Mississippi

  • Military plane crashes in Mississippi, both pilots ejected safely; second crash in three weeks

    A military plane crashed Wednesday morning near Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi, officials said. The Air Force T-38C Talon II went down at 8:30 a.m., and the exact cause of the crash wasn’t immediately clear. “Both pilots ejected from the aircraft safely. Local law enforcement and first responders...
  • Soldier gets a new ear…Surgeons grew it in her arm

    A young soldier received a new ear after she lost one during a car crash two years ago — after surgeons grew the organ beneath the skin on her forearm, US Army officials said. Army Pvt. Shamika Burrage, a 21-year-old Mississippi native, lost her left ear when she was...
  • Rapper Boosie is calling for a boycott….Here’s why

    Hip-hop star Boosie BadAzz is calling for people to boycott the Biloxi Black Beach Weekend in Mississippi. His dispute began when Boosie was pepper-sprayed by a local mall security guard after performing at last year’s Spring Fest concert at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum. The Biloxi Sun Herald reports that other people...
  • Sonic puts up sign asking customers to stop smoking weed in drive-thru

    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi fast-food restaurant says people smoking marijuana in its drive-thru will not be served after a patron blew smoke in an employee’s face. The Sun Herald of Biloxi reported Friday that a sign in the window of a Sonic in Gulfport says “If you...
  • Mississippi imposes 15-week abortion ban; nation’s toughest

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi’s governor signed the nation’s most restrictive abortion law Monday – and was slapped with a lawsuit less than an hour later. The law and responding challenge set up a confrontation sought by abortion opponents, who are hoping federal courts will ultimately prohibit abortions before a...
  • Will the Governor of Mississippi sign the nation’s most restrictive abortion law ???

    Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is poised to sign the nation’s strictest abortion restrictions into law, and the state’s only abortion clinic is preparing an immediate legal challenge. The Republican has a Monday deadline to act on House Bill 1510 , which bans abortions after 15 weeks’ gestation. Bryant says he will sign...
  • Teen allegedly shoots sister to death over video game dispute

    A teenage Mississippi girl whose 9-year-old brother allegedly shot her over a video game has died, according to ABC Tupelo affiliate WTVA-TV. Dijonae White, 13, died at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Tupelo Sunday evening after the boy allegedly shot her in the head during an argument Saturday over the video...
  • Man will face judge in fatal shooting of 8 people

    A Mississippi man is scheduled to be arraigned on charges that he shot eight people to death, including a deputy sheriff. Willie Cory Godbolt is scheduled to go before a judge Monday in Brookhaven to answer to the charges after being indicted Thursday. Charges include four counts of capital...
  • Major changes made in Mississippi Abortion Law

    Mississippi lawmakers have passed the country’s most restrictive abortion law, a measure the governor is expected to sign. The Mississippi House approved the measure in a 75 to 34 vote, according to The Associated Press. The bill would change the state’s current law prohibiting abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy...