Mississippi's new attorney general must decide whether to take a quadruple murder case to a seventh trial.Curtis Flowers has had two mistrials and four reversed convictions in a nationally watched case involving the 1996 slayings of four people at a Winona furniture store.News outlets... Read More.
Update: A Mississippi man whose murder conviction was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court for racial bias is set to be released from custody for the first time in 22 years.A judge on Monday set a $250,000 bond for 49-year-old Curtis Flowers. Circuit Judge... Read More.
A judge has set a new site for next week's bail hearing for a Mississippi man who has been tried six times for murder in the 1996 shooting deaths of four people in a furniture store.Court officials said Monday that Curtis Flowers' hearing will... Read More.
Four black voters and a branch of the NAACP sued a Mississippi prosecutor on Monday, asking a federal judge to order him to stop excluding African Americans from juries.The lawsuit against District Attorney Doug Evans is an outgrowth of a case where the U.S.... Read More.
The Mississippi Supreme Court is sending the case of a man tried six times for murder back to a local court after the U.S. Supreme Court found racial bias in jury selection.Thursday's ruling overturning the verdict was a formality after the U.S. Supreme Court... Read More.