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  • Pearl High School student takes dream date to prom

    Pearl High School student takes dream date to prom

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:05:47 GMT
    18-year-old Jacob Daniels can barely wipe the smile off his face, in anticipation of his Senior Prom Friday night. His mother Lori helps him try on his tuxedo as he talks about the dream girl he'll beMore >>
    Friday night is prom night at Pearl High School, and a special boy and girl will be coming in arm-in-arm.More >>
  • Brandon high school student accepted to West Point

    Brandon high school student accepted to West Point

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:30:01 GMT
    She is the latest in a long line of Brandon Bulldogs to be appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point. Senior Emily McGowan was honored today in a ceremony where she expressed her thanksMore >>
    Senior Emily McGowan was honored on Thursday in a ceremony where she expressed her thanks to everyone in her life who played a role in her journey.
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  • Yarber and Lumumba debate at WLBT studio

    Yarber and Lumumba debate at WLBT studio

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:40:48 GMT
    Jackson's two mayoral candidates stepped into the WLBT studio Thursday night for a one-hour runoff debate.   Attorney Chokwe Antar Lumumba and Jackson City Councilman Tony Yarber went back and forth onMore >>
    Jackson's two mayoral candidates stepped into the WLBT studio Thursday night for a one-hour runoff debate.   Attorney Chokwe Antar Lumumba and Jackson City Councilman Tony Yarber went back and forth on several issues, touting specifics and pushing their visions for the future of the Capital City.More >>
  • Are Hinds County Detainees being held too long?

    Are Hinds County Detainees being held too long?

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:31:23 GMT
    WLBT continues to uncover new information about inmates being held too long at the Hinds County Detention Facility. One inmate has been locked behind bars since 2006, so is justice being served? JessicaMore >>
    We continues to uncover new information about inmates being held too long at the Hinds County Detention Facility. One inmate has been locked behind bars since 2006. So, is justice being served?
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  • Ridgeland Police looking for man with crooked knife

    Ridgeland Police looking for man with crooked knife

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:39 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:39:27 GMT
    Ridgeland police need your help finding a brazen robber. Investigators say the crime happened around 4:15 Monday morning at a convenience store.       The suspect's face is covered, but he's armed withMore >>
    Ridgeland police need your help finding a brazen robber. Investigators say the crime happened around 4:15 Monday morning at a convenience store.More >>
  • School District preps every junior for ACT

    School District preps every junior for ACT

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:45:11 GMT
    Here's an equation you can understand, even if you aren't into math. The higher you make on the ACT equals the more money you get for college. The Madison County School District are keeping that answerMore >>
    Here's an equation you can understand, even if you aren't into math. The higher you make on the ACT equals the more money you get for college. The Madison County School District are keeping that answer at the top of their priority list with an ACT prep day for every junior in the district.More >>
  • Sig Ep fraternity will close Ole Miss chapter

    Sig Ep fraternity will close Ole Miss chapter

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:47:02 GMT
    The Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity will close its chapter on The University of Mississippi campus. Dean of Students Sparky Reardon says the closure comes after numerous accounts of hazing and underage drinkingMore >>
    The Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity will close its chapter on The University of Mississippi campus. Dean of Students Sparky Reardon says the closure comes after numerous accounts of hazing and underage drinking within the UM chapter, which violated fraternity and university policies.More >>
  • Brandon Police investigating inappropriate teacher-student relationship

    Brandon Police investigating inappropriate teacher-student relationship

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:51:34 GMT
    Brandon Police are investigating an alleged inappropriate relationship between a student and a teacher at Rankin County Alternative School. Police say they are in the very early stages of the investigation,More >>
    Brandon Police are investigating an alleged inappropriate relationship between a student and a teacher at Rankin County Alternative School.More >>
  • Holmes County pit bull owner returning dogs to shelter

    Sheriff says he wants pit bulls banned in Holmes County

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:20:23 GMT
    Holmes County Sheriff Willie March is working to ban pit bulls in the county after 2 attacks within weeks of one another.   Craig Davis says he was walking home from work Tuesday when six pit bulls cameMore >>
    The owner of two pit bulls that attacked a man in Durant Tuesday will return the dogs to the shelter in Columbus, Mississippi, where he got them.
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  • Jackson man shot in domestic disturbance

    Jackson man shot in domestic disturbance

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:39:02 GMT
    A Jackson man is hospitalized after being shot in the stomach by his girlfriend. Thirty-four year old Monica Taylor is in custody, and the boyfriend, whose name is not being released, is in stable conditionMore >>
    A Jackson man is hospitalized after being shot in the stomach by his girlfriend. Thirty-four year old Monica Taylor is in custody, and the boyfriend, whose name is not being released, is in stable condition at UMMC.More >>
  • 3 dead in Nettleton shooting identified

    3 dead in Nettleton shooting identified

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:13:58 GMT
    In Nettleton, three people are dead after an officer-involved shooting earlier Wednesday afternoon. The Nettleton police officer involved in the shooting was not injured.     Authorities say the shootingMore >>
    The Miss. Department of Public Safety says that two of the individuals died at the scene and a third died from his wounds at a Tupelo hospital. The shooting happened on Main Street in Nettleton near the intersection of Mullins Street.
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  • Deputy hits motorist but isn't liable under state law

    Deputy hits motorist but isn't liable by state law

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-04-17 04:11:52 GMT
    If you're hit by a law enforcement or emergency vehicle responding to an emergency, you could be stuck with recouping the losses. If a law enforcement or emergency vehicle hits you when on the way toMore >>
    If a law enforcement or emergency vehicle hits you when on the way to an emergency, you could be stuck paying for your losses. It's a lesson a Rankin county woman recently learned.
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  • Vicksburg man charged with child abuse

    Vicksburg man charged with child abuse

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:51:17 GMT
    A Vicksburg man is facing child abuse charges. Sixty-six year old Eddie Dean Davis was arrested by Vicksburg Police Sunday.     According to the Vicksburg Post, Davis is accused of shoving a baby in aMore >>
    A Vicksburg man is facing child abuse charges. Sixty-six year old Eddie Dean Davis was arrested by Vicksburg Police Sunday.More >>
  • Man hit by school bus

    Man hit by school bus

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:22:44 GMT
    A man was hit by a Hinds County school bus Wednesday evening in Edwards. It happened at the intersection of Mount Moriah Road and Williamson Avenue.     Sixth-one year old Hosea Willis was driving theMore >>
    A man was hit by a Hinds County school bus Wednesday evening in Edwards. It happened at the intersection of Mount Moriah Road and Williamson Avenue.More >>
  • Lake floods Simpson County community

    Lake Floods Simpson County

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:56:46 GMT
    Safety has been restored in a Simpson county community that saw a wall of water rushing towards their home overnight. The problem, a nearby lake that had flooded. The 30-acre lake is on private propertyMore >>
    Safety has been restored in a Simpson County community where people saw a wall of water rushing towards their homes overnight. The problem, a nearby lake that had flooded.
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  • MS Tea Party president calling for GOP chairman's resignation

    MS Tea Party president calling on GOP chairman's resignation

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:36:33 GMT
    The president of the Mississippi Tea Party is calling on a change from the top down. The target is Mississippi GOP chairman Joe Nosef. "We're asking him to apologize and acknowledge his errors and ifMore >>
    The president of the Mississippi Tea Party is calling on a change from the top down. The target is Mississippi GOP chairman Joe Nosef.More >>
  • Innocent until proven guilty

    Bennett died an innocent man

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:12:46 GMT
    Innocent until proven guilty. 21-year-old Markuieze Bennett died from a brutal attack inside the Hinds County Detention Center during a jail riot back in March. Markuieze Bennett had been sitting inMore >>
    Twenty-one -year old Markuieze Bennett died from a brutal attack inside the Hinds County Detention Center during a jail riot back in March. Bennett had been sitting in jail since 2012.More >>
  • Ole Miss Lyceum evacuated briefly

    Ole Miss Lyceum evacuated briefly

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:08:41 GMT
    The all clear has been given on the Ole Miss campus, after the Lyceum was evacuated briefly Wednesday afternoon because of a suspicious package. The Ole Miss newspaper, the Daily Mississippian, tweetedMore >>
    According to the Ole Miss Student paper, the Daily Mississippian, the Lyceum has been evacuated because of a suspicious package.More >>
  • Ole Miss adds 2 more to signing class

    Ole Miss adds 2 more to signing class

    Mississippi has added junior college standout Roderick Lawrence and Tennessee-Martin transfer Terrence Smith to its recruiting class.More >>
    Mississippi has added junior college standout Roderick Lawrence and Tennessee-Martin transfer Terrence Smith to its recruiting class.More >>
  • Mississippi Braves shutout Huntsville Stars, 3-0

    Mississippi Braves shutout Huntsville Stars, 3-0

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:42:57 GMT
    Williams Perez worked 5 & 2/3 innings Wednesday, giving up just two hits, as the Mississippi Braves beat the Huntsville Stars 3-0 in front of a school day crowd of more than 5,000. The Braves scores threeMore >>
    Williams Perez worked 5 & 2/3 innings Wednesday, giving up just two hits, as the Mississippi Braves beat the Huntsville Stars 3-0 in front of a school day crowd of more than 5,000.More >>
  • Wellness Wednesday: a candy-free Easter

    Candy-free Easter

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:55:20 GMT
    Today's Wellness Wednesday was all about a candy-free Easter! We learned about how to incorporate healthy snacks into the holiday. Dietician Rebecca Turner showed us how to make healthy Easter basketsMore >>
    Dietician Rebecca Turner showed us how to make healthy Easter baskets and a more nutritious deviled egg!More >>
  • JPD catches bar robbery suspect, another still at large

    JPD catch bar robbery suspect, another still at large

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:52:14 GMT
    On March 29, two black males broke into 3002 Terry Road (End Zone Sports Bar) and stole merchandise from them. We are told that the larger suspect was later identified by the complainant. Police say thatMore >>
    On March 29, police said two males broke into 3002 Terry Road (End Zone Sports Bar) and stole merchandise from them.
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  • Driver flees accident scene

    Driver flees accident scene

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:06:47 GMT
    Jackson Police are looking for the person who hit a utility pole, snapping it in half. The accident happened around 5:30 Tuesday afternoon on Jones Avenue.       When our cameras arrived, witnesses atMore >>
    Jackson police are looking for the person who hit a utility pole, snapping it in half. The accident happened around 5:30 Tuesday afternoon on Jones Avenue.    More >>
  • Mortgage lender pleads not guilty to bankruptcy fraud

    Mortgage lender pleads not guilty to bankruptcy fraud

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:32:53 GMT
    A Jackson man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he defrauded his bankrupt business of more than $9 million.More >>
    A Jackson businessman appeared in federal court Tuesday accused of stealing millions in mortgage funds. William David "Butch" Dickson was reportedly captured out of the country and was shackled while answering to the charges.
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  • Jackson will soon get first check from sales tax increase

    1 Cent Sales Tax

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:59:56 GMT
    For more than a month now, businesses in the capital city have been collecting a one cent sales tax, meant to fund repairs to the aging streets and sewer system. Now it's the Department of Revenue's jobMore >>
    For more than a month now, businesses in the capital city have been collecting a one cent sales tax, meant to fund repairs to the aging streets and sewer system. Now it's the Department of Revenue's job to make sure all the money collected ends up in the right place.More >>
  • Mendenhall restaurant still not frying fish, post-flood

    Mendenhall restaurant still not frying fish post-flood

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:27:31 GMT
    A week made a big difference for one business in Simpson County. Flood waters have completely receded at Eason's Catfish House in Mendenhall. Owner Candi Lewis was speechless when she went inside theMore >>
    A week made a big difference for one business in Simpson County. Flood waters have completely receded at Eason's Catfish House in Mendenhall.  Owner Candi Lewis was speechless when she went inside the restaurant after four days of being flooded out.
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  • Freezing temperatures overnight, record lows expected

    Freezing temperatures overnight, record lows expected

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:52:03 GMT
    A freeze warning is in effect from 1 a.m. Wednesday morning until 9 a.m. Freezing temperatures are possible for between one and four hours during that time. Please protect the pets and tender plants fromMore >>
    A freeze warning is in effect from 1 a.m. Wednesday morning until 9 a.m. Freezing temperatures are possible for between one and four hours during that time.More >>
  • More flooding may follow expected rain

    More flooding may follow expected rain

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:25:56 GMT
    Storms are expected to hit our area Sunday night. Whenever we receive heavy rain Westbrook Drive typically becomes flooded causing headaches for the people who live on the road and for drivers. The PurpleMore >>
    Heavy rain is expected to hit the metro Sunday night causing flooding problems for people in certain areas.More >>
  • Drug suspects who attempted to run down a deputy make court appearance

    Drug suspects who attempted to run down a deputy make court appearance

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:21:22 GMT
    The three suspects who tired to flee a Madison County Sheriff's Deputy in the Ridgeland Lowe's parking lot April 10 were in court today. Paul Brock Maddox is charged with aggravated assault, possessionMore >>
    The three suspects who tired to flee a Madison County Sheriff's Deputy in the Ridgeland Lowe's parking lot April 10 were in court Tuesday.More >>
  • Are the NWS's overnight alerts necessary?

    Are the NWS's overnight alerts necessary?

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:15:11 GMT
    Many people found their sleep disturbed when Flash Flood Warnings were sent out via text message. But was it really necessary in the middle of the night? If the water-cooler talk in your office was anythingMore >>
    Flash flood warnings were repeatedly sent out overnight as a part of the Wireless Emergency Alert System, reminding us that torrential downpour would soon be followed by rapidly rising water. Some, weren't too happy about it.More >>
  • Straight-line winds flip 20+ RV campers in Gautier

    Straight-line winds flip 20+ RV campers in Gautier

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-04-15 10:54:09 GMT
    Straight-line winds are being blamed for flipping dozens of RV campers at the Santa Maria RV Park Monday night in Gautier.
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    Straight-line winds are being blamed for flipping dozens of RV campers at the Santa Maria RV Park Monday night in Gautier. Jackson County EOC Director Earl Etheridge told WLOX News up to 25 campers and several vehicles were toppled.More >>
  • Survivors celebrate life at annual Race for the Cure

    Survivors celebrate life at annual Race for the Cure

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:06 AM EDT2014-04-15 05:06:01 GMT
    The downtown area turned into a sea of pink on Saturday morning as people came from across the state to celebrate the 15th year of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Jackson. Our Annette PeaglerMore >>
    Our Annette Peagler spoke to breast cancer survivors who explained why this event is so important to them.More >>
  • Council considers tax credit zones to lure economic development

    Council considers tax credit zones to lure economic development

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:02 AM EDT2014-04-15 05:02:56 GMT
    Jackson city leaders are hoping to take advantage of new federal tax dollars to entice business development in the capital city. The Economic Development Committee was briefed Monday on those plans. TheMore >>
    Jackson city leaders are hoping to take advantage of new federal tax dollars to entice business development in the capital city. The Economic Development Committee was briefed Monday on those plans.More >>
  • Taking Back Our Neighborhoods: Red Flag on Flag Chapel

    Taking Back Our Neighborhoods: Red Flag on Flag Chapel

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:53:02 GMT
    Abandoned houses are bad enough in a community, but an empty shopping complex and parking lot presents a whole new set of problems.Problems, the folks who live along North Flag Chapel Road, asked 3 OnMore >>
    Abandoned houses are bad enough in a community, but an empty shopping complex and parking lot presents a whole new set of problems.More >>
  • Canton families evacuated

    Canton families evacuated

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:38 AM EDT2014-04-15 04:38:15 GMT
    High water has caused evacuations of some homes in Canton. Cameron Street is completely flooded and now closed. Residents say it's an ongoing problem. Earlier Monday, some of the people who live on CameronMore >>
    High water has caused evacuations of some homes in Canton. Cameron Street is completely flooded and now closed. Residents say it's an ongoing problem. More >>
  • What you need to know about insurance post-disaster

    What you need to know about insurance post-disaster

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:15:29 GMT
    Mississippians are in recovery mode after a double dose of weather last week with tornado damage in one part of the state and river flooding in others. Insurance agent Durr Boyles explained the productMore >>
    Mississippians are in recovery mode after a double dose of weather last week with tornado damage in one part of the state and river flooding in others. Insurance agent Durr Boyles explained the productMore >>
  • Unsolved: Investigating missing person cases

    Unsolved: Investigating missing person cases

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:11:40 GMT
    Across the metro, several local missing persons cases remain unsolved. Camden toddler Myra Lewis, Terry resident Hazel Williams and Jackson resident Lefeldt Rudd Jr. all went missing within the last twoMore >>
    Across the metro, several local missing persons cases remain unsolved. Camden toddler Myra Lewis, Terry resident Hazel Williams and Jackson resident Lefeldt Rudd Jr. all went missing within the last two months.More >>
  • Rainfall increases flood concerns

    Rainfall Increases Flood Concerns

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:52:33 GMT
    Flooding continues to threaten more communities in central Mississippi this week. Waves of long tracking storms, dropping several inches of rain continue to pass through the area, over already floodedMore >>
    Flooding continues to threaten more communities in central Mississippi this week. Waves of long tracking storms, dropping several inches of rain continue to pass through the area, over already flooded waterways.
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  • Madison woman killed in Monday morning vehicle accident

    Madison woman killed in Monday morning vehicle accident

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:38:15 GMT
    A 92-year-old Madison woman has died from injuries suffered in  two vehicle crash Monday morning at the intersection of U. S. Highway 51 and Hoy road. Martha Cowsart was a passenger in a vehicle thatMore >>
    A 92-year-old Madison woman has died from injuries suffered in  two vehicle crash Monday morning at the intersection of U. S. Highway 51 and Hoy road.More >>
  • Outstanding volunteers honored at GIVE Awards

    Outstanding volunteers honored at GIVE Awards

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:49:49 GMT
    Monday 15 exemplary volunteers from across the state were honored for their work. Volunteer Mississippi launched National Volunteer Week by handing out GIVE Awards at the 20th annual Governor's InitiativeMore >>
    Monday 15 exemplary volunteers from across the state were honored for their work. Volunteer Mississippi launched National Volunteer Week by handing out GIVE Awards at the 20th annual Governor's Initiative for Volunteer Excellence luncheon.  More >>
  • Severe weather threat followed by dropping temperatures

    Severe weather threat followed by dropping temperatures

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:04:08 GMT
    ​The severe weather threat continues tonight with the possibility of gusty winds, large hail and torrential flooding rainfall. A cold front will move through overnight ending the rough weather threat. TuesdayMore >>
    ​The severe weather threat continues tonight with the possibility of gusty winds, large hail and torrential flooding rainfall. A cold front will move through overnight ending the rough weather threat.More >>
  • MDWFP captures 9-ft gator on Lakeland Drive

    MDWFP captures 9-ft gator on Lakeland Drive

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:06:41 GMT
    On Sunday afternoon, several people witnessed officials from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks capture an alligator on Lakeland Drive. Tony Goodman tweeted that he saw it happenMore >>
    Jim Walker, spokesman for the MDWFP, told us that one of their officers and a resident licensed trapper were called out to Lakeland Dr. on Sunday afternoon for the rescue.More >>
  • JPD investigates 5 Sunday night shootings

    JPD investigates multiple shootings

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:27:21 GMT
    this shooting took place just a short time earlier.      Shots rang out at about 8:15, at the Shell station at 1775 South Gallatin Street.      That's near the exit from I-20.      According to OfficerMore >>
    The Jackson Police Department is investigating a string of shootings that took place Sunday.More >>
  • Missing Rankin Co. teen found safe

    Missing Rankin Co. teen found safe

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:13:36 GMT
    A search is underway in Rankin County for a missing teenager. Jamiah Thompson, 14, was last seen at her Rose Hill Road home in Puckett between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday. Her mother, Melissa McCray,More >>
    Jamiah Thompson, 17, was found on Monday morning at her aunt's house, according to Sheriff Bailey. We are told she is being taken to the Juvenile Detention Center.
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  • Pearl firefighters rescue man trapped inside overturned vehicle

    Pearl Firefighters rescue man trapped inside overturned vehicle

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:33 AM EDT2014-04-14 09:33:19 GMT
    A dramatic rescue this evening by Pearl firefighters after a truck overturns... trapping the driver. That crash happened at the intersection of North Bierdeman Road and Highway 80 shortly before 6 p.m..  TheMore >>
    A dramatic rescue Sunday evening by Pearl firefighters after a truck overturns, trapping the driver.
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  • Magee Police search for armed robbery suspect

    Magee Police search for armed robbery suspect

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-04-14 02:36:47 GMT
    Magee Police need your help finding a man wanted for armed robbery. Jarren Patterson, also known as "Heavy D" is wanted by authorities. Patterson is accused of robbing the Dollar General in Magee. PoliceMore >>
    Police said the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.More >>
  • Search continues for missing Terry woman

    Search continues for missing Terry woman

    Sunday, April 13 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-04-13 22:18:42 GMT
    The search continues for a missing Terry woman. Hazel Williams, 78, suffers from the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.   She was last seen last Monday night around 9 p.m. Authorities say Ms. WilliamsMore >>
    She was last seen last Monday night around 9 p.m.More >>
  • Franklin Parish, La: Elderly woman found safe

    Franklin Parish, La: Elderly woman found safe

    Sunday, April 13 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-04-13 20:48:09 GMT
    An elderly woman, who was last seen Saturday evening on her way to the grocery store in Louisiana, has been found safe. Saturday deputies in Franklin Parish, Louisiana were working to locate 80-year-oldMore >>
    Mississippi authorities have located a missing woman out of Louisiana.More >>
  • Husband kills wife with shotgun

    Husband kills wife with shotgun

    Sunday, April 13 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-04-13 17:37:18 GMT
    A husband opened fire on his wife killing her inside their Copiah county home Friday night. Coroner Stuart Ellis identified the victim as 66 year old Allean Martin. The Copiah county woman died in theMore >>
    Copiah county authorities are investigating a fatal domestic disturbance that ended in gunfire.More >>
  • Wheelchair tennis championships roll into the metro

    Wheelchair tennis championships roll into the metro

    Saturday, April 12 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-04-13 00:12:44 GMT
    Athletes are rockin and rollin on two wheels on the court this weekend during the State Wheelchair Tennis Championships. MACE, or Metro Area Community Empowerment is hosting the "Mississippi Rock N Roll"More >>
    Athletes are rockin and rollin on two wheels on the court this weekend during the State Wheelchair Tennis Championships.More >>
  • Walt's Look Around: Windsor

    Walt's Look Around: Windsor

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:35 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:35:47 GMT
    The iconic ruin Windsor has been seen in everything from Eudora Welty photographs to Elizabeth Taylor movies. But what you haven't been able to see for over a dozen years is Windsor from the road. Well,More >>
    The iconic ruin Windsor has been seen in everything from Eudora Welty photographs to Elizabeth Taylor movies. But what you haven't been able to see for over a dozen years is Windsor from the road. Well, now you can. And that's where we're going.More >>
  • JPS mom upset daughter was put off bus miles from home

    JPS mom upset daughter was put off bus miles from home

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:33:55 GMT
    A Jackson mother wants to know why her daughter was left far from her home by a Jackson Public School District bus driver.   The outraged mother says her daughter walked for miles -- even into anotherMore >>
    A Jackson mother wants to know why her daughter was left far from her home by a Jackson Public School District bus driver.   The outraged mother says her daughter walked for miles -- even into another city and she wants to know what JPS is going to do about it.
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  • Free dental services for those without insurance

    Free dental services for those without insurance

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-04-12 01:35:59 GMT
    For some, going to the dentist can be an unpleasant experience. But Friday, a lot of people left a local dentist's office with smiles on their faces.       Dozens lined up early in the morning outsideMore >>
    For some, going to the dentist can be an unpleasant experience. But Friday, a lot of people left a local dentist's office with smiles on their faces.    More >>
  • Lewis, Stokes clash over Hinds County Jail riot

    Sheriff Lewis says Supervisor Stokes could be arrested

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-04-12 00:11:49 GMT
    Obstruction of justice -- That's what Hinds County Supervisor Kenneth Stokes could be facing after releasing unverified documents to the media highlighting why a jail riot broke out less than two weeksMore >>
    Obstruction of justice, that's what Hinds County Supervisor Kenneth Stokes could be facing after releasing unverified documents to the media highlighting why a jail riot broke out less than two weeks ago.More >>
  • Big Black River Floods Out Residents

    Big Black River Floods Out Residents

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:43:08 GMT
    Flooding rivers in the metro area continue to creep towards their crests, raising concern for residents along their banks. All week state officials have been stressing to residents that with this floodMore >>
    Flooding rivers in the metro area continue to creep towards their crests, raising concern for residents along their banks.
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  • Jackson man indicted in $9 million bankruptcy fraud

    Miss. man indicted in $9 million bankruptcy fraud

    A Jackson man has been indicted on charges that he allegedly stole more than $9 million from his bankrupt business.More >>
    A Jackson man has been indicted on charges that he allegedly stole more than $9 million from his bankrupt business.More >>
  • New law will change Mississippi tax collection procedures

    New law will change Mississippi tax collection procedures

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:33:55 GMT
    House Bill 799 is being called the Mississippi Taxpayer Fairness Act. Governor Phil Bryant said the state's current laws were putting the state's growth in jeopardy. "We were at a tipping point in theMore >>
    House Bill 799 is being called the Mississippi Taxpayer Fairness Act. Governor Phil Bryant said the state's current laws were putting the state's growth in jeopardy. More >>
  • Former Canton police officer sentenced for gratification of lust

    Former Canton police officer sentenced in gratification of lust

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:26:53 GMT
    A former Canton police officer will spend 15 years behind bars for gratification of lust. Lester Calvin Williams was arrested in June 2013 for inappropriately touching a young girl. Upon investigation,More >>
    Lester Calvin Williams was arrested in June 2013 for inappropriately touching a young girl. Upon investigation, the Child Advocacy Center and the Madison Police Department discovered multiple victims who had been sexually assaulted by Williams, including those in Louisiana.More >>
  • MS Supreme Court denies Palmertree appeal

    MS Supreme Court denies Palmertree appeal

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:56:46 GMT
    The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied an appeal filed by Warren County Circuit Clerk Shelly Ashley-Palmertree, siding with the State Auditor.       The three-member panel of justices agreed with aMore >>
    The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied an appeal filed by Warren County Circuit Clerk Shelly Ashley-Palmertree, siding with the State Auditor.    More >>
  • Making A Difference: Key Club International

    Making A Difference: Key Club International

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:57:53 GMT
    Last week the high school Key Clubs from Mississippi, Louisiana and Tennessee got together in Natchez and, since they are a service organization, did a service project that will make a lot of differenceMore >>
    Last week the high school Key Clubs from Mississippi, Louisiana and Tennessee got together in Natchez and, since they are a service organization, did a service project that will make a lot of difference for a bunch of folks.
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  • 4 year old's name released in pit bull attack

    4 year old's name released in pit bull attack

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:05:42 GMT
    Four year old Victoria Mullins continues to suffer tonight after being attacked by three pit bulls. Last told she is still in critical condition. Her grandfather and his girlfriend were arrestedMore >>
    Four year old Victoria Mullins continues to suffer tonight after being attacked by three pit bulls. Last told she is still in critical condition. More >>
  • Columbia doctor charged with sexual battery kills himself at home

    Columbia doctor charged with sexual battery kills himself at home

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-04-10 19:13:00 GMT
    A Columbia doctor charged with sexual battery has taken his own life. Dr. Martin Ugwudike was found dead in his home in the Canebrake subdivision near Hattiesburg just before noon. Ugwudike, who hasMore >>
    A Columbia doctor charged with sexual battery has taken his own life. More >>
  • Two charged in pit bull attack

    4-year-old injured in pit bull attack

    Thursday, April 10 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-10 17:05:21 GMT
    A four-year-old has been injured in a pit bull attack. It happened on Garrett Road in Harrisville. Simpson County Sheriff Kenneth Lewis says there were 10 pit bulls at the house where the child was bitten. TheMore >>
    A four-year-old girl has been injured in a pit bull attack. It happened on Garrett Road in Harrisville. Simpson County Sheriff Kenneth Lewis says the girl was playing inside her grandfather's trailer when three pit bulls tore through the back door and grabbed her and dragged her outside.More >>
  • Police investigate armed robbery of Jackson Popeye's

    Police investigate armed robbery of Jackson Popeye's

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-04-10 14:30:26 GMT
    On Wednesday, officers responded to 4725 Clinton Blvd at Popeye's, in response to an armed robbery. Police spoke to a witness who said that two suspects with handguns walked into the store wearing allMore >>
    Police spoke to a witness who said that two suspects with handguns walked into the store wearing all black.More >>
  • Northeast Jackson woman arrested for killing boyfriend

    Northeast Jackson woman arrested for killing boyfriend

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-04-10 13:49:34 GMT
    A Northeast Jackson woman is in jail for shooting and killing her boyfriend. Police say 49-year-old Angela Byrd called them and said she had shot her boyfriend, 32-year-old Aaron Harper, six times. WeMore >>
    Police say 49-year-old Angela Byrd called them and said she had shot her boyfriend, 32-year-old Aaron Harper, six times.
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  • Woman tries to save drowning victim in Yazoo City

    Woman tries to save drowning victim in Yazoo City

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-04-10 04:44:43 GMT
    A woman who tried to save the little girl who tragically drowned in Yazoo City last week spoke exclusively to our Annette Peagler Patruana Hudson, 9, washed away in the flood waters Sunday night, whileMore >>
    A woman who tried to save the little girl who tragically drowned in Yazoo City last week talked about her failed attempt. Patruana Hudson, 9, washed away in the flood waters Sunday night, while playing in her back yard. A strong current took her under.More >>
  • Driver injured in truck vs train collision

    Driver injured in truck vs train collision

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-04-10 04:25:17 GMT
    An Airgas tanker truck leaving a dry-ice plant on Dixie Road, in Star, collided with a train Wednesday night. The collision threw the truck and its trailer against the locomotive and it was dragged 30More >>
    An Airgas tanker truck leaving a dry-ice plant on Dixie Road, in Star, collided with a train Wednesday night.More >>
  • JPD confiscates cash and drugs during traffic stop

    JPD confiscates cash and drugs during traffic stop

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:54:20 GMT
    A man is behind bars after a large drug bust in Jackson and this isn't his first run-in with the law. This bust came as a result of narcotic officers following their hunch that the suspect had more stuffMore >>
    A man finds himself behind bars after a large drug bust in Jackson and this isn't his first run-in with the law. This drug bust came as a result of narcotic officers following their hunch that the suspect had more stuff in his vehicle than the law allows.    More >>
  • Simpson Co. flooding keeping folks out of homes and businesses

    Simpson Co. flooding keeping folks out of homes and businesses

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:05:41 GMT
    Merit Road in Mendenhall sits between two creeks. With both of those now overflowing, folks like Chantal Stribling are left to abide by the water's time table. Not her own. "Just really anxious to getMore >>
    Merit Road in Mendenhall sits between two creeks. With both of those now overflowing, folks like Chantal Stribling are left to abide by the water's time table. Not her own. "Just really anxious to getMore >>
  • MDOT rerouting traffic around landslide

    MDOT rerouting traffic around landslide

    A landslide in northern Wilkinson County has closed a mile of the northbound lane of U.S. Highway 61 indefinitely.More >>
    A landslide in northern Wilkinson County has closed a mile of the northbound lane of U.S. Highway 61 indefinitely.More >>
  • Pearl River flood crest holds steady

    Pearl River flood crest holds steady

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:56:03 GMT
    Wednesday afternoon the flood waters of the Pearl River were just under 34 feet. The river is expected to rise another foot and a half before it's all over. State officials say that's good news forMore >>
    Wednesday afternoon the flood waters of the Pearl River were just under 34 feet. The river is expected to rise another foot and a half before it's all over.
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  • Search continues for missing Alzheimer's patient

    Search continues for missing Alzheimer's patient

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:55:07 GMT
    It's been more than 24 hours and there is still no sign of 78 year old Hazel Williams. The woman who suffers from the beginning stages of Alzheimer's was last seen Monday night around 9 p.m. at her houseMore >>
    It's been more than 24 hours and there is still no sign of 78 year old Hazel Williams. The woman who suffers from the beginning stages of Alzheimer's was last seen Monday night around 9 p.m. at her house on Bozeman Road just outside of Terry.More >>
  • Sam Haskell to lead annual Mayor's Prayer Luncheon

    Sam Haskell to lead annual Mayor's Prayer Luncheon

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:39:50 GMT
    The annual Mission Mississippi Mayor's Prayer Luncheon will be on Thursday, April 24. The event will take place at the Jackson Convention Complex from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.  Mission Mississippi say itsMore >>
    Mission Mississippi say its annual Mayors' Prayer Luncheon is just one example of advancing the important work it does by bringing our communities together across racial and denominational lines to intentionally pray for the mayors, elected municipal officials, county officials, counties and cities.More >>
  • City of Jackson issues flooding alert

    City of Jackson issues flooding alert

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:02:20 GMT
    We're continuing to closely monitor the Pearl River, and how local officials are preparing for the worst. The National Weather Service now says the forecast crest on the Pearl River at Carthage has beenMore >>
    The National Weather Service now says the forecast crest on the Pearl River at Carthage has been adjusted upward from minor to moderate flood with a crest of 24 feet on Friday.More >>
  • Woman arrested on murder charges after infant son's death

    Woman arrested on murder charges after infant son's death

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-09 18:04:43 GMT
    According to WTVA, a West Point woman was arrested on capital murder charges after authorities discovered her 2-month-old son died from a drug overdose. The Clay County Sheriff's Department says BrittaniaMore >>
    A West Point woman was arrested on capital murder charges after authorities discovered her 2-month-old son died from a drug overdose.More >>
  • Yazoo Co. officials thank citizens who found missing girl

    Yazoo Co. Officials Thank Citizens Who Found Missing Girl

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-04-09 16:04:32 GMT
    Yazoo County officials are formally thanking the group of men who found the missing 9 year old girl in a canal in Yazoo City Monday night. Around 6:00 p.m. Monday night, officials called off the searchMore >>
    Yazoo County officials are formally thanking the group of men who found the missing 9 year old girl in a canal in Yazoo City Monday night.
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  • Jackson Mayoral Election: Final Unofficial Results

    Jackson Mayoral Election results

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-04-09 13:38:20 GMT
    Jackson Mayoral ElectionMore >>
    The votes have been counted, and we're headed for an April 22 runoff for Jackson Mayor.More >>
  • Lumumba and Yarber talk runoff election

    Lumumba and Yarber talk runoff election

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-04-09 13:12:10 GMT
    Tuesday was election day for mayor of Jackson and it was a very close race. Chokwe Antar Lumumba, the son of the late mayor, came in first place with 29 percent of the vote. City Councilman Tony YarberMore >>
    Chokwe Antar Lumumba, the son of the late mayor, came in first place with 29 percent of the vote. City Councilman Tony Yarber was only ten votes behind Lumumba.More >>
  • Heavy turnout for Jackson Mayoral Election

    Heavy turnout for Jackson Mayoral Election

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-04-09 01:35:53 GMT
    It's almost time for the polls to close in the special election for Jackson Mayor, and despite an off and on drizzle, the voter turnout appears to be better than in last year's city election. ThirteenMore >>
    The polls have closed in the special election for Jackson Mayor, and despite an off and on drizzle, the voter turnout appears to be better than in last year's city election.
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  • Richland businesses, residents watching the skies

    Richland businesses, residents watching the skies

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:55:29 GMT
    Chasity Powell and her fiancee Mike Beard haven't yet begun to pick up the pieces in their rental home, West of Highway 49 in Richland. It flooded Monday morning after Sunday's severe weather. Her youngMore >>
    The severe weather Sunday caused flooding on Monday for businesses and some families in Richland.More >>
  • Polling places report high voter turnout for mayoral election

    Polling places report high voter turnout for mayoral election

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-04-08 23:52:20 GMT
    Polls opened at 7 this morning, as voters in Jackson went to select their next Mayor. At noon most of the city started seeing a steady fall of rain, but most polling places report, that had no effectMore >>
    Voter turnout high, despite rain on election day.More >>
  • State Auditor and Supervisor Robert Graham reach settlement

    State Auditor and Supervisor Robert Graham reach settlement

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-04-08 21:38:21 GMT
    State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that an out-of-court settlement has been agreed to with Hinds County Supervisor Robert Graham involving litigation concerning Graham's being paid for conductingMore >>
    State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that an out-of-court settlement has been agreed to with Hinds County Supervisor Robert Graham involving litigation concerning Graham's being paid for conducting training while employed by the Jackson Police Department.More >>
  • SW Rankin Water Association customers under Boil Water Alert

    SW Rankin Water Association customers under Boil Water Alert

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-04-08 20:38:11 GMT
    The Mississippi Department has issued a Boil-Water Alert for customers who get their drinking water from the Southwest Rankin Water Association #1 water supply. This affects approximately 3,099 customers. AMore >>
    The Mississippi Department has issued a Boil-Water Alert for customers who get their drinking water from the Southwest Rankin Water Association #1 water supply. This affects approximately 3,099 customers.More >>
  • BBB warns of fake job scams

    BBB warns of fake job scams

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-04-08 19:23:16 GMT
    A Jackson business owner contacted the Better Business Bureau to inform them that someone has been using her company's information in fake job scams. Eternity Real Estate LLC, located in Jackson, hasMore >>
    A Jackson business owner contacted the Better Business Bureau to inform them that someone has been using her company's information in fake job scams.
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  • No-confidence vote against Sheriff goes nowhere

    No-confidence vote against Sheriff goes nowhere

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-04-08 17:37:41 GMT
    Hinds County Supervisor Kenneth Stokes' motion to support a vote of no-confidence regarding Sheriff Tyrone Lewis and jail administrator Dianne Gatson-Riley died for lack of a second at Monday's meeting.More >>
    Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis fires back after Supervisor Kenneth Stokes asks for a no-confidence vote on his performance, mainly with the jail in Raymond.More >>
  • 7 arrested in Pearl undercover prostitution operation

    7 arrested in Pearl undercover prostitution operation

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-04-08 15:35:12 GMT
    Contessa Cox, Danyell Anderson, Tammy JohnsonContessa Cox, Danyell Anderson, Tammy Johnson
    Pearl Police have arrested seven women during an undercover prostitution investigation. The arrested occurred on Thursday, April 3. The following persons were arrested as a result of the undercover operation: ContessaMore >>
    Pearl Police have arrested seven women during an undercover prostitution investigation. The arrests occurred on Thursday, April 3.More >>
  • Jackson Mayoral Profile: Chokwe Antar Lumumba

    Jackson Mayoral profile: Chokwe Antar Lumumba

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-04-08 15:24:44 GMT
    Turning now to our profiles on Jackson mayoral candidates. Tonight we talk with the son of the late mayor, Chokwe Antar Lumumba. Democratic candidate, Antar Lumumba hopes to fill the void left by theMore >>
    Turning now to our profiles on Jackson mayoral candidates. Tonight we talk with the son of the late mayor, Chokwe Antar Lumumba. Democratic candidate, Antar Lumumba hopes to fill the void left by the sudden death of his father.More >>
  • Flooding plagues Rankin and Simpson counties

    Flooding plagues Rankin and Simpson counties

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-04-08 03:50:09 GMT
    While many keep watch over the rising Pearl River, officials in Rankin and Simpson counties know not to underestimate area creeks either. Monday's floodwaters in Pearl mean long hours for the city's fireMore >>
    While many keep watch over the rising Pearl River, officials in Rankin and Simpson counties know not to underestimate area creeks either.More >>
  • Richland Businesses threatened by rising flood waters

    Richland Businesses threatened by rising flood waters

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-08 03:00:36 GMT
    Some Richland business owners are using sand bags to try and keep water out of their stores. Old Highway 49 is already underwater, and if things get much worse, the water will be in businesses along theMore >>
    Some Richland business owners are using sand bags to try and keep water out of their stores.More >>
  • Jackson Mayoral Profile: Harvey Johnson

    Jackson Mayoral Profile: Harvey Johnson

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-04-08 02:44:10 GMT
    On the eve of the special election, we talked with former Jackson Mayor Harvey Johnson about his decision to run for another term in office. The former mayor talked about his accomplishments during hisMore >>
    On the eve of the special election, we talked with former Jackson Mayor Harvey Johnson about his decision to run for another term in office. The former mayor talked about his accomplishments during his three terms.More >>
  • Community plans prayer vigil for Yazoo City girl

    Community plans prayer vigil for Yazoo City girl

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-04-08 00:51:16 GMT
    Yazoo County Sheriff Jacob Sheriff confirmed late Sunday night that deputies and an emergency management team are currently looking for a missing child. The only information we could obtain at the momentMore >>
    She was playing in the water and the current pulled her under. The young girl apparently can not swim.
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  • NWS: Covington County tornado rated an EF-2

    NWS: Covington County tornado rated an EF-2

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-04-08 00:24:52 GMT
    Some Covington County families are picking up the pieces Monday afternoon, after a tornado ripped through the County around 2 a.m. We don't know how many homes have been damaged but at least seven peopleMore >>
    Some Covington County families are picking up the pieces Monday afternoon, after a tornado ripped through the County around 2 a.m. We don't know how many homes have been damaged but at least seven people have been injured.More >>
  • MEMA: 7 people injured and more than 70 homes destroyed

    MEMA: 7 people injured and more than 70 homes destroyed

    Monday, April 7 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-04-07 22:16:28 GMT
    Severe weather in Mississippi Sunday and Monday morning has damaged more than 70 homes and caused seven minor injuries. The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in CovingtonMore >>
    Severe weather in Mississippi Sunday and Monday morning has damaged more than 70 homes and caused seven minor injuries.More >>
  • This truck is stuck

    This truck is stuck

    Monday, April 7 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-04-07 17:58:40 GMT
    A Facebook friend sent WLBT this picture because she "wants everyone to take flash floods seriously." Nicole Davis Wilson says her brother, Kenneth, was driving along Joe Deere Road in Harrisville aroundMore >>
    A Facebook friend sent WLBT this picture because she "wants everyone to take flash floods seriously."More >>
  • Officials release identity of pedestrian killed on I-55

    Officials release identity of pedestrian killed on I-55

    Monday, April 7 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-04-07 17:14:51 GMT
    Byram Police Chief Luke Thompson says an unidentified pedestrian was hit and killed by a Penske truck around 3 Sunday morning. The victim was walking in the Northbound lane of I-55 near Siwell road.More >>
    Officers responded to the northbound lanes of I-55 just south of Siwell Road, in Byram, on a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.
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  • Toddler and mother struck by vehicle

    Toddler and mother struck by vehicle

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-04-07 16:06:46 GMT
    Carthage Police are investigating after a toddler was struck by a car earlier Saturday afternoon. Witnesses said the driver looked to be speeding on Highway 16 in Carthage when he allegedly hit a toddlerMore >>
    Witnesses said the driver looked to be speeding on Highway 16 in Carthage when he allegedly hit a toddler and her mother who were crossing the highway.
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  • Accused murderer will face grand jury

    Accused murderer will face grand jury

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-04-07 16:02:36 GMT
    Accused murderer David Horton appeared before Judge Houston Patton Monday morning. Horton is charged with the murder of his stepdaughter, Kristian Williams, and aggravated assault against his wife, DaviettaMore >>
    David Horton is charged with the murder of his stepdaughter, Kristian Williams, and aggravated assault against his wife, Davietta Horton.More >>
  • Warren County: One person dies in late night accident

    Warren County: One person dies in late night accident

    Sunday, April 6 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-07 03:34:14 GMT
    A man is dead and three others injured after a two car accident in Warren County. It happened around 11:15 p.m. Saturday night on Highway 80 near Bucks Road just east of Vicksburg.   A Toyota AvalonMore >>
    A man is dead and three others injured after a two car accident in Warren County.More >>
  • Driver blames city for not blocking flood-area

    Driver blames city for not blocking flood-area

    Sunday, April 6 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-04-07 02:44:01 GMT
    Low-lying areas in the city of Jackson saw large amounts of rainfall Sunday especially the underpass on West Monument Street. A Rankin County woman was rescued from her vehicle after it stalled in floodwatersMore >>
    A Rankin County woman was rescued from her vehicle after it stalled in floodwaters more than a foot deep.More >>
  • Flooding throughout the metro area

    Flooding throughout the metro area

    Sunday, April 6 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-04-07 00:53:45 GMT
    The heavy rain was taking a toll on several areas and neighborhoods in the Jackson metro area on Sunday. Our news crews drove around and shot photos of what they were seeing. We've also received callsMore >>
    The heavy rain took a toll on several areas and neighborhoods in the Jackson metro and surrounding area on Sunday.
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  • Apartment fire under investigation

    Apartment fire under investigation

    Sunday, April 6 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-04-06 21:09:09 GMT
    The Jackson fire department is investigating an apartment fire that occurred Sunday morning. According to Chief Fire Investigator Greg Travis the fire happened at the Vintage Apartments, located at 624More >>
    The Jackson fire department is investigating an apartment fire that occurred Sunday morning.More >>
  • Yazoo City homicide victim laid to rest

    Yazoo City homicide victim laid to rest

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-04-06 03:59:04 GMT
    A man who was beaten to death by a shovel in Yazoo City was laid to rest Saturday. Family and friends said their final goodbyes to 25-year-old Demarcus Jones. Yazoo City police said Michael Marshal hitMore >>
    Family and friends said their final goodbyes to 25-year-old Demarcus Jones.More >>
  • Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival's cancellation

    Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival's cancellation

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-04-06 03:31:04 GMT
    We have received notification that the Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival, which was held Saturday and was to continue through Sunday, has been canceled due to weather conditions.  Copyright 2014 MSNewsNow.More >>
    We have received notification that the Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival, which was held Saturday and was to continue through Sunday, has been canceled due to weather conditions.More >>
  • One man shot; five taken into custody

    One man shot; five taken into custody

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-04-06 03:07:07 GMT
    A shoot out in west Jackson ended with a man in the hospital and at least five men behind bars. It all happened just before 6 p.m. Saturday on Mosley Avenue. We've learned one man was shot twice duringMore >>
    A shoot out in west Jackson ended with a man in the hospital and at least five men behind bars.More >>
  • Rapper Ludacris endorses Lumumba

    Rapper Ludacris endorses Lumumba

    Saturday, April 5 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-06 02:53:55 GMT
    Mayoral candidate Chokwe Antar Lumumba has received another big endorsement. Lumumba has been endorsed by rapper Ludacris. The rapper said Lumumba has the same policies as his father and that he willMore >>
    The rapper said Lumumba has the same policies as his father and that he will carry on his father's legacy.More >>
  • Grieving father remembers his son

    Grieving father remembers his son

    Saturday, April 5 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-04-06 00:59:04 GMT
    Family and friends gathered at Joshua Hardin's family home Friday night for a bonfire to celebrate Hardin's life. The 21-year-old was killed in an accident last Sunday. Tiffini Martin of Jackson wasMore >>
    "That's a phone call you don't want to get. I wouldn't want nobody to get that call," Hardin said.
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  • Woman lands in jail on visiting day

    Woman lands in jail on visiting day

    Saturday, April 5 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-04-05 21:41:32 GMT
    A woman visiting the Warren County Jail is now in the jail herself. Sheriff Martin Pace said 24-year-old Marissa Ann Morehead-Greco went to the jail, during a visitation day. Officials noticed she leftMore >>
    The woman was already out on bond for a grand larceny charge, and also faces two other felony charges.More >>
  • I-55 accident stalls traffic

    I-55 accident stalls traffic

    Saturday, April 5 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-04-05 21:13:35 GMT
    A late night accident shut down part of the northbound lanes of I-55 on Friday. The incident happened on the High Street overpass sometime after 11 p.m. It appeared one vehicle swerved and hit the railingMore >>
    It appeared one vehicle swerved and hit the railing head-on.More >>
  • Jackson Mayoral Profile: Melvin Priester, Jr.

    Jackson Mayoral Profile: Melvin Priester, Jr.

    Saturday, April 5 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-04-05 17:57:58 GMT
    Voters go to the polls in five days to select a new Jackson mayor of Jackson. We talked with incumbent city councilman and lawyer, Melvin Priester, Jr. about his vision for the capital city. The HarvardMore >>
    Priester uses terms like fresh approach, make Jackson green and save money, right size the public works department,  demand improvement from the school board, priority based budgeting. And step away from old school ways of doing things.  
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  • City of Jackson auction underway

    City of Jackson auction underway

    Saturday, April 5 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-04-05 16:47:28 GMT
    The City of Jackson's auction was well underway Saturday morning at the city impound lot. Hundreds of vehicles and miscellaneous items like electronics from the Jackson Police Department Evidence & RecoveredMore >>
    Hundreds of vehicles and miscellaneous items like electronics from the Jackson Police Department Evidence & Recovered Property Unit are up for grabs.More >>
  • Jackson Mayoral Profile: Margaret Barrett-Simon

    Jackson Mayoral Profile: Margaret Barrett-Simon

    Saturday, April 5 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-04-05 04:00:04 GMT
    For nearly 3 decades, Margaret Barrett-Simon has served Ward 7. She was first elected in 1985. Now, she wants to be mayor. "I have served with 5 mayors, said Barrett-Simon. "I know what has worked andMore >>
    For nearly 3 decades, Margaret Barrett-Simon has served Ward 7. She was first elected in 1985. Now, she wants to be mayor.More >>
  • Large tree falls on west Jackson house

    Large tree falls on west Jackson house

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-04-05 03:23:48 GMT
    Friday morning's thunderstorms caused a large tree to come crashing down onto a house in west Jackson. It happened around 7:30 at 159 Strafford Street, which is not too far from Mynelle Gardens.       TheMore >>
    Friday morning's thunderstorms caused a large tree to come crashing down onto a house in west Jackson. It happened around 7:30 at 159 Strafford Street, which is not too far from Mynelle Gardens.    More >>
  • Person of interest wanted in Jackson homicide

    Person of interest wanted in Jackson homicide

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:28:49 GMT
    New leads in a Jackson homicide investigation could lead to an arrest.  It all stems from newly-released surveillance video showing someone authorities say could be involved. The footage is the firstMore >>
    New leads in a Jackson homicide investigation could lead to an arrest. It all stems from newly-released surveillance video showing someone authorities say could be involved.
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  • Man claims his neighbor shot and killed his Chihuahua

    Man claims his neighbor shot and killed his Chihuahua

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-04-05 00:47:03 GMT
    A Hinds County man says his innocent three pound Chihuahua was shot and killed by his neighbor. He says this was inhumane animal cruelty and it's not the first dog to come up missing. Richie Beasley says,More >>
    A Hinds County man says his three pound Chihuahua was shot and killed by his neighbor. He says this was inhumane animal cruelty and it's not the first dog in his neighborhood to come up missing.
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  • Parents of epileptic children say cannabis oil could be saving grace

    Parents of epileptic children say cannabis oil could be saving grace

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-04-05 00:23:18 GMT
    Mississippi could become the 23rd state in the country to legalize the use of cannabis oil as a treatment for epilepsy. It would require federal approval. But getting it passed through the legislatureMore >>
    Mississippi could become the 23rd state in the country to legalize the use of cannabis oil as a treatment for epilepsy. It would require federal approval. But getting it passed through the legislature was the first hurdle.
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  • Detective Eric Smith: Gone, but not forgotten

    Detective Eric Smith: Gone, but not forgotten

    Friday, April 4 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-04-04 23:57:47 GMT
    It was one year ago today that Jackson Police Detective Eric Smith was killed inside JPD Headquarters. To keep his memory alive, Chief Lindsey Horton has several pictures of the slain officer displayedMore >>
    It was one year ago today that Jackson Police Detective Eric Smith was killed inside JPD Headquarters. To keep his memory alive, Chief Lindsey Horton has several pictures of the slain officer displayedMore >>
  • Mississippi soldier shot four times at Ft Hood, released from hospital

    Mississippi soldier shot four times at Ft Hood, released from hospital

    Friday, April 4 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-04 22:15:22 GMT
    We are told that a McComb man was shot in Wednesday's Fort Hood shooting. Family confirmed that Jonathan Westbrook was shot three times. They tell us he is recovering and doing well. The family is makingMore >>
    "The first guy he shot right in front of my son was killed, and then he turned the gun towards Jonathan, aimed it, and fired," Theodis said. "I don't know how many times he fired, but he hit my son four times."
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  • Man shot in northwest Jackson

    Man shot in northwest Jackson

    Friday, April 4 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-04-04 21:34:51 GMT
    Police are on the scene of a shooting at a home in Jackson. The shooting is on the 3400 block of Lampton Avenue. Our crew reports that crime scene tape is up around a residence.  Copyright 2014 MSNewsNow.More >>
    Jackson Police are investigating a shooting near Lampton Avenue and Eminence Row. The victim was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center by private vehicle.
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  • Rankin Co. firefighters extinguish large house fire

    Rankin Co. firefighters extinguish large house fire

    Friday, April 4 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-04-04 18:46:35 GMT
    Lightening is being blamed for a house fire that damaged a 3 story home in Rankin County.        Our crew was on the scene at Heather Road as firefighters battled the blaze. Officials with the Rankin CountyMore >>
    Our crew was on the scene as firefighters battled the blaze. Officials with the Rankin County EOC say they received a call from neighbors about the fire just before 10 Friday morning.More >>
  • Stormy Friday morning

    Stormy Friday morning

    Friday, April 4 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-04-04 11:39:04 GMT
    A line of strong to severe storms is moving through this morning, producing strong, gusty wind and heavy rain. A few brief tornadoes are possible, but damaging straight line wind is the primary threat.More >>
    A line of strong to severe storms is moving through this morning, producing strong, gusty wind and heavy rain.More >>
  • Grammy Nominated Singer Reaches Out To Jackson Children

    Grammy Nominated Singer Reaches Out To Jackson Children

    Friday, April 4 2014 1:01 AM EDT2014-04-04 05:01:56 GMT
    JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - In the days of celebrity bad behavior, one Grammy nominated,  Christian singer and actress is breaking the stereo-type and using the popularity of her music to bringMore >>
    In the days of celebrity bad behavior, one Grammy nominated,  Christian singer and actress is breaking the stereo-type and using the popularity of her music to bring a message to children and teens.
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  • Lumumba gets high-profile endorsements

    Lumumba gets high-profile endorsements

    Thursday, April 3 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-04-04 03:37:10 GMT
    Jackson Mayor hopeful Chokwe Antar Lumumba picked up some high-profile endorsements.     Hinds County Supervisor Kenneth Stokes and his wife, Jackson Councilwoman Larita Cooper Stokes officially pledgedMore >>
    Jackson Mayor hopeful Chokwe Antar Lumumba picked up some high-profile endorsements.     Hinds County Supervisor Kenneth Stokes and his wife, Jackson Councilwoman Larita Cooper Stokes officially pledged their support for the Jackson attorney.    More >>
  • Fire destroys Rankin County home

    Fire destroys Rankin County home

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-04-04 02:00:56 GMT
    A home on Florence-Byram Road caught fire Thursday evening. A neighbor tells us that the fire started when a microwave exploded. At least seven fire trucks were on the scene in the Eaglewood neighborhood,More >>
    A home on Florence-Byram Road caught fire Thursday evening. A neighbor tells us that the fire started when a microwave exploded.More >>
  • 2014 Legislative Session wraps up with some surprises

    2014 wraps up with some surprises

    Thursday, April 3 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-04-04 00:12:21 GMT
    The legislature checked off its to-do list ahead of schedule. But some of the latest changes even surprised some lawmakers. Less than 24 hours after lawmakers left for the year, Governor Bryant signedMore >>
    The legislature checked off its to-do list ahead of schedule. But some of the latest changes even surprised some lawmakers. More >>
  • County officials meet with Gov. Bryant about funding for jail repairs

    County officials meet with Gov. Bryant about funding for jail repairs

    Thursday, April 3 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-04-03 23:38:51 GMT
    The investigation continues into a riot that claimed the life of a Hinds county inmate Monday night. Now county and state leaders are discussing solutions to the re-occurring problems there. ThursdayMore >>
    Thursday a meeting was held in Governor Phil Bryant's office and the topic of discussion was funding and repairs for the Hinds County jail.
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  • Two arrested for tobacco sandwich and pot burritos

    Two arrested for tobacco sandwich and pot burritos

    Thursday, April 3 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-04-03 20:48:29 GMT
    Contraband items found in fast food have led to two correctional officers being charged, following separate searches at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County within a week. ErlingMore >>
    Contraband items found in fast food have led to two correctional officers being charged, following separate searches at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County within a week.More >>
  • Gov. Bryant signs Religious Freedom Restoration Act

    Gov. Bryant signs Religious Freedom Restoration Act

    Thursday, April 3 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-04-03 20:40:04 GMT
    Governor Phil Bryant has signed Senate Bill 2681, the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act.  This law mirrors the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act that passed Congress almost unanimouslyMore >>
    Governor Phil Bryant has signed Senate Bill 2681, the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act.  This law mirrors the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act that passed Congress almost unanimously and was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1993.More >>
  • Debate brews over Rankin Multi-Purpose Center

    Debate brews over Rankin Multi-Purpose Center

    Thursday, April 3 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-04-03 19:54:42 GMT
    They came out as advocates of the horse and agriculture community. "We believe in it, we're gonna fight for it," says Deborah Tucker. "These children are developing businesses from raising these livestock,More >>
    Spirited discussion at Thursday's Supervisors' work session on the possibility of overhauling the Rankin County Multi-Purpose Center, and turning it into an indoor sports arena. 

     
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  • Community leaders take a stand against child abuse

    Community leaders take a stand against child abuse

    Thursday, April 3 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-04-03 18:29:40 GMT
    Community leaders in Jackson are taking a stand against child abuse. The month of April is recognized nationwide as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Throughout the month, the Hinds County Sheriff's OfficeMore >>
    The month of April is recognized nationwide as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Throughout the month, the Hinds County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with various community organizations.More >>
  • Texting and driving ban bill killed

    Texting and driving ban bill killed

    Thursday, April 3 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-04-03 11:51:45 GMT
    A bill that bans texting and driving is waiting on the Governor's signature. Lawmakers passed a version of the bill on Tuesday that did not include previous age restrictions. It's for drivers of all ages. AccordingMore >>
    On Tuesday, lawmakers passed a version that did not include previous age restrictions. However, on Tuesday night the bill was killed.
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  • MBI investigating Hinds Detention Center gang fight

    MBI investigating Hinds Detention Center gang fight

    Thursday, April 3 2014 7:46 AM EDT2014-04-03 11:46:01 GMT
    The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations is conducting an independent probe into the gang fight that left one person dead and 7 hospitalized. Sheriff Tyrone Lewis says inmates were able to let themselvesMore >>
    The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is conducting an independent probe into the gang fight that left one person dead and 7 hospitalized.
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  • Fonzworth Bentley Talks Education In Jackson

    Fonzworth Bentley Talks Education In Jackson

    Thursday, April 3 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-04-03 04:17:11 GMT
    JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now)- Musician, actor and author Fonzworth Bentley is also an  advocate for education.  Bentley who may be best known for his days working with rap star, Sean "P Diddy" CombsMore >>
    Musician, actor and author Fonzworth Bentley is also an  advocate for education.  Bentley, who may be best known for his days working with rap star, Sean "P Diddy" Combs says he believes education is the civil rights issue of this generation.
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  • Mississippi lawmakers finish budget, end 2014 session

    Miss. lawmakers finish budget, end 2014 session

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-04-03 03:43:04 GMT
    Mississippi lawmakers are trying to wrap up their biggest bit of unfinished business - setting a state transportation budget for the year that begins July 1.More >>
    Mississippi lawmakers have ended their three-month session. They adjourned Wednesday night after passing the final parts of a state budget for the year that begins July 1.More >>
  • Governor expands call of special session to include MDOT budget

    Governor expands call of special session to include MDOT budget

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-04-03 00:23:27 GMT
    Governor Phil Bryant has issued a proclamation expanding the call of the special session that was called Wednesday. It is taking place concurrent with the ongoing regular legislative session. The expandedMore >>
    Governor Phil Bryant has issued a proclamation expanding the call of the special session that was called Wednesday. It is taking place concurrent with the ongoing regular legislative session.More >>
  • Kindergarten student suspended for hand gesture

    Kindergarten student suspended for hand gesture

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-04-03 00:09:15 GMT
    A six year old boy in kindergarten is slapped with one day of in school suspension Monday after he makes a hand gesture while playing with friends. His mom, infuriated by the punishment, reaches out toMore >>
    A six year old kindergarten student was slapped with one day of in school suspension Monday after he made a hand gesture while playing with friends. His mom, infuriated by the punishment.
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  • Baby accidentally killed in south Jackson

    Baby accidentally killed in south Jackson

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-04-02 23:51:31 GMT
    Police investigate the accidental death of an infant in south Jackson. Officers were on the scene sometime before three Wednesday afternoon in the5000-block of Pine Lane.       Jackson Police OfficerMore >>
    Police investigate the accidental death of an infant in south Jackson. Officers were on the scene sometime before three Wednesday afternoon in the5000-block of Pine Lane.      
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  • Anonymous mudslinging in Jackson mayor's race

    Anonymous mudslinging in race for Mayor

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-04-02 23:15:32 GMT
    Members of 100 Concerned Clergy for a Better Jackson, and independent pastors, want to make a few things clear about some flyers that have been circulating at churches and other gathering places. One,More >>
    The mudslinging has begun. But in the race for Jackson Mayor, it's anonymous.More >>
  • Gov. Bryant signs bill creating tax-free weekend for sportsmen

    Gov. Bryant signs bill creating tax-free weekend for sportsmen

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-04-02 21:39:01 GMT
    Governor Phil Bryant has signed into law an NRA-backed bill creating an annual tax-free weekend every September for individual sales of firearms, ammunition, archery equipment, and certain hunting supplies. SenateMore >>
    Governor Phil Bryant has signed into law an NRA-backed bill creating an annual tax-free weekend every September for individual sales of firearms, ammunition, archery equipment, and certain hunting supplies.More >>
  • Jackson Mayoral Profile: John Horhn

    Jackson Mayoral Profile: John Horhn

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-04-02 20:37:11 GMT
    1 year state senator and lifelong Jackson resident John Horhn says he is the most qualified and experienced candidate to lead this city. The 6 term senator grew up in the Virden Addition. He's also helpedMore >>
    State Senator and lifelong Jackson resident John Horhn says he is the most qualified and experienced candidate to lead this city.
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  • Memorial wall honors Tupelo police officer

    Memorial wall honors Tupelo police officer

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 3:48 PM EDT2014-04-02 19:48:15 GMT
    A memorial wall in Mississippi that honors police officers killed in the line of duty, now honors a Tupelo police officer killed after a bank robbery. Police Sergeant Gale Stauffer's name has been placedMore >>
    Police Sergeant Gale Stauffer's name has been placed on the Mississippi Officer's Memorial in Jackson. Sergeant Stauffer was shot and killed last December by a man who robbed a Tupelo bank.More >>
  • Former JPD Officer charged with impersonating an officer

    Former JPD Officer charged with impersonating an officer

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-04-02 19:38:56 GMT
    On Monday, Jackson police arrested a former co-worker who was allegedly pretending he was still on the force. Marcus Johnson was a Jackson Police Officer for about a year and a half.  On March 31, aMore >>
    On March 31, a security guard at the Palisades Apartment complex contacted police saying someone there was impersonating an officer.More >>
  • Gas line rupture causes partial closure of State St.

    Gas line rupture causes partial closure of State St.

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-04-02 19:27:40 GMT
    State Street at Arlington is closed due to a gas line rupture.  The area is just north of Baptist Hospital. Our team says it appears city crews may have hit a gas line while installing water lines.  AtmosMore >>
    The area is just north of Baptist Hospital. Our team says it appears city crews may have hit a gas line while installing water lines.More >>
  • Gov. Bryant calls Special Legislative Session

    Gov. Bryant calls Special Legislative Session

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-04-02 17:33:51 GMT
    Governor Phil Bryant has issued a proclamation calling lawmakers into a Special Legislative Session at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, to provide additional full-time assistant district attorneysMore >>
    Governor Phil Bryant has issued a proclamation calling lawmakers into a Special Legislative Session at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, to provide additional full-time assistant district attorneysMore >>
  • Supervisors provide emergency funding for Detention Center

    Identity revealed of inmate killed in Hinds County Detention Center riot

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-04-02 14:39:08 GMT
    The Hinds County Sheriff's Department is trying to quiet a disturbance at the detention center. Spokesman Othor Cain says it stems from a gang fight that started at lunch time. Cain says the fight betweenMore >>
    One prisoner has been killed and five injured in a gang fight at the Hinds County Detention Center. 
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  • Man involved in home invasion shooting decides to move

    Man involved in home invasion shooting decides to move

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 2:37 AM EDT2014-04-02 06:37:14 GMT
    Jackson Police return to the scene of a deadly shooting on McDowell Road Tuesday, but this time officers were at the home in the 1100 block of West McDowell road to help the resident move out. MondayMore >>
    Jackson Police return to the scene of a deadly shooting on McDowell Road Tuesday, but this time officers were at the home in the 1100 block of West McDowell road to help the resident move out.More >>
  • Jackson Mayoral Profile: Regina Quinn

    Jackson Mayoral Profile: Regina Quinn

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 2:32 AM EDT2014-04-02 06:32:25 GMT
    We continue with our profiles on Jackson mayoral candidates. I talked with attorney Regina Quinn who has her grassroots campaign in high gear for a second run. She has one week to make her case. TheMore >>
    We continue with our profiles on Jackson mayoral candidates. I talked with attorney Regina Quinn who has her grassroots campaign in high gear for a second run. She has one week to make her case.More >>
  • Holmes County Sheriff wants to ban pit bulls

    Holmes County Sheriff wants to ban pit bulls

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 2:29 AM EDT2014-04-02 06:29:07 GMT
    The Holmes County Sheriff says he wants a ban on pit bulls after a three-year-old boy was attacked and killed. Monday, two pit bulls mauled Christopher Malone to death after they broke out of their pen.More >>
    The Holmes County Sheriff says he wants a ban on pit bulls after a three-year-old boy was attacked and killed. Monday, two pit bulls mauled Christopher Malone to death after they broke out of their pen.More >>
  • Holmes Co. high schools merge; parents upset

    Holmes Co. high schools merge; parents upset

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 1:29 AM EDT2014-04-02 05:29:43 GMT
    Several parents voiced their opposition Tuesday night at the Holmes County school board meeting about the merger of three high schools in the district. It was a packed house at the Holmes County SchoolMore >>
    Several parents voiced their opposition Tuesday night at the Holmes County School Board meeting about the merger of three high schools in the district. It was a packed house.
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  • State Auditor investigating Terry mayor

    State Auditor investigating Terry mayor

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-04-02 03:27:01 GMT
    Terry's mayor is being investigated The state auditor. Attorney Dale Danks confirms he is representing Mayor Roderick Nicholson.     Danks says he has reached out to the auditor's office to let them knowMore >>
    Terry's mayor is being investigated The state auditor. Attorney Dale Danks confirms he is representing Mayor Roderick Nicholson.  More >>
  • Injured inmate's family searching for answers

    Injured inmate's family searching for answers

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-04-02 02:18:39 GMT
    The family of one of the injured Hinds County inmates is hitting road blocks at every turn they try for answers. Julius Crawford has been in the Hinds County jail for eight months on a house burglaryMore >>
    The family of one of the injured Hinds County inmates is hitting road blocks at every turn they try for answers. Julius Crawford has been in the Hinds County jail for eight months on a house burglary charge. Right now, his family's not positive where he is.
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  • AG seeks answers from high court on Byrom ruling

    AG seeks answers from high court on Byrom ruling

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-04-01 22:54:17 GMT
    Attorney General Jim Hood is asking the Mississippi Supreme Court to explain why it threw out the conviction of death row inmate Michelle Byrom.More >>
    Attorney General Jim Hood is asking the Mississippi Supreme Court to explain why it threw out the conviction of death row inmate Michelle Byrom.More >>
  • JPD arrests 7 in business burglary

    JPD arrests 7 in business burglary

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-04-01 21:28:21 GMT
    Jackson Police have arrested seven people in connection with a business burglary at Magnolia Mini Storage, located at 4719 I-55 South Frontage Road. The burglary occurred March 24. Suspects stole itemsMore >>
    Jackson Police have arrested seven people in connection with a business burglary at Magnolia Mini Storage, located at 4719 I-55 South Frontage Road. The burglary occurred March 24.More >>
  • Fountains go pink in honor of Komen Race for the Cure

    Fountains go pink in honor of Komen Race for the Cure

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-04-01 18:18:28 GMT
    The Central Mississippi Affiliate of Susan G. Komen held a press conference to announce the 15th annual Race for the Cure on Tuesday at Thalia Mara Hall in downtown Jackson. During the announcement theMore >>
    The 15th annual Race for the Cure kicks off in 20 days. Every year walkers, runners, survivors and supporters come together to help fight breast cancer.More >>
  • 2 Pit bulls kill 3-year-old

    2 Pit bulls kill 3-year-old

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-04-01 17:31:48 GMT
    A three-year-old Holmes County child is dead, after a pitbull attack. It happened in the community Thornton which is south of Tchula.         The coroner is on the scene as well as the Holmes County SheriffsMore >>
    A three-year-old Holmes County child is dead, after a pit bull attack. It happened in the community of Thornton which is south of Tchula.      More >>
  • West Jackson considers resident improvements

    West Jackson considers resident improvements

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-04-01 16:34:23 GMT
    Could west Jackson's vacant lots and rough roads see a facelift as early as June? A new master plan in the works aims to make that happen. Voice of calvary ministries held a public meeting Saturday toMore >>
    Could west Jackson's vacant lots and rough roads see a facelift as early as June? A new master plan in the works aims to make that happen. Voice of calvary ministries held a public meeting Saturday toMore >>
  • Candidate for Alderman convicted, sentenced for trying to register felon to vote

    Candidate for Alderman convicted, sentenced for trying to register felon to vote

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-04-01 16:26:09 GMT
    Madison and Rankin Counties' District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Cobby Williams was sentenced to 5 years in prison for his participation in knowingly registering a convicted felon to vote. WilliamsMore >>
    Madison and Rankin Counties' District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Cobby Williams was sentenced to 5 years in prison for his participation in knowingly registering a convicted felon to vote.More >>
  • Time ticking on finalizing state spending

    Time ticking on finalizing state spending

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-04-01 02:35:42 GMT
    Lawmakers worked against two deadlines Monday. The deadline for filing conference reports on general bills is 8 pm. All appropriations and revenue bills must be voted on by midnight. "I'm very pleasedMore >>
    Lawmakers worked against two deadlines Monday. The deadline for filing conference reports on general bills is 8 pm. All appropriations and revenue bills must be voted on by midnight. "I'm very pleasedMore >>
  • High court won't set execution date for inmate

    High court won't set execution date for inmate

    Monday, March 31 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-03-31 22:43:15 GMT
    The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied a motion from prosecutors to set an execution date for death row inmates Charles Ray Crawford.More >>
    The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied a motion from prosecutors to set an execution date for death row inmates Charles Ray Crawford.More >>
  • Stolen Simpson County vehicles recovered in Jones County

    Stolen Simpson County vehicles recovered in Jones County

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:14:38 GMT
    The Jones County Sheriff's Department has recovered some vehicles stolen from Simpson County and made two arrests. Deputies were called to the 100 block of Evans Creek Road to investigate a suspiciousMore >>
    The Jones County Sheriff's Department has recovered some vehicles stolen from Simpson County and made two arrests.More >>
  • Man killed in driveway after home invasion; tried to fight off attackers

    Man killed in driveway after home invasion; tried to fight off attackers

    Monday, March 31 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-03-31 19:42:02 GMT
    A Sharkey county man was killed Saturday after authorities say men entered his home and held his family at gunpoint until he arrived. Rolling Fork Police Lt. Herbert Ceasar said the attack happened betweenMore >>
    A Sharkey County man was killed Saturday after authorities say men entered his home and held his family at gunpoint until he arrived home.
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  • Mississippi reaches settlement regarding Four Loko

    Mississippi reaches settlement regarding Four Loko

    Monday, March 31 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-03-31 19:34:54 GMT
    Attorney General Jim Hood has announced he and 19 other Attorneys General and the City Attorney of San Francisco have reached a settlement with Phusion Projects, LLC regarding Four Loko.  As part of theMore >>
    "Instead of kids passing out when they drank too much, we found that the caffeine mixed with alcohol made them stay awake and drink even more..." More >>
  • JA senior presented flag for acceptance to US Air Force Academy

    JA senior presented flag for acceptance to US Air Force Academy

    Monday, March 31 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-03-31 19:07:56 GMT
    Congressman Gregg Harper was on the campus of Jackson Academy on Monday morning for a ceremony to present a flag to a very special student. JA senior William Hontzas, was presented a flag after beingMore >>
    JA senior William Hontzas, was presented a flag after being accepted into the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO.More >>
  • Bennie Thompson endorses Melvin Priester for mayor

    Bennie Thompson endorses Melvin Priester for mayor

    Monday, March 31 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-03-31 16:55:07 GMT
    On Monday, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson, whose congressional district encompasses a majority of the City of Jackson, announced his support for Ward 2 Councilman and City Council President Melvin Priester,More >>
    On Monday, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson, whose congressional district encompasses a majority of the City of Jackson, announced his support for Ward 2 Councilman and City Council President Melvin Priester, Jr. for mayor of Jackson.More >>
  • Autism rates in children on the rise

    Autism rates in children on the rise

    Monday, March 31 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-03-31 16:06:04 GMT
    A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control holds troubling news for the autism community. The rate of autism among children in the US is growing. But why? And what does that mean for parentsMore >>
    The rate of autism among children in the US is growing. But why? And what does that mean for parents and teachers in the metro?More >>
  • More than a dozens dogs seized in puppy raid

    More than a dozens dogs seized in puppy raid

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-03-31 14:48:12 GMT
    Authorities seized more than a dozen dogs, mostly pit bull mixes, from a property in eastern Forrest County on Saturday after they received a tip that the animals were being neglected. Sheriff's deputiesMore >>
    Sheriff's deputies and representatives from Southern Pines Animal Shelter took 15 adult dogs and puppies from the home on Indian Springs Road.  A concerned resident claimed many of the dogs were being kept on chains without shelter on the property that is in foreclosure.More >>
  • Car crashes in house in Jackson subdivision

    Car crashes in house in Jackson subdivision

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-03-31 14:20:35 GMT
    Emergency crews respond to a call of a car inside a house on Sunday night. The incident happened just after 9 pm on JFK Boulevard in the Presidential Hills subdivision here in Jackson. Authorities sayMore >>
    The incident happened just after 9 pm on JFK Boulevard in the Presidential Hills subdivision here in Jackson. Authorities say the driver of the vehicle apparently lost control.More >>
  • Residents complain potholes damage vehicles

    Residents complain potholes damage vehicles

    Sunday, March 30 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-03-31 02:56:37 GMT
    Residents of a large Jackson subdivision say their pothole complaints are being ignored by the city while their vehicles take daily abuse. Families living along George Washington Street in PresidentialMore >>
    Residents of a large Jackson subdivision say their pothole complaints are being ignored by the city while their vehicles take daily abuse.More >>
  • Man involved in Yazoo City fatal fight turns himself in

    Man involved in Yazoo City fatal fight turns himself in

    Sunday, March 30 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-03-31 02:54:02 GMT
    One man is dead another is shot after a fight at a playground in Yazoo City Saturday evening. According to police  a fight broke out at a playground on Perkins Street. A black male was killed after beingMore >>
    Yazoo City Police have confirmed one of the men involved in Saturday evening's deadly fight in Yazoo City has turned himself in.
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  • Elderly woman hits Hinds deputy vehicle and two others

    Elderly woman hits Hinds deputy vehicle and two others

    Sunday, March 30 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-03-31 01:46:27 GMT
    A Hinds County Sheriff's Deputy escaped injuries Sunday afternoon after being involved in an accident. The incident happened shortly before 3 p.m. in front of the Village Apartments on Raymond Road. HindsMore >>
    The incident happened shortly before 3 p.m. in front of the Village Apartments on Raymond Road.More >>
  • Trial date moved for woman accused of fatally injuring infant

    Trial date moved for woman accused of fatally injuring infant

    Sunday, March 30 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-03-30 20:36:10 GMT
    A 23-year-old Pascagoula woman accused of physically assaulting her 3-month-old daughter, resulting in critical injuries to the infant, will stand trial June 2. Jackson County Circuit Court Judge DaleMore >>
    The woman was arrested in November after the 3-month-old child was taken to the hospital in critical condition with injuries which included multiple skull fractures.More >>
  • Two children thrown from vehicle in Holmes Co. accident

    Two children thrown from vehicle in Holmes Co. accident

    Saturday, March 29 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-03-30 02:59:59 GMT
    Sheriff Willie March confirmed four people are in the hospital following an accident. He said two children were thrown from the car they were traveling in. One of the victims, a little girl had to beMore >>
    Sheriff Willie March confirmed four people are in the hospital following an accident.More >>
  • Credit union coming to town of Terry

    Credit union coming to town of Terry

    Saturday, March 29 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-03-30 02:46:38 GMT
    Saturday during the HOPE Credit Union's annual membership meeting, a big announcement was made. The credit union's CEO announced that the credit union is expanding to the city of Terry in Mid-May. OurMore >>
    During the HOPE Credit Union's annual membership meeting HOPE's CEO announced that the credit union is expanding to the city of Terry.More >>
  • Hundreds attend KidzFest in Clinton

    Hundreds attend KidzFest in Clinton

    Saturday, March 29 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-03-30 02:20:21 GMT
    Hundreds of children and their families enjoyed KidzFest at the Mississippi College Coliseum in Clinton Saturday morning. KidzFest is a part of the three-day Central Mississippi Will Graham Celebration. TheMore >>
    KidzFest is a part of the three-day Central Mississippi Will Graham Celebration.More >>
  • MDOC correctional officer faces criminal charges

    MDOC correctional officer faces criminal charges

    Saturday, March 29 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-03-30 01:50:55 GMT
    A correctional officer is facing three criminal charges after she allegedly tried to smuggle in marijuana, tobacco and other contraband. Tamikta Russell, 34, of Jackson was allegedly trying to smuggleMore >>
    The female officer allegedly tried to smuggle the contraband in three burritos at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County.More >>
  • Fire damages west Jackson home

    Fire damages west Jackson home

    Saturday, March 29 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-03-29 23:29:29 GMT
    Saturday Jackson fire crews were called out around 2:30p.m. to a home at 626 Magnolia Street. The house was occupied, but according to Jackson's Chief Fire Investigator Greg Travis, there were no injuriesMore >>
    It seems that the attic and other parts of the house were heavily damaged.More >>
  • Elderly Texas man arrested for running alleged gambling scam

    Elderly Texas man arrested for running alleged gambling scam

    Saturday, March 29 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-03-29 21:54:09 GMT
    A Houston, Texas man running an alleged gambling scam is behind bars in Warren County. Thomas Stephanis, 72, is facing felony charges of running a gambling operation without a license  and a separateMore >>
    Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said the man and two Jackson men lured local businessmen into a card game.More >>
  • Severe weather possible again tonight

    Severe weather possible again tonight

    Saturday, March 29 2014 1:43 AM EDT2014-03-29 05:43:48 GMT
    Severe weather is a threat again tonight with the potential for heavy rain, flash flooding, large hail and damaging winds. We are expecting conditions to start deteriorating after sunset tonight. A coldMore >>
    Severe weather is a threat again tonight with the potential for heavy rain, flash flooding, large hail and damaging winds. We are expecting conditions to start deteriorating after sunset tonight. A cold front will pass through after midnight ending the threat for severe weather.More >>
  • State employees' patience on pay raises running out

    State employees' patience on pay raises running out

    Saturday, March 29 2014 12:40 AM EDT2014-03-29 04:40:10 GMT
    Patience is running out in the wait for pay raises. State employee Benita Wilson is tired of seeing broken promises from the legislature. "We're not looking for any rewards," Wilson explained. "A payMore >>
    Patience is running out in the wait for pay raises. State employee Benita Wilson is tired of seeing broken promises from the legislature.More >>
  • Gas leak causes anxious moments at Bridgetown subdivision

    Gas leak causes anxious moments at Bridgetown subdivision

    Friday, March 28 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-03-29 02:56:37 GMT
    A gas leak at the Bridgetown subdivision, off Hugh Ward Boulevard in Rankin County, has been repaired. No one was evacuated, but the Rankin County Sheriff's department closed the entrance and wouldn'tMore >>
    A gas leak at the Bridgetown subdivision, off Hugh Ward Boulevard in Rankin County, has been repaired. No one was evacuated, but the Rankin County Sheriff's department closed the entrance and wouldn't allow anyone  in.More >>
  • Is there a crime problem on Jackson area college campuses?

    Is there a crime problem on Jackson area college campuses?

    Friday, March 28 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-03-29 00:34:05 GMT
    A recent report on crime on college campuses suggests there's a problem in our area. The numbers show thefts at local colleges on the rise, and some of the highest nationwide. The national study saysMore >>
    A recent report on crime on college campuses suggests there's a problem in our area. The numbers show thefts at local colleges on the rise, and some of the highest nationwide.
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  • Pearl mobile home park flooded

    Pearl mobile home park flooded

    Friday, March 28 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-03-28 23:55:02 GMT
    As potential thunderstorms move closer to the metro, many who live in flood-prone areas are bracing for the inevitable.   The Highlands Mobile Home Park, in Pearl, flooded after last night's rains.  AMore >>
    As potential thunderstorms move closer to the metro, many who live in flood-prone areas are bracing for the inevitable.   The Highlands Mobile Home Park, in Pearl, flooded after last night's rains.  A body of water is where the road used to be.More >>
  • Man injured in Jackson hotel shooting

    Man injured in Jackson hotel shooting

    Friday, March 28 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-03-28 22:49:02 GMT
    Jackson Police are investigating a shooting at the InTown Suites on Interstate-55 near Beasley Road.  An unidentified man was shot in the knee, but we don't know how serious his injury is. There is noMore >>
    Jackson Police are investigating a shooting at the InTown Suites on Interstate-55 near Beasley Road.More >>
  • Walt's Look Around: Oakley Plantation

    Walt's Look Around: Oakley Plantation

    Friday, March 28 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-03-28 22:39:28 GMT
    I am still fascinated by what we found in Louisiana a couple of weeks ago, with Mississippi ties. It was plantations we wanted to see mostly. Well, that's not exactly true. We just wanted to get out ofMore >>
    I am still fascinated by what we found in Louisiana a couple of weeks ago, with Mississippi ties. It was plantations we wanted to see mostly. Well, that's not exactly true. We just wanted to get out of town for a few days and ended up going and seeing some plantations.More >>
  • Ridgeland PD looking for vehicle theft suspect

    Ridgeland PD looking for vehicle theft suspect

    Friday, March 28 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-03-28 20:56:04 GMT
    Ridgeland Police would like your help in locating Tarence Earl Wade, who is wanted in connection with a March 16 motor vehicle theft. Several vehicles were burglarized and a Jeep Cherokee stolen from aMore >>
    Ridgeland Police would like your help in locating Tarence Earl Wade, who is wanted in connection with a March 16 motor vehicle theft. Several vehicles were burglarized and a Jeep Cherokee stolen from a local Ridgeland restaurant.More >>
  • JPD searching for answers in cold case shooting

    JPD searching for answers in cold case shooting

    Friday, March 28 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-03-28 18:57:55 GMT
    On March 28, 2012, Precinct 2 officers responded to a shooting at 5049 Highway 80. Officers discovered two victims deceased from gunshot wounds outside of the "Club Hall of Fame" in West Jackson.    SeveralMore >>
    32 year-old Anthony David and 33 year-old Kendrick Singleton were murdered in the parking lot of the Club Hall of Fame, formerly known as the Horseshoe Lounge.More >>
  • Vicksburg police apprehend burglary, pawning suspect

    Vicksburg police apprehend burglary, pawning suspect

    Friday, March 28 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-03-28 16:01:12 GMT
    Vicksburg police have apprehended the suspect responsible for stealing hundreds of dollars worth of tools and pawning them. On Thursday at 9:20 pm, Spencer Griffin, 24, was arrested on an outstandingMore >>
    On Thursday at 9:20 pm, Spencer Griffin, 24, was arrested on an outstanding warrant by investigator Curtis Judge while at Wal Mart located in Vicksburg.More >>
  • Making A Difference: Birthday Dave

    Making A Difference: Birthday Dave

    Friday, March 28 2014 4:24 AM EDT2014-03-28 08:24:35 GMT
    Everybody has at least one day out of the year that is special for them and that is their birthday. And when people remember your birthday it is even more special. Well, birthday Dave makes sure the folksMore >>
    Everybody has at least one day out of the year that is special for them and that is their birthday. And when people remember your birthday it is even more special. Well, birthday Dave makes sure the folks he has on his list are always remembered.More >>
  • 7 Jackson mayoral candidates debate the issues

    Mayoral Debate

    Thursday, March 27 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-03-28 03:10:54 GMT
    Seven of the Thirteen candidates for Jackson Mayor answered questions before a live audience for two hours during the Jackson Chamber of Commerce sponsored debate at Jackson State Thursday. The eventMore >>
    Seven of the Thirteen candidates for Jackson Mayor answered questions before a live audience for two hours during the Jackson Chamber of Commerce sponsored debate at Jackson State Thursday.
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  • Lumumba narrowly wins debate poll

    Lumumba narrowly wins debate poll

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-03-28 02:45:38 GMT
    Thursday night, we ask viewers to vote for the winner in our Jackson Mayoral Debate. Voting lasted 90 minutes, and Chokwe A. Lumumba and Tony Yarber were neck-and-neck all evening. When the voting endedMore >>
    Thursday night, we ask viewers to vote for the winner in our Jackson Mayoral Debate. Voting lasted 90 minutes, and Chokwe A. Lumumba and Tony Yarber were neck-and-neck all evening.More >>
  • Firefighters battle grass fire in south Jackson

    Firefighters battle grass fire in south Jackson

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-03-28 02:30:24 GMT
    Firefighters from several agencies battled a brush fire Thursday afternoon in south Jackson. It happened at the corner of Cooks Avenue and Puckett Road, just off McCluer Road.       The flames spreadMore >>
    Firefighters from several agencies battled a brush fire Thursday afternoon in south Jackson. It happened at the corner of Cooks Avenue and Puckett Road, just off McCluer Road.    More >>
  • Severe weather possible overnight

    Severe weather possible overnight

    Thursday, March 27 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-03-28 00:29:02 GMT
    Showers are developing this evening with thunderstorms expected overnight. Severe weather is possible with large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. The threat will end overnight as a disturbanceMore >>
    Showers are developing this evening with thunderstorms expected overnight. Severe weather is possible with large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.More >>
  • Brandon Mayor eyes sports complex development

    Brandon Mayor eyes sports complex development

    Thursday, March 27 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-03-27 23:53:36 GMT
    Brandon Mayor Butch Lee says much of the land along Boyce Thompson Drive, which backs up to the county-operated equine center on Marquette Road, can't be sold for development. It's in a flood plain, andMore >>
    The City of Brandon is preparing to use the revenue collected from the two percent sales tax. Mayor Butch Lee wants to make use of some land that's hard to sell.More >>
  • Miss. House passes bill legalizing marijuana oil

    Miss. House passes bill legalizing marijuana oil

    Thursday, March 27 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-03-27 20:49:07 GMT
    Mississippi's House of Representatives has passed a bill to make a marijuana oil legal in Mississippi under tightly controlled circumstances. The House approved a conference report working out differencesMore >>
    The Senate still must approve the agreement before it goes to Gov. Phil Bryant for his consideration.More >>
  • U. S. Forest Service says Bienville National Forest wildfire contained

    U. S. Forest Service says Bienville National Forest wildfire contained

    Thursday, March 27 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-03-27 17:09:17 GMT
    Firefighters are working to contain a wildfire on the Bienville National Forest in Smith County.   The wildfire, about 400 acres in size, began Tuesday morning at multiple locations.    "At this point,More >>
    Firefighters have fully contained a wildfire on the Bienville National Forest in Smith County. Officials with the U.S. Forest Service say the wildfire burned an area about 700 acres in size.
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  • 16 year old hospitalized after accidentally shooting himself

    16 year old hospitalized after accidentally shooting himself

    Thursday, March 27 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-03-27 16:52:34 GMT
    The Vicksburg Police Department is investigating a shooting involving a 16 year old male. Officers responded to the area of Harrison and First North Street around 1 am on Friday and found the victim lyingMore >>
    Officers responded to the area of Harrison and First North Street around 1 am on Thursday and found the victim lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head. We are told that the victim was alert and talking.More >>
  • RCSD releases statement on Richland HS illness

    RCSD releases statement on Richland HS illness

    Thursday, March 27 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-03-27 16:19:28 GMT
    State Health Department officials are disputing claims that a mystery illness is sweeping through Richland High school. Parents contacted Three On Your Side claiming some children are experiencing unusualMore >>
    State Health Department officials are disputing claims that a mystery illness is sweeping through Richland High school. Parents contacted Three On Your Side claiming some children are experiencing unusual fainting spells. A problem that began last year.
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  • Jackson Zoo will keep accreditation

    Jackson Zoo will keep accreditation

    Thursday, March 27 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-03-27 04:00:28 GMT
    The Jackson Zoo will keeps it's accreditation. The decision comes after an appeals hearing was held earlier today in Memphis.   The Association of Zoo and Aquariums that took away the accreditation backMore >>
    The Jackson Zoo will keeps it's accreditation. The decision comes after an appeals hearing was held earlier Wednesday in Memphis.More >>
  • Ridgeland man indicted in over $10 million dollar Ponzi scheme

    Ridgeland man indicted in over $10 million dollar Ponzi scheme

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-03-27 03:32:07 GMT
    A Ridgeland man, accused of operating a multi-million dollar investment scheme in Rankin county, is indicted for bankruptcy fraud. William Marshall Wolfe was arraigned Wednesday in U.S. District Court.More >>
    A Ridgeland man, accused of operating a multi-million dollar investment scheme in Rankin county, is indicted for bankruptcy fraud. William Marshall Wolfe was arraigned Wednesday in U. S. District Court.More >>
  • Group not feeling the love of the Hospitality State

    Group not feeling the love of the Hospitality State

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-03-27 01:28:42 GMT
    Some folks don't think Mississippi is living up to it's Hospitality State title, so they're fighting for equality. Members of the LGBT community are hoping small steps will lead to big change. "We don'tMore >>
    Some folks don't think Mississippi is living up to it's Hospitality State title, so they're fighting for equality. Members of the LGBT community are hoping small steps will lead to big change.
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  • Officials say they plan to adopt user fees for the Reservoir

    Officials say they plan to adopt user fees for the Reservoir

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-03-26 22:38:59 GMT
    On Wednesday, Pearl River Valley Water Supply District officials met with boat dealers and others concerned about a proposed user permit for boaters on the Reservoir. The board says they are strappedMore >>
    Once the final plan and a fee structure are completed there will be a public hearing about the issue.More >>
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