Suspect in slaying of 7 women in Indiana hints at more killings going back 20 years

October 21, 2014 in News, The Buzz

GARY, Indiana (AP) — Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of […]

Mississippi ban on same-sex marriage challenged in lawsuit

October 21, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A gay-rights group and two lesbian couples filed a federal lawsuit Monday to try to overturn the ban on same-sex marriage in Mississippi, a Bible Belt […]

Bodies of 7 women found in northwestern Indiana

October 21, 2014 in News, The Buzz

GARY, Indiana (AP) — The bodies of seven women have been found in northwestern Indiana after a man confessed to killing one woman who was found strangled at a motel […]

Mississippi Black Caucus pushes for more minority contracts

October 20, 2014 in Business, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi government agencies needs to make a stronger effort to buy more goods and services from businesses owned by minorities and women, leaders of the Legislative […]

Donations pour in to replace flamingos killed in frat prank that led to Pascagoula teen’s arrest

October 17, 2014 in News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Hattiesburg residents are helping replace two Chilean flamingos from the Hattiesburg Zoo that died last week when one of the birds was taken during a fraternity […]

Existing U.S. protocols might not be enough for Ebola, changes likely needed

October 17, 2014 in Health, News

DALLAS (AP) — As Thomas Eric Duncan’s health deteriorated, nurses Amber Joy Vinson and Nina Pham were at the Ebola patient’s side. They wore protective gear including face shields, hazardous […]

Stewpot funding deficit may force the closing of 2 homeless shelters

October 16, 2014 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire The Stewpot Community Services Board of Directors determined in their monthly Board meeting Wednesday, October 15, 2014 that due to a decrease in $190,000 in federal […]

Second Texas health care worker tests positive for Ebola

October 16, 2014 in Health, News

DALLAS (AP) — A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, […]