Shooting Suspect Turns Himself In

(Jackson, MS) — A man accused of shooting and killing another man at a gas station in Jackson has turned himself in to police. Rico Watts surrendered at police headquarters and now faces a murder charge. The shooting happened Tuesday and was reported around 11 a.m. 26-year-old Nico Moore was…



Man Charged in Death of Hancock County Toddler

(Hancock County, MS) — 15-month-old Maddox Vieregge of Hancock County died on March 31 after suffering traumatic head injuries. After an autopsy was performed, medical evidence indicated the victim’s injuries are consistent with abusive head trauma. This led to the April 4th arrest of Charles Connetti, III who was taking…


Florida Escapees on the Run in Mississippi

(Rankin County, MS) — Rankin County agencies are looking for two men who escaped custody in Florida. 28-year-old James Thomas Banks and 30-year-old Michael Andrew Rotunno were being transported to Minnesota on criminal charges when they escaped Monday night. The men were last seen in Rankin County. Banks is 5’10”…


Jackson Officer Dragged by Car

(Jackson, MS) — A Jackson police officer was injured Monday morning after being dragged by a car. The officer responded to a call around 7:30 a.m. at the Eagle convenience store at Capitol Street and Ellis Avenue where two people were sleep inside a car. When the officer opened the…


Man Dead After Weekend Shooting

(Yazoo City, MS) — A man is dead after a weekend shooting in Yazoo City. The shooting happened around 1:45 Saturday morning at Big Chase Restaurant. Police say there was an altercation between Wesley Moore and Keith Dent before the shooting. Moore was taken to the Universty Medical Center in…



State Geography Bee Title Held by Oxford Student

(Pearl, MS) — The 2016 Mississippi National Geographic Bee was won Friday by seventh grader, Edmund Doerksen of Oxford Middle School. The competition was held at the Clyde Muse Center at Hinds Community College in Pearl. Doerksen received $100, a National Geographic book and a medal. He will travel to…



1 Dead, 1 Injured in Jackson Shooting

(Jackson, MS) — One man is dead and another is injured after a weekend shooting in Jackson. The shooting happened on Montgomery Drive and Reddix Street Saturday evening. Two men were shot while inside a vehicle. A 27-year-old was killed and an 18-year-old was transported to a hospital aftertion being…