Justice Department investigating police officers’ interactions with mentally ill

August 29, 2016 in News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for claims of racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly turning up a different problem: officers’ interactions with the mentally ill. The […]

School board asks Supreme Court to review transgender bathroom case

August 29, 2016 in News

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to weigh in on whether a transgender male must be allowed to use the boys […]

Moss Point man killed in Louisiana bus crash on I-10

August 29, 2016 in News

LAPLACE, Louisiana (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a 21-year-old Mississippi man was killed and three other Mississippi residents were seriously injured when a bus hit a fire truck and […]

Suspect confessed to slayings of 2 Mississippi nuns, sheriff says

August 29, 2016 in News, The Buzz

DURANT, Miss. (AP) — The man arrested in the killing of two nuns in Mississippi has confessed to authorities, a sheriff said Saturday. Holmes County Sheriff Willie March said that […]

Hillary Clinton gets first national security briefing as presidential nominee

August 29, 2016 in News

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton received her first national security briefing Saturday as the Democratic presidential nominee, meeting with intelligence officials for an overview of the major threats […]

Mississippi nun slayings: Suspect arrested who was early ‘person of interest’

August 29, 2016 in News

LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — A 46-year-old man was charged Friday in connection with the killing of two nuns in Mississippi, authorities said. Rodney Earl Sanders of Kosciusko, Mississippi, has been charged […]

Two nuns found slain in Mississippi home; motive unclear

August 26, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Two nuns who worked as nurses to help the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, and there were signs of a break-in […]

Trump has yet to file paperwork to be on Mississippi ballot

August 26, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has not yet turned in paperwork for the Republican nominee to be listed on the Mississippi ballot this November. The secretary of […]