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Yesterday | Tri-cityherald.com

State auditors investigating Jackson nonprofit

Brune was fired because four boxes of records from 2010 and 2012 are missing, board chairman David Watkins told the Clarion-Ledger .

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Hinds County man wins new sentencing hearing

Terun Moore was 17 when the crime was committed. He was convicted of capital murder in the death of Michael Evans and sentenced to life in prison.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sunherald.com

Statistics can be corrupt, too

Mark Twain complained that there were lies, damn lies and statistics. I've also heard that 90 percent of statistics are wrong.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Rape victim sues apartment complex

Now, the victim is taking owners of the apartment she lived in, to court, claiming they failed to provide proper security for residents.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Victim of Jackson gang rape sends warning to metro area women

A 35-year-old woman says she was forced at gunpoint to strip off her clothes at the Shell Gas station and convenience store on Daniel Lake Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Jackson, MS

Vicksburg Post

Circuit clerk mess prominent in '13 county audit

The first hints of Warren County's audit for 2013 released this week chronicle the end of Shelly Ashley-Palmertree's time heading up the circuit clerk's office.

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Related Topix: Warren County, MS, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Hearing delayed on takeover of Greenwood district

Mississippi's Commission on School Accreditation Tuesday agreed to delay considering a report criticizing operations of the 2,900-student district until July 31, giving the district more time to respond.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Judge: Public bond cannot be used for appeal

A judge has ruled that former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis cannot use his $100,000 public official bond from the city to cover his appeal in a case with the state auditor's office.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Horton steps down as JPD chief

"Chief Horton's career of public service should be commended. We're grateful for his assistance during our administration's transition and wish him the best," Yarber said.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MS

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Family mourns slain Jackson woman

For the first time, the family of the 67-year-old woman who was left beaten and shot in the head is talking.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

4 more face charges stemming from Miss. hate crime case

Four more people are charged in a Mississippi hate crime case that stems from the 2011 death of a Jackson man.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jackson, MS, Sarah, MS

WAPT-TV Jackson

Coroner: Jackson woman beaten, strangled, shot in face

A Jackson woman called 911 to report a noise she heard that could have been someone outside her house.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MS

Star-Telegram.com

McDaniel expected to discuss campaign challenge

State Sen. Chris McDaniel was expected to announce Wednesday whether he will file a formal challenge of his loss to six-term U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican primary runoff.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Hinds GOP chairman argues illegal vote totals with McDaniel

According to Perry, the review was completed Monday. Poll books, affidavit and absentees were all subject to review and both campaigns were present for those examinations.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Drug bust in Jackson

BREAKING NEWS TONIGHT AT 10 A JACKSON MAN ARRESTED AFTER A DRUG BUST AT HIS HOME ON KIRKLEY DRIVE- RIGHT OFF OF HANGING MOSS.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Jackson, MS

Sunherald.com

Notice: Hinds may get building bigger than Nissan

The Clarion-Ledger reports that the documents propose a 5.2-million-square-foot industrial building and a new 1.8-mile railroad spur between Clinton and Bolton.

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Related Topix: Bolton, MS

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Notice: Hinds may get building bigger than Nissan

The Clarion-Ledger reports that the documents propose a 5.2-million-square-foot industrial building and a new 1.8-mile railroad spur between Clinton and Bolton.

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Related Topix: Bolton, MS

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Jackson police look to Baton Rouge for crime-fighting ideas

"I think the city of Jackson certainly has the same DNA as Baton Rouge," said Jackson Public Safety Commissioner Marshand Crisler.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Crime fighting plan outlined

GETTING ADVICE FROM ANOTHER CITY HOW ON HOW CURB CRIME. POLICE SAY HOMICIDES ARE AT A HIGH THIS YEAR.

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Related Topix: Learned, MS

The Daily Beast

McDaniel Pushes For Do-OverBy Ben Jacobs

Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel is pushing for another election in Mississippi and his attorney is citing a controversial mayoral race from 2013 in doing so.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hattiesburg, MS

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