For close to seven years, a Mississippi man bought firearms in and around Natchez before sending them to contacts in Chicago, many of them family members he grew up with.Read More
GREENWOOD, Miss. — Do not call Brittany Gray, Kenderick Cox and Marcellus Gray activists. The Greenwood natives prefer to be called who they are — members of the community.Read More
“I don't know how to tell you this, but your brother was shot.”
Michael Taylor’s heartbeat quickened. He was having difficulty breathing.
JACKSON, Miss. — Cassio Batteast, a community advocate in Jackson, recently sat down with 20 of the students in the local school district who were causing the most trouble.Read More
JACKSON, Miss. — Tommie Mabry was 12 when a bullet grazed him while he was burglarizing a home he thought was empty.Read More
Jackson, Mississippi, is looking at its highest homicide rate in 20 years from a public health perspective. Its response could be a model for the rest of the SouthRead More
Jackson, Miss. — She remembers the frantic knocks at the door and the family friend who waited almost hysterical on the other side.Read More