Circuit Court Judge Steve S. Ratclif III  has been reappointed by the Mississippi Supreme Court to the Bar Complaint Tribunal.

Madison, mss. (Ben Caxton) –Circuit Court Judge Steve S. Ratclif III  has been reappointed by the Mississippi Supreme Court to the Bar Complaint Tribunal. New appointees include Circuit Judge Claiborne “Buddy” McDonald IV of Picayune and attorneys George Philip Schrader IV of Vicksburg and J. Rhea Tannehill Jr. of Oxford. Chief…


A 12-year-old student from Columbus Middle School is being treated for injuries received when he was stabbed and cut multiple times by another student at the school Friday afternoon.

COLUMBUS, Miss. (Ben Caxton)–A 12-year-old student from Columbus Middle School is being treated for injuries received when he was stabbed and cut multiple times by another student at the school Friday afternoon. The student is reported in “stable” condition Friday evening. A knife was the weapon used in the incident,…


The man accused of kidnapping a person, then attempting to kill six Madison County deputies has been indicted on several charges.

MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The man accused of kidnapping a person, then attempting to kill six Madison County deputies has been indicted on several charges. According to Madison County Circuit Clerk, Edgar Egbert has been indicted for attempted first degree murder, kidnapping and felony evasion. In September 2019, Egbert attempted to…


Remnants of Hurricane Laura unleashed heavy rain and twisters hundreds of miles inland from a path of death.

LAKE CHARLES, La. (Ben Caxton) — Remnants of Hurricane Laura unleashed heavy rain and twisters hundreds of miles inland from a path of death and mangled buildings along the Gulf Coast, and forecasters warn of new dangers as the tropical weather blows toward the Eastern Seaboard this weekend. The threat of…


Over nearly nine months, a surge of killings in the Capital City has propelled the city on a course that could make 2020 the deadliest year in history,

JACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) – Over nearly nine months, a surge of killings in the Capital City has propelled the city on a course that could make 2020 the deadliest year in history, according to an analysis of data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and individual reports from the…




Two Memphis parents have been arrested on murder charges after they allegedly gave their 4-year-old son a lethal dose of fentanyl.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two Memphis parents have been arrested on first-degree murder and child abuse charges after they allegedly gave their 4-year-old son a deadly dose of fentanyl. Warrants were issued Aug. 21 for Jon Allen and Kristen Raley, the U.S. Marshals Service said in a news release. Allen was…


Thursday as Laura roared ashore in Louisiana unleashing a fearsome wall of seawater and killing at least one person.

LAKE CHARLES, La. (Ben Caxton) — One of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the U.S. pounded the Gulf Coast with wind and rain Thursday as Laura roared ashore in Louisiana near the Texas border, unleashing a fearsome wall of seawater and killing at least one person. Louisiana took the…