Bay St. Louis daycare owner was arrested Friday on felony child neglect charges.

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (Ben Caxton) -Connie Cuevas, was arrested on August 28, 2020, at her in-home daycare center on 956 Old Spanish Trail. Authorities said they received a complaint that Cuevas was allegedly neglecting a child. After further investigations, Bay St. Louis Police determined that the child’s injuries were…


A suspect in the March shooting deaths of three people, including a Fort Hood soldier, was arrested Friday in Mississippi.

NEWTON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) — A suspect in the March shooting deaths of three people, including a Fort Hood soldier, was arrested Friday in Mississippi, according to police in Central Texas. Officers with the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested the man, identified as Barnard Lnell Morrow,…




James Tracey, 27, pled guilty to one count of child exploitation and was sentenced to 40 years.

JACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) – On Friday, Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch announced sentencing in three cases prosecuted by the Cyber Crime and Public Integrity Divisions of the Attorney General’s Office. The defendants were sentenced on child exploitation charges. In Lowndes County, James Tracey, 27, pled guilty to one count…


The Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed 599 new cases and 14 new deaths Friday.

ACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) – The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 81,294. The Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed 599 new cases and 14 new deaths Friday. So far, 2,413 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi. The number of tests done in the state…


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,…


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…