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11-year-old boy says he thought he would die after Mississippi police officer shot him

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www.wjtv.com – The Associated Press – 2023-05-30 12:26:00

SUMMARY: An 11-year-old Mississippi boy was shot in the chest by an officer after calling the for . Aderrien Murry's mother filed a federal , seeking at least $5 million in damages, the officer used excessive force and Indianola failed to proper . Aderrien was hospitalized for five days and is recovering from a collapsed lung, lacerated liver, and fractured ribs. The officer, Sgt. Greg Capers, has been suspended with pay during an ongoing investigation into the shooting.

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New York Times names Mississippi restaurant one of best pizza places in US

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www.wjtv.com – Kaitlin Howell – 2024-06-25 13:35:04

SUMMARY: CLEVELAND, Miss. (WJTV) – The New York Times recognized Leña Pizza & Bagel in Cleveland, Mississippi, as one of the 22 best pizza places in the U.S. The restaurant, located at 331 Cotton Row, is co-owned by Marisol Doyle, who also serves as the chef, and her husband, Rory Doyle. Marisol studied pizza making in Naples, Italy. Leña Pizza & Bagel's menu changes weekly, offering pizza from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Thursday to Saturday, and bagels from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (or until sold out) on Saturdays.

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1 arrested, 2 wanted for trying to introduce contraband to Yazoo County correctional facility

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www.wjtv.com – Malaysia McCoy – 2024-06-25 11:35:18

SUMMARY: Yazoo County deputies one man and are searching for two others in connection with an attempt to introduce contraband into a correctional facility. The incident occurred after deputies received a tip on June 22. The suspects were located at a hotel in Yazoo and were seen leaving with bags, getting into a white Honda. When deputies tried to stop the vehicle on Jerry Clower Boulevard, the driver fled and crashed into a ditch. Two suspects fled with the bags, but one man was arrested at the scene. One bag was recovered near the vehicle.

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Charge upgraded against Mississippi mother accused of killing two-year-old son

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www.wjtv.com – Malaysia McCoy – 2024-06-25 11:19:35

SUMMARY: In Lauderdale County, Mississippi, a mother, 35-year-old Adrienne McDevitt, has seen her charges upgraded from murder to capital murder in connection with the of her two-year-old son. The incident occurred on June 18 at a residence on Bolen Long Creek Road, where deputies discovered the boy's body. McDevitt was subsequently taken to a local hospital. Investigators initially believed the child had drowned. McDevitt is currently held at the Lauderdale County Detention Center without bond. This case underscores a tragic with significant legal implications.

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