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White Mississippi sheriff calls lawmaker ‘worse than a black person’ in text

White Mississippi Sheriff Jim Johnson made a racist remark in a text message, a public records request by a local newspaper reveals.        ...

White Mississippi sheriff calls lawmaker ‘worse than a black person’ in text

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Mississippi sheriff said local politician was ‘worse than a black person’ A white Mississippi sheriff enraged over a local legislator’s opposition to the construction of a new jail said the pol was “worse than a black perso...
2019-08-15, 05:00

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African Amer...
2019-07-20, 15:32

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back w...
2019-07-20, 06:16

White Mississippi man who burned a cross near the home of black residents has been charged A man faces federal charges in a 2017 cross burning outside the home of African American residents in a small Mississippi town.    &#...
2019-07-01, 19:16

Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van. The post Mississippi Highway P...
2019-06-03, 16:32

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a polic...
2019-05-22, 17:32

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife because she undressed too slowly for sex The Mississippi House speaker says Republican Rep. Doug McLeod should resign if the allegations are true that he punched his wife in the face.  ...
2019-05-22, 03:48

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a ...
2019-07-14, 20:48

Black Voters in Mississippi File Lawsuit to Challenge Racist Election Law A group of black voters represented by a foundation affiliated with former Attorney General Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee...
2019-06-03, 01:48

Black couple told ‘you don’t belong here’ by gun-toting Mississippi campground manager The KOA campsite manager was fired after a video showed her brandishing a handgun at a black couple who were walking their dog at a campsite in Stark...
2019-05-30, 02:32

Great white shark off California coast delays sheriff’s office's water training Officials with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office in Santa Rosa, Calif., were forced to delay a water training in Bodega Bay due to the presence of a...
2019-06-12, 22:32

Supreme Court rules for Curtis Flowers, black man tried six times for Mississippi murders The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of Curtis Flowers, a black man in Mississippi who was tried six times by the same prosecutor for a 1996 qu...
2019-06-21, 20:16

In racial case, U.S. Supreme Court tosses black Mississippi man's murder conviction The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's c...
2019-06-21, 19:00

Lawsuit calls Mississippi's way of choosing governors racist Candidates must not only win a majority of the popular vote, but also a majority of the state's 122 House districts.     &#...
2019-05-31, 00:16

Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times. The post Supreme Court...
2019-06-21, 16:32

A lawsuit says Mississippi’s method of electing statewide officials is racist and dilutes the black vote JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A lawsuit says Mississippi’s method of electing statewide officials is racist and dilutes the black vote. The post A laws...
2019-05-30, 17:32

Georgia lawmaker says white man told her ‘go back where you came from’ A black Georgia lawmaker says a white man cursed her out at a supermarket and told her to “go back where you came from.” Democratic State...
2019-07-22, 05:32

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify b...
2019-06-18, 23:48

British lawmaker Mark Field under fire for removing activist at black-tie event A British Conservative member of Parliament is being asked to resign after he was seen grabbing a protester and forcing her out of a fancy black-tie ...
2019-06-21, 17:32

Lawmaker calls for ethics probe of aide to Richard Carranza A Queens lawmaker has reported a top Department of Education official to both an ethics tribunal and the city agency that investigates misconduct in ...
2019-06-20, 00:16

West Virginia lawmaker calls out Trump for ‘using Lord’s name in vain’ during rally A West Virginia lawmaker is upset with "distasteful comments" President Trump made during his North Carolina rally. But it had nothing to do with the...
2019-07-19, 21:00

UK's Johnson will resist calls for Brexit delay, lawmaker Rees-Mogg says Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, has the backbone to resist pressure from parliament to delay Brexit again even if ...
2019-07-19, 10:48

Texas Lawmaker Calls Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller an 'Anal Opening' Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) is an asshole. He’s also part of a group of assholes known as Republicans. This asshole conglomerate supports President ...
2019-07-02, 22:01

Senior Mexican lawmaker calls for tax on purchases from Amazon, Uber, other digital platforms A senior Mexican lawmaker plans to present a bill in Congress to tax purchases on Amazon, Uber and AirBnB and other digital platforms to help fill a ...
2019-07-24, 21:48

Trump impeachment calls will find 'no appetite in the US Senate,' top GOP lawmaker says after Amash tweets Calls for President Trump's impeachment, including most recently from a Republican congressman, will find "no appetite in the United States Senate," ...
2019-05-22, 00:48

The FCC's robocall offensive: text messages and international 'spoofed' calls targeted Proposed Federal Communications Commission rules will combat robocall "spoofing" scams delivered via text message and international phone calls. ...
2019-07-08, 23:16

Why are arguments always so black and white? | Eva Wiseman From politics to the bear pit of the Jeremy Kyle Show and Radio 4’s Today programme, there seems little room for nuance. And yet we live in a world w...
2019-05-26, 07:16

The new 'Twilight Zone' is available to stream in black and white CBS All Access just gave nostalgia-seekers something to watch this weekend. As promised, the streaming service has released a version of Jordan Peel...
2019-06-02, 01:16

Tennis: Black and white's all right for stylish Barty Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty is not known for extravagant outfits, preferring to let her tennis do the talking on court, but she made an imp...
2019-05-27, 21:32

The ethics of deepfakes aren’t always black and white Chances are if you’ve seen a deepfake, such as this now infamous video of Obama ‘speaking’ Comedian Jordan Peele’s words, it has left an uncomfortabl...
2019-06-16, 18:48

Black-and-white adventure 'Minit' lands on iOS and Android Indie adventure game Minit caught the attention of many when it landed on consoles and PC last year, through a combination of its monochrome pixelate...
2019-06-27, 22:32

A white father called police on a black man. Both men speak out A black man who was accused of trespassing at a San Francisco apartment building by a white father and shot video of their tense encounter is respond...
2019-07-11, 03:48

There Is Yet Another Dodge Charger Special Edition and This One Is Black or White One of the things that makes Dodge so wholesomely Dodge is that it regularly and eloquently debuts new editions of its rapidly aging muscle cars, ke...
2019-06-05, 21:16

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A white employee of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African Ameri...
2019-05-29, 02:00

Black couple gets gun pulled on them by white campground manager A black couple had a gun pulled on them by a white manager after picnicking on campgrounds in Mississippi. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the sto...
2019-05-30, 22:01

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and orde...
2019-05-29, 07:48

Black men are 2.5 times more likely to be killed by police force than white men: Study A new study is painting a bleak picture for law enforcement across the country. Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story. ...
2019-08-06, 22:00

Michigan cops stop black man for looking at white woman ‘suspiciously’ Police in Michigan stopped a black man for almost 20 minutes and asked for his ID after a white woman reported that he was “looking at her suspicious...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Google may add an extra Pixel 4 color to the black and white stable While the rumored "Mint Green" color for the Pixel 3 never materialized, and the midrange Pixel 3a came with a Purple-ish option, there is now renewe...
2019-06-21, 20:01

Video shows white cops gun down fleeing black teen A black teenage robbery suspect was fatally shot in the back while fleeing two white Colorado police officers, new surveillance video shows. De’Von B...
2019-08-07, 22:32

YouTube exec calls cops on black man waiting for pal outside building An altercation between a white man who called police on black man waiting for his friend in a California apartment-building lobby was captured in a n...
2019-07-09, 04:48

Schumer calls for ‘black boxes’ in helicopters after fatal NYC crash The Federal Aviation Administration should require that all helicopters be outfitted with the same sort of “black boxes” that record flig...
2019-06-16, 20:32

US Cop In Black Man's Death Case Suspended After Judge Calls For Sacking A New York police officer was suspended Friday after a judge recommended that he be sacked for placing a black man in a banned choke hold just befor...
2019-08-03, 03:00

Bengal Face-Off Spirals, BJP Calls For Statewide "Black Day": 10 Points The BJP has called a "Black Day" in Bengal today after it was allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in po...
2019-06-10, 07:00

Rich White Man Gets Away With Shoving Black NBA Basketball Player Because He Has a Lot of Money [Updated] Kyle Lowry was on fire Wednesday when he helped his Toronto Raptors dismantle a hobbled Golden State Warriors team in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, 123-1...
2019-06-07, 07:16

Cafe Coffee Day Mourns Co-Founder's Death With A Black And White Logo Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) on Wednesday changed its red logo to black background with text in white across social networking platforms in remembrance of i...
2019-08-01, 00:32

Kate Middleton's Order of the Garter Look Proves Black and White Will Never Go Out of Style Kate Middleton attended the 2019 Order of the Garter service in style. The Duchess of Cambridge arrived at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on...
2019-06-18, 00:48

Assault charge dropped against black boy who beaned white classmate with ball Charges have been dropped in a racially charged assault case involving a 10-year-old black boy — which caught the attention of comedian D.L. Hu...
2019-07-31, 21:16

Study: Humans’ racial biases extend even to black and white robots If you do a quick Google search for ‘robot,’ you’ll be faced with a wall of white robots. According to a recent study called “Robots and Racism,” hum...
2019-07-24, 15:48

In black and white: why Newcastle United fans want Mike Ashley out – podcast As the Premier League season kicks off this weekend, David Conn examines the fraught relationship between Newcastle United fans and the club’s owner,...
2019-08-09, 05:32

White officer guilty of assaulting black pedestrian can get charge expunged An ex-officer has pleaded guilty to felony assault by choking a black pedestrian, but that and other charges will be dismissed in a year.  ...
2019-08-09, 23:00

White campground manager fired after holding gun in confrontation with black couple A Kampgrounds of America manager has been fired after a viral video of her holding a gun at an African American couple who did not have a reservation...
2019-05-29, 20:32

#PicnickingWhileBlack: Pistol-Packing White Woman Pulls Gun on Black Couple A black couple who planned to spend their Memorial Day enjoying the beauty of nature found themselves at the wrong end of a gun barrel when a pistol-...
2019-05-30, 07:48

Black And White Or Coloured? Viral Optical Illusion Confuses The Internet Every so often, an optical illusion goes viral on the Internet and makes us question our own eyes. This week too, a mind-boggling optical illusion is...
2019-08-03, 04:32

Fuji Is Bringing Back Black-and-White Film Because the Kids Demanded It Young people take the blame for a lot of the world’s problems. Ignoring the fact that wages have been stagnant for the last 40 years, we’re often bla...
2019-06-11, 02:00

Black couple turns away white repairman who had Confederate flag on truck A black couple in Georgia turned away a white repairman who showed up to their house while flying a large Confederate flag, leaving the couple in utt...
2019-07-05, 16:32

The FBI Admits Black Lives Matter Was Never a Threat. It’s White People You Should Be Worried About Last week, as Donald Trump curtsied before the Queen; as Congressional Democrats continued to cower from their constitutional obligations; while we t...
2019-06-12, 03:16

#NotMyAriel: White Twitter Is Big Mad About Disney Casting a Black Little Mermaid [Corrected] As the nation celebrated the national holiday that symbolizes all men being created equal, a small minority of mistreated Americans cranked up the Ca...
2019-07-05, 22:16

White cops no more likely to shoot minorities dead than black, Hispanic officers: study The study out of Michigan State University and the University of Maryland at College Park found "no evidence of anti-Black or anti-Hispanic dispariti...
2019-07-23, 08:32

Meet the Black Preacher Invited to the White House to Spread the MAGA Gospel After years of being left out of the Marvel Universe as the arch-nemesis to everything black, including Colin Kaepernick, Eric Holder, Barack Obama, ...
2019-07-31, 18:32

A White Woman Charges She Got Kicked Out of Her Rental for Having a Play Date With Black Folks A white woman from Georgia is suing her former landlords, saying they evicted her because she dared to have black guests over at the home she rented ...
2019-07-11, 08:48

This short movie gives an inside look into how Ilford makes its iconic black and white film Since 1912, Ilford Photo has been making film rolls for photography enthusiasts from across the globe, giving recreational and professional photograp...
2019-07-17, 20:32

Framing John DeLorean Is the Story of a Man Whose Life Was Too Colorful for a Black and White World The narratives around John Z. DeLorean usually go one of two ways. He’s either remembered as an iconoclastic hero of American motoring, a David who f...
2019-06-05, 21:16

Black Woman Alleges She Was Denied Service, Forced to Give Up Her Seat for White Men Welcome to 2019: Where our president is racist, our college campuses aren’t far behind, and black people are apparently still expected to give up the...
2019-06-28, 19:32

Elizabeth Warren calls Trump a white supremacist Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a top Democrat in the 2020 presidential elections, said President Trump is a white supremacist and has done “everything in his...
2019-08-08, 14:00

Lena Waithe Calls Out Will Smith, Denzel Washington for Not Funding More Black Films As Lena Waithe’s star continues to rise, she’s taken her responsibility as a black filmmaker seriously. Not only does she make it a point to create o...
2019-06-22, 17:48

White Arkansas woman pulls gun on 4 black teens raising money for football team The wife of an Arkansas jail administrator Jerri Kelly pulled a gun on four black teen who raising money for their high school football team.  ...
2019-08-16, 14:32

Meet the 4 Black Men Who Are Shaking Up the White Male-Dominated Venture Capital Investment World The last few months have been a whirlwind for four young black businessmen who are quickly becoming superstars in the business investment arena. In a...
2019-07-24, 19:16

Gowdy calls out Swalwell over just ‘another white guy’ comment, ‘sad’ state of politics Former Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy on Tuesday called out Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell over his "I may be another white guy" ...
2019-05-29, 16:48

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for r...
2019-06-13, 20:48

Joaquin Castro calls Laura Ingraham 'a white supremacist' A Twitter spat between Rep. Joaquin Castro and Fox News’ Laura Ingraham escalated quickly on Wednesday — with the Texas congressman branding the cons...
2019-07-03, 23:48

White Woman Claims She Invented the Hair Bonnet, Black Twitter Tells Her to Go Back to Wypipostan A white woman may have secured her spot in the Columbusing Hall of Fame after claiming that she invented an accessory used by black women ever since ...
2019-07-22, 22:00

Florida White Supremacist Arrested for Plot to Shoot Up Walmart; FBI Still Fixated on 'Black Identity Extremists' Florida cops arrested a 26-year-old man Friday after he threatened to shoot up a Walmart—an instant callback to the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas l...
2019-08-11, 23:00

Florida White Supremacist Arrested for Plot to Shoot Up Walmart; FBI Still Fixated on ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Florida cops arrested a 26-year-old man Friday after he threatened to shoot up a Walmart—an instant callback to the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, ...
2019-08-12, 15:32

White House calls Biden’s planned remarks on Trump ‘laughable’ The White House on Tuesday dismissed as “laughable” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s expected remarks in a speech in I...
2019-06-11, 22:16

Tucker Carlson Calls White Supremacy a 'Hoax' In Astonishing Diatribe Nauseatingly racist Fox News host Tucker Carlson dismissed concerns about white supremacists as a “conspiracy theory” on Tuesday. This is a cruel lie...
2019-08-07, 15:32

O'Rourke calls for licensing in plan to curb gun violence and white nationalism Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is calling for the creation of a national gun registry, a nationwide gun licensing system and the man...
2019-08-16, 21:00

Democratic Hopeful Marianne Williamson Asked White Audience Members to Apologize to Black Guests for Slavery I don’t know if 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson believes that she can win, but she’s certainly entertaining in her losing ef...
2019-07-17, 17:16

Donald Trump Hits Back As UK's Top Envoy Calls White House "Inept" US President Donald Trump hit back on Sunday and the UK launched an inquiry after leaked memos revealed Britain's ambassador in the US had described ...
2019-07-08, 03:48

New Zealand Official Calls 8chan ‘the White Supremacist Killer’s Platform of Choice’ One of New Zealand’s top media regulators called fringe online forum 8chan “the white supremacist killer’s platform of choice,̶...
2019-08-09, 15:00

Trump condemns white supremacy, calls for ‘red flag’ laws in wake of mass shootings Saying “hate has no place in America,” President Trump on Monday called for a bipartisan response to the mass shootings over the weekend ...
2019-08-05, 17:48

Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona. The post ...
2019-06-07, 02:16

Marianne Williamson asked white people to apologize to black audience members on speaking tour for slavery, lynchings, other issues Spiritual guru and 2020 Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson asked white members of her audience at an event last July to apologize to black people...
2019-07-17, 03:16

Trump condemns ‘white supremacy,’ calls for mental health and gun reforms after double mass shootings President Trump called Monday for reforms at the intersection of mental health and gun laws -- including so-called "red flag laws" to take guns from ...
2019-08-05, 20:32

The photo of tiny black skimmer chick with cigarette butt in its beak prompts calls for littering crackdown on Florida beaches (WFLA) Images of a tiny chick holding a cigarette in its beak have Florida residents calling for a crackdown on littering. Karen Mason snapped the ph...
2019-06-28, 07:32

Black Men Are Part of Nature but Nature Is White – a poem It took 55 bullets and 3.5 seconds for police to kill Willie McCoy, which a report called ‘reasonable’. Acclaimed poet Shane McCrae writes about his ...
2019-06-15, 02:16

White yoga teacher holding class for white people to learn how white supremacy is in their 'body, mind and heart' A Seattle white yoga instructor is holding a class geared exclusively towards white people to teach how white supremacy is prevalent in their “body, ...
2019-06-11, 16:48

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to p...
2019-06-27, 18:32

Jack Black and Jack White meet, at last Fulfilling the prophecy laid down lo these many years ago—presumably nine seconds after the very first Twitter account was formed—musicians Jack Blac...
2019-06-06, 04:16

'Daddy, let's go, please': Son tearfully protests as dad calls cops on black man, video shows In a tense video, YouTube employee Christopher Cukor called the police on Wesly Michel, who is black, alleging that he was trespassing in the complex...
2019-07-10, 23:32

Jack Grey? … Jack White and Jack Black collaborate on new song The long hoped-for partnership was announced by Black at a concert with his band Tenacious DA uniquely satisfying collaboration is on the cards: acto...
2019-08-09, 01:32

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer me...
2019-06-07, 07:16

Death rate for black infants more than double rate for white infants A National Vital Statistics report published Thursday shows declines in infant death rates since 1995 continue, but the rate of decline has slowed in...
2019-08-01, 10:01

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robins...
2019-08-03, 17:32

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a ...
2019-08-11, 23:00

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a rec...
2019-08-11, 15:00

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people s...
2019-07-11, 22:00

Text on the Beach Beach books are the cool aunts of the literary world: They drive with the top down and take you to new places. They’re memorable, challenging, warm a...
2019-07-10, 11:16

How to Text 911 in an Emergency At some point, you could find yourself in the midst of an emergency and although you have your cell phone with you, you might not be able to place a ...
2019-08-02, 04:32

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, f...
2019-06-24, 10:16

Include Your Partner Whenever You Text About Your Kid If you’re texting someone about a parenting task—a caregiver, a tutor, a fellow parent with a play date, any time you talk to a third party about you...
2019-07-24, 17:00

Text of the FOMC statement Following is the full text of the statement released by the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday following a two-day meeting:...
2019-07-31, 23:16

Your next job interview might just come by text message Screen phone calls are so yesterday. Your next employer might want to do the initial interview via text message. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more...
2019-07-31, 18:00

Best speech to text app of 2019 While speech-to-text used to be specifically only for desktops, the development of mobile devices and the explosion of easily accessible apps means t...
2019-06-20, 00:32

Best text to speech software of 2019 The use of audio for commands has become popular for use with assistants such as Alexa and Siri, and audio is increasingly being used for search and ...
2019-06-19, 18:48

Looking for work? Your next job interview might just come by text message Texting for a job instead of the more traditional screener phone call is becoming more common, and may take you deep into the recruiting process. &#...
2019-07-31, 18:00

How to Schedule iOS Text Messages With the Shortcuts App Like emails and social media posts, being able to draft and schedule out your texts can be a time management lifesaver—especially if you rely on text...
2019-06-18, 21:16

New York might make it illegal to text while walking Crossing the street here can be challenging any time, and you might be even less likely to notice that honking cab or zooming bicyclist if you're loo...
2019-05-21, 16:16

The best free text to speech software 2019 In years gone by, text to speech software was rather expensive, but these days there are excellent text to speech tools available free of charge. We&...
2019-06-18, 22:00

UK mobile users can now switch networks with a text It's about to get a whole lot easier for mobile phone users in the UK to change networks or contracts as new switching rules come into force tod...
2019-07-01, 11:32

How Historians Can Now See Invisible Text on Ancient Manuscripts Historical documents considered lost to the ravages of time—like crumbling parchment thousands of years old or medieval manuscripts whose ink long ag...
2019-06-27, 18:48

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false infor...
2019-07-04, 07:16

FCC Chairman wants to ban caller ID spoofing for text messages FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is advancing the war against robocalls. Today, he proposed adopting rules that would ban caller ID spoofing of text messages an...
2019-07-08, 22:16

If you haven’t patched Vim or NeoVim text editors, you really, really should Enlarge (credit: unknown) A recently patched vulnerability in text editors preinstalled in a variety of Linux distributions allows hackers to take ...
2019-06-13, 06:00

Gillibrand says she can explain white privilege to suburban white women who backed Trump Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said at Wednesday night’s Democratic debate that she wants to go to the suburbs and explain what white privilege is to...
2019-08-01, 07:32

Search Printed Text Using Your iPhone's Camera With SearchCam iOS: Ever read a paper book and wish you could hit ctrl-F? Use the free iOS app SearchCam to search through printed text using your phone’s camera. I...
2019-08-02, 19:01

Google stored some business passwords as plain text Facebook isn't the only big tech company found to be storing passwords in plain text. Google has warned G Suite users that an "error" in a pass...
2019-05-22, 07:32

Text 911 service launches in 4 central Kentucky counties LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Officials say people in four central Kentucky counties can now use texting to communicate with emergency dispatchers. Lexington...
2019-06-14, 11:48

The Curious Mystical Text Behind Marianne Williamson’s Presidential Bid The New Age author was drawn to an esoteric kind of bible as an aimless young woman in the 1970s. It has made her a self-help megastar. And now it ha...
2019-07-05, 12:48

How to backup your text messages on an iPhone, using iCloud or a Mac computer Aleksey Khilko/Shutterstock If you plan on getting a new iPhone and don't want to lose your text conversations, knowing how to backup your text mess...
2019-07-10, 17:32

Mobile phone users can now switch network with just one text New process makes it easier to get PAC code without provider trying to persuade users to stayConsumers are now able to switch their mobile phone prov...
2019-07-02, 03:48

FCC bans spoofed text messages and international robocalls This week the FCC voted to approve rules that ban spoofing text messages and international robocalls. The new rules close long-standing loopholes in ...
2019-08-03, 20:16

I Love You, Now Die: behind the text suicide scandal that shocked America In an eye-opening new documentary, the story of the teenager accused of coercing her boyfriend to kill himself via text is brought to lightDocumentar...
2019-07-09, 09:16

Give Your Kid Some 'Text My Parent' Cards Before School Ends School is almost out, which means your kids are about to lose their built-in weekday social life for a long, hot stretch. As a working mom, I admitte...
2019-05-30, 22:16

Family says ‘Santa’ app sent inappropriate text to young girl A North Carolina family is sounding the alarm about a creepy “Santa” app that reportedly sent an inappropriate message to their young dau...
2019-07-23, 02:48

Google Chrome will soon let you copy text on one device and paste it on another You can already use your Google Account to sync your Chrome bookmarks, browsing history and preferences between devices, but now Google is adding ano...
2019-08-09, 11:32

Kirsten Gillibrand wants to explain white privilege to ‘white women in the suburbs’ Presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said during Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate that she can address “institutional...
2019-08-01, 06:32

White Tears Attempt to Drown Out the True History of Louisiana Plantation: 'Very Racist. If You're White, Don't Go' In today’s edition of white people whitepeopling, I’d like to introduce you to the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, La., where visitors are encouraged ...
2019-08-10, 01:32

Deputy is fired a day after filing to run against sheriff KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida deputy was fired a day after filing to run against his boss in a 2020 sheriff’s race. The Orlando Sentinel rep...
2019-05-23, 16:16

Sheriff: Kentucky woman arrested for DUI twice in same day BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky woman was arrested for DUI twice in the same day. WBKO-TV cited the Warren Count...
2019-06-03, 17:32

Sheriff to birdwatchers: Please pull off the road SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — A sheriff in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is asking birdwatchers not to leave their cars parked in the middle of a...
2019-05-23, 21:48

AWS launches Textract, machine learning for text and data extraction AWS' Textract, which leverages machine learning algorithms to detect and extract text and data from a range of document types, is now generally avail...
2019-05-30, 07:16

Neuroscientists decode brain speech signals into written text Study funded by Facebook aims to improve communication with paralysed patients Doctors have turned the brain signals for speech into written sentence...
2019-07-31, 18:48

Mom shares touching text from autistic son’s seatmate on first solo flight A mom who was nervous about sending her 7-year-old autistic son on his first solo flight has shared a touching text she received from the boy’...
2019-07-03, 01:16

Cambridge Touch Technologies raises $10 million to let you text underwater Cambridge Touch Technologies, a startup developing pressure-sensitive touch tech for device displays, has raised $10 million in venture capital.Read ...
2019-07-23, 18:32

Brain signals decoded into written text in breakthrough research Doctors hoped to create a product that could enable people living with paralysis to communicate more easily than existing devices, which pick up eye ...
2019-08-01, 03:16

Coco Gauff in middle of Wimbledon doubles text breakup Coco Gauff Mania has cost one player her Wimbledon mixed doubles partner. British tennis star Harriet Dart said her playing partner Jay Clarke texted...
2019-07-04, 20:32

Google researcher details iOS exploit that can take over an iPhone with a text message As a general rule, if you avoid clicking on suspicious links that might pop on your phone — whether they’re sent via text message or appe...
2019-08-09, 02:32

| Baxter shares details of text messages from Mourinho, Wenger Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter says that former Premier League managers Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger sent him text messages following their vic...
2019-07-17, 14:48

Text: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party, triggering a contest for a new prime minis...
2019-05-24, 12:32

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
2019-07-15, 20:01

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about makin...
2019-07-14, 19:32

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black M...
2019-05-25, 22:00

White-Ass Joe Biden Claims Old White-Ass Segregationist Never Called Him ‘Boy’ Here’s a suggestion: If you are an old white man running for president and opponents and pundits claim that you’re out of touch and “old-fashioned,” ...
2019-06-20, 01:32

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Cari...
2019-05-25, 18:32

Sheriff under fire for having inmates make her a BBQ grill A California sheriff was suspended after she had inmates at a jail in Santa Clara county make her a BBQ for a break space used by corrections staff, ...
2019-06-05, 13:48

Sheriff’s deputies search for missing child TUCSON – Cochise County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help finding a missing 7-year-old boy. Officials say the chi...
2019-08-05, 01:16

Sheriff: Deputy shot during argument over cats says ‘I won’ INDIALANTIC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was shot multiple times when he responded to a confrontation between neighbors over the fee...
2019-06-05, 15:00

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities sai...
2019-06-15, 02:00

Man gets DUI charge after reporting abuse by Georgia sheriff Police reports show a 75-year-old man who filed a complaint that a Georgia sheriff had grabbed him by the throat was arrested on a drunken-driving ch...
2019-06-01, 04:16

Missing Texas man was eaten by his own dogs: sheriff A reclusive Texas man last seen by his family in April was eaten by his own dogs — a large pack of aggressive canines that left behind just five bone...
2019-07-11, 02:48

Full text: Pelosi announces resolution responding to Trump's comments Dear Democratic Colleague,On Sunday, it was a sign to us that the Catholic Gospel reading was that of the Good Samaritan, where Jesus teaches us to l...
2019-07-16, 01:16

Google Assistant just quietly added a great new text messaging feature Not every update to Google’s software is a gamechanger, but some relatively small additions often end up becoming fan favorites. One such addit...
2019-08-06, 09:48

Reminder: game changing "Text to Switch" rule starts on Monday It's about to get a whole lot easier for mobile phone users in the UK to change to a new contract or network when the new Text to Switch rules c...
2019-06-28, 21:16

Apple updates Pages, Keynote, and Numbers with new text-styling features Enlarge / Pages in macOS Mojave. (credit: Samuel Axon) Today, Apple released Pages 8.1, Numbers 6.1, and Keynote 9.1 for Mac, and the company also ...
2019-06-28, 01:32

UN Draft Text on Digital Rights Ducks Call for Spyware Moratorium UN member states are set to sidestep a call for a moratorium on commercial spyware, deciding instead to commission a study of how digital technology ...
2019-07-02, 20:16

Samurai text tells secrets of sword-fighters' 'supernatural powers' A newly translated samurai text called "Twelve Rules of the Sword" reveals the secrets of a sword-fighting school that mastered a technique that seem...
2019-06-20, 06:48

Biden prompts confusion with bungled pitch for supporters to text campaign Joe Biden ended Wednesday night's Democratic presidential primary debate by issuing a vexing call for supporters visit "Joe 30330" -- leading to conf...
2019-08-01, 08:16

At A Loss: Apple Has Admitted That Even They Don’t Know How Parents Get Their Text Fonts To Be So Fucking Massive Apple has long had a reputation of being famously careful and precise in their product development, but it looks like they’re starting to learn that ...
2019-05-31, 20:32

Jussie Smollett: Over 2,000 documents released, including Kim Foxx text messages On Friday Kim Foxx, Chicago's top prosecutor, released more than 2,000 pages of documents in Jussie Smollett's case and again explained her...
2019-06-01, 01:48

Full Text Of President Kovind's Speech At Joint Session Of Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday addressed the joint session of parliament. He said the people of India have given a "clear mandate to the gover...
2019-06-20, 10:00

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million ...
2019-08-13, 06:00

Breathitt Co. Sheriff: Two Dead In Suspected Murder-Suicide BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials say that the discovery of two bodies in Breathitt County is now being investigated as a murder-suicid...
2019-06-17, 23:48

Sheriff: Remains of missing 83-year-old hiker found TUCSON – Authorities identified what they believe are the remains of an 83-year-old hiker Wednesday morning. According to Santa Cruz County Sheriff T...
2019-07-11, 03:32

Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff...
2019-06-15, 15:00

Canal Street counterfeiters raided by NYC Sheriff’s Officers Canal Street’s notorious knock-off vendors are up to their old tricks. At least four people were busted and approximately half a million dollar...
2019-07-18, 01:32

Top sheriff warns: Trump’s ‘done’ if illegal immigration isn’t slashed One of America’s top sheriffs and supporter of President Trump is warning that if the administration doesn’t curb the explosion of illegal immigratio...
2019-05-30, 21:48

Laurel County Sheriff’s Office Asking For Help Finding Missing Man LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help finding a missing man. Reportedly 2...
2019-06-17, 04:32

Former Philadelphia sheriff gets five years in prison in bribery scheme The longest-serving sheriff of Philadelphia, who this year admitted taking some $675,000 in bribes and kickbacks from a local businessman, was senten...
2019-08-02, 01:48

Sheriff: 2 dead in small plane crash in Louisiana OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed the deaths of two people in a small plane crash on a river levee in Louisiana. St. Landry Parish She...
2019-06-13, 06:32

Ex-Philly sheriff gets five years in federal corruption case Philadelphia’s longest-serving sheriff is now serving behind bars. Former Philly Sheriff John Green was sentenced to five years in federal pris...
2019-08-02, 01:00

Pike Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Injured On Job Site PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (MOUNTAIN TOP NEWS)– A Pike County Sheriff’s Deputy was fatally injured while working at a job site in Little Robinson C...
2019-05-25, 02:48

Sheriff: Three Arrested After Breaking Into Home Of Recently Deceased Man BELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Three individuals were arrested after they allegedly broke into the home of a man who recently died. According to t...
2019-06-14, 19:32

Sheriff: Five-year-old North Carolina boy killed by crossfire RED SPRINGS, N.C. — A 5-year-old North Carolina boy has been killed by crossfire between people fighting near state Highway 72. Robeson County Sherif...
2019-06-06, 14:48

The Latest: Florida sheriff fights accusations of negligence TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Senate hearing reviewing the suspension of a Florida sheriff who oversaw the Parkland shooting response (all...
2019-06-19, 01:16

Texas sheriff: Brother kills sister, self at party A Texas sheriff says a brother fatally shot his sister and wounded three others before killing himself at a housewarming party. The Fort Bend County ...
2019-07-05, 03:00

Georgia sheriff charged with grabbing elderly man by throat ALMA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia sheriff has been arrested on felony charges after he grabbed an elderly man by the throat outside the sher...
2019-05-30, 17:32

Suit seeks $25M after boy fatally struck by sheriff’s deputy BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The family of an 11-year-old boy riding a minibike who was fatally struck by a sheriff’s deputy in southern Michigan...
2019-06-19, 16:16

A sheriff's office in Colorado will use Galaxy S9s as body cameras Deputies in the Kit Carson County Sheriff's Office in Burlington, Colorado, will soon wear Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphones on their vests. The pho...
2019-07-19, 00:00

LA County sheriff’s deputy critical after off-duty shooting ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has been shot in the head in an off-duty attack at a Jack in the Box restaurant. ...
2019-06-11, 06:48

Florida parking lot shooter wants sheriff as defense witness TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a Florida man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space want to call th...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Cosplayer's Giant Rifle Prompts Sheriff's Warning A cosplayer taking some photos earlier today at Seacliff State Beach in Monterey Bay got a little more attention than she was expecting, when concern...
2019-07-04, 03:48

Manafort and Hannity exchanged hundreds of text messages about Mueller-Russia probe Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort exchanged hundreds of text messages with Fox News host Sean Hannity after the longtime GOP operative was cha...
2019-06-22, 03:00

Michelle Carter’s lawyers ask Supreme Court to review suicide-by-text case Lawyers for a Massachusetts woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter last year for pressuring her teenage boyfriend into killing himself are petit...
2019-07-09, 02:16

Puerto Rico: Ricardo Rosselló resigns as party president over text messages Embattled leader stops short of resigning as governorProtesters had set Sunday evening deadline for his departurePuerto Rico’s embattled governor Ric...
2019-07-22, 04:48

MLB players call on Puerto Rico governor to resign over leaked text messages Several Major League Baseball players on Wednesday called for the governor of Puerto Rico to resign after hundreds of leaked documents between the go...
2019-07-18, 19:16

Yankees vs. White Sox: J.A. Happ will stop the White Sox Climbing Mount Everest with dad this weekend? Why not? Unprecedented amounts of people willing to risk their lives to reach the summit have turned th...
2019-06-14, 00:16

Deputy sheriff arrested for cyberstalking teen he met playing Minecraft A deputy sheriff in Texas was arrested for cyberstalking a girl he met while playing Minecraft, a report said Sunday. Pasquale Salas — a deputy with ...
2019-08-05, 17:48

Alabama sheriff charged with scamming food bank, church An Alabama sheriff is charged with scamming a food bank and his own church to pocket thousands under a law that let state sheriffs profit from feedin...
2019-06-14, 22:32

Nelson Co. Sheriff: Pair Held After Chase In Stolen Truck NELSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Nelson County arrested a man and woman Friday on multiple charges after authorities said they fled poli...
2019-06-15, 15:00

Armed Sheriff, Who Stood Outside Florida School During Shooting, Charged A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year was arrested Tues...
2019-06-05, 12:48

Pima County Sheriff’s Department celebrating National Night Out TUCSON- Pima County Sheriff’s Department is celebrating National Night Out with community events across southern Arizona. National Night Out is...
2019-08-06, 05:16

| Sheriff's deputy faces 11 charges over Parkland school shooting A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year has been arrested...
2019-06-05, 11:00

California sheriff: Raptors exec pushed, struck deputy OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating whether Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy i...
2019-06-14, 19:32

Georgia police dog shot and killed by deputy during pursuit, sheriff says A Georgia deputy, who authorities said “followed his training,” shot and killed a police dog after the canine bit him during a pursuit with a suspect...
2019-07-24, 06:32

From West Wing to east Lincs, Rob Lowe is the new sheriff in town In Wild Bill, star plays an American in charge of a small British police force – and he hopes to shine a light on rural EnglandIn Boston, as the them...
2019-06-09, 12:00

Pima Co. Sheriff’s Dept. seized 43 animals from illegal campsite TUCSON – On Wednesday dogs, cats, and turtles were seized by deputies after they received a call around the area of San Joaquin and Ajo Way. Pi...
2019-06-21, 08:00

Possible Jayme Closs kidnapper copycat killed 4 in Wisconsin: sheriff An unemployed Wisconsin man who gunned down three relatives before storming into another home and gunning down a 24-year-old woman may have been imit...
2019-07-31, 21:16

4 bodies, including 2 infants, discovered by border agents, sheriff says Federal border patrol agents found four bodies, including two infants, in a brushy area near the Rio Grande River on Sunday evening and an investigat...
2019-06-24, 09:32

Georgia sheriff steps in after 140 people skipped jury duty DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff says he had to get involved when nearly three-fourths of people summoned for jury duty in his county failed to s...
2019-06-23, 19:16

Sheriff: Store wouldn't let deputy wearing gun pick up ring A North Carolina sheriff says a jewelry store would not allow one of his deputies to pick up an engagement ring because he was wearing his service we...
2019-06-06, 05:32

Man breaks into sheriff’s office, brings donuts as ‘peace offering’ A Washington sheriff’s office reported the strange case of a burglar who was arrested after offering responding deputies a box of donuts as a “...
2019-06-29, 06:32

North Carolina sheriff won’t stop school-day license checks GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The new sheriff in one of North Carolina’s most populated counties says he won’t quit doing traffic stops even th...
2019-05-22, 13:48

Sheriff overseeing troubled Ohio county jail to resign CLEVELAND (AP) — A sheriff who oversees a troubled county jail in Cleveland says he plans to resign this summer for personal reasons. Clifford Pinkne...
2019-05-25, 17:16

Sheriff: Store wouldn’t let deputy wearing gun pick up ring STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff says a jewelry store would not allow one of his deputies to pick up an engagement ring because he w...
2019-06-06, 02:16

Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy RICHMOND, Texas — A Texas sheriff said Friday he has apologized to New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts for the actions of a deputy who ca...
2019-07-13, 00:32

Sheriff: Baby girl dies after 5 hours in Florida daycare van JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an infant has died after being left in a hot van for hours outside a Florida daycare. The Jacksonville Sher...
2019-05-22, 23:48

The Latest: Texas sheriff’s sergeant suffered medical crisis FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Texas sheriff’s sergeant (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say a Texas sheriff’...
2019-06-16, 01:32

After shooting tragedies, Cochise Sheriff will increase patrols in big stores COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – In light of the recent shooting tragedies in El Paso and Dayton, one local Sheriff wants to make sure his community is ...
2019-08-08, 20:00

Brain speech signals decoded into written text in breakthrough research for people with paralysis Doctors have been able to turn brain signals for speech into written sentences in a research project that aims to transform how patients with severe ...
2019-07-31, 21:16

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ star Caelynn Miller-Keyes responds to leaked text messages "I am not here to deny those text messages or the conversations that took place... A large part of the story is missing," Caelynn Miller-Keyes wrote....
2019-08-08, 17:32

Rare Ancient Buddhist Text Discovered In Doomed Temple Super-Complex Near Kabul Archaeologists in Afghanistan have discovered exceptionally rare pieces of an ancient Buddhist manuscript dated to around the seventh century AD at a...
2019-07-31, 18:48

Mexico releases full text of migration agreement that Trump inadvertently flashed to cameras Mexico on Friday released a copy of a supplementary agreement to stop migrant flows into the U.S. -- days after Trump inadvertently flashed parts of ...
2019-06-15, 21:48

Text messages released in Michael Avenatti case allege conversations about Nike payments Text messages between a Kentucky basketball assistant and a Nike executive mentioned in the Michael Avenatti extortion case have been released. ...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Florida sheriff plants sign saying, 'This drug house is closed for business’ A Florida sheriff’s office is letting would-be drug buyers that one of the homes where a suspected drug dealer sold his product is “closed for busine...
2019-05-28, 03:32

Pike County sheriff who investigated in Rhoden murders indicted on 16 charges The anonymous accusation said that the sheriff, who investigated the 2016 Rhoden murders, was taking money seized from drug cases to fund gambling. ...
2019-06-29, 04:16

Texas deputy sheriff charged with cyberstalking girl he met playing Minecraft when she was 12 A deputy sheriff from Texas has been charged with cyberstalking a girl he met playing the online computer game Minecraft. The girl was just 12. ...
2019-08-01, 19:32

Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river: sheriff The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is...
2019-06-22, 03:32

Pima County Sheriff Deputies investigating death on Northwest side TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a death on the Northwest side. Officials said on Wednesday, June 26 at around 6...
2019-06-28, 02:32

State Auditor Finds Discrepancies In Sheriff’s 2017 Financial Statement LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The state auditor has now released the audit of the 2017 financial statement for former Leslie County Sheriff Dela...
2019-06-13, 16:48

Sheriff’s Deputy Fired Years After “To Catch A Predator” Police Sting BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, Ky. (WDRB)– A Breckinridge County sheriff’s deputy has been fired after only six months on the job, according to WDR...
2019-05-30, 17:32

In rural Iowa feud, sheriff won’t honor small town’s arrests DURANT, Iowa (AP) — The sheriff of an eastern Iowa county has declared that his jail will not book suspects arrested in one town because he doesnR...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Philadelphia's First Openly Gay Deputy Sheriff Found Dead of Apparent Suicide On Friday, Deputy Sheriff Dante Austin was found dead inside the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot woun...
2019-06-12, 03:16

Green card scam thwarted by ‘best sex ever’ text that arrived as immigration agent was reviewing phone, prosecutors say A Liberian soccer player’s attempt to trick U.S. immigration authorities into giving him a green card backfired after an agent viewing the phone of t...
2019-07-19, 17:32

Where Caelynn Miller-Keyes and Dean Unglert's Relationship Stands After Bachelor in Paradise Text Drama What happens when Bachelor in Paradise drama spills out into real life? A few of the reality TV show's biggest stars are experiencing just that. As...
2019-08-10, 05:00

Jennifer Aniston Reveals the Hilarious Text Jimmy Kimmel Sent His Wife When Their Plane Lost a Tire Jimmy Kimmel was just trying to lighten the mood. A birthday getaway is usually memorable, but Jennifer Aniston's latest girls trip for her 50th ye...
2019-05-31, 18:48

The Ebers Papyrus: Medico-Magical Beliefs and Treatments Revealed in Ancient Egyptian Medical Text The Ebers Papyrus is an ancient medical document that contains over 842 remedies for illnesses and injuries. It specifically focused on the heart, th...
2019-07-22, 18:32

Coco Gauff mixed up in Wimbledon doubles controversy as player dumps partner by text for teenage phenom American tennis phenom Coco Gauff has been riding high during Wimbledon, defeating Venus Williams and Magdalena Rybarikova in her first two matches a...
2019-07-05, 17:48

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ drama spills into real life as Blake Horstmann makes text messages public Blake Horstmann said he released screenshots of the text messages on social media because he "wanted to take to time address what is being portrayed ...
2019-08-08, 00:00

Parkland Shooting Survivor Kyle Kashuv Loses His Place at Harvard After Racist Text Messages Surface Sometimes, life comes at you fast. And Kyle Kashuv, the pro-gun teen who was among the survivors of the mass shooting at Parkland, Fla.’s Marjory Sto...
2019-06-18, 03:32

Estimated $1M worth of meth found in suitcases in Washington state forest, sheriff says Two suitcases full of methamphetamine were found in a Washington state forest on Monday, officials said — though it's still a mystery as to how huge ...
2019-06-21, 01:00

Florida sheriff orders investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's work release program Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw ordered an investigation into whether Epstein was properly monitored during his work release program while ser...
2019-07-20, 14:32

New Mexico sheriff officer allegedly 'jokingly' tased his co-worker in the groin: reports A New Mexico sheriff’s officer is facing scrutiny after surveillance video released Friday showed he allegedly used his issued taser to stun his co-w...
2019-06-18, 14:32

Philadelphia's first openly gay deputy sheriff found dead at his desk in apparent suicide Philadelphia's first openly gay Deputy Sheriff committed suicide at his desk from an apparent gunshot wound on Friday, just before the city's weekend...
2019-06-10, 00:00

Fort Worth sheriff's deputy died of pulmonary embolism, medical examiner says New details in the death of a Texas sheriff’s deputy who had significant head injuries revealed the 19-year veteran suffered a pulmonary embolism, ac...
2019-06-16, 14:16

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.  ...
2019-06-15, 14:16

Washington 'sanctuary' law means Gov. Inslee should step down or be held in contempt, arrested, sheriff says Washington Gov. Jay Inslee should step down, be held in contempt or arrested for approving a "sanctuary" law, according to the Spokane County sheriff...
2019-06-01, 02:32

Ousted Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel wants his old job back, running for reelection The former top cop of the largest sheriff's office in Florida -- who was booted from power earlier this year in the response to his handling of two m...
2019-07-03, 00:00

Off-duty Los Angeles sheriff's deputy shot in head, critically wounded at a Jack in the Box An off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was critically wounded Monday when he was shot in the head as he waited in line at a fast-food restau...
2019-06-11, 16:48

Facebook's new policy banning white nationalism ignores content that doesn't explicitly use the term 'white nationalism,' auditors say Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Facebook's new policy, which bans white nationalism from its platform, is too narrow, civil rights auditors...
2019-07-02, 21:32

Efficiency Win: This New Gmail Predictive Text Feature Will Auto-Write Passionate Replies To Ardent Love Letters From Your Suitors No one likes wasting their afternoon replying to email after email, and the clever minds at Google have developed a brilliant way to help their users...
2019-06-06, 03:16

South Carolina deputy caught in department’s own undercover child sex sting operation, sheriff says A South Carolina sheriff says he is “sick to his stomach” after one of his own deputies was busted by his department in an undercover child sex sting...
2019-08-15, 02:00

Broward County Sheriff's Office Loses Accreditation After Flawed Response to Mass Shootings The largest sheriff’s office in Florida has lost its accreditation after accusations that it responded poorly to mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman D...
2019-07-02, 09:32

Colorado sheriff's office bloodhound helps find missing 12-year-old girl in Wyoming A Colorado police dog turned out to be in the right place at exactly the right time last week, helping to locate a missing 12-year-old girl in Wyomin...
2019-07-08, 02:00

Sheriff’s deputy in Fort Worth, Texas, dies after found with ‘significant’ head injuries A sheriff’s deputy with 19 years on the job died Friday night after being found with “significant injuries to his head” following a shooting in Fort ...
2019-06-15, 14:00

Former US Sen. Cochran’s funeral set for Mississippi Capitol JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A funeral will be held next week in the Mississippi Capitol for former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, a Republican who represented the...
2019-05-31, 17:48

Former Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dead at 81 JACKSON, Miss. — Former US Sen. Thad Cochran, who served 45 years in Washington and used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of ...
2019-05-30, 23:00

Barry prompts flooding in Mississippi Tropical Depression Barry transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into what the state's governor described as "an ocean." (July 15)  ...
2019-07-16, 00:48

Former US Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Seven-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of Mississippi, has ...
2019-05-30, 17:32

Second Mississippi Republican says he will not meet women alone Former state supreme court justice Bill Waller has become the second candidate for governor to embrace the so-called Pence ruleA second Republican ca...
2019-07-17, 00:00

Vanderbilt shuts out Mississippi St 1-0 at SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drake Fellows pitched six scoreless innings for his 11th win of the season and top-seeded Vanderbilt beat No. 4 seed Mississippi ...
2019-05-24, 10:32

More than 20 Mississippi students hospitalized in bus crash MCCARLEY, Miss. (AP) — A bus has fallen onto its side on a busy Mississippi highway, causing more than 20 high school students to be hospitalized. Mi...
2019-06-18, 04:48

ICE Detains About 680 Workers in Mississippi Raids Trump immigration authorities detained about 680 people in Mississippi on Wednesday, according to law enforcement officials. Nearly 600 Immigration a...
2019-08-08, 06:00

Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran Dies at 81 (JACKSON, Miss.) –– Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who served seven terms and used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home sta...
2019-05-30, 18:16

Mississippi Gulf Coast food and fun Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns....
2019-06-10, 20:16

ICE releases 300 of 680 arrested in Mississippi raids U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson Bryan Cox said Thursday that 300 out of 680 people detained in Mississippi raids were released ...
2019-08-08, 22:32

Mississippi St makes CWS again, beats Stanford 8-1 Peyton Plumlee pitched 6 2/3 strong innings, Dustin Skelton had a three-run triple and Mississippi State advanced to the College World Series for a s...
2019-06-10, 09:32

Mississippi State outlasts LSU 6-5 in 17 innings at 3 am HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Gunner Halter hit a run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning and Mississippi State beat LSU 6-5 in the longest game by...
2019-05-23, 11:48

Protests in Puerto Rico show no sign of stopping as thousands take to the streets demanding governor resign over leaked text messages AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo Thousands of protesters have jammed streets in San Juan since Saturday, calling on Governor Ricardo Rossello to s...
2019-07-19, 12:16

Sheriff's deputy charged with neglect in Florida school shooting has strong defense: legal experts A sheriff's deputy charged with failing to protect students during a mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida high school has a simple defense, some lega...
2019-06-06, 05:48

Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri reportedly involved in sideline altercation with sheriff's deputy Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri was reportedly involved in a courtside altercation with a California sheriff’s deputy after the team defeated t...
2019-06-14, 15:48

Alameda County Sheriff's Office Says Body-Cam Footage Cut Out Right Before Masai Ujiri Allegedly Concussed Deputy Police want to charge Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri with a crime for allegedly concussing an Alameda County Sheriff’...
2019-06-20, 07:00

PCSD Sheriff Mark Napier named Vice President of Major County Sheriffs of America TUCSON = Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier is the new Vice President of the Major County Sheriffs of America. Beginning January 1, 2020, Sheriff Napier...
2019-06-18, 22:32

Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri Under Investigation for Allegedly Hitting Sheriff’s Deputy After Championship Win Did Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri get a little too carried away trying to celebrate with his team after they won their first NBA Championship...
2019-06-15, 07:48

Alameda County Sheriff's Office Wants To Charge Raptors Exec Masai Ujiri With Battery [Update] Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri was walking onto the floor Thursday night to celebrate his team’s championship when he appeare...
2019-06-15, 01:32

Former Florida sheriff's deputy arrested after allegedly planting drugs during minor traffic stops, officials say A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday after investigators say he “routinely” planted drugs on unsuspecting drivers during minor tr...
2019-07-11, 18:16

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fe...
2019-07-17, 08:32

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. &...
2019-08-09, 05:00

Mississippi's former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thur...
2019-05-30, 22:01

Here's how much a US dollar is worth in every state. In Mississippi, $1 goes further The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents...
2019-05-25, 14:01

LSU rides big innings to 12-2 rout of Mississippi State HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drew Bianco, Zach Watson and Chris Reid each drove in two runs and LSU routed Mississippi State 12-2 on Friday night in the South...
2019-05-25, 09:48

ICE raids sweep up 680 undocumented immigrants across Mississippi Immigration enforcement authorities raided food processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday, picking up 680 workers in what was being billed as...
2019-08-08, 01:32

4 pet donkeys shot and killed in Mississippi pasture MIZE, Miss. (AP) — Officials are trying to figure out who shot four miniature donkeys in a Mississippi pasture. Callie West Evans tells WLBT-TV that ...
2019-06-06, 02:16

Ethridge dominant as Mississippi beats Jacksonville St 16-2 OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Tyler Keenan, Anthony Servideo and Thomas Dillard hit homers, Will Ethridge threw seven dominant innings and Mississippi powered...
2019-06-01, 06:16

Mississippi spent $1.5M on Weight Watchers for teachers JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers were giving Weight Watchers $1.5 million for a teacher voucher program that never appeared in any educati...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Crikey! Kangaroo on the loose in south Mississippi GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — It isn’t Australia but residents of a Mississippi town might be feeling like they’re down under. News outlets repo...
2019-06-06, 19:48

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions once an embryonic heartbeat is detected, which can occur at six weeks af...
2019-05-25, 05:00

Mississippi St player at hospital after “medical event” STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State pitcher Jack Eagan was taken to the hospital after receiving medical attention in the dugout during the te...
2019-06-09, 09:32

Longtime Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran -- who served in Congress for more than four decades before his retirement last month -- died on Thursday, his f...
2019-05-30, 20:32

Mississippi rep charged with punching wife could be removed JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi House speaker has lawyers researching how to remove a lawmaker if it’s true that the man punched his own ...
2019-05-24, 18:16

Mississippi Capitol hosts funeral of former US Sen. Cochran JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Flags in Mississippi are flying at half-staff to honor a Republican former U.S. senator who brought billions of dollars to the ...
2019-06-03, 14:00

What Abortion Access Looks Like in Mississippi: One Woman at a Time With state legislatures passing new abortion restrictions, the Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund follows its own compass on how to best help clie...
2019-06-13, 12:16

Lawsuit: Mississippi has racist way of choosing governors JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new lawsuit by three African American residents of Mississippi seeks to block what it calls a racist method of electing the g...
2019-05-30, 17:32

Mississippi flood enters month 4, no end in sight In month four of an epic flood in Mississippi's Delta region, residents still struggle to save their homes and some farmers realize they won&apo...
2019-05-30, 02:48

Tastes and experiences on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns....
2019-06-07, 14:32

Kangaroo goes missing from elementary school — in Mississippi GULFPORT, Miss. — It isn’t Australia but residents of a Mississippi town might be feeling like they’re down under. News outlets report th...
2019-06-07, 09:16

2nd fatal wreck near site of 1 that killed 8 in Mississippi JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A sheriff says a second fatal wreck has occurred this week near a small town in eastern Mississippi. Kemper County Sheriff Jame...
2019-06-05, 23:16

All of Mississippi’s beaches have been closed due to toxic algae All of the beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed due to a toxic algae bloom that causes rashes and vomiting, officials said. ...
2019-07-08, 03:48

Man riding tractor accused of impaling Iowa sheriff's car with bale spear, charged with attempted murder A man is accused of attempted murder of an Iowa sheriff after officials say he used a bale spear to impale the lawman's car. The sheriff was unh...
2019-05-25, 06:48

Family Receives $6.75 Million Settlement for Terrill Thomas, Who Died in Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke's Jail In what’s been declared the largest jail death settlement in the history of Wisconsin, Milwaukee County has paid nearly $7 million to the family of T...
2019-05-30, 07:48

Broward County Sheriff's Office loses accreditation after school massacre, Florida airport shooting: report The largest sheriff's office in Florida has sustained another blow after a state panel voted last Wednesday to revoke the law enforcement accreditati...
2019-07-02, 12:16

The Latest: Judge questions Mississippi 6-week abortion ban JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing in a lawsuit to block a Mississippi abortion law that bans the procedure after 6 weeks (all times local...
2019-05-21, 19:32

Prosecutor could decide on seventh trial in Mississippi case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor who has tried the same man six times in a death penalty case now will decide whether to seek a seventh...
2019-06-22, 17:00

ICE raids in Mississippi arrest 680, making for the largest in over a decade The raids happened just hours before President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, the majority-Latino city where a man linked to an online screed a...
2019-08-08, 10:32

Trump applauds ICE for ‘surprise’ immigration raids in Mississippi President Trump on Friday praised the ICE raids in Mississippi in which hundreds of workers were rounded up this week, saying they served as a strong...
2019-08-09, 21:32

Mexico minister says 107 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday that 107 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi, part of sweep...
2019-08-08, 21:00

WWII sweethearts who reunited in France may see each other again, this time in Mississippi After a brief reunion in France, wartime sweethearts K.T. Robbins and Jeannine Ganaye are looking to add another chapter to their love story.  ...
2019-06-21, 23:32

‘They cry for their parents’: Mississippi Ice raids spur pleas from children Wednesday’s raid saw about 680 immigrants detained, leaving their children in the care of strangers or relativesA raid by US immigration agents that ...
2019-08-09, 05:32

Mississippi River spillway opening postponed to June 6 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Plans to open a Mississippi River spillway in Louisiana for the third time ever have been put off for four days because the river&...
2019-05-30, 23:32

Some children still not reunited with parents after Mississippi ICE raids, agency says Workers with Mississippi's Child Protection Services are still searching for children believed to be without their parents after immigration rai...
2019-08-13, 19:00

Mississippi rep accused of punching wife issues statement JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi lawmaker accused of recently punching his wife has issued a statement, saying the incident has been misrepresente...
2019-05-26, 03:32

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of recor...
2019-05-30, 20:32

680 arrested in ICE raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, Wednesday. &...
2019-08-08, 14:00

Mississippi investigates shooting death of official’s father JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The father of Mississippi’s agriculture commissioner has died, and authorities are investigating whether he was shot by a...
2019-06-06, 23:48

Mississippi picks Carter to be interim athletic director OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has picked former basketball standout Keith Carter to be its interim athletic director. The school made the announce...
2019-05-27, 18:16

Floodway to open as rains swell Mississippi river Just weeks after opening a Louisiana spillway to ease pressure on the state’s levee structures, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing t...
2019-05-30, 22:01

Trump sets limited disaster aid for 8 Mississippi counties JACKSON, Miss. — President Donald Trump is issuing a federal disaster declaration authorizing aid to eight Mississippi counties following storms and ...
2019-06-21, 18:32

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants U.S. immigration authorities arrested nearly 700 people at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday in what federal offic...
2019-08-08, 08:00

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts th...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Small fans 10, Mississippi St tops Central Michigan 7-2 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out 10 over six innings, Mississippi State’s offense pounded 16 hits and the Bulldogs rolled to a 7...
2019-06-02, 06:48

Correction: Flooding-Mississippi River Barges story OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In a story May 18 about an interruption in barge traffic along the Mississippi River, The Associated Press erroneously reported th...
2019-05-22, 23:48

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity...
2019-06-12, 02:01

After Mississippi ICE raids, some affected children still are without a parent, official says Some children whose parents were detained in immigration raids in Mississippi last week still do not have at least one parent with them, a Mississipp...
2019-08-16, 21:00

Mississippi River dropping below flood stage along Iowa OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Mississippi River is dropping below flood stage along many of Iowa’s riverfront cities after nearly three months of reco...
2019-06-13, 16:48

Scores from Mexico, Guatemala detained in Mississippi raids The governments of Guatemala and Mexico said on Thursday that between them, almost 300 of their citizens had been detained in the southern U.S. state...
2019-08-09, 07:32

Mississippi authorities release names of 8 killed in crash SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the names of the eight people killed in a head-on collision between a box truck and ...
2019-06-05, 04:16

Officials: 8 killed in head-on crash on Mississippi highway SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman says a wreck on a rural highway has killed eight people. Sgt. Andy West said the patrol r...
2019-06-03, 16:32

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans n...
2019-05-25, 01:48

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s heartbeat abortion ban U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves made the order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018 Mississi...
2019-05-25, 06:48

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early...
2019-05-25, 03:48

Immigration raids hit Mississippi food processing plants US immigration officials raided several Mississippi food processing plants on Wednesday and signaled that the early-morning strikes were part of a la...
2019-08-08, 02:32

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a m...
2019-07-11, 13:16

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is d...
2019-05-25, 09:48

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2019-08-06, 18:32

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2019-08-05, 21:00

'Use at least one Emoji per text': The new rules of communicating in the digital era Emoji replace sentences. Acronyms replace words. And phones aren’t used to make phone calls anymore. In fact, before you call, you might want t...
2019-07-17, 19:32

Mississippi Republican Denies Reporter Access to Campaign Because She's a Woman One Mississippi gubernatorial candidate is taking a page out of Vice President Mike Pence’s book, denying a local reporter the opportunity to follow...
2019-07-10, 17:16

Mississippi Walmart employees return to work less than one week after shooting Employees of a Mississippi Walmart are back at work after two store managers were killed by a gunman described as a disgruntled worker.   ...
2019-08-06, 22:00

Mississippi State tops Stanford 6-2 in NCAA super regionals STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out eight over six innings, Dustin Skelton hit two doubles and Mississippi State beat Stanford 6-2 in the...
2019-06-09, 09:32

Hundreds Arrested in Mississippi Raids Targeting Immigrant Workers More than 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in what the authorities said might be the largest worksite enforcement action ...
2019-08-08, 01:32

ICE released 300 of the 680 detained in raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday....
2019-08-09, 05:32

Mississippi State beats Miami 5-2, back in super regionals Jake Mangum had three hits, Jordan Westburg drove in two runs and Mississippi State beat Miami 5-2 to win the Starkville Regional and advance to the ...
2019-06-03, 06:48

Hundreds of Their Workers Were Arrested In Mississippi ICE Raids, But No Employers Have Been Charged Yet Hundreds of employees at seven worksites across Mississippi were swept up Wednesday in the largest immigration raid in at least a decade. Their emplo...
2019-08-10, 03:32

Mississippi Blues Trail markers will honor Lynyrd Skynyrd MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — People are raising money for two Mississippi Blues Trail markers to commemorate the 1977 plane crash that killed three members o...
2019-06-29, 18:32

Illegal immigrant gets 20 years for raping 12-year-old Mississippi girl An illegal immigrant who followed a 12-year-old Mississippi girl into a restaurant bathroom, got her number, then raped her hours later, was sentence...
2019-05-23, 11:16

More than 40 charged in federal court from Mississippi ICE raid, but no company officials So far, more than 40 arrest warrants have been filed in federal court resulting from the Aug. 7 immigration raid.       ...
2019-08-17, 22:00

ICE Arrests Hundreds in Mississippi Raids Targeting Immigrant Workers More than 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in what the authorities said might be the largest worksite enforcement action ...
2019-08-08, 12:00

Financial future of Mississippi Delta uncertain after rampant floods Life as most people know it has come to a slow halt in the Mississippi Delta. More than 500,000 acres of land, according to the Mississippi Levee Boa...
2019-05-24, 04:00

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used ...
2019-07-10, 20:16

‘Let our voices be heard’: Youth march in protest of Mississippi ICE raids The children of Sacred Heart Catholic Church streamed out into Mississippi's heat on a blistering Sunday afternoon, carrying what they said was a mes...
2019-08-12, 07:00

As many as 100 chicken plant workers reportedly fired after Mississippi ICE raid There are unconfirmed reports that as many as 100 employees have been fired at a chicken processing plant in Morton.       ...
2019-08-15, 00:00

Man shot and killed by US marshals was wanted in Mississippi in connection with shooting A 20-year-old black man whose shooting death by a fugitive task force sparked a night of violence and unrest in a Memphis, Tenn., neighborhood Wednes...
2019-06-14, 07:32

Supreme Court throws out conviction of Mississippi death row inmate The US Supreme Court on Friday threw out the 2010 murder conviction of a black Mississippi death row inmate who was tried six times for the same crim...
2019-06-21, 21:48

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.      ...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Citizens line up for Mississippi jobs but fear the impact of ICE raids The workers’ efforts to explore jobs at the meatpacking plants go against the notion that Americans have no interest in the gritty jobs often held by...
2019-08-14, 01:32

Armada of barges cleared for Mississippi River shipments after floods The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)...
2019-06-21, 19:00

McCook's Crick, Mississippi golfer gain Web.com exemptions McCook's Brandon Crick, Mississippian Braden Thornberry get exemptions for Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha       &...
2019-06-06, 19:00

Toxic algae bloom closes dozens of Mississippi beaches Blooms of toxic algae, also known as cyanobacteria and caused by weeks of heavy rain, have become so dangerous in Mississippi that the state’s enviro...
2019-07-11, 03:32

Mississippi Governor Candidate: Woman Reporter Cannot Cover His Campaign Alone JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless s...
2019-07-11, 05:32

Two shot, killed by ‘disgruntled’ Walmart employee in Mississippi identified SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a north Mississippi Walmart (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A Mississippi coroner has identif...
2019-07-31, 23:00

ICE raids on Mississippi food processing plants result in 680 arrests U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out a series of raids across multiple food processing plants in Mississippi Wednesday arresting appr...
2019-08-08, 13:00

New Orleans braces for Mississippi flooding as storm Barry bears down Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and city officials warned of severe flooding i...
2019-07-11, 20:48

Mandatory evacuations issued due to levee failure near Mississippi River Residents in West Quincy, Mo., were ordered late Thursday to flee to higher ground due to a levee failure near the already bloated Mississippi River....
2019-05-31, 14:48

The El Paso, Texas sheriff called for action on guns in a heartfelt Facebook post after the mass shooting: 'This entire nation should be outraged' Joel Angel Juarez/AFP/Getty Images El Paso Sheriff Richard Wiles called for action on guns following a mass shooting in Texas on Saturday, which kil...
2019-08-05, 09:48

Officer accused of sexually abusing 15-year-old killed himself, Mississippi police say The apparent suicide follows claims that the Jackson Police Department officer sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in Mississippi.   ...
2019-05-28, 16:48

Abortion in the south: The 'escorts' who ward off protesters at Mississippi's lone clinic ‘Clinic escorts’ create a buffer between protesters and women arriving at the clinic as its role becomes ever more importantKim Gibson wore a pastel ...
2019-08-13, 15:00

Mississippi immigration raids thrust kids into adult roles. They're still children Even the youngest children of the undocumented immigrants swept up in workplace immigration raids across Mississippi were suddenly thrust into adulth...
2019-08-10, 14:32

Mississippi federal judge to hear case on state's new fetal heartbeat law A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year will hear arguments Tuesday on a new law that prohibits abortion once a ...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is dete...
2019-05-25, 11:00

DHS secretary: Mississippi raids focused on employers 'exploiting undocumented workers' Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan said Sunday that the raids on seven Mississippi businesses, in which 680 people were detained, ...
2019-08-13, 00:00

Photo tour: Experience the tastes and sights of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Seafood naturally dominates the food scene, but visitors can enjoy a variety of influences, including French, Cajun, Creole ­and Asian.  &#...
2019-06-07, 19:48

Invoking the Racist Dog Whistles of the Past, ICE Arrests Nearly 700 Undocumented Immigrants in Mississippi In what Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are touting as “the largest single-state immigration enforcement operation in our nation’s hist...
2019-08-08, 19:32

Immigration official: Those arrested in Mississippi shouldn't have been hired by company A day after the largest federal immigration raid in more than a decade led to the arrest of 680 people, a top ICE official defended the operation. &...
2019-08-09, 05:32

A Mississippi State Rep Allegedly Punched His Wife in the Face for Undressing Too Slowly This past Saturday, Mississippi Republican state Representative Douglas McLeod was arrested and charged with misdemeanor domestic violence after he a...
2019-05-23, 02:48

Levee failures along Mississippi, Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuations Residents in several communities located near the swollen Mississippi and Arkansas rivers were forced to flee their homes on Thursday and Friday foll...
2019-05-31, 20:48

Mississippi man David Logan beaten by cops during traffic stop: attorney An African American man was beaten to a bloody pulp by white Mississippi law enforcement officers during a traffic stop this month, the man’s attorne...
2019-07-31, 21:16

Mississippi farmers suffering after widespread flooding prevents crops from being planted The time to get crops like soy beans, cotton and corn in the ground have come and gone for many farmers in the Mississippi Delta. Months of flooding ...
2019-08-01, 05:00

Mississippi Primary Election for Governor: Voters Go to Polls in Tight Race Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is hoping to avoid a runoff on Tuesday and focus on what could be a tough general-election fight in November against a Democrat....
2019-08-07, 04:00

Swimming Banned at All Mississippi Beaches After Huge Toxic Algae Bloom An unusually large bloom of toxic blue-green algae has prompted the closure of all beaches along the Mississippi coastline. Officials are attributing...
2019-07-08, 19:16

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the ...
2019-07-14, 14:48

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide, police say A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into...
2019-07-17, 20:32

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history...
2019-06-21, 19:16

Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone, which she says is 'sexism' A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign...
2019-07-12, 01:16

Allegations of labor abuses dogged Mississippi plant years before immigration raids Long before U.S. immigration authorities arrested 680 people at agricultural processing facilities in Mississippi this week, one of the five targeted...
2019-08-09, 19:32

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide: cops A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into...
2019-07-18, 08:32

Coast Guard anticipates closing Port of New Orleans and lower Mississippi within several hours The United States Coast Guard expects to close the Port of New Orleans and the lower Mississippi River on Friday as Tropical Storm Barry approaches t...
2019-07-12, 19:16

Immigration officials defend Mississippi raids in days after El Paso mass shooting ​US immigration officials defended the timing of raids on food processing plants in Mississippi that came just days after a gunman targeted “Me...
2019-08-12, 03:32

Nearly half of all illegal immigrants nabbed in Mississippi ICE raid released on ‘humanitarian grounds’ Almost half of those arrested in a mass Immigration and Customs Enforcement [ICE] roundup of illegal immigrants in Mississippi on Wednesday have alre...
2019-08-08, 23:32

Toxic algae which causes rashes, vomiting closes beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shoreline. Officials have al...
2019-07-05, 17:48

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because...
2019-05-21, 20:48

Downtown Burlington, Iowa, inundated as flood wall fails along Mississippi River Downtown Burlington, Iowa, was overrun with water after a barrier along the Mississippi River failed Saturday.        ...
2019-06-02, 04:00

Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81; steered billions of dollars to his home state JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81; steered billions of dollars to his home state. The post Former U.S. Se...
2019-05-30, 17:32

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit science foundation to pay the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for off-duty deputies who guarded him during his work release New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services / Handout via REUTERS Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit, the Florida ...
2019-07-18, 07:16

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hu...
2019-05-29, 03:00

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the a...
2019-05-22, 23:48

The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation A...
2019-06-11, 06:00

UK Conservative lawmaker Brady considering leadership bid: BBC British Conservative Party lawmaker Graham Brady is considering running for the party's leadership following the resignation of Prime Minister Theres...
2019-05-24, 16:00

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu repres...
2019-05-26, 08:32

Text to switch: what is it and how do I switch phone deals? Text to switch is a name that aptly describes an initiative thataims to make switching phone provider - while keeping your number - easier than ever....
2019-07-13, 02:48

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused...
2019-07-10, 23:16

After Record-Setting ICE Raid in Mississippi, Migrant Children Face the Horror of Living Without Their Parents After nearly 700 immigrants were detained by ICE agents on Wednesday during a series of strategic raids, an ugly situation in Morton, Miss., became e...
2019-08-09, 21:00

Ole Miss student from Missouri found dead in Mississippi, 'foul play' involved, authorities say "Foul play" was reportedly involved in the death of a 21-year-old female University of Mississippi student found dead near a lake this weekend, offic...
2019-07-23, 07:48

GOP candidates Tate Reeves, Bill Waller head for runoff in Mississippi governor's race Two Republican candidates for Mississippi governor are headed for a runoff, after the margin of victory in a primary Tuesday was too narrow to certif...
2019-08-07, 21:32

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self after being served divorce papers, police say The Marshall County sheriff said that Carl Robinson shot his wife LaToya Thompson at the clinic where she worked before fatally shooting himself. &#...
2019-07-19, 18:48

Mississippi GOP candidate responds to 'sexism' claims, says public can 'perceive' things when man alone with female reporter A Mississippi gubernatorial candidate responded to sexism claims from a female reporter who he informed couldn't shadow him unless another person acc...
2019-07-12, 07:16

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year...
2019-06-06, 23:32

'Pretty sure we didn't get high together': Missouri cop responds to wrong number text with photo An officer with the Winfield Police Department in Missouri responded to a text from a person who said, "We got high together girl."   ...
2019-08-14, 12:00

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardes...
2019-07-12, 12:00

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Va...
2019-06-05, 14:48

NPP Lawmaker, His Son Among 11 Killed By Militants In Arunachal Pradesh A lawmaker and his son were among 11 people killed by NSCN (IM) militants in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district today. Two others were critically inj...
2019-05-21, 14:31