Burglary Ring Busted

January 23, 2015 in News, The Buzz

The Mississippi Link Newswire The Investigative Unit of the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office has uncovered a suspected big rig theft ring. Based on an ongoing investigation and acting on tips […]

Bill to eliminate Mississippi vehicle inspection sticker out of Senate committee

January 23, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers are driving forward with a plan to wipe out vehicle inspection stickers. The Senate Finance Committee on Thursday passed Senate Bill 2519. The bill moves […]

Mississippi Supreme Court lets re-sentencing order stand for Gulfport man on drug-dealing charges

January 23, 2015 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has refused to acquit a Gulfport man of dealing drugs. Johnny Lee Floyd had appealed an earlier state Court of Appeals’ decision […]

Mississippi House passes bills that essentially renames Common Core

January 23, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi House members overwhelming approved a pair of bills Thursday that may immunize members against controversy over Common Core State Standards, but could have little effect […]

Bond set at $1 million for Lowndes County man who fatally shot girlfriend’s 4-year-old son

January 23, 2015 in News, The Buzz

COLUMBUS, Mississippi (AP) — Bond has been set at $1 million for a Lowndes County man arrested in Monday’s fatal shooting of a 4-year-old child. Authorities say bond was set […]

State of the State: Both sides of the aisle react to Gov. Phil Bryant’s agenda

January 22, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Some reaction to Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant’s 2015 State of the State speech: – “He didn’t mention Medicaid expansion. I still think we should expand Medicaid…. I […]

Mississippi Supreme Court hears arguments in same-sex divorce case

January 22, 2015 in News, Religion

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi, which does not allow same-sex marriages, should find a way to grant a divorce to a DeSoto County woman who married another woman in California […]

State of the State: Gov. Bryant says Mississippi in its best financial shape in recent history

January 22, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has not reached its full potential, but the state is in its best financial condition in recent history, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday during […]