The Leflore County Sheriff’s Department has charged a Tchula man with armed robbery in connection with an incident last July at the Double Quick convenience store in Rising Sun.
Two anti-violence groups formed in response to acts of gun violence earlier this summer say they will continue their missions in light of a wave of shooting incidents that occurred last week.
The Leflore County Board of Supervisors declared a state of emergency Wednesday afternoon, allowing the Sheriff’s Department to use additional outside force to try to ease gun violence.
Operation Peace Treaty Inc., a new nonprofit created to address gun violence in Leflore County, will begin an eight-week program Saturday to collect input from residents on the subject.
The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department has arrested two men from Black Hawk in connection with a robbery, carjacking and shooting incident that occurred last Friday afternoon near Vaiden.
Underneath the sole picnic shelter at Sam Leach Park in Greenwood’s GP neighborhood, about 25 people, including city and community leaders, pastors and others gathered on a muggy Friday evening to discuss gun violence.
Following a series of shootings that claimed the lives of three men and injured several others last month, Greenwood residents and city leaders have discussed ways to curb the violence.
CLINTON — A Mississippi judge has found a former president of Jackson State and Mississippi Valley State universities guilty of misdemeanor charges related to a prostitution sting.
Two women are claiming a Greenwood man has been wrongfully charged with attempted murder and say they can attest to his whereabouts elsewhere at the time the alleged crime occurred.