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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

Monroe County S.O. Seeks Person of Interest - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department identifies aShadrick Wareperson of interest in a string of break-ins in the county.- Advertisement -Now they’re asking for the public’s help to find him.Investigators are looking for Shadrick Ware in connection with the crimes.His

WCBI.COM - 2018-09-17 20:41:48

City of Tupelo set to demolish apartment complex

Some, like Ward Seven Councilman Willie Jennings, see the effort as hurting low-income and minority residents in particular.

WTVA.COM - 2018-09-17 23:08:00

Amory police make separate arrests

On Sept. 12, Britnie E Jeter, 22, of Nettleton was arrested by the Amory Police Department following a traffic stop. She was charged with possession of methamphetamine and cocaine. Her bond was revoked due to Jeter already being out on a felony bond. Jeter is being housed at the Monroe County Detent

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-09-17 15:41:00

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

THEGRIO - 2018-09-16 23:14:14

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

After experiencing an Ole Miss football game for the first time, I get it now

OXFORD, Miss. —Somewhere between the pickle martini at Bouré and the 10th Hoddy Toddy chant I witnessed in The Grove, it hit me.

SATURDAYDOWNSOUTH.COM - 2018-09-18 08:30:23

'Pop with a Cop' in Tupelo

Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate.tupelo police held a get together this afternoon to meet those in the community. the department held it's "pop with a cop" at the busy lad rent-all on mcc

WTVA.COM - 2018-09-18 04:52:10

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

Demolition Discussion in City of Tupelo +

happening now, tupelo city leaders are expected to discuss the future of presidents gates apartment complex . wtva's wayne hereford joins us live from city hall with more. the city of tupelo has plans to demolish the presidents gates apartment complex. the city bought the apartment s back in january

WTVA.COM - 2018-09-18 01:06:53

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

Woman crashes into creek in Chickasaw County

CHICKASAW COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Investigators in Chickasaw County are working to figure out what caused a woman to crash into a creek Sunday afternoon.Chickasaw County Sheriff Jim Meyers says it happened on County Road 52 near Houlka Creek.

WTVA.COM - 2018-09-16 20:22:00

Mississippi law enforcement agency says it will no longer buy Nike brand following Kaepernick ad

“As commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, I will not support vendors who do not support law enforcement and our military,” Commissioner Marshall Fisher toldThe Associated Press.


A Tupelo Women Surrounded By Community Love After Major Procedure - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

“She was diagnosed with a lung disease at the age of thirteen called Sarcadosis. And so she was pretty much good from thirteen to thirty eight. Then, another lung disease came about called Polymitosis Scardoma, and so she had to have a double lung transplant and that’s basically it,” said Pearson.


Safety check prompts drug arrest

A complaint about traffic late a night on a county road has led to a traffic stop and drug bust.The Chickasaw County Sheriff Department had been receiving complaints on the amount of traffic late at night on CR 140 and Saturday, Sept. 1, deputies with the Chickasaw Sheriff Department were conducting


Special teams lead Oxford over Pontotoc

PONTOTOC – For the second straight game, Oxford’s special teams dominated the gridiron.The unit forced a 27-point swing in the game as Oxford defeated Pontotoc 31-12 in the Chargers’ final non-division game.The Oxford offense scored three touchdowns following Pontotoc's special teams miscues. To add


Dennis Seid: Hey! City! Leave them food trucks alone

I have a pretty good idea of how food trucks felt after they found out that not only has the city resurrected talk of a food truck ordinance, it could be a draconian monster everyone feared and loathed. So, with apologies to Pink Floyd, get the song in your head and think about this to the tune of “


Buddy Randall Cox Mississippi father strikes 2 year old baby

Pictured, Gulfport, Mississippi man, Buddy Randall Cox. Photo via Harrison County Jail.


Mississippi Senate Candidate Tells Black People to 'Stop Begging' For Scraps

The black-hating, neo-Confederate Republican called "Roy Moore Lite" seeking to become the next Senator from the State of Mississippi visited MSNBC on Friday and in just under 2 minutes, managed to defend the Confederate flag, explain how rap music turns black people into murderers and told African


Food truck owners uneasy with proposed regulations

Dill sometimes parks on Main Street in front of Fairpark. He said relocating to the Troy Street side of Fairpark, in front of City Hall, would mean a loss in visibility that will likely impact his bottom line.