A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree murder after his 5-year-old sister died Sunday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Detectives say the boy admitted to practicing "WWE" moves on theMore >>
A teen boy was arrested and charged with murder after his younger sister died. Detectives say he admitted practicing "WWE" moves on her, even after she said she was in pain.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Thursday, June 20 2013 6:51 AM EDT2013-06-20 10:51:05 GMT
More than 200 officers from across the state are in Biloxi for the annual meeting of the Mississippi Association of Police Chiefs. One of the hot topics for discussion is House Bill Two.More >>
More than 200 officers from across the state are in Biloxi for the annual meeting of the Mississippi Association of Police Chiefs. One of the hot topics for discussion is House Bill Two. In just two weeks, any adult in Mississippi will be able to carry a gun for all to see.More >>
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A dog battling cancer managed to hang on long enough to see her owner return from a deployment overseas. According to Jennifer Ralston's YouTube channel, Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, wasMore >>
Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, was diagnosed with oral melanoma just a month after her owner, Eric, was deployed overseas.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 5:56 PM EDT2013-06-19 21:56:37 GMT
(WMC-TV) - Detectives found more than 700 pounds of marijuana in a hidden compartment of a trailer Tuesday. According to the affidavit, the suspect, Jerry Pomilla, was driving a Chevy Silverado pickupMore >>
Detectives found more than 700 pounds of marijuana in a hidden compartment of a trailer Tuesday.More >>
A young white man formally charged Friday with capital murder in the hit-and-run death of a black man is being held in isolation from other Hinds County inmates.
Hinds county Sheriff's Department spokesman Lt. Jeffery Scott says the publicity associated with the case of 19-year-old Deryl Dedmon accounted for the decision to isolate him. Dedmon is accused of intentionally running over 46-year-old James Craig Anderson on June 26 in what authorities say was a hate crime.
According to Saturday's Clarion Ledger, Scott would not say whether Dedmon, who is being held without bond, has been threatened. He says inmates likely have seen the airing of a video showing Anderson being run over.
The victim's sister said she's unhappy that Dedmon and John Rice, who is charged with simple assault in the case, are the only suspects facing charges.
WJTV reports that Barbara Anderson Young told reporters at her lawyer's office Friday, "Go to Brandon and get the other five murderers who committed such a horrendous violent act against my beloved brother."
The district attorney's office says Dedmon and Rice were with a group of teenagers that morning and went out looking for a random black person to assault. The district attorney has said racial slurs were used during the attack and that Dedmon later bragged that he "just ran that n----- over."
Rice's attorney, Samuel Martin, suggested during a hearing in July that the teens were on a beer run after a night of partying, not looking for a black man to assault, as prosecutors allege.
Authorities have not ruled out that others at the scene could be charged. The FBI has opened a civil rights investigation of the case.
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