Fake News: Mayor Lumumba Warns About False Jackson Curfew Post

The City of Jackson today sent out an alert warning about a false “social media article” that was making the rounds and apparently alarmed the mayor’s office. “The City of Jackson has received information, via social media, stating that the City is ‘under an 8 p.m. curfew due to criminal activity,’ and the social media article also includes a quote from the Mayor. Both the article and the quote from the Mayor are completely¬†false. The City of Jackson is not under a curfew.” When asked, city spokeswoman Kai Williams then provided the link to the fake-news alert on the react365.com site. Continue Reading

Updated: Three teens now identified with abduction of Kingston Frazier

There are now three teenagers said to be involved with 6-year-old Kingston Frazier’s abduction and death. The teens are at risk of being charged with capitol murder. WAPT reported that Byron McBride, 19, was identified as the killer of Frazier, who is said to have several wounds from bullets. McBride was taken into custody U.S. Marshall’s in Ridgeland, WLBT reported. The other suspects, Dwan Wakefield, 17, and D’Allen Washington, 17, were taken into custody on Thursday according to authorities. Continue Reading