Mississippi coach on trial for molestation

October 12, 2016 in Sports

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) – Jury selection is underway for a teacher-student sex scandal trial involving a basketball coach, accused in the sexual abuse of a student at Hancock […]

USM student charged with sexual battery after incident at frat house

December 16, 2015 in News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — A University of Southern Mississippi student is in custody facing a charge of sexual battery. According to a university news release, 20-year-old Edward Rahaim, a junior […]

Basketball coach in Mississippi pleads guilty to having sex with student

March 23, 2015 in Sports, The Buzz

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The former coach of the Moss Point High School boys basketball team has pleaded guilty to one count of exploitation of a child and two counts […]

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 pastor appeals sexual battery conviction for fondling of a child

September 9, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi pastor is appealing his 2013 conviction and 30-year sentence for the fondling of a child. Larry Gene Singleton, now 72, was convicted in Tate […]

2 U of Miami players arrested on sex charges

July 10, 2014 in News, Sports, The Buzz

MIAMI, Florida (AP) — The University of Miami reacted swiftly Tuesday after sexual battery charges were brought against two of its football players, immediately dismissing both from the Hurricanes team […]

Child sex-crime fugitive from Hancock County surrenders after standoff in Jackson

February 13, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A 43-year-old man was back in custody after fleeing a court hearing in Bay St. Louis to Jackson where he barricaded himself in a house before […]

Former Jackson TV weatherman Eric Law sentenced for sexual battery of 15-year-old girl

November 27, 2013 in News, The Buzz

CANTON, Mississippi (AP) — Former Jackson television meteorologist Eric Law has been sentenced to serve eight years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to one count of sexual battery involving […]