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Ninth inmate dies at Mississippi’s Parchman prison since the start of the year

Ninth inmate dies at Mississippi’s Parchman prison since the start of the year

A ninth inmate has died at Mississippi State Penitentiary, also known as Parchman, the county coroner said on Sunday. The prisoner Joshua Norman, “was found hanging in his cell during a security check at 11:12 am.,” Heather Burton, Sunflower County Coroner said in a statement. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said no foul play is…MORE

Honor Kobe Bryant’s legacy through the charities he supported

Honor Kobe Bryant’s legacy through the charities he supported

Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest basketball players of all time, but his impact extended far beyond the court. The fierce competitor was as passionate about philanthropy as he was about pursuing baskets or championship rings. “He’s leaving a legacy, and he’s teaching people how to be more than just an athlete,” former teammate…MORE

Why Kobe Bryant gave himself the nickname ‘Black Mamba’

Why Kobe Bryant gave himself the nickname ‘Black Mamba’

Kobe Bryant was on top of the world in 2003 as he led the Los Angeles Lakers to win after win. But that all came crashing down after the star was charged with sexual assault. Bryant proclaimed himself innocent and the charges were later dropped. The star and his accuser reached a civil settlement, and…MORE

Delta employee shot to death at Atlanta-Hartsfield Jackson Airport parking lot

Delta employee shot to death at Atlanta-Hartsfield Jackson Airport parking lot

A Delta Airlines worker died after being found shot in an Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport employee parking lot Sunday night, the company said in a statement. The College Park Police Department said it found Alexis Reed, 30, unresponsive in the Delta Employee Parking lot around 10:30 p.m. Sunday. In a statement to CNN, police said…MORE

At least 8 dead and more missing as boats catch fire at an Alabama dock

At least 8 dead and more missing as boats catch fire at an Alabama dock

At least eight people died after an overnight fire destroyed a dock of about 35 boats in Jackson County Park in Alabama, authorities say. In addition, six or seven people remain unaccounted for, according to Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department. “They had slips here,” Harnen told CNN affiliate WAFF. “That…MORE

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