Legendary Jazz Singer Nancy Wilson Dies At 81

Nancy Sue Wilson, the award-winning singer who lent her vocal instrument to the world for over five decades, has died at the age of 81. Wilson’s publicist confirmed that the iconic singer died at her home in Pioneertown, CA, on Thursday following a long illness.  A specific cause of death hasn’t been disclosed.Wilson... Read More.

Little Rock Elects Its First Black Mayor

Frank Scott, 35, defeated Baker Kurrus in the runoff election for the nonpartisan, open seat becoming the first African-American elected to lead Arkansas’ capital six decades after it was the center of a school desegregation crisis.Scott served as an adviser to former Gov. Mike Beebe and on the state Highway Commission, and he... Read More.

Amber Guyger Indicted On The Murder Of Botham Jean

On Friday, a grand jury indicted a former Dallas police officer for murder in the killing of her unarmed black neighbor when she says she mistakenly went to his apartment rather than her own and shot him.Dallas County court records showed the indictment before prosecutors were set to hold a news conference announcing... Read More.

George H.W. Bush Dies At Age 94

Former President George H.W. Bush, a war hero and founder of the modern Texas Republican Party who presided over momentous global changes, died at home in Houston on Friday night.He was 94, the last president to have fought in World War II and only the second to have his son also elected to... Read More.

Cindy Hyde-Smith Elected to Mississippi Senate

Cindy Hyde-Smith defeated Democrat Mike Espy in Tuesday's special run-off election to fulfill the seat left vacant by retired Sen. Thad Cochran’s current term through 2020, after being appointed to replace him earlier this year. Hyde-Smith is the first woman to be elected to represent Mississippi in the Senate. It was an unimpressive... Read More.