Man shot and killed by officers during standoff in Pelahatchie identified

Rankin County Coroner David Ruth identified the man as 31-year-old Pierre Woods. He died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Man’s discarded napkin, genealogy site leads to arrest in 1993 stabbing death

USPS investigates after mail carrier runs over family dog, reports say

Watching Your Wallet: Experts explain the new tax code in simple terms

Ex-FBI official McCabe: ‘Crime may have been committed’ by Trump

Good Samaritan finds dog shot, left in cage on side of road

Reports: Grand jury to examine alleged R. Kelly sex crimes

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  Woman finds 2 kids ditched in cold by carjacker

Mother, son found bludgeoned to death in New York

Suspect, victims identified in deadly Clinton hostage situation

Woman meets brother given up for adoption nearly 80 years ago

Woman’s body found in trash can in PA

19-year-old shot multiple times on Segura Ave.

24-year-old becomes first-known person with autism to practice law at Florida firm

The young woman, who is also an advocate for individuals with special needs, encourages employers to look beyond a potential employee’s disability to their strengths and talents.

Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

Hamlin last year suffered through his first winless season in the Cup Series and made a crew chief change during the offseason.

  Man killed when 3 portable bathrooms catch fire in Baltimore

While the investigation is ongoing, police say the man’s death will likely be ruled accidental.

Airlines to offer new gender options on passengers’ tickets

With multiple local and state governments offering identification with nontraditional gender choices, a trade group for numerous U.S. carriers says the change will make things easier for travelers and airlines.

Team LeBron rallies back, defeats Team Giannis 178-164 in 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte

Gripe water for infants, adults sold at Dollar General recalled

Petitioners want to sell Montana to Canada for $1 trillion

Mom irate son was kicked out of class, arrested after not saying Pledge of Allegiance

New scam hits YouTube: What to watch out for

4 hostages killed during Mississippi standoff; shooting suspect also dead

Victim identified in deadly Valentine’s Day shooting on Hancock St.

Jackson police are investigating a deadly shooting in the 3700 block of Hancock Street.

1 killed, 2 injured in wreck on Highway 80W in Jackson

Victim identified in deadly accident.

Pickup truck hits SUV at Jackson traffic light, killing 3

The exact cause of this accident remains unknown

White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency declaration

Trump declared the emergency Friday in an effort to go around Congress to fund his border wall. It would allow him to move federal dollars earmarked for military construction to the border. (Source: Image Bank)

Transgender bathroom ban may end, but transcript irks teen

A court order legally made Gavin Grimm a man. And he is listed as male on his birth certificate, passport and a state-issued identification card in California

R.E.M. blasts Trump for retweeting video using song ‘Everybody Hurts’ to mock Democrats

The Athens, Ga-based foursome was one of the country's top rock bands through the 1980s and '90s

Burglar arrested after mistaking police car for getaway Lyft

As officers responded, the suspect thought the Lyft he'd ordered to take him away from the scene had arrived and climbed into a police cruiser.

Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

Right after learning that he was being fired from his job of 15 years, police say the suspect pulled out a gun and began shooting, killing five coworkers.

Teenager who fired shot in NM school planned to kill ex-girlfriend, others, police say

The 16-year-old was arrested and faces multiple charges. He allegedly told police he had been hearing voices that told him to kill his ex-girlfriend.

Parents arrested after 3-year-old’s body found in container of acid, police say

The girl's parents are accused of attempting to dispose of their daughter's remains using acid after she allegedly drowned while unsupervised.

Teacher cuts waist-length hair to support 5-year-old girl bullied for short haircut

After a 5-year-old in Texas got her hair cut, her friends started calling her a boy, and she began wearing a hat to school. But her teacher’s kind gesture changed everything.

Evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack, police sources reportedly say

The “Empire” star said he was attacked early Jan. 29 by two men who were yelling out racial and homophobic slurs.

Search continues for escaped Forrest County inmates

Authorities continue their search for two inmates who escaped from the Forrest County Jail.

Families, health professionals gather for 40th annual Diabetes Super Conference

Over 425 million people are currently living with diabetes, and the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi is stepping up to educate and raise awareness for people and their families living with the disease.

Dashcam video shows SUV going airborne and crashing into police cruiser

Shocking video shows the moment an SUV hits a rockslide, goes airborne and crashes into a police car in Tennessee.

Heather Nauert withdraws bid to be UN ambassador, State Department says

Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn from consideration, the State Department said.

Man charged after sexually assaulting child

Hall apparently picked up a 12-year-old female relative and took her to an undisclosed location and touched her inappropriately.

Burglar found asleep at Vicksburg car dealership

Employees say when they got to work they found the man sitting in a car, sleeping.

Saturday is World Pangolin Day, a time to celebrate one delightfully strange mammal

The scaly mammal from Africa and Asia has its own day of celebration, which falls on Feb. 16 this year.

Go nuts: It’s National Almond Day

The cherished nut is celebrated every Feb. 16.

Text messages between police officer, white nationalist, appear to show friendly relationship

The police union said Jeff Niiya was doing his job. The city’s mayor disagrees.

Canadian nurses trapped in Haiti start GoFundMe for helicopter rescue

The eight nurses are currently trapped in a community an hour away from the airport. They say it’s too dangerous to drive.

Judge halts Air Force’s efforts to discharge airmen with HIV

Service members in the Air Force claim they're being discharged solely because of their HIV status and despite the recommendations of their doctors and commanding officers, who say they are fit to serve.

Picture of North Carolina boys stopping to honor US flag goes viral

A picture of two boys from North Carolina stopping in a street to honor a U.S. flag as it was being raised at a fire station is going viral.

Student distributes ‘n-word pass’ at Wisconsin high school, could face legal trouble

The student was disciplined by the school system. One parent said she wants the school system to educate other students about the power of hateful words.

Trump picks former Alabama official to lead FEMA

President Donald Trump says he will nominate former Alabama official Jeffrey Byard to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Mississippi Strong : Jackson Prep Senior raises $600,000 to build accessible baseball fields

Joseph Voynik shows why he is Mississippi Strong. The 17 year old raised more than $600,000 to help build accessible baseball fields for children in the state with mental and physical disabilities. He will receive a national youth volunteer award in May.

Belhaven Heights residents concerned over rash of burglaries

JPD is investigating 8 burglaries that have happened in one week

Police release 2 men questioned in Jussie Smollett case

The Nigerian brothers "have now been released without charging and detectives have additional investigative work to complete," Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said.

'Zombie deer disease’ has impacted wildlife in 24 states

A fatal disease that affects the brains and spinal cords of deer, elk and moose has shown up in at least 24 states, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

JPD’s first Uniform Crime Report meeting ends with no clear picture of city’s crime concerns

Officers with the city’s first Uniform Crime Report, from JPD headquarters, failed to disclose any specific numbers that would give residents a better picture of the city’s crime.

3 On Your Side Investigates: Top Jobs for 2019

Highlighting three of the USA Today's Top Jobs of 2019.

Hinds Co. Sheriff Victor Mason faces new sexual harassment lawsuit

Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason hit with another sexual harassment lawsuit.The complaint was filed in U-S District Court Friday, by Janie Myles, a 20-year veteran of the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department.

Summit to share vital information with parents about teen domestic violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Month, and while the smell of Valentine’s Day flowers is still in the air, advocates against teen domestic violence want young people to know the dangers of a bad relationship.

Paul Manafort faces more than 19 years in prison, court filing says

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort could spend more than 19 years in prison on tax and bank fraud charges.

City of Ridgeland eyes $1 million turf purchase

The hope is the investment into the park gives them more tax returns from people who are coming to town to play ball.

Sheriff’s office: Sign with ‘N’ word near highway is not a hate crime

The Sheriff's Office says it was determined that this was not a hate crime because the author of the message is the resident of the property,”

Rash of burglaries reported at homes and apartments around Belhaven Heights

Multiple homes and apartments were broken into this week between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The burglar breaks a window, enters and exits through a side or front door.

NJ attorney general subpoenas Trump’s inaugural committee

President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee received a sweeping request for financial records this week from prosecutors in New Jersey.

Man arrested for arson following north Mississippi furniture plant fire

Several employees from American Furniture saw Jason Lee Doss near the fire and ran after him until police arrived and pointed police to where he went.

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says special counsel’s team interviewed her

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has been interviewed as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

Judge places gag order on Trump confidant Roger Stone; investigators have evidence of communication between Stone and WikiLeaks

A federal judge on Friday placed some limits on what longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone and his lawyers can say publicly about his criminal case brought by the special counsel in the Russia probe.

Tennessee man says victim in serial killer’s sketch is his murdered mother

Anthony Jones said the last time he saw his mother was in 1996. She was later found strangled to death in the Mississippi River.

Local attorney arrested a second time for drug possession

A local attorney was arrested by Richland police, for the second time, on Wednesday.

Supreme Court to decide if 2020 census can ask about citizenship

A lower court blocked the Trump administration from adding the question to the 2020 Census.

Mint copy of Super Mario Bros. video game sells for record $100K

The iconic video game was purchased by a group of collectors.

‘Carlton’ dance can’t be copyrighted, feds say

Alfonso Ribeiro is suing two video game publishers for using the dance without permission in Fortnite and the NBA 2K series games.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Boling Street railroad crossing to be closed for repair

Through traffic on Boling Street should use Interstate 220 between Exit 2 Clinton Blvd and Exit 3 Industrial Drive as a detour route.

Adams Co. man sentenced to 30 days for killing four dogs

According to Lt. Cal Green with Adams Sheriff’s Office, 69-year-old Elijah Gatlin plead guilty to cruelty to animals Thursday.

Some businesses won’t take cash, citing efficiency

There’s growing trend of “cashless businesses” requiring credit card or smartphone app payment only.

Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Weld to challenge Trump for GOP nomination

Fiscally conservative but socially liberal, the 73-year-old Weld ran on the Libertarian party ticket with former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson in 2016.

Portion of West Highland Dr. closed for paving

According to the city of Jackson, this stretch of road is being resurfaced utilizing 1% municipal sales tax funds.

Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg back at work

The 85-year-old Ginsburg missed six days of arguments and three private conferences as she recuperated from the December surgery.

Looking to save a little more? Downsize to cut housing costs

Downsizing or “rightsizing” may be the right fit for you.

Home in Rankin Co. near reservoir catches fire

According to Rankin Co. Undersheriff Raymond Duke, the fire started in the laundry room.

Conservative students receive death threat after ‘Build the Wall’ post

Tyler Toomey said his group has received much support since the incident. Police are investigating.

Report: Payless to file for bankruptcy, close all stores

Payless is planning to file for bankruptcy later this month and close all of its 2,300 stores, according to a report in Reuters, who cited people familiar with the matter.

Honda recalls over 400k cars over stalling issue that increases risk of crashes

The presence of sodium particles in some gasolines can cause the fuel pump to slow down, which can lead to stalling.