2 men sought after elderly Vicksburg woman robbed, raped during home invasion

September 21, 2015 in News, The Buzz

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say they are looking for two men who allegedly raped a 72-year-old woman and stole cash from her after kicking in the door of her […]

Three teens charged with felony after shooting windows of more than 50 vehicles

August 17, 2015 in News, The Buzz

VICKSBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Two 19-year-olds and a 17-year-old have been arrested for allegedly shooting the windows of more than 50 vehicles in Warren County. WAPT-TV reports that vandals armed with […]

Hometown eager to celebrate Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler

February 20, 2015 in Sports

By DAVID BRANDT VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — The day before the Super Bowl that would change Malcolm Butler’s life, he posted a picture of the Vicksburg city seal on his Facebook […]

Around Mississippi: Lafayette County repeals gun ban on armed civilians in courthouses

July 24, 2014 in News, The Buzz

The Associated Press Here are some news and notes around Mississippi this morning: — In Oxford, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors has repealed a local ban on armed civilians […]

Former Republican Bill Marcy running as Democrat in U.S. Senate race in Mississippi

January 13, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Bill Marcy says he’s changing party labels, but not beliefs, to run as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate in Mississippi this year. The Vicksburg resident […]

Former Vicksburg mayor Paul Winfield to report to prison for bribery

December 30, 2013 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Paul Winfield seemed like a man on the rise, a young attorney who unseated a two-term incumbent when he was elected in 2009 as mayor of […]

2 men missing after boating accident

June 5, 2012 in News, Statewide News, The Buzz

News Briefs From Across The State By Monica Land One survivor found clinging to boat Authorities are looking for two men missing after a boating accident on Long Lake near […]

US honors black federal law officer killed in 1883

May 17, 2012 in News, Statewide News

WASHINGTON – (AP) William Henderson Foote was a black federal law enforcement official in America’s Deep South at a time of heightened racial tensions, tasked with collecting liquor tax revenue […]