Las Vegas spoils Mo’ne’s night, beats Philly 8-1

August 21, 2014 in Sports

By JOHN KEKIS SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mo’ne Davis didn’t have her best stuff when she and her Philadelphia teammates needed it most, and Las Vegas took advantage. Dallan Cave […]

Digging out: Extreme cold grips snowy Northeast

January 3, 2014 in News

By RODRIQUE NGOWI and MICHELLE R. SMITH The Associated Press Homeowners and motorists dug out across the white-blanketed Northeast on Friday as extreme cold ushered in by the storm threatened fingers and toes […]

Philadelphia man convicted in DUI deaths of 6, including five children

September 26, 2013 in News, Top Stories

OXFORD, Mississippi (AP) — A Philadelphia man will serve 75 years in prison after being convicted of six counts of DUI/manslaughter in the deaths of his five children and an adult family friend last year.

Prosecutors said Duane John Sr., 34, was sentenced Wednesday by Circuit Judge Marcus Gordon to 15 years on each count to run consecutively for a total 90 years. Fifteen years were suspended leaving 75 to serve…

Award-winning producer headlines civil rights conference

June 18, 2012 in Education, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

By Monica Land PHILADELPHIA, Ms. – Award-winning producer Joan Sadoff, of “Standing on My Sister’s Shoulders” is the first to admit that she didn’t march during the civil rights movement. […]

3-year-old dies after being left in car

June 13, 2012 in News, Statewide News

PHILADELPHIA – (AP) Philadelphia police said a 3-year-old child died Monday of heat exposure after being left in a car. Police Chief Richard Sistrunk said autopsy results came in Tuesday […]

Choctaw Transit: Driving Opportunity

May 7, 2012 in Business, Health, News, Statewide News

Special to The Mississippi Link JACKSON – Whether it’s getting a commuter to work, an elderly resident to a doctor’s visit, or a young child to the Boys and Girls […]