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Sunflower County Coroner confirms inmate death at Parchman prison

Parchman inmate, Gabriel Carmen, was found hanging Saturday night by officers.
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$30 million in lottery profits to go to improving highways throughout state

The first $30 million in lottery earnings will go to pavement restoration projects.

Sheriff: Man shot postal worker in rural Mississippi

News outlets report the man accused of shooting the worker Thursday was shot by law enforcement.

Meridian police: Child, 9, critical after being shot by eight-year-old

According to Lieutenant Rita Jack, officers arrived in the 2100 block of 9th Avenue around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Missing/Endangered Child Alert issued for four Jackson teens

The teenagers could possibly be with Arnotia R. Baker, 40. Baker is 5'4 and weighs 165 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. 

Governor Bryant working with officials to ‘restore order and control’ at Parchman

Five inmates were killed in state prisons just last week, with three of the murders taking places at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

MDOC chief of staff resigning

Pelecia Hall announced her resignation Tuesday.

3 children were shot in Jackson on New Year’s Eve; 1 is in critical...

A 13-year-old girl and a 1-year-old boy were shot inside of a vehicle on Medgar Evers Boulevard Tuesday morning.

Report: Waits spike at Mississippi driver’s license stations

The agency should look to neighboring states for inspiration on how to improve its driver’s licenses services, according to the report.

State auditor’s findings show MBN executive director to repay $30K to taxpayers

The improper payments identified in the audit came, in part, in the form of compensatory time buybacks.

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