Mississippi

Murder Suspect Falls To Death
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a man killed his mother, stepfather and girlfriend at their Mississippi home before he climbed a cellphone tower and plunged about 300 feet to his death. The triple homicide occurred Saturday in Bay St. Louis, which is along the Gulf Coast. No motiv…
Santorum Wins Alabama, Mississippi
WASHINGTON (AP) — A resurgent Rick Santorum swept primaries in Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday night, upending the race for the Republican presidential nomination yet again and nudging Newt Gingrich toward the sidelines. Mitt Romney finished third in both states, but he salvaged a win in the …
Voting In Alabama, Mississippi Could Clarify Race
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Deep South primaries today could answer questions for all three Republican presidential candidates. Polls are open in Alabama and Mississippi as Mitt Romney tries to make a southern breakthrough. At the same time, Newt Gingrich is seen as needing wins to stay in the ra…
Ozment Found In Wyoming
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says investigators have found a convicted killer pardoned by former Gov. Haley Barbour. Hood made the announcement Monday at news conference in his office. There was no warrant for Joseph Ozment’s arrest, but he was served wit…
Mississippi Teen Indicted for Capital Murder, Hate Crime
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A white Mississippi teenager has been indicted for capital murder and a hate crime on charges he intentionally ran over a middle-age black man with a pickup truck. Deryl Dedmon, 19, was indicted Monday in the June 26 death of James Craig Anderson, a 49-year-old car plant…