19-year-old Nick Brown, has been charged with one count of drive-by shooting, one count of aggravated assault and one count of possession of a stolen firearm.

Tim Reeves, mss (Ben Caxton)–A Warren County man is in jail without bond after reportedly shooting into an occupied vehicle Sunday afternoon. According to Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace, 19-year-old Nicholas “Nick” Brown, has been charged with one count of drive-by shooting, one count of aggravated assault and one count…


Amid a federal investigation of its prison system, the Mississippi Department of Corrections is working on hiring probation.

JACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) — Amid a federal investigation of its prison system, the Mississippi Department of Corrections is working on hiring probation, parole and correctional officers. “If you want a job, we have one for you,” Commissioner Burl Cain said in a statement.“These are good, stable jobs that will…



Memphis has seen more homicides this year than in recent years and could be on track to break a grim record.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Ben Caxton) –But where exactly in the city are those homicides occurring? The Memphis Data Hub shows as of Monday the city has recorded 195 homicides this year. If homicides continue at the current pace, 2020 could become the most violent year on record. Right now, 2016 holds…




Louisiana voters are waiting to learn if they’ll face a stark choice to cast their ballots this fall.

BATON ROUGE, La. (Ben Caxton) — Louisiana voters are waiting to learn if they’ll face a stark choice to cast their ballots this fall: Do you stay home if you’ve been exposed to the coronavirus and skip the election? Or do you violate public health guidance about isolation and stand…


Some Mississippi citizens asking for a Confederate monument to be removed from outside a city library.

WINONA, Miss. (BenCaxton) — Some Mississippi citizens are anonymously asking for a Confederate monument to be removed from outside a city library. The statue is by the Winona-Montgomery County Library. The Winona Board of Aldermen met to discuss the statue Thursday but took no action on the request, WCBI-TV reported. Mayor…


Mississippi Power will activate its storm center on Monday at 5 a.m. as Hurricane Marco approaches the state, according to the company’s spokesman.

JACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) – Mississippi Power will activate its storm center on Monday at 5 a.m. as Hurricane Marco approaches the state, according to the company’s spokesman. [READ MORE: Marco becomes hurricane headed for US Gulf Coast] “What this does is allow company leadership to all be in one…


The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 626 new cases and 3 new deaths Sunday.

JACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) – The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 77,894. The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 626 new cases and 3 new deaths Sunday. So far, 2,240 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi. The number of tests done in the state totals 576,188 as of August 21. This includes MSDH…