James Davis named police chief for city of Jackson

He was confirmed by a vote of 6 to 0.

Man whose name is on Ole Miss School of Journalism accused of racist Facebook post

Ed Meek, the man for whom the Ole Miss School of Journalism is named, is being accused accused of writing a racist post on Facebook.

WLBT and American Red Cross to collect donations for those affected by Florence

Donate now to Florence relief efforts

Rainbow Co-op weekly market

Rainbow Co-op weekly market

Volunteers needed for Pearl River cleanup

This is the second year the Pearl Riverkeeper have held their Clean Sweep. The organization is a non profit, dedicated to protecting the Pearl River, improving water quality and educating the public on recreational opportunities it provides.

The legend of the Bell Witch

Betsy Bell, the Bell Witch.


We all know Mississippi has its musical super stars and even some of the lesser stars, but Dr. Jim Brewer took it upon himself to collect the names and stories of as MANY of the people in Mississippi in music as he could find.

MISSISSIPPI WEEKEND: Everything you need to know about a weekend on the Rez

The Rez welcomes everyone to explore the outdoors with parks, trails, campsites and fun!

$25 million Clinton school bond passes with 95% approval rate

Voters head to polls in Clinton

MISSISSIPPI WEEKEND: How to fill your fall event calendar

These fun-filled-fall events are from Jackson, MS and surrounding areas.

  Ricky the kangaroo missing from Simpson County

Ricky the kangaroo escapes from family in Simpson County

Hundreds come out for Pelahatchie’s Muscadine Jubilee

Pelahatchie holds 38th annual Muscadine Festival

3OTR: Famous typewriters at Mississippi State

Exhibit of typewriters that belonged to famous people.

2 mill tax voted down in Brandon

Two mill tax increase in Brandon voted down.

City of Brandon upgrading system after residents complain of high water bills

Brandon residents are unhappy about excessive water bills.

Kids read to therapy dogs at Madison library

Kids are reading to therapy dogs at the Madison library

GRAPHIC: Dog shot twice in head with dangling jaw, recovering after surgery

A dog with a broken, dangling jaw and a bullet in her head is getting a second chance at life.

Rankin County Sheriff's Department spent Labor Day on the clock

Labor Day is the celebration of the American worker and their contributions. But not all people get the day off. With that in mind 3 ON YOUR SIDE'S, Amber Gerard stopped by the Rankin County Sheriff's Department to see how they spent they were spending their Labor Day.

Fire damages Natchez Prentiss Club

A Sunday morning fire has damaged the Prentiss Club in Natchez. The club had undergone extensive renovation and preparing to reopen. It was added to National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

Residents demanding action after mail truck falls into sinkhole in north Jackson

3 On Your Side reached out to the city about the sinkhole and the women's claims. We are still waiting for their response.

  3 on the Road: Merrill Museum

Three on the Road goes to Carroll County. Carrollton is a picture-postcard type village, but one of the county's early families is prominent in the news right now. The family of Arizona Senator John McCain has deep roots in Carroll County, Mississippi.

Mississippi Strong: Jack Attacks

I can't imagine how hard it is to lose a child. The Dunaway family in Madison lost 13 year-old Jack in August, two years ago. But the way he was remembered to the Dunaway's by his friends has now turned into a reminder for us to be nice.

Mayor Lumumba signs 26 more interlocal agreements for street repairs

Some much needed relief is coming to Jackson streets that are in desperate need of repairs. With the stroke of a pen, Mayor Chokwe Lumumba signed an additional 26 documents, bringing the total number of interlocal agreements with Hinds County to fix city streets and sidewalks to 85.

63 YEARS LATER: Civil Rights trailblazer Emmett Till's legacy remembered by friends, family

The legacy of Civil Rights Trailblazer Emmett Till was remembered Tuesday by friends and family right here in Jackson. The teen was killed in Mississippi 63 years ago, after being accused of flirting with a white woman.

Jackson Fire Department joins Lip Sync Challenge with original song

The Jackson Fire Department participated in the LipSyncChallenge that is taking the nation by storm.

Vicksburg leaders hire consulting firm to help revitalize Kings Community

Mayor George Flaggs and the Board of Aldermen have hired Hawes Hill and Associates out of Houston, Texas, to study the Kings Community and help create a master plan to expand the economic footprint and ease flooding.

Repticon wrapped up Sunday at the Wahabi Shrine

Repticon 2018 wrapped up today at the Wahabi Shrine. For more than ten years Repticon has brought thousands of reptiles and exotic pets from top breeders and educators to cities all over the country.

Heavenly Voices Chorale holds annual concert

Sunday, dozens filled the pews of North Jackson Baptist Church for a worship concert like no other. Organizers say for thirteen years now, the Heavenly Voices Chorale has come together to uplift and renew faith in others.

Habitat for Humanity nears completion of house on Smith Robinson Street

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi workers have already completed much of the home on Smith Robinson Street, partnering with Habitat for Humanity. When it's completed next month, this home will belong to Yolanda Brinston and her two children.

Mississippi Strong: St. Catherine's Village Green Team

There's a piece of earth in Madison County that's going green-er. And the Green Team at St. Catherine's Village is guiding the way.and they have a plan that will save the planet.

Jackson Zoo leaders ask for 1.6 million at city budget meeting

Discussions continue on how to save the Jackson Zoo, it's money troubles and how to bring attendance up. At a budget meeting Tuesday afternoon at Jackson City Hall, interim zoo director Dave Wetzel told Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and council members that it will take at least $1.6 million to keep the facility afloat over the next year.

Volunteers help with Madison Co. tornado cleanup

Madison took a major hit from Friday's EF-1 tornado. According to police, more than 70 homes were damaged when it touched down in the Sandalwood Subdivision.

County waiting on interlocal paving agreement from city

Last week, citizens were informed about 59 streets that the City of Jackson has agreed to repave through an inter local agreement with Hinds County. The county is footing most of the bill for the street repairs.

Town of Summit takes over historic cemetery

The mayor and Summit Town Council wanted to preserve the history here Greenlawn Cemetery, the town's first African American cemetery that has been there since 1916. Now, the town owns it.

Eudora Welty and Jesmyn Ward among those honored at Mississippi Book Fest

The 4th annual Mississippi Book Fest kicked off today at the state capitol, but books were not the only thing that brought people out, 
some high profile writers were honored.

3 on the Road: Chicken Auction

Well after sustaining itself for four years now, every third Saturday of the month, seems like the auction has become a great success. Seems like most of the people are hobby chicken farmers. You know, back yard stuff. Some more serious than others.

Hinds Co. and City of Jackson agree on street updates

59 streets have been named by the city of Jackson for updates. Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba announcing an inter-local agreement between the city and Hinds County.

McComb city leader pushes to decriminalize marijuana possession

The city of McComb could soon be the next city to decriminalize marijuana possession. Selectmen at large Donovan Hill is leading the push to make sure small amounts of marijuana no longer carries criminal penalties like prison time.

Eubanks Creek floods the homes of frustrated residents more than a dozen times

More than half a foot of water entered some Fondren homes during Sunday's storms. Residents there reached out to 3 On Your side about a constant problem...Eubanks Creek.

Jackson hosts Capital City Cycling Classic

Bicyclists took over downtown Jackson Saturday for the Capital City Cycling Classic. Jennifer Novak came to Jackson to win.