Starting Thursday night, the Oxford Police Department will introduced a new self-defense and awareness program in its fight against sexual assault. The Equalizer is a national program OPD is using to teach women how to spot and prevent dangerous situations, as well as learn self-defense against assault. According to the Center of Disease Control, nearly 1 in 5 women...

The Oxford Police Department is investigating six residential burglaries that occurred over Thanksgiving break. Four of the burglaries were on Old Taylor...

Officers are often some of the first responders to incidents of sexual assault. This job, as hard as it may be, is necessary for the safety of the people...

The topic of sexual assaults at universities has been highlighted both in recent media reports and government actions. The University of Mississippi is...

Ole Miss freshman football player Bobby Hill was charged and arrested for sexual battery Tuesday. Hill, 19, was booked in the Lafayette County Detention...

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department found the body of 25-year-old Zacharias Herculese McClendon of Gulfport just after 3 a.m. Wednesday. McClendon...

On Nov. 9, 2013 our son Christopher was killed in an auto accident in Oxford along with another young man, Kevin Eagan. Christopher was a junior at Ole...

Officials investigate a homicide at a residence on County Road 301 in Oxford, Miss., Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. Police say Carol Lavett Gary, 43, and her son...

The Oxford Police Department will host an open house for the Oxford community this Saturday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chief of Police Joey East wants...

The Oxford School District and the Oxford Police Department joined with Oxford’s local AT&T store Thursday in an effort to educate students, parents...