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Man indicted in New Year’s Eve killing
Michael Bloomer, 31, 903 Third St., McComb, was indicted for allegedly shooting Prentiss Pounds, 33, McComb, with a semi-automatic assault rifle during a break-in at the home of Ella Ellzey on Dec. 31, 2017.
Former Black Spring Break promoter pleads guilty to drug charges. What’s next?
A Moss Point man who promoted events during Black Spring Break on the Mississippi Gulf Coast on Wednesday pleaded guilty to drug charges.Keith Lavell Brown, 46, pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine.Brown admitted to being involve
Monticello Man Charged with Armed Robbery
Josia Badon, 24, of 1190 Western Avenue, is charged with public drunk and a count of armed robbery after brandishing a knife and attempting to take the car keys of a nearby relative.
Richland police searching for missing woman
Johnna Brock last seen on Industrial RoadSOURCE: Richland Police Dept.Richland police are looking for a missing woman.They say Johnna Brock was last seen early Sunday morning walking from a friend's apartment on Industrial Road.
Man with local ties dies in prison
PEARL, Miss. (WTVA) -- A man with local ties becomes the sixth inmate to die in Mississippi Department of Corrections custody.Ricky Martin, 58, was an inmate at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility near Jackson.
Hospital fires employee over racial slur video
FLOWOOD, Miss. —A Mississippi hospital said an employee recorded on video using a slur offensive to African-Americans has been fired.The video was recorded Saturday at Donut Palace in Flowood. Employee Keaundrea Wardlaw said she filmed the encounter using a cellphone.AdvertisementWe are aware of the
Police responding to bomb threat at Collins State Veterans Home
ON THE SCENE:Authorities are here at the Collins Veterans Home after a tip about a bomb threat.Collins Police Chief Joey Ponder says they have dogs from the Mississippi Highway Patrol surveying the home for any devices. As of right now,they have not found anything.@wdam#WDAM7pic.twitter.com/WaKbplHk
Sheriff: Burned car with body belonged to missing woman
FOREST, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi authorities say a burned car found with a body inside at the Bienville National Forest belongs to a missing woman.Scott County Sheriff Mike Lee says the burned car belongs to 32-year-old Latasha Patrick Johnson. Investigators were able to determine ownership by the V
Pearl police working 18-wheeler wreck on I-20
18-wheeler flips off guardrails onto Pearson RoadSOURCE: WAPTPEARL, Miss. —The Pearl Police Department is working an 18-wheeler wreck on interstate 20 westbound near Pearson Road.An 18-wheeler flipped off the interstate about noon Wednesday, police said.AdvertisementPearl police believe the tractor
Radiology employee fired after using racial slur during argument
A radiology employee at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi, was fired after he was captured on video Aug. 11 using a racial slur at a local donut shop, WJTV 12 reported.
Hinds County deputies seize marijuana, THC oil, make arrest
JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) - Hinds County Deputies in partnership with Richland Police seized a sizeable cache of Marijuana and THC oil Tuesday.Jeremey Ward of Madison has been charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.Major Pete Luke said, There are 240 individually pack
Metrocenter Mall will be no more as of Wednesday
JACKSON, Miss. —The long-struggling Metrocenter Mall will be no more as of Wednesday.Mall management saidin Januarythat the mall was closing and tenants' leases were not being renewed. One of the final occupants,the Mississippi Highway Patrol Driver Services, is also closing Wednesday.AdvertisementB
Bomb threat reported at Veterans Home in Collins 2nd time in 6 months
On Feb. 17 a similar threat was made. Terry Magee, 38, of Bassfield, was arrested for making the threat. He is in custody and expected to plead guilty to the crime Wednesday at William M. Colmer Federal Courthouse.
Endangered missing child alert for Mississippi girl
Briley is described as a biracial female, two feet, five inches tall, weighing 40 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
Family seeks answers 3 years after their loved one is killed in a hit and run
"If it was an accident which we know it wasn't from the evidence that they showed and told us just come forward get peace within yourself," Brown's sister, Lartasha said.
Mississippi hospital worker fired after video shows him using racial slur repeatedly
The man works as a radiology technician at the hospital in Jackson, Miss., and its corporate offices are in Memphis.
Mississippi inmate's death is the 6th in a year
Ricky Martin, 58, was at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility near Jackson and was complaining he could not breathe. He was taken to the Rankin County hospital where he died several hours later, Mississippi Department of Corrections officials said.
Naders, 6A Chargers ‘Between the Bricks’
Jackson Callaway High School is known much more for its rich basketball tradition than for its work on the gridiron. But with one of the top running backs in the state, Callaway will charge into Laurel Friday night for the season opener for both schools.LaKennith Thompson ran for 1,732 yards last se
FBI: Sheriff was bribed to shelter drug dealer for 15 years
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal authorities say a Mississippi sheriff gave protection for years to a drug dealer who robbed other dealers and kicked back stolen money and drug profits to the lawman.The illegal partnership began about 15 years ago when Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer — who r
Brandon Tact Squad called after shots fired inside home
“We didn’t know what we were getting into,” Thompson said. “Last the family had seen him, he was still alive. Last my officers had seen of him, he was still alive. So, when they made entry, they did discover he had taken his own life.”