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15-year-old on Bike Shot and Killed in Greenville

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A 15-year-old boy was found shot to death on his bicycle by Greenville Police early Wednesday night. Police were called to the 400 block of Robertshaw around 7:18 PM. On arrival they found the black youth on a bicycle suffering from gunshot wounds. Emergency Medical per

DELTADAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-10-18 04:01:00

Two Found Dead in Greenville Home Wednesday

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Foul play is not suspected police say, but two people were found dead in a Greenville home Wednesday morning. After authorities arrived at a home on Cedar Street shortly before 8:00 AM they had to force their way into a locked bedroom where they found a 46-year-old man,

DELTADAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-10-18 04:00:00

Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The death of a 20-month-old girl found stabbed and burned inside an oven of a Mississippi Delta home led to a murder charge Tuesday against the child's grandmother, authorities said. Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams Sr. said 48-year-old Carolyn Jones was charged with firs

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-18 11:28:08

Mother of baby baked in oven speaks out after her mom is arrested

Royalty Marie Floyd was found dead in an oven at her grandmother's home in Shaw, Mississippi on Monday nightHer grandmother, Carolyn Jones, 48, was charged with first-degree murderVeronica Jones, the 20-month-old girl's mother, said she is still coming to terms with the fact her own mother is allege

DAILY MAIL - 2018-10-18 19:32:47

Gov. Bryant appoints MS lottery corporation board of directors

The Mississippi Lottery Corporation was created during the Mississippi Legislature 2018 First Extraordinary Session upon passage of Senate Bill 2001. Governor appoints lottery board; Source: Image bank ((AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)) JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Gov. Phil Bryant appointed five members to the Mis

WLBT - 2018-10-19 15:01:57

'My mother was not a violent person,' says woman whose toddler was stabbed, placed in oven

The mother, Veronica Jones, said she started a GoFundMe page to take care of her daughter’s funeral arrangements.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-10-18 01:47:00

Workshop discovers Greenville’s potential

Big plans are in store for downtown in the coming years. This past week, the City of Greenville played host to a two-day workshop at the E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center with local leaders, nonprofits and community organizations along with a team of rural planning and creative placemaking professional

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2018-10-19 07:57:00

Mayor: This killing is senseless, heinous

Greenville police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting that left one teenager dead.At 7:18 p.m. officers of the Greenville Police Department responded to a call of a body found in the 400 block of Robertshaw Street.

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2018-10-19 07:56:00

Community speaks out after Mississippi toddler was stabbed to death and put in oven

Man shot, killed by deputies identified as I-40 shooting suspectCouple robbed by 2 men who they let inside home to 'use the bathroom,' police sayCoughing? Feeling yucky? You might have the 'Memphis Crud'PHOTOS: Mid-South’s Most Wanted Fugitives

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-10-17 22:35:51

Road Trip: Greenville to Greenwood

I arrived in Greenville, Mississippi, the night before Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, with an overnight bag. Thirteen years later, I’m still here, explaining several times every week, it seems, that no, Greenville is not home to The Alluvian Spa, or the former world headquarters of Viking. “That


Woman Accused Of Stabbing Her 20-Month-Old Granddaughter To Death And Baking Her In The Oven

Spokesman Warren Strain at the Mississippi Department of Public Safety said investigators are still trying to determine the girl’s cause of death, as well as her time of death. Police are still unsure if she died before she was placed in the oven. The child’s body has been sent to the state Crime La


Grandmother of murdered baby charged, $500,000 bond

Carolyn Jones of Shaw, 48, of Shaw, Miss. is charged with the murder of her 20-month-old granddaughter, Royalty Marie Floyd.

WJTV.COM - 2018-10-17 20:09:57

Two found dead in one home

Greenville Police are investigating the deaths of two people found dead inside a house Wednesday morning.Police received a call at 7:48 a.m. Wednesday in regards to two unresponsive individuals inside a home in the 400 block of Cedar Street. There, officers found a 31-year-old black female and 46-ye

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2018-10-18 08:32:00

One in custody after baby stabbed, baked in oven

SHAW, MS (WTVA) - According to WTVA, one person is in custody after a baby was stabbed, placed in an oven and baked, according to the Bolivar County sheriff.


Greenville Firefighters Get Smoke Detectors to Give Away

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Greenville Fire Department has some smoke detectors to give away just in time for the holidays. The state State Fire Marshal delivered 500 of the devices after Chief Ruben Brown submitted a Community Risk Reduction Plan. Greenville firefighters have distributed and


Sheriff: Grandmother charged with murder after found toddler dead in oven, sheriff says

SHAW, Miss.- A 48-year-old grandmother has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of her 20-month-old grandchild, authorities said.


Baby stabbed and then burned in oven

SHAW, MS (WMC) - Police said a 20-month-old was stabbed to death and put into a heated oven, and officials have identified the person in custody as the toddler's 48-year-old grandmother Carolyn Jones, who was living in the home.


Child found dead in oven

“When deputies arrived on the scene, it was confirmed that a homicide had taken place inside the home,” he added.


Police say man hits victim with baseball bat

Police say Larry Banks knocked on a woman's door on Ludwig Avenue, and when she opened it to see who it was, Banks came inside with a bat.


3 Confirmed Cases of Mystery Illness Paralyzing Kids in NJ

U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern. (Published Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018)