Attorney General Eric Holder delivers eulogy for slain U.S. Marshal Josie Wells

March 18, 2015 in News, Obituaries, The Buzz

MOSS POINT, Mississippi (AP) — The deputy U.S. marshal who died in a shootout was a leader who carried on his family’s legacy in law enforcement, Attorney General Eric Holder […]

Holder to give civil rights speech at Ole Miss

September 27, 2012 in Education, Events, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will speak about civil rights today at the University of Mississippi.

The Justice Department said Holder’s speech is titled “50 Years of Integration -1962-2012: A Reflection on Civil Rights in America.”

US honors black federal law officer killed in 1883

May 17, 2012 in News, Statewide News

WASHINGTON – (AP) William Henderson Foote was a black federal law enforcement official in America’s Deep South at a time of heightened racial tensions, tasked with collecting liquor tax revenue […]

Congressman wants probe of alleged racial remarks

May 7, 2012 in News, Statewide News, The Buzz

JACKSON – (AP) U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson has asked for a federal investigation of alleged racially charged comments attributed to a white Mississippi youth court prosecutor. Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat, […]

Miss. joins $25 billion settlement on foreclosure wrongs

February 29, 2012 in Business, News

From The Mississippi Link Newswire JACKSON – Mississippi is now part of the $25 billion joint federal-state agreement with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers over foreclosure abuses and fraud, […]