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Mississippi inmate is ‘sentenced to die for a crime he did not commit,’ his attorneys say, as they fight state efforts to set an execution date

by Mina Corpuz, Mississippi Today November 27, 2023 As the state seeks to set his execution date, Willie Jerome Manning continues to maintain his innocence, ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Monday, November 27, 2023 4:06 pm


Teen charged with murder after man found dead in Mississippi motel room

A  teen has been arrested and charged with murder after a 32-year-old man was found shot to death in a Mississippi motel room. Officers were ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Tuesday, October 24, 2023 6:29 am


Mississippi sheriff allegedly used illegal subpoenas to spy on girlfriend

In 2014, Bryan Bailey, the sheriff of Rankin County, Miss., made what seemed like a series of routine requests of the local district attorney’s office. Read more

by Mississippi Today, Wednesday, September 27, 2023 8:47 am


One dead, one in critical condition after attempted murder-suicide at Mississippi hospital Tuesday morning

One person is dead, and another person is in critical condition in what appears to be an attempted murder-suicide at a Jackson hospital. The incident ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Tuesday, September 5, 2023 8:16 am


Mississippi city councilwoman reaches plea deal over comments reportedly offering cash prizes in ‘get out vote’ raffle

by Taylor Vance, Mississippi Today August 14, 2023 Tupelo Councilwoman Nettie Davis on Monday reached an agreement with local prosecutors and a state judge to ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Tuesday, August 15, 2023 5:39 am

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Nearly half of rural hospitals at risk of closure in Mississippi, new data shows

Almost half of Mississippi’s rural hospitals could close, according to a newly updated report. Read more

by Mississippi Today, Wednesday, July 26, 2023 9:41 am


Where the sheriff is king, these women say one of Mississippi’s top lawmen coerced them into sex

by Ilyssa Daly and Jerry Mitchell, Mississippi Today July 19, 2023 In 2012, three months after Eddie Scott became sheriff of Clay County, Miss., a ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Thursday, July 20, 2023 5:32 am


Police looking for Mississippi murder suspects who may have escaped to Texas or neighboring states

Police are looking for two suspects connected to the June 8 murder of a Mississippi man. The Vicksburg Police Department is currently looking for two ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Monday, June 12, 2023 12:58 pm


‘This is not OK’: Mother of 11-year-old Mississippi boy shot by police pleads for answers

Days after an 11-year-old boy was shot in the chest by an Indianola police officer, family and community members are calling for answers and for ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Wednesday, May 24, 2023 1:38 pm


He wrote Mississippi governor a $25,000 check. Three weeks later, Reeves appointed him to the Gaming Commission.

Gulfport Memorial Hospital CEO Kent Nicaud wrote Gov. Tate Reeves a $25,000 campaign check about three weeks before the governor appointed him to a significant ... Read more

by Mississippi Today, Friday, May 19, 2023 4:59 pm

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