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UPDATE: Hinds County DA calls Jackson murder suspect's release "unconstitutional"

A Jackson murder suspect -- deemed a danger to the community -- has been released because he was never indicted by a grand jury, a move the district attorney calls "unconstitutional." Police initially charged 21-year-old Nicholas Coats with killing 23-year-old Chelsie Lynn Kirschten on August 17, 20

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 18:56:12

Hinds County Deputies intercept contraband, one inmate charged with escape

Hinds County Sheriff's Deputies intercepted a cache of contraband and arrested a Hinds County Detention Center inmate allegedly trying to retrieve it. Major Pete Luke said 23-year-old Terrence Paige, of Jackson, attempted to escape through the roof of the jail hoping to get a package containing cont


Ridgeland woman competes on Jeopardy

Alex Trebek has provided fans with an update on his health, and though he didn't answer in the form of a question, he says his "prognosis is excellent." Time The beam of the bright studio lights. The opportunity to flex your mental muscles in front of millions. Getting to fly to California and meet

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-01-18 18:14:08

Extended school days possible for JPS

District needs to make up 5 days because of water issues Updated: 10:48 AM CST Jan 18, 2018 Students of Jackson Public Schools returned to class on Thursday after an unexpected extension of winter break because of a prolonged spell of cold weather causing water problems. District leaders said 95 p

WAPT - 2018-01-18 16:48:00

Water damage at Jackson apartment complex leaves two families practically homeless

Severe water damage at a Jackson apartment complex leaves two families practically homeless. Just after 4:00 Wednesday evening, the ceiling in two different units at the Sunset Plaza apartments collapsed. Water leaked from the ceiling destroyed electronics, clothing and bedding in each home. Even

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-18 04:44:19

Fire breaks out on W. Jasper Street in Brandon

BRANDON, Miss. (WJTV) - Brandon firefighters responded to a building fire early Tuesday morning. Authorities tell WJTV that crews went to Sun Pine Corporation building on W. Jasper Street around 5:30 a.m. The building is more than 50 years old and used to be a plant where they made chemical househol


Clinton police seek suspects believed tied to metro area crimes

The Clinton Police Department is working in conjunction with other local law enforcement agencies to solve a string of armed robberies around the metro area that are believed to be connected. Detectives with the Clinton Police Department, Brandon Police Department and Ridgeland Police Department bel

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-01-17 19:29:28

Morton man pleads guilty to social security disability fraud

53-year-old Bobby Earl Thweatt, of Morton, pled guilty Wednesday before United States District Judge Tom S. Lee, to theft of government funds by fraudulently obtaining Social Security Disability payments. Thweatt was approved for Title II Social Security disability benefits effective in October, 199

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 21:54:41

Woman found dead outside Memphis City Hall, victim identified

MPD has identified the woman as Shelley Thompson. Officers said Thompson walked away from her care home on Lucy Ave. in South Memphis Tuesday afternoon. The care home was more than three miles away from where she was found. Her cause of death is still pending. A missing person's report was issued fo

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-01-18 14:31:24

Known drug dealer shot and killed in deputy-involved shooting, suspect detained

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Shelby County Sheriff's Office responded to a deputy-involved shooting Wednesday afternoon in North Memphis. The incident happened in the 1100 block of Decatur Street around 2:45 p.m. Two deputies were serving a warrant when things escalated. The suspect, identified as Brian G

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-01-18 11:41:35

CLOSINGS: Shelby County, other schools close Friday

Some Mid-South schools will be closed Friday, Jan. 19 because of icy roads.Click here for a full list of school closings Shelby County Schools, DeSoto County Schools, Hardeman County Schools, and Lauderdale County Schools, along with several other school districts, have already canceled classes for

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-18 21:18:25

Woman reported missing before dying in front of City Hall

The woman found dead in front of City Hall on Wednesday was the subject of a City Watch just days prior. Sheley Thompson died on a Main Street bench during one of the coldest nights this winter. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said Thompson was staying in temporary housing on Lucy Avenue when she got i

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-18 19:30:53

3 stabbed on Faxon Ave - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Three people were stabbed near midnight Wednesday night. The stabbings happened on Faxon Avenue, near Summer Avenue. Three people were rushed to the hospital; their condition is unknown at this time. There is no information on a possible suspect. Three people were stabbed near midnight Wednesday nig

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-18 12:18:52

Survivor of deadly crash responsive after 12-day wait

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The sole survivor inside an SUV involved in a crash in Southeast Shelby County on January 5 is now responsive, according to family. RELATED: Memphis man tries to save victims from burning SUV Mauricus Murdock, 20, is alive and family is expecting him to be okay. The University of T

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-01-19 02:41:22

Multi-vehicle wreck shuts down I-55 northbound, child taken to hospital in critical condition

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A multi-vehicle crash has shut down I-55 northbound near Brooks Road. Two individuals have been transported to the hospital. One adult is in non-critical condition, and one child is in critical condition. This is an active scene. The Tennessee Department of Transportation says traff

WREG - 2018-01-19 01:04:57

Sherra Wright heading back to Memphis to face murder charges

New details are emerging about Sherra Wright's extradition back to Memphis. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office tells WMC Action News 5 that a private inmate transportation company will bring Wright back to Memphis this Friday. Sherra's been in a Riverside County, California jail since Dec. 15 when

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-19 02:03:06

San Jose police sniper cleared in shooting of man who killed ex's parents

A San Jose police sniper was legally justified in fatally shooting a man who killed his ex-girlfriend's parents and held their 13-year-old son hostage, according to a review by the Santa Clara County district attorney's office. Just after 9 p.m. on May 3, Mirza Tatlic stormed a home on the 1000 bloc

SFGATE - 2018-01-18 23:47:00

San Jose gang members killed young dad in cold blood, jury finds

Four years after a young dad made the fatal mistake of trusting he could look for a parking spot in East San Jose without risking his life, the two Norteno gang members accused of gunning him down in cold blood were convicted Thursday of first-degree murder. Richard Guerrero, now 25, and his brother

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-19 01:49:59

San Jose: 3.0 magnitude quake shakes South Bay

SAN JOSE - A 3.0 magnitude earthquake shook the South Bay on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The temblor hit at 6:41 p.m. about 14 miles east-southeast of San Jose at a depth of 3.1 miles, according to the USGS. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The USGS reported

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-18 04:04:12

Police: Man assaults, kills girlfriend's brother to death at San Jose home

SAN JOSE (KRON) - A 65-year-old man who was assaulted by his sister's boyfriend at a San Jose home has died, police said on Wednesday. The assault happened on Nov. 10 at around 7:32 a.m. in the 400 block of Buena Vista Avenue, authorities said. When officers responded to a family disturbance, they f

KRON4 - 2018-01-18 02:04:58