Sheriff: Ex-roommate made couple strip, then beat them

April 3, 2018 in News, The Buzz

ST. MARTIN, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say a man who had been kicked out of his Mississippi apartment returned to assault and hold a couple against their will. Jackson County […]

Woman found ‘shackled’ to bed; man charged with kidnapping

March 20, 2018 in News, The Buzz

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say a woman was found shackled to a bed and that a man has been arrested on a kidnapping charge in connection with the incident. […]

Teen faces adult charges in death of boy taken in stolen car

March 12, 2018 in News, The Buzz

CANTON, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi teenager faces charges related to the 2017 killing of a 6-year-old boy taken inside a stolen car. Dwan Wakefield was 17-years-old at the time […]

Mother of suspected kidnapper arrested

March 28, 2017 in News, The Buzz

BRANDON, Miss. (AP) – The mother of a suspected kidnapper has been arrested after police said she aided his crimes. WLBT-TV ( ) reports Phyllis Boyd was arrested Monday, hours […]

Ridgeland police: Woman kidnapped, forced to drive to banks

July 8, 2016 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Police are looking for two men they say kidnapped a woman, sexually assaulted her and made her drive to several banks for cash. Media outlets report […]

Girl abducted, raped by N.H. man thanks him at sentencing for ‘giving me my freedom back

May 27, 2016 in News

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — A man who kidnapped a 14-year-old girl when she accepted his offer of a ride home from school because her feet were sore, held her captive […]

Mississippi man serving life sentence for 1983 rape denied parole

December 2, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who was convicted of raping and kidnapping a woman in 1983 has been denied parole. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said in a […]

Mississippi social worker charged with kidnapping juveniles

October 19, 2015 in News, The Buzz

TUPELO, Miss. — A Tupelo woman is facing multiple felony charges after police say she kidnapped two children from the Gulf Coast. Multiple media outlets report that 29-year-old Georgia Sasso, […]