20, Nov 2014 - Raymond, MS Here Come the Judicial Races
It’s election time for judges in Mississippi. In Hinds County, three seats are up for grabs and on the ballot Nov. 4. Photo by Trip Burns .
19, Nov 2014 - MDHS attorney claims salary comes up short
William Satterfield is asking the state Court of Appeals to revive his lawsuit against his employer, the Mississippi Department of Human Services. Satterfield alleges he is paid less than what is allowed by state law. A Hinds County judge threw out the lawsuit in 2013. Satterfield has been an attorney in the child support division of the MDHS' Harrison County office since 2009. He argues minimum ...
18, Nov 2014 - Miss. Supreme Court Refereeing Bailiff Dispute
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis is asking the Mississippi Supreme Court to uphold his authority to hire and assign bailiffs to the local courts.
17, Nov 2014 - Hinds, MS Bars Behind Bars: A Special Report
"We spoke with a former corrections officer who knows firsthand the contraband that is making its way into some jail cells and prisons in Mississippi.
17, Nov 2014 - Hinds, MS Bryant creates prison contract review task force
JACKSON -- Gov. Phil Bryant is creating a five-member task force to review contracts at the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Bryant set up the task force in an executive order issued Friday and appointed Andy Taggart and Robert Gibbs as its co-chairmen.
08, Oct 2014 - Hinds, MS Inmate with state fair turkey leg leads to investigation
A criminal and internal affairs investigation is underway after a Facebook post of a Mississippi inmate eating a turkey leg. (Stock photo -- Actual prison not pictured.) / bigjohn36, Getty Images/iStockphoto
01, Apr 2014 - Hinds, MS Scruggs Moved to Halfway House
Disbarred Mississippi attorney Richard "Dickie" Scruggs has been moved to a halfway house in Montgomery, Ala., as he awaits release after serving time in a federal prison for a judicial corruption conviction.
01, Apr 2014 - Hinds, MS Dickie Scruggs placed on home confinement
Disbarred Mississippi attorney Richard "Dickie" Scruggs is back at home in Oxford. Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke says Scruggs was released to home confinement on March 20.
01, Apr 2014 - Hinds, MS Dickie Scruggs placed in halfway house
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Disbarred Mississippi attorney Richard "Dickie" Scruggs has been moved to a halfway house in Montgomery, Ala., as he awaits release after serving time in a federal prison for a judicial corruption conviction.