Local families fear separation by ICE

April 20, 2017 in News

By Stephanie R. Jones Contributing Writer A mother is arrested by Immigration and Costumes Enforcement agents because she doesn’t have proper documentation to be in the United States. Her 3-month-old […]

Officials: Immigration agent shoots man after traffic stop in Laurel

July 25, 2016 in News

LAUREL, Mississippi (AP) — The shooting of a man who didn’t speak English by a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer in Mississippi is under investigation, authorities said. Laurel Police […]

1 eastbound lane of I-20 Mississippi River bridge reopens after ice-related crash

February 12, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — At least one eastbound lane of the Mississippi River bridge on Interstate 20 at Vicksburg, Miss., has reopened. Louisiana State Trooper Albert Paxton says the other […]

Gov. Phil Bryant declares state of emergency before winter storm

January 28, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) –Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant issued an emergency declaration Monday for 36 of the state’s 82 counties to speed up response to a storm that’s expected to bring […]

Southerners warned of icy mess in days ahead

January 28, 2014 in News

By JEFF MARTIN ATLANTA (AP) — Across the South, residents stocked up on fuel and groceries, schools and offices closed, and road crews were at the ready as a storm moved […]