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Woman charged in connection with Trail at Northpointe fatal apartment stabbing

The suspect, Nikia Alexis Wilson, 23, is charged with murder, officials said.

WAPT - 2018-06-21 21:52:00

Man stabbed to death at Jackson apartment complex, JPD says

A man was stabbed to death at an apartment complex on Thursday in north Jackson, JPD says.The incident occurred at the Trails At Northpointe Apartments located on Northpointe Parkway near County Line Road. There is no motive or suspect information available.

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-06-21 16:40:00

Man ordered to pay $30-thousand in child support

Florence resident, Billy Pickell pleaded guilty and sentenced to five years in jail for failing to pay support over the course of the last fourteen years. That represents about $2,000 a year Pickell should have paid or almost $180 a month in payments.

WJTV.COM - 2018-06-21 21:12:54

JPD identifies stabbing victim in North Jackson

The female, who is believed to be the girlfriend of the victim, has been detained and transported for questioning. Her identity is not yet being released.

WJTV.COM - 2018-06-21 20:01:58

Brandon Police arrest couple who led high speed chase

BRANDON, Miss (WJTV) - Andre Coles and Alexuis Morgan have been charged with possession of Heroin and Methamphetamine. The two are from Winston Salem, North Carolina.

WJTV.COM - 2018-06-20 16:38:48

Amber alert up for 5-year old Mississippi girl

CLAY COUNTY, Miss. -- Investigators are trying to find a 5-year-old Clay County girl who was last seen Wednesday night,reports CBS Jackson, Mississippi affiliate WJTV. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation issued an Amber Alert for Baylee Elizabeth Emison.

CBS NEWS - 2018-06-21 05:12:00

Family members identify victim in fatal apartment stabbing

JACKSON, Miss. —The Jackson Police Department is investigating a fatal stabbing of a man in the 600 block of Northpointe Parkway near County Line Road .AdvertisementIt happened at the Trails at Northpointe Apartments.Trails at Northpointe ApartmentAccording to police, the man was found dead inside o

WAPT - 2018-06-21 18:51:00

EXCLUSIVE: Former JPD officer breaks silence after termination

"I believe he stated that a gun was cocked," said Lampkin. "Our duty issued weapon, we don't usually have to cock a gun while you're on duty. It's not very safe for the officer."

WJTV.COM - 2018-06-21 03:38:33

Man shot in foot at gas station

JACKSON, Miss. —Jackson police say a man pumping gas was shot in Jackson.It happened around 2:30 a.m. at Express Gas Station on Medgar Evers Boulevard.AdvertisementWitnesses told police they heard gunfire near the gas station before the 23-year-old victim said he was shot in the foot.The victim was

WAPT - 2018-06-20 12:27:00

Jackson gas station customer hit by bullet after nearby gunfire

A man fueling his vehicle at a Jackson gas station was hit by a bullet following shots fired in the area.Jackson police said the incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. at Express Lane in the 3700 block on Medgar Evers Boulevard. Officers said the victim had been transported from the scene in a private v

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-06-20 13:58:00

NWS Jackson confirms tornado in Lincoln County

BROOKHAVEN, Miss (WJTV) - A brief tornado in Lincoln County Monday has been confirmed by the National Weather Service.It began just south of Sycamore Trail and moved North, parallel to Nalco Lane.Large limbs were broken off softwood trees and a small tree was uprooted. The tornado crossed Chatmon Tr


Man shot in head at apartment complex

JACKSON, Miss. —A man was shot in the head at a Jackson apartment complex, according to Jackson police.It happened Monday just before 6:00 p.m. at the Edgewood Terrace Apartments in the 200 block of Edgewood Drive.AdvertisementOfficers were told that the 20-year-old victim and a second male were nea


Man dies from multiple stab wounds in Jackson

Officers responded to the 300 block of Jennings Street around 2 a.m., where they found a black male in the street suffering from multiple stab wounds. Officers learned from a witness, that an altercation had occurred between the victim and a second male minutes before. The victim was pronounced dead


Former Mississippi police officer arrested in felony case

The indictment statesScottsubmitted more than 600 hours on her time sheets in 2016 that she did not work, resulting in a fraudulent gain of more than $10,000. Her arraignment is set for June 28 in Leflore County Circuit Court.


Residents In Mississippi Town Told Black Water Is Safe To Drink

Residents in Mendenhall, Mississippi, are scratching their heads after city officials told them the black water flowing from their faucets is safe to drink.


MS Governor creates school safety task force

Gov. Phil Bryant is establishing a school safety task force to study shooting threats, prevention, and response.

WAPT - 2018-06-20 11:55:00

Delivery man goes above and beyond to make boy's dream come true

A little Rankin County boy had a simple dream -- to make an awesome box fort. Wendy Bailey said her 6-year-old son Brandon waited two weeks for a new refrigerator to be delivered, but when it arrived at their house, it didn't have a box. "The kind delivery man from Lowe's felt so bad, he went out of


Honey buns on the highway: Snack truck crash closes I-20 West for hours in Brandon

Honey buns on the highway: Snack truck crash closes I-20 West for hours in Brandon(Photo: Clarion Ledger)Interstate 20 West was closed for hours Friday morning after an 18-wheeler hauling snack cakes crashed, Brandon police said.The truck overturned on I-20 westbound between exits 56 and 54. Officer


Deadly crash in Madison County

According to Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Corporal Kervin Stewart, a 2012 Chevrolet Impala was traveling westbound when it crossed the eastbound lanes, left the roadway, and collided with a tree.


The world of Mississippi newspapers is changing fast

I’m talking the likes of George McLean of Tupelo, Oliver Emmerich of McComb, the various Hedermans of Jackson, Hodding Carter Jr. of Greenville, Lewis Cashman of Vicksburg, Joe Ellis of Clarksdale, Big Jimmy Skewes of Meridian and dozens more successful owners, editors and publishers from the era of