Mississippi confirms West Nile death in Attala County, 4 new cases reported

September 1, 2015 in Health

(AP) Mississippi has recorded its first death from the West Nile virus of 2015. The state Department of Health says Monday in a news release that an Attala County resident […]

7 infected, 2 dead after ‘superbug’ outbreak at hospital

February 19, 2015 in Health, News

By ROBERT JABLON LOS ANGELES (AP) — Contaminated medical instruments are to blame for infecting seven patients — including two who died — with an antibiotic-resistant and potentially deadly “superbug” at […]

Parents charged in death of paralyzed teen with bedsores

February 19, 2015 in News, The Buzz

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis couple is charged with neglect in the death of their paralyzed 18-year-old daughter who died wearing only a diaper and covered in blackened bedsores. John […]

Parchman inmate serving life sentence found dead in his cell, investigation under way

January 6, 2015 in News

Inmate death at Parchman under investigation  JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — An inmate at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman has been found dead in his unit. The state Department of Corrections […]

Mississippi health officials report third death from West Nile virus

September 4, 2014 in Health, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — State health officials are reporting a third death this year from the West Nile virus in Mississippi. The state Department of Health says Wednesday the most […]

Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

July 23, 2014 in News, The Buzz

By JONA KALLGREN KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, while British […]

Hattiesburg woman sought in elderly man’s death arrested after two-week search

March 6, 2014 in News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — After a nearly two-week search, a 37-year-old Hattiesburg woman wanted in the death of an elderly man has been arrested in Lamar County. Jon Traxler tells The […]

South Mississippi under tornado watch until 3 a.m., storm damage and 1 death already reported in state

February 20, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Wind and lightning caused isolated damage and power outages across Mississippi Thursday as a storm front moved through the state. South Mississippi is under a tornado […]