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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: DNA Dilemma

    3 On Your Side Investigates: DNA Dilemma

    Thursday, August 2 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-08-02 21:37:39 GMT
    DNA services are getting people within reach of these biological family members, but this genetic testing is testing the limits of Mississippi law. Source: WLBTDNA services are getting people within reach of these biological family members, but this genetic testing is testing the limits of Mississippi law. Source: WLBT

    Tracing the path to long-lost relatives has never been easier. For roughly a hundred bucks, people can unlock information about their ancestors. It's especially useful for adopted children, many of whom believe that knowing the identity of your birth parents is a civil right. 

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    Tracing the path to long-lost relatives has never been easier. For roughly a hundred bucks, people can unlock information about their ancestors. It's especially useful for adopted children, many of whom believe that knowing the identity of your birth parents is a civil right. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Moving Pains

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Moving Pains

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-07-31 21:08:35 GMT
    Now, one family's ordeal has drawn the attention of federal authorities, investigating a business that claims to have ties right here in the Jackson metro. Source: WLBTNow, one family's ordeal has drawn the attention of federal authorities, investigating a business that claims to have ties right here in the Jackson metro. Source: WLBT

    Dozens of people all over the country say they were charged thousands of dollars more than they should have been by a moving company. Some claim they never got their belongings back. Now, one family's ordeal has drawn the attention of federal authorities, investigating a business that claims to have ties right here in the Jackson metro.

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    Dozens of people all over the country say they were charged thousands of dollars more than they should have been by a moving company. Some claim they never got their belongings back. Now, one family's ordeal has drawn the attention of federal authorities, investigating a business that claims to have ties right here in the Jackson metro.

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  • 3 On Your Side Special Report: Stop Robocalls

    3 On Your Side Special Report: Stop Robocalls

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:54:41 GMT
    Chances are, your phone rings at least once a day with a call you didn't want and didn't ask for, with someone trying to sell you something or otherwise separate you from your money. Source: WLBTChances are, your phone rings at least once a day with a call you didn't want and didn't ask for, with someone trying to sell you something or otherwise separate you from your money. Source: WLBT

    Chances are, your phone rings at least once a day with a call you didn't want and didn't ask for, with someone trying to sell you something or otherwise separate you from your money. How do you make the calls stop?

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    Chances are, your phone rings at least once a day with a call you didn't want and didn't ask for, with someone trying to sell you something or otherwise separate you from your money. How do you make the calls stop?

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Out of Order, Two Years Later

    Thursday, June 28 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-06-28 14:00:55 GMT
    In a special investigation, 3 On Your Side broke down just how much the Capital City had been losing on parking meters over the last decade. Source: WLBTIn a special investigation, 3 On Your Side broke down just how much the Capital City had been losing on parking meters over the last decade. Source: WLBT

    In a special investigation, 3 On Your Side broke down just how much the Capital City had been losing on parking meters over the last decade. We examined hundreds of those parking meters back in 2016 to see how many worked, after trying to get these numbers from the city.

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    In a special investigation, 3 On Your Side broke down just how much the Capital City had been losing on parking meters over the last decade. We examined hundreds of those parking meters back in 2016 to see how many worked, after trying to get these numbers from the city.

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  • 3 ON YOUR SIDE SPECIAL REPORT: Dispatched

    3 ON YOUR SIDE SPECIAL REPORT: Dispatched

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-07-31 22:25:47 GMT
    Call 911 if there's an immediate threat to life, health, safety, or property, but if you need a response that could wait a second, call the non-emergency line. Source: WLBTCall 911 if there's an immediate threat to life, health, safety, or property, but if you need a response that could wait a second, call the non-emergency line. Source: WLBT

    Warren County's dispatch centers are getting overwhelmed with callers flooding the 911 line. Here's how you can help

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    Warren County's dispatch centers are getting overwhelmed with callers flooding the 911 line. Here's how you can help

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Left in Ruins

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:43:27 GMT
    For years, people who live in West Jackson say they've been passed over and forgotten, just like the dozens of dilapidated buildings that surround the Jackson Zoo. Source: WLBTFor years, people who live in West Jackson say they've been passed over and forgotten, just like the dozens of dilapidated buildings that surround the Jackson Zoo. Source: WLBT

    For years, people who live in West Jackson say they've been passed over and forgotten, just like the dozens of dilapidated buildings that surround the Jackson Zoo.

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    For years, people who live in West Jackson say they've been passed over and forgotten, just like the dozens of dilapidated buildings that surround the Jackson Zoo.

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  • 3 On Your Side Exclusive: Woman describes seeing her neighbor's house go up in flames

    3 On Your Side Exclusive: Woman describes seeing her neighbor's house go up in flames

    Sunday, May 27 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-05-28 00:56:08 GMT
    Source: WLBT ViewerSource: WLBT Viewer
    Source: WLBT ViewerSource: WLBT Viewer

    A fire in Jackson Sunday morning consumed a home, and put a firefighter in the hospital. 

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    A fire in Jackson Sunday morning consumed a home, and put a firefighter in the hospital. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Deadly Distractions

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Deadly Distractions

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-07-31 22:15:46 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Texting while driving isn't just dangerous; it's deadly. Recent studies say Mississippi leads the nation in crash deaths and cell phone usage. But shouldn't those deaths be going down because texting and driving has been illegal here since 2015? 

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    Texting while driving isn't just dangerous; it's deadly. Recent studies say Mississippi leads the nation in crash deaths and cell phone usage. But shouldn't those deaths be going down because texting and driving has been illegal here since 2015? 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Secret Police?

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 11:57 PM EDT2018-05-03 03:57:40 GMT
    On the Jackson Public Schools campus, our months-long investigation found in some cases, officers and detectives decide what’s considered a crime and what's not. Source: WLBTOn the Jackson Public Schools campus, our months-long investigation found in some cases, officers and detectives decide what’s considered a crime and what's not. Source: WLBT

    On the Jackson Public Schools campus, our months-long investigation found in some cases, officers and detectives decide what’s considered a crime and what's not. Multiple sources tell us JPS’ campus enforcement has a history of not cooperating with other law enforcement agencies. 

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    On the Jackson Public Schools campus, our months-long investigation found in some cases, officers and detectives decide what’s considered a crime and what's not. Multiple sources tell us JPS’ campus enforcement has a history of not cooperating with other law enforcement agencies. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Fleet Mismanagement

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Fleet Mismanagement

    Friday, April 27 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-04-27 20:23:32 GMT

    A recent PEER report shows inaccurate information for thousands of state vehicles, but that report doesn't tell the whole story. It pointed a finger at dozens of state agencies, but didn't identify which ones had the most problems.

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    A recent PEER report shows inaccurate information for thousands of state vehicles, but that report doesn't tell the whole story. It pointed a finger at dozens of state agencies, but didn't identify which ones had the most problems.

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  • 3 On Your Side Special Report: Moving the Zoo?

    3 On Your Side Special Report: Moving the Zoo?

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:16:33 GMT
    Current zoo entrance (Source: WLBT)Current zoo entrance (Source: WLBT)

    The announcement that the Jackson Zoo could soon be moving out of West Jackson has been met with both excitement and concern. The mayor has come out against it, but the zoo's director says the only other choice is to shut down. We take a closer look at what's behind the move and what's next.

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    The announcement that the Jackson Zoo could soon be moving out of West Jackson has been met with both excitement and concern. The mayor has come out against it, but the zoo's director says the only other choice is to shut down. We take a closer look at what's behind the move and what's next.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Grave Consequences

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-07-31 22:03:03 GMT

    Mississippi's state crime lab examines hundreds of bodies every year and call those procedures autopsies. However, some medical experts don't, because of what's actually being done in some cases behind closed doors. 

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    Mississippi's state crime lab examines hundreds of bodies every year and call those procedures autopsies. However, some medical experts don't, because of what's actually being done in some cases behind closed doors. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: False Alarms

    3 On Your Side Investigates: False Alarms

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-04-04 02:53:06 GMT

    From Facebook and Twitter to Instagram and Snapchat, social media has changed the way we interact with one another, but it's also meant big changes for law enforcement and the way they solve crimes. 

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    From Facebook and Twitter to Instagram and Snapchat, social media has changed the way we interact with one another, but it's also meant big changes for law enforcement and the way they solve crimes. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Overdosed and Underreported? Part 2

    Thursday, March 22 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-03-22 04:10:11 GMT

    Our February story with Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director John Dowdy sent shockwaves throughout the Magnolia State and had some coroners very upset. The state's top narcotics enforcer told the Raycom national investigative team weeks ago that he knew some elected officials weren't reporting drug overdose deaths.

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    Our February story with Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director John Dowdy sent shockwaves throughout the Magnolia State and had some coroners very upset. The state's top narcotics enforcer told the Raycom national investigative team weeks ago that he knew some elected officials weren't reporting drug overdose deaths.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Deadly Force

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Deadly Force

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-03-14 21:43:15 GMT
    3 On Your Side has confirmed one Jackson police officer pulled the trigger in two deadly officer-involved shootings over a three-month period, according to multiple sources. Source: WLBT3 On Your Side has confirmed one Jackson police officer pulled the trigger in two deadly officer-involved shootings over a three-month period, according to multiple sources. Source: WLBT

    3 On Your Side has confirmed one Jackson police officer pulled the trigger in two deadly officer-involved shootings over a three-month period, according to multiple sources.

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    3 On Your Side has confirmed one Jackson police officer pulled the trigger in two deadly officer-involved shootings over a three-month period, according to multiple sources.

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  • 3 On Your Side: Raw sewage flowing down street concerns neighbors

    3 On Your Side: Raw sewage flowing down street concerns neighbors

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-03-07 00:46:42 GMT
    Raw sewage flows down a south Jackson street. Source: WLBTRaw sewage flows down a south Jackson street. Source: WLBT
    Raw sewage flows down a south Jackson street. Source: WLBTRaw sewage flows down a south Jackson street. Source: WLBT

    Residents on Glenstone Circle are having to plug their nose as they look at manhole that spewing raw sewage into the street.

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    Residents on Glenstone Circle are having to plug their nose as they look at manhole that spewing raw sewage into the street.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Are Water Main Repair Sites Safe for Workers in Jackson?

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Are Water Main Repair Sites Safe for Workers in Jackson?

    Monday, March 5 2018 11:20 PM EST2018-03-06 04:20:47 GMT
    Viewers feared the city was violating OSHA standards when crews worked in holes without supports bolstering the sides to keep them from collapsing. Source: WLBTViewers feared the city was violating OSHA standards when crews worked in holes without supports bolstering the sides to keep them from collapsing. Source: WLBT

    Viewers feared the city was violating OSHA standards when crews worked in holes without supports bolstering the sides to keep them from collapsing.

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    Viewers feared the city was violating OSHA standards when crews worked in holes without supports bolstering the sides to keep them from collapsing.

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  • 3 On Your Side Special Report: Building Madison, Brick by Brick

    3 On Your Side Special Report: Building Madison, Brick by Brick

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-07-31 21:55:28 GMT
    Academy Sports & Outdoors in Madison (Source: WLBT)Academy Sports & Outdoors in Madison (Source: WLBT)

    If you haven't been to the city of Madison lately, you might be surprised at how many new businesses are under construction. From big-box retailers to home-grown restaurants, developers and the people who live and shop there can't seem to get enough.

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    If you haven't been to the city of Madison lately, you might be surprised at how many new businesses are under construction. From big-box retailers to home-grown restaurants, developers and the people who live and shop there can't seem to get enough.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Clues in the Ashes

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Clues in the Ashes

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Clues in the Ashes

    Thursday, March 1 2018 12:01 PM EST2018-03-01 17:01:58 GMT

    Maybe it's retaliation or revenge. Perhaps it's done to collect insurance money. Whatever the reason for an arson fire, the crime causes serious problems for the victims and poses challenges for the crews searching for clues in the ashes. But arson investigators with the Mississippi State Fire Marshal's office have an ace up their sleeve. 

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    Maybe it's retaliation or revenge. Perhaps it's done to collect insurance money. Whatever the reason for an arson fire, the crime causes serious problems for the victims and poses challenges for the crews searching for clues in the ashes. But arson investigators with the Mississippi State Fire Marshal's office have an ace up their sleeve. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Overdosed and Underreported?

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:55 PM EST2018-02-23 17:55:56 GMT

    Nearly 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Most of those came from opioid abuse.

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    Nearly 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Most of those came from opioid abuse.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Teacher Misconduct

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Teacher Misconduct

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 5:12 PM EST2018-02-06 22:12:48 GMT

    In this 3 On Your Side investigation, we set out to answer one simple question: how prevalent are cases of unethical conduct between teachers and students in Mississippi?

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    In this 3 On Your Side investigation, we set out to answer one simple question: how prevalent are cases of unethical conduct between teachers and students in Mississippi?

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates - Before It's Too Late

    3 On Your Side Investigates - Before It's Too Late

    Friday, February 2 2018 3:12 PM EST2018-02-02 20:12:05 GMT

    The numbers are growing every single day for child and teen suicides in Mississippi.  Suicide is the third leading cause of death in Mississippi for 15 to 24 year olds.  

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    The numbers are growing every single day for child and teen suicides in Mississippi.  Suicide is the third leading cause of death in Mississippi for 15 to 24 year olds.  

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Justice Delayed

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Justice Delayed

    Friday, January 26 2018 8:06 AM EST2018-01-26 13:06:09 GMT

    Dozens of accused killers move through the Hinds County criminal justice system every year. A Three On Your Side investigation reveals that journey is painfully slow, taking around two years just to get a chance at a conviction.

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    Dozens of accused killers move through the Hinds County criminal justice system every year. A Three On Your Side investigation reveals that journey is painfully slow, taking around two years just to get a chance at a conviction.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Failure to Indict

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:21 AM EST2018-01-23 05:21:25 GMT

    A 3 On Your Side investigation reveals that, over the last year, a Hinds County judge has ordered the release of at least four accused killers over a lack of grand jury indictments.

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    A 3 On Your Side investigation reveals that, over the last year, a Hinds County judge has ordered the release of at least four accused killers over a lack of grand jury indictments.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: New Avenue of Rx Abuse?

    3 On Your Side Investigates: New Avenue of Rx Abuse?

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 11:25 PM EST2018-01-11 04:25:43 GMT

    At least one U.S. senator wants federal drug officials to investigate overdose deaths connected with the nerve-pain medication gabapentin, labeled a "drug of concern" by the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy. A letter from U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) details concerns about the drug, connected to 106 overdose deaths in that state in 2016. While gabapentin is used to treat everything from pain to mood disorders, there is mounting research uncovering mi...

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    At least one U.S. senator wants federal drug officials to investigate overdose deaths connected with the nerve-pain medication gabapentin, labeled a "drug of concern" by the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy. A letter from U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) details concerns about the drug, connected to 106 overdose deaths in that state in 2016. While gabapentin is used to treat everything from pain to mood disorders, there is mounting research uncovering mi...

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Sun-n-Sand Abandoned

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Sun-n-Sand Abandoned

    Thursday, December 14 2017 2:25 AM EST2017-12-14 07:25:22 GMT
    Sun-n-Sand before it closed in 2001 (Source: WLBT)Sun-n-Sand before it closed in 2001 (Source: WLBT)

    Its iconic sign has stood on Lamar Street in downtown Jackson for more than half a century, but the Sun-n-Sand Motor Hotel has been boarded-up with no vacancy since 2001. Almost seventeen years after the last guest checked out, it still brings back memories for some and frustration for others.

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    Its iconic sign has stood on Lamar Street in downtown Jackson for more than half a century, but the Sun-n-Sand Motor Hotel has been boarded-up with no vacancy since 2001. Almost seventeen years after the last guest checked out, it still brings back memories for some and frustration for others.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Close your bedroom door to slow a quickly-spreading fire

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Close your bedroom door to slow a quickly-spreading fire

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 7:21 PM EST2017-12-06 00:21:27 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    We all think it will never happen: ripped from your sleep to a piercing alarm, terrifying flames and a thick black smoke choking your lungs.   But you might not know, the simple act of closing your bedroom door each night before you go to sleep could buy your family life saving seconds in a fire.  

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    We all think it will never happen: ripped from your sleep to a piercing alarm, terrifying flames and a thick black smoke choking your lungs.   But you might not know, the simple act of closing your bedroom door each night before you go to sleep could buy your family life saving seconds in a fire.  

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Retailer of Last Resort

    Thursday, November 23 2017 3:30 PM EST2017-11-23 20:30:19 GMT

    One of the country's biggest retailers keeps charging inflated prices for furniture, refrigerators, and appliances, and Mississippi lawmakers are doing very little to stop it. Customers say they've been served more than just high prices. 

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    One of the country's biggest retailers keeps charging inflated prices for furniture, refrigerators, and appliances, and Mississippi lawmakers are doing very little to stop it. Customers say they've been served more than just high prices. 

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  • Saving a Generation: A 3 On Your Side investigation

    Saving a Generation: A 3 On Your Side investigation

    Thursday, November 16 2017 3:35 AM EST2017-11-16 08:35:28 GMT

    Teenagers get into trouble. They always have, but when the trouble involves serious, violent crime, that's reason for concern. This year, underage Jackson residents have been charged with some very adult crimes.

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    Teenagers get into trouble. They always have, but when the trouble involves serious, violent crime, that's reason for concern. This year, underage Jackson residents have been charged with some very adult crimes.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Engineering an Epidemic

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Engineering an Epidemic

    Thursday, November 9 2017 2:08 AM EST2017-11-09 07:08:16 GMT

    As federal, state and local leaders look for answers to the deadly opioid epidemic in this country.. a unique lab in Mississippi is also on the front lines of the battle trying to keep physicians and law enforcement a step ahead of those who are Engineering an Epidemic.  

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    As federal, state and local leaders look for answers to the deadly opioid epidemic in this country.. a unique lab in Mississippi is also on the front lines of the battle trying to keep physicians and law enforcement a step ahead of those who are Engineering an Epidemic.  

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: School BUSted

    Saturday, October 28 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-10-28 19:31:34 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    A 3 On Your Side investigation reveals most school buses here could be an accident waiting to happen because of who's behind the wheel.

    Our analysis showed more than a hundred school bus drivers speeding -- while kids were onboard.

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    A 3 On Your Side investigation reveals most school buses here could be an accident waiting to happen because of who's behind the wheel.

    Our analysis showed more than a hundred school bus drivers speeding -- while kids were onboard.

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  • 3 On Your Side Special Report: Dealing with Dementia

    Thursday, October 19 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-10-19 14:00:57 GMT

    Alzheimer's and other kinds of dementia kill more people in this country than breast and prostate cancer combined. 

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    Alzheimer's and other kinds of dementia kill more people in this country than breast and prostate cancer combined. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Driving Dangers

    Thursday, October 12 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-10-12 16:36:06 GMT

    We count on police and firefighters to protect us and keep us safe, but who's keeping these employees safe while they're on the roads? A month-long 3 On Your Side Investigation reveals hundreds of city vehicles in the metro with recalls that haven't been fixed, most of which are serious.

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    We count on police and firefighters to protect us and keep us safe, but who's keeping these employees safe while they're on the roads? A month-long 3 On Your Side Investigation reveals hundreds of city vehicles in the metro with recalls that haven't been fixed, most of which are serious.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Following the Money

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Following the Money

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-07-31 22:25:52 GMT

    It made headlines in 2013: Management and Training Corporation signed a multi-million dollar deal with the Mississippi Department of Corrections to operate a prison in Wilkinson County.

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    It made headlines in 2013: Management and Training Corporation signed a multi-million dollar deal with the Mississippi Department of Corrections to operate a prison in Wilkinson County.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Think Like a Thief

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Think Like a Thief

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-07-31 22:08:32 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    What a burglar sees outside your house may be just as enticing as what he wants inside. 

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    What a burglar sees outside your house may be just as enticing as what he wants inside. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Out on Bond

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Out on Bond

    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:38 AM EDT2017-09-21 05:38:49 GMT

    Arrested, out on bond, arrested again, out on bond. Are criminals given too many chances in Hinds County? 

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    Arrested, out on bond, arrested again, out on bond. Are criminals given too many chances in Hinds County? 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: The Disappearance of Daffany Tullos

    Monday, August 6 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-08-06 19:02:52 GMT
    Source: WLBT ArchivesSource: WLBT Archives

    Jackson Police continue to get leads in the disappearance of  Daffany Tullos -- some suggesting she is alive today.  

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    Jackson Police continue to get leads in the disappearance of  Daffany Tullos -- some suggesting she is alive today.  

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: What's really going on inside JPS classrooms?

    3 On Your Side Investigates: What's really going on inside JPS classrooms?

    3 On Your Side Investigates: What's really going on inside JPS classrooms?

    Friday, September 1 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-09-01 20:05:04 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives

    This after MDE released a detailed investigative audit which found the district in violation of 24 out of the 32 standards that all Mississippi public school districts are required to meet.

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    This after MDE released a detailed investigative audit which found the district in violation of 24 out of the 32 standards that all Mississippi public school districts are required to meet.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Mike Moore's next target

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Mike Moore's next target

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-07-31 21:44:56 GMT
    Mike Moore in his Flowood law office (Source: WLBT)Mike Moore in his Flowood law office (Source: WLBT)
    Mike Moore in his Flowood law office (Source: WLBT)Mike Moore in his Flowood law office (Source: WLBT)

    Twenty years after announcing a landmark settlement with the tobacco industry, former Mississippi attorney general Mike Moore, now a private attorney, is taking on another large opponent in the name of public health.

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    Twenty years after announcing a landmark settlement with the tobacco industry, former Mississippi attorney general Mike Moore, now a private attorney, is taking on another large opponent in the name of public health.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Access Denied

    Thursday, August 24 2017 9:49 AM EDT2017-08-24 13:49:38 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Six years ago, Jackson city leaders drafted a plan to finally bring the Capital City in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Now we’re learning that most of those changes to sidewalks, bus stops and buildings haven’t even been started yet. “

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    Six years ago, Jackson city leaders drafted a plan to finally bring the Capital City in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Now we’re learning that most of those changes to sidewalks, bus stops and buildings haven’t even been started yet. “

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Chat Lingo, the new threat

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Chat Lingo, the new threat

    Thursday, August 17 2017 1:34 AM EDT2017-08-17 05:34:19 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    This warning for parents: your children may be staying one step ahead of you on social media, and the way they send messages to their friends. Phrases and acronyms have been replaced with something else. 

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    This warning for parents: your children may be staying one step ahead of you on social media, and the way they send messages to their friends. Phrases and acronyms have been replaced with something else. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: The Free State of Gluckstadt

    3 On Your Side Investigates: The Free State of Gluckstadt

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-07-31 21:54:58 GMT
    (Source: WLBT)(Source: WLBT)

    As the Jackson metro area continues to expand, explosive growth in Madison County is igniting a fresh effort to form a new city.

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    As the Jackson metro area continues to expand, explosive growth in Madison County is igniting a fresh effort to form a new city.

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  • Exclusive 3 On Your Side Investigation: Prison Payday

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-07-31 22:00:57 GMT

    But while many serving sentences are working to improve themselves, others prefer to carry on their criminal activities behind bars.

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    But while many serving sentences are working to improve themselves, others prefer to carry on their criminal activities behind bars.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Leaks and mold in Jackson public libraries

    Water leaks in two public libraries have some worried

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-07-31 21:51:42 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The final decision on leasing or purchasing the building is left to the Jackson City Council. Under the law, the library system is not allowed to own or enter a long term lease on a building. 

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    The final decision on leasing or purchasing the building is left to the Jackson City Council. Under the law, the library system is not allowed to own or enter a long term lease on a building. 

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  • 3 ON YOUR SIDE: Silent victim of sexual assault rebounds to help others

    3 ON YOUR SIDE: Silent victim of sexual assault rebounds to help others

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-07-31 21:47:10 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Sexual assault doesn't always happen between strangers. Thousands of victims are locked in silence because their attacker is an acquaintance or even a close relative. 

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    Sexual assault doesn't always happen between strangers. Thousands of victims are locked in silence because their attacker is an acquaintance or even a close relative. 

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  • 3 ON YOUR SIDE: Small trees grow in the street at unfinished sewer line repair

    3 ON YOUR SIDE: Small trees grow in the street at unfinished sewer line repair

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 8:22 PM EDT2017-07-19 00:22:16 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    In northeast Jackson, residents say there is a ridiculous example of unfinished work and what it has done to one neighborhood.

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    In northeast Jackson, residents say there is a ridiculous example of unfinished work and what it has done to one neighborhood.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: On Guard

    3 On Your Side Investigates: On Guard

    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:15 AM EDT2017-06-22 07:15:40 GMT

    You see them at banks, businesses and bars: armed security guards put in place to improve public safety. They might even look like police officers but they're not, because they're not trained like cops. In fact, Mississippi law doesn't require armed guards to be trained at all. "'Don't let him make it to his car.' I heard them say it twice," Jackson resident Terrance Thomas said. "After the second time, that's when I heard a shot go off." Minutes later, Thomas ...

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    You see them at banks, businesses, and bars: armed security guards put in place to improve public safety. They might even look like police officers but they're not because they're not trained like cops. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Special Report: A Mayor's Vision

    3 On Your Side Special Report: A Mayor's Vision

    Saturday, June 10 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-06-11 03:07:28 GMT

    Jackson voters showed they wanted to take a chance on Chokwe Antar Lumumba during the primary when he avoided a runoff despite a crowded Democratic ticket. Then in Tuesday's general election, Lumumba garnered 93 percent of the vote against five other challengers, with more than 23,000 votes cast in his favor.

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    Jackson voters showed they wanted to take a chance on Chokwe Antar Lumumba during the primary when he avoided a runoff despite a crowded Democratic ticket. Then in Tuesday's general election, Lumumba garnered 93 percent of the vote against five other challengers, with more than 23,000 votes cast in his favor.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Is your home child-proof?

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Is your home child-proof?

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-07-31 21:54:50 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Colleen Hollimon of Madison says she thinks her home is child-proofed. 3 On Your Side put it to the test. 

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    Colleen Hollimon of Madison says she thinks her home is child-proofed. 3 On Your Side put it to the test. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Explicit Education

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-05-10 20:59:55 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    A recent investigation by the state auditor into laptops and tablets provided by certain Mississippi school districts revealed that one in five of those devices contained something inappropriate, despite filters and security precautions on those machines.

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    A recent investigation by the state auditor into laptops and tablets provided by certain Mississippi school districts revealed that one in five of those devices contained something inappropriate, despite filters and security precautions on those machines.

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  • Jackson 09/21/07

    Follow Up: 3 On Your Side: Personal Care Home Complaints

    Follow Up: 3 On Your Side: Personal Care Home Complaints

    Mayor Frank melton made a visit to the personal care home on West Capital Street that we told you about on Wednesday night for its deplorable living conditions.More >>
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