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Baton Rouge teacher killed by 18-wheeler while helping after crash on Mississippi highway

A Baton Rouge High music teacher was killed Monday in Mississippi after she stopped on the interstate to help someone whose vehicle had flipped and then was struck by a semi.The Mississippi Highway Patrol said in a news release that the initial crash occurred around 2 p.m. on Interstate 55 south in

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-11-13 19:47:00

Baton Rouge High teacher dies attempting to assist in crash on Mississippi roadway

JACKSON, LA (WAFB) - A beloved Baton Rouge High School teacher died Monday afternoon as she was attempting to assist other motorists involved in a crash on I-55 in Copiah County, Mississippi. A six-wheel truck overturned on the right southbound shoulder of the interstate around 2:15 p.m. Monday, acc

WLBT - 2018-11-13 20:22:08

MISSISSIPPI POLICE SHOOTING: Person dead after officer-involved shooting in Clarksdale, Mississippi

CLARKSDALE, Miss.- MBI agents are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead in Clarksdale, Mississippi.


Racist t-shirt leads to termination for Mississippi nurse

A nurse working in Memphis, Mississippi, was fired from his job after being pictured with a racist shirt on Election Day.


Crash shuts down I-55 in Mississippi County

Initially, just one lane of traffic was blocked, but ASP shut down both lanes as emergency crews worked to remove the vehicles involved in the crash.

KAIT 8 - 2018-11-13 12:49:00

Mississippi Republican won't apologize for 'public hanging' comment, calls backlash 'ridiculous'

Mississippi Republican won't apologize for 'public hanging' comment, calls backlash 'ridiculous'

DAILY KOS - 2018-11-13 20:25:00

Need A Prescription? In Mississippi, You May Have To Be Drug-Tested First

Need A Prescription? In Mississippi, You May Have To Be Drug-Tested First

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2018-11-14 00:24:07

Mississippi State moves up to 21st in latest CFP poll

Following a 24-0 road loss to Alabama, a turn of events for the better occurred in the committee’s latest CFP poll, as the Bulldogs have moved up from 25th to 21st. While the maroon and white faithful had higher expectations, one cannot dispute being a top-25 team. Though Mississippi State was shut


Mississippi Delta Tamales grows from trailer to Meridian store

He had held many jobs, including construction worker and tour bus driver, when his sister broke the news one day that he had a call from the Indianola Police Department.

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-11-13 21:45:25

Mississippi Senator Jokes About Attending A "Public Hanging" And Refuses To Apologize - Essence

Over the weekend, a video of a Republican senator from Mississippi made its rounds on Twitter, sparking outrage. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who was appointed to the Senate by Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant earlier this year, told a crowd on the campaign trail, “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be

ESSENCE - 2018-11-13 00:00:00

Mississippi voters say Cindy Hyde-Smith's 'public hanging' comment won't affect their vote

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Current appointed Mississippi Senator and candidate for re-election, Cindy Hyde-Smith defended her 'public hanging' comment Sunday night. Hyde-Smith was recorded November 2nd at a campaign event saying, "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row." Lamar White


Louisiana high school teacher dies in Mississippi car crash

The patrol says Wood had stopped on Interstate 55 in Copiah County to help the driver of a truck that flipped off the road. Wood, her vehicle, and several other cars were struck by a semitractor-trailer as she was returning to her vehicle. Two people were taken to a hospital with injuries.

KNOE TV8 - 2018-11-13 17:16:00

Democrats Aim for Upset in Mississippi Senate Runoff Election | Breitbart

In the three-way election to complete the remaining two years of Sen. Thad Cochran’s term last Tuesday, Hyde-Smith, who was appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant to the seat in April after Cochran’s resignation, finished infirst place with 41 percent, Espy finished in second place with 40 percent, and State

BREITBART - 2018-11-13 04:34:03

Mississippi senator blasted for ‘public hanging’ joke | Democratic West Virginia state senator plans to run for president

Mississippi senator facing runoff blasted for joke about public hanging:Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, a Mississippi Republican, is drawing flak after a video surfaced showing her praising someone by saying: “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.”

MARKETWATCH - 2018-11-12 14:41:00

Baton Rouge teacher killed after stopping to help at crash scene along Mississippi roadway

According to the Mississippi State Highway Patrol, the crash happened Monday afternoon on I-55 in Copiah County, Mississippi. Officials say 52-year-old Leslie Wood of Baton Rouge had stopped to check on the driver of a truck that had lost control and flipped off the interstate.

WBRZ.COM - 2018-11-13 13:21:00

How a Democrat Could Swipe a Senate Seat in Deep-Red Mississippi

Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith and Democratic challenger Mike Espy are headed for a runoff on November 27. Here's why Espy has a better chance than you might guess.As lawyers for Rick Scott and Bill Nelson beginlitigatingthe resolution of their Senate race in Florida, voters just a few states

YAHOO! - 2018-11-13 00:00:00

Murder suspect in Mississippi trooper shooting released on bond

Troy Anthony Eaton and Trooper Smith CORINTH, Miss. - The suspect charged with capital murder in the shooting of an off-duty Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper has been released from jail. Attorneys for Troy Anthony Eaton, 43, of Rienzi, said their client was released Friday shortly after Tippah Cou

WREG - 2018-11-12 14:00:37

Mississippi Gov. defends Hyde-Smith "public hanging" comment by calling African-American abortion "black genocide"

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant defended Republican Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith for joking that if one of her supporters invited her “to a public hanging,” she’d “be on the front row," Monday afternoon by saying that people should be paying attention to African American abortion rates instead of her w

NEWSWEEK - 2018-11-13 22:57:43

BREAKING News Out Of Mississippi... HOLY HELL!

Jackson, Miss.– Ance Payton, 42, of Jackson, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Tom S. Lee to 79 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for possessing several illegal drugs with the intent to distribute, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special


Diseased deer found in Mississippi

MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries is warning deer hunters that a deer from Pontotoc County, Mississippi, has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).