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  • Man stabbed multiple times at Vicksburg gas station

    Man stabbed multiple times at Vicksburg gas station

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:48:02 GMT
    Black Eye is wanted by police as a suspect in the overnight stabbing; Source: Vicksburg PDBlack Eye is wanted by police as a suspect in the overnight stabbing; Source: Vicksburg PD
    Black Eye is wanted by police as a suspect in the overnight stabbing; Source: Vicksburg PDBlack Eye is wanted by police as a suspect in the overnight stabbing; Source: Vicksburg PD

    On Tuesday April 24, 2018 around 9:47 p.m. Vicksburg Police responded to The Speedmart Convenience Store 2320 Washington Street in reference to a person that had been stabbed.

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    On Tuesday April 24, 2018 around 9:47 p.m. Vicksburg Police responded to The Speedmart Convenience Store 2320 Washington Street in reference to a person that had been stabbed.

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  • Luke Alexander's walkoff lifts Mississippi State to 3rd straight Governor's Cup

    Luke Alexander's walkoff lifts Mississippi State to 3rd straight Governor's Cup

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:00:36 GMT
    Source: SEC NetworkSource: SEC Network

    The Rally Dawgs were at it again Tuesday night in Pearl.

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    The Rally Dawgs were at it again Tuesday night in Pearl.

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  • Insurance agent pleads guilty to aiding and abetting tax evasion in corrections corruption case

    Insurance agent pleads guilty to aiding and abetting tax evasion in corrections corruption case

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:43:57 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The final person facing charges in an alleged kickback scheme involving Mississippi's former corrections commissioner is scheduled to plead guilty Tuesday. Insurance agent Guy "Butch" Evans will waive indictment and plead guilty to a separate charge that prosecutors had not yet filed as of Monday.

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    The final person facing charges in an alleged kickback scheme involving Mississippi's former corrections commissioner is scheduled to plead guilty Tuesday. Insurance agent Guy "Butch" Evans will waive indictment and plead guilty to a separate charge that prosecutors had not yet filed as of Monday.

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  • Family holds vigil for young mother

    Family holds vigil for young mother

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:08:30 GMT
    The family of April Spells held a vigil for her at Fuel Time on Tuesday. Source: WLBTThe family of April Spells held a vigil for her at Fuel Time on Tuesday. Source: WLBT

    Tuesday evening family and friends are celebrating the life of Jackson's most recent homicide victim. One week ago today, life changed for the Spells family when 26 year old April Spells was shot at Fuel Time gas station on Bullard Street.

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    Tuesday evening family and friends are celebrating the life of Jackson's most recent homicide victim. One week ago today, life changed for the Spells family when 26 year old April Spells was shot at Fuel Time gas station on Bullard Street.

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  • Fundraising email for Cindy Hyde-Smith raises questions by opponent Chris McDaniel

    Fundraising email for Cindy Hyde-Smith raises questions by opponent Chris McDaniel

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:51:09 GMT
    Hyde-Smith served as a State Senator from 2000-2012 for her hometown of Brookhaven. After winning the election in 2011, she became the Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce starting in 2012. Source: WLBT archivesHyde-Smith served as a State Senator from 2000-2012 for her hometown of Brookhaven. After winning the election in 2011, she became the Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce starting in 2012. Source: WLBT archives

    A Republican appointee trying to keep a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi has sent a fundraising appeal saying she's supported by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. But, Trump and Pence have not endorsed Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith - or anyone - in the special election. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant appointed the former state agriculture commissioner to temporarily succeed Sen. Thad Cochran, who retired April 1. The winner of a November election will complete the last two y...

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    A Republican appointee trying to keep a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi has sent a fundraising appeal saying she's supported by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. But, Trump and Pence have not endorsed Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith - or anyone - in the special election. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant appointed the former state agriculture commissioner to temporarily succeed Sen. Thad Cochran, who retired April 1. The winner of a November election will complete the last two y...

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  • Biloxi Wade-ins remembered, recognized with Mississippi Freedom Trail Marker

    Biloxi Wade-ins remembered, recognized with Mississippi Freedom Trail Marker

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:44:47 GMT
    Source: WLOXSource: WLOX

    Another part of Mississippi's civil rights history recognized and remembered on a Biloxi beach Tuesday. Officials with the city and the Mississippi Freedom Trail unveiled a new sign memorializing the Biloxi Beach Wade-Ins.

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    Another part of Mississippi's civil rights history recognized and remembered on a Biloxi beach Tuesday. Officials with the city and the Mississippi Freedom Trail unveiled a new sign memorializing the Biloxi Beach Wade-Ins.

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  • Police try to unlock phone with dead man's finger in Florida

    Police try to unlock phone with dead man's finger in Florida

    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:55:10 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:41:34 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

    Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man's finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation.

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    Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man's finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation.

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  • AG Jim Hood, his task force addressing mental health

    AG Jim Hood, his task force addressing mental health

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:39:12 GMT

    The state of mental health in Mississippi, is under review. The Mississippi mental health task force met today to talk about what they can bring to the state legislation.

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    The state of mental health in Mississippi, is under review. The Mississippi mental health task force met today to talk about what they can bring to the state legislation.

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  • Habitat for Humanity calls for increased JPD presence after confrontation

    Habitat for Humanity calls for increased JPD presence after confrontation

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:18:36 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    City leaders assure increased patrols around those Habitat job sites are happening and that they’re looking into software called ShotSpotter which could help JPD detect things like the location of gunshots, sooner.

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    City leaders assure increased patrols around those Habitat job sites are happening and that they’re looking into software called ShotSpotter which could help JPD detect things like the location of gunshots, sooner.

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  • Rebel Road Trip visits Vicksburg

    Rebel Road Trip visits Vicksburg

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-04-25 03:50:58 GMT

    We had a whole bunch of red and blue Tuesday in Vicksburg. The Rebel Road Trip and the Golden Egg made a stop in the River City.

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    We had a whole bunch of red and blue Tuesday in Vicksburg. The Rebel Road Trip and the Golden Egg made a stop in the River City.

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  • 2 teens allegedly killed mother of 1 of the boys

    2 teens allegedly killed mother of 1 of the boys

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:20:50 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:36:45 GMT
    Kimberly Mironovas' body was found around 2 a.m. Sunday. Police said her son and another teen killed her. (Source:Kimberly Mironovas' body was found around 2 a.m. Sunday. Police said her son and another teen killed her. (Source:

    Kimberly Mironovas' body was found around 2 a.m. Sunday. Police said her son and another teen strangled her. 

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    Kimberly Mironovas' body was found around 2 a.m. Sunday. Police said her son and another teen strangled her. 

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  • NEW STUDY: Mississippi ranks in top 5 for most gambling-addicted states

    NEW STUDY: Mississippi ranks in top 5 for most gambling-addicted states

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-04-25 02:23:18 GMT

    Gambling is a popular pastime in Mississippi but it can also pose serious problems. WalletHubs latest study puts Mississippi as the fourth most gambling-addicted state in the country.

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    Gambling is a popular pastime in Mississippi but it can also pose serious problems. WalletHubs latest study puts Mississippi as the fourth most gambling-addicted state in the country.

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  • #Mangum4Mayor: Could MSU's Jake Mangum win a fictional run for Starkville mayor?

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-04-25 01:06:10 GMT
    Jake Mangum's ultra outgoing personality and *winning smile* earned him the nickname Mayor Mangum. Source: WLBTJake Mangum's ultra outgoing personality and *winning smile* earned him the nickname Mayor Mangum. Source: WLBT

    His ultra outgoing personality and *winning smile* earned him the nickname Mayor Mangum

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    His ultra outgoing personality and *winning smile* earned him the nickname Mayor Mangum

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  • Police: Woman was living with dead body for possibly a year

    Police: Woman was living with dead body for possibly a year

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-04-25 01:04:21 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-04-25 01:04:21 GMT
    The woman was living with the body of her 68-year-old boyfriend near Detroit. (Source: WDIV/CNN)The woman was living with the body of her 68-year-old boyfriend near Detroit. (Source: WDIV/CNN)

    The woman was living with the body of her 68-year-old boyfriend near Detroit.

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    The woman was living with the body of her 68-year-old boyfriend near Detroit.

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  • Bats invade woman's apartment, forcing her to leave

    Bats invade woman's apartment, forcing her to leave

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-04-25 00:04:17 GMT
    A Jackson resident says her apartment is infested with bats. Source: WLBTA Jackson resident says her apartment is infested with bats. Source: WLBT
    A Jackson resident says her apartment is infested with bats. Source: WLBTA Jackson resident says her apartment is infested with bats. Source: WLBT

    What's inside one south Jackson woman's apartment is literally driving her batty. Bats have basically driven LaDonna Robinson from her home. She says they are entering her apartment and for months she's lived in terror.   "This is one of them that I got out of my apartment right here," said Robinson pointing to a dead bat at her doorway. The Jackson resident is talking about a bat that she says invaded her home at Sykes Park Manor. For more than two months she's liv...

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    What's inside one south Jackson woman's apartment is literally driving her batty. Bats have basically driven LaDonna Robinson from her home. She says they are entering her apartment and for months she's lived in terror.   "This is one of them that I got out of my apartment right here," said Robinson pointing to a dead bat at her doorway. The Jackson resident is talking about a bat that she says invaded her home at Sykes Park Manor. For more than two months she's liv...

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  • MDOT promotes work zone safety with new initiative

    MDOT promotes work zone safety with new initiative

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:29:38 GMT
    MDOT promotes work zone safety with new initiative. Source: WLBTMDOT promotes work zone safety with new initiative. Source: WLBT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The Mississippi Department of Transportation is urging motorists to use caution when driving through work zones. All month they've been working on their workzone safety initiative. MDOT says 75 percent of their 34 hundred employees are out here on the front lines, building highways and infrastructure just inches from oncoming traffic. District Engineer Brian Ratliff said,  "It's scary you're putting your life in somebody else's hands.  We can put up all the signs and...

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    The Mississippi Department of Transportation is urging motorists to use caution when driving through work zones. All month they've been working on their workzone safety initiative. MDOT says 75 percent of their 34 hundred employees are out here on the front lines, building highways and infrastructure just inches from oncoming traffic. District Engineer Brian Ratliff said,  "It's scary you're putting your life in somebody else's hands.  We can put up all the signs and...

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  • Masseuse accuses Marvel's Stan Lee of fondling himself

    Masseuse accuses Marvel's Stan Lee of fondling himself

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:27:21 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:43:08 GMT

    A Chicago masseuse is suing Marvel Comic's Stan Lee, accusing him of inappropriate behavior during two massages in 2017.

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    A Chicago masseuse is suing Marvel Comic's Stan Lee, accusing him of inappropriate behavior during two massages in 2017.

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  • Rain Arrives Thursday Morning

    Rain Arrives Thursday Morning

  • Two sentenced to federal prison on drug conspiracy charges

    Two sentenced to federal prison on drug conspiracy charges

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:07:19 GMT
    Donte Evans. Source: Madison Co. Detention CenterDonte Evans. Source: Madison Co. Detention Center

    Donte L. Evans, 43, of Biloxi, and Cedric Collum, 52, of Jackson, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate, Monday, for their roles in a drug distribution conspiracy. Evans was sentenced to five years in federal prison followed by four years of supervised release for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.

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    Donte L. Evans, 43, of Biloxi, and Cedric Collum, 52, of Jackson, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate, Monday, for their roles in a drug distribution conspiracy. Evans was sentenced to five years in federal prison followed by four years of supervised release for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.

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  • Bob Dorough of 'Schoolhouse Rock' is dead at 94

    Bob Dorough of 'Schoolhouse Rock' is dead at 94

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:06:38 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:24:00 GMT
    Bob Dorough, the musician whose songs helped teach children on ABC's "Schoolhouse Rock" has died. (Source: Brianmcmillen/Wikipedia)Bob Dorough, the musician whose songs helped teach children on ABC's "Schoolhouse Rock" has died. (Source: Brianmcmillen/Wikipedia)

    For 12 years in the '70s and '80s, children learned grammar, math and civics thanks to Schoolhouse Rock.

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    For 12 years in the '70s and '80s, children learned grammar, math and civics thanks to Schoolhouse Rock.

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  • Black women highlight discrimination after golf club called police on them

    Black women highlight discrimination after golf club called police on them

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:56:45 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:58 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:58:16 GMT

    The group, who call themselves "Sisters in the Fairway," recorded part of the incident as they said the club's owner harassed them.

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    The group, who call themselves "Sisters in the Fairway," recorded part of the incident as they said the club's owner harassed them.

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  • YETI says NRA claims are 'inaccurate'

    YETI says NRA claims are 'inaccurate'

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:06:19 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:55:43 GMT
    (Source: Yeti/CNN)(Source: Yeti/CNN)

    YETI said the NRA is twisting its words. 

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    YETI said the NRA is twisting its words. 

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  • Mason-Dixon poll shows potential match-ups for Gov's race

    Mason-Dixon poll shows potential match-ups for Gov's race

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:52:55 GMT
    Hood still holding early lead over Reeves for 2019; Source: Mason-Dixon Mississippi PollHood still holding early lead over Reeves for 2019; Source: Mason-Dixon Mississippi Poll

    A Mississippi poll conducted by the Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy group is estimating potential election match-ups for the 2019 elections. 

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    A Mississippi poll conducted by the Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy group is estimating potential election match-ups for the 2019 elections. 

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  • Two sentenced in multi-state drug distribution conspiracy

    Two sentenced in multi-state drug distribution conspiracy

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:41:17 GMT
    Source: Raycom image bankSource: Raycom image bank
    Source: Raycom image bankSource: Raycom image bank

    A Biloxi man and Jackson man were sentenced in a drug distribution conspiracy. 

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    A Biloxi man and Jackson man were sentenced in a drug distribution conspiracy. 

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  • 13 semi-trucks help police line highway to stop suicidal man from jumping

    13 semi-trucks help police line highway to stop suicidal man from jumping

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:24:28 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:26:12 GMT

    Thirteen semis parked underneath the bridge to shorten the potential fall.

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    Thirteen semis parked underneath the bridge to shorten the potential fall.

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  • Car crashes into stroller, throws baby 50 feet

    Car crashes into stroller, throws baby 50 feet

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:21:09 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:21:09 GMT
    The impact launched the child 50 feet down a Modesto, CA, road Sunday, but he miraculously got away with just a few bumps and bruises. (Source: Viewer photo/KTXL/CNN)The impact launched the child 50 feet down a Modesto, CA, road Sunday, but he miraculously got away with just a few bumps and bruises. (Source: Viewer photo/KTXL/CNN)

    The impact launched the child 50 feet down a Modesto, CA, road Sunday, but he miraculously got away with just a few bumps and bruises.

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    The impact launched the child 50 feet down a Modesto, CA, road Sunday, but he miraculously got away with just a few bumps and bruises.

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  • Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame golf tournament tees off

    Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame golf tournament tees off

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:18:56 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The Mississippi sports hall of fame golf tournament teed off today with some high-profile coaches taking a couple swings on the green. The tournament took place at Annandale Golf Club in Madison, which gave some former coaches and athletes a chance to relax and catch up with some former Mississippi greats. Coaches, like former JSU baseball coach Bob Braddy made an appearance and felt confident coming into the tournament.

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    The Mississippi sports hall of fame golf tournament teed off today with some high-profile coaches taking a couple swings on the green. The tournament took place at Annandale Golf Club in Madison, which gave some former coaches and athletes a chance to relax and catch up with some former Mississippi greats. Coaches, like former JSU baseball coach Bob Braddy made an appearance and felt confident coming into the tournament.

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  • MVSU celebrates the inauguration of its eighth president Dr. Jerryl Briggs, Sr.

    MVSU celebrates the inauguration of its eighth president Dr. Jerryl Briggs, Sr.

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:16:41 GMT
    Mississippi Valley State University capped off its 2018 Founder’s Week with the installation installation of its eighth president, Dr. Jerryl Briggs, Sr. source: MVSUMississippi Valley State University capped off its 2018 Founder’s Week with the installation installation of its eighth president, Dr. Jerryl Briggs, Sr. source: MVSU
    Mississippi Valley State University capped off its 2018 Founder’s Week with the installation installation of its eighth president, Dr. Jerryl Briggs, Sr. source: MVSUMississippi Valley State University capped off its 2018 Founder’s Week with the installation installation of its eighth president, Dr. Jerryl Briggs, Sr. source: MVSU

    Faculty, students, alumni, community members and higher education officials from across the state and nation gathered in MVSU’s Walter Roberts Auditorium Friday morning for the historic occasion.

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    Faculty, students, alumni, community members and higher education officials from across the state and nation gathered in MVSU’s Walter Roberts Auditorium Friday morning for the historic occasion.

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  • Gunman wounds 2 Dallas police officers, store employee

    Gunman wounds 2 Dallas police officers, store employee

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:01:39 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:01:11 GMT
    (Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Law enforcement officers stand guard at the driveway entrance to the emergency room at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Two Dallas policemen were reportedly shot at a nearby Home Depot and reportedly were ...(Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Law enforcement officers stand guard at the driveway entrance to the emergency room at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Two Dallas policemen were reportedly shot at a nearby Home Depot and reportedly were ...
    Authorities say two Dallas police officers were escorting a man from a home improvement store when he shot them and a store employee.More >>
    Authorities say two Dallas police officers were escorting a man from a home improvement store when he shot them and a store employee.More >>
  • Madonna loses battle to prevent auction of Tupac letter

    Madonna loses battle to prevent auction of Tupac letter

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-04-25 01:07:24 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:00:17 GMT
    Pop star Madonna has lost her battle to prevent an auction of her personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur.More >>
    Pop star Madonna has lost her battle to prevent an auction of her personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur.More >>
  • Jury to deliberate after Cosby painted as predator, victim

    Jury to deliberate after Cosby painted as predator, victim

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:26:54 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:00:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial near a cloud of bubbles blown by a protester, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial near a cloud of bubbles blown by a protester, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.

    Jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial are poised to start deliberating after a marathon day of closing arguments.

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    Jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial are poised to start deliberating after a marathon day of closing arguments.

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