Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Pass Christian Convicted Felon Sentenced for Possessing Ammunition

Gulfport, Miss – Cornell Demidridous Smith, 40, of Pass Christian, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr., to 30 months in...

Choctaw Man Pleads Guilty to Burglarizing Procurement Office

Jackson, Miss. – Shelton Shane Chapman, Jr., a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, pled guilty today before U.S. District Judge Carlton...

Jackson Man Pleads Guilty under Project EJECT to Armed Carjacking

Jackson, Miss – Justin Darby, 37, of Jackson, entered a guilty plea yesterday before U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate, to one count of...

State retirees can soon serve in legislature while drawing pension

The state pension board ordered its staff to write a new regulation Tuesday that will remove a long-standing prohibition and allow legislators to draw...

Houses passes Fresh Start Act

The state House advanced legislation today that will make it easier for ex-offenders to receive occupational licenses and earn a living. Introduced by Rep....

AG Sends More than $17.6 Million to State General Fund

Attorney General Jim Hood delivered a $17,658,336.29 check to the Mississippi Legislature Tuesday that included settlement monies recently collected. The settlements include five of the...

Hood: Judge Tate Reeves for ‘Rebel Flags,’ Not Frat’s College Blackface

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood "did all kinds of stupid things in college," but he is "sure" wearing blackface is not one of them,...

Twitter and the real world are not the same thing

The question, “What are you doing?” propelled Twitter from a small Silicon Valley startup to one of the most influential social media companies in...

Freedom Minute: Fresh Start Act

In this edition of Freedom Minute, MCPP’s Jameson Taylor talks with Rep. Mark Baker about the Fresh Start Act. The post Freedom Minute: Fresh Start...

CONSUMER ALERT: AG Hood Warns State Workers of Paycheck Scam

Attorney General Jim Hood is warning employees of the State of Mississippi that scammers are targeting them in attempt to reroute direct deposits of...