Pepper spray, assault arrests, follow rapper’s shopping trip

April 11, 2017 in Entertainment, News

By JEFF AMY JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — At first, it was a rap star on a spring break shopping jaunt on a Mississippi Sunday afternoon. Then, cellphone video shows a […]

Woman assaults police officer in Gulfport Wal-Mart

May 11, 2016 in News

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) – Police say a woman whom store officials said was shoplifting at the Super Wal-Mart in Gulfport ran back into the store to avoid arrest and punched, […]

Parchman prison guard attacked by inmate with broom handle

January 15, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A correctional supervisor has suffered serious injuries after an inmate attacked her with a broom handle at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Lt. Clarissa Williams […]

Assault Prompts Lockdown at Parchman; Weekend Visitation Canceled

August 8, 2015 in News, The Buzz

The Mississippi Link Newswire JACKSON –   The Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman remains on lockdown until further notice as an investigation into an assault on a senior officer continues. […]

Police: Robber left 91-year-old woman tied up for 12 hours

February 18, 2015 in News, The Buzz

MILFORD, Del. (AP) — A man has been arrested after allegedly robbing and leaving a 91-year-old woman tied up for about 12 hours. Delaware State Police have charged 26-year-old Dustin […]

Man beaten at Mississippi restaurant told ‘it wasn’t safe for whites’; police announce arrest

August 26, 2014 in News, The Buzz

WEST POINT, Mississippi (AP) — The West Point police chief says an Okolona man has been arrested in an assault that seriously injured a man. Chief Tim Brinkley says he […]

Former Ole Miss star Greg Hardy of Carolina Panthers arrested, charged with assault

May 14, 2014 in Sports, The Buzz

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) — Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy has been arrested on misdemeanor charges of assault on a female and communicating threats, according to Charlotte Mecklenburg […]

Man arrested after kidnapping two boys, slashing throat of one, in Hancock County

December 19, 2013 in News, Statewide News, The Buzz

By Gareth Clary | Mississippi Press HANCOCK COUNTY, Mississippi — James Smith, 41, of the Leetown community, has been arrested after a more than  2-hour pursuit after he kidnapped and […]