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Mississippi inmate escapes after court appearance

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www.wjtv.com – Kaitlin Howell – 2023-12-02 15:56:35

SUMMARY: The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for escaped prisoner Ryan Young in Lauderdale County. Young is serving a 40-year sentence for various crimes in Claiborne County and escaped while being transported back to the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility. He is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, 193 pounds, with longer dreadlocks than his last prison shows. Anyone with information on Young's whereabouts is urged to contact their local enforcement agency.

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MUW program aims to increase women in political office

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www.wcbi.com – Eric Lampkin – 2024-02-23 16:50:48

SUMMARY: Despite the slogan “A woman's place is in the House – and the Senate” from the 60s and 70s, women still face challenges in seeking and being elected to political office. Currently, there are only 151 women out of 535 total members in the U.S. House and Senate. The Lowndes County Federation of Democratic Women at Mississippi for Women discussed these issues and the need to the next generation of female political . MUW offers a Summer Leadership Institute to educate and empower young women to for office. The deadline to apply for the program is April 7.

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Two teenagers wanted for fatal Jackson shooting

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www.wjtv.com – Kaitlin Howell – 2024-02-23 16:39:40

SUMMARY: are searching for two teenagers, Amari White and Jarvis Harrelson, in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred in early February. The shooting resulted in the of 20-year-old Jadamian Marquez Nichols and another victim being hospitalized. Arrest warrants have been issued for White and Harrelson for capital murder and aggravated assault. Jordan Long, 16, has already been in connection to the case. The two teenagers are considered armed and dangerous, and anyone with information on their whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Jackson Police Department.

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Oxford police send out warning about phone scammers

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www.wcbi.com – Eric Lampkin – 2024-02-23 16:08:10

SUMMARY: Oxford in Mississippi prevented a scam where a received a call they had a warrant and needed to make a payment at a kiosk. The resident checked with Oxford Municipal Court and confirmed it was a scam. The scammer pretended to be an Oxford PD officer, but police clarified that they do not request payments over the phone or accept prepaid cards, gift cards, or wire transfers. They advised to ignore such calls, gather information, hang up, and contact the police. Notifications about warrants in writing, and enforcement delivers them in person.

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