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