Manslaughter charges filed in deadly 2012 oil platform blast

November 20, 2015 in News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal grand jury indicted two companies on involuntary manslaughter charges and three people also face charges in a deadly 2012 explosion and fire on an […]

8-year-old Alabama boy charged in beating death of 1-year-old girl

November 13, 2015 in News, The Buzz

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy is being charged with beating a 1-year-old girl to death while they were left home alone as their mothers went to a nightclub, […]

Sentencing set for woman convicted in Alabama child deaths

May 29, 2015 in News, The Buzz

MOBILE, Alabama (AP) — Sentencing is expected to begin for a woman convicted in the deaths of her common-law husband’s children. Heather Keaton was found guilty of capital murder Wednesday […]

New York police officer Peter Liang pleads not guilty in stairwell shooting of Akai Gurley

February 12, 2015 in News, The Buzz

(AP) A rookie police officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to manslaughter, official misconduct and other charges in the accidental shooting death of a man in a darkened stairwell of a […]

Edgar Ray Killen, ‘Mississippi Burning’ Klansman convicted of 1964 civil-rights deaths, won’t confess

December 23, 2014 in News, The Buzz

PARCHMAN, Mississippi — Craggy-faced and ornery, Edgar Ray Killen bears the signs of his 89 years. His hands are still scarred and rough from decades in the east Mississippi sawmills. […]

Former prisoner pardoned by Haley Barbour pleads guilty to manslaughter

May 20, 2014 in News, The Buzz

OXFORD, Mississippi (AP) — One of the ex-prisoners who received a pardon from then-Gov. Haley Barbour has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after he killed another man in an exchange of […]

‘Pebbelz Da Model’ sentenced to 7 years in prison in fatal buttocks injection case

February 16, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — An adult entertainer was sentenced in Mississippi Friday to seven years in prison for helping set up an illegal silicone buttocks injection that killed an Atlanta […]

‘Pebbelz Da Model’ found guilty of manslaughter in fatal buttocks injection trial

February 2, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A woman has been found guilty of manslaughter for the illicit silicone buttocks injections that prosecutors say killed a Georgia woman in 2012. Natasha Stewart, of […]