2 weeks ago
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School funding lawsuit

Former Governor Ronnie Musgrove will try to breathe new life into his lawsuit over school funding Wednesday, seeking to persuade Mississippi’s high court that a Hinds County judge was wrong to rule against school districts seeking more money. Musgrove argues the ruling was flawed because the oft-ignored law requiring full funding of the school formula […]
3 weeks ago
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Lawsuit against officers targeting black people in Madison, Mississippi

A federal lawsuit says law enforcement officers in one majority-white Mississippi county are unfairly targeting black people for traffic stops and searches of homes and property without reasonable suspicion of wrongdoing. The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi sued the sheriff’s department in the Jackson suburb of Madison County. The suit seeks a court order […]
3 weeks ago
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Confederate statue lawsuit against New Orleans

Supporters of Confederate monuments slated for removal in New Orleans have launched a new court fight to save one of them. A statue of Confederate General Beauregard on horseback is at the main entrance to New Orleans City Park. Monument supporters say their research shows the statue is not owned by the city, but by […]
3 weeks ago
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Shuckers’ lawyers speaks out about lawsuit

According to the attorney representing the Biloxi Shuckers in the lawsuit Tim Bennett has filed, Bennett’s employees are making threats and inappropriate statements about the team’s management. Owner of Overtime Sports and part owner of the Biloxi Shuckers Tim Bennett is suing the owner of the team Ken Young, claiming in his lawsuit that the […]
4 weeks ago
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Environmentalists file lawsuit against Oscar Renda

Is the East Biloxi road work polluting the Back Bay? The Gulf Restoration Network has filed a lawsuit against Biloxi contractor Oscar Renda. According to the lawsuit, Oscar Renda Contracting is in violation of the Clean Water Act and the environmental organization claims the contractor isn’t doing their part to prevent polluted dirt from falling […]
4 weeks ago
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Lawsuit over cremation

A lawsuit accuses a South Mississippi funeral home of going back on an agreement to cremate an 86-year-old man after he died and owners learned he was gay. According to the Mississippi State Court Lawsuit, Picayune Funeral Home said paperwork would be handled after Robert Huskey’s death. It alleges that after his nephew in Colorado […]
4 weeks ago
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Shuckers owner suing team and team president

Tim Bennett is suing the owner of the Biloxi Shuckers, Biloxi Baseball LLC, and managing member Ken Young over access to the stadium and money owed. Bennett, who is also an owner of the team and owner of Overtime Sports, joined Biloxi Baseball in signing leases for use of the stadium. Bennett’s lawsuit claims Biloxi […]
1 month ago
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Fatal bullying lawsuit settled in Moss Point

The Moss Point School District has settled a lawsuit over the death of seventh grader Lorel Malone. U.S. District Court records show his parents allege school officials failed to stop students from bullying the boy over his religion. Lorel Malone died March 7th, 2014 at the age of 12. According to the lawsuit filed by […]
2 months ago
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Charter school lawsuit

A judge is considering whether he should overturn or uphold Mississippi’s charter school law. A group of parents argues the law is unconstitutional because charter schools divert property taxes from the Jackson District and the charter schools are not overseen by a local or state superintendent. The state and others defend the law. They argue […]
2 months ago
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Train-bus crash survivors ask for $250 Million

A Houston attorney says 15 tourists from Texas have filed lawsuits asking more than $250 million in total damages over a train-bus crash that killed four people in Biloxi. Tony Buzbee says in a news release that his clients include Tim Orr, whose wife died in the March 7th wreck. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday, alleges […]