Slain Mississippi narcotics agent saluted at funeral

February 24, 2016 in News

GRENADA, Mississippi (AP) — Three wounded Mississippi state troopers described dead state narcotics agent Lee Tartt as a “hero” in videos broadcast at Tartt’s funeral. More than a thousand people, […]

Thousands attend funeral for 2nd slain Hattiesburg officer

May 18, 2015 in News

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – A funeral was held Saturday for one of two Mississippi police officers shot to death a week ago during a traffic stop. Thousands of mourners and […]

Riots in Baltimore raise questions about police response

April 28, 2015 in News, The Buzz

By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and AMANDA LEE MYERS BALTIMORE (AP) — National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as […]

Funeral for U.S. Marshal Josie Wells set for Monday in Moss Point

March 13, 2015 in News, Obituaries

MOSS POINT, Mississippi (AP) — A funeral will be held next week for Josie Wells, a deputy U.S. marshal who was killed in the line of duty. Arrangements were announced […]

Hundreds pack Tupelo church for U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee’s funeral

February 10, 2015 in News, Obituaries

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Friends, family and political colleagues are remembering U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee as a dedicated family man and public servant. Hundreds of people packed the sanctuary of […]

Hundreds attend funeral for Panola County woman burned alive

December 14, 2014 in News, Obituaries

BATESVILLE, Mississippi (AP) — About 400 mourners packed a chapel in Mississippi on Saturday to say goodbye to a 19-year-old woman who was burned alive, among them classmates who used […]