The Mississippi Supreme Court released two decisions Thursday that affected appeals filed by defendants in Neshoba and Newton counties.

JACKSON, Miss. (WTOK) – A Neshoba County Circuit Court jury convicted Justyn Schlegel in 2017 of second-degree murder in the death of his cellmate, Rexdale Henry. The trial court sentenced Schlegel to serve forty years in prison. Schlegel appealed the sentence and conviction, claiming his rights were violated and there were…


A former Noxubee County deputy and his brother are accused of impersonating a police officer.

NOXUBEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – Eddie and Terry Franklin are both charged with impersonating an officer by the Kentucky State Police. The trooper reports that when he approached the car that Terry Franklin handed him a Noxubee County Sheriff’s Department badge and told the trooper that his brother gave it…


The Shelby County District Attorney General will not file charges against a man who shot and killed a 16-year-old attempted carjacker earlier this week.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) –A spokesperson for District Attorney Amy Weirich says investigators determined the shooting was justified. According to police, the victim was pumping gas at Kroger Fuel Center near Poplar and Kirby when he noticed someone stole his key fob. Police say he walked toward the store to ask…




Jackson police are investigating after a woman was shot after she gained entry into her ex-partner’s home.

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The shooting happened in the 3500 block of Rainey Road just before 11:00 Wednesday night. Police said this was a domestic-related shooting. The victim was taken to the hospital, where she was listed in critical condition. There are no charges pending at this time.


Mississippi attorney, Michael D. Herrin, has filed a federal lawsuit against Governor Tate Reeves.

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Mississippi attorney, Michael D. Herrin, has filed a federal lawsuit against Governor Tate Reeves in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi. Herrin, who is based in Batesville, is suing to have all 59 COVID-19 executive orders issued by the governor declared…


What will be the state’s next flag? A lot of votes and steps have already been taken. But the next step is at the polls.

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – Think of the In God We Trust flag as the candidate and Mississippi’s business leaders are now working to organize a campaign of sorts. “Making sure people understand that, ‘Hey, the vote is on November 3 and this particular event is at the very bottom of…


Outraged homeowners, conned out of thousands of dollars, went to authorities filing charges about work that was never done.

BRANDON, Miss. (WLBT) – The Brandon business owner was arrested after several victims came forward. Jamie L. Sullivan was taken into custody Tuesday. The Rankin County Sheriff’s Department investigators say there may be more victims. “It’s devastating to me that there are any people here in this world that would do…