Man Gets 8 Years in Wreck Death
A 24-year-old Lowndes County man has been sentenced to eight years for the death of his friend in a fatal accident more than two years ago.
Purvis man faces murder charge
A 36-year-old Purvis man has been charged with murder and first-degree arson following a fatal house fire Monday night.
2 wounded in shooting at service station
A Picayune police officer is on administrative leave pending an investigation into the shooting of two men at a local service station.
Memphis man found guilty of assaulting officer
A Memphis, Tenn., man faces up to 30 years in prison after his conviction in DeSoto County of assaulting a Southaven police officer.
Family demands answers in candidate's death
Relatives of a slain Mississippi mayoral candidate are renewing their push for a federal investigation.
Scott Co. toddler's death rule homicide
Scott County authorities say the death of a 3-year-old girl has been ruled a homicide and a woman is charged with capital murder.
Inmate urges gov, court to block planned execution
A Mississippi inmate sat Monday in a state prison holding cell at Parchman, awaiting word on his plea for the governor or the state Supreme Court to stop his execution scheduled this week.
More than 20 arrested in Hancock drug bust
An undercover investigation dubbed Operation May Day has resulted in Hancock County narcotics agents identifying 29 drugs suspects, with 23 of the those suspects taken into custody.
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.
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