Teacher, student alleged relationship under investigation

May 5, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jackson police and Jackson Public School District officials are investigating allegations of a sexual relationship between a 39-year-old female teacher at Provine High School and a […]

Police: Drunken driver hit patrol car, injuring officer

October 24, 2016 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Jackson police officer has been injured after authorities say a drunken driver slammed into his patrol car. Local media outlets report that officials say Officer […]

Chief offers advice on holiday safety

November 25, 2015 in News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor During the holidays, Jackson Police step up surveillance to help citizens feel and stay safe, particularly while shopping. But recent shootings and murders in the […]

Lockdown at Murrah High School after fights breakout, students report “fight list” on social media

November 21, 2013 in Education, News, The Buzz

By Lonnie Ross Jackson Police Department (JPD) increased their police presence Wednesday, November 20, after they were called in to stop a series of fights at Murrah High School in […]

Man accused of sexual relationship with 15-year-old

May 16, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A Tupelo man has been arrested on charges he had inappropriate contact with a minor. Tupelo police arrested Lawrence Taylor, 24, on Sunday, WTVA said.

He is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old.

Taylor is formally charged with statutory rape and is being held in the Lee County Adult Detention Center on an $80,000 bond

JPD investigates 4 rapes in 2 weeks

February 12, 2013 in News, Statewide News

After a rape case was reported to the Jackson Police Department late Monday night, Feb. 4, online crime records reveal the Londonderry Drive rape is only one of four detectives are working to solve, WLOX reported.

According to crime records on the Jackson Police Department website, four rape cases have been reported between Jan. 14 – Jan. 28. The first incident reportedly occurred in the 3700 block of Timber Crest Drive on Jan. 16. Four days later and 12.5 miles away, two more rapes were reported.

A final look at Headlines in 2012

December 27, 2012 in News, Top Stories

Stories that impacted Mississippians

Compiled by Ayesha K. Mustafaa

Interim Managing Editor
Over the past 19 years, The Mississippi Link has not missed a week of reporting on impactful events in the state and across the nation. The year 2012 in review shows a continuation of this commitment to bring to its readers the news and views that have shaped the lives of Mississippians and beyond. Out of 52 weeks of continuous publication, we now reflect on the top 20 headlines of 2012….

Mississippi Link Exclusive: Sgt. Marcus Wright speaks

May 24, 2012 in News, Top Stories

Wright serving as Sgt. over Internal Affairs with HCSD By Othor Cain Managing Editor In an exclusive interview with The Mississippi Link, Marcus Wright confirmed that he has been employed […]