City council unveils plan to address violence following four deadly shootings in one day

Mayor Chokwe Lumumba's administration unveiled a comprehensive plan to address the violence that has been happening in the Capital City.

  Trump plans big announcement on Saturday on shutdown, border

President Donald Trump says he'll make a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues.
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  Disabled woman raped, impregnated in care facility in Florida, lawsuit says

The family says she was in no position to give consent because of her profound intellectual disabilities, a neurological disorder called Rett syndrome and other physical ailments. A multi-agency investigation has been launched into Pensacola Cluster, an intermediate-care facility.

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Jackson City Council holds meeting discussing recent violence, JPD allegations

Freedom Rider in the historic ‘Woolworth Sit-In’ to visit Millsaps

Nissan workers learn of pending layoffs

Wednesday marked a deadly 24-hours for the Capital City

  How does a DUI case that involves something other than alcohol work?

If you take a closer look at the state's DUI law, you'll see that it references controlled substances.So--you can still get a DUI charge but not have any alcohol in your system.
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Sony and RCA record labels sever ties with R. Kelly

The record labels have remained silent in light of mounting pressure following a documentary on the singer.

Funeral arrangements set for pastor killed while opening doors to church

In exclusive interview, JPS Superintendent says the district may close a school

School bus overturns in Hinds County with students inside

Sports betting nets $14.8 million for Mississippi casinos

Paralyzed Olive Branch veteran to receive donated exoskeleton

Vicksburg PD makes arrest in New Year’s Eve shooting

Firewood placed too close to a wood-burning stove blamed for blaze that killed woman trying to save pets

State Fire Marshal provides heating safety tips after four people killed in heating-related fires

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  Trump, Kim to hold 2nd summit in late February

The location will be announced at a later date, according to the White House.

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Mississippi State’s Bibby out for the season

Sports betting nets $14.8 million for Mississippi casinos

Over $157 million in sports wagers placed after August 1 launch

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  Space heater placed close to bed to blame in Flowood fire that killed 66-year-old man

Man with strong Mississippi ties wanted for robbery, murder in Kentucky

U.S. Marshals capture Canton man wanted in kidnapping, shooting of his child’s mother

Suspect in custody following manslaughter of 65-year-old Mendenhall man

Up to 700 workers will possibly be affected by workforce cut at Canton Nissan

Shifts that are going to be eliminated are the shift that produces the NV van line and a shift that produces the Titan and Frontier trucks.
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  The super blood wolf moon eclipse is coming this weekend

It’s a combination of three separate things – a super moon, a wolf moon and a lunar eclipse.

  Baton Rouge family thankful for high spirits at St. Jude

59-year-old man shot to death in car on Coronet Place identified

Vicksburg man arrested for shooting into a home

Two killed on Teakwood Dr. identified