Suspect in Girlfriend’s Death Captured

(Byhalia, MS) — A Marshall County man suspected of killing his girlfriend has been captured. 65-year-old Chester Dallas Brents was caught at a traffic stop in Chickasaw County Saturday night. Brents is believed to have murdered his girlfriend, 54-year-old Cathy Mills, when he shot her once in the chest after…


Man Fatally Shot By Cashier In Rite Aid

(Jackson, MS) — A Rite Aid cashier has been charged with the fatal shooting of a man. 29-year-old Eleysia Perkins is accused of getting a gun from the back of the store and shooting the victim as he was leaving Rite Aid, which is located on East McDowell Road. He…


Blues Legend Dead at 86

(Jones County, MS) — Blues legend, L.C. Ulmer, has died at the age of 86. He was found unconscious by family members Sunday morning in his Ellisville home. Born Lee Chester, Ulmer was a native of South Mississippi who played music for 50 years all over the U.S. He was…


85-year-old Man Shot In Head

(Jackson, MS) — An 85-year-old Jackson man was shot in his head Saturday. Police say James Hankins was working in his front yard just before noon when someone shot him. The suspect opened fire multiple times and then ran off. Hankins was taken to the hospital but there is no…



Two Mississippians to Star in Reality Show

(Jackson County, MS) — Shannon Poole and David Knight of Jackson County have landed roles on the Discovery Channel series “Street Outlaws New Orleans”. Their passion for drag racing led to their new-found claim to fame. Poole, who came on board first, called his longtime friend, Knight to join him….


Ole Miss Student Killed

(Mississippi) — 23-year-old Ty Laporte, an Ole Miss student, was killed in a traffic accident Friday morning. According to the University of Mississippi sports department, the accident happened around midnight near Holly Springs. Laporte, a volleyball and track standout, was in her senior year at Ole Miss and majoring in…


Police and County Officials Search for 3 Escapees

(Hinds County, MS) — Three men escaped their work detail on I-220 near Forest Avenue around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to Sheriff Victor Mason, the three men just walked off. 23-year-old Jeremy Jordan of Jackson, 20-year-old Deundre Pinkston of Byram and 31-year-old Gary Chambers of Jackson were all in jail…


3 Arrested for Prostituting Juvenile Girl

(Biloxi, MS) — Biloxi police have arrested three adults for the human trafficking of a missing juvenile girl. Police found the girl and the three adults at a hotel Tuesday and arrested the adults on charges of human trafficking for profit. The juvenile had been reported missing from another area…


Suspected 3-Way Love Affair Leads to Stabbing

(Yazoo County, MS) — The Yazoo County SheriffÂ’’s Department responded to a call at Oak Haven Apartments around 5:25 Thursday morning regarding a stabbing. Authorities believe it was a three-way love affair that led to this incident. 31-year-old Dewayne McCullum is accused of stabbing 24-year-old Shamiya Stuckey and beating 28-year-old…