Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jackson County, MS.

Results 1 - 20 of 2,864 in Jackson County, MS

  1. Seabees help renovate historic Ocean Springs buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... "We're not just stationed here. Our families live here as well. We're part of the Harrison, Hancock, or Jackson County areas. So, we like to get out and let them know that we're not just here because we have to be, because the government says so. ...

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  2. Armed assault investigated in Lake WorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... sent photos. One man is under arrest, accused of killing a transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson, 20, was apprehended on Keesler Air Force Base on Monday morning. One man is under ...

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  3. MUSC College of Dental Medicine employees accused of stealing from schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WMBF

    ... nomination. One man is under arrest, accused of killing a transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson, 20, was apprehended on Keesler Air Force Base on Monday morning. One man is under ...

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  4. Martin County air quality test results releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... sent photos. One man is under arrest, accused of killing a transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson, 20, was apprehended on Keesler Air Force Base on Monday morning. Las Vegas Metro ...

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  5. Evicted resident pulls gun on Pinal Cty. deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... sent photos. One man is under arrest, accused of killing a transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson, 20, was apprehended on Keesler Air Force Base on Monday morning. One man is under ...

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  6. Violent fight on boat on Maryland's Choptank River captured on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... sent photos. One man is under arrest, accused of killing a transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson, 20, was apprehended on Keesler Air Force Base on Monday morning. One man is under ...

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  7. Pahokee school might not start on timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... sent photos. One man is under arrest, accused of killing a transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson, 20, was apprehended on Keesler Air Force Base on Monday morning. One man is under ...

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  8. Police investigate homicide at Gwinnett County gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTVM

    ... as... One man is under arrest, accused of killing a transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson, 20, was apprehended on Keesler Air Force Base on Monday morning. One man is under arrest, ...

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  9. Fmr. teacher on trial for inappropriate behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... sent photos. One man is under arrest, accused of killing a transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson, 20, was apprehended on Keesler Air Force Base on Monday morning. One man is under ...

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  10. Navy seaman accused in transgender womana s killing was studying to be forecasterRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

    ... enlist, each candidate goes through a background check, though Meadows said she could not elaborate. However, Jackson County Sheriff's Capt. Chis Stratton said Hickerson had no known criminal history. For now, Meadows said, Hickerson is considered ...

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  11. Island View owner Rick Carter is dreaming bigRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunherald.com

    ... was arrested Monday, July 25, 2016, on a charge of capital murder in the killing of Dee Whigham of Shubuta. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell talks about the arrest. Sun Herald photographer John Fitzhugh compiled images of Gulfport taken before ...

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  12. Ezell credits media for quick arrest in capital murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    An arrest has been made in connection with the murder of Dee Whigham, a transgender woman found stabbed to death in a Jackson County hotel room over the weekend. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said investigators received many tips over the weekend, but the big one came Monday morning.

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  13. A woman is expected to live after being shot.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... said.... One man is under arrest, accused of killing a transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson, 20, was apprehended on Keesler Air Force Base on Monday morning. One man is under ...

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  14. Albany toddler remains in coma after near drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTVM

    ... said.... One man is under arrest, accused of killing a transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson, 20, was apprehended on Keesler Air Force Base on Monday morning. One man is under ...

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  15. Boaz man ID'ed as victim in 18-wheeler crash on Hwy 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... the bloody... One man is under arrest, accused of killing a transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson, 20, was apprehended on Keesler Air Force Base on Monday morning. One man is under ...

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  16. Dog rescue in need of help for puppies from IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... sent photos. One man is under arrest, accused of killing a transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson, 20, was apprehended on Keesler Air Force Base on Monday morning. One man is under ...

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  17. New Orleans man arrested in Mississippi stabbing death of transgender womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

    ... hate crime. "If this turns out to be a hate crime, we will pursue this to the fullest in court," Ezell said. Jackson County Sheriff's Capt. Chris Stratton said Hickerson is the man caught on surveillance photos leaving the hotel where Whigman was ...

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  18. Crews battling fire at Blount Co. churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTVM

    ... a victim. One man is under arrest, accused of killing a transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson, 20, was apprehended on Keesler Air Force Base on Monday morning. One man is under ...

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  19. South Mississippi felony arrest mugshots for Sunday, July 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunherald.com

    ... County sheriff's deputies July 24 on a charge of felony DUI. Eric Daniel Stallone, 18, was arrested by Jackson County sheriff's deputies July 24 on a charge of possession of methamphetamine. Jason Walter Longyear, 39, of Petal, was arrested by ...

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  20. Suspect in custody, charged with capital murder in St. Martin motel slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mississippi Press

    A 20-year-old New Orleans man is in custody, charged with capital murder in the death of a 25-year-old transgender woman at a St. Martin hotel Saturday night. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Dwanya Hickerson was taken into custody Monday afternoon at Keesler Air Force Base after Jackson County investigators received a tip from someone who had recognized Hickerson in photos taken from surveillance video taken at the Best Western motel in the St. Martin community, just north of Interstate 10. Deputies responded to the motel late Saturday night and found the body of a male subject deceased from apparent stab wounds.

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