Mississippi man indicted in federal murder-for-hire case

February 1, 2016 in News, The Buzz

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 35-year-old Mississippi man has been formally charged in a murder-for-hire case. U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite said Saturday that Jeffery Howard, of Nicholson, Miss., was […]

Mississippi Supreme Court denies motion to remove judge in doctor’s murder-for-hire case

December 17, 2013 in News, The Buzz

GREENWOOD, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has again denied a motion from a Greenwood doctor charged in a murder-for-hire case to remove the judge appointed to preside over […]

Trial date set in Greenwood murder-for-hire case

November 30, 2012 in News, Statewide News

A Greenwood doctor and one other man are set to stand trial April 22 in a murder-for-hire plot that prosecutors say unsuccessfully targeted a local attorney.

The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that the trial date was set this month in Leflore County during a preliminary hearing for Dr. Arnold Smith and Cordarious Robinson.

Doctor accused of hiring two men to kill lawyer

May 7, 2012 in News, Police Report, Statewide News, The Buzz, Top Stories

GREENWOOD – (AP) It wasn’t a secret that Dr. Ralph Arnold Smith Jr. was still angry at the attorney who represented his ex-wife during their divorce in the mid-1990s. Now […]

Alleged hitman killed, AG’s agent shot in attorney’s office

May 2, 2012 in Buzz Report, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

GREENWOOD – (AP) Agents from the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office killed an alleged hit-man in a shootout that also wounded an alleged accomplice and an attorney general’s agent. Police Chief […]

Alleged hitman killed, AG’s agent shot in attorney’s office

May 1, 2012 in News, Statewide News, The Buzz, Top Stories

GREENWOOD – (AP) Agents from the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office killed an alleged hit-man in a shootout that also wounded an alleged accomplice and an attorney general’s agent. Police Chief […]