Firing Squad Bill Moves to Senate

(Jackson, MS) — If officials decide lethal injection is too expensive or unavailable, the Mississippi House wants to allow state prisons to execute prisoners using a firing squad. Governor Phil Bryant supports this bill. The House amended the bill Friday before passing it and it will now go back to…



Mississippi Mayors to Gather for MSU Forum

(Starkville, MS) — Mississippi State University’’s Stennis Institute of Government is teaming up with the Mississippi Municipal League for the second consecutive year to hold MSU’’s second mayor’’s forum. Six mayors (two from each of Mississippi’’s Supreme Court Districts) will take part in this forum. Each mayor will present a…


Plea Hearing in Palasini Case Tuesday

(Mississippi) — A plea hearing for a woman involved in a Ponzi scheme is scheduled for federal court Tuesday. 54-year-old Gina Palasini was indicted last year for earning over $1 million with a scheme where she targeted veterans and the elderly. Palasini is currently serving 10 years for a felony…


Man Wanted for Clinton Home Invasion

(Clinton, MS) — A man is wanted in connection to a weekend home invasion robbery in Clinton. Police responded to a call around 8:52 Saturday morning after a man forced his way into a Woodmoor subdivision home and forced the resident to give him cash, a debit card and provide…



Robbery Suspects Arrested

(Jackson, MS) — After an Advance Auto Parts on West Northside Drive in Jackson was robbed by three men Monday morning, two suspects were arrested within an hour of the robbery. The third suspect stopped and asked a postal worker for a ride. After she refused, she called the police…


Jackson Teen Found Dead

(Jackson, MS) — A Jackson teen is dead. Just before 3 a.m. Monday morning, someone found 16-year-old Devonta McGee shot to death in the 1100 block of Violet Street. He appeared to have been shot in his chest. The suspect is still at large.


Man Arrested After Assaulting Police

(Jackson, MS) — A man is in jail after trying to run a Jackson police officer over. Two officers tried to pull a car over for reckless driving near Capitol and Johnson Streets around 6 p.m. Saturday, when 27-year-old Joe Wilson, Jr., who was driving, sped up and tried to…


Man Injured in Hunting Accident

(Carroll County, MS) — A hunting accident in Carroll County has left one man injured. It happened Friday morning around 8:30 off County Road 36 near the Carroll-Holmes County line. Gary Childs of Madison was shot in the face while turkey hunting. Childs was transported to UMMC-Holmes County in Lexington…