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Woman killed after domestic disturbance identified; suspect in custody
The suspect is being held without bond and is currently awaiting his initial court appearance. 53-year-old Anthony Washington has been arrested and charged with murder for the shooting death of Latoya McBride. Source: JPD JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson police are investigating a deadly shooting tha
Angry racists don’t represent Brookhaven - Daily Leader
A troubling trend seems to have landed in Brookhaven and Lincoln County. It appears some people, including public officials, are allowing the outrage that’s become a regular feature on Facebook to drive their decision-making.It’s happened with issues that are important and some that are relatively m
JPD: Gunshot victim runs to Waffle House after being shot
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)--Jackson police are investigating a shooting after a man was taken to the hospital from the McDowell Road Waffle House. It happened shortly after 9:00 p.m. Saturday.Officers responded to the restaurant about a gunshot victim. When they arrived, officers found an man with an in
Halloween Boos & Things to Do
Fright Nite takes place on Saturday, Oct. 20, beginning at 9 p.m. The event will feature $1 mixed drinks and bottled beers until 11 p.m., a costume contest with a total of $1,000 in prize money and music from DJ Polo. Admission is $10 per person.
I-55 crash kills 32-year-old man
COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - A 32-year-old Crystal Springs man was killed on I-55 Friday night, when he was traveling southbound and was “sideswiped” by another southbound vehicle, according to the Dept. of Public Safety.
2 arrested for domestic violence assault - Daily Leader
Arrest reportsThe Lincoln County Jail Docket for Thursday was as follows:• Jason Lambert, 08/12/1983, 171 Overpass Trail, Bogue Chitto — arrested for probation violation by Mississippi Department of Corrections
East Marion’s Jarveon Howard soaring at Syracuse
COLUMBIA, MS (WDAM) - “College football, it’s different,” said Syracuse freshman running back Jarveon Howard. “It’s smash-mouth, basically.”It did not take long for Howard to make his mark with the Syracuse Orange.The East Marion grad burst onto the college football scene with a 45-yard dash against
Brookhaven man arrested for aggravated domestic assault - Daily Leader
Arrest reportsThe Lincoln County Jail Docket for Tuesday was as follows:• Dustin Thompson, 12/15/1982, 1967 Old Hwy. 51 NE — arrested for aggravated domestic assault by Brookhaven Police Department.• Eula H. Thadison, 12/08/1953, 360 Hwy. 483 — arrested for bad check first by Mississippi Department
BREAKING: Brookhaven officials sign resolution asking MHSAA to remove Forest Hill band suspension
The band's suspension led to backlash from Forest Hill High students, parents, and community leaders, including a display of support for the band members during a Jackson Public Schools board meeting Tuesday night.
Woman, 75, shot her grandson after argument about tea cups on her furniture
(RNN) - Helen Washington is being evaluated to determine if she's competent to stand trial. The 75-year-old is accused of shooting her grandson during an argument about putting tea cups on her furniture, according to a report by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The incident happened on Oct. 12. The vic
One dead after two vehicle crash in Copiah Co.
Mississippi Highway Patrol was advised of a two vehicle crash on Interstate 55, near Crystal Springs in Copiah County, after 9:45 p.m. Friday.
BHS plows over Wingfield for homecoming victory - Daily Leader
The Brookhaven High School Panthers pulled out all the stops and picked up an easy victory over the visiting Wingfield Falcons 35-21 Friday night on King Field.With the added pressures of homecoming looming over the players, the Panthers showed no sign of nerves or jitters as they were able to contr
Hattiesburg police are looking for driver who may have struck and killed a pedestrian
When officers arrived, they saw the victim in the roadway. He appeared to bed dead, Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Ryan Moore said.
North Pike stuns Natchez 49-25 to stay in playoff hunt
North Pike isn’t in control of its own destiny, however, and must win the final two games of the regular season, including a formidable challenge on the road next week against district leader Laurel and another road game against Forest Hill.
Coming to Your Town | US Concealed Carry Association
We who carry learn to back carefully away whenever possible and to safeguard our families and our own lives. We are not paid to solve crimes, much less step into the middle of a gunfight. I’m not sure this strategy is going to last, however.
Man sentenced in Prentiss shooting
JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Jefferson Davis County judge sentenced a man for a 2017 shooting on Friday.Joshua Loftin was sentenced to 10 years with five to serve and five post-release supervision for the shooting of Dontarius Walker in April 2017. Loftin was charged with aggravated assault
Brookhaven, MS Leaders Throw Support Behind High School Band Punished For Controversial Skit
JACKSON, Miss. (localmemphis.com) - The city offended by one Mississippi high school band's halftime performance last week is now standing in support of the students punished for the skit. The Forest Hill marching band from Jackson pointed fake guns at other members of the band dressed as police off
BPD reports fraud call Thursday - Daily Leader
Police reportsThe Brookhaven Police Department’s reports for Thursday were as follows:• Attempted burglary on Fred Walley Drive• Unlock on Industrial Park Road• Alarm on Longleaf Trail• Animal control on East Chickasaw Street• Harassment on Hwy. 51 N• Vehicle road hazard on Hwy. 51 S• Disturbance on
Mother of baby who was stabbed and placed in oven issues statement
In responding to her baby's death, Jones says, "all I know is that my mother stabbed my daughter and put her in the oven and cooked her. My mother was not a violent person. She loved Royalty and she always treated Royalty like Royalty. My mom obviously was not herself."
Fire destroys trailers near truck stop
Ten out of 16 units in four trailer homes behind the Fernwood Truck Stop burned late Wednesday night.No one was in the units located on 1110 Airport-Fernwood Road when Sunny Hill volunteer firefighters arrived on scene, but 80 percent of it is destroyed, said chief Eric Hightower.Though six units di