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January 10, 2019 9:17 PM When lightning strikes: America’s most struck states revealed

New research reveals the U.S. states that experienced the most lightning strikes in 2018 – Florida and Texas are at the top of the list. The Sunshine State had the highest density of lightning strikes. Florida had the highest average of negative ground-to-cloud flasher per square mile, with 24, according to the study. Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi 148

January 3, 2019 11:30 PM Driver charged after bus overturns pleads not guilty to DUI

JACKSON, Miss. – A Greyhound bus driver is pleading not guilty to driving under the influence after her bus overturned in Mississippi, sending nearly two dozen passengers to hospitals. Local news outlets report 31-year-old Erika Nixon entered the plea Thursday, hours after her bus overturned on a ramp from Interstate 55 near downtown Jackson 97

December 31, 2018 5:34 PM Dorsey: Williams, Kitchens among Browns HC candidates

Interim head coach Gregg Williams and offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens are candidates to become head coach of the Cleveland Browns. General manager John Dorsey said Monday at his season-ending press conference that the team’s performance since Hue Jackson was fired at midseason put both coaches in position to be promoted. “We’re going to interview 153

December 10, 2018 11:55 AM 'Bye, Felicia': School bans flip shirt honoring dead seniors

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – A Mississippi high school has banned students from wearing a class t-shirt that lists the names of three seniors who died this year and the dismissive phrase "Bye, Felicia." The Sun Herald of Biloxi reports Pascagoula School Superintendent Wayne Rodolfich on Friday banned the shirts from school property and events. Students on Thursday 69

December 5, 2018 3:11 PM Diocese removes Mississippi priest after federal fraud probe

STARKVILLE, Miss. – The Roman Catholic diocese in Jackson, Mississippi, has removed a priest from the ministry staff at a Starkville church after a federal fraud investigation. Local media report that the priest's removal and replacement at St. Joseph Catholic Church was announced Sunday. The priest is accused of defrauding parishioners and others who donated 70

November 30, 2018 2:19 AM Two toddlers shot in front of Mississippi hospital, expected to survive

(Reuters) - Two toddlers in a car were hit by gunfire from another vehicle in front of a hospital in Jackson, Mississippi, on Thursday and were in stable condition at the medical facility, police said. The incident, in front of University of Mississippi Medical Center, was first reported to police as a possible mass shooting in progress, Jackson Police 88

November 28, 2018 1:00 AM Mississippi man dies after being shocked by police stun gun

NEW ALBANY, Miss. – Mississippi officials are investigating the death of a man who became unresponsive after police shocked him with an electrical stun gun. New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson tells local media that officers were responding to reports of a disturbance involving an uncontrollable man Monday evening. He says multiple officers struggled 68

November 26, 2018 6:34 PM Official: Nooses, signs found on Mississippi Capitol grounds

JACKSON, Miss. – A Mississippi official says two nooses and six signs were found on the grounds of the Mississippi state Capitol. Chuck McIntosh, a spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration, which oversees the Capitol, says the nooses and signs were found Monday morning shortly before 8 a.m. on the south side of the Capitol 65

November 23, 2018 3:39 AM 4 players ejected from Ole Miss-Mississippi State game after fight

OXFORD, Miss. -- Four players were ejected from the Egg Bowl between Mississippi and Mississippi State after a fight at the end of the third quarter. Ole Miss appeared to score a touchdown on the final play of the quarter Thursday night, when A.J. Brown crossed the goal line. Players started shoving immediately after the play, and the fight spilled across 65

November 14, 2018 4:11 PM Drunk Mississippi man drove truck into courthouse to report his drugs were stolen: police

Keith Cavalier is seen climbing out of a Toyota Tacoma truck after it hit the east side of the courthouse in Gulfport, Miss., Saturday morning, Nov. 10, 2018. (Harrison County Board of Supervisors via the AP) GULFPORT, Miss. – A man has been arrested after he drove his pickup truck into a courthouse in Mississippi. News outlets reported that the Gulfport 92