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News in Hinds County, Mississippi

Judge turns hate crimes case into vision of a 'new Mississippi'
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:58:34 -0800

In sentencing three white men in a hate crimes case, a federal judge has highlighted how Mississippi is slowly coming to grips with its legacy of racial violence. How far has the 'new Mississippi' come?

Hinds County Deputy involved In accident
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:14:16 -0800

A Hinds County deputy's vehicle was hit by a car Friday night in Jackson. The driver was arrested. 

Hinds County website hacked
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:58:25 -0800

Officials say they are taking the hacking of the Hinds County website very seriously... 

Convicted felon talks about being inside Hinds County justice system
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:48:53 -0800

A group of researchers is putting in work to see what the county is facing. 

Burn bans issued for several counties in the state
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:03:55 -0800

This burn ban includes all recreational fire and controlled burns with the exception of commercial contractors with heavy construction equipment, providing that said burn meets the State's DEQ regulations. 

Crime study targets Hinds County judicial system
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:13:48 -0800

A new crime study aims to improve the Hinds County criminal justice system. Researchers from Los Angeles will size up the county's justice process starting this week and find ways to make it more efficient.

Miss. Supreme Court upholds sheriff's authority over bailiffs
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:18:40 -0800

The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis has authority to hire and assign bailiffs to the local courts.

State Supreme Court upholds sheriff authority over bailiffs
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19:18:55 -0800

The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis has authority to hire and assign bailiffs to the local courts.

Several fire crews battle fire on Tank Road
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:57:51 -0800

Fire crews were called to Tank Road in Hinds County Saturday afternoon to contain a brush fire.

Supreme Court rules Hinds County sheriff has authority over bailiffs
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 06:42:49 -0800

The Mississippi Supreme Court has decided Sheriff Tyrone Lewis has authority over bailiffs, not a circuit court judge. The sheriff says the decision will only help his department move forward and make the courthouse a much safer place for everyone.