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A man holding a hand-fan featuring a picture of blues legend B.B. King waits outside the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola, Mississippi, on May 29, 2015 during a public wake. Several thousands of fans gathered to pay their respect to King, who died on May 14 at the age of 89 in Las Vegas.  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Friends, Family, Fans Bid Final Farewell To Blues Legend B.B. King

Hundreds of people filled a church in the Mississippi Delta for the funeral Saturday of B.B. King, who rose from sharecropper in the area’s flat cotton fields to worldwide fame as a blues singer and guitarist who influenced generations of entertainers.

05/30/2015

Johnell Carter (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Family Allegedly Helped Suspected Child Molester Evade Police After Escape From San Jose

A Santa Clara County jail inmate who escaped from a San Jose hospital last month was driven by his brother to a bus station in Reno, Nevada, and made it to Mississippi before he was captured while fleeing from a residence on Tuesday, U.S. Marshals Service officials announced Wednesday.

04/08/2015

Johnell Carter (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Suspected Sex Offender Who Escaped From San Jose Arrested In Mississippi

An escaped inmate from the Santa Clara County Jail was arrested in Mississippi after a month on the run.

04/07/2015

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Weekend Magazine: Senior Depression, Mississippi Writer, And Free Clothing

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

01/14/2015

DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Deante' Gray #20 of the TCU Horned Frogs runs for a touchdown against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: College Football’s Best Month Will Get Started With A Bang

October is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.

09/30/2014

Legendary bluesman B.B. King, who had recently turned 88, continues to play on the road. In 2012, he performed at the White House (credit: CBS News)

At 88, The King of The Blues Is Still Rocking Audiences

Blues guitar legend B.B. King — who played with Eric Clapton and U2 — has been performing for several decades and shows no signs of stopping…

09/18/2013

A worker demonstrates the ultra-thin solar panels produced by Twin Creeks Technologies. (Twin Creeks Technologies, Inc.)

San Jose Solar Firm Goes Under; Mississippi Among Creditors Owed Millions

Mississippi taxpayers may have only an empty Senatobia building and solar panel equipment to show for $26 million in loans to Twin Creeks Technologies.

11/29/2012