Map. History of Mississippi conflict

22 January 2018
The heavy wet snow held on to power lines Friday morning and weighed down branches causing power outages across the state. As of 8:30 a.m. over 9,400 Entergy customers lost power.
Kemper County: officials are responding to a one car rollover accident with entrapment. It's located on Highway 16
Congressman, civil rights icon John Lewis says he won't share stage with Trump to open Mississippi civil rights museum.
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Ripley, Mississippi shooting at Westwood Drive: 1 injured
A man was found shot multiple times inside a car in south Jackson on Tuesday. Jackson police said the shooting happened in the 3500 block of Rosemary Ave.
A 37-year-old man will serve 40 years in prison for killing a co-worker on the Natchez Trace Parkway, federal officials said. Christopher E. Lemon, 37, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in September and was recently sentenced in federal court, authorities said
Sanders announced Pres Trump to visit Mississippi on Saturday to mark its Statehood Bicentennial. Will take part in grand openings of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
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[email protected]: "POTUS will visit Mississippi on Saturday, where they are celebrating the state's bicentennial, 200 years of statehood."
Stokes wants to up reward to catch killer
Jackson: A house fire Sunday morning claimed the life of William Burke Thompson, 59, Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham said. The blaze broke out at Thompson's home at the corner of Roxbury Road and Eastover Drive around 11 a.m., authorities said.
A Pearl man is accused of pointing a gun at another driver during a road rage incident, the Hinds County sheriff said. A driver told deputies that another driver slammed on brakes multiple times, nearly causing a collision Sunday on the Natchez Trace Parkway near Clinton, Sheriff Victor Mason said in a news release.
Jackson: Authorities say a man was visiting a woman at a local motel when he was shot in the stomach by another man. According to a release from Jackson Police Department, the incident occurred shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday at the Candlelight Inn on Ellis Avenue.
Jackson: A man was shot in the stomach Saturday evening at the Candlelight Inn, police said. The shooting occurred around 7 p.m. on the 1500 block of Ellis Avenue, investigators said. When officers arrived they found a 47-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach.
The body of a man with multiple gunshot wounds was discovered by neighbors on South McRaven Road in Hinds County Saturday, investigators said.
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Jackson, Mississippi shooting at 1525 Ellis Ave: 1 injured
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Jackson, Mississippi shooting at 1525 Ellis Ave: 1 injured
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Jackson, Mississippi shooting at South McRaven Road: 1 killed
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Jackson, Mississippi shooting at South McRaven Road: 1 killed
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Holly Springs, Mississippi shooting at 600 Block of Colonial Dr: 1 killed
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Holmes (county), Mississippi shooting at N/A: 1 killed
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Gulfport, Mississippi shooting at 3000 block of F Avenue: 2 injured
The man accused in a nightclub shooting that killed one and left seven people injured has surrendered to authorities. Brookhaven Police Chief Kenny Collins said 23-year-old Justin Anderson, 23, of Natchez, turned himself in to police about 9 a.m. Wednesday, accompanied by his mother and his attorney. He was wanted in connection with the shooting death of Billy Ray Thomas, 23, early Friday.
A drug bust in west Jackson led to the arrest Wednesday of two men, officials with the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department said. Investigators with the sheriff’s Special Operations Unit, along with Richland police investigators received information about illegal activity at a home in the 1400 block of Apple Street, which resulted in the discovery of 13 pounds of marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine, authorities said.
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi shooting at 900 Broadway Drive: 1 killed
4 teens charged after shots fired at Lauderdale County, Miss., Sheriff's deputy
A Edward Earl Fox, 57, was shot and killed Monday evening, Jackson police said. Officers went to a shooting call in the 2100 block of Ludlow Avenue around 7 p.m., authorities said
Man shot three times in the hip after fight in Yazoo City
Father, son killed in shooting in Rolling Fork, Miss.
A man is the hospital with multiple injuries after being attacked by two men, Jackson police said. The assault occurred on Bailey Avenue near Brian Kinsey Drive around 3 p.m. Sunday, authorities said. The 48-year-old man suffered lacerations to the head, broken ribs and a broken leg, investigators said.
Jackson fire officials are investigating what caused a vacant building fire early Saturday morning. It happened on Clifton and Amite Streets in downtown Jackson.