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November 27, 2012

Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin confirmed that University of Mississippi student John Howard Strickland has been arrested and charged with DUI in the car accident that killed Ole Miss students John and Sarah Wheats in October.

Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin confirmed that University of Mississippi student John Howard Strickland has been arrested and charged with DUI in the car accident that killed Ole Miss students John and Sarah Wheats in October.

“John Strickland has been charged with two counts of aggravated DUI (does not mean DUI alcohol, includes all toxicants),” Martin said.

Strickland, a junior business major from San Antonio, collided into the Wheats’ vehicle on the 18th Street overpass on Highway 6 on Oct. 27.

September 17, 2012

 
With the Texas game behind them, Ole Miss and head coach Hugh Freeze have turned their attention to Saturday’s upcoming game against Tulane — which will be Freeze’s first road contest at the helm. 

 
With the Texas game behind them, Ole Miss and head coach Hugh Freeze have turned their attention to Saturday’s upcoming game against Tulane — which will be Freeze’s first road contest at the helm. 
 

September 11, 2012

When President George W. Bush began planning the war in Iraq, he must have known he would face vocal opposition. It’s unlikely that he thought he would be called to face criminal charges for those actions.
This past week, Archbishop Desmond Tutu penned an editorial in the UK’s Observer newspaper calling for just that. The noted South African anti-apartheid activist argued that George Bush and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair should be called in front of the International Criminal Court in The Hague and be held accountable for their actions.

April 11, 2012

On Tuesday, George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed teenager Trayvon Martin in the highly controversial case that has gripped the nation, had both of his attorneys quit his case. 

 

On Tuesday, George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed teenager Trayvon Martin in the highly controversial case that has gripped the nation, had both of his attorneys quit his case. 

This just marks another unexpected turn that this case has taken, with numerous news sources confirming that Zimmerman would be charged imminently with the murder of Trayvon Martin and that the official statement from the office of the special prosecutor would be forthcoming. 

April 4, 2012

Last month, Sgt. Robert Bales left his military base in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan and marched into a small town where he proceeded to open fire, killing nine children and eight adults. Today, he’s being charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder and is currently undergoing mental fitness evaluations while awaiting trial at Fort Leavenworth. If convicted, Bales would face the death penalty.

 

Last month, Sgt. Robert Bales left his military base in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan and marched into a small town where he proceeded to open fire, killing nine children and eight adults. Today, he’s being charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder and is currently undergoing mental fitness evaluations while awaiting trial at Fort Leavenworth. If convicted, Bales would face the death penalty.

November 3, 2011

Look like "The Real World" just got a real law suit. 

 

Since 1992, MTV has provided 26 seasons (520 episodes) of the “true story of eight strangers picked to live in a house, work together, and have their lives taped, to find out what happens when people stop being polite and start getting real.” 

Few of us can remember of our lives before discovering this, the original, reality show. 

April 12, 2011

University of Mississippi cheerleader Johnny Beasley is scheduled to appear before the Lafayette County Municipal Court on April 20, to face a misdemeanor charge, court officials said.

University of Mississippi cheerleader Johnny Beasley is scheduled to appear before the Lafayette County Municipal Court on April 20, to face a misdemeanor charge, court officials said.

The charge of simple assault was filed against Beasley by former Ole Miss baseball player Taylor Hashman.

This step in the investigation comes after Beasley turned himself over to Oxford police on Friday, April 8, after a warrant was issued for his arrest on Thursday.

April 7, 2011

A warrant has been issued for University of Mississippi cheerleader Johnny Beasley, who has been charged with a misdemeanor, Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin said.

A warrant has been issued for University of Mississippi cheerleader Johnny Beasley, who has been charged with a misdemeanor, Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin said.

The simple-assault charge against Beasley was filed by former Ole Miss baseball player Taylor Hashman.

This occurs after the Lafayette County grand jury decided not to indict Beasley for assault-related felony charges on February 18, 2011.  

March 30, 2011

Marc Frank Davis is now behind bars and facing drug-related charges. Davis was arrested in connection with the drug bust that resulted in the arrest of former Rankin High School football coach David Coates  along with current and former Ole Miss students.

Marc Frank Davis is now behind bars and facing drug-related charges. Davis was arrested in connection with the drug bust that resulted in the arrest of former Rankin High School football coach David Coates  along with current and former Ole Miss students.

Davis, 54, was denied bond on charges related to the sale of ecstasy in a hearing presided over by Rankin County Judge Kent McDaniel on Tuesday, March 29, according to a report by the Clarion-Ledger.

February 28, 2011

A report released by the Associated Press yesterday stated that Joseph Paul Lillo, the alleged panty thief, was indicted by the Lafayette County grand jury earlier this month.

A report released by the Associated Press yesterday stated that Joseph Paul Lillo, the alleged panty thief, was indicted by the Lafayette County grand jury earlier this month.

He is subject to several criminal charges related to a string of thefts and burglaries in the Oxford area.

Oxford police detective Jimmy Williams said Lillo could face up to 13 counts of residential burglary.  

February 28, 2011

A report released by the Associated Press yesterday stated that Joseph Paul Lillo, the alleged panty thief, was indicted by the Lafayette County grand jury earlier this month.

A report released by the Associated Press yesterday stated that Joseph Paul Lillo, the alleged panty thief, was indicted by the Lafayette County grand jury earlier this month.

He is subject to several criminal charges related to a string of thefts and burglaries in the Oxford area.

Oxford police detective Jimmy Williams said Lillo could face up to 13 counts of residential burglary.  

February 14, 2011

Lee Eric Smith, former communications specialist for the University of Mississippi media and public relations department, was sentenced to two years supervised probation after pleading guilty to a charge of aggravated assault.

Lee Eric Smith, former communications specialist for the University of Mississippi media and public relations department, was sentenced to two years supervised probation after pleading guilty to a charge of aggravated assault.

Smith was arrested in October 2008 for allegedly molesting his then-2-year-old daughter, according to an Associated Press article. The accusations were brought against him by his wife, Chanelle. The two have since divorced.

January 25, 2011

I recently read an article on former CIA spy Duane R. Clarridge, and to put it mildly, I was amazed. Now, I’m no expert on covert operations, but I’ve seen my fair share of Mission Impossible reruns. 

 

I recently read an article on former CIA spy Duane R. Clarridge, and to put it mildly, I was amazed. Now, I’m no expert on covert operations, but I’ve seen my fair share of Mission Impossible reruns. 

 

October 4, 2010

A suspect was apprehended and taken into custody in the case of the panty thief Sunday morning around 1 a.m. Joseph Paul Lillo has been charged with 11 counts of burglary and has been denied bond.

 

 

April 26, 2010

PEARL - A black man accused of stabbing an outspoken white supremacist to death in Mississippi said Monday he didn’t know about the man’s racist views before the killing.