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Lawyers ask for trial to be moved

Posted 7/7/2014 in State

Lawyers for Greenwood attorney Lee Abraham say word about an alleged murder-for-hire plot against him has made it impossible to find an impartial jury for his civil lawsuit against the alleged instigator.

 

 

IRS seeks unpaid federal taxes from Itta Bena

Posted 7/7/2014 in State

The federal government has placed a tax lien on the city of Itta Bena's assets, seeking repayment of more than $200,000 in unpaid federal payroll taxes.

 

Black leaders seek Cochran's help after runoff win

Posted 7/5/2014 in State

After black voters helped Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran survive an intense Republican primary runoff against an insurgent conservative challenger, some civil rights leaders in the South want him to repay the favor.

 

Ex-football coach Bowling hearing set for Tuesday

Posted 7/5/2014 in State

A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday from a former Mississippi and Alabama prep football coach on a motion challenging his sentence on charges that he transported boys across state lines for sex.

 

 

Child's family won't directly accept KFC donation

Posted 7/5/2014 in State

The family who says their 3-year-old girl was asked to leave a KFC restaurant because her scars disturbed customers won't directly accept a $30,000 donation but instead wants the money given to the foundation of a doctor who will work on her face, according to an attorney's statement.

 

 

Authorities capture escaped inmate

Posted 7/4/2014 in State

An inmate who escaped the blueberry farm at South Mississippi Correctional Institution is back in custody.

 

 

Lawsuit filed over access to Miss. poll books

Posted 7/2/2014 in State

Thirteen Mississippi residents and a Texas group, True the Vote, are suing over access to poll books from the Republican primary runoff between Sen. Thad Cochran and challenger Chris McDaniel.

 

 

McDaniel not giving up GOP runoff against Cochran

Posted 7/2/2014 in State

Chris McDaniel has presented no evidence to support his claim that voter fraud pushed Senate incumbent Thad Cochran to victory in Mississippi's GOP runoff. And without evidence, the tea party-backed hopeful is going to have a tough time overturning Cochran's nearly 6,800-vote win.

 

 

Miss. tax revenues grow strongly for third year

Posted 7/2/2014 in State

Mississippi tax collections continued growing strongly in the just-concluded budget year, posting another year of 5 percent growth and ensuring that money will be available to help improve local roads and bridges.

 

 

Ex-clerk accused of altering marriage records

Posted 7/2/2014 in State

A former Hinds County deputy circuit clerk is charged with altering public records to list herself as married so she could have a conjugal visit with a prisoner.

 

 

Mississippi enacting dozens of new laws today

Posted 7/1/2014 in State

New Mississippi laws provide pay raises for teachers, require closer monitoring for concussions in school sports and attempt to limit the cost of obtaining public records.

 

 

Mississippi GOP scarred after Senate primary

Posted 6/30/2014 in State

The Mississippi Republican Party will need to mend rifts within its own ranks after a bitter primary between six-term U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and a tea party-backed challenger, state Sen. Chris McDaniel.

 

 

New 4-lane part of Highway 6 to open

Posted 6/30/2014 in State

Mississippi Department of Transportation officials say the new four-lane section of Mississippi Highway 6 into Tupelo is scheduled to open July 15.

 

 

2 man escape from Hancock County jail; 1 caught

Posted 6/30/2014 in State

Chief Deputy Don Bass says one of two men who escaped from the Hancock County jail remains at large. Bass tells The Sun Herald investigators believe 28-year-old Perry Thomas and 21-year-old Montrell McPherson scaled the fence around the recreation yard late Sunday afternoon.

 

 

UMMC seeks legal opinion on relocating graves

Posted 6/30/2014 in State

The University of Mississippi Medical Center is seeking an attorney general's opinion on whether the state Department of Archives and History has authority over the medical center's ability to relocate unmarked graves on its Jackson property.

 

 

Booneville gets medical devices

Posted 6/30/2014 in State

City officials in Booneville say four defibrillators have been donated by a hospital for use in the event residents suffer heart attacks on city property.

 

Investigation continues in tea party official's death

Posted 6/28/2014 in State

A tea party official charged with conspiring to take photos of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's wife inside a nursing home apparently committed suicide Friday, police said, days after Cochran won a nasty Republican primary.

 

Miss. universities seek $76.3M budget increase

Posted 6/28/2014 in State

The College Board voted Friday to seek an additional $76.3 million in state funding for Mississippi's eight public universities when the Legislature gathers next year to write the 2016 budget.

 

 

Caregivers arrested in prescription drug theft

Posted 6/27/2014 in State

Biloxi police have arrested a couple accused of exploiting a vulnerable adult by taking the man's prescription drugs and other property.

 

 

McDaniel camp seeks voting problems in GOP race

Posted 6/27/2014 in State

Tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel still isn't conceding to six-term Sen. Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican primary runoff, but some groups that spent millions supporting McDaniel are walking away.

 

 

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