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Fraternity Shuts Ole Miss Branch After Noose Tying

The University of Mississippi announced Thursday that the national office of Sigma Phi Epsilon, based in Richmond, Va., had closed its Ole Miss chapter.

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Neighbors Saving Precinct 1

The Jackson Police Department has taken some heavy blows in recent conversations concerning Jackson—even as crime in the city has been on a steady decline over the last three years, ...

Crime

Supremacist Faces Murder Charges in Kansas Deaths

The white supremacist charged in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City made his first court appearance Tuesday.

Crime

Official IDs Supremacist as Kansas Attacks Suspect

The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux ...

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Police Seek Answers After 7 Dead Babies Found

Police in Utah are questioning a mother and family members about the killings of seven babies whose bodies were found stuffed in cardboard boxes in a garage.

Crime

Sentencing Date Set in Miss. Poisoned Letters Case

A federal judge has set a May 14 sentencing date for a Mississippi man who pleaded guilty to making ricin and sending letters dusted with the poison to President Barack ...

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A Blank Look, Followed by Bloodshed at High School

Alex Hribal was charged Wednesday night with four counts of attempted homicide and 21 counts of aggravated assault and jailed without bail. Authorities said he would be prosecuted as an ...

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Millsaps, Tougaloo Release Joint Statement Against SB 2681

The Rev. Loye B. Ashton, a religious-studies professor at Millsaps College, sent a joint letter against SB 2681 this morning from Millsaps and Tougaloo colleges. Following is his email explaining ...

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Supervisors Award $650K Contact for Health Care

Jackson County supervisors have hired a private company to handle medical, mental health and dental care for inmates at the jail.

City & County

Four Suspects Charged in Aggravated Assault Case

Saturday, Jackson Police officers responded to a shooting on Mosley Avenue near Stillwood Drive.

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Stokes: Hinds Jail a 'Public Safety Nightmare'

Markuieze Bennett, 21, should have been in court April 8, standing trial for strong armed robbery. The odds a jury would have found him innocent were good.

Crime

Woman Faces Up to 76 Years in Meth Case

Warren County prosecutors say a Bolton woman faces up to 76 years in prison after being convicted Tuesday on methamphetamine charges.

Crime

Judge Tosses Murder Charge in Stillborn Death Case

A murder charge against Mississippi woman has been dismissed by Lowndes County Circuit Judge Jim Kitchens. Rennie Gibbs, now 24, was charged with murder for her alleged role in the ...

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SB2681: A Sinister and Heinous Attempt to Unseparate Church and State

On its surface, Religious Freedom Restoration Act appears to harmlessly promote an individual's religious right. But similar to an iceberg, the body of the bill is latent through a form ...

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Fort Hood Army Base Site of Another Deadly Shooting; 3 Killed, 16 Wounded

A soldier opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide at the same post where more ...

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