Trustees offer deal to Ole Miss chancellor

March 27, 2015 in Education, News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s College Board is preparing to offer a two-year contract extension to the University of Mississippi chancellor whom they had previously refused to retain, individuals with […]

Autopsies scheduled for Detroit children found in freezer

March 27, 2015 in News, The Buzz

DETROIT (AP) — Autopsies are scheduled on the bodies of two children found in a deep freezer in their Detroit home. Authorities say they hope the bodies of Stoni Ann […]

Police: Baby death came from woman’s ‘evil’ kidnapping plot

March 26, 2015 in News, The Buzz

By GILLIAN FLACCUS LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A violent kidnapping that ended with the murder of a 3-week-old baby girl took an even more sordid turn when police announced […]

Thousands rally in support of ousted Ole Miss chancellor

March 26, 2015 in Education, News

By JEFF AMY JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi finds itself in turmoil after trustees ousted well-liked Chancellor Dan Jones, with more than 2,000 students and faculty rallying to […]

Cops: 13-year-old kills brother, 6; wounds another, 16

March 26, 2015 in News, The Buzz

HUDSON, Fla. (AP) — A young teenager shot his two brothers Wednesday during an argument over food, killing one and wounding the other, before fatally shooting himself. The shooting happened […]

Mississippi’s only abortion clinic vandalized

March 25, 2015 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jackson police are trying to find out who damaged a generator and two security cameras at Mississippi’s only abortion clinic. Clinic director Shannon Brewer said Tuesday […]

Cono Caranna, Biloxi mayor candidate, to forgo $115,000 salary if elected

March 25, 2015 in News

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Cono Caranna told a crowd of supporters he is seeking election as Biloxi’s next mayor and if elected, he will serve without pay. Caranna, who served […]

Food stamp recipients in Mississippi targeted for training funds

March 25, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A $20.5 million federal program will match SNAP recipients to workforce training and job opportunities in Mississippi. The three-year funding was announced Monday by Gov. Phil […]