Murder charges: Mississippi Choctaw man beaten, set on fire

April 30, 2018 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say four Choctaw tribal members beat a fifth Choctaw man to death and burned his body. The information comes from federal murder charges filed against […]

Freeom Summer 50th anniversary commemorations held in Neshoba County

June 22, 2014 in News

PHILADELPHIA, Mississippi (AP) — A week’s worth of events marking the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer — and the murder of three civil rights workers in Neshoba County — were coming to […]

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Edgar Killen appeal in ‘Mississippi burning’ slayings of civil rights workers

November 5, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Edgar Ray Killen, convicted of manslaughter in 2005 for the 1964 slayings of three civil rights […]