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  • FBI raids office of controversial Soros-funded Mississippi DA and the cigar shop he owns

    05/22/2024 3:13:50 PM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/22/24 | Germania Rodriguez Poleo
    Several properties used by a Mississippi district attorney have been raided by the FBI. Democratic Hinds County District Attorney Jody Owen's office was raided on Wednesday, as was the Downtown Cigar Company, a tobacco shop and lounge he owns in Jackson, per Idaho News. The reason behind the searches has not been revealed by officials. FBI spokesman Marshay Lawson said in a statement: 'The FBI is executing federal search warrants at the multiple locations. 'The affidavit in support of the search warrants has been sealed by the court and so I am prohibited from commenting further. There is no threat...
  • Mississippi Police Say Homeowners Won't Face Charges in Fatal Shooting of Intruders

    05/19/2024 5:37:40 AM PDT · by CFW · 12 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 5/18/24 | Cam Edwards
    Police are recommending murder charges after two of three robbers were killed by their intended victims on Monday, but it's the third accused robber who's facing prosecution, not the individuals who acted in self-defense. [snip] “They acted in self defense,” said Gulfport Lt. Jason DuCré. But the third man involved in the attempted robbery was arrested and charged in the killings in Gulfport of Temi Lawal, 18, of Moss Point, and Lorenzo Stennis, 21, of Pascagoula. Lawrence Corley IV, 17, of Gautier is charged with two counts of capital murder. On Monday night, Gulfport PD officers arrived at a residence...
  • Attorneys General File Lawsuit Against New Biden Rule Forcing Employers to Fund Abortions

    05/15/2024 1:31:03 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Life News ^ | May 14, 2024 | Steven Ertelt
    In December 2022, Congress passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), a pro-life bill that aimed to make the workplace more accessible to pregnant women by requiring employers to provide accommodations to pregnant workers under The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This bill was implemented at the end of June 2023.However, the Biden administration is manipulating the bill’s language to require that employers provide accommodations for abortion. The PWFA requires employers to provide “reasonable accommodations to a worker’s known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, unless the accommodation will cause the employer an undue hardship.” However, the...
  • University of Mississippi opens student conduct probe after confrontation between Black student and counterprotesters

    05/04/2024 8:28:13 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 27 replies
    CNN ^ | Sat May 4, 2024 | Sara Smart, Dianne Gallagher, Sarah Dewberry and Denise Royal
    The University of Mississippi has opened a student conduct investigation after actions of “hostility and racist overtones” were portrayed during a demonstration on campus. The incident unfolded Thursday on the school’s campus during a heated exchange between a group of pro-Palestinian protesters and a much larger group of counterprotesters. About 30 pro-Palestinian protesters were demonstrating in a barricaded zone when they were surrounded by an estimated 200 counterprotesters, some holding American flags, several Trump flags and some dressed in red, white, and blue. While there are multiple videos circulating online showing the protest at varying times, one video in particular...
  • Palestine protest at Ole Miss brings out hundreds of counter-protesters

    05/03/2024 12:53:32 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 40 replies
    MSN ^ | 5/3/20204 | Story by Griffin DeMarrais
    OXFORD, Miss. (WMC) - Palestine protests on college campuses have been sweeping the nation, and Thursday that movement made its way to Ole Miss. A group of protestors wanted to make their voices heard but they were not as loud as counter-protestors who came to do the same. “I believe that is just the most important thing for us to do right now is protect everything we stand for,” Ole Miss student Aubrey Grace said. The protest was supposed to start at the University Circle but was forced to move after a group of students blocked off the area and...
  • The Ukrainian 25th And 67th Brigades Will Be Disbanded.

    04/15/2024 8:08:42 AM PDT · by delta7 · 26 replies
    Military Summary Channel ^ | 15 Apr 24 | Dima
    The Ukrainian 25th And 67th Brigades Will Be Disbanded.
  • Former Southaven police officer accused of stealing Infiniti, helping criminals . ( Mississippi )

    04/11/2024 4:29:34 PM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies
    WMC ^ | Apr. 10, 2024 | Lydian Kennin and Bria Bolden
    OUTHAVEN, Miss. - A now-former Southaven police officer is being accused of working with criminals to steal an Infiniti late last year in DeSoto County. Tony Herring Jr. is charged with felony vehicle theft and conspiracy to commit vehicle theft, DeSoto County District Attorney Matthew Barton confirmed Wednesday afternoon. However, Barton says that prosecutors believe Herring could be connected to more thefts. “We have reason to believe that it wasn’t necessarily a one-off crime,” .... Herring was arrested in Horn Lake, Mississippi, on Wednesday after an indictment out of DeSoto County. Barton’s newly-formed Public Corruption Unit brought the charges, bearing...
  • A Cop Shot Her 11-Year-Old Son. Now She Might Lose Custody of Her Kids.

    04/07/2024 3:26:37 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Reason ^ | 4.5.2024 | Billy Bunion
    >I> The local prosecuting attorney in Sunflower, Mississippi, is seeking to take away Nakala Murry's three children. The government is attempting to take away a Mississippi woman's three children after her young son was shot in the chest last year. Bitterly ironic is that it was the government—not the mother, Nakala Murry, or anyone in her company—who did the shooting. In May 2023, Aderrien Murry, then 11 years old, dialed 911, reportedly at his mother's behest, after her ex-boyfriend, John Nolden, showed up at their house and allegedly started harassing her. But after the arrival of Greg Capers, a police...
  • Mississippi hits BlackRock with cease and desist, threatens massive fine over ESG policies

    03/29/2024 8:59:14 AM PDT · by bitt · 3 replies ^ | 3/27/2024 | Thomas Catenacci FOXBusiness
    'Investment companies will not push their political agenda on Mississippians,' says Michael Watson The state of Mississippi has issued a cease and desist order to trillion-dollar asset manager BlackRock, alleging the firm has committed fraud by misleading investors through its climate policies. Late on Tuesday, Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson's office delivered the order and a notice of intent to impose an administrative penalty — which could amount to a first-of-its-kind multimillion-dollar fine — against BlackRock, an action targeting so-called environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. Watson claims BlackRock has repeatedly misled Mississippi investors pertaining to its broader ESG...
  • 'Investment companies will not push their political agenda': Mississippi issues BlackRock cease and desist over ESG agenda

    03/28/2024 5:13:42 PM PDT · by Twotone · 6 replies
    The Blaze ^ | March 27, 2024 | Candace Hathaway
    Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson issued a cease and desist order on Tuesday against asset management company BlackRock, claiming that the firm "repeatedly made false and misleading statements" concerning its environmental, social, and governance agenda, Fox Business reported. Watson, along with the Securities Division of the Secretary of State's Office, issued the order "to stop BlackRock's alleged fraudulent actions and impose a multimillion-dollar administrative penalty," according to a Wednesday press release. Watson accused BlackRock of deceiving Mississippi investors regarding the firm's "involvement in pushing ESG factors on portfolio companies." The order stated that BlackRock claims its non-ESG "funds do...
  • Brandon woman arrested after allegedly shooting at female driver on I-55

    03/26/2024 10:53:26 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 7 replies
    WLBT ^ | 3/25/2024 | Staff
    MADISON, Miss. (WLBT) - A woman has been arrested after an apparent road rage incident in Madison. On Monday around 08:07 a.m., officers from the Madison Police Department responded to a call regarding a possible road rage incident in the City of Madison. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a female driver had been exiting Interstate 55 southbound onto Highway 463 when her vehicle was shot at by another motorist on the southbound exit ramp. Responding officers quickly gathered information about the incident, including descriptions of the vehicle and the suspect. Shortly afterward, an officer located a vehicle matching the description...
  • Overturned truck releases thousands of bees onto highway

    03/20/2024 12:38:55 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 21 replies
    UPI ^ | MARCH 19, 2024 / 12:29 PM | By Ben Hooper
    VIDEO AT LINK........... March 19 (UPI) -- Beekeepers were summoned to a Mississippi highway to round up thousands of bees when the 18-wheeler hauling their hives overturned. The Adams County Emergency Management Agency said the truck overturned Sunday night on Highway 61, in front of Merit Health in Natchez. Beekeepers from Adee Honey Farms in Woodville were summoned to the scene to help round up the bees that swarmed around the overturned truck. Adams County EMA Director Brad Bradford said the scene was not cleared until 7 a.m. Monday. "This was my first bee catastrophe," he told WLBT-TV. He said...
  • Two Mississippi officers sentenced in federal 'Goon Squad' torture case

    03/20/2024 5:21:06 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | 3/19/2024
    Two white former Mississippi sheriff's deputies who belonged to a group calling itself "the Goon Squad" were sentenced on Tuesday to lengthy prison terms for U.S. civil rights violations and other felonies stemming from their torture and sexual abuse of two [black] men.
  • The battle for America’s soul

    03/18/2024 5:44:13 PM PDT · by Islander7
    Laurel Leader Call ^ | 3/18/2024 | Crhris McDaniel ( MS State Senator)
    Somewhere along the way, we forgot our reason for being, the Republic’s raison d’etre. And it’s the authoritarians from both parties who are leading the charge to disaster, those ego-obsessed busybodies who keep increasing the strength and size of government to empower themselves at the expense of the people. America’s purpose is not simply the grandeur of our flag, the beauty of our Capitols, breathtaking landscapes, the solemnity of our monuments, or even the might of our armed forces that define us, though these are all aspects of our national identity. There’s so much more at stake.
  • Mississippi cop is arrested for shoplifting in UNIFORM after being 'caught stealing $140 pair of shoes from a Dick's Sporting Goods'

    02/22/2024 12:26:02 PM PST · by Morgana · 79 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | February 22, 2024 | Martha Williams
    A Mississippi cop was caught shoplifting on duty from a Dick's Sporting Goods while wearing her police uniform. Robin Conner, 33, was arrested on Wednesday after she allegedly shoplifted a pair of $140 shoes from the retailer. Conner has worked as a police officer with the Columbus Police force for two years and she was on duty at the time of the alleged crime, Police Chief Joseph Daughtry confirmed. The alleged thief was in uniform and driving a police cruiser during her shoplifting spree. Officers were called to the Dick's Sporting Gods in Columbus at around 12:30 pm on Wednesday...
  • Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Campaign Forms New Parties in Six States to Ease Ballot Access Requirements

    01/18/2024 2:12:44 PM PST · by Angelino97 · 18 replies
    Independent Political Report ^ | January 17, 2024 | Jordan Willow Evans
    On Tuesday afternoon, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. announced that his campaign is actively organizing several new political parties in key states to assist in gaining ballot access for his independent presidential campaign. According to a recent press release from the Kennedy campaign, he is organizing political parties in California, Delaware, Hawaii, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Texas to help with ballot access requirements. In the first five states, Kennedy is pursuing ballot access through a newly formed organization known as the “We the People” party, while in Texas, he is doing so through the recently established “Texas Independent Party.” Kennedy explains...
  • Mother of Three Shoots Career Felon

    01/28/2024 4:09:22 AM PST · by marktwain · 43 replies
    Carroll County Sheriff's Office ^ | January 22, 2024 | Carroll County Sheriff's Office
    On Monday, January 22, 2024, Carroll County Deputies responded to a call for help. The caller who was at work in Greenwood reported that a knife wielding man was attempting to enter his home in the Gravel Hill area of Carroll County. He further stated that his wife and three children were inside the home hiding in a closet. The caller identified the suspect and gave a description of the vehicle. As deputies responded to the scene, they came upon a vehicle fitting that description. Deputies conducted a felony traffic stop in the parking lot of Acy’s Store, but the...
  • School Bans Kindergarteners From Lunchtime Prayer

    01/19/2024 7:18:58 AM PST · by spirited irish · 35 replies
    Todd Starnes ^ | 1/18/24 | Todd Starnes
    Kindergarten children in Decatur, Mississippi will no longer be allowed to pray before they eat lunch.The school district took immediate action after they learned that a teacher at Newton County Elementary School had been leading children in a prayer before lunchtime.
  • Bennie Thompson slams RFK Jr.’s ‘dangerous rhetoric’ defending wiretapping of MLK Jr.

    01/15/2024 6:30:18 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/15/2024 | Brett Samuels
    Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) on Monday blasted comments from presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in which he defended the government’s surveillance of Martin Luther King Jr. “The racist campaign to spy on Martin Luther King, Jr in an effort to discredit the civil rights movement and stifle America’s march toward racial equality is indefensible,” Thompson, the former chair of the House panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol, said in a statement first given to The Hill.
  • America’s Gas Bonanza Brings Biden New Political Dilemmas...The president is facing pressure from some Democrats and climate groups to rein in exports of liquefied natural gas, or LNG

    01/12/2024 7:51:00 AM PST · by Red Badger · 23 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Jan. 12, 2024 5:30 am ET | By Benoît Morenne
    The U.S. has become the world’s top exporter of liquefied natural gas. President Biden is finding that this superpower status comes with its own set of headaches. In the past two years, hundreds of cargoes loaded with supercooled gas departed the U.S. Gulf Coast as foreign buyers turned to America for energy supplies. Developers of export terminals have seized the momentum to advance plans to build new plants and crank out even more LNG. Now, climate activists and Democratic lawmakers are exhorting the Biden administration to halt this expansion. They argue that the federal government, which has to approve LNG...