Notes: Brandon Theesfeld pleads guilty to Murder in death of Ally Kostial

  In Lafayette County court today, Brandon Theesfeld pleaded guilty to the charge of first-degree murder and the 2019 shooting death of Ole Miss student Ally Kostial.   Notes from the Hearing: Judge Luther determined that Theesfeld was not under the influence of “extreme mental or emotional circumstance” when Ally Kostial was killed, and was … Read more

Showers Possible Friday as Ida Heads for the Gulf Coast

Scattered showers and storms are possible today across Central Mississippi, with highs in the low to mid 90s. Partly cloudy skies are expected. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Ida is expected to grow into a major hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico this weekend, bringing 5-8 inches of rain to Central Miss in the Elevated threat area, … Read more

Murder Suspect Arrested After Returning to Scene to Retrieve Cellphone

Jackson Police are investigating a shooting that occurred around 1:30 am at Capital Street and Clifton Street. According to JPD, The unknown victim was shot in the face and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. A cellphone was recovered from the scene. While investigators were examining the cellphone, Tyrunte Spann returned to the scene … Read more

Significant Heat Stress Conditions Continue Through Tuesday

From the National Weather Service: Very hot & humid weather will continue today. Heat indices above 110 degrees will be common over the ArkLaMiss Delta & west of Interstate 55 region with values from near 105 to 110 degrees elsewhere. Heat exhaustion & stroke will be increasingly likely with prolonged outdoor activity. Stay hydrated, take … Read more

Clinton Man Sentenced to 60 Years for Production of Child Pornography

A Clinton man was sentenced to serve 720 months in federal prison for production of child pornography, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca and Acting Special Agent in Charge Paul Brown of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Mississippi. Michael Allen Long, 49, of Clinton, was sentenced on Friday after previously pleading guilty to … Read more

Excessive Heat Warning Monday for Central Miss

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat warning for Central Mississippi today until 7pm. High heat and humid conditions will combine to create heat indices reaching over 110 degrees. Residents are reminded to drink plenty of fluids, stay in air-conditioning if possible, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and … Read more

Rain Continues Friday, Weekend Temps on the Rise

Rain chances will be high again today, especially for areas east of US 49. Expect high humidity with temperatures ranging from the mid 80s to low 90s. Watch for heavy downpours that could cause localized flooding across portions of northern and eastern Mississippi. Dangerously high heat indices are expected over the weekend. Stay tuned for … Read more