gets second life sentence over 2015 murders

A judge sentenced Zebulum James to life in prison for the 2015 murder of Kristy Mitchell.