fbpx
Connect with us

Mississippi News

Oktibbeha County deputies continue search for escaped inmate

Published

on

www.wcbi.com – Kealy Shields – 2023-12-04 19:14:50

SUMMARY: The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department is searching for 47-year-old William Strohm after he escaped from the jail by climbing onto the roof and then over the fence. Strohm, who was a trustee at the jail, was last seen Sunday night and is still on the . His escape surprised some members of the community, while others are not very concerned. The sheriff advised community members to lock their cars as a precaution. Strohm was last seen wearing light-colored pants, a white t-shirt, and a dark-colored coat with an orange interior. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department or Golden Triangle Stoppers.

Read the full article

The post Oktibbeha County deputies continue search for escaped inmate appeared first on www.wcbi.com

Advertisement

Mississippi News

MUW program aims to increase women in political office

Published

on

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.

Read the full article

The post MUW program aims to increase women in political office appeared first on www.wcbi.com

Advertisement
Continue Reading

Mississippi News

Two teenagers wanted for fatal Jackson shooting

Published

on

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.

Read the full article

The post Two teenagers wanted for fatal Jackson shooting appeared first on www.wjtv.com

Advertisement
Continue Reading

Mississippi News

Oxford police send out warning about phone scammers

Published

on

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.

Read the full article

The post Oxford police send out warning about phone scammers appeared first on www.wcbi.com

Advertisement
Continue Reading

News from the South

Trending