Amid shutdown, Pelosi suggests State of the Union address be delayed

In a call with reporters, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman Kevin Hassett said Tuesday the shutdown is reducing economic growth more than predicted.
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  Shutdown standoff: Dems rebuff Trump invite, thwarting effort to bypass Pelosi

The administration is trying to peel off Democratic support for Trump's demand for border wall money and negotiate directly with centrist lawmakers and some newly elected freshmen, including those in districts where Trump is popular.


  66-year-old man dies in Flowood house fire

Three killed in north Mississippi shooting; person of interest in custody

Second suspect arrested for murder of Jackson pastor has criminal history

National Baptist Convention USA launches campaign to start federal credit union

ALERT DAYS issued for Saturday, Sunday and Monday ahead of storms, freezing temps

Alert Days have been issued for Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Saturday for rain and the potential for severe weather; and Sunday and Monday for extreme cold.
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  Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.

Car shooting suspect becomes victim in separate shooting incident

C Spire offering flexible payment options to federal workers impacted by shutdown

Man killed after his car flips, catches fire in Attala Co.

Sanderson Farms Championship receives stand-alone date on PGA Tour schedule

Canton man wanted in kidnapping, shooting of his child’s mother

Second suspect arrested in deadly pastor shooting linked to last week’s Foodmart armed robbery

Car on fire at gas station on Gallatin St.

Family members mourn loss of pastor killed while unlocking church

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  'I am going to run’: Kirsten Gillibrand latest Democrat in 2020 field

Kirsten Gillibrand has already made plans to campaign in Iowa over the weekend, more than a year before the leadoff caucus state votes.


McCowan Earns Eighth Career SEC Weekly Honor

Rebels Upset No. 16 Kentucky, 55-49

Ole Miss shut down a potent Kentucky offense and withstood a wild fourth quarter to prevail 55-49, defeating the 16th-ranked Wildcats to give head coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin her first career SEC win in high fashion.


Former Webster Co. chief investigator, jailer arrested

DPS has solutions to long wait for driver’s licenses

Police offering ‘internet purchase safe exchange zones’ at precincts

Mississippi will have a major political mix-up following 2019 elections

  Mayor Lumumba working to bring real-time crime center to city of Jackson

The recent shooting deaths this weekend prompted the mayor to speak out about the importance of community policing.
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  Gymboree preparing to file for bankruptcy and close all its stores

Bankruptcy means possibly shuttering all 900 stores the company operates under the Gymboree, Janie and Jack and Crazy 8 brands in the United States and Canada.

Four wanted for shoplifting from Pearl business

Juan Cloy announces candidacy for Hinds County Sheriff

City of Jackson officials address crime after deadly weekend

Three arrested, charged with murder after 19-year-old shot to death in Walmart parking lot