Cosby spokesman: Deadlock shows jury has doubts

June 15, 2017 in News, Top Stories

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) – The Latest on the sexual assault trial of Bill Cosby (all times local): Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; judge says keep deliberating 1:15 p.m. Bill Cosby’s […]

Witnesses recount drug raid during trial of Hinds County DA

January 2, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Witnesses in the case against Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith recounted for jurors how a raid led to charges of marijuana possession against Christopher […]

Hinds County district attorney’s trial taking 4-day weekend

December 23, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jurors hearing the case against Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith will get a four-day Christmas weekend. The Clarion-Ledger reports (http://bit.ly/2h5RdZX ) that Judge Larry […]

Hinds district attorney trial set on hindering prosecution

December 19, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The district attorney in Mississippi’s largest county will find himself the defendant and not the prosecutor in court Monday. Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith […]

Judge sets Sept. 15 trial date for Mississippi election challenge of Chris McDaniel

August 22, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A trial is set to begin Sept. 15 for a lawsuit that seeks to undo a Republican runoff victory by Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran. Retired Chancellor […]

Expert: Ga. woman died from past buttocks injections, not referral from defendant Pebbelz Da Model

January 29, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A defense expert testified Tuesday that a Georgia woman died from previous unlicensed cosmetic injections in her buttocks, not the ones at the center of a […]

Trial for ‘Pebbelz Da Model’ begins Monday in fatal buttocks injection case

January 27, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The trial of a woman charged with helping arrange the unlicensed buttocks injections that prosecutors say killed a Georgia woman in 2012 is scheduled to begin […]

Snapshots of bluesman Robert Johnson lead to family tug-of-war headed to Mississippi Supreme Court

September 13, 2013 in Entertainment, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Only two photographs of bluesman Robert Johnson — said to have sold his soul to the devil for his guitar talent — are known to exist.

One, known as the “studio portrait,” was made for Johnson by Hooks Brothers Studios in Memphis, Tenn. The other, referred to as “the dime store portrait” or “the photo booth self-portrait,” was taken by Johnson himself.

Johnson’s heirs have been fighting over those photos — and his music — for nearly two decades…