Scientists say farewell as Rosetta space probe prepares for crash-landing on comet early Friday

September 30, 2016 in News

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists began saying their final farewells to the Rosetta space probe Thursday, hours before its planned crash-landing on a comet, but said that data collected during the mission […]

California officer guns down ‘mentally ill’ Ugandan refugee in ‘shooting stance’

September 30, 2016 in News

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a Ugandan refugee who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a “shooting stance” happened about a […]

Authorities: Teenage shooter in SC killed dad before opening fire at nearby grade school

September 30, 2016 in News

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A teenager killed his father at their home Wednesday before going to a nearby elementary school and opening fire with a handgun, wounding two students and a […]

Man sentenced to life in prison in death of girlfriend’s son

September 30, 2016 in News, The Buzz

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – A 47-year-old Biloxi man has been convicted of killing his girlfriend’s son and sentenced to life in prison. The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2deoLVV) Harrison County Circuit […]

Thompson kicks off re-election campaign

September 29, 2016 in News

By Jackie Hampton Publisher Congressman Bennie Thompson held an open house Sept. 25, at his Jackson campaign headquarters, 3607 Medgar Evers Blvd. Sandra McCall, Friends of Bennie Thompson Jackson coordinator, […]

Local watch party attendees favor Clinton

September 29, 2016 in News

By Stephanie R. Jones Contributing Writer At a presidential debate watch event Sept. 26, in Jackson, it was clear the crowd was pro Hillary Clinton. About 100 people gathered for […]

Gala to honor 5 native Mississippians

September 29, 2016 in Entertainment, News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor With plans to celebrate the accomplishments of five African-American women celebrities native to Mississippi, the first Boss Lady Diamond Gala is set for 6 p.m. […]

Mississippi Link offers voter registration

September 29, 2016 in News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor There are literally only days left for Mississippians to register to vote in order to cast their ballots in the Nov. 8 presidential election, and […]