School district pushing for local teacher pay raise while waiting on statewide raise

Holmes County Consolidated School District is planning to push a local teacher pay raise. Meanwhile, they're hoping the state legislature will also pass a raise to incentivize teachers to stay in the state.

Statue of Liberty climber won’t serve any prison time

As she stood before him with a white headband across her forehead scrawled with the phrase "I care!" he ordered her to perform 200 hours of community service and five years of probation, leading her attorney, Ron Kuby, to suggest the judge might be seeing a lot of them in the future.
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Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.

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Man charged with DUI in Raymond Road crash that killed mother of two

Five Greenville men arrested by FBI on federal gun charges

Bill banning abortions when fetal heartbeat detected heads to Governor

Neshoba Co. police investigating bank robbery, school bomb threats

Mississippi bank robbery suspect arrested in Memphis

The suspect accused of robbing a bank in Ellisville on Monday has been taken into custody in Memphis, TN, according to officials with the Jones County Sheriff’s Office.
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  Officials: Air is safe near Houston-area petrochemical fire

The plume of smoke extended above 4,000 feet on Tuesday and was being carried away on the wind, so the fire is not affecting the surrounding neighborhoods, authorities say.

List of 37 clergy members accused of sexual abuse released by Catholic Diocese of Jackson

Pearl PD looking for men who used counterfeit check to buy $2K worth of merchandise

Man charged with threatening police after comment posted to Facebook

Motorcycle wreck causing delays on Hwy 49 near Florence

Driver ejected from farm tractor after being hit by car in Hinds County

Pedestrian hit and killed while walking on I-55 in Madison Co.

  Mississippi Strong: Flowood woman has food truck converted to mobile shower truck for homeless

  More Democratic presidential candidates expected to campaign in Mississippi

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  'It made me feel really sick’: Mother describes harassment by anti-vaccine activists

Parents who choose to vaccinate their kids say they’ve been subjected to online harassment from anti-vaccine advocates, who aren’t shy about spreading vaccine misinformation.

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  Jackson State Football opens spring practice

Mississippi State baseball’s MacNamee earns SEC Player of the Week

MacNamee helped the Diamond Dawgs to a 3-1 week, including an SEC-opening series win over a top-five Florida program on the road.

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Mississippi State women earn #1 seed, host first two rounds

$1.2 million grant introduces universal Pre-K pilot program to Jackson

92-year-old man drowns while fishing in Simpson Co.

When deputies arrived, they found Devine approximately 20 feet from shore.
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Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination

For the social network, that's one major legal problem down, several to go, including government investigations in the U.S. and Europe over its data and privacy practices.

  Army mom surprises son at JPS elementary school

  B&B Electric breaks ground on new headquarters in Canton

12-year-old boy attacked by six dogs in Mississippi

Sen. Elizabeth Warren set to hold town hall at Jackson State