The Latest: NAACP: Lawmaker should resign over lynch comment

May 23, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Latest on comments made by a Mississippi lawmaker over the removal of Confederate monuments (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The Mississippi NAACP is calling for […]

Bill Cosby’s juror selection: What to expect as trial starts Monday

May 22, 2017 in News

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A crucial phase of comedian Bill Cosby’s sex assault trial starts Monday when lawyers gather in Pittsburgh to pick the jury that will weigh his case. The jury must […]

Yazoo County man killed after being crushed by tractor

May 22, 2017 in News

YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) – A Yazoo County man is dead after he was crushed by a tractor. Yazoo County Coroner Ricky Shivers says 79-year-old Charles Winstead was crushed by […]

The Latest: Teen tells police that another suspect shot boy

May 21, 2017 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Latest on the death of a 6-year-old boy who was in a car that was stolen in Mississippi (all times local): 6 p.m. A sworn […]

The Latest: Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top

May 21, 2017 in Entertainment, News

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the closing of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey […]

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. […]