JACKSON — Mississippi has become the 45th state to ban texting while driving.
PORT GIBSON — The FBI is consulting with its behavioral analysis unit as it continues investigating the hanging death of a black man in Mississippi.
Two alleged accomplices to Dr. Arnold Smith in the failed murder-for-hire scheme to kill Greenwood attorney Lee Abraham could be headed to trial soon.
PORT GIBSON — The body of a black man found hanging in a tree in Mississippi has been sent from a state crime lab to a funeral home, but the FBI said it will be days before autopsy results are complete. Until then, investigators are holding off on saying whether Otis Byrd was killed or took his own life, and they’re urging people to be patient.