Man accused in hit-and-run of Vicksburg child dies
A 49-year-old Vicksburg man accused of hitting a child while driving drunk and leaving the scene has died.
Poison-letters suspect faces detention hearing
The first time James Everett Dutshcke's name came up in court regarding ricin-laced letters sent to President Barack Obama and others, he wasn't the man charged in the case. And it was a defense lawyer for the first man to fall under suspicion, not the government, pointing the finger at Dutschke.
Lawyer: Former ricin suspect's home is unlivable
A Mississippi man's house is uninhabitable after investigators searched it but failed to find evidence of the deadly poison ricin, a lawyer said Monday, arguing that the government should repair the home.
Man named in poison letters case goes into hiding
A Mississippi man whose home was searched in the investigation of poisoned letters sent to the president and others has apparently gone into hiding, but his attorney said he is cooperating and the FBI knows how to get in touch with him.
Fire out hours after fuel barges explode in Ala.
Firefighters on Thursday extinguished a huge blaze that erupted hours earlier when two fuel barges exploded in Mobile, Ala., leaving three people with critical burns and forcing the evacuation of crew from a nearby cruise ship.
Parent: Jackson middle school teacher hit student
The Jackson school district is investigating a report that a middle school teacher punched an eighth-grade student before dragging the boy from the classroom.
$1.1M forfeited by ex-official returned to FEMA
More than $1.1 million in stolen taxpayer money has been returned to FEMA in a forfeiture order against former Hancock County Road Manager Roger Joe Ladner of Kiln.
Man gets 30 years for crimes in 2011 deaths
A Kiln man has pleaded guilty to his role in disposing of a body, a car, and a murder weapon in a 2011 double murder.
2 men killed in crash south of Natchez
Authorities say 2 men died in a two-vehicle crash south of Natchez.
Man pleads guilty to manslaughter, assault
Anthony Williams pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of manslaughter and one count of aggravated assault during his murder trial.
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