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Woman from Mississippi found dead at truck stop in New Orleans

The store manager, who did not want to be identified, says she received a call from a dispatcher, asking them to conduct a welfare check. They discovered the doors were locked.

WWL-TV - 2018-09-18 03:38:50

Kaepernick Catastrophe Has Mississippi Police Nuking Nike

Now, as the controversy continues to gain steam,Mississippi police are leaping into the frayas well with a powerful move.

CONSTITUTION.COM - 2018-09-18 16:06:03

How One Woman Is Trying To Save Mississippi Through The Power Of Vegetables

Cindy Ayers Elliott is probably not the first person to have a life-altering epiphany after hearing Michelle Obama speak. For Ayers Elliott, the aha moment came around 2010 at a conference she attended in Washington where Obama spoke aboutLet’s Move!, her healthy foods initiative. Ayers Elliott had

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-09-18 11:13:17

Mississippi man in wheelchair charged in shooting death of mom, grandma and sister!

A Mississippi man in a wheelchair was arrested Sunday after his mother, grandmother and sister were found shot to death at a home, police said. Maurice Forte, 22, was...

JOY105.COM - 2018-09-18 00:00:00

Four women wanted for stealing iPads, laptops from store

The suspects walked off with more than $5,000 in iPads and laptops, and caused over $3,000 in damages.

WBRZ.COM - 2018-09-17 08:50:00

Mississippi Senate Candidate Says Black People Should Stop 'Begging for Federal Government Scraps'

He participated in a panel discussion at the University of Mississippi in Oxford on Friday for a segment of the show. Eddie S. Glaude Jr., chairman of the African-American Studies Department at Princeton University, was also a panelist and questioned the candidate's commitment to the Black community

DIVERSITYINC - 2018-09-17 16:27:24

One dead, Two hurt in Natchez shooting

NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV)--One person is dead in Natchez. Chief Walter Armstrong saysthe shooting happened on Watts Avenue around 3:30 p.m. He says two others were also shot. One was released from the hospital. The other person is still there. He says the shots were fired in retaliation to a shooting in


McDaniel: Most misconduct allegations “absolutely fabricated”

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - In an interview that aired Monday on American Family Radio, Chris McDaniel said when it comes to allegations made against high profile political candidates, “99% of the time are just absolutely fabricated.” McDaniel made that comment on Focal Point, a program hosted by Bryan Fisc

WLOX - 2018-09-18 16:59:00

Former Louisiana State Police cadet accused of sending lewd photos

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -A former Louisiana State Police cadet and has been arrested for allegedly attempting to black mail a former coworker by sending lewd photographs, according to the Louisiana State Police.Jimmy M. Kassis, 26, of Thibodaux, was arrested on September 14 on charges of non-consensu

WAFB.COM - 2018-09-17 16:15:00

Mississippi's Department of Public Safety Refuses to Buy Nike Products Following Kaepernick Ad

Mississippi Department of Public Safety Commissioner Marshall Fisher (left) joins a long line of public officials who have decried Nike for making former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick the face of its 30th anniversary “Just Do It” ad campaign. (Photo credits: Clarion Ledger, left;

ATLANTA BLACKSTAR - 2018-09-17 17:35:32

3 Natchez men shot Saturday; 1 dead, others hospitalized

Three young men were shot in Natchez Saturday at approximately 3:30 p.m., leaving one dead and two under care at Merritt Hospital, said Natchez Police Chief Walter Armstrong.


Mississippi man kills his family in Jackson home

When they arrived on scene, they found a man in a wheelchair just outside the home, and a firearm was near him.

FOX8LIVE.COM - 2018-09-17 00:18:00

Police suspect same person killed 1, hurt 2 in 3 shootings

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ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-09-17 17:56:09

Mississippi US senate candidate wants Blacks to stop 'begging' for scraps

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel casts his ballot at the George Harrison Building on June 24, 2014 in Ellisville, Mississippi. Tea Party-backed republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Mississippi State Sen Chris McDaniel is battling against incumbent U.S. Sen


Mississippi State Police Agency Will No Longer Buy Nike Over Kaepernick Campaign

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s state police agency says it will no longer buy Nike products, with Public Safety Commissioner Marshall Fisher saying he won’t spend money with “vendors who do not support law enforcement and our military.”


Man arrested Saturday for firing AR-15-style rifle in apartment complex

By GENE COLEMANThe Natchez DemocratNATCHEZ — On Saturday night, Police made their first arrest under a recently enacted stiffer law against discharging a firearm within city limits, in this case an AR-15-style rifle.


Natchez falls to Jeff Davis County 27-0

NATCHEZ — Natchez High School head coach Roy Rigsby had to be concerned about facing the wrong opponent in which his team would not be able come back and win after getting off to a slow start.His worst fears came true Friday night as the defending MHSAA Class 3A state champion Jefferson Davis County


Two new cases of West Nile Virus reported in Mississippi

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Two new cases of West Nile Virus have been reported in Mississippi, bring the state’s total to 33 so far this year.

WLBT - 2018-09-17 16:53:00

Paul Finebaum ‘favoring’ one team in upcoming Mississippi State-Kentucky matchup

Mississippi State has beaten cross-divisional rival Kentucky in eight of the last nine years, but despite that history, ESPN personality Paul Finebaum isn’t convinced the Bulldogs will win this season.

SATURDAYDOWNSOUTH.COM - 2018-09-17 09:50:34

City to give away former hospital for use as apartments

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A southwest Mississippi city will hand over a former hospital building to be used as senior apartments.The Natchez Democratreports aldermen approved the no-cost transfer on a 4-2 vote this week, overcoming concerns from some residents about how the building will be used.