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July 13, 2015 in News

STABBING DEATH-SENTENCE Life sentence hand down in stabbing death of woman   PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) – A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the […]

Clayton Kelly of Pearl to serve more than two years for video of Sen. Thad Cochran’s ailing wife

June 16, 2015 in News, The Buzz

(A) A blogger who pleaded guilty in a conspiracy to breaking into a nursing home and shooting unauthorized video of the ailing wife of a U.S. senator was sentenced Monday […]

Man gets life in prison for murder of Jackson St. professor

May 15, 2015 in News, The Buzz

CANTON, Miss. (AP) – A 22-year-old man accused in the death of a Jackson State University professor has been sentenced to life in prison. The Clarion-Ledger reports (http://on.thec-l.com/1HkwxbL) Melvin Potts […]

Last adult to be sentenced in Mississippi racial assaults

May 8, 2015 in News, The Buzz

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The last of 10 young white adults who repeatedly assaulted black people in Mississippi’s capital city is set for sentencing Friday. […]

John Louis Blalack gets maximum prison term in rundown death of black man

May 1, 2015 in News, The Buzz

(AP) A final pair of sentencings Thursday was supposed to wrap up the long-running federal prosecution into a group of young white men and women whose repeated assaults on African-Americans […]

Former assistant principal sentenced for sexual battery

February 26, 2015 in News, The Buzz

LEXINGTON, Mississippi (AP) — A former assistant principal in Holmes County has been sentenced to serve 20 years in prison for sexual battery of a 10th grade student. George Lomax, […]

Mississippi Judge’s Speech To 3 White Murderers

February 22, 2015 in News, Opinion, The Buzz

The Mississippi Link Newswire What follows is the speech by U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves that he read to the three young white defendants right before he sentenced them for […]

Sentencing for Mississippi man who sent ricin-laced letters to Obama moved to Oxford

May 8, 2014 in News, The Buzz

OXFORD, Mississippi (AP) — The May 14 sentencing for James Everett Dutschke has been moved to Oxford from Aberdeen. The order was filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court clerk’s […]