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NILES — A year ago this Saturday, at a little after 6:30 a.m., a man parked his car on Yankee Street near Carberry Road, just outside the east Niles city limits, hiked a short distance through a wooded area, jumped a fence to the back yard of John...
Americans are under more economic stress. A monthly analysis by The Associated Press shows an increased number of foreclosures outweighed lower unemployment in December. Foreclosure rates rose in 33 states for that month — most sharply in Utah,...
Tags: Georgia, Alabama, Real Estate, The Associated Press, New Jersey
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — There was a time when not even the president of the United States could get Eddie Favre (FAHR'-ve) to wear pants. Favre lost everything but the clothes he was wearing — which included Bermuda shorts — when...
MICHIGAN CITY — The frozen body of a homeless man was discovered Monday afternoon inside his makeshift tent in a woods outside Michigan City. Detective Michael Raymer at the LaPorte County Sheriff's Department said preliminary findings of an...
Tags: Crimes, Human Interest, Wayne, Wayne County, Michigan City
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A fight is brewing over a proposed Mississippi specialty license plate that would honor an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan. The Mississippi Division of Sons of Confederate Veterans says it wants to sponsor five state-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Preliminary census estimates show U.S. racial minorities accounted for roughly 85 percent of the nation's population growth over the last decade. Hispanics accounted for much of the gain in many of the states picking up new House...
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man is charged with felony shoplifting over a can of Vienna sausage after authorities say it was his third offense. The can cost $1.28. Police in Vicksburg said Friday that 50-year-old Earl L. Scriven was...
Tags: Crimes, Prosecution, Sausages, Trials, Theft
Chicago TribuneCHICAGO — Pinetop Perkins lived the blues. Born on a cotton plantation near Belzoni, Miss., in 1913, he worked the fields from age 7, drove a truck for a living at 18 and got stabbed in the arm in his late 20s. The barroom attack tore his...
Tags: Human Interest, Muddy Waters, Texas, Music Theater, Ceremonies
WASHINGTON (AP) — Searching for laughs — and finding them — president Barack Obama spared few targets Saturday night, from Democratic allies to Republican antagonists to the journalists who cover him. At his first presidential...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A video circulating on the Internet shows a Mississippi special needs student being punched in the face, and the boy's family wants stiffer punishment for the attacker and implementation of a stronger bullying policy. Amy...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge has set bond at $5 million for the woman charged with murder in the death of her 3-year-old son, whose body was found in an oven. The Delta Democrat Times reports bond was set by City Judge Michael Prewitt...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi mother has been arrested in the death of her 3-year-old son after authorities say they found the child's burned body in an oven. Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson said Wednesday that police found...
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