States Sue Google For Antitrust Violations

As predicted, a coalition of 10 states have sued Google for alleged monopolistic behavior in digital advertising. The DOJ filed a lawsuit against Google in October, accusing the company of abusing its monopoly in the search business. Shortly after, Texas…

Colorado Pulls Out of Lawsuit Attempting to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Reuters is reporting that Colorado has become the second state to pull out of a lawsuit seeking to stop T-Mobile and Sprint’s proposed merger. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted last week to approve the merger, following the Department of…

Jessica Chambers: No Suspect, Investigators’ Fault?

Jessica Chambers’ family and friends gathered on Saturday in Sardis, Mississippi to celebrate her birthday. Even without her, they seemed to be in fairly good spirits as they shared stories of her and released balloons into the sky in her…

Jessica Chambers: Anonymous Claims to Have Killer Possibly Identified

[Update: A gas station attendant whose name has been spoken about in the Chambers’ case has spoken out. See that Update here on WebProNews at Jessica Chambers: Gas Station Attendant Accused on Social Media Speaks Out.] Jessica Chambers murder has…

Jessica Chambers: Police Looking For Answers

Mississippi teenager Jessica Chambers was inexplicably set on fire Saturday evening, and authorities have been trying to piece together the final 24 hours of her life. Chambers, 19, went out at roughly 6:30 p.m. to get gas and something to…

5 Kids Found Dead: South Carolina Father Charged With Murder

Timothy Jones Jr., a South Carolina Father, is facing murder charges for allegedly killing his five young children. The Associated Press reported that he wrapped their bodies in garbage bags, then drove 400 miles into Wilcox County, Alabama to dump…

Gulf of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ the Size of Connecticut

Oceanic researchers revealed that a man-made “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico has bloomed to roughly the size of the state of Connecticut. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), dead zones are hypoxic areas in large…

KFC Hoax: Little Girl Was Not Kicked Out Of KFC

The story of the three year old girl kicked out of a Jackson, MS KFC due to facial scarring that “disturbed customers” is a hoax according to Rick Maynard, spokesperson for KFC. “After the alleged incident was reported to us,…

Brett Favre Endorses Thad Cochran in US Senate Race

Brett Favre, retired NFL quarterback, recently lent his support to Republican incumbent Thad Cochran in his bid for reelection to the United States Senate. Favre was born in Gulfport, Mississippi and raised in the nearby small town of Kiln. He…

Mississippi Tornado Weather Possible Early Next Week

This year’s long, long winter is finally over and warmer weather is bringing people out of their houses in the Midwest and Eastern U.S. The coming of spring, however, doesn’t mean the nation’s weather troubles are quite over yet. After…

Mississippi Storm Overturns 25 RV Trailers

At approximately 8 p.m. Monday night, the Santa Maria RV Park in Gautier, Mississippi experienced a strong storm which left as many as 25 RV trailers damaged or destroyed in its wake, along with downed power lines and much debris.…

UFO Sightings: Nothing To Fear, “Deer”

Are Martians meandering through Mississippi marsh and grasslands? Since a family in Jackson County, Mississippi witnessed something out of the ordinary, the Internet’s interest has been piqued. Edith and Rainer Shattles claimed they had set up cameras to capture wildlife…

Shot Elephant Makes Controversial Return to Circus

The elephant shot in a drive-by last year in Mississippi returned to the stage with Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey on Thursday, almost exactly a year after the terrifying incident, according to WMC-TV. Carol the elephant, who is now…

Michelle Byrom: Death Row Inmate Gets New Trial

Michelle Byrom was about to be the first woman executed by the state of Mississippi in several decades. Before that could happen, Byrom found herself getting a second chance at life and her freedom. Her original conviction was overturned and…

Dead Man Wakes Up While In Body Bag

In this situation it’s hard to tell just who was more terrified: The man waking up in a body bag and having no idea how he got there or the mortician turning to find that the dead body he was…

Dead Man Wakes Up Before Embalming

Imagine the surprise on the face of the mortician when a man who was just about to undergo embalming, woke up and started kicking in his body bag. It happened in Lexington, Mississippi when Wednesday night, Walter Williams, 78, appeared…

Old Miss Frat Chapter Suspended Over Racist Prank

We are not yet out of February which means that Black History Month is not over. This means that somewhere at this very moment a child may be reading about James Meredith. In 1962, Meredith was the first African American…

Ricin Guilty Plea, Man Also Nabbed For Molestation

Tupelo, Mississippi native James Everette Dutschke pleaded guilty on Friday to charges related to sending Ricin-laced letters to President Obama. The 41-year-old was also on the hook for mailing letters to Mississippi’s Senator Roger Wicker and Sadie Holland, a Lee…

Tupelo Shooting: Officer Killed During Bank Robbery

On Monday, the day before Christmas Eve, Police Sergeant Gale Stauffer was shot and killed by an assault rifle, and another officer was seriously wounded. It happened when officers interrupted a robbery at BanCorp South’s Gloster Creek Village branch as…

Chicken Nugget Ingredients Revealed

Haven’t you always wanted to know what was in a chicken nugget? Obviously, there is not a “nugget” on a chicken, so what exactly are these little pieces of chicken, primarily targeted to kids, made of? Mississippi researchers recently found…