An escaped murder suspect with little to lose made a desperate move before dawn Thursday, breaking into a house at knifepoint and holding a husband, wife and son hostage for hours in a bathroom.
Vicksburg police officers will soon start using body cameras in the line of duty.
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen accepted a policy and procedure on the use of body cameras during its meeting Tuesday, the Vicksburg Post reported.
For the first time in a decade, Vicksburg will not have a Martin Luther King Jr. parade.
A junior high school was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after what appeared to be a homemade bomb was found in the library.
A Warren County judge has denied bond for a man accused of killing his uncle with an ax.
Two men have been booked with a string of felonies related to the weekend rape of a 72-year-old Vicksburg woman.
Authorities say they are looking for two men who allegedly raped a 72-year-old woman and stole cash from her after kicking in the door of her home Saturday.
Two 19-year-olds and a 17-year-old have been arrested for allegedly shooting the windows of more than 50 vehicles in Warren County.
Eleven people have been arrested in a weeklong string of vandalism in Vicksburg that authorities say caused thousands of dollars in damage and destroyed more than three dozen windows of business and vehicles.
The House has voted to ban the display of Confederate flags at historic federal cemeteries in the deep South — a low-profile move that prompted an outcry from supporters of the flag.