UPDATE: Jackson police capture man in missing teen case

JACKSON (AP) – Jackson police have captured a man wanted in the possible abduction of a 17-year-old girl. Jackson Police Department...

Daily Journal TUPELO – Tupelo police have arrested three juveniles – two males and one female – in connection to the burglary and vandalism of the Boys and Girls Club. On July 27, employees discovered someone had broken into the building, vandalized it, and stolen items. The juveniles are currently being charged in Youth Court.

By Emily Tubb Monroe Journal BIGBEE – Three are being held in Monroe County jail awaiting formal charges from a Wednesday standoff. Steven Alton Brantley, 53; David Little, 35, both of Nettleton; and Crystal Deann Adair Bosch, 37, of Tupelo, are held in connection with a nine-hour standoff at a home at New Road and […]

WEST POINT (AP) – Bond has been set at $250,000 for a second man booked with aggravated assault in an incident that hospitalized a 32-year-old man, West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley said. Marquavious McMillian, 20, of Aberdeen, was arrested and charged Thursday, two days after the same charge was brought against Courtez McMillian, 22, […]

WEST POINT (AP) – Mississippi inmate Jeffrey Randle, who is serving a life sentence for capital murder, is asking a judge to order DNA testing on evidence used by prosecutors during his 1999 trial in Clay County. The Daily Times Leader reports attorneys for Randle filed the post-conviction petition Tuesday in circuit court. Randle, of […]

By Emily Tubb Monroe Journal An afternoon-long standoff at a house at New Road and Highway 6 ended just before 5:30 p.m. Wednesday after Steven Alton Brantley, 53, and David Little, 35, surrendered to Mississippi Highway Patrol SWAT team members and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. According to Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Public Relations Officer […]

By Robbie Ward Daily Journal TUPELO – The October trial of a man accused of drunken driving resulting in the death of a Tupelo woman on her morning walk will remain in Lee County. Lee County Circuit Court Judge Jim Pounds rejected the request of John Gillentine, 28, of Tupelo, to receive a trial outside […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – Attorneys have filed a response to a lawsuit brought against the Alcorn County sheriff by a former employee who claims she endured sexual harassment, a sexually hostile work environment and retaliation against her in the workplace. Documents filed in federal court in Aberdeen by the Jackson […]

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The search continued Tuesday with more than 50 volunteers and local emergency services employees looking for Willie Harries, who has been missing since Saturday. The search team has performed an intense gridded search of the Second and Third Avenue neighborhood that Harries once called home. “That’s where he […]

WEST POINT (AP) – Police Chief Tim Brinkley says he has called in the FBI to help investigate a weekend fight that hospitalized a 32-year-old man. Brinkley says 22-year-old Courtez McMillian of Okolona was arraigned Monday on aggravated assault. Bond was set at $250,000. Brinkley says if McMillian doesn’t hire an attorney one will be […]