The Latest: Mom, 2 daughters, grandson slain in Mississippi

February 22, 2017 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Latest on four people killed in the rural eastern Mississippi community of Toomsuba (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Authorities say a mother, her two adult […]

Sheriff: Man killed Mississippi co-worker, fled to Memphis

February 21, 2017 in News, The Buzz

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) – Authorities have arrested a man who they say fatally shot a co-worker in northern Mississippi. Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson tells news outlets that 27-year-old […]

Inmate dies after fight with cellmate at Mississippi prison

February 21, 2017 in The Buzz

WOODVILLE, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say a prison inmate has been killed after a fight with his cellmate. The Clarion-Ledger reports (http://on.thec-l.com/2kBErsN ) that 33-year-old Eric Heinz was pronounced dead […]

Alleged gang member found guilty of murder, dismemberment

February 17, 2017 in News, The Buzz

LEAKESVILLE, Miss. (AP) – A jury says a Greene County man is guilty of murder and desecration of a human corpse. Jurors delivered the verdict Thursday against Welford Levi “Pork […]

Texan gets 5 years’ prison for bribing Mississippi official

February 15, 2017 in News, The Buzz

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Texas man has been sentenced to five years in prison and must pay nearly $500,000 for bribing Mississippi’s former prison […]

3 killed in robbery attempt in Mississippi’s capital city

February 13, 2017 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Police say three people have been shot to death and one has been wounded during an attempted robbery in Mississippi’s capital city. Jackson police said Friday […]

3 accused of breaking in, having party in dead man’s house

February 10, 2017 in News, The Buzz

DIAMONDHEAD, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi sheriff says three people broke into a dead man’s home and “threw a party.” Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam tells The Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/2lo750p […]

Mother expected to make plea in birthday cake beating death

February 8, 2017 in The Buzz

By DAVID DISHNEAU HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors say they expect to strike a plea deal with a Maryland woman whose 9-year-old son was fatally beaten over a missing piece […]