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County files suit to block Jackson from hiring ambulance provider

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fox40jackson.com – FOX40JACKSON.com – 2023-09-18 12:58:00

SUMMARY: A judge in Mississippi will determine whether to temporarily block the of from providing ambulance services to . filed suit against the city, arguing that hiring a separate ambulance service provider would put the county in breach of its current contract with American Medical Response (AMR). The suit claims that the city's actions could disrupt EMS provision, increase costs, and render the current agreement financially unfeasible. While the city argues that its current service is understaffed and inefficient, the county contends that the city agreed not to operate an ambulance service in its interlocal agreement with the county. The hearing is set for September 26.

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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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MHP investigates two crashes in Lowndes County

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www.wcbi.com – Eric Lampkin – 2024-06-25 11:15:33

SUMMARY: The is investigating two crashes that occurred in Northern Lowndes County on Highway 45 North near Cal-Kolola Road shortly before 5 p.m. Monday. One incident involved a southbound Jeep, which veered off the road, crossed into the northbound lane, and landed in a ditch after rolling over multiple times. The driver, 28-year-old David Logan Cook of Columbus, died at the scene. A separate crash in the same area involved a Honda sedan and a truck, with the Honda suffering rear and the truck front-end damage. Follow WCBI on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

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