Judge hears details of Clarksdale candidate's slaying

August 5, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A Mississippi judge has allowed prosecutors to proceed with their case against a man charged in the death of mayoral candidate Marco McMillian.

The Press Register reports that Circuit Court Judge Charles Webster heard details of the investigation during a preliminary hearing Friday for Lawrence Reed, accused of killing McMillian.

Former probation officer arrested for embezzlement

September 4, 2012 in News, Statewide News

A former Tunica County probation officer has been arrested and charged with embezzlement. Patricia Nicole Brown, 40, of Hernando was arrested in a joint operation between investigators of the Attorney General’s Public Integrity Division and the Mississippi Department of Corrections Investigations Division.