One man is dead and another man has been airlifted to the hospital after a double shooting in Copiah County.

COPIAH CO., Miss.(Ben Caxton)  – One man is dead and another man has been airlifted to the hospital after a double shooting in Copiah County. According to Copiah County Sheriff Byron Swilley, the shooting happened at 1013 Crawford Lane. After the shooting, the injured man was first taken to Copiah…


Crews work in scorching heat Wednesday to fight the wildfires that ignited in Northern California.

VACAVILLE, Calif. (Ben Caxton) — Crews worked in blistering heat Wednesday to beat back wildfires that ignited across Northern California, sending thousands of people from their homes into smoky air, briefly halting traffic on an interstate and killing a pilot on a firefighting mission. Hundreds of fires are burning across…


A pastor from Panola County, Mississippi, faces charges for allegedly molesting children.

PANOLA COUNTY, Miss. (Ben Caxton) – A Mississippi pastor is facing charges for allegedly molesting children. Willie Forrest is pastor of Springhill Pope Missionary Baptist in Panola County. Church members tell us they are shocked by the allegations. They say they haven’t heard any rumors or talk about sexual impropriety…



James Timothy Norman, 41, was arrested Tuesday in Jackson, Mississippi and indicted by a federal complaint on August 11, 202

MADISON COUNTY, Miss. — James Timothy Norman, 41, of Jackson, Mississippi, was charged by a federal complaint on August 11, 2020. He was arrested this morning in Jackson, Mississippi. Norman was charged with conspiracy to use interstate commerce facilities in the commission of a murder-for-hire, resulting in death. According to…



In Mississippi, there were 276 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 new deaths reported Monday by state health officials.

JACKSON, Miss.(Ben Caxton) – In Mississippi, there were 276 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 new deaths reported Monday by state health officials. In South Mississippi, that number breaks down to 57 new cases and four new deaths reported for the six southernmost counties. As of Aug. 16, 2020, the…


A couple wanted for murder last week in Monroe, Louisiana, were captured in Warren County on Sunday night.

(Ben Caxton)—Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said he and deputies Johnny Beauchamp and Dustin Keyes arrested Jesse James Thomas, 21, and Cassie Makalya Drummond, 21, both of West Monroe, La., about 5:30 p.m. Sunday at a home on Perry Circle. He said the couple was found hiding in a locked…


A Vicksburg man is charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle following a shooting Saturday afternoon near Cedars School Circle

(Ben Caxton) At 4:33 p.m., officers responded to the area of Cedars School Circle, near Warrenton Lane, in reference to a shooting where the victim reported Xavier Allen fired shots at him, causing damage to his 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis. Officers later stopped Allen’s vehicle and observed a rifle on…