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Mississippi police jail smiling suspect in officer’s killing

A Mississippi teenager accused of gunning down a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot was captured and returned in handcuffs, smiling as he ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi police hunt killer who shot officer outside station

Police in Mississippi are looking for a gunman who approached a uniformed officer outside a Biloxi police station and shot him dead.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi man charged with cashing bogus state government checks

A Jackson man is charged with cashing counterfeit Mississippi state government checks.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Man sentenced for having pipe bomb parts in Mississippi

A Mississippi man with a previous felony conviction has been sentenced to five years in federal prison, months after investigators said he had parts for ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

White man with ‘disdain’ for race mixing charged with driving car at interracial couple

A white Louisiana man is charged with a hate crime after allegedly running down an interracial couple.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Police: Girl endured years of sexual abuse, starvation starting when she was just 4 years old

A little girl in Louisiana allegedly endured years of beatings and rapes before she ended up in a mental health facility in Mississippi and was ... Read more

2 years ago by newsengin.

Storms batter South, kill 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama

Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama while leaving more than 100,000 people without ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi tornado count rises to 19 in Saturday outbreak

The National Weather Service now counts 19 tornadoes that hit Mississippi on Saturday.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Strong storms again threatening the South

Forecasters say strong storms are again threatening the South days after dozens of tornadoes plowed through the region.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Tornadoes hit than 250 buildings across Mississippi

Early assessments show Saturday’s tornado outbreak damaged more than 250 homes, businesses and public buildings across Mississippi.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Mysterious bowls of mashed potatoes confuse Mississippians

Residents of a neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, are confused by the bowls of mashed potatoes they’re finding on their cars, porches and mailboxes.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Officials fear building in Mississippi city may collapse

Officials in one Mississippi city are closely watching a downtown building, fearing collapse.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Judge sets mental exam for Mississippi man accused of strangling inmate

A judge is ordering that a Mississippi man accused of strangling his cellmate undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi school system spends $13M in savings in 4 years

A northeast Mississippi school district is looking at spending cuts after burning through $13 million in savings in the last four years.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Final soldiers from 155th return from deployment

The final members of a Mississippi National Guard unit returned home Saturday from deployment in the Middle East.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

SEC teams ready for spring games

The real 2019 football season doesn’t begin until Aug. 31. The 2019 spring football season kicks into gear on Saturday.

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2 years ago by newsengin.

Mississippi teacher group asks educators about protests, walkouts over pay

One of Mississippi’s statewide teacher organizations asked supporters Thursday if they’re interested in protests over teacher pay and Republican education policies, even asking about an ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Lawsuits: Funeral home gave families the wrong bodies

A Mississippi funeral home is accused of giving the wrong bodies to two families.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Southern Miss hires Jeremy McClain as athletics director

HATTIESBURG — Southern Miss has hired a familiar face to lead its athletics department.

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2 years ago by newsengin.

Humanist group objects to ‘In God We Trust’ on Mississippi license plate

A national group that includes atheists and agnostics is objecting to Mississippi’s new standard license plate design that has the phrase “In God We ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Sheriff: Mississippi prison guard severely injured by inmate

A sheriff in Mississippi says a Marshall County prison guard has been severely injured by an inmate.

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2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Police arrest man who posted high-speed driving video

Authorities were quick to arrest a man who posted video of himself driving 180 mph on a suburban Mississippi road.

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2 years ago by newsengin.

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