Mississippi man indicted in shooting deaths of 8 people

March 9, 2018 in News, The Buzz

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi grand jury has indicted a man in the shooting deaths of eight people, including a deputy sheriff. Willie […]

High school student killed on way to prom

April 17, 2017 in News, The Buzz

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) – A high school student has been killed on her way to prom. Lincoln County Deputy Medical Examiner Ricky Alford tells multiple media outlets that 18-year-old Brittney […]

Storms damage homes in Brookhaven, spawn possible tornado

March 30, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Storms overnight and during the day Thursday caused disruption across Mississippi, although damage remained limited. Emergency officials say an unconfirmed tornado struck along the Harrison-Jackson county […]

Mississippi agriculture chief on Trump advisory committee

August 23, 2016 in News

BROOKHAVEN, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith is serving on an agriculture advisory committee for Republic presidential nominee Donald Trump. The Daily Leader reports that the 64-member committee includes […]

Father and child die in Brookhaven family shooting

March 16, 2015 in News, The Buzz

BROOKHAVEN, Mississippi (AP) — Police say a father and one of his children have died after a shooting of five family members. Brookhaven police Chief Bobby Bell tells The Associated […]

4 killed, 6 hurt in Brookhaven traffic accident on U.S. 84

October 27, 2014 in News, The Buzz

BROOKHAVEN, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol says four people died and six others were injured in a traffic accident in Brookhaven. The highway patrol says the accident shortly […]

2 Brookhaven High senior football players die in traffic accident

October 16, 2014 in Sports, The Buzz

BROOKHAVEN, Mississippi (AP) — Two Brookhaven High School players have died in a traffic accident on a city street. Deputy Lincoln County Corner Ricky Alford tells The Daily Leader Shaquan Richardson and […]

DNA connects man now in Texas prison to 2004 murder at Brookhaven convenience store

September 18, 2014 in The Buzz

BROOKHAVEN, Mississippi (AP) — After two other men were arrested and let go, DNA results have linked a man jailed in Texas to a 2004 murder in Mississippi. Arron Lyons, […]