Neighborhood complaints lead to drug arrests in Monroe County
MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – Neighborhood complaints about suspected drug activity lead to eight arrests in Monroe County. On February 15, Monroe County deputies went to a home on Guyton Road in the Bigbee Community, after receiving several complaints about possible drug use at and around that home. There...
Coroner identifies man killed in Shannon
An investigation is underway into the shooting death of a man Wednesday afternoon in Shannon.
There are a few weekends left to vote in-person absentee
Folks have a few weekends to vote in person absentee for this year's primary Election.
Gulfport robbery suspect facing additional charge after trying to escape police station through ceiling tiles
Www.supertalk.fm – Caleb Salers – 2024-03-01 07:02:00. SUMMARY: Miki Mussa Ibrahim, 36, was arrested by the Gulfport Police Department after committing an armed robbery on East Pass Road. Despite escaping custody briefly upon arrival at the police department by slipping his handcuffs and later attempting to flee through the ceiling tiles in the interview room, Ibrahim was recaptured each time. A firearm and his identifying documents were found during a SWAT search of his residence. He faces two counts of armed robbery, possession of a weapon after a felony conviction, and one count of escape, with a $350,000 bond set. The police encourage anyone with information to come forward.
Third arrest made in Tupelo shooting
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) – Captain Doug Mansell with the Police Department confirms a third arrest in a deadly shooting that happened earlier in February. Police officers say they arrested 17-year-old Davyon Boyd. He is being charged as an adult for armed robbery. The shooting happened February 18th nears Monument...
After a cool Friday, we will see a warming trend into the upcoming weekend
We will see more chances for some showers in scattered to patchy form as we go through the overnight hours and into our Friday. We will see one more pretty cool day across our area as we go through our Friday. All of this due to some low pressure and a warm front moving through our area.
Events happening this weekend in Mississippi: March 1-3
Www.wjtv.com – Kaitlin Howell – 2024-03-01 06:47:28. SUMMARY: This weekend in Mississippi, there are various events happening in Central Mississippi and the Pine Belt region. In Central Mississippi, events include a fish fry, music shows, a gala, and various exhibitions and festivals. In the Pine Belt region, events range from a women's expo to a junior tennis tournament, pop-up art events, comedy shows, and a rodeo. There are also opportunities to explore farmers markets, attend a dyslexia benefit race, and engage in family-friendly activities like Touch-a-Truck and Laurel Leap Day. The weekend offers something for everyone to enjoy with friends or family.
Man charged after fatal house fire in North Mississippi
CHICKASAW COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Authorities arrested a man after a fatal house fire in northeast Mississippi. The fire happened on December 23, 2023, at a home in the 900 block of Highway 245 in Okolona. Officials with the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office said firefighters discovered a body inside the home. The victim was later […]
Teen charged as adult with armed robbery
TUPELO – A 17-year-old has been charged as an adult for the armed robbery that led to a Sunday shootout that left his 13-year-old brother dead. During the initial appearance for Davyon Boyd Thursday afternoon, Tupelo Municipal Court Judge Jay Weir bound the case over to circuit court and ordered Boyd held without bond. Under questioning by the judge, Boyd, who will turn 18 in two months, said he dropped out of school in the 9th grade, has never had a regular job and has a 1-year-old child with his girlfriend.
Alleged kidnapping leads to fatal shooting in Shannon
Www.wcbi.com – Allie Martin – 2024-02-29 18:40:20. SUMMARY: A teenage girl was kidnapped by a black male in Lee County, Mississippi, leading to a fatal shooting of the suspect. The girl's parents were able to track her location using a phone app and notified authorities. The suspect was found shot dead on Washington Street in Shannon, with no weapon recovered yet. The police are investigating the incident, and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has been called in for assistance. This is the first fatal shooting in Shannon this year. The suspected shooter is in custody, awaiting charges to be filed after further investigation.
Body found inside abandoned Antebellum home in Holly Springs
Www.youtube.com – WTVA 9 News – 2024-02-27 15:38:50. SUMMARY: In Holly Springs, a father and son discovered a body inside an old abandoned ANM Bellum home while treasure hunting. A death investigation is now underway to identify the person and determine the cause of death. The property owner had given permission for the family to search for treasure on his land, but instead, they found the body of a man in the living room. The coroner believes the body may have been there for a month and has sent it for autopsy in Pearl. WTV 9 News will have the latest updates on this story.
We cool down big time on our Wednesday as a cold front moves through our area
High winds were the big time weather rule across our area on our Tuesday. It looks like we will continue to see the strong winds overnight and into our Wednesday as we will continue to see the pressure change lead to this type of weather over the next 24 hours.
Rainy and cooler weather to end the workweek
Friday started off rainy with a few showers and thunderstorms. This rain sticks around pretty widespread through most of the morning, the afternoon will still feature scattered showers. We will see cool temperatures across our area as we go through our Friday with highs in the mid 50s. We will...
Legendary head coach and professor inducted into West Point Hall of Fame
Www.wcbi.com – Winston Reed – 2024-02-29 22:44:39. SUMMARY: The city of West Point honored former West Point High School football coach Chris Chambless and early 1900's professor and mathematician Andrew Lenoir, Sr. Chambless has won eight championships as a head coach and one as a defensive coordinator. Both Chambless and the family of Andrew Lenoir, Sr. expressed gratitude for the honor. The Growth Alliance, serving as West Point's business development group, Main Street Association, and Chamber of Commerce, organized the event. The family of Andrew Lenoir, Sr. highlighted his prestigious background as a professor and his significance to their family. The enshrinement ceremony was held to recognize the contributions of these legendary individuals.
District Attorney wants to revoke bond of kidnapping suspect
TUPELO – A January drug arrest could force a Lee County kidnapping suspect to remain in jail until his case goes to trial in circuit court. Shelton Mitch McGreger was free on a $50,000 bond after allegedly holding a former girlfriend against her will in April 2022. But in late January, McGreger, 47, of Topsy Turvy Road, Randolph, was arrested by the Tupelo Police Department for possession of a Schedule II drug.
Matt's Late Wednesday Forecast - Rain returns for our Thursday evening
Some more chilly temperatures are in store for our Thursday. High pressure and low pressure will battle each other for the control of our weather over the next several days.
Tupelo's Trio: A Guide to the 3 Must-Visit Seafood Restaurants
In this article, we explore three outstanding seafood restaurants in Tupelo. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Mississippi woman facing credit card fraud charge
A Mississippi woman was arrested for credit card fraud Tuesday. According to the Tupelo Police Department, an Alias Capias Warrant was served on Kayla D. Long, 36, of Saltillo. The warrant was due to a 2023 report in which Long allegedly stole a credit card and used it at a Lee County business.
One dead in motorcycle crash in Okolona
OKOLONA, Miss. (WTVA) -- The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash in Okolona. Chickasaw County Coroner Larry Harris said it happened Sunday around 6 p.m. on Highway 32 near Van Vleet. The crash involved a motorcycle and a car. The driver of the motorcycle died. This is...