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Global Travel Alert Issued

Posted: 4:25 PM - As you get ready for holiday travel, the U.S. State Department says Americans, especially those traveling internationally, should be on alert.

State of Alabama Sets Execution Date

Posted: 3:45 PM - The Alabama Supreme Court has set a Jan. 21 execution date for Christopher Brooks, convicted of raping and murdering a woman more than 20 years ago.

Rosa Parks Statue Restored

Posted: 11/23/2015 - The artist who put his bronze sculpture of Rosa Parks in the Rosa Parks Museum 15 years ago returned to Montgomery to give the piece a makeover.

Terry Mayor Resigns

Updated: 11/23/2015 - The mayor of Terry, Miss., has resigned after pleading guilty to embezzlement.

MHP to Have Heightened Enforcement

Posted: 11/23/2015 - The Mississippi Highway Patrol will have increased manpower on the road for the Thanksgiving holiday enforcement period Wednesday through Sunday.

Wheel, Seat of Missing Plane Found in New York Reservoir

Courtesy: MGN Online
Posted: 11/20/2015 - Authorities say a wheel and part of a seat from a small airplane that vanished while on approach to a Connecticut airport have been retrieved from a New York reservoir. The single-engine aircraft had flown to Mississippi and was returning when it vanished.

Democrat Eaton Draws Long Straw in Tiebreaker

Updated: 11/20/2015 - To break a tie in a Mississippi House election, a Democrat and a Republican reached into a red canvas bag Friday and each plucked out a silver-plated business card box.

Mississippi A.G. Warns about Spoofing Scam

Posted: 11/20/2015 - The office of Attorney General Jim Hood sent out a warning to Mississippians about a phone scam that's using technology to make it appear the call is coming from a familiar, trusted source.

House Passes Bill for Extensive BG Checks

Posted: 11/19/2015 - The U.S. House of Representatives passed the SAFE Act Thursday, a bill to extend background checks on Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the U.S. President Obama has pledged to veto it.

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