Articles tagged with: Mississippi

16 December 2014

Joyride turns deadly in Mississippi

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Scott County, Miss. --- (WLBT)  A 9-year-old Mississippi boy is fighting for his life after crashing a car full of children, killing two of the young passengers.3-year-old Braydon Traxler and 13-ye ...

09 December 2014

Mississippi teen burned alive

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Memphis, Miss. --- (WMC)  Family members of a Mississippi teenager burned alive are desperate for answers in the heinous murder.Jessica Chambers, 19, was found burning near her car Saturday night. ...

11 November 2014

School beating caught on cam

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Tupelo, Miss. -- (WTVA)  A Mississippi mother says complaints about bullying were ignored until her daughter's beating was caught on camera. Cellphone video shows 13-year-old Destiny Hughes being p ...

10 September 2014

Father to face murder charges

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Lexington, S.C. --- (WIS)  The South Carolina father accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama will be charged with murder when he is extradited to his home state.Lex ...

05 September 2014

Study shows increase in adult obesity

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Adult obesity rates in the U.S. remain high and even increased in six states over the past year.That's according to a new report from the Trust for America’s Health, which tracks obesity trends in ...

19 August 2014

Family: assault was a hate crime

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Miss. --- (WLBT)  The family of a Mississippi man beaten and shot by his stepson say the assault should be considered a hate crime.Craig Wilson is in critical condition after he was brutally attack ...

14 August 2014

U.S. Marshals arrest woman on most wanted list

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Portland, Ore. -- U.S. Marshal’s arrested the lone woman on their most wanted list.Janet Barreto was arrested at a Portland shopping center Tuesday, according to law enforcement; she had been on t ...

08 July 2014

New eye for "KFC girl"

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(WBBH)  The young dog mauling victim at the center of an alleged hoax has arrived in Florida to be fitted with a new prosthetic eye.3-year-old Victoria Wilcher arrived from Mississippi with her fam ...

16 June 2014

KFC probes whether scarred girl was asked to leave

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(NBC News) KFC Corp. says it's investigating allegations that a restaurant employee in Jackson, Mississippi, asked a 3-year-old to leave because her facial injuries disturbed other patrons. The comp ...

08 May 2014

Caught on cam: tornado destruction

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Tupelo, Miss. --- (NBC News) A Northern Mississippi church has released a video documenting the destruction caused by a massively violent tornado that struck their community in late April."It really ...