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Chris Davis

Chris Davis

News Director for News Mississippi and NewsMS.fm

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One Bowl Game Down, One to Go: Ole Miss Whips Georgia Tech

December 31, 2013 |

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–The Music City Bowl is over and for the first match-up between Ole Miss and Georgia Tech in 42 years, it was Mississippi bringing home the trophy. The final was 25 to 17.

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Law Officer Deaths: Mississippi Ranks Third in the Nation for 2013

December 31, 2013 |

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Mississippi ends the year on a grim note. There were seven police officers who died this year, according to Craig Floyd, president and CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. That means Mississippi ranks third in the nation, behind Texas and California in law enforcement deaths.

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Britt to Take Charge as Sheriff of Jackson County

December 30, 2013 |

BILOXI, Miss.–Charles Britt has been picked as the interim sheriff of Jackson County. Britt, a 25-year veteran of the Biloxi Police Department, will start the job Jan. 6, replacing Mike Byrd, now a convicted felon.

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Bank Robber, Killer, Had History With the Feds

December 30, 2013 |

TUPELO, Miss.–The man who killed Cpl. Gale Stauffer is dead, so said the FBI Sunday after Mario Edward Garnett was shot and killed by a detective in a Phoenix, Ariz. bank robbery Saturday. The feds say the man who shot and killed Tupelo officer Stauffer and wounded his partner was not supposed to have a gun after he threatened Pres. Obama in 2010.

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Meridian Police: Child Shot Just After 5 Monday

December 24, 2013 |

MERIDIAN, Miss.–Shootings in the Queen City are definitely not unheard of, but police Monday were looking for someone they say shot a child. The child was hit in the chest, but officers were not being generous with much more info.

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Bank Robber May Not Be From North Mississippi, Car May Be Shot Up

December 24, 2013 |

The VIDEO is surveillance from the bank. The FBI and MBI hope you may recognize the car used. Read More

Huckabee May Run for President, What He Told NewsMS a Year Ago

December 23, 2013 |

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.–If Mike Huckabee ran for president and won in 2016, he wouldn’t be the first president that was a former Arkansas governor, but he would be the first Republican former Arkansas governor to hold the seat. He, just two weeks ago, wrapped up a radio show on the Cumulus network, an indication to some that he had presidential plans.

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Wind, Rain, Lightening and Even Tornadoes Hit the State Saturday

December 23, 2013 |

CLARKSDALE, Miss.–The squall line that hit the northern two thirds of Mississippi Saturday killed two people when it came through, according to the Miss. Emergency Management Agency. It also left behind downed power lines and downed trees and took its time combing the state.

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Deputy Laid to Rest, Woman Charged in His Death

December 23, 2013 |

NEW ALBANY, Miss.–Friends, family and police officers from all over Mississippi came to say goodbye Sunday to Deputy Clinton Frazier. The 36-year-old Union County deputy was killed last week when his car crashed . Now the MBI says somene else was involved in the crash and left the scene when it happened.

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Duck Dynasty: What Mississippians Are Saying

December 20, 2013 |

JACKSON, Miss.–It seems that a lot of Mississippians love Duck Dynasty and are incensed about A&E suspending Phil Robertson indefinitely, in other words, firing him, because of his comments to GQ magazine.

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