Self-help guru convicted in lurid sex-trafficking case

A jury in federal court in Brooklyn took less than five hours to find Keith Raniere guilty on all counts of sex-trafficking and other charges accusing him of coercing women into sex.
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  Ohio man accused of entering woman’s home, rubbing her feet as she slept

The victim says because of the incident, she’s installing a security system and also plans to get a concealed carry permit.

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Coroner identifies body of woman found shot to death on Breton St.

High Heaven trampoline park re-opening event

Canine deputy stabbed in abdomen while pursuing suspect in Hancock County

Two dead, three hospitalized after drug overdoses in Booneville

Two suspects wanted after consoles, controllers taken in Ridgeland Game Stop robbery

Ridgeland police received a report of an armed robbery at Game Stop on County Line Road around 5:30 p.m. Monday.
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  Lemonade stands are only legal in 14 states: Country Time wants to change that

The folks at Country Time are offering to pay permit fees and fines would-be lemonade stand entrepreneurs.

Ala. high school teacher dies in the Dominican Republic

MS Blood Services holds blood drive for World Sickle Cell Day

Miss Mississippi contestants discuss the elimination of swimsuit competition

Jackson Public School District could lose more than 240 teachers

  Dog found chained to scooter, set out with trash

  ‘We don’t want anyone else hurt’: Suspect identified in drive-by shooting that killed 7-year-old in Brookhaven

  Alleged Forest cattle thief got away with it - until the cows came home

MDEQ issues Water Contact Advisory in the City of Brandon

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  Brawl takes over field at youth baseball game in Colo.

Four people in Lakewood, Colo. were charged with disorderly conduct and fighting in public. Police are still working to identify the man in a white shirt and teal shorts.

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#HailState: Congressman Michael Guest congratulates Mississippi State baseball team

Mississippi State preps for Auburn in Omaha

Mississippi State University enters the College Baseball World Series with some unfinished business.

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Hattiesburg council passes pot, paraphernalia ordinances

Alcorn State University awarded $1.2 million from National Science Foundation grant

Rain postpones Mississippi State’s College World Series match up with Vanderbilt

  ‘Respect the shooter’: Accused cop killer demands respect when arrested

  One arrested after 29 calves stolen from stockyard in Forest

29 stolen calves returned to Forest stockyard.
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  Rapist gets out of prison, allegedly attacks same victim in Wash.

Police say Francisco Carranza-Ramirez committed another assault on the same woman with disabilities as last time. The victim did not want to show her face or reveal her name. She's also in hiding, keeping her location a secret.

14-year-old girl found at Louisiana motel forced into sex, victim of trafficking

Inmate dies of drug overdose in Adams Co. Correctional Center

  Man robs Ridgeland gas station, leaves with unknown amount of money

Rankin Supervisors vote to issue bonds