Mississippi’s LGBTQ community discuss hate crime reporting in wake of Smollett case

The Jussie Smollett case is fueling questions about whether real victims of anti-LGBTQ hate crimes will now come forward.

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  World’s biggest bee found: It’s as big as your thumb

The bee is the world’s largest, with a wingspan of 2.5 inches. These bees are about four times larger than a European honeybee.
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  Family video shows 12-year-old girl in final moments before fatal 2018 home explosion

The girl's family wants a Dallas-based natural gas company to improve safety after it was confirmed that a cracked gas pipe behind their home caused the deadly explosion.

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  Death of mentally ill man allegedly beaten by Mississippi police officers ruled homicide

Reservoir prowler arrested in Jackson for house and business burglary

Former health inspector arrested for embezzlement

Wolf Lake closed due to emergency flooding and high water

Silver Alert issued for missing Tupelo man

He is described as a black male, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighing 130 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes.
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Man mows down family of 8 when dad asks him not to smoke near kids, police say

Police say the man ran over a family of eight after the father asked him not to smoke near his kids.

Off-duty crossing guard killed in Natchez wreck

First Alert Forecast: rainy periods Thursday; warm, stormy into weekend

Family of man allegedly beaten by Mississippi police officers describe incident

Women in Civil Rights: Dolores Lynch Williams

Thief steals from Southern Pines Animal Shelter’s thrift store

3 On Your Side Investigates: Doctors of Deception

Man injured in shooting on Key Street, JPD investigating

High academic achievement attributed to Germantown Middle School’s growth

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  Judge imposes gag order on Trump confidant Stone after Instagram post

Judge imposes gag order after Roger Stone posted photo on Instagram of judge with what appeared to be crosshairs of gun.

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Mississippi State Baseball Announces Schedule Change for Southern Miss Opener

Ole Miss Great Joe Gibbon Passes Away

Weather Alters Inaugural “The Snowman” Tournament Schedule

Weatherspoon’s Career Night Lifts Men’s Hoops Past Georgia, 68-67

SEC Implements Centralized Video Review For Conference Baseball Games

The Southeastern Conference will use a Centralized Video Review process for Conference baseball games beginning with the 2019 SEC season, becoming the first conference to use a centralized process as permitted by NCAA rules.

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  Study finds 31 Mississippi rural hospitals at high risk of closure

Belhaven residents on high alert after series of auto and home burglaries

New rule coming to Miss. turkey hunters

Storms cause flooding in Simpson county

Reward offered for man accused of sex crimes who may have faked his death

U.S. Marshals are now offering $5,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to Jacob Blair Scott being taken into custody.
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  Peter Tork of The Monkees is dead at 77

Peter Tork is the second members of The Monkees to die. Davy Jones died in 2012.

Victim identified in deadly shooting at Hampton House apartments

Mendenhall nursing home evacuated due to flooding

VIDEO: Woman rescued from stranded car on flooded road in Calhoun County

JPD investigating crash involving school bus and truck near Galloway Elementary School