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Delta man charged in shooting death of ex-girlfriend

GREENWOOD (AP) — A Mississippi man with previous convictions has been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of his former girlfriend. Darriel Gilbert, ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Boy, 13, is 2nd to die after shooting in Canton

(AP) — A 13-year-old boy is the second person to die as a result of gunfire that broke out two days earlier at a Mississippi ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi part of Justice Dept. antitrust case against Google

(AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Voters to decide whether to relocate Confederate monument

(AP) — Voters will have a voice is deciding whether to relocate a Confederate monument that’s outside the Forrest County courthouse. The Hattiesburg American reports ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Ole Miss renaming building for activist turned administrator

(AP) — The University of Mississippi said it’s renaming a campus building to honor a one-time student activist who became a longtime administrator at the ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

10-year-old boy sworn in as Marion police officer

(AP) — Ladarius Spivey has one thing on his mind. “I want to arrest people,” the 10-year-old said after being sworn in as an honorary ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

2 Mississippi lakes being drained so dam can be repaired

(AP) — Two lakes will be drained in a Mississippi state park so a dam can be repaired. The state Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi man pleads not guilty in Sweet Pie’s case

(AP) — A Mississippi man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges alleging he was involved in a murder-for-hire plot that led to the shooting ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Supreme Court halts census in latest twist of 2020 count

(AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the Trump administration can end census field operations early, in a blow to efforts to make ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Authorities: 37 pounds of meth found in driver’s spare tire

(AP) — Law enforcement officers who pulled a driver over for a traffic violation in Mississippi allegedly discovered about 37 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

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