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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

'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

Thursday's Take: Taste of Indianola a recipe for great things to come

Last October, I was just two months on the job in Indianola, so I was enjoying a lot of my “firsts” in the community.

ENTERPRISE-TOCSIN.COM - 2018-10-18 10:04:00

Murder Charge For Grandmother After Toddler Found In Oven

Toys, a discarded high chair and police evidence tape are part of the trash outside a home on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, where a 20-month-old girl was found dead inside an oven on Monday evening at the residence, in Shaw, Miss. (Shelby Sansone/WHBQ-Fox 13 via AP)

THEVILLAGEREPORTER.COM - 2018-10-17 15:57:32

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

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

All hope is not lost : Hurricane Michael victims get taste of Indianola’s kindness after storm

Lost Pizza Co. owners Preston Lott and Brooks Roberts live less than an hour from Panama City Beach, Fla., a place left ravaged by the category 4 Hurricane Michael last week.

ENTERPRISE-TOCSIN.COM - 2018-10-18 10:04:00

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.


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.

WPXI - 2018-10-17 12:47:05

Man arrested on drug charge

The Chickasaw County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man on drug charges following a traffic stop in Houston over the weekend.The Chickasaw County Sheriff Department and Houston Police Department made a traffic stop Sunday, Oct. 14, on Highway 15 near Airport Road in Houston.

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-10-17 17:45:00

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.


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.

TEXOMASHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-10-17 03:02:18

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

MEMPHISMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-10-17 08:00:00

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.


Jessie L. “Popcorn” Thomas Jr.

Jessie L. “Popcorn” Thomas Jr., 29, of Memphis, TN, formerly of Cleveland, died October 16, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.

BOLIVARCOMMERCIAL.COM - 2018-10-17 19:20:07

Breaking: 20 Month Old Stabbed – And Cooked – in Shaw

SHAW, MS (Ben Caxton) — Pam Chatman is reporting this evening that police are on the scene of a gruesome slaying in Shaw. Chatman says that the Bolivar County Sheriff’s Departmant reports that “a 20-month old baby girl was stabbed and placed in a kitchen oven and cooked.” The baby was discovered by


Sheriff: Baby girl was stabbed, burned in oven in Mississippi; Grandmother charged

SHAW, Miss. - A woman is in custody after authorities say a little girl was stabbed, then placed in a hot oven in a home in Shaw, Mississippi. The girl's grandmother, 48-year-old Carolyn Jones, has been charged with first-degree murder, Bolivar County Sheriff Kevin Williams said. Her bond has been s


Armed men rob two gas stations in Jackson

In each incident, three to four armed black males wearing hooded tops with their faces covered, demanded money. The suspects fled both locations with an undetermined amount of cash, traveling in a small, white 4-door sedan, JPD spokesman Sgt. Roderick Holmes said in a statement.


Mississippi mayor collects signatures for legal marijuana

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WJTV) - A Mississippi mayor is trying to legalize medicinal marijuana, the Associated Press reports.


Jackson Police search for suspects after 2 separate armed robberies

Sgt. Holmes said three to four black men, wearing hooded tops with their faces covered, took an undetermined amount of cash from both locations. Police believe the suspects are in a small, white four door sedan.