Prescription Drug Abusers Beware

(Mississippi) — For those who obtain prescription drugs by fraud and those who forge prescriptions, it may not be long before your illegal acts are exposed. PMP or Mississippi’’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program has been evolving since 2005. The PMP is a database used to pinpoint drug seekers, prescription drug…


Arkansas Leap Baby Born

(Little Rock, AR) — Although her due date was February 26, her mom said her baby had other plans. An Arkansas family is celebrating after delivering one of the first babies born in Little Rock on Leap Day. Jayden Nicole Sowards was born at the University of Arkansas for Medical…


Unexpected Fireworks Show in Batesville

(Batesville, MS) — The skies lit up Sunday night in Batesville after a local shopping center caught fire around 10 p.m. As three stores in the shopping center burned, fireworks began to go off. One of the stores that sells tobacco and beer also sells fireworks during the holidays and…



Young Boy Cries Wolf About Kidnap Attempt

(Biloxi, MS) — According to Biloxi police, a 9-year-old boy who said a man tried to kidnap him made up the story. The student told a teacher that a man in a pickup truck tried to abduct him as he walked to school Monday morning. After investigators reviewed surveillance video…


Vicksburg Police Issued Body Cameras

(Vicksburg, MS) — It won’t be long before every Vicksburg police officer will be armed with body cameras. The department has been passing them out and only has about 15 left to distribute. Police Chief Walter Armstrong says even though vehicles have had dashboard cameras for years, body cameras allow…


MDOC Investigation Uncovers Contraband Scheme

(Mississippi) — A major bust by the Mississippi Department of Corrections Friday led to the discovery of a behind-bars scheme to smuggle cellphones, chargers, spice, tobacco and other items. Not only inmates but staff were involved in the organized crime. Correction officials say for months, a state inmate had been…


Teen Dead After Little Rock Shooting

(Little Rock, AR) — A teenager is dead and two others were hurt during a shooting. It happened Saturday night around 8:20 in the 1300 block of West 20th Street. North Little Rock police responded to a call where they found 19-year-old Jevon Shearer and two others shot outside someone’s…


Man Shot in Face After Car Sideswiped

(Pass Christian, MS) — A Pass Christian man has been hospitalized after being shot in the face. The victim was driving his vehicle in Pass Christian Saturday night when he was sideswiped by another car. The victim then turned his vehicle around and followed the vehicle that hit him. When…