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{FD} Emmett Till historical marker in Mississippi vandalized

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A civil rights historical marker in Mississippi showing information about Emmett Till was vandalized, a public relations official said Monday Continue reading

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{FD} Tropical Storm Cindy turns deadly: 10-year-old Alabama boy killed

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The area from the Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas are monitoring slow-moving Tropical Storm Cindy, and is responsible for one death in Fort Morgan, Ala. Continue reading

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{FD} Tropical Storm Cindy creeps toward northern Gulf Coast; flood warnings issued

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The area from the Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas are monitoring slow-moving Tropical Storm Cindy, which the National Weather Service said posed a threat of “life-threatening flash flooding.” Continue reading

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{FD} Mississippi boy, 9, shot while sleeping in backseat of mother’s car

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A 9-year-old boy shot in the head through a car window is alive but in critical condition in Jackson, Mississippi, local media report. Continue reading

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{FD} Headless body, severed head found in Mississippi; police eye link

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Mississippi police are investigating the discovery of a young man’s severed head and a burned headless body in separate locations, according to reports. Continue reading

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{FD} Mississippi girl helps deliver baby brother

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A Mississippi 12-year-old helped deliver her newborn brother. Continue reading

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{FD} Mississippi, Alabama authorities hunt escaped inmates; 1 captured

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Police in Mississippi say one of three escaped inmates has been captured just across the state line in Alabama. Continue reading

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{FD} Mississippi shooting spree suspect denied bond during initial court appearance

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The man accused of killing eight people including a deputy sheriff during a shooting spree in a rural Mississippi town appeared before a judge on Tuesday, officials confirmed to Fox News. Continue reading

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{FD} Mississippi shooting spree suspect released from hospital, awaiting court appearance

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The man accused of killing eight people including a deputy sheriff during a shooting spree in a rural Mississippi town is now awaiting an initial court appearance. Continue reading

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{FD} Mississippi shooting: Relative ‘devastated’ after rampage leaves 8 dead

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Head in hands, his voice strained, Vincent Mitchell sat outside his little yellow home and tried to make sense of how a family dispute led to a rampage that killed eight people, including the deputy who tried to keep them safe. Continue reading

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{FD} Mississippi shooting: 8 dead, including deputy; suspect says ‘I ain’t fit to live’

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An argument between a Mississippi man, his estranged wife and her family over custody of the couple’s children ended in a shooting that killed eight people, including a deputy sheriff. Continue reading

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{FD} Mississippi shooting: 8 dead, including deputy sheriff; suspect in custody

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A Mississippi deputy sheriff was among eight people shot and killed Saturday and a suspect in the murders is in custody, the Daily Leader reports. Continue reading

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{FD} Mississippi nurse arrested for alleged opioid embezzlement

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A registered nurse who works at a Jackson, Mississippi metro area hospital has been arrested and charged with the embezzlement of drugs. Continue reading

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{FD} Kingston Frazier case: 1 of 3 suspects in Mississippi boy’s murder could face death penalty

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Three teenagers faced a judge today for the alleged killing of 6-year-old boy in Mississippi. Continue reading

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{FD} Teen charged in death says 19-year-old shot Mississippi boy

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A Mississippi teenager charged with murder in the death of a 6-year-old told investigators that the boy was actually shot by another of the three teen suspects, according to an investigator’s sworn statement. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman attacked by camel at Jefferson Davis’ last home, lawsuit says

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A Florida woman claims a camel at the last home of Confederate president Jefferson Davis attacked her at the Mississippi tourist attraction in 2015. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman claims she was attacked by camel at Jefferson Davis home

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A Florida woman claims a camel at the last home of Confederate president Jefferson Davis attacked her at the Mississippi tourist attraction in 2015. Continue reading

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{FD} Sheriff sued over race inequality: Officers do jobs ‘fairly’

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A white Mississippi sheriff who is being sued over allegations that his department violates African-Americans’ constitutional rights says he and his deputies do their jobs “fairly and diligently.” Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker issued a statement … Continue reading

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{FD} 7,000 bodies from mental institution believed buried on Mississippi campus

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At least 7,000 bodies could be buried on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus, officials have estimated. Continue reading

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{FD} Alex Deaton indicted on multiple charges in murder, multi-state manhunt

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A murder suspect who led police on a nationwide manhunt is facing more jail time in connection with the death of his ex-girlfriend. Continue reading

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{FD} Multi-state crime suspect indicted for murder in Mississippi

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A grand jury has indicted a man accused of leaving a trail of dead and wounded people and stolen cars in Mississippi, New Mexico and Kansas. Continue reading

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{FD} Mississippi woman guilty for role in killing of 2 officers

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A Mississippi woman has been convicted for helping a man who was accused of killing two police officers in 2015. Continue reading

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{FD} Funeral home denies refusing gay man’s cremation

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A south Mississippi funeral home went back on an agreement to cremate an 86-year-old man after he died and paperwork showed he was gay, according to a lawsuit in state court. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida boy among 5 students hit by car has died

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A Florida sheriff’s deputy was sleeping Thursday afternoon when his 11-year-old daughter called and asked him to pick her up at her school bus stop. Continue reading

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{FD} Mississippi authorities arrest suspect in 1976 Texas slaying

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Mississippi authorities have arrested a man wanted in a 1976 slaying in Texas. Continue reading

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{FD} Couple finds out they are biological twins during IVF treatment

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A married couple who struggled to conceive only discovered they were twins when they went through IVF. Continue reading

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{FD} Historic Civil War-era home in Mississippi vandalized

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Vandals have ransacked a nearly 200-year-old Civil War-era home. Continue reading

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{FD} 5 high school students arrested in alleged gang rape

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Five Mississippi high school students have been arrested, accused in an alleged gang rape of another juvenile. Continue reading

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{FD} Civil War era house vandalized

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A Civil War-era house in Mississippi where Ulysses S. Continue reading

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{FD} Bacon bust: 4 charged with illegally selling wild hogs

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Ever heard of a hog-dog rodeo? The attraction, and hog hunting, are popular activities in Mississippi and Louisiana — and apparently lucrative ones as well. Continue reading

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{FD} Southeast storms: Fifth person reported dead as severe weather moves east

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A powerful storm system that killed four people across the country continued to threaten the Southeast on Monday as it brought strong winds and heavy rains to the region. Continue reading

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{FD} Woman dies in Mississippi storm during 911 call

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A Mississippi woman who desperately tried to direct rescuers to her sinking vehicle after it skidded into a rain-swollen creek Monday was among four people killed in storms across the South. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Woman dies in Mississippi storm during 911 call

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The Latest on severe weather in the Southern United States (all times local): 9:03 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Authorities: Officer shoots self after admitting molestation

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Police in northeast Mississippi say an officer committed suicide after admitting he molested a teenager. Continue reading

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{FD} Mississippi small plane crash kills pilot and passenger

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating a small plane crash in northeast Mississippi. Continue reading

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{FD} Journalist Wilson ‘Bill’ Minor dies; covered civil rights

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Wilson F. Continue reading

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{FD} Man killed in shootout after fleeing officers in Mississippi

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A man was shot to death after fleeing during a traffic stop and leading officers on a high-speed chase that ended in gunfire in eastern Mississippi. Continue reading

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{FD} Driver faces new charges in firefighters’ hit-and-run deaths

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A driver accused of killing two volunteer firefighters in a hit-and-run in southern Mississippi is facing additional charges and a $3 million bond. Continue reading

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{FD} Officials: Texas fugitive dead after pursuit in Mississippi

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Authorities say a man wanted for a double homicide in Texas is dead after a pursuit in Mississippi. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Dreamer’ Daniela Vargas released from detention center, lawyers say

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The law firm said the terms of the Order of Supervision were still unknown. Continue reading

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{FD} Arrested ‘dreamer’ Daniela Vargas to be released, lawyers say

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The law firm said the terms of the Order of Supervision were still unknown. Continue reading

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{FD} Deadly Mississippi bus-train wreck puts railroad crossing under scrutiny

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The site of a train-tour bus crash that killed four people in Mississippi has a troubling history of accidents, including two this year, local and federal officials said Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Details of deadly bus-train crash in Mississippi emerge

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The train that slammed into a bus filled with passengers heading to Gulf Coast casinos “just kept coming and coming,” according to a man who survived the crash in Mississippi. Continue reading

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{FD} Three dead, dozens injured after train hits charter bus in Mississippi

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Three people were killed and dozens injured after a train hit a charter bus Tuesday in Biloxi, Mississippi, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} 4 killed, dozens injured after train hits charter bus in Mississippi

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Four people were killed and dozens injured after a train hit a charter bus Tuesday in Biloxi, Mississippi, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} At least 4 dead, dozens injured after train hits charter bus in Mississippi

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At least four people were killed and dozens injured after a train hit a charter bus Tuesday in Biloxi, Mississippi, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} At least 3 dead after train hits charter bus in Mississippi

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At least three people were killed after a train hit a charter bus Tuesday in Biloxi, Mississippi, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Mississippi bill would allow use of gas chamber, electrocution for execution

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The Mississippi Senate has voted to add gas chamber and electrocution as execution options in case courts block the state from obtaining lethal injection drugs. Continue reading

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{FD} Murder suspect Alex Deaton caught after multi-state manhunt

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A fugitive wanted in connection with two killings in Mississippi and a string of shootings was finally caught in Kansas Wednesday after he jumped across state lines to stay one step ahead of the law. Continue reading

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{FD} Manhunt launched for Mississippi man eyed in 2 killings

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A nationwide manhunt was under way Monday for a man linked to two killings and an additional shooting in Mississippi, amid reports he’s since crossed state lines. Continue reading

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