Fulton police adopt active shooter policy

By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times FULTON – Fulton police now have step-by-step guidelines in place for dealing with an active...

Claiborne County officials prepare to leave a home in Port Gibson, where authorities were investigating the hanging death of a black man in the neighboring woods. (AP Photo/The Vicksburg Evening Post, Josh Edwards)

By Johnny Clark and Jeff Amy Associated Press PORT GIBSON – An FBI agent appealed for patience Friday after a black man was found hanging from a tree in Mississippi, saying 30 federal, state and local agents were working intensively to determine whether he was killed or committed suicide. “Everybody wants answers and wants them […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Nearly 12 weeks after gunshots rang out at a Tupelo motel, law enforcement has the suspected shooter in custody. “The U.S. Marshals arrested our suspect in Birmingham,” Tupelo Police Chief Bart Aguirre said Thursday night. “He is in custody, and we will start the extradition process (from Alabama) […]

By Emily Wagster Pettus and Eric Tucker Associated Press PORT GIBSON – Federal and state authorities are investigating the hanging death of a black man in Mississippi who had been missing for more than two weeks, the FBI said Thursday. The investigation involves the FBI, the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division and the United States […]

By William Moore Daily Journal ABERDEEN – A Greenwood Springs woman is behind bars after she allegedly tried to carjack a car Wednesday. A motorist told Monroe County deputies that Brenda Michelle Pool, 34, was standing in the middle of Patterson Road. When the motorist tried to drive around her, she opened the passenger door […]


By William Moore Daily Journal JACKSON – An investigation by the Attorney General’s office resulted in charges against a Michigan woman and a Mississippi prisoner. Stephanie Rascoe, 44, of Ecorse, Michigan, and David Rhyne, 33, a prisoner at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Meridian, were charged Wednesday with the production and distribution of child […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Law enforcement has essentially ruled out foul play in the death of a Saltillo man found last week in an Eggville creek. The initial autopsy report on William Roger Palmer, along with the 52-year-old’s medical history, has led Sheriff Jim Johnson to believe Palmer’s death was accidental or from natural causes. […]

By William Moore Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – The weekend theft of a four-wheeler in Thrasher led authorities to arrest a Booneville man. The 2013 Honda Four Wheeler was stolen from a residence on County Road 1040 in the Thrasher community Saturday morning. The investigation led Prentiss County Sheriff’s deputies to get search warrants for houses […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba Times Itawamba law enforcement officials have charged a handful of suspects with a variety of drug crimes as part of a recent grand jury roundup. The following individuals were arrested and charged on March 3 as part of a series of secret indictments by the Itawamba County Grand Jury: • Derrel […]

By William Moore Daily Journal OXFORD – A domestic violence call led to more serious charges of kidnapping for a Maryland man. Oxford Police said a woman had obvious signs that she had been assaulted. After further discussion, investigators learned that Garen Green-Scott, 25, of Baltimore, Maryland, confined the victim and would not let her […]