Former Police to Sue Over Firing

(Columbus, MS) — Former police officer, Canyon Boykin will sue the city of Columbus after being fired. Officials said Boykin was fired for not turning on his body camera or recorder before the shooting death of Ricky Ball back in October. Boykin said he tasered Ball, who later got up…


Three to Run for Vacant Seat in Mississippi Senate

(Mississippi) — There is a vacant seat in the Mississippi Senate that will soon be filled. The District 25 seat became vacant when Gov. Phil Bryant appointed former Republican Senator Will Longwitz to be a Madison County judge. Three candidates are now running for this seat. Bill Billingsley of Madison,…


Dallas County Jail Escapee Captured

(Dallas County, AR) — The Dallas County jail inmate who escaped Saturday night has been captured. 38-year-old Paul Grice was seen getting into a vehicle at an ATM across from the Drew County Road Department on U.S. 278 East yesterday. He was captured in Drew County shortly after 11 a.m….


JSU Football Legend Dead at 76

(Mississippi) — Former wide receiver for Jackson State University and Greenville native, legendary Willie Richardson passed away yesterday. Richardson led the SWAC in receptions from 1959 to 1963. He was also inducted into the Jackson State University Hall of Fame in 1978. Richardson also played in one of the biggest…


Jackson Police Warning Women

(Jackson, MS) — Jackson police are warning women who travel alone. Police say three criminals are targeting women they consider vulnerable. Officer Calendula Green reported that six women have been targets of violent crimes between 8 p.m. and midnight. She said the attackers are three men between the ages of…


Grammys to Honor B.B. King

(Mississippi) — The Grammy organization will honor the late B.B. King at this year’s award ceremony. King’s recordings have earned him 15 Grammy awards and 21 nominations. He also received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award back in 1987 and a Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1998. He died last…


Baby’s Death Under Investigation

(Clinton, MS) — Police in Clinton are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl. The child was found unresponsive by her mother Sunday in a car. The child was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Police say hospital officials grew suspicious and notified police. No charges have been filed at…