2 men plead guilty to hate crimes in Mississippi racial beatings

January 8, 2015 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A group of young white men and women who killed a black man in Jackson, Mississippi, in 2011 had periodically roamed the city that spring, attacking […]

Federal judge blocks Gov. Phil Bryant’s executive order in insurance dispute

October 29, 2013 in Health, News, Top Stories

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal judge Monday blocked Gov. Phil Bryant from compelling Mississippi’s largest health insurer to resume paying its in-network rate to a chain of 10 hospitals.

U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate read a temporary restraining order from the bench saying Bryant didn’t provide enough proof to justify an executive order he issued last week…