An alleged carjacking that started at a gas station led to an attempted traffic stop, a pursuit and a crash when the alleged suspects opened fire on state troopers, an official said. The driver died and his two passengers were wounded.
MS Chancery Court Judge Sandy Steckler faces Youth Court Judge Margaret Alfonso, also a former chancery court judge, at the polls on Tuesday. The judge presides over cases in Harrison, Hancock and Stone counties.
Inda Martin of Wiggins rode a school bus for the first time on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. She is 108 year old. Martin was born Sept. 14, 1910. She rode the bus to Stone Elementary School and around Wiggins, Miss.
John Samuel Bond ran out of George County Circuit Court after a judge ordered deputies to take him into custody. Deputy Duane Bowlin and Circuit Clerk Chad Welford gave chase and Welford caught him about a quarter of a mile away.
Terrelle Johnson had a preliminary hearing today in Stone County Justice Court after being charged with first-degree murder for allegedly decapitating his mother, Hattiesburg High guidance counselor Sherry Johnson. A severed head was found near Johnson's body.
The son of Sherry Johnson, found dead behind her Stone County home, has been arrested on a first degree murder charge. Why he is a suspect will become clear after an autopsy is finished later today, Sheriff's Capt. Ray Boggs said.
Sherry Johnson, 51 and a guidance counselor at Hattiesburg High School , was found dead and unrecognizable at her Stone County MS home Wednesday night. The sheriff's department has a person of interest. She lived on Johnson Road.
Logan Ellis Asproudis, a 16-year-old Stone County student, was found Saturday morning. He was reported missing by the Stone County Sheriff's Office Friday. He has Asperger Syndrome and walked away from his home in Wiggins.
Logan Ellis Asproudis, a 16-year-old Stone County MS student, has been reported missing. He has Asperger Syndrome and walked away from his home in Wiggins and carrying a Bible, Stone County Sheriff's Capt. Ray Boggs said.
A man was partially ejected in a two-truck crash as sleet began to fall in Wiggins on Tuesday night. His arm was trapped under his upside down vehicle. It happened on New Hope Road and Thelma Andrews Road.
Evelyn Garrison of Stone County pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Monday instead of an indicted charge of capital murder in the murder-for-hire killing of her husband two years ago. She had asked a childhood friend to hire a man to kill her husband at his business in 2015.