Trooper: Cadets were forced to make abuse claims

March 24, 2018 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi state trooper and training director who was suspended in February on abuse allegations says cadets were forced to make claims of abuse or they […]

Mississippi police chief stops some unticketed officer stops

March 24, 2018 in News

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi police chief says his officers will stop following what he called an “unwritten rule” that gives fellow law enforcement officers a break not offered […]

Mississippi Highway Patrol investigates fatal crash

March 24, 2018 in News

HURLEY, Miss. (AP) – The Mississippi Highway Patrol is looking into a crash that claimed the lives of two drivers. The Sun Herald reports that the fatal crash just east […]

Mississippi names first black higher education commissioner

March 24, 2018 in Education, News

By JEFF AMY and SARAH MEARHOFF Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The first-ever African American has been named to oversee Mississippi’s eight public universities. The state College Board announced […]

Inmate testifies he was raped twice behind bars

March 22, 2018 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – An inmate in Mississippi’s prison system testifying in a federal lawsuit over prison conditions says he was sexually assaulted twice behind bars in less than a […]

3 plead guilty to trying to ship Colorado pot to Mississippi

March 22, 2018 in News, The Buzz

ST. MARTIN, Miss. (AP) – A third man has pleaded guilty to trying to FedEx 11 pounds (5 kilograms) of marijuana from Colorado to a Mississippi home. The Sun Herald […]

House kills bill that would have let schools arm teachers

March 22, 2018 in News

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi lawmakers won’t pass a plan this year explicitly allowing schools and colleges to let teachers or staff members carry guns […]

Nightclub shut down after event with live horse to reopen

March 22, 2018 in News, The Buzz

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) – A Florida nightclub that was shut down after a scantily clad woman rode bareback on a white horse through a crowd will be allowed to […]