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Bracey Harris

Bracey Harris is a national reporter for NBC News, based in Jackson, Mississippi. 

Bracey Harris is a national reporter for NBC News, based in Jackson, Mississippi. 

Latest from Bracey Harris

28d ago

As a monster tornado bore down, many in the Mississippi Delta had no chance of finding a shelter

After a deadly tornado hit Rolling Fork, Mississippi, NBC News found that there were no public storm shelters nearby. Many Delta communities can’t afford one.
43d ago

Woman shot in the arm while lying in bed sues Mississippi Capitol Police

Latasha Smith, who says she was shot by the Mississippi Capitol Police while lying in bed in her Jackson home, accused officers of using excessive force.
46d ago

NAACP sues after Mississippi expands control over law enforcement in Jackson

The NAACP sued Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves after he signed legislation that exerts more control over Jackson, including by expanding the Capitol Police.
62d ago

A Mississippi city reeling from a clean water crisis sees a sudden end to trash collection

Residents of Jackson, Mississippi, are scrambling to figure out what to do with their trash after garbage collection abruptly ended amid failed negotiations.
67d ago

Mississippi Legislature votes to expand Capitol Police over objections from Jackson lawmakers

The Mississippi Capitol Police would be able to patrol the entire city of Jackson under a bill that passed the state Legislature this week.

Extreme weather meets reality of poverty to create a tragedy in Mississippi

The tornado that ripped through a Mississippi town Friday night was the kind that fills meteorologists with dread.
73d ago

Residents of Mississippi town destroyed by tornado continue search for loved ones

James Anderson was in bed when he heard the tornado’s roar.
73d ago

How did a police chase in Mississippi end with an innocent woman shot in her bedroom?

NBC News analyzed surveillance video showing a Mississippi Capitol Police officer appearing to shoot his gun in a predominantly Black Jackson apartment complex.
96d ago

The Mississippi Capitol Police, under fire for a string of shootings, is rewriting its rules on force

The Mississippi Capitol Police, which has shot four people since it began patrolling parts of Jackson last summer, will adopt an updated use-of-force policy.
102d ago

Mississippi wants to expand an aggressive police force responsible for recent shootings

The Mississippi Capitol Police has shot four people in Jackson since August with little public explanation — a toll that has alarmed some residents.