Slain police officers’ mothers did not hear in-court apology

May 8, 2017 in News

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – The mothers of two slain police officers say they did not hear an in-court apology from a woman convicted for helping the alleged killer of their […]

Change of venue sought on charges related to police killings

January 3, 2017 in News

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – One of several suspects facing charges in connection with the deaths of two Hattiesburg police officers is asking for a change of venue for her trial, […]

Honoring slain officers

May 12, 2016 in News

Special week pays tribute to Tate, Deen, others By Shanderia K. Posey Editor A year has passed since Hattiesburg police officers Liquori Tate and Benjamin Deen were killed in the […]

Six more indicted in murders of Hattiesburg police officers

January 13, 2016 in News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Six more suspects have been indicted in the deaths of two Hattiesburg Police officers. Indictments Tuesday were handed up against 26-year-old Curtis Banks, 29-year-old Abram Franklin, […]

Two suspects arraigned in slaying of Hattiesburg Police officers

January 12, 2016 in News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Two of the nine people accused in the May shooting death of two Hattiesburg Police officers have been arraigned. WDAM-TV reports 22-year-old Joanie Calloway and 25-year-old Broderick […]

Breaking News: Marvin Banks, alleged Hattiesburg police killer found dead in his cell

December 11, 2015 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire Hattiesburg, MS – Marvin Banks, 29 of Hattiesburg was rushed to Forrest General Hospital around 8 p.m. after he was found unresponsive in his cell at the Forrest […]

Tragedy hits family of fallen Mississippi officer

November 10, 2015 in News

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Tragedy has again touched the family of fallen Hattiesburg Police Officer Benjamin J. Deen. The Hattiesburg American reports Deen’s daughter, 13-year-old Melah Deen, died Friday. Allen Murray, president […]

9th arrest made in deaths of 2 Mississippi police officers

May 28, 2015 in News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say a ninth person has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two Mississippi police officers who were killed during a traffic stop. […]