Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:51:48 GMT
Warren Lewis, 70, was sentenced to 16 years and 8 months in Federal Court for being a part of one of the largest meth operations in Lamar County history. Lewis was sentenced for possession of drugs withMore >>
Warren Lewis, 70, was sentenced to 16 years and 8 months in Federal Court for being a part of one of the largest meth operations in Lamar County history. Lewis was sentenced for possession of drugs with the intent to distribute Tuesday morning.More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:50 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:50:38 GMT
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Listeria is listed on the the baby's death certificate as an immediate cause of her death. Her mother, says that while she was pregnant, she ate food that was part of a recent, nation-wide Listeria recall.More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:32:40 GMT
In a new viral video, a little girl is thrown into hysterics over the idea of her little brother growing up. The mother filmed the entire thing, asking her little girl why she was so upset. The littleMore >>
In a new viral video, a little girl is thrown into hysterics over the idea of her little brother growing up.More >>
Monday, July 28 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:08:07 GMT
Two-year-old Alicia Hernandez is currently at Blair E. Batson hospital in Jackson recovering from an ATV accident that killed her mother, brother and a cousin. "My Aunt Lucy Hernandez, her second oldestMore >>
Sarah Eichelberger, of Baton Rouge, was driving her 2009 Acura car when she collided with Lucy Hernandez's Honda ATV. More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:21:27 GMT
The P.A.C.E. Head Start agency's regional director Willie Sims broke the silence on Monday about the suspended program. The agency is on a 30-day suspension for improperly reporting sex allegations. TheMore >>
The P.A.C.E. Head Start agency's regional director Willie Sims broke the silence on Monday about the suspended program.
The agency is on a 30-day suspension for improperly reporting sex allegations.More >>
(WMC-TV) – While you were sleeping, protests were forming on the Ole Miss campus in Oxford, Mississippi.
Reports originally came into Action News 5 that "riots" were brewing on the college campus.
According to Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones, university police were first notified of the demonstrations when 30 to 40 students gathered at the union. Within the next 20 minutes, the group had grown to more than 100 students.
Word of the protests snowballed on social networking sites overnight. Photos were posted all over Twitter, and a video was even uploaded to YouTube.
Photos show huge group of people on the campus, some even lighting Obama-Biden signs on fire, in response to the presidential election results.
According to people on the scene, students were heckling one another and racial slurs were even yelled out in the crowd.
Early reports suggested rocks were being thrown at cars, but the chancellor says that part of the story is not true.
"Unfortunately, early news reports quoted social media comments that were inaccurate. Too, some photographs published in social media portrayed events that police did not observe on campus," said Chancellor Jones in a written statement. "Nevertheless, the reports of uncivil language and shouted racial epithets appear to be accurate and are universally condemned by the university, student leaders and the vast majority of students who are more representative of our university creed."
Ole Miss journalism student Margaret Ann Morgan posted the following comments to Twitter, "Students of all races yelling on rebel drive. Lots of racial slurs."
Morgan also mentioned she is ashamed at what she saw and heard on her campus following the election.
However, Nicholas Carr claims no rocks were thrown and the majority of the people at the protests were there to see what was going on.
"I was there the whole time. No rocks were thrown. There was 1 sign lit on fire. For about 45 seconds," Carr said. "Mostly, it was 100s of college kids who heard the word riot and ran to take pictures and see what it was about. Again, no rocks or missiles thrown."
The students were ordered to go back to their dormitories, but about 100 protestors gathered again at one of the residence halls.
Two arrests were made for disorderly conduct, including one for public intoxication and another for failure to comply with officers.
No injuries were reported as a result of the mass demonstrations on the Ole Miss campus.
"We are initiating a thorough review of this incident to determine the facts and any follow-up actions that may be necessary," said Chancellor Jones.
Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:13:39 GMT
A man charged with capital murder for allegedly killing a Laurel woman had his arraignment Tuesday. William Dean pled not guilty for the death of 85-year-old Nora Peters after he was read his charges inMore >>
A man charged with capital murder for allegedly killing a Laurel woman had his arraignment Tuesday. More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:04:26 GMT
This is a news release from the Mississippi Highway Patrol The Mississippi Highway Patrol is issuing a Silver Alert for James Wilson Burchfield. Mr. Burchfield has been missing since approximately 8:30More >>
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is issuing a Silver Alert for James Wilson Burchfield.More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:47:29 GMT
This is a news release from the Jones County Sheriff's Department On May 29, 2014, Jones County Sheriff Department Narcotic Investigators executed a search warrant on Mesa Drive in Ellisville. InvestigatorsMore >>
On May 29, 2014, Jones County Sheriff Department Narcotic Investigators executed a search warrant on Mesa Drive in Ellisville. Investigators located and recovered a significant quantity of Illegal narcotics at the residence. An arrest warrant was issued for Newell, but he could not be located. His luck ran out when he was captured in Atlanta, GA on unrelated charges several weeks ago.More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:39:10 GMT
This is a news release from the Jones County Sheriff's Department Two Petal men are under arrest for a Residential and Auto Burglary in Jones County. Jones County Sheriff's Department deputies were dispatchedMore >>
Two Petal men are under arrest for a Residential and Auto Burglary in Jones County.More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:57:00 GMT
A Jones County man who was convicted of five counts of child exploitation in 2011 was back in court Tuesday.John Bartholomew Lowe will soon have a new trial after claiming others had access to his computerMore >>
A Jones County man who was convicted of five counts of child exploitation in 2011 was back in court Tuesday. More >>
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