Black man found in Mississippi hanged by a bed sheet, didn’t appear to step off anything, sheriff said

March 22, 2015 in News, The Buzz

PORT GIBSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi sheriff said Friday that a black man found hanging from a tree did not appear to have stepped off of anything before he […]

Witness in Yazoo City murder trial shot to death

August 28, 2014 in News, The Buzz

YAZOO CITY, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has joined the investigation into the shooting death of man scheduled to testify in a murder trial in Yazoo City. […]

Murder suspect shoots cop dead inside police station

April 5, 2013 in Top Stories

A murder suspect being interviewed at the Jackson police headquarters shot a detective Thursday and those who came to investigate the gunfire found both men dead, authorities said.

The suspect, who was not identified, was being questioned on the third floor of the building when the shooting happened, Police Chief Rebecca Coleman said.

Police did not release any details on the sequence of what happened but scheduled a news conference for later Thursday night.

The officer was identified as Eric Smith, a homicide detective.

‘Roadside killer’ possibly on the loose in Mississippi

May 17, 2012 in News, Police Report, Statewide News, The Buzz, Top Stories

By Monica Land JACKSON – Officials believe two people – a 74-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman – found shot to death in their vehicles, may have been the victims […]