From The Mississippi Link Newswire
A death row inmate convicted of killing two college students in December 1992 has been issued a stay of execution after his attorneys raised doubts as to what they call ‘new evidence.’
Willie Jerome “Fly” Manning had been scheduled to die by lethal injection on Tuesday, May 7 at 6 p.m. But just before 2 p.m., Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner (MDOC) Christopher Epps told a room of people waiting to witness the execution that Manning had been granted a stay by the Mississippi Supreme Court.
Manning was convicted for the brutal murders of Mississippi State University Students Tiffany Miller and Jon Steckler in Oktibbeha County. […]
A woman who fled to Texas to avoid prosecution has been returned to Mississippi and now faces charges of exploitation for stealing from the elderly and the vulnerable.
Janice Mohorn-Caines, 52, previously of Brandon, arrived at the Rankin County Jail on March 12 after waiving extradition and being transported from Round Rock, Tex. She had been picked up there on outstanding Mississippi warrants on Monday, March 11. […]
While shelters are filling up in Hancock County, emergency management officials in Harrison and Jackson counties have ordered a mandatory evacuation.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm’s center – with winds near 80 mph – reached land at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday in Plaquemines Parish, about 90 miles southeast of New Orleans.