State Wants Drivers More Aware Of School Buses

MISSISSIPPI (Ben Caxton) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol and Mississippi Department of Education have teamed up on a safety campaign to encourage drivers to be more aware around school buses and help kids get to and from school safely. A 30-state survey in January found 78,000 vehicles passing stopped school…


Sheriff Seizes Dogs Involved In Attack

MARSHALL COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Marshall County sheriff has seized seven dogs suspected of attacking an 82-year-old woman. The dogs attacked Sheena Rose Tuesday while she was walking on a rural road outside of Byhalia causing injuries to her scalp, neck, and arm for which she was hospitalized….


Moonshine Over The Sawmill In Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — A major moonshine operation near a secluded sawmill has been closed down in Jefferson County. Police say they not only closed the still but discovered an elaborate production system and numerous firearms and weapons. Jefferson County Sheriff Peter Walker said he has seen stills…


16-Year-Old In Custody In Jackson Shooting

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — A 13-year-old was shot in the back in Jackson Thursday afternoon. Police have a 16-year-old is in custody who was involved in the incident. The shooting happened on Sykes Road and Meadow Lane. No further details are available at this time.


Last Cruger Murder Suspect Arrested By Marshals

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — A suspect wanted in a July 2nd murder in Cruger has been arrested in Greenwood. 37-year-old Demantreous Demond Love was arrested by U.S. Marshals at an apartment complex in Greenwood at around 9:30 AM yesterday. Love is charged with capital murder, armed robbery and aggravated…


Students Discover Body In Greenville

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Students on the way to school In Greenville Thursday morning discovered a dead body. Police were called to Eureka and Moore streets just before 7:30 AM when the children contacted neighbors after finding the body. On the scene Greenville police discovered the body of 29-year-old…


Mississippi Travel Money Stays In Mississippi

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi government agencies spend most of their travel money in-state rather than out-of-state. That’s the finding of a legislative watchdog on travel spending during the budget years that ended in June 2015 and 2016. In those years the Department of Human Services spent the most…


Mississippi To Repair Damaged Navy Destroyer

WASHINGTON, DC (Ben Caxton) — A damaged Navy destroyer will be fixed at a Mississippi shipyard. The USS Fitzgerald collided with a container ship June 17th and is currently dry-docked in Japan. It will be repaired at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, one of only two shipyards that build destroyers. The…


Actress: Mississippi Flying A "Terrorist" Flag

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Actress Aunjanue Ellis grew up in Mississippi and says the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag represents “terrorism.” She spoke this week at the state Capitol in Jackson. Ellis starred in the series “Quantico” and the movie “The Help”. Mississippi is the last state…


Cleveland Sees Two Shootings In One Day Tuesday

CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — Cleveland police responded to two unrelated shooting incidents on Tuesday. Just before 8:00 PM officers were dispatched to the Bolivar Medical Center where a large crowd had formed outside of the hospital. Once on the scene, they discovered 21-year-old Tyrone Walker, Jr. suffering from a…