Hattiesburg Arrests Two For Armed Robbery

  HATTIESBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — Hattiesburg Police Department has two suspects in custody for armed robbery. Cedric Bolton and Rubbey Brown are accused of going up to a person, pulling a weapon out and demanding money. The victim complied and then contacted police. The incident is still under investigation.



Feds Close Six Bridges In Bolivar County

CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Federal Highway Department closed six bridges in Bolivar County last week. the closings came as part of more than 100 bridges that were closed statewide after inspections found them to be unsafe. Bolivar county engineer project manager Josh McPherson told the county board of…





An “Ecstatic” Stop Leads To Two Arrests

  YAZOO CITY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Two Louisiana men were arrested in Yazoo City after 3,731 Ecstasy pills were discovered in their car by police during a routine traffic stop. Baton Rouge residents Stanley Lias and Kentrell Augustus were charged by Yazoo City Police with felony possession of controlled…


University Flags Must Be Unfurled Bill Says

  JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — In the on-again-off-again battle over the Mississippi state flag, the legislature once again is attempting to force universities to unfurl the banner. The state House voted 57-56 Wednesday to withhold proposed tax exemptions to public universities that refuse to fly the flag. Supporters of…


One Dead In Three Vicksburg Shooting Incidents

  VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — One man was shot and killed in Vicksburg near Highway 61 around 10:45 Tuesday night, Vicksburg Police said yesterday. Police were notified by Merit Health that they had a patient with a gunshot wound to the head. The victim, identified as 30-year-old Reginald Gaines,…