Crime

Two teenagers taken to the hospital after shooting in Jackson; One in critical condition

Police say it allegedly happened while the two victims were walking on McDowell Road near Terry Road

  Police identify man killed in second interstate shooting this week

Mid-South OBGYN sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexual battery

Surveillance photos: JPD asking for public’s help to identify man wanted in Church’s Chicken robbery

  Man stabbed after argument at Greyhound Bus Station

Shooter in custody after person injured in domestic dispute in Pearl

  Madison mom upset after suspended child gets on campus

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Man fires handgun during robbery at Family Dollar in Jackson

Elderly Florence woman shoots, kills 58-year-old son in ‘domestic situation’

Three men detained by ICE after possible kidnapping in Lauderdale Co.

Man convicted in Deen, Tate murder case arrested again

  Fake cop driving Kia Soul arrested for pulling over driver in Pearl, police say

  Lockdown lifted after shooting on Jackson State campus

Man’s condition unknown after being shot on Lyndon B. Johnson Dr.

A man was shot in the 6500 block of Lyndon B. Johnson Drive Wednesday morning

Man injured in motel shooting on HWY 80 in Jackson

Jackson police are investigating an early morning shooting.

Jackson, Mississippi ranked one of the least-safe cities in America

The study looked at home and community safety, financial safety and natural-disaster risk.

Man robs Church’s Chicken in Jackson, police say

Jackson Police Department is investigating a robbery at Church’s Chicken.

  Drugs and gun found after convicted felon prompts police chase from Madison to Jackson

Report: Mother of kids found hanging in basement charged with murder, sexual intercourse with a dog

Woman says two men posing as cops pulled her over in Clinton; Police investigating

19-year-old dies after being shot in the head while driving on the interstate

  Man kidnapped estranged wife at knifepoint before being arrested, Vicksburg police say

Man taken to hospital after shooting on Maple Ridge Dr. in Jackson

  New Orleans men arrested after stealing from Ulta in Madison, leading police on chase

Police are still working to identify three other suspects involved in a shoplifting incident at Ulta in Madison.

  Vicksburg homicide suspect arrested after hiding out in church, triggering alarm

The Vicksburg Daily News is reporting that one person has been shot in the chest and officials are looking for a white man with a sawed off shotgun.

Human remains positively identified as Aniah Blanchard

Officials have identified the remains found in Macon County as those of Aniah Blanchard.

Mississippi teen faces murder charge in Starkville parking lot shooting

A Mississippi teenager has been charged as an adult following a deadly shooting

Suspects wanted for breaking into maintenance building at Flora apartment complex

The Flora Police Department is asking for help from the public cracking a theft case.

Vicksburg woman injured in drive-by when bullets enter bedroom

Vicksburg police are investigating a drive-by shooting that happened around 4:08 a.m. Wednesday.

9-year-old critically injured in overnight shooting on Castalia St.

A 9-year-old boy is injured following an overnight shooting on Castalia Street and Livewell Circle just south of South Parkway.

Meridian teen beats elderly woman unconscious, then steals her car, police say

15-year-old Nathan Crews is accused of committing the crime after the woman refused to give him a car ride.

  Police suspect the same two women behind Ulta thefts in Flowood and Madison

Detectives from the two departments are now sharing information hoping to solve this crime together.

Mississippi sheriff: 2 bodies discovered along rural road

News outlets report deputies think the victims were in their early 20s.

Man shot in leg on Kennington Ave.

JPD is investigating a shooting in the 1200 block of Kennington Avenue.

Driver wrecks vehicle on University Blvd. after being shot

Jackson police are investigating a Tuesday morning shooting.

Suspect turns himself in after shooting ex-girlfriend’s sister in Adams Co.

Adams County deputies responded to a call of shots fired in the area of Groves Acres Road on Friday, November 23.

Police say man killed in officer-involved shooting at SC Walmart ‘presented a firearm’

A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting at a Walmart in Chester, South Carolina Saturday morning.

Missing 5-year-old Taylor Williams’ remains found near Demopolis, Ala.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in Florida has confirmed remains found earlier this month near Demopolis, Ala. are those of 5-year-old Taylor Rose Williams.

  Christian Andreacchio’s family files residency suit against District Attorney

The Andreacchio family has filed suit against District Attorney Kassie Coleman, saying she doesn't live in Mississippi.

Judge sentences ‘poster child for serial rapists’ to 371 years in prison

Judge Lee Coffee sentenced 37-year-old William Gossett to 371 years in prison Monday, saying Gossett never deserves to walk the streets as a free man again.

Would-be kidnapper sought after woman fends off attacker

Hinds County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who attempted to kidnap a woman Monday.

  Woman arrested, accused of killing grandmother’s dog

A Memphis woman faces felony animal cruelty charges after investigators say she killed her grandmother's dog and left parts of it around the house.

Suspect arrested for shooting, killing uncle at Meridian gaming lounge

The shooting happened Saturday evening during a family gathering at 1st and Ten Gaming Lounge.

No one injured in Clubview Dr. shooting; man and woman arrested for shooting into home

This is a developing story.

  Man breaks into car in Brandon neighborhood, steals several items including a gun

In the video, the suspect can be seen opening the car door and entering the vehicle.

Inmate on the run from Mississippi since May arrested in Ascension Parish Saturday

Acting on a tip, deputies from the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Roderick Varnado, 29, who escaped from the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections in May 2019.

Second suspect arrested in Aniah Blanchard disappearance

Auburn police arrested a second suspect in connection with the disappearance of Aniah Blanchard Friday night.

Teen babysitter pleads guilty to beating 6-year-old girl to death

Prosecutors say Antonio Evans beat three children while babysitting in 2015. A 6-year-old girl died from her injuries.

Two people in custody after chase and standoff on Skyline Dr.

Two people are in police custody after a chase and standoff in Jackson Friday afternoon.

’Dangerous’ murder suspect wanted in Prentiss

Police continue the search for a man wanted for murder in Jefferson Davis County.

  Zebulum James found guilty of murder

A jury found Zebulum James guilty of murder and shooting into an occupied vehicle.

Former student accused of threatening high school shooting in song lyrics

A former FCAHS student is behind bars, accused of making a song with lyrics threatening a shooting at the school.

14-year-old Louisiana boy accused of killing his father with a spear

Investigators are working to determine a motive.

Two doctors plead guilty in health care fraud scheme

Two doctors pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday for their roles in a multi-million dollar health care fraud scheme.

Suspect indicted in shooting death of Biloxi Police officer McKeithen

The suspect accused of killing Biloxi Police officer Robert McKeithen was indicted Thursday by a Harrison County grand jury, according to Crosby Parker.

Man ‘grazed by gunfire’ on Hanging Moss Rd.

The Jackson Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting on Hanging Moss Road.

  3 On Your Side Investigates: Jailed and Abused

The Hinds County Detention Center in Raymond has been a source of frustration for decades, and now it is once again the subject of a lawsuit.

  Zebulum James cross examines his sister during murder trial in Hinds County Circuit Court

It was a very emotional day for his sister who was subpoenaed to testify for the prosecution

  Mother says her daughter was nearly abducted after getting off school bus in Horn Lake, Miss

A Mississippi mother says a man tried to abduct her daughter as she got off the school bus last Wednesday in Horn Lake.

  Police asking for help identifying man who burglarized vehicles in Jackson

The suspect was captured on surveillance video using a stolen card at a local store.

Man charged with manslaughter after high schooler shot in back, killed

According to police, 3 others people were inside the vehicle when it went off around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

Deputies find 140 pounds of meth valued over $1 million, one suspect in custody

Esteban Bernardina-Betancourt, 36, was arrested by Harrison County deputies on felony charges of trafficking methamphetamine.

Second person arrested a year after Vicksburg mother shot to death at her home

A second person has been arrested over a year after a Vicksburg woman was killed in what police initially believed was a home invasion.

  Thieves get away with cigarettes, plastic bags after breaking into Jackson tobacco shop

Two people broke into a tobacco shop in Jackson Wednesday morning.

  Simpson County man dies after wedding party; Newlyweds arrested

Reuben Mayes and Amanda Warren were married on the day Willie Davis was killed. Now the couple have been arrested and are considered "persons of interest."

Zebulum James fires attorney, now defending himself in murder trial

He admits to the crimes, but says he should be found ‘not guilty’ by reason of insanity.

Mississippi man pleads guilty to killing his mother on Mother’s Day

He has been sentenced to life for his mother’s murder and 25 years for the assault charge.

Prosecutor: Police kill man who shot wife after child calls 911 for help

Prosecutor John Champion says a child called 911 around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday and said their father shot their mother. Officers later shot the man after the woman was pulled to safety.

Louisiana man pleads guilty to fatally shooting wife in front of kids

Investigators say the two argued in a car while their four children watched.

Memphis couple charged with capital murder after baby dies at Southaven motel

An 18-year-old mother and her 37-year-old boyfriend are charged with murder after the death of a 13-month-old baby in September.

Six teens charged for robbing man at Vicksburg apartment complex

Vicksburg police responded to a report Friday, Nov. 15, of a man that had been robbed at an apartment complex.

MHP trooper arrested for domestic violence

Devodrick Sims is charged with misdemeanor domestic violence and malicious mischief.

Report: Mississippi laws cause ‘extreme’ prison sentences

An advocacy group founded by technology executives says in a new report that Mississippi’s habitual-offender laws are causing long prison sentences and costing the state millions of dollars

Meridian man steals ambulance while crew member napped in the back

The ambulance and its crew from Jackson were at a truck stop when Zachary Hopson jumped in the driver’s seat and drove off

Louisiana teen charged with fatally shooting 2-year-old girl in car

Police haven’t said what they think motivated the attack.

  Convicted felon wanted by Clinton police on multiple counts of auto burglary

The Clinton Police Department needs the public’s help locating an auto burglary suspect.

Sixty-six batteries stolen from 33 school buses in Jackson County

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says 66 batteries were stolen out of 33 buses in St. Martin over the weekend, along with a white 2001 Ram 1500 maintenance truck.

Man indicted after allegedly shooting at preacher in Columbus church parking lot

22-year-old James Garrett Taylor of Caledonia was arrested in June and indicted during the past few weeks.

Tupelo man charged with child abuse after 6-year-old taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Police say the man was dating the boy’s mother and was babysitting the child.

  Pastors of burned Louisiana churches discuss forgiveness and rebuilding

Pastors and Mayor from Louisiana church fire are honored in Jackson, Mississippi less than a year after the hate crimes.

Memphis police lieutenant indicted for the rape of a 15-year-old girl

Jeffrey Jones, 52, is accused of raping the teenage daughter of an acquaintance sometime between December 2018 and May 2019, according to the DAG’s office.