Saturday, May 18 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:00:02 GMT
Observers are predicting a speedy confirmation to the federal bench for Jackson attorney Debra M. Brown. If confirmed, Brown would become the state's first black female district judge. Carl Tobias, aMore >>
Observers are predicting a speedy confirmation to the federal bench for Jackson attorney Debra M. Brown.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:21 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:21:44 GMT
State Senator Chris McDaniel, who's been an outspoken critic of Obamacare, is reacting to the ongoing IRS scandal. He says an IRS official who once oversaw a unit which targeted Tea Party groups has noMore >>
State Senator Chris McDaniel, who's been an outspoken critic of Obamacare, is reacting to the ongoing IRS scandal.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 4:16 PM EDT2013-05-18 20:16:49 GMT
The North Lamar Water Association has issued a boil water notice for all of Bellewood Subdivision until further notice. It was issued just before 3 p.m. Saturday. Officials with the association sayMore >>
Officials with the association say a break in a main water line prompted the notice.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:08:12 GMT
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River. Friday evening around 5:30, Gordon and anotherMore >>
The search in Moss Point is over. The body of 55-year-old boater Timothy Gordon has been pulled from the Escatapwa River. Now investigators are saying marijuana may have been involved in the accident.
Saturday, May 18 2013 2:39 PM EDT2013-05-18 18:39:09 GMT
Former Biloxi Mayor Pete Halat, now free from prison, still says he had no part in a murder plot that led to him spending almost 16 years in federal prison. Halat said he had "absolutely nothing" to doMore >>
Former Biloxi Mayor Pete Halat, now free from prison, still says he had no part in a murder plot that led to him spending almost 16 years in federal prison.More >>
(WMC-TV) - A former KKK member is now joining the effort to stop the proposed rally in Memphis.
Scott Shepherd calls himself a "reformed racist." He now shares a message of peace.
Shepherd says he was a KKK member for more than 20 years and he is sharing some pretty strong words to Memphis residents about what is scheduled to happen in the city at the end of the month.
"I'll tell you, it is a possibility of violence," Shepherd warned.
He says he has participated in KKK rallies in the past and his advice to Memphians on Easter weekend is simple.
"Don't show up, always take it seriously. They're dangerous people. They're dangerous because of their anger," Shepherd said.
Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong already said that Klan members will not be allowed to wear masks and they cannot bring guns.
He also said everyone who shows up at the rally will be searched.
Scott Shepherd says the problem will not be with the Klansmen themselves, but with their supporters.
"There's no way to check on all these people," Shepherd continued. "That's where you could have problems with weapons and the threat of violence erupting.
Shepherd says he is trying to stop the rally. He even went as far as calling a KKK Imperial Wizard in North Carolina.
He was not surprised when the KKK leader called him back and left a message.
"The voice mail was very angry, the language was like bathroom graffiti," said Shepherd. "They blocked their numbers, so it's a typical cowardly behavior to hide their numbers and hide behind their masks."
Director Armstrong says as far as he knows, the KKK rally is still scheduled to take place on March 30, and his officers will be there in full force to keep the city and its citizens safe.
Sunday, May 19 2013 9:45 AM EDT2013-05-19 13:45:31 GMT
Life through the eyes of a child is often thought to be innocent and colorful. But, that life isn't the same experience for kids who are blind and visually impaired. That's why every year, MississippiMore >>
Every year, Biloxi Lions club puts on a Sea and Sun camp for kids ages 5 to 15 who are visually impaired, giving them the opportunity to experience the fun they often miss out on.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 1:04 AM EDT2013-05-19 05:04:28 GMT
A body discovered in Clinton Saturday night has led to a homicide investigation. Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart confirms a body was discovered, although few other details are known. The bodyMore >>
A body discovered in Clinton Saturday night has led to a homicide investigation. Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart confirms a body was discovered but few other details have been released.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:25 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:25:19 GMT
Hundreds of students have received degrees from William Carey University during commencement ceremonies this weekend. Among them are four from China, who are the first to graduate as part of a recently-establishedMore >>
Hundreds of students have received degrees from William Carey University during commencement ceremonies this weekend.More >>
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