Manhunt ends: Survivalist suspect in ambush of Pennsylvania state troopers captured alive

October 31, 2014 in News, The Buzz

The Associated Press A survivalist accused of ambushing two Pennsylvania state troopers, leaving one dead and seriously injuring the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned […]

Mississippi Supreme Court rules Jackson County man wrongfully convicted due money for house arrest time

October 31, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled the state’s program that provides compensation to inmates wrongfully convicted of crimes covers not only time behind bars but also […]

Mississippi mom pushes for regulation of caffeine pills after son dies from overdose

October 31, 2014 in Health, News

OXFORD, Mississippi (AP) — Noah DeWayne Smith was a typical 17-year-old. He was in his senior year at Water Valley High School and working a job at the Piggly Wiggly. […]

123 dogs rescued from puppy mills in Alcorn County find refuge in South Mississippi

October 31, 2014 in News, The Buzz

GULFPORT, Mississippi (AP) — The Humane Society of South Mississippi is providing shelter in Gulfport to more than 100 dogs rescued from suspected puppy mills in Alcorn County. HSSM spokeswoman […]

Report faults Red Cross response to Hurricane Isaac, Superstorm Sandy

October 30, 2014 in News

NEW YORK (AP) — The American Red Cross mishandled its responses to Hurricane Isaac and Superstorm Sandy in 2012 and often seemed more focused on public relations than on helping […]

Thad Cochran, Travis Childers speak at Mississippi business event

October 30, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Six-term incumbent Thad Cochran told Mississippi business leaders Wednesday that he will be in line for a committee chairmanship if Republicans regain control of the Senate. […]

Rocket explosion setback for commercial space flight

October 30, 2014 in Business, News

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA’s […]

5 reasons the United States is not prepared to deal with widespread Ebola outbreak

October 30, 2014 in Health, News, Opinion

The Associated Press The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm […]