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47-year-old inmate convicted of manslaughter dies in Jackson

JACKSON, MISS. (WCBI) – An inmate convicted of manslaughter and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon dies in prison. Mississippi Department of Corrections says 47-year-old Krysta Lesherri Chewe died Sunday at Merit Health Central in Jackson. MDOC says Chewe had already been hospitalized there once this year. Chewe was sentenced in December of […]

Autopsies set after 2 central Mississippi inmates die

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Corrections says autopsies have been set for two inmates who died in custody in the last...

More than 220 COVID-19 cases at George County Correctional Facility

GEORGE COUNTY, Miss. (WXXV) — More than 220 positive COVID-19 tests have been reported at the George County Regional Correctional Facility. Sheriff Keith Havard says...

Federal corrections officer in Mississippi indicted for accepting bribes to provide contraband for inmates

Jackson, Miss. (WXXV) – A federal corrections officer in Mississippi was indicted for allegedly accepting bribes to provide contraband for inmates. 28-year-old Wesley Hughes, of...

Inmate dies at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman; 39th inmate death in a state prison since December

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An inmate was pronounced dead Monday in the hospital of the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, the state Department of...

2 inmates die after falling ill at Mississippi prisons

JACKSON, Miss. (WXXV) — An inmate housed at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman died at the Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville early...

Mississippi sheriff: Inmate pregnant after ‘quickie’ with another inmate

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) -- Authorities in Mississippi said a female inmate is pregnant after she had a "quickie" with another inmate in jail. Adams County...

Be on the lookout: Man in custody escapes from Ocean Springs Hospital

At about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, Marshall Williams escaped from Ocean Springs Hospital. According to authorities, Williams was in custody on four active felony warrants at...

BREAKING: Jackson County Inmate Missing

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is searching for an inmate worker who walked away from the courthouse where he was assigned work. Forty-one year-old Donald...

The Fight For Photos At Inmate Visits

Mississippi Prisons do not allow photos to be taken during an inmate's visitation hours and one local woman is trying to change that. A...

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Cash 3 numbers for October 30th

Here are the Cash 3 Daily Draw numbers for October 30th. 7-1-6

10/30 Ryan’s “Chilly” Friday Night Forecast

Another chilly night in the upper 40s, but slightly warmer weather is ahead...just doesn't last long before another cold front moves in.

10/30 Ryan’s “Cool” Friday Evening Forecast

Another cool evening ahead before we move into quite a chilly night, but a little warm-up is on the way.


With continued power outages, five distribution centers will open in Hancock and Harrison Counties. Distribution Center Operating Hours:     SATURDAY, October 31:   1 PM – 6...