The Latest on Virginia on-air shooting: Suspect was ‘off-kilter’

August 27, 2015 in News

MONETA, Virginia (AP) — The latest on the fatal on-air shooting of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times Eastern): 4:05 p.m. A former co-worker of the man who […]

Remembering Katrina: “I didn’t plan to evacuate”

August 27, 2015 in News

By Angel Hampton  Special to The Mississippi Link I didn’t plan to evacuate. I had gotten used to hurricane threats being a way of life early on as a student […]

Secretary of State Hosemann and Mayor Yarber announce auctioning of ‘tax forfeited city properties’

August 27, 2015 in News

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa Editor Within the city of Jackson and surrounding Hinds County, there are 360 property parcels that will be auctioned off, according to Secretary of State Delbert […]

Federal judge orders temporary halt to Mississippi executions, state to appeal

August 26, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked the state of Mississippi from using two drugs in executions. U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate issued a temporary restraining […]

Rep. Mary Coleman gets Dem nod for transportation seat

August 26, 2015 in News

(AP) Longtime Rep. Mary Coleman has won the Democratic nomination for the Central District seat on the Mississippi Transportation Commission. Coleman defeated businessman Robert Amos in Tuesday’s party primary runoff. […]

3 Mississippi primary runoff races too close to call

August 26, 2015 in News

(AP) Party primary runoffs were too close to call in three Mississippi legislative races because of uncounted absentee or affidavit votes. One was in House District 24 in part of […]

Heroes who foiled French train gunman scheduled for rest, college

August 26, 2015 in News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — So what do you do when a trip on a high-speed train in Europe suddenly turns you and your buddies into international heroes? Sign a book […]

Prosecutor: Man sent nude pic to Rosie O’Donnell’s teenage daughter

August 25, 2015 in News

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a home where comedian Rosie O’Donnell’s teenage daughter was found last week sent the girl a nude photo, according to a criminal […]