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Wife of Former Mississippi Lawmaker Sentenced for Paying Kickbacks
Andi Davis
May 24, 2019
Teresa Malone, the wife of a former Mississippi Representative, has been sentenced for paying kickbacks to former corrections commissioner Chris Epps, in what federal officials call one of largest, most far-reaching public corruption cases in Mississippi...
Federal judge blocks Mississippi’s ‘heartbeat’ abortion law
Steven Gagliano
May 24, 2019
A federal judge has blocked Mississippi’s “heartbeat bill” from taking effect.  In his ruling, U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves wrote that the bill, which would prohibit abortion in Mississippi as soon as a fetal heartbeat...
NOAA predicts mild hurricane season for 2019
Alex Paton
May 24, 2019
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting that a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year. This outlook forecasts a 40% chance of a near-normal season, a 30% chance of...
Speaker seeks legal help to remove Rep. from office
Alex Paton
May 24, 2019
Speaker of the House Philip Gunn is looking for a solution to potentially remove Representative Douglas McLeod from office. This comes after the Representative was charged with a misdemeanor domestic violence charge. He reportedly punched...
MHP begins Memorial Day Enforcement Period
Steven Gagliano
May 24, 2019
If you’re traveling this Memorial Day weekend, expect to see an increased law enforcement presence on the state’s highways.  The Mississippi Highway Patrol has begun their ‘2019 Memorial Day Travel Enforcement Period’, and it will...
Judge in Oxford murder case recuses himself
Steven Gagliano
May 24, 2019
Update:  The new judge in the case, John Gregory, has denied Kinne’s bond. Original Report:  The presiding judge in the murder case involving an Oxford police officer has recused himself.  Matthew Kinne, the now-former OPD...
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