U.S. charges 61 defendants in call center scam based in India

October 28, 2016 in News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — It can be a frightening call to get — and it’s a familiar one for many thousands of Americans. Callers posing as tax and immigration agents […]

Justice Department report will slam Baltimore police force Wednesday

August 10, 2016 in News

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks, use excessive force too often and are not adequately disciplined for misconduct, according to a harshly critical Justice Department report […]

City, county seek details of DOJ claims against black students

August 30, 2012 in Education, News, Statewide News, The Buzz, Top Stories

Officials in Meridian and Lauderdale County want details from the Justice Department to back up its allegations local students’ rights have been violated by jailing them for school infractions.

Earlier this month the Justice Department said officials in east Mississippi operate a “school-to-prison pipeline” that incarcerated students – mostly black and disabled – for minor school disciplinary infractions, including dress code violations and using profanity.

State counting how many lack ID under voting bill

June 21, 2012 in News, Statewide News

JACKSON – (AP) Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says he’s trying to determine how many Mississippians lack the type of photo identification that might eventually be required for voting. The […]