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$1 million bond set for Jackson murder suspect

JACKSON, Miss. — A man charged with murder made his initial appearance in court Monday in connection with the death of a man killed outside of a Jackson fast-food restaurant. A judge set bond at $1 million for Jarrick Sumrell, 27, who is suspected of shooting and killing Steven...
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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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New family restaurant celebrates grand opening in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – “The Family Biz ” is now open and ready to serve neighbors in the Jackson area. The owners and city officials were in attendance to celebrate the ribbon cutting on Monday, May 16. “Along with everyone else that got held up by COVID, it affected us also. We just decided to […]
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Business owners leaving downtown Jackson as police try to control crime

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – Jackson police are cracking down on crime after a violent week, including in the downtown district. Police officials held a press conference on Sunday to lay out their plan of action. This after a wave of gun violence in parts of Jackson. Business owners say...
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Last Week in Brookhaven: May 9-16, 2022

Not a subscriber? Here is what you missed for the week of May 9 to May 16 2022. Visit dailyleader.com/subscriptions/ for more. To nominate businesses and people for the Best of Southwest Mississippi contest visit dailyleader.com/contests/.
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MDOT to start chip seal work around Central Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) crews will begin chip seal work on roads around Central Mississippi on Monday, May 16. Chip seal is a thin film of heated asphalt liquid that’s sprayed on the road surface. Small stone chips are then placed on the road and compacted. Excess stone is swept […]
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Man gets life for murder of James Hankins

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Joshua Dukes was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of 85-year-old James Hankins and three others people in 2015 and 2016. Dukes was found guilty of four counts of capital murder. He was found guilty of shooting Hankins in the head during a robbery […]
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Lumumba says his ‘Our city is safe’ quote was taken out of context

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba gave a press conference on Monday commenting on recent crime and ways, he says, the state has not helped in combatting it. During the beginning of the press conference, Lumumba addressed his “Our city is safe” quote which was met with widespread backlash in the wake of a shooting at the Mudbug Festival.
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Some Jackson residents say they are still being overcharged for water

JACKSON, Miss. — Some residents in Jackson said they are being overcharged on their water bills after the city failed to replace all the water meters. The city recently hired a company to replace the faulty water meters installed by Siemens. "They're replacing some meters, not all of them,"...
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Officers picked for pilot behavioral intervention program named Top Cops

Police officers Shaun Hiley and Garry Lee didn’t know it at the time, but the career detours, relocations, chance encounters, and even deployments they’ve endured during a combined 30-plus years in law enforcement were preparing them for a calling for which they both are uniquely qualified. Tapped in...
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