Local Toys for Tots in need of donations

The biggest need for Toys for Tots is toys for boys and girls, ages 0 to 2 and 10 to 12.

  Man lied about kidnapping to get revenge for drug deal gone bad, police say

Police say the alleged victim used the story of the infant's abduction as a way to pursue charges against those he claims robbed him during a reported drug deal.
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  Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas ruled that the rest of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, was inextricably linked to the individual mandate, and so the whole law is unconstitutional.

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Teen robbed, killed in Jackson neighborhood identifed

COJ water and sewer event ends with many wanting answers

Jackson police investigating Clinton Blvd. business robbery

Hinds County participating in “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign

18-year-old shot, killed in Adams County

The shooting occurred near 617 East Stiers Lane.
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  Grieving parents say priest condemned their son at funeral because he committed suicide

Catholic officials say the priest won’t be preaching at funerals for the foreseeable future and will undergo training on how to become a more effective minister.

  Retired police K-9 dumped at animal shelter gets adopted by his old trainer

Grinch steals Christmas wreaths from local business

Two Mississippi journalism legends to leave Clarion-Ledger

Madison Blessing Box providing for the needy

The two finalists for superintendent of Canton Public Schools will meet in a forum Monday

Alton Sterling’s son accused of raping child; bond set

Mississippi to welcome new State Forester

South Alabama woman says she found mouse in can of green beans

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Interior secretary Zinke to leave administration by end of year, Trump says

Ryan Zinke , the 52nd Secretary of the Interior, was tapped by Trump in December 2016.

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  Johnson leads Alcorn into Celebration Bowl

Lightly-recruited QB blossoms into a star for Braves

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Two armed gunmen rob Byram gas station

301 pounds of marijuana seized after traffic stop in MO

Sex offender chosen to lead Mid-South Christmas parade

Bomb threat being investigated in Pearl; threats happening nationwide

State inmate asks Supreme Court to order his execution immediately

David Cox was convicted and sentenced for capital murder in Union County in 2012 for the murder of his wife.
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Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage

Saturday is the deadline for ACA coverage in most of the country.

  Doctors warn of the tampon recall posing a serious health threat

Residents fed up with violence after woman is shot while sitting inside Waffle House

Hinds County District Attorney’s office gives Christmas party to crime victim

Man sentenced to life in prison for drug trafficking