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Man Bolts Courtoom After Manslaughter Conviction
GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Greenville man charged with 1st degree murder, but found guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter, now has another charge to face. Felony escape. After a two trial and three hours of deliberations 25-year-old Quavares Pulliam of Greenville was convicted on the less
4 dead after 12-hour hostage standoff in Mississippi, city spokesman says
Clinton, Miss. -- Authorities said Saturday four people are dead and a suspect is in custody after a domestic dispute in Mississippi led to a fatal hostage standoff. The street was at one point flooded with first responder cars while a man was believed to have held multiple people hostage for almost
Guide Right, A Program Aimed at Mentoring Boys and Making them Men.
Some young men get some wise advice from a Greenville Alumni Fraternity chapter. The Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. hosted its Guide Right Program-- "I Have a Dream Teen Summit" at 'Mississippi Valley State University on Saturday morning.
Manhunt for two escaped Mississippi inmates
FORREST COUNTY, Miss. (WKRG) -- A manhunt is underway for two inmates who escaped from the Forrest County Jail in Mississippi Friday. Carlos Sibley and Donaven Harris are considered to be dangerous. Sibley recently pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and Harris has a previous armed robbery charge
Mississippi suit to cover all who lost voting rights, judge says
JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge says a handful of former Mississippi convicts who are suing to have their voting rights restored can represent everyone who falls into that category.
One Dead One Injured in Greenville Shooting
GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenville saw another murder Wednesday night. Police were called to the 1200 block of Dublin Street around 10:50 PM where they discovered two men suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Neither victim has been publicly identified. A 38-year-old black male was pronounce
Fatalities reported in Mississippi hostage situation: report
Authorities are reporting “multiple fatalities’’ stemming from a hostage situation in Clinton, Mississippi, WAPT reports. The television station reported at 2:49 p.m Saturday (Feb. 16) that the scene was secure. The standoff had lasted nearly 12 hours, WAPT’s story said.
Trey Benson Waiting On Ole Miss
Trey Benson out of Greenville, Miss., has made the trek over to Ole Miss several times in the past year. The 6-foot-1, 195-pound chiseled tailback out of St. Joseph has grown close to the Rebels running back coach, Derrick Nix, who is also in charge of recruiting the Delta for Ole Miss.
Greenville Officers on the Hunt for Murder Suspect
At 10:50 yesterday evening, officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Dublin Street in reference to two shot people. Upon arrival one victim, a 40 year old male, was transported to DRMC and is listed in critical condition.
Wheelchair-bound Pedestrian Killed in Greenville
GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A wheelchair-bound pedestrian was killed in a traffic accident in Greenville on Tuesday. Police were called to Highway 1 and Abide Road around 7:00 PM where they say they found a 67-year-old white male in a wheelchair who had been struck by a 2008 Chevy Malibu. The driv
Man arrested for arson following north Mississippi furniture plant fire
PONTOTOC COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A man accused of setting fire to a north Mississippi furniture plant has been arrested. A joint investigation between the Mississippi State Fire Marshal Office and the Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office led to the arrest of 30-year-old Jason Lee Doss.
Mississippi Legislature Passes Bill Banning Abortion After Fetal Heartbeat Detected; Governor To Sign Into Law
On Wednesday, the Mississippi state Senate and House of Representatives passed bills to prohibit abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detectable (between six and seven weeks gestation).
Drivers without insurance are a problem in Mississippi
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Uninsured drivers are a problem on Mississippi roads. The state Insurance Commissioner is raising awareness of having uninsured motorist insurance — and has some good news for consumers.