Jimmie E. Gates, The Clarion-Ledger

Jimmie E. Gates

The Clarion-Ledger

Jackson, MS, United States

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Recent articles by Jimmie:

Jackson flooding: Waste Management picking up garbage, including President's Day

Waste Management said its garbage collection schedule will continue as usual, including on President's Day, unless areas are not accessible. → Read More

MS flooding: How to report damage, get insurance answers

The Mississippi Insurance Department is taking calls related to questions about flooding and insurance. Here's what you need to know. → Read More

Pearl River flooding: Some Jackson, Ridgeland residents ordered to evacuate

Jackson residents are to start evacuating by noon Friday, the city says. Actions also be taken in other metro area communities. → Read More

Appeals court: Former Hinds DA didn't discriminate against prosecutor he fired

Ex-Hinds DA Robert Shuler Smith didn't discriminate, court says. → Read More

Jennifer Riley Collins named Hinds County administrator

Former ACLU of Mississippi Executive Director Jennifer Riley Collins was named Hinds County's new administrator Monday. → Read More

SEC files charges against recruiter in Mississippi Ponzi scheme case

A Ponzi scheme is a type of fraud where early investors are paid with funds from more recent ones and the fraudulent payments are touted as returns → Read More

Jury: Fired DPS official wasn't discriminated against for being white female

Boland said she was paid significantly less than two white male attorneys hired after her by a black male supervisor. → Read More

Precautionary boil water advisory lifted for city of Jackson

A precautionary boil water advisory that was issued Friday after a water processing plant experienced issues has been lifted, according to officials. → Read More

State Supreme Court upholds 12-year sentence for man who brought cellphone into jail

Inmate cellphones, while considered contraband, are common in Mississippi jails and prisons. Inmates frequently post photos, videos and commentary on social media. → Read More

Hinds County approves emergency repairs for troubled jail. New doors, locks to be installed

The new Hinds County Board of Supervisors with 3 new members approve almost $900,000 for jail repairs. GATES → Read More

MDEQ rejects permit for new landfill in south Madison County. Opponents elated.

A Biloxi company won't be allowed to build a landfill in Madison County. It would have been the county's third landfill had it been approved. → Read More

Severe storms sweep the South. Mississippi hit with damage, injuries and flooding

Mississippi officials were waiting for a full damage assessment from severe storms that moved through the area early Saturday .. → Read More

Jay-Z, Yo Gotti threaten to sue Mississippi over 'inhumane and unconstitutional' prisons

'If they don’t right this wrong, we’re prepared to take legal action to provide relief for those that are incarcerated and their families,' Yo Gotti said. → Read More

Embattled prosecutor Doug Evans withdraws from Curtis Flowers case

U.S. Supreme Court criticized prosecutor Evans for excluding black jurors. → Read More

They wanted $100K: Two accused of trying to claim MS lottery prize with a fake ticket

Two men came to lottery headquarters in Flowood trying to collect a prize. Glue on fake ticket didn't work. → Read More

Estate of ex-trusty who died of result of injuries from a crash sues MDOC, Scott County

Estate of former Mississippi Department of Corrections trusty sues MDOC, Scott County. → Read More

Trustmark suspected Ponzi scheme, did nothing, federal receiver argues in lawsuit

Trustmark says it has cooperated with law enforcement and agencies, and says lawsuit relies on emails taken out of context and on speculation. → Read More

Girl, 13, stabs brother over fireworks on New Year's Day in Jackson

A girl is accused of stabbing her brother multiple times in Jackson → Read More

Report: 1 inmate dead, others injured in fight at the Mississippi State Penitentiary

One inmate is dead and several others injured in an apparent fight among inmates at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. → Read More

3 children shot in 1 day: Jackson police investigate multiple shootings during violent holiday

The Jackson Police Department is investigating several shootings as the city rings in 2020 including a woman shot and killed in her bedroom. → Read More