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Student threatened to kill self, others at Miss. State University

Aug 27 2015

A Mississippi State University student was arrested on Thursday after his threats to harm himself and others prompted alerts about an active shooter and a lockdown of the campus.

No injuries reported as suspected shooter in custody at Mississippi State University

Aug 27 2015

Mississippi State University said on Twitter that class would resume on Thursday afternoon after a suspect was taken into custody following reports of an active shooter on campus.

Massive, tornado-producing storms lash the U.S. Southeast

Apr 29 2014

TUPELO Miss. At least 30 people across six states were killed in tornadoes unleashed by a vicious storm system that levelled towns and was threatening to cause more mayhem in heavily populated parts of the U.S. South on Tuesday.

U.S. tornadoes kill 30, threaten more damage in South

Apr 29 2014

TUPELO Miss. At least 30 people across six states have been killed by a vicious storm system that unleashed dozens of tornadoes and was threatening to cause more damage in heavily populated regions of the U.S. South on Tuesday.

Massive, tornado-producing storms lash the U.S. Southeast

Apr 29 2014

TUPELO Miss. A storm system that killed more than 20 people continued its march across a large swath of the U.S. Southeast on Tuesday, packing baseball-sized hail, damaging winds and the threat of more tornados, meteorologists said.

U.S. storms kill 21, tornado roars through Mississippi city

Apr 29 2014

TUPELO Miss. On a second day of ferocious storms that have claimed at least 21 lives in the southern United States, a tornado tore through the Mississippi town of Tupelo on Monday destroying homes and businesses, according to witnesses and emergency officials.

Mississippi town sued after refusing to license gay bar

Oct 01 2013

TUPELO, Mississippi A rural northeast Mississippi community discriminated against a lesbian woman by denying her a license to reopen a bar catering to gays and lesbians, a federal lawsuit filed on Tuesday claims.

Mississippi town sued after refusing to license gay bar

Oct 01 2013

TUPELO, Miss., Oct 1 A rural northeast Mississippi community discriminated against a lesbian woman by denying her a license to reopen a bar catering to gays and lesbians, a federal lawsuit filed on Tuesday claims.

Judge sends ricin-letters case to grand jury

May 02 2013

TUPELO, Mississippi A federal judge ruled on Thursday that there was enough evidence for a grand jury to consider indicting a Mississippi man accused of mailing poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other U.S. officials.

U.S. judge sends ricin-letters case to grand jury -report

May 02 2013

TUPELO, Miss., May 2 A federal judge ruled on Thursday that there was enough evidence for a grand jury to consider indicting a Mississippi man accused of mailing poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other U.S. officials, a Mississippi newspaper reported.

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