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Prison reform advocates demand action

The latest death of an inmate at the Mississippi State Penitentiary is raising more red flags about the safety of the state’s prisons. Several groups...

Mississippi man accused of building bomb to maim or kill ex-girlfriend

By Jeff Martin Associated Press A Mississippi man is accused of creating an improvised explosive device in his home after watching internet videos about bomb making,...

Ex-Mississippi State football player found dead in Alabama

By Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say the death of a former Mississippi State football player whose body was found in an Alabama...

Body of person killed in Hard Rock Hotel collapse exposed after tarp covering remains...

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The body of a person killed in the Hard Rock Hotel collapse has been exposed after gusty winds moved the...

Death toll rises to nine after two more inmates killed at Mississippi State Penitentiary

PARCHMAN, Miss. (AP/WXXV) — Two inmates were killed at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman on Monday night. In a statement Tuesday morning, the Mississippi...

Coroner: Inmate dies, found hanging at a Mississippi prison

By Associated Press PARCHMAN, Miss. (AP) - A coroner says an inmate has died after being found hanging at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman,...
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Fifteen week abortion law appeal denied

A federal appeals court says it will not rehear arguments in a case that blocked Mississippi’s 15 week abortion ban from taking effect. The state...

Three Mississippi prison guards charged with sexual battery

Three guards at a Mississippi prison have been arrested. The guards, whose names have not been released, work at Yazoo County Regional Correction Facility. WLBT-TV reports...
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One escaped inmate back in custody

One of the inmates who escaped from the Covington County Jail late Wednesday night is back in custody. According to the Covington County Sheriff’s Office,...
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Three inmates escaped from holding cell in Covington County

Three inmates from the Covington County Jail escaped last night around 10:30. According to the sheriff’s department, Christopher Love, Alex Knight, and Dylan Parr escaped by...

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