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 >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:26 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:26:30 GMT
Community members and fellow classmates of Natalie Hightower are gathering tonight for a candlelight vigil in her honor. The 12-year-old Vancleave Middle School student underwent surgery this past MondayMore >>
They came, looking like a sea of orange--Natalie's favorite color, more than 200 strong.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 9:43 PM EDT2013-05-20 01:43:50 GMT
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned. According to DMR Public Relations Manager Lauren Thompson said DMR received a report about the incident around 6:30 p.m.More >>
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:35:23 GMT
COLUMBUS, MS (AP) - Authorities have resumed the search for two young brothers who were passengers in an all-terrain vehicle that overturned in a Mississippi creek. Columbus Fire Chief Kenneth MooreMore >>
Authorities have recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy who apparently drowned after an all-terrain vehicle overturned in a Mississippi creek, while the search for his brother continued.
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:08:12 GMT
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River. Friday evening around 5:30, Gordon and anotherMore >>
The search in Moss Point is over. The body of 55-year-old boater Timothy Gordon has been pulled from the Escatapwa River. Now investigators are saying marijuana may have been involved in the accident.
Two suspects are in custody after a shooting Sunday morning near the Wayne and Jones County line.
Authorities reported Belinda Walters was killed and her 18-year-old daughter, Whitleigh Harrelson, was injured during the incident which occurred on Sandersville Pleasant Grove Road. According to Wayne County investigator Mike Mozingo, the shooting happened around 3 a.m. Sunday after an incident involving multiple text messages.
Walters noticed a text message on her unnamed 13-year-old daughter's cell phone from 20-year-old Houston Forrest Johnston. Walters called Johnston in response and asked that they meet at Sliders Grocery.
At the store, she requested that Johnston stop texting her underage daughter. After leaving, Walters called Whitleigh. Walters, Whitleigh, and Whitleigh's husband decided to confront Johnston at his residence about the messages. At the door, they were met with Houston's mother, Mary Elizabeth Johnston, who had a shotgun. As they attempted to leave the residence, Mary opened fire and wounded Whitleigh. Houston then joined his mother in the shooting with a rifle at which time he fatally shot Walters.
Following the incident, Jonston was arrested and charged with murder. His mother has also been arrested and charged with aggravated assault. Both are being held for further questioning.
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