JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — For the Mississippi Supreme Court, former Circuit Judge William F. Coleman was the go-to guy — the first choice to fill-in when other judges were unable for whatever reason to handle cases. Coleman presided over dozens of cases — both small and headline-grabbing — after his retirement from the full-time bench. […]
An inmate at the Harrison County jail died Monday after he started having difficulty breathing.
Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said Gregory Woodall, 50, began having problems around 7am. Once notified, the medical staff began CPR immediately.
Woodall was taken to Garden Park Medical Center where he was pronounced dead due to natural causes. Woodall was reportedly disabled.
A 19-year-old Jackson County jail inmate faces up to 20 years in prison after punching another inmate in the face resulting in his death.
Dionte R. Jones has been charged with homicide while in the commission of a misdemeanor assault for a physical assault on 46-year-old Anthony Eugene Moore.
Sheriff Mike Byrd said on Sunday, March 3, Jones was in the day room of the Jackson County jail arguing with a family member on the telephone. Just as the call ended, Moore walked by and Jones allegedly knocked Moore unconscious with a punch to the jaw.
LUCEDALE – (AP) – After three days the search for 83-year-old Chester C. “Sonny” Breland of George County ended after someone found him in his vehicle stuck in a mud pit on Pollock Ferry Road in Jackson County, according to the George County Sheriff's Department. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd and a deputy used a […]
By Monica Land VANCLEAVE – Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd said the body of a 38-year-old man reported missing by his friends was found after a search Saturday afternoon. Byrd said a friend of Gene Tanner’s went to check on him and called authorities when they discovered he never made it home. Tanner reportedly left […]
By Monica Land PASCAGOULA – For the second time in less than two weeks, a second man has been killed at an industrial plant in Pascagoula. Twenty-year-old Jeremy Moore of Moss Point died around 8 a.m. Friday morning after an explosion at Mississippi Phosphates. The explosion killed Moore and injured Jeff Beck and another unidentified […]
News Briefs From Across The State By Monica Land Victim collided with car A Biloxi man is dead following a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 15 and Lamey Bridge Road in Harrison County Saturday. According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, 45-year-old Nick Scales of Biloxi was traveling northbound on Highway 15 […]