CARROLLTON — Relatives of those killed in a Carroll County triple slaying in March sounded satisfied that the murderer’s guilty pleas Monday will keep him behind bars for life.
Four black voters and a branch of the NAACP sued a Mississippi prosecutor on Monday, asking a federal judge to order him to stop excluding African Americans from juries.
Two Jackson State University football players who previously played for Greenwood High School have been charged with robbery and suspended from their team.
An oral surgeon with Greenwood ties who participated in a compounding pharmacy scheme that federal prosecutors say bilked insurers out of more than $400 million has had his sentencing delayed for the third time.
When Brandon Lancaster was released from the Leflore County Jail after charges against him related to a 2018 bank robbery were dismissed, the first thing he did was walk 3 miles to the Commonwealth’s office to tell his story.
The mother of a Greenwood murder victim is angry after learning a police officer who was blamed for the 2017 mistrial of her daughter’s alleged killer may be promoted back to a detective’s role.
Paul Murrell Stewart, formerly of Greenwood, was 17 when he pleaded guilty to capital murder and was sentenced to life in prison without parole in connection with a grisly shooting spree that left two men, Eddie Brooks and Everett Curry, dead at convenience stores on U.S. 82 east of Greenwood.
A Winona man who is accused of fatally shooting three people earlier this year in Carroll County has been indicted on charges of capital murder and aggravated assault.
A 71-year-old man threatened a demolition crew clearing vacant, dilapidated houses for the city of Greenwood by waving a rifle at the workers on Ash Street around 7:30 a.m. Thursday.