News Minute: Here is the latest Mississippi news from The Associated Press

May 18, 2015 in News

MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) – Pike County will add the names of slain Hattiesburg police Officer Liquori (luh-KOHR-ee) Tate and Hattiesburg paramedic Dennis Rushing, who died in an ambulance wreck, to […]

Thousands attend funeral for 2nd slain Hattiesburg officer

May 18, 2015 in News

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – A funeral was held Saturday for one of two Mississippi police officers shot to death a week ago during a traffic stop. Thousands of mourners and […]

Memorial service set Thursday for slain HPD officer Liquori Tate in McComb

May 13, 2015 in News

Officer’s body escorted from Jackson to McComb funeral home by police officers from across the state The Mississippi Link Newswire A special memorial service will be held in McComb for […]

Tribute and Commentary about Hattiesburg Police Officer Liquori Tate from former city councilman

May 13, 2015 in Editorials, Obituaries, Opinion

Ronald Tate (Father of Liquori Tate) shared Liquori Tate’s Facebook post: “Life is too short. So if i DIE today I’m happy how my life turned out. And I’m happy […]

Mother of Marvin Banks, who is accused in fatal shooting of Mississippi police, says son addicted to drugs

May 12, 2015 in News

The Associated Press One of two brothers accused of fatally shooting two police officers has mental problems and is addicted to drugs, appearing high in photos after he was arrested, […]

2 Mississippi cops shot, killed: Ben Deen, Liquori Tate murdered in traffic stop

May 10, 2015 in News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Two police officers were fatally shot during a traffic stop in the southern Mississippi city of Hattiesburg, prompting a statewide manhunt early Sunday for two suspects, […]