Official: Boy found dead in car that was stolen, 3 arrests

May 19, 2017 in News, The Buzz

By JEFF AMY Associated Press GLUCKSTADT, Miss. (AP) – Three young Mississippi men were arrested hours after a 6-year-old boy was found shot dead Thursday in his mother’s stolen car […]

Tulsa officer Betty Jo Shelby acquitted in shooting of unarmed black man Terence Crutcher

May 19, 2017 in News

TULSA, Okla. (AP)– A jury on Wednesday acquitted of first-degree manslaughter a white Oklahoma police officer who says she fired out of fear last year when she killed an unarmed […]

Georgia executes J.W. Ledford Jr. after stay denied by US Supreme Court

May 19, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia carried out its first execution of the year early on Wednesday, putting to death a man convicted of killing a 73-year-old neighbor in 1992. J.W. […]

2 dead as tornadoes strike Wisconsin and Oklahoma

May 19, 2017 in News

CHICAGO (AP) — One person was killed when a tornado swept into a mobile home park in Wisconsin Tuesday and another person died when a twister hit a housing subdivision […]

Police search for boy who was inside car when it was stolen

May 18, 2017 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Authorities across Mississippi are searching for a young boy who was inside a car when it was stolen from a grocery store parking lot in Jackson. […]

Congressman Bennie Thompson announces $180K in grant funds

May 18, 2017 in News

BancorpSouth Bank and FHLB Dallas Provide Funds for 25 Home Renovations in Marcus Bottom The Mississippi Link Newswire U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson (MS-2) joined local dignitaries, the city of Vicksburg, […]

Banks wins runoff race

May 18, 2017 in News

Becomes Democratic nominee for city council Ward 6 By Othor Cain Editor In what was billed as ‘the battle of the pastors,’ Aaron Banks, pastor of Glory Empowerment Center located […]

Chambliss wants to re-open Ayers case

May 18, 2017 in News

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer May 17 was the 63rd anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Concerned citizens met in Room 113 of the Capitol with original civil […]