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Clarksdale Man Killed One Day Before His Son Was Born
Clarksdale Police say 31-year-old Kevin Robinson was shot at a "known drug house." Robinson's mother said he had been talking about buying presents for his five kids before he was killed.
Clarksdale Murder Likely Drug Related
CLARKSDALE, MS (Paul Wilson WROX Radio) — Clarksdale police believe this week’s shooting that left a man dead is drug-related. 31-year-old Kevin Robinson was shot Monday night at a house in the 100 block of Ninth Street that law enforcement calls a “known drug house”. A search of the home in August
Sky Cops Coming to High Crime Clarksdale Areas
CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Press-Register reports the city of Clarksdale hopes to install Sky Cop cameras in high crime areas of the city. One camera is being placed at MLK and Garfield as a test and the city will seek bids for up to 50 more for about a quarter-million dollars. North State St
Homicide and Armed Robbery in Clarksdale
CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Clarksdale police are investigating a Monday homicide and Tuesday armed robbery. Kevin Robinson was shot and killed Monday night when someone opened fire on a home on 9th Street. CPD is being assisted by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. Tuesday evening cash was
Details on R. Kelly Hiring Alleged Mistress Divorce Lawyer in Lawsuit Against Her Mississippi Sheriff Ex-Husband
There’s a lot to unpack but essentially it appears R. Kelly is being really petty. R. Kelly is currently in the midst of a legal battle which dates back to last year with Kenny Bryant, a Mississippi sheriff. Among the laundry list of accusations, and it is rather extensive, Bryant claims Kelly slept
Shelby Home Invaders Hold Gun to Baby’s Head
SHELBY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Armed men held a gun to an infant’s head during a home invasion in Shelby last week according to police. Chief of Police Kenneth Hampton said three individuals entered a home on Douglas Street in Shelby around 10:30 PM last Tuesday demanding money. Four men, a woman, and th
Correction: Mississippi River Bluffs Wind Farm story
In a story Dec. 15 about a proposed wind farm in southern Illinois, The Associated Press attributed a quote in support of the project to the wrong person. It was … Click to Continue »
Mississippi town adding 'Skycops' to help fight crime
CLARKSDALE, Miss. - Clarkdale, Mississippi has had 12 homicides this year. Even the police chief said this was a rough year for the city. FOX13 found out the city is looking to put a new plan in place – Skycops.
Police need help solving local 72-year-old man's murder
TUNICA, Miss. - It’s been a month since a 72-year old man was murdered in the doorway of his Tunica County home. Investigators are still trying to find a motive and his killer. They have some leads, but nothing has panned out.
Community Health Systems to take over Clarksdale hospital Dec. 16
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Teen shot and killed after party gets out of hand in North Mississippi
TUNICA CO., Miss. - A teenage boy was shot and killed over the weekend after a party in Mississippi got out of hand. Michael Jackson, 16, was shot and killed late Saturday night during a party at the Lots of Love Events Center in Tunica.
Clarksdale police investigating deadly shooting
CLARKSDALE, Miss. — Police in Clarksdale are investigating following a shooting that left a 31-year-old man dead. According to police, an unknown suspect opened fire on a home in the 100 block of 9th Street around 10:30 p.m. Monday. Kevin Robinson was shot multiple times and pronounced dead on the s
Teenager killed at Tunica party; family blames gangs
TUNICA, Miss. — A mother says her 16-year-old son is dead after a fight turned into gunfire at a party in Tunica on Saturday night, and the family is blaming what they say is a gang problem in Tunica.
Mississippi's 4 Most Wanted suspects in Hinds County
JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) - In this week's edition of Mississippi's Most Wanted, we're focusing on the four most wanted suspects from Hinds County. The Hinds County Sheriff's Office is looking for 27-year-old Desiree Nickerson. Nickerson is wanted for one count of house burglary. Nickerson is 5'4" and 13
Public hanging comment prompts series on lynchings in Mississippi
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The term “public hanging,” used during the November Senate race, has created a state-wide discussion regarding lynchings. “The 'L' Word: Lynching in Mississippi," hosted at the Smith Robertson Museum in Jackson, began Monday and is the first session on the impact of the killings
Mississippi man arrested in fatal Jonesville shooting
CATAHOULA Parish - (12/17/18) A Mississippi man has been arrested for a fatal shooting in Jonesville. Jordan Johnson, 22 of Natchez, Mississippi, was arrested for 2nd degree murder.
Auto museum in Mississippi closing next year
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Teen shot and killed in North Mississippi
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a shooting at a Mississippi business. According to the news release, officers were called to the Lots of Love business on the 2200 block of U.S. Highway North on December 16.
Mississippi artist, who has no arms, grabs hold of life
Helen Chamberlin rushed to the nursery window of Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville on Nov. 18, 1999. She was about to see her just-born grandchild. “But all of a sudden, they dropped the window blinds,” Chamberlin recalls. “I couldn’t figure out what was going on.”
Woman, teen killed in separate shootings in Mississippi
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A 25-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man have been shot to death in separate incidents in Mississippi's capital city. Officers were called to a parking lot around 5 a.m. Sunday where a woman was lying next to a car.