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Gov. Bryant signs final bills from session

Posted 5/2/2014 in State

Gov. Phil Bryant has signed more than 100 bills that fund state government and assorted other proposals that passed during the final days of the 2014 legislative session in early April.

 

 

Former Mississippi police chief sentenced

Posted 4/30/2014 in State

A former police chief in Mississippi has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for conspiring to demand money and property from people in exchange for dropping criminal charges.

 

 

Kemper power plant will cost more

Posted 4/30/2014 in State

The Southern Companies says the expected startup date of its coal gas-fired power plant in Kemper County is being pushed back to the first half of 2015.

 

 

450-pound gator caught on Pass Christian beach

Posted 4/29/2014 in State

An alligator drew quite a crowd to the beach in Pass Christian on Monday before being trapped and hauled off by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.

 

 

Forecast: Miss. in for days of nasty weather

Posted 4/28/2014 in State

Foul weather probably won't leave Louisiana and Mississippi until Wednesday, the National Weather Service said Sunday.

 

 

Lawmakers pass third child protection bill

Posted 4/28/2014 in State

Beginning July 1, Mississippi mental health care professionals will report if a committed individual has children or has visitation with minors. The information goes the Mississippi Department of Human Services, the agency responsible for child protection issues.

 

 

Abortion law at fed appeals court

Posted 4/28/2014 in State

The future of Mississippi's only abortion clinic soon will be up to a federal appeals court.

 

 

Gov. signs suffrage bills for three

Posted 4/26/2014 in State

Gov. Phil Bryant has signed bills to restore the voting rights of three people convicted of felonies.

 

 

Manning case back before Miss. Supreme Court

Posted 4/26/2014 in State

Attorneys for death row inmate Willie Jerome Manning are arguing again that Manning deserves a new trial for killing two sisters in 1993 in Starkville.

 

 

Miss.-based Hancock Fabrics plans to go private

Posted 4/26/2014 in State

Hancock Fabrics says it plans to stop being a publicly traded company, allowing executives to focus on improving its business.

 

 

Oxford Eagle sold to Boone Newspapers

Posted 4/26/2014 in State

The families that own The Oxford Eagle say they have reached an agreement to sell the nearly 150-year-old newspaper.

 

 

Natchez man dies after stun gun shock

Posted 4/26/2014 in State

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of a 43-year-old Natchez man who was shocked with a stun gun by an Adams County deputy during a traffic stop.

 

 

Two arrested in platinum theft from plant

Posted 4/25/2014 in State

Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara says deputies have arrested an estranged couple in a 2007 theft of six pounds of platinum from the DuPont DeLisle plant.

 

 

Death row inmate denied post-conviction appeal

Posted 4/25/2014 in State

The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied the post-conviction arguments of death row inmate Eric Moffett.

 

 

Hearing delayed on Mississippi Power Kemper plant costs

Posted 4/25/2014 in State

Upcoming hearings on whether Mississippi Power Co. should be able to get customers to pay for its Kemper County power plant have been postponed.

 

 

Gov. signs mid-pregnancy abortion ban

Posted 4/24/2014 in State

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Wednesday signed a bill to ban abortion starting at the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy.

 

Pay increases, merit raises for Miss. teachers

Posted 4/23/2014 in State

Mississippi public schoolteachers can look forward to a $2,500 pay increase over the next two years on top of normal annual raises, with Gov. Phil Bryant signing a bill Tuesday that he says he hopes will aid performance.

 

Yarber new Jackson mayor

Posted 4/23/2014 in State

Eight weeks after Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba (SHOW-kway Lu-MOOM-bah) died not even a year into his term, Councilman Tony Yarber will be sworn in as his successor.

 

 

Galloway seeks review of sentence

Posted 4/23/2014 in State

Mississippi death row inmate Leslie "Bo" Galloway III, convicted of raping and killing a Harrison Central High senior in 2008, is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his appeal.

 

 

No bond for 2 teens in carjacking, kidnapping

Posted 4/22/2014 in State

A judge has denied bond to two teenagers accused of the rape, carjacking, and kidnapping of a 29-year-old woman.

 

 

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