High court to hear appeal of murder conviction in death of George County Sheriff Garry Welford

February 23, 2015 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear an appeal from the man convicted in the 2010 death of George County Sheriff Garry Welford. The state Court of […]

Mississippi death-row inmate takes appeal to US high court

January 30, 2015 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi death row inmate who argues he was the victim of mistaken eyewitness identification is asking the U.S. Supreme Court for a new trial. Caleb […]

Mississippi inmate Richard Chapman wins chance at appeal in decades-old rape case

January 9, 2015 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court is giving Richard Chapman a chance to argue he deserves a new trial. The justice on Thursday granted Chapman’s petition to look […]

Jeremy Radau, convicted in Harrison County baseball bat beating death, loses appeal

December 18, 2014 in News, The Buzz

BILOXI, Mississippi (AP) — The state Court of Appeals has upheld the capital murder conviction of Jeremy William Radau for the 2009 fatal beating of a 74-year-old Harrison County man. […]

Federal judge overturns Mississippi same-sex marriage ban, state to appeal

November 26, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday overturned Mississippi’s ban on same-sex marriage, but put his order on hold for two weeks so the state can appeal. U.S. […]

Appeals court to hear case of Mississippi death row inmate who pleaded guilty to rape, murder

September 30, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi man who pleaded guilty in the rape and killing of a waitress in 2000 should get a new trial because his attorneys gave him […]

Jason Lee Keller loses appeal of conviction, death sentence in Harrison County capital murder

February 7, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has upheld the capital murder and death sentence given Jason Lee Keller for the 2007 fatal shooting and robbery of a Harrison […]

Former TSA official appeals conviction in 2011 D’Iberville stabbing murder of co-worker

January 15, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A former official of the federal Transportation Security Administration in Mississippi has appealed his murder conviction in the 2011 death of a co-worker. The appeal from […]