29, Jul 2014 - Oxford, MS Former death row inmate could be released on bond
Former death row inmate Michelle Byrom's attorney said a judge could consider whether to release her on bond while she awaits her second trial in her husband's death in 1999. But David Calder of Oxford told The Clarion-Ledger that Byrom could not post even a $10,000 bond. Byrom was sent to the Tishomingo County jail after the Mississippi Supreme Court overturned her capital murder conviction on ...
29, Jul 2014 - Oxford, MS Dems, Tea Party: Hosemann MIA on Voter Fraud Allegations
On July 1, 13 Mississippi citizens and a Texas-based conservative nonprofit, True the Votes, which trains and deploys poll watchers in key elections, sued Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and the state Republican Party over access to voter records.
04, Apr 2014 - Holmes, MS Man sentenced in Oxford High School threats case to appeal
A man who pleaded guilty to making threats against a Mississippi school is appealing his six-year prison sentence.
02, Apr 2014 - Montgomery, MS Ex-lawyer Scruggs on home confinement after prison
Disbarred Mississippi attorney Richard "Dickie" Scruggs is back at home in Oxford. Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke said Scruggs was released to home confinement on March 20. He said the expectation is that Scruggs will remain on home confinement until his release date after serving time in a federal prison in Montgomery, Ala., for a judicial corruption conviction. Scruggs, 67, was ...
02, Apr 2014 - Jackson, MS Scruggs on home confinement after prison
JACKSON -- Disbarred Mississippi attorney Richard "Dickie" Scruggs is back at home in Oxford.
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 - Oxford, MS Michelle Byrom Gets Stunning Sentencing Reversal
The Mississippi State Supreme Court handed down two big decisions in death penalty cases. The court refused to set an execution date for Charles Ray Crawford (left) and overturned the murder conviction of Michelle Byrom (right) and ordered a new trial with a new judge.