Jimmie E. Gates, The Clarion-Ledger

Jimmie E. Gates

The Clarion-Ledger

Jackson, MS, United States

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Recent articles by Jimmie:

Strippers 'will testify on his behalf': Man files suit, says he was beaten at Jackson club

A Jackson man alleges in a lawsuit that he was kicked, punched and stomped at Jackson strip club. His lawyer says dancers will testify on his behalf. → Read More

Madison County woman files suit, accuses police, deputies of breaking ribs, facial bones

Woman says in lawsuit her ribs, eye socket and nose were broken in an encounter with Bentonia and Yazoo County law officers. → Read More

'They face danger every day.' Hinds County detention officers will get a pay raise

Hinds County will pay its detention officers more beginning January. → Read More

Federal judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit against Butler Snow in Ponzi scheme case

A federal judge won't stop a lawsuit against Butler Snow over a Ponzi scheme case. → Read More

Hillcrest teachers sue over 'take-it-or-leave-it' pay cuts

Teachers claim school unfairly tried to cut salaries, not pay money owed them. → Read More

Federal prosecutors, state join forces to address Mississippi human trafficking

Federal prosecutors and the state join forces to combat human trafficking in Mississippi. → Read More

Canton Alderwoman Vickie McNeil to step down. Voter fraud charges dropped

Voter fraud charges have been dropped against Canton Alderwoman Vickie McNeil. She, in turn, has to give up her seat. → Read More

'Top cop and well-respected officer': Deputy shot in head previously honored for bravery

The Madison County deputy, shot during a high-speed chase Thursday, was honored as a top cop in 2016 for his role in apprehending a violent offender. → Read More

JCJC got sued for its free speech policy. What are the rules at other Mississippi schools?

Is Jones County Junior College's free speech policy so extreme as to be sued over? Here's a look at what's happening at other state schools. → Read More

Hinds Community College nursing center briefly on lockdown after student threatened harm

The Nursing and Allied Health Center was temporarily under lockdown after a student threatened to harm themselves → Read More

He wasn't smoking weed, just talking about it. Now, college is facing suit over free speech

Ex-Jones County Junior College student sues school, saying his free speech rights were violated. → Read More

Inmate set on fire by another inmate sues Mississippi Department of Corrections

Inmate set on fire by another inmate sues the Mississippi Department of Corrections. → Read More

Lee Vance defeats incumbent Hinds Sheriff Victor Mason in Democratic runoff

Vance won with 60 percent of vote over Mason. → Read More

Ponzi scheme: Church groups return $300K. Almost $6M recouped for investors.

Three church groups have returned more than $300K given by Lamar Adams or his associate in Ponzi scheme case. → Read More

Mississippi prof, who went to Georgetown Prep with Brett Kavanaugh, sues HuffPost

Lawsuit says that claims that Mississippi professor, then a student, helped supply illegal drugs were "outrageously false and defamatory." → Read More

Ex-Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber's mother-in-law's death blamed on slow ambulance response

Jackson woman died of cardiac arrest after it took an ambulance more than an hour to respond. Her daughters have filed a lawsuit. → Read More

No Round 2: Karl Banks, David Bishop rematch fizzles before November election

There will be no round 2 in the race for Madison County supervisor between former longtime Supervisor Karl Banks and current supervisor David Bishop. → Read More

More than 200 applied for chicken plant jobs at job fair after MS ICE raids

More than 200 people put in applications for jobs at one of the chicken plants raided in Mississippi by immigration officials. → Read More

Chicken plant workers reportedly fired after MS ICE raid

There are unconfirmed reports that as many as 100 employees have been fired at a chicken processing plant in Morton. → Read More

ICE raids: Mississippi politicians praise, criticize federal immigration roundup

Gov. Phil Bryant praises U.S. attorney, ICE on immigration raids in Mississippi → Read More