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A group of teen boys saved their 90-year-old neighbor from her burning home

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 05:37

A group of Oklahoma teens have been praised as heroes after they reportedly broke into the burning home of a 90-year-old neighbor to save her.

       
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4 hot car deaths in 3 years in Mississippi. Here are some steps for prevention.

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 04:32

Between 1995 and 2018, 19 children died in hot car deaths in Mississippi. Here's a look at some cases and tips to keep the children safe.

       
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'He was an absolute monster': Researchers share alligator snapping turtle finds

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 04:00

One alligator snapping turtle weighed 117 pounds. "The big ones, I wouldn't doubt if they hit you right they could take a hand off," says researcher.

       
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'Good ol' redneck gathering:' Oxford-area campaign event is a Mississippi tradition

Mississippi Government News - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 04:00

The Ole Boys and Gals is a north Mississippi election season tradition, and a must-stop on the trail for serious political candidates.

       
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3 kids killed after 21-year-old truck driver, allegedly drunk, hits horse-drawn Amish buggy

Mississippi Government News - Sun, 06/09/2019 - 14:55

A fatal Friday collision involving a pickup truck and an Amish horse-drawn buggy killed three children ages 2, 4 and 6.

       
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Man charged in fatal hit-and-run in Jackson

Mississippi Government News - Sun, 06/09/2019 - 13:03

A man is dead and another man is in custody after a hit-and-run in Jackson on Saturday.

       
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'All-white company' wrongly accused immigrant author of racism, $13M lawsuit claims

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 06/08/2019 - 21:10

Jordanian-American author Natasha Tynes is suing book publisher Rare Bird Lit. Inc. for the company's actions amid a social media shaming scandal.

       
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3 men, 1 woman charged in Jackson shootings; 1 victim dead

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 06/08/2019 - 09:37

Four people have been charged in connection to multiple people shot at a Jackson gas station Friday.

       
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After backlash for slain giraffe photo, hunter says animal was 'majestic,' 'delicious'

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 06/08/2019 - 09:20

The pictures of Kentucky trophy hunter Tess Talley were first posted on Twitter last June sparking outrage over the killing online.

       
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Man shot multiple times in Jackson's 47th homicide of year

Mississippi Government News - Sat, 06/08/2019 - 08:37

The victim has not been identified.

       
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One child was fatally beaten, another critical. Child Services had been to the home before.

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 21:10

Child Protective Services had received two reports of abuse and social workers made home visits. The case was closed a day before the beatings.

       
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Detroit police take person of interest into custody in serial killer case

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 19:54

A person of interest has been identified by Detroit Police in the serial killer case, according to Police Chief James Craig.

       
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Photo tour: Experience the tastes and sights of the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 14:45

Seafood naturally dominates the food scene, but visitors can enjoy a variety of influences, including French, Cajun, Creole ­and Asian.

        
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Data: Venting and flaring at 'all-time high' in Permian basin as oil and gas booms

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 14:00

The study estimated up to 661 million cubic feet per day (MMcfd) was lost through venting and flaring in the region.

        
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2 Jackson police officers appeal 90-day suspensions stemming from 2018 fatal shooting

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 12:47

Two Jackson police officers are appealing suspensions related to the 2018 officer involved shooting case of a 21-year-old woman.

        
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1 of 3 shooting victims dead in Jackson Friday

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:47

The shooting happened Friday morning in on McDowell Road in Jackson.

        
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Funeral arrangements set for Harry Gipson, father of Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:32

Gipson, father of Mississippi Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson, was shot and killed by law enforcement on Thursday.

        
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Missing kangaroo found on Mississippi Coast

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:04

JoJo the baby kangaroo who went missing for two days was found safe overnight Friday.

        
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West Point cadet returns after judges overturn conviction for raping classmate in sleeping bag

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 09:27

Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was sentenced to 21 years in prison after being found guilty of raping another cadet. A panel overturned his conviction Monday.

        
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Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth

Mississippi Government News - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 05:50

In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.

        
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