MHP recaps holiday weekend enforcement

The Mississippi Highway Patrol issued a report Tuesday about its Memorial Day weekend traffic enforcement. The agency had extra patrols from May 24-27 and also participated in the Crash Awareness Reduction Effort (C.A.R.E.) safety initiative. MHP says it issued 7296 citations with 159 DUI arrests.... Read More.

Tribal member sentenced for voluntary manslaughter

Keyshawn Willis, 23, of Conehatta, a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, was sentenced Friday in federal court to 132 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for voluntary manslaughter. Demetrius Duane Sam was assaulted and killed Nov. 2, 2017,... Read More.

Wife of former state representative headed to prison

Teresa Malone, 58, of Carthage, was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate to 41 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for paying kickbacks to former Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps. Malone was also ordered to pay... Read More.