A 15-year-old is being held in Humphreys County on $2 million dollar bond in connection with the brutal rape of an elderly Isola resident with dementia.

ISOLA, Miss. (WLBT) – The 91-year-old victim of the attack was found stabbed, beaten, and left in her own blood under an overturned entertainment center inside her Isola home. The suspect was 15-year-old Tydarius Wade. In court on Thursday, an Investigator for the Attorney General’s office said authorities looked at…


The Mississippi Supreme Court released two decisions Thursday that affected appeals filed by defendants in Neshoba and Newton counties.

JACKSON, Miss. (WTOK) – A Neshoba County Circuit Court jury convicted Justyn Schlegel in 2017 of second-degree murder in the death of his cellmate, Rexdale Henry. The trial court sentenced Schlegel to serve forty years in prison. Schlegel appealed the sentence and conviction, claiming his rights were violated and there were…


A former Noxubee County deputy and his brother are accused of impersonating a police officer.

NOXUBEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – Eddie and Terry Franklin are both charged with impersonating an officer by the Kentucky State Police. The trooper reports that when he approached the car that Terry Franklin handed him a Noxubee County Sheriff’s Department badge and told the trooper that his brother gave it…


The Shelby County District Attorney General will not file charges against a man who shot and killed a 16-year-old attempted carjacker earlier this week.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) –A spokesperson for District Attorney Amy Weirich says investigators determined the shooting was justified. According to police, the victim was pumping gas at Kroger Fuel Center near Poplar and Kirby when he noticed someone stole his key fob. Police say he walked toward the store to ask…



U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced Mississippi was awarded more than $22.7 million in emergency relief .

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced Mississippi was awarded more than $22.7 million in emergency relief funding to offset the costs for repairing and reconstructing federal roadways damaged by flooding and storms earlier this year. Among the five Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) awards is $8 million…



Jackson police are investigating after a woman was shot after she gained entry into her ex-partner’s home.

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The shooting happened in the 3500 block of Rainey Road just before 11:00 Wednesday night. Police said this was a domestic-related shooting. The victim was taken to the hospital, where she was listed in critical condition. There are no charges pending at this time.


Mississippi attorney, Michael D. Herrin, has filed a federal lawsuit against Governor Tate Reeves.

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Mississippi attorney, Michael D. Herrin, has filed a federal lawsuit against Governor Tate Reeves in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi. Herrin, who is based in Batesville, is suing to have all 59 COVID-19 executive orders issued by the governor declared…