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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.

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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…

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The assistant principal of Holmes County Central High School was arrested Friday and charged with statutory rape of a student at his home in Greenwood.

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The following cases were handled in the May 1, 2019, session of the Greenwood Municipal Court:

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An 18-year-old Greenwood man was killed Wednesday morning when multiple gunshots were fired into an apartment in the Browning Community.

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 following cases were handled in the April, 24, 2019, session of the Greenwood Municipal Court:

The Greenwood Fire Department battled a blaze in a vacant house on Avenue H for two hours early Thursday morning before putting it out.

A North Carrollton man charged with murder in a 2018 shooting was recently indicted by a grand jury in Carrollton.

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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 following cases were disposed of in the April 17, 2019, session of the Greenwood Municipal Court:

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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.

Carroll County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men in separate incidents and charged them with possession of methamphetamine.

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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…

A Greenwood man was being held in the Leflore County Jail on Monday, preventing him from continuing his streak of three arrests in three days over the weekend.

The following cases were disposed of in the March 13, 2019, session of the Greenwood Municipal Court: