Lawsuit filed against Lexington police department

Civil rights advocates say in a federal lawsuit that police have “terrorized” residents in a small Mississippi town by subjecting them to false arrests, excessive force and intimidation.The civil rights organization JULIAN is seeking a temporary restraining order against Lexington’s police department to “demand... Read More.

Charges Filed In Newton County Murders

From Newton County Sheriff Joedy Pennington:"The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) and the Newton County Sheriff’s Department have formally charged Austin Harrell and Shaunna Reynolds with the murders of Breanna Strickland and Kaitlyn Goolsby. An initial appearance was held Friday morning... Read More.