UPDATED 5:00AM THURSDAYWe still don't know why a suspected car thief who escaped from jail in Raymond and allegedly killed a man in Jackson wound up hiding out in Leake County. Sheriff Randy Atkinson says that's something he's trying to figure out."That's still under... Read More.
An investigation continues into the death of a Louisville child who was fatally injured on the street in front of her home. "She went to the mailbox and from the visual clues at the scene-- and of course, this is all still under investigation--... Read More.
A Thanksgiving Day wreck in Leake County claimed the life of a Kosciusko woman.According to a report from the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the victim was identified as 28-year-old Shaniqueva Bush.In total, six people died on Mississippi highways over the Thanksgiving holidays.The other fatal wrecks... Read More.
A five-year-old girl from Leake County was killed in a four-wheeler wreck over the weekend.Emergency Medical Services and Leake County Deputies responded to a call at 3:31 p.m. on Sunday, October 16th reporting a four-wheeler accident involving a child.The crash happened in a... Read More.
A nine-year-old boy from Attala County was killed in a four-wheeler wreck over the weekend. He was a student at Presbyterian Day School in Kosciusko.Emergency Medical Services and Leake County Deputies responded to a call at 7:26 p.m. on Friday, July 22nd reporting a... Read More.
Carthage Fire Chief Robin Jones passed away this morning following a twelve hour emergency aortic surgery. He had worked in Leake County for over 40 years. Serving many years in the Carthage Fire Department, he was loved and respected by so many. Tommy Malone,... Read More.
A state inmate at the Kemper-Neshoba Regional Correctional Facility in DeKalb collapsed Tuesday and was pronounced dead later at a local hospital.Limarion Reaves, 28, was talking to a relative on a jail phone when he fell ill shortly before 1 p.m., according to Warden... Read More.
An Attala County postal worker who was shot while delivering mail has died. Sherry Ingold died at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson on Friday night, Postal Inspector Tony Robinson told The Clarion Ledger. Ingold was shot on Mississippi Highway 35 in... Read More.
A wreck late Monday on Highway 16 in Madison County claimed the life of a Philadelphia man.The Mississippi Highway Patrol says the 2-vehicle crash happened about 11:15 p.m.Preliminary reports indicate that a Nissan Pathfinder was traveling west when an eastbound Nissan Altima crossed the... Read More.
The driver of an off-road utility vehicle has died in a crash in western North Dakota.The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 27-year-old Joel Sistrunk of Philadelphia, Miss., was driving on a private road near Arnegard, N.D., Sunday about 5 p.m., crested a hill and... Read More.
One person was killed in an accident on Interstate 20 in Newton after he apparently fell asleep at the wheel.Newton Police Chief Harvey Curry says 40-year-old Jarvis Walker of Jackson was killed in an accident on I-20 near mile marker 109 around 7 a.m... Read More.