Frontier Airlines begins flying to Jackson airport
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Frontier Airlines begins flying to Mississippi’s largest airport on Saturday.
The first flights will be to Frontier’s hub in Denver. On Oct. 22, Frontier will begin flights to Orlando, Florida.
The Denver-based economy airline announced in July that it would ...
Kaepernick, Chappelle getting Harvard black culture awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being saluted by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture.
The eight recipients of the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal are being honored Thursday afternoon ...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is trying to block his chief of staff from having to testify in a lawsuit over an airport dispute.
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office says it plans to retry a former suburban Dallas police officer for the shooting of an unarmed black man.
Fired Mesquite officer Derick Wiley went on trial last month for the November 2017 shooting that wounded Lyndo Jones, but a ...
Hung jury forces mistrial in ex-Texas cop’s assault case
DALLAS (AP) — A hung jury has forced a mistrial in the case of a former suburban Dallas police officer charged in the shooting of an unarmed black man.
The Dallas County jury reported itself deadlocked Thursday after 10 ...
Jury stops deliberating for the day in ex-Texas cop’s trial
DALLAS (AP) — The jury has completed its first day of deliberations in the trial of a former suburban Dallas police officer charged with aggravated assault in the shooting of an unarmed black man.
Deliberations will resume ...
Producer says he’s paid crew of movie shot in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The producer of a movie shot in Philadelphia over the summer says the crew members have been paid.
A crewmember filed a lawsuit Monday against Suza-Mark Productions of Lansdale, Pennsylvania, and producer Mark V. Wiley, saying none of the 53-member crew had been paid ...
Man arrested on hate crime charge freed from Louisiana jail
GONZALES, La. (AP) — A man accused of telling a woman to “go back to Mexico” and attacking her parents has been released from jail in Louisiana.
Robert Ray, 60, was released Monday after his arrest Friday on several charges including a hate crime, WAFB-TV
Prosecutor: Texas man mistaken as thief shot with hands up
DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas-area black man mistaken for a thief last year as he tried to unlock his own truck had his hands in the air and was begging not to be shot when a police officer shot him twice, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Dallas County prosecutor Bryan Mitchell told jurors during ...
Crew sues movie producer over unpaid wages on mob movie
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The crew of a movie shot in Philadelphia over the summer has sued the producer and production company, saying they weren’t paid for about two weeks of work.
The 53-member crew of “Made in Chinatown” filed the lawsuit Monday in Philadelphia against Suza-Mark Productions ...
Tiffany Haddish leads African-American Emmys sweep
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiffany Haddish led an African-American sweep of Emmy Awards for TV series guest actors, a landmark moment in the entertainment industry’s effort to foster diversity.
Haddish was honored at Saturday’s creative arts Emmys for hosting “Saturday Night Live,” while Katt ...
Killer of activist, 9-year-old daughter gets life in prison
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who killed an anti-violence activist and her 9-year-old daughter has been sentenced to life in prison.
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) _ John Wiley & Sons Inc. (JW.A) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $26.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the Hoboken, New Jersey-based company said it had net income of 45 cents. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring gains, came to 43 cents per ...
2 Omaha women charged in fatal Aug. 23 shooting of man
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say two women have been charged and are being held on $1 million bail each in the shooting death of an Omaha man.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Visitors to the Topeka Zoo’s newest exhibit can now experience what it’s like to go on a safari.
Camp Cowabunga opened Friday to the public. The exhibit is based on zoo director emeritus Gary Clarke’s experiences leading safaris, the
DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors have charged two 18-year men with murder and other charges for the fatal shooting of an off-duty Detroit firefighter during a robbery.
A judge ordered Sunday that Arondez Carter and Shomari Walker remain jailed without bond and entered not guilty pleas on their ...
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DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police say two 18-year-old men have been arrested in the fatal shooting of an off-duty Detroit firefighter.
Capt. Michael McGinnis says a second suspect in the slaying of 29-year-old Jack Wiley Jr. was arrested Friday in Detroit, a day after the first arrest occurred ...
DETROIT (AP) — Police say an off-duty Detroit firefighter has been killed in his home.
Police Chief James Craig says 29-year-old Jack Wiley Jr. was fatally shot at his Detroit house. The body was discovered Tuesday by a family member.
Craig says it’s a “fresh case and information is ...
Topeka Zoo welcomes second baby giraffe of the summer
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The newest giraffe at the Topeka Zoo is a girl named Elizabeth.
The zoo says an 8-year-old giraffe named Hope gave birth early Tuesday after about an hour of labor. The giraffe’s father is named Sarge.
The Topeka Capital-Journal
In its century of existence, the Cooperative Extension System has been a valuable resource distributing university-driven, science-based information — mostly about farming and gardening — to the public. But in today’s less agricultural America, the Extension network is adapting, expanding its ...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Police have arrested two men suspected of stealing at least $25,000 in burglaries involving slot machines at more than a dozen bars in the Reno-Sparks areas.
Reno police say 37-year-old Michael Robinson and 37-year-old Matthew Wiley were arrested early Monday after they ...
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — The academic performance of nursing and other students at Sowela Technical Community College has improved since the introduction of the Anatomage table, a digital cadaver, and high-fidelity mannequins, school officials said.
The Anatomage table, one of only four in ...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama has put his seals of approval upon a half-dozen Democratic legislative candidates in North Carolina this fall.
The six endorsements are among 81 that Obama announced Wednesday, covering 13 states and up and down the ballot.
Obama and ...
ATLANTA (AP) — It’s the season of hope in college football.
Then there’s Vanderbilt.
The Commodores are the St. Louis Browns of the gridiron, a team that looks hopelessly overmatched and out of place in the mighty Southeastern Conference, with its conglomerate of de facto pro ...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local):
The final session of SEC Media Days turned into a bit of a fashion show.
Auburn’s Deshaun Davis sported stylish sunglasses and an ...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Officials say an airline that will offer flights to Denver and Orlando is coming to Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport in Mississippi.
Frontier Airlines Director of Communication, Jonathan Freed, told news outlets Monday that the Denver-based airline ...
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man charged in a homicide that western Pennsylvania authorities say stemmed from a love triangle.
The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard
If you haven’t yet watched this week’s roller-coaster finale of “The Handmaid’s Tale” — no spoilers here — the show’s creator has a suggestion.
“Get a couple bottles of Scotch first,” quips executive producer and writer Bruce Miller.
Miller and his cast and crew were saying “Praise ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the nominations for the 70th annual Emmy Awards, which are being announced Thursday by in Los Angeles (all times local):
Samira Wiley says she had no idea she would find out she was nominated for an Emmy Award while presenting the ...
’Handmaid″s actress learns of Emmy nod while announcing nominees
LONDON (AP) — A new art exhibition in London depicts Michael Jackson as a savior, a saint, an entertainer, an icon, a monarch, a mask and a mystery.
The National Portrait Gallery show, opening Thursday, reveals the extent to which contemporary artists ...
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a 45-year-old Dallas man on Texas death row for killing a supervisor at an Amarillo state prison shoe factory.
Attorneys for Travis Trevino Runnels had appealed after the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in 2016 ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the murder convictions and 195-year sentence of a Gary man in the 2015 slayings of two teenage brothers and a third person.
Forty-year-old David Johnson IV was convicted last August in the shooting deaths of 18-year-old Arreon ...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Alex Hursey pitched a three-hitter to help Tennessee Tech beat Missouri State 2-1 in an elimination game at the Oxford Regional on Sunday night for its NCAA-best 50th victory.
Brennon Kaleiwahea and Chase Chambers each had RBI singles for Tennessee Tech (50-10), which ...
PHOENIX (AP) — The deadline for college players to withdraw from the NBA draft has a widespread impact, from the individuals involved to their families to the teams who may select them in June.
The decisions made on or just before Wednesday’s deadline also will have a lasting effect on the ...
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn center Austin Wiley, point guard Jared Harper and shooting guard Bryce Brown are returning to school after exploring their NBA draft prospects.
All three announced their decisions Tuesday, a day before the deadline for underclassmen who haven’t hired an agent to ...
MACON, Ga. (AP) — LeRoy Wiley Gresham’s short, painful life in Macon ended about the same time as the Civil War, but he left behind a legacy treasured by historians.
Starting in 1860 at the age of 12, a few months before Georgia seceded from the Union, he started keeping a diary and did it ...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police say five people have now been arrested in the shooting death of a restaurant operator in North Carolina.
Durham police said in a news release Thursday that the arrests had been made in the April 15 shooting death of Hong Zheng, who operated a Chinese ...
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Tourism Cabinet says repairs on the Jenny Wiley Amphitheater in eastern Kentucky have been completed.
A statement from the agency says a reopening ceremony is planned Thursday for the Jenny Wiley State Resort Park Amphitheater in Prestonsburg. The ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine Alicia Keys talking about Nina Simone, or Ashley Judd on Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Keys and Judd are among the readers for an audio edition of “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls” and “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2.” The two audiobooks, coming out June 19 from ...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky state park officials are encouraging parents to bring children to outdoor events at state parks later this month for “Kids to Parks Day.”
The event was first celebrated in 2011 by the National Park Trust. The intent is show the importance of active, healthy ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A woman was killed and a man was wounded when shots rang out on a street in New Jersey’s largest city.
Essex County authorities say Newark police found the victims around 12:35 a.m. Friday when they responded to reports of shots fired.
Kelly Wiley, a 27-year-old ...
CENTERVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A pastor days shy of ending his 35-day jail sentence for sexual battery against a 9-year-old has been charged in a separate child molestation crime.
The Macon Telegraph
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — An organization of black doctors that dates back almost 100 years is encouraging students at a North Carolina elementary school to follow in its footsteps.
Investors fight back against firm owned by former star wrestler Timothy Krieger
After investing $250,000 in Twin Cities Power Holdings, a Minnesota executive got nervous when the little-known trading company disclosed in 2015 that it would be changing its name and moving most of its moneymaking assets into a private company owned by Timothy Krieger, the firms majority ...
Police said Friday that they have arrested a suspect in the April 15 shooting death of a Durham restaurant owner.
Hong Zheng and his wife had returned home after closing their Chinese restaurant that night when they were ambushed by men in their driveway in the 4600 block of Carlton ...