Grandmother, grandson escape Thanksgiving fire in Harrison County

November 28, 2014 in News

GULFPORT, Mississippi (AP) — A South Mississippi grandmother is counting her blessings this Thanksgiving Day, despite no longer being able to stay in her home after an early morning house […]

Two Mississippi men charged in Ebola hoax that triggered emergency response

November 26, 2014 in Health, News, The Buzz

HORN LAKE, Mississippi — Two Horn Lake men have been indicted under a Mississippi law that makes it a felony to cause someone to falsely believe that a person has […]

Federal judge overturns Mississippi same-sex marriage ban, state to appeal

November 26, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday overturned Mississippi’s ban on same-sex marriage, but put his order on hold for two weeks so the state can appeal. U.S. […]

A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future

November 26, 2014 in News, The Buzz

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown spoke publicly for the first time about the confrontation, and for the second straight night crowds poured […]

Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case

November 26, 2014 in News, The Buzz

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn’t match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge […]

Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

November 26, 2014 in News, The Buzz

By SADIE GURMAN The Associated Press  People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the […]

U.S. District Court Judge Carlton W. Reeves Strikes Down Mississippi’s Marriage Ban, Paving the Way to Marriage Equality

November 25, 2014 in News, Religion

The Mississippi Link Newswire Jackson, Miss. – U.S. District Court Judge Carlton W. Reeves issued a ruling this evening in Campaign for Southern Equality v. Bryant, striking down Mississippi’s ban […]

Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to 18, including slain civil rights workers

November 25, 2014 in News

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said this year’s recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom made the world stronger, wiser, more beautiful and more humane. Obama praised the 18 […]