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GoFundMe started for funeral of Vicksburg murder victim

The family of Mijor Kay Anderson, a Vicksburg woman who went missing in October 2021 and whose remains were discovered in March, has started a GoFundMe page to help with expenses. The page, started by one of Anderson’s four sisters, Amy Anderson-Williams, has a goal of $3,000 which will be...
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No bond for Pearl woman charged in infant daughter's death

PEARL, Miss. — A Pearl woman chargedin the death of her 2-month-old daughter is on suicide watch and is being held in isolation at the Rankin County Jail, county officials said. Makaylia Jolley, 20, was wearing shackles and body armor when she arrived Tuesday at the Pearl Police Department...
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No bond for Mississippi woman accused of killing infant daughter

PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) – A judge denied bond for the Mississippi mother accused of killing her infant daughter. Makaylia Shaylynn Jolley, 20, made her initial appearance in court on Tuesday, May 17. Jolley was initially charged with attempted murder and felony child abuse. Investigators upgraded the attempted murder charge to capital murder after her daughter, […]
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Petition: Name Lake for Outdoorsman, Not Segregationist

BRANDON, Miss. (AP) — A petition calls for rebranding a manmade lake in central Mississippi by removing the name of a racist former governor and replacing it with the name of a longtime journalist who wrote about hunting and fishing. The Ross Barnett Reservoir, northeast of Jackson, was completed...
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Governor introduces new MBI director and chief of capitol police

JACKSON, Miss. — Gov. Tate Reeves said the state refuses to "accept this crime wave as the norm" before he introduced the new members of the Mississippi Public Safety leadership team. "Across the nation, we've seen a startling rise in violent crime rates, in drug crimes and in homicides,"...
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Police: Mother accused of throwing baby on concrete resulting in her death

PEARL, Miss. (WLBT/Gray News) - A Mississippi mother charged with capital murder was given no bond after making her initial court appearance Tuesday. Police say Makaylia Jolley “repeatedly and forcibly” threw her baby, Khalysie Lashay Jolley, onto the road last Thursday. The two-month-old died two days later, according...
PEARL, MS

Man shot, killed on West Street in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating after a 50-year-old man was shot and killed. The incident happened outside a home in the 1600 block of N. West Street on Monday, May 16. Officer Sam Brown said Jimmy Pierce, 50, was shot twice in the chest by the unknown suspect. According to Brown, the […]
JACKSON, MS
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District Attorney Bubba Bramlett warns of jury duty scam

RANKIN CO., Miss. (WLBT) - Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Bubba Bramlett is warning local citizens of a recent telephone scam. Fraudulent callers inform the victims that they are with their local police, sheriff’s department, district attorney’s office, or the county courts. The caller tells them that they have missed a jury duty summons and therefore could be found in contempt of court. The caller may even claim that a warrant has been used for their arrest.
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Man charged in armed carjacking in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A man was arrested in connection to an armed carjacking that took place on Saturday, May 14. Jackson police said the victim was walking to his 2007 Toyota Avalon on Sykes Road when three men threated him with guns for the car keys. Investigators said Serjalmist Dewayne Boyd was charged with […]
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Man arrested, charged with carjacking in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson Police Department is investigating an armed carjacking that occurred on Saturday, May 14. JPD says officers responded to the incident near the 500 block of Sykes Road. According to JPD, the victim was walking to his vehicle, a 2007 Toyota Avalon, when three males approached...
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