Rankin County Newswire (Page 4)

Rankin County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rankin County, MS. (Page 4)

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  1. Hall bemoans lack of effort to fix highways, bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Newms360.com

    ... needs. Hall said the only route where a toll road might work in Mississippi is going from populous Rankin County over the Pearl River into Jackson. Hall said he wanted to explore that option. But Hall added he recently had heard reports that the ...

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  2. Reward offered for capture of Scott County escapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... a total of 37 years for armed robbery and kidnapping, both in Madison County, and burglary of a vehicle in Rankin County. He was sentenced on May 22. Trigg is a large build black male with brown eyes standing at 6 feet tall and weighing 200 pounds. ...

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  3. Standoff in Brandon neighborhood ends with no injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Rankin County Sheriff Deputies and Special Response Teams had part of the neighborhood blocked off for hours during a stand-off situation Sunday evening.

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  4. Suspect pocket-dials 911 while running from deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Saturday around 2:00 p.m. the Rankin County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call from a residence on Midway Road in the Sandhill community in reference to Justin Lawrence threatening the homeowner and other family members. Lawrence turned onto a dirt, deer camp, road and began driving off the roadway into recently cut over woods.

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  5. Arrest made in Rankin County after five hour standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Friday night, just before midnight, the Rankin County Sheriff's Department received a call from Reservoir Police requesting assistance with an armed subject, Gentry Heath Prestwood, in the Timberlake Campground. Reservoir Police advised they had officers on scene and Prestwood was walking around discharging a handgun while going in and out of a camper.

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  6. Family identifies mother and child killed in mobile home fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Rankin County community is in mourning following the deaths of a mother and child in a mobile home fire. The blaze broke out Friday at a home in the 300 block of Joe Davis Drive at the intersection of Billy McCoy Drive.

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  7. Corrections officer caught with weed, meth in lunchboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Kassie C. Gentry, 35, of Pascagoula, faces two counts of possession of a controlled substance. She was taken to the Rankin County Detention Center.

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  8. Relatives identify mother, 3-year-old who died in Rankin Co. mobile home fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A 32-year-old mother and her 3-year-old son died in a mobile home fire in Rankin County on Joe Davis Road. A neighbor said they heard popping noises Friday morning before discovering the fire.

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  9. Mother, 3-year-old die in Rankin Co. mobile home fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A 32-year-old mother and her 3-year-old son died in a mobile home fire in Rankin County on Joe Davis Road.

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  10. Rankin County Board of Supervisors open to the idea of gating public neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Up until September 15, if you live on a Rankin County managed street, your neighborhood association couldn't put a gate up even if they had the money or approval from residents to do so. "With the county needing access to it for different reasons, for maintenance up to emergency response, we haven't allowed gates."

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  11. 55 cases of West Nile virus in Miss. so far in 2017Read the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... ago. The new case is in Monroe County. So far this year, there have been 12 cases in Hinds County; six in Rankin County; five in Forrest County; four in Madison County; three in Lee County; and two each in Calhoun, Humphreys, Lincoln, Lowndes, ...

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  12. 55 cases of West Nile virus in Mississippi so far in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... ago. The new case is in Monroe County. So far this year, there have been 12 cases in Hinds County; six in Rankin County; five in Forrest County; four in Madison County; three in Lee County; and two each in Calhoun, Humphreys, Lincoln, Lowndes, ...

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  13. Habitual car burglar arrested in Rankin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A habitual car burglar is behind bars after a group effort between the Madison and Clinton police departments and the Rankin County Sheriff's Office. In some of the Rankin County burglaries, victims were able to supply the sheriff's office with video which was instrumental in identifying the suspect.

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  14. Two arrested after drug bust in Castlewoods neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    On Tuesday, September 26, Rankin County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 747 Benwick Drive in the Castlewood's Subdivision of Brandon. An Investigation began and investigators were able to develop probable cause substantiating this information and a search warrant was issued.

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  15. Teen drowns while swimming at private lake in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Rankin County authorities tell news outlets that 16-year-old Jeremy Gatlin was with a group of teenagers Wednesday night. Sheriff Bryan Bailey told WAPT-TV the group was racing to see who could swim to a pier and back.

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  16. Teen drowning victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    An evening outing with friends turned into tragedy for a Rankin County teen. Rankin County investigators say 16-year-old Jeremy Gatlin died after a drowning accident while swimming in a pond Wednesday.

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  17. Five in custody, one still at large in Rankin County home invasionRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... the victims left the home and ran to a neighbor's house where they called 9-1-1. Investigators with the Rankin County Sheriff's Department, along with the Madison Police Department, identified the suspects as Devin Nicholas Jackson and Jon Michael ...

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  18. Teen drowns in Rankin County lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    On Wednesday, at 8:16 p.m. the Rankin County Sheriff's Office received a call about a possible drowning in the 200 block of Byrd Road south of Florence. It was reported that a large group of teens attending a function had been swimming and the teenager had gone under the water and did not resurface.

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  19. 3 On Your Side Investigates: Think Like a ThiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... as what he wants inside. "He's looking for a soft target. A true definition of crime is opportunity," said Rankin County Deputy Joseph Daughtry, a trained crime prevention specialist. He showed us what can attract a burglar to our home, and they're ...

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  20. Two people assaulted, robbed during home invasion in Rankin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Rankin County Sheriff's Department says four men broke into a home on Holmar Drive in the Reservoir East subdivision around 3:00 a.m. Three residents were forced from their beds at gunpoint and ordered to lie face down on the living room floor before they were locked in a closet and robbed. "One of the victims was kicked in the ribs numerous times, definitely has some bruised ribs," said Rankin County Investigator and Undersheriff Raymond Duke.

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