A Greenwood man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Friday night along County Road 512.
The Greenwood Police Department has charged two people, including a minor, with conspiracy to commit murder enhanced by street gang association, among other offenses.
For almost two years, family and friends of Demetrics Townsend have been wrestling with grief after Townsend was fatally shot at the Bishop Apartments complex March 11, 2018, at the age of 34.
JACKSON — Another Mississippi inmate died in a troubled state prison Wednesday, and state corrections officials said his death appeared to be a suicide by hanging.
JACKSON — Two inmates were beaten to death in a fight with other inmates in an understaffed Mississippi prison that has been shaken by other deadly violence in recent weeks, a coroner said.
Those who have written bad checks in the past have until the end of March to pay their debts before the Fourth Circuit district attorney brings down the hammer.
One prisoner strangled another to death while other inmates cheered the killing. Two convicts escaped a dilapidated building by walking out an open door. Maximum-security detainees freely roamed hallways, beating and threatening others.
JACKSON — The leader of Mississippi’s underfunded prison system was pleading with lawmakers for money to hire more guards and pay them better in 2012 when he warned, “I see trouble down the road.”
A $2 million wrongful death default judgment against Leflore County businesswoman K.K. Henderson Kent has been set aside following a judge’s ruling that she was not properly served with the lawsuit filed against her.
JACKSON — A Mississippi man freed on bond after more than 22 years behind bars is spending the holidays with his family and waiting to hear whether a prosecutor will try him a seventh time in a quadruple murder case.
LOUISVILLE — A Mississippi man whose murder conviction was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court for racial bias was released from custody Monday for the first time in 22 years.
A woman was scammed out of her money at an ATM at Walgreens by two men Wednesday, but contrary to an online post, no “knockout” powder was used, according to authorities.
Greenwood first responders are requesting that residents have visible, affixed addresses on the fronts of their homes to make it easier to locate a home in the case of an emergency.