Jackson, MSWLBT

Man dies at hospital with multiple gunshot wounds

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - A man died at the hospital after being shot multiple times. Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart said Jeremy Green died Friday morning. He had multiple gunshot wounds. It’s unclear what led to Green being shot. Jackson Police Department has not yet revealed any information.
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Jackson, MSWAPT

JPD investigates homicide after body found behind building

JACKSON, Miss. — Jackson police are investigating a homicide after a body was found behind a building. Officers were called about 12:30 p.m. Friday to the 300 block of West Pascagoula Street. An officer at the scene told a 16 WAPT News photographer that the body was wrapped in a blanket.
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Vicksburg, MSWJTV.com

Vicksburg man arrested for sexual battery of a child

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – On Thursday, Warren County deputies arrested a Vicksburg man on a sexual battery charge. Sheriff Martin Pace said the investigation had been ongoing for several days. Deputies executed a search warrant at Marshall Smith’s home on Hoxie Road on Thursday, and the 81-year-old was arrested. According...
Hinds County, MSWLBT

Hinds Co. undersheriff admitted to hospital with double pneumonia

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Hinds County Undersheriff Allen White said that he has been admitted to the hospital with double pneumonia, less than two weeks after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. “Keep those prayers coming. Getting admitted to the hospital with double pneumonia,” he wrote in a Friday afternoon post on social media. “Go AWAY COVID!!!!”
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“Sexually violent predator” arrested in Warren County

WARREN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Warren County deputies arrested a Pennsylvania man on Thursday who allegedly failed to register as a sex offender in Mississippi. Sheriff Martin Pace said Salvatore Quaglieri, 56, was arrested in the 3700 block of Washington Street after the department received a tip about him being in the state.
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Deaunte Lewis back in custody after foot chase

VICKSBURG, Miss. (Vicksburg Daily News)–A foot pursuit in the area where Cherry Street turns into Halls Ferry Road was underway around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. The suspect, identified as Deaunte Lewis, 34, attempted to evade police by running into the woods. Just before 1:30 p.m., Officer Michael Battle responded to...
Warren County, MSVicksburg Post

Bonds set for two sex offenders arrested in Warren County

Bond was set at $10,000 for an 81-year-old man accused of having sex with an underage child. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said Justice Court Judge James Jefferson set the bond for Marshall Smith during his initial appearance Friday in justice court. Smith’s was one of two initial appearances handled Friday by Jefferson.
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Neighbors react to spike in Delta variant cases in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Delta variant may be as contagious as chickenpox, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report published by CDC indicates one person with the Delta variant could transmit it to eight or nine people. The report also said that vaccinated people who get Delta could transmit it as easily as those who are not vaccinated.
Jackson, MSWAPT

Silver Alert issued for 38-year-old Jackson woman

JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 38-year-old Jan Teresa Henry of Jackson in Hinds County. Henry is described as a Black female that is 5 feet, 2 inches tall. Henry weighs 200 pounds and has blonde hair and brown eyes. She was last seen Monday, July 26, 2021, at about 6 p.m. in the 2200 block of TV Road in Hinds County.
Vicksburg, MSvicksburgnews.com

Simms and Bryant are the top returning defensive lineman for PCA and VHS

VICKSBURG, Miss. (Vicksburg Daily News)–Two big players are returning this season to Porter’s Chapel Academy and Vicksburg High School after losing many starting defensive tackles after graduation. Maureon Simms, junior lineman for the Eagles, has shown his skills over the years and is set to have another successful season. He...
Hinds County, MSvicksburgnews.com

Silver Alert issued for Hinds County Man

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 49-year-old Tarrin Gibbs of Jackson, MS, in Hinds County. He is described as a black male, six feet and one inch tall, weighing 300 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen Friday, July 23, 2021,...
Vicksburg, MSVicksburg Post

Red Carpet Bowl tickets go on sale Sunday

Tickets for the 2021 Red Carpet Bowl will go on sale Sunday, and for the first time can be purchased online. The Red Carpet Bowl has joined a growing trend among sporting events by going to an online-only ticketing system. Tickets will be sold the through GoFan.co web site and the GoFan app.
Vicksburg, MSWJTV.com

No mask requirement for Vicksburg Warren Schools

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – On Thursday, the Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees announced updates to the district’s COVID-19 policies for the 2021-22 school year. The Vicksburg Post reported Superintendent Chad Shealy stated masks will not be required for students or teachers. However, vaccines are highly encouraged. “If you...