Supervisors slash sheriff’s budget

September 6, 2012 in Buzz Report, News, Police Report, The Buzz, Top Stories

$2.5 million moved to other areas
By Othor Cain
Managing Editor
In what is being described as a major blow to public safety in Hinds County, supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday, Sept. 4, to cut the sheriff’s department budget by $2.5 million for the next fiscal year, that begins Oct. 1. “The decision by the supervisors puts the entire county at risk,” Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis said. “It totally puts employees in jeopardy.

Riot at Detention Center leaves one area destroyed

August 2, 2012 in Buzz Report, News, Police Report, The Buzz, Top Stories

Lewis: ‘The situation was contained early as we prepared to take over’ By Othor Cain Managing Editor In the early morning hours of Monday, July 30, during a routine security […]

Falling tree kills Tombigbee Electric worker

July 25, 2012 in Police Report, Statewide News

News Briefs From Across The State By Monica Land Brian Hill dies at local hospital An employee of Tombigbee Electric Power Association in Fulton has died after being hit by […]

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sex with 13-year-old student

July 24, 2012 in News, Police Report, Statewide News, Top Stories

By Monica Land PASCAGOULA – A former Ocean Springs Middle School teacher and wrestling coach has pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual battery involving a student. Grady Brown, 35, […]

Missing George County man found alive in mud pit

July 24, 2012 in News, Police Report, Statewide News

LUCEDALE – (AP) – After three days the search for 83-year-old Chester C. “Sonny” Breland of George County ended after someone found him in his vehicle stuck in a mud […]

Body of black man found in creek

July 20, 2012 in News, Police Report, Statewide News, Top Stories

By Monica Land WEST POINT – Authorities in Clay County said the body of a black man was found in a local creek Wednesday, and they’re asking for the public’s […]

Body of teenager discovered behind Jackson house

July 19, 2012 in News, Police Report, Statewide News, The Buzz, Top Stories

A WLBT Report JACKSON – The decomposing body of a teenager has been found and family members who are overcome with grief believe it is a 15-year-old who has been […]

Tupelo nurse going to jail for taking patient’s meds herself

July 18, 2012 in News, Police Report, Statewide News, Top Stories

From The Mississippi Link Newswire JACKSON – A Tupelo nurse is going to jail for taking prescription medicines away from her patients and taking them herself, Attorney General Jim Hood […]