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Mississippi police shoot, kill man while serving arrest warrant at wrong home

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Mississippi police officers shot a mechanic to death Sunday after the cops served an arrest warrant at the wrong residence, according to multiple media reports. Continue reading

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Walmart employee walks hand in hand with blind customer in viral photo

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A Mississippi woman’s Facebook post about a Walmart employee’s inspiring act of kindness has gone viral. Continue reading

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Police: Boxer who beat girl, 3, to death wanted to teach her ‘this was a tough world’

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A Mississippi man who fatally beat a 3-year-old girl because she couldn’t correctly answer questions about numbers told investigators that “this was a tough world and she had to be tough if she wanted to survive,” Meridian Police Chief Benny Dubose sai… Continue reading

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Marine aircraft disaster: 15 Marines, 1 sailor killed in Mississippi crash

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The FBI on Tuesday continued to investigate the deaths of 15 Marines and one sailor who were killed when their U.S. military plane spiraled out of the sky and into a Mississippi field on Monday. Continue reading

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Marine aircraft disaster: 15 Marines, 1 Navy Corpsman killed in Mississippi crash

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The FBI on Tuesday continued to investigate the deaths of 15 Marines and one Navy Corpsman who were killed when their U.S. military plane spiraled out of the sky and into a Mississippi field on Monday. Continue reading

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Massive cross with crown of thorns towers over Mississippi interstate

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A huge cross installed this week, one of the tallest in the country, is drawing people together I-55 in Batesville, Mississippi. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Journalist Wilson ‘Bill’ Minor dies; covered civil rights

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Wilson F. Continue reading

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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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