Death row inmate Willie Jerome Manning wins new trial in killing of Starkville women

February 13, 2015 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi death row inmate has won a new trial after the state Supreme Court found police investigators withheld evidence from prosecutors and defense attorneys that […]

New trial ordered for ex-BP engineer, obstruction of justice conviction tossed

June 13, 2014 in Business, News

NEW ORLEANS — A new trial was ordered Thursday for a former BP engineer convicted of deleting text messages related to the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. […]

Mississippi Supreme Court orders new trial for death row inmate Michelle Byrom

March 31, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A death row inmate who prosecutors say recruited her son in a plot to kill her husband will get a new trial, the Mississippi Supreme Court […]

Macon minister gets new trial in statutory rape of 13-year-old

July 11, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A new trial has been ordered for a now 78-year-old minister serving 20 years for the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl.

R.C. Hibbler was convicted in 2005 for having sex with a girl who came over to his house to play with his twin daughters.

Prosecutors previously filed an appeal to reinstate the statutory rape conviction after the State Court of Appeals last fall ordered a new trial in the case. The Supreme Court denied that motion last week.