MBI Investigates After Leake Inmate Dies

The death of a Carthage man at the Leake County Correctional Facility is under investigation.   Roderick Cooks, 45, became unresponsive after being pulled over on Highway 488 near Freeny and arrested for careless driving and possession of drug paraphernalia last Friday.  Sheriff Randy Atkinson... Read More.

Child Dies in Shooting on Choctaw Reservation

A child was shot and killed on the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians' reservation Sunday.  Tribal officials haven't released any details yet, but say Choctaw Police and the FBI are investigating. The shooting happened in the Bogue Chitto community.  An MBCI statement says, "We... Read More.

Attala County man dies in weekend wreck

An Attala County man was killed in a weekend car accident in Scott County.The three car wreck happened around 6:00 pm Saturday, Nov. 11 on Hwy 25.According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, a Toyota Camry and Toyota Tundra traveling south collided with a Chevrolet... Read More.

Arrington Confirmed Dead After Leake Standoff

UPDATED 5:00AM THURSDAYWe still don't know why a suspected car thief who escaped from jail in Raymond and allegedly killed a man in Jackson wound up hiding out in Leake County.  Sheriff Randy Atkinson says that's something he's trying to figure out."That's still under... Read More.

Child Dies in 4-wheeler Wreck in Leake County

A nine-year-old boy from Attala County was killed in a four-wheeler wreck over the weekend.  He was a student at Presbyterian Day School in Kosciusko.Emergency Medical Services and Leake County Deputies responded to a call at 7:26 p.m. on Friday, July 22nd, reporting a... Read More.

Circuit Judge George Mitchell dies at 77

Fifth Circuit Judge George Mitchell Jr. died Tuesday at the age of 77.Mitchell was appointed as Fifth Circuit Judge in 2015 by then Governor Phil Bryant.He retained the position after winning the November 2016 general election.Counties in his district included Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada,... Read More.

Holmes County man dies from coronavirus

Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the second death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi. The case was a male 60-65 years old from Holmes County with underlying health conditions. He died while hospitalized.As of Tuesday, Mississippi had 320 cases and one... Read More.