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MDOT: Lane closures planned on I-20 in Rankin County

RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi Department of Transportation will be temporarily closing lanes for milling and paving operations. Beginning at 2 a.m. Saturday, June 26, until 6 p.m. Sunday, June 27, the two inside lanes of Interstate 20 eastbound from State Route 468 to State Route 18 in Rankin County will be closed.
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AG announces convictions and sentencings in child exploitation cases

In a press release from the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office:. Attorney General Lynn Fitch announced a conviction and two sentencings in child exploitation cases in Warren, Rankin, and Hancock Counties. “I am putting the full resources of this office behind our fight to protect children from vicious predators,” said Attorney...
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AirCare called following Rankin County crash

FLORENCE, Miss. (WLBT) - Paul Holley with the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed a crash on Williams Road near Eagle Post Road in Florence. Both Holley and Florence Police Chief Dan McLendon confirmed AirCare was called. Florence Police is the lead law enforcement agency on the scene. This is...
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Attorney General Lynn Fitch announced a conviction and two sentencings in child exploitation cases in Warren, Rankin, and Hancock Counties.

“I am putting the full resources of this office behind our fight to protect children from vicious predators,” said Attorney General Lynn Fitch. “I commend the hard-working investigators and prosecutors in my Cyber Crime Division for their work to get child predators offline and away from our children.”. Robert Donald...
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3 arrested in Rankin County grocery burglary

RANKIN CO., Miss. (WLBT) - Blake Patrick Renfro, Christopher Peyton Cardwell, and a 17-year old male have all been arrested and charged with commercial burglary. On June 3, Rankin County deputies were dispatched to 2489 Star Road for a possible business burglary at Thomasville Grocery. When deputies arrived on scene,...
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MISSING: 15-year-old Aliya Ward

Rankin County Sheriff’s Office has just issued a Missing Juvenile statement for Aliya Ward was last seen on Monday, May 31. Aliya Ward is described as 5’2″ with blue eyes, shoulder length blonde hair and weighs about 115 pounds. She was last seen at her home on Monday in the...
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Woman thankful to be alive after her car was shot

BRANDON, Miss. — A woman said she is thankful to be alive after her car was shot in the driver’s side door. Rankin County sheriff’s deputies said three teens were randomly shooting at people driving down busy Highway 471 in Brandon. Sony Lee-Johnson’s car was one of two shot Tuesday.
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Three juveniles arrested, accused of shooting into vehicles

BRANDON, Miss. — The Rankin County Sheriff's Department investigated an overnight shooting in Brandon. No one was injured, but multiple cars were reported with bullet holes in them. Just before midnight Tuesday, the sheriff's office received a call about her car being shot at while driving on Highway 471 near...
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Sporadic gunfire reported on Highway 471

Just before midnight on Tuesday, Rankin County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a shooting which occurred on Highway 471. A citizen notified the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department that her car was shot at while she was driving along Highway 471 near Coon Hunters Road. As deputies responded to the...
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Family of man who died hours after arrest seeking answers

The family of a man who died hours after being taken into custody by deputies in central Mississippi is seeking answers about his death. Cory Jackson of Brandon died early Saturday morning, WLBT-TV reports. While the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department says he was pronounced dead at a hospital, Jackson’s younger sister Megan Jackson said the deputy coroner told the family he died at the jail.