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Democratic-controlled House kills articles of impeachment against Trump

The House voted to kill a measure seeking to impeach President Donald Trump – the first vote on such a measure since Democrats took the majority and since the release of former special counsel Robert Mueller's report.

 

Mississippi police officer gets 30-day suspended jail sentence for hitting bartender

Hattiesburg police officer Cory Shumock was sentenced to 30 days in prison, which was suspended, and six months probation for hitting a bartender.

 

Rankin School Board signs off on tax increase for teacher raises

The move comes as the state's third largest school districts works to offer teachers a more competitive salary.

 

Sister's photo in Mississippi Civil Rights museum

A teenage Dorothy Pitchford marched in a protest on the capitol in 1963. Over 50 years later, her sister saw her photo in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

 

NCAA, Jackie Sherrill reach settlement in 15-year long case

"I'm relieved," Sherrill said after the announcement, "especially after all this time."

 

Jackie Sherrill trial exposes role of informants in NCAA investigation

Sherrill's attorney noted the close connection between Ole Miss booster Julie Gibert and the lead NCAA investigator, Rich Johanningmeier.

 

Justice Department ends probe of hush-money payments in final months of Donald Trump's campaign, judge says

A federal judge said prosecutors had concluded their investigations of possible campaign finance violations involving Michael Cohen.

 

Hurricane Barry takes toll on cemetery

Heavy rain and flash flooding from Hurricane Barry caused above ground burial vaults at St. Helen's Cemetery in Franklin, La., to move.

 

Florida man attacks wife's lover with scissors and flees with his penis, police say

A Florida man allegedly cut off a man's penis months after catching him sleeping with his wife, the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office said.

 

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