Diamond, one of nation’s oldest giraffes, euthanized at Jackson Zoo

December 17, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Officials say Jackson Zoo’s reticulated giraffe Diamond has been euthanized after advanced age complications, pain and severe and worsening arthritis rendered her unable to stand or […]

Body found, identified as war vet suspected of killing 6 in Philadelphia suburb

December 17, 2014 in News, The Buzz

PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Marine suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives was found dead in the woods near his suburban Philadelphia home Tuesday after […]

4 charged with murder in Hattiesburg street gang shooting

December 17, 2014 in News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Three more Hattiesburg men have been charged with murder in the Nov. 29 shooting death of Nathan Alexander, bringing to four the number of suspects charged […]

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves not hurt in 2-vehicle accident in Collins

December 16, 2014 in News

COLLINS, Mississippi (AP) — Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and his security officer were not injured Monday in a two-vehicle accident in Collins. The Highway Patrol says Reeves and his security […]

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Scalia, Kagan highlight common ground in Ole Miss appearance

December 16, 2014 in Education, News

OXFORD, Mississippi (AP) — One is a sharp-tongued, self-described “wise guy” originalist, who believes the Constitution means today what it meant when it was first written. The other is a […]

A Haley Barbour pardon doesn’t guarantee a clean criminal record, Mississippi Supreme Court rules

December 15, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A pardon by the governor is not grounds to wipe clean a criminal record, the Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled. The case centered on the claim […]

Car driven by 9-year-old boy crashes in Mississippi, 2 boys killed

December 15, 2014 in News

FOREST, Mississippi (AP) — Two boys have died in an accident involving a car driven by a 9-year old boy. WLBT-TV reports that a 13-year-old boy and a 3-year-old boy died […]

Hundreds attend funeral for Panola County woman burned alive

December 14, 2014 in News, Obituaries

BATESVILLE, Mississippi (AP) — About 400 mourners packed a chapel in Mississippi on Saturday to say goodbye to a 19-year-old woman who was burned alive, among them classmates who used […]