Horror: Toddler dies after siblings put her in oven, turn it on

November 24, 2015 in News, The Buzz

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Child Protective Services says a toddler who died from severe burns was put in an oven by one of her two 3-year-old siblings when the children […]

Mississippi prison commissaries charge too much, lawyer says

November 24, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A 12-ounce box of cereal that costs $1.67 for 20 ounces at a discount store will cost an inmate $4.80 in the prison commissary, which is […]

US issues travel warning in wake of terror attacks

November 24, 2015 in News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans should be alert to the possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased terrorist threats around the world, the State Department warned on Monday. A […]

Discarded cell phone led to Paris attacks ringleader

November 24, 2015 in News

By LORI HINNANT and KARL RITTER   PARIS (AP) — French investigators tracked down the alleged ringleader of last week’s Paris bloodshed after receiving a startling tipoff: The Islamic militant wasn’t in Syria […]

Amanda Blackburn case: Teen arrested in fatal shooting of pastor’s pregnant wife

November 23, 2015 in News, The Buzz

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police have arrested a man in the shooting death of a pastor’s pregnant wife during an apparent home invasion. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department announced in […]

Mississippi teacher returning after suspension over condom talk

November 23, 2015 in Education, News

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A Starkville High School teacher is returning to the classroom after being suspended over a student’s vegetable-based presentation for how to properly put on a condom. […]

Motorcyclist dies in Gulfport crash after trying to pass vehicles, police say

November 23, 2015 in News

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Gulfport police say a motorcyclist died when he tried to pass several stopped vehicles and ran into an SUV that was turning into a driveway. Harrison […]

Millsaps College student Ericka Wheeler named 2016 Rhodes Scholar

November 23, 2015 in Education, News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Millsaps College senior Ericka M. Wheeler is a double major in English and history who has plans to become a physician after watching her grandfather suffer […]