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Jackson employee fired after city discovers fraud in HR Department

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www.wjtv.com – Kaitlin Howell – 2024-06-17 13:50:40

SUMMARY: A employee was fired the discovery of fraud within the Human Resources Department, as announced by Chokwe A. Lumumba. HR Director Toya Martin found misappropriated funds, prompting a investigation that revealed additional irregularities. While the exact amount of embezzled funds wasn't disclosed, Lumumba termed it a “felony amount” and “alarming.” The city has alerted the 's and Auditor's Offices. The fraudulent activity is believed to have occurred over several years, with no current information on other involved employees. Criminal charges are anticipated, and impacted former employees should contact the city.

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Yazoo County deputies seize alcohol bottles, marijuana at correctional facility

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www.wjtv.com – Kristopher White – 2024-07-15 11:32:31

SUMMARY: Yazoo County deputies seized contraband inside the fence of Yazoo County Regional Correctional Facility on Saturday, July 13, around 1:00 a.m. After investigating two suspects near the outer perimeter, deputies found 14 Sprite bottles, seven Coca-Cola bottles, and four packages of marijuana within the fence. The bottles contained alcohol. Despite a search, the two suspects were not found. No arrests had been made by Monday, July 15.

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4 killed in Holly Springs shooting

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www.wjtv.com – Alan Selph – 2024-07-15 08:39:31

SUMMARY: Four people, three women and one man, were killed in a -by shooting in Holly Springs, Mississippi, around 7 p.m. on Sunday. The incident occurred at a home on Woodward Street, with a five-year-old child present but unharmed. Holly Springs and the Marshall County Sheriff's Office are investigating. Witnesses suggested a domestic dispute may have precipitated the shooting. Holly Springs Sharon Gipson expressed her condolences at the scene. The ages of the victims have not been disclosed.

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Intense heat to start the week, backing off by late week – Home – WCBI TV

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www.wcbi.com – Charlie Goldstein – 2024-07-15 06:13:51

SUMMARY: The first half of the in Columbus, Mississippi, will be extremely hot with temperatures in the mid to upper 90s. Monday's heat index might feel over 100 degrees, while Tuesday could surpass 110 degrees in some . Night temperatures will drop to the mid-70s. There's a 30% of rain initially. Later in the week, temperatures will decrease to the lower 90s and upper 80s, with increased rain chances. Wednesday starts the upward trend in rain potential, peaking on Thursday (60%) and Friday (50%). This cooling trend should relief from the intense heat as the approaches.

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