4 more indicted on hate crime charges in 2011 attacks on blacks in Mississippi

July 17, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Four more people have been indicted in what prosecutors say were a series of racially motivated attacks on blacks in Mississippi. John Louis Blalack, 20, of […]

Sixth man pleads to hate crime against blacks in Jackson

January 8, 2013 in News, Statewide News

Joseph Dominick, 21, from Brandon, Mississippi, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Jackson, Mississippi, to one count of conspiracy to commit federal hate crimes in connection with his role in the assault of African-Americans in Jackson.

Defendants Deryl Paul Dedmon, 20; John Aaron Rice, 19; Dylan Wade Butler, 21; William Kirk Montgomery, 23; and Jonathan Kyle Gaskamp, 20, all from Brandon, have previously entered guilty pleas in connection with their roles in these offenses. The conspiracy culminated in the death of James Craig Anderson, who was assaulted and killed on June 26, 2011.

Two men plead guilty to hate crimes against blacks

December 6, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

William Kirk Montgomery, 23, from Puckett and Jonathan K. Gaskamp, 20, from Brandon, pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Jackson to conspiracy and federal hate crime charges in connection with their roles in the assault of African-Americans.

The Justice Department said defendants Deryl Paul Dedmon, 20; John Aaron Rice, 19; and Dylan Wade Butler, 21, all from Brandon have previously entered guilty pleas in connection with their roles in these offenses.

NAACP: Racial motivation behind Miss. hit-and-run?

August 2, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

JACKSON – (AP) The Mississippi NAACP on Tuesday called on state and federal authorities to investigate whether the hit-and-run killing of a black man was racially motivated. A white 17-year-old […]

3 await hate crime sentencing

June 28, 2012 in Buzz Report, News, Top Stories

James Craig Anderson killed in Jackson WAPT.COM A year after James Craig Anderson was run down by a pickup truck, the three teens who pleaded guilty in connection with his […]

Rice and 3rd man plead guilty in murder of James Craig Anderson

March 23, 2012 in News, Statewide News, The Buzz, Top Stories

From The Mississippi Link Newswire  WASHINGTON, D.C., – The Justice Department announced that besides 19-year-old Deryl Paul Dedmon, John Aaron Rice, 19, and Dylan Wade Butler, 20, all from Brandon, […]

White teen pleads guilty in murder of black man

March 22, 2012 in News, The Buzz

By Monica Land JACKSON – In a surprising turn of events, a 19-year-old white teen from Brandon has pleaded guilty to murder and committing a hate crime for running over […]

Trial set for 2 men in murder of black man

March 8, 2012 in News

By Monica Land best forex brokers KOSCIUSKO – Two white man charged with killing a black man in Attala County are scheduled to appear in court on March 28. Frankie […]