Investigators working string of clues in burning death of Mississippi woman

December 12, 2014 in News, The Buzz

COURTLAND, Mississippi (AP) — Jessica Chambers was a regular at the rural convenience store gas station where Ali Fadhel worked, and the two often chatted. On Saturday, she came by […]

KFC says no proof scarred girl asked by worker to leave Jackson restaurant

June 25, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Fried chicken chain KFC said two different investigations have not found any evidence that an employee asked a 3-year-old girl and family members to leave because […]

Alcorn State’s Brown resigns amid investigation

December 19, 2013 in Education, News

By JEFF AMY The Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — Alcorn State University President M. Christopher Brown II has resigned amid an investigation into university purchasing practices. The resignation was announced Thursday […]

Ole Miss officials unable to verify athletes disrupted campus play with homophobic slurs

October 7, 2013 in Education, News, Top Stories

OXFORD, Mississippi (AP) — The University of Mississippi says it has not been able to verify reports that athletes led the disruption of a campus play with gay slurs and inappropriate laughter. University officials said earlier that some freshman athletes participated.

Nobody gave names or accused specific students of misbehaving during “The Laramie Project,” a play about the beating death of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyo., the six-person Bias Incident Response Team reported Friday…

2 Pedestrians Killed on South Mississippi Highway

September 9, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

News Briefs From Across The State

By Lonnie Ross

4 year old boy killed, along with man from Ocean Springs
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say a man and a young boy were killed Friday night when they were trying to walk across a south Mississippi highway and were struck by a sport utility vehicle…