GREENWOOD POLICE DEPT.
The education services provided at the Leflore County Juvenile Detention Center are on the right track, according to an official from the Mississippi Department of Education.
A Greenwood man was in the Leflore County Jail on a charge of manslaughter Wednesday after his indictment by a Leflore County grand jury in the death of another man in August 2017.
Greenwood police responded around midnight Tuesday to reports of several men fighting in the street near the intersection of Ash Street and Avenue I. Police said a small crowd of people had gathered at the scene, and most of them were intoxicated. A 49-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound t…
A Greenwood man has been hospitalized with burns over 90% of his body after he lit himself on fire during an argument with his wife at his home, according to Greenwood police.
The Carroll County Board of Supervisors has named Jake Hurst as the new county fire coordinator following the resignation of Andy Vining.
An 18-year-old Greenwood man faces a manslaughter charge after he allegedly struck a 31-year-old man during an argument, knocking him to the pavement, where the man hit his head. He later died from his injuries.
The city of Greenwood is ramping up efforts to make residents comply with ordinances dealing with building debris, uncut and littered yards, junked vehicles and dumped tires.
A lawsuit filed in federal court claims Greenwood Police Chief Ray Moore and at least four police officers violated the constitutional rights of a man by shooting him twice with a stun gun, searching him, arresting him and locking him up for four days in the fall of 2016, only to never press…
A Columbus man who shot and killed Mississippi State University student Joseph Tillman in 2016 pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Tuesday and was sentenced to life in prison.
Of all the events planned for Whittington Park this spring, before the heat of the summer moves in, perhaps none will be as significant as a gathering designed to change the hearts and minds of those who would do violence in Greenwood.
The Greenwood Fire Department responded to a blaze at Burger King on Thursday. According to Fire Chief Marcus Banks, the flames spread from the kitchen to the ceiling. The fire was under control in less than 10 minutes, Banks said. Burger King’s management could not be reached for comment T…