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Expert on Death of 17-Year-Old: 'Castle Doctrine' Needs Danger Threat

Yesterday, outside a business near the Henley-Young Juvenile Justice Center, a white employee shot a young black man who was allegedly breaking into a vehicle in the parking lot.

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Frustration Continues over City Furloughs

Standing in the sweltering July heat, city workers, union organizers and their interns gathered this morning on the steps of Jackson City Hall to speak out once again about the ...

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Crystal James

Jackson native Crystal James is the winner of the 2016 Miss Black Mississippi Scholarship Pageant. James, 22, was crowned Miss Black Mississippi in Tupelo on September 2015.

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White Male Shoots Black Minor for Breaking into Car Near Juvenile Detention Center

A white employee of Performance Oil Equipment shot and killed a black minor during an attempted car theft around noon Thursday, police say.

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UPDATED: ADF to Defend Bryant in HB 1523 Appeal, Emails Reveal Outside Groups' Influence

In a court filing Wednesday, Roberta Kaplan, one of the lawyers representing plaintiffs in the case that made the "Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act" unconstitutional, revealed numerous emails ...

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Attorney: Reddix Alleged Bribery a 'Shakedown'

On July 19, Dr. Carl Reddix pleaded not guilty to seven counts of bribery, appearing in front of U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Ball for the first time in the latest ...

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'Demon Chipmunk' Case Goes Before Mississippi High Court

The Mississippi Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on a petition Rep. Jay Hughes, D-Oxford, filed during the 2016 legislative session, alleging that speed-reading bills in the House of Representatives violates ...

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Jackson Doctor Indicted in Epps-Related Bribery Case

Dr. Carl Reddix, 57, of Jackson, was charged today with paying bribes and kickbacks to former Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) Commissioner Christopher B. Epps in exchange for receiving contracts ...

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Erin Shirley Orey

Erin Shirley Orey serves others not for monetary gain or personal accolades, but because she recognizes a need.

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City May Lease More Buses

The Jackson City Council deliberated handing the mayor the authority to terminate the contract with the company that maintains the JATRAN fleet during its last regular meeting on July 12, ...

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City Prodding State on ‘Bandos’

The City of Jackson took steps last week to prod Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann's office to include some of the more than 3,000 properties under its control to the ...

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State Leaders Promise Budget, Tax Reform

State leaders made good on their promise to form working groups to study not only the state's tax structure but also investigate state-agency spending last week.

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Synarus Green: I’m ‘Ready to Serve’ District 72

Synarus Green is no stranger to politics. He has worked government jobs in Jackson, Hattiesburg and Washington, D.C., and has decided to run for the now-vacant District 72 seat in ...

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Court May Decide if Judge Can Bar District Attorney from Duties

It is up to the highest court in Mississippi to decide whether Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith will be able to continue the duties of his position while ...

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Smokey Blues Bar-B-Q, Fischer Galleries and Earth Walk Shoes

Charles Mosley, owner of Smokey Blues Bar-B-Q (2603 Highway 80 W.), opened his restaurant inside the former location of Sonny's Barbecue on June 27.

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DA Smith Asks High Court for Reinstatement

Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shueler Smith filed a motion for the Mississippi Supreme Court to overturn an order barring him from participating in any of the duties of his ...

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GOP Convention Features Haley Barbour, Roger Wicker Speeches Today

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker and former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour are set to speak today at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Resident, City Celebrate Rehabbed 'Gateway' Home in West Jackson

Mayor Tony Yarber explained that the Gateway project, with a $4.1-million total budget, was an effort between the City of Jackson Department of Housing and Community Development, the U.S. Department ...

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Jackie Sherrill

In the history of Mississippi State University football, one coach has coached, won and lost the most games: Jackie Sherrill, who led the Bulldogs from 1991 to 2003.


Local Gulen-Inspired 'Dialogue Institute' Addresses 'Ongoing Situation in Turkey,' Denounces Coup

The Dialogue Institute SW is a part of a larger network of organizations inspired by the teachings of Fethullah Gülen, who is accused of being connected to the attempted coup ...


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