More controversy and change for Canton School Board

Tim Taylor had served as Vice Chair of the Canton School Board. In a special meeting last Tuesday he was removed by the Board of Aldermen who cited a residency requirement.

Jackson mayor calls DPS decision to stop investigating city’s officer-involved shootings “political”

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said he remains disappointed that the Mississippi Department of Public Safety terminated an agreement Monday to investigate officer-involved shootings in Jackson.

Non-profit proposed new program to aid parolees

A non-profit is going to be working in conjunction with the state to help reduce recidivism rates.

Police searching for suspects in connected Shell gas station robberies

Multiple armed men sought in two gas station robberies.

Simpson Co. Sheriff Donald O’Cain falls ill during work shift

Simpson County sheriff Donald O’Cain reportedly fell ill at work on Monday.

Vicksburg man arrested in connection with multiple burglaries

Shaun Christopher Johnson was arrested at his home Monday on several misdemeanor warranted. He appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court where he was charged with two counts of business burglary and one count of grand larceny.

Drivers warned to be on the lookout for deer in Mississippi

Commissioner Dick Hall says this state averages over 3,000 deer-related crashes each year. He says those collisions can be costly as well as life threatening.

Entire Presidential Hills subdivision under boil water notice

Due to the recent loss in water pressure from a water main repair, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice

Pedestrian hit, killed on I-55 at Fortification Street

A pedestrian has been hit on Interstate 55 at Fortification Street, exit 96C.

NCIS: No foul play suspected in Seabee killed in shooting at Keesler housing

The shooting death of a sailor assigned to the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport is under investigation.

McComb man charged with 3 counts of homicide by vehicle in PA

A Mississippi man is facing three counts of homicide by vehicle, among other charges, after causing a crash that killed three people and sent seven others to the hospital in Pennsylvania, according to ABC affiliate WHTM-TV.

  GRAPHIC: ‘I shot a whole family of baboons’: Fish and Game official gets backlash for Africa hunting trip email

Idaho Fish and Game commissioner Blake Fischer sent an email to multiple people sharing pictures posing with animals he had killed during a trip to Africa, including a family of baboons. KBOI, Idaho Governor's Office, CNN

Flu shots for children now available at all county health departments

The season flu shot is recommended for anyone age 6 months and up to prevent the flu.

JSU’s President’s Inauguration Celebration Dinner raises $305K for scholarships

$305,000 was raised for scholarships at President William B. Bynum Jr.'s Inauguration Celebration Dinner Thursday night for Jackson State University. World renowned gospel artist Marvin Sapp performed at the dinner.

Two teens in custody after several car break-ins at Crystal Springs church

Six cars were broken into and purses, cell phones, cell phone chargers and other small things were taken.

Local Jackson ministry collecting cold weather donations for those in need

We Will Go Ministries is a non-profit mission organization in downtown Jackson that reaches out to homeless and low income families in the metro area.

Mississippi State Fair will be longer next year

As crews pack up the rides and other attractions at the Mississippi State Fair, plans are already underway for a longer fair in 2019.

Do the ‘Floss’: This Ohio State University Marching Band’s performance is must-see!

The Ohio State University’s marching band is continuing to perform some of the most intricate and flashiest performances seen in college. Saturday’s halftime show was no exception.

Group of armed men rob two Jackson gas stations

Jackson police are investigating business robberies of two separate Shell gas and convenience stores.

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring

Man charged with killing children’s mother commits suicide, deputies say

The man accused of killing a Memphis mother of two was found dead in his jail cell, according to Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

MISSING: Woman last seen at Pineville home

Elizabeth “Libbie” Lockey, 52, is approximately 5′5″ and 110 pounds

Addition of Frontier Airlines to airport brings the west to Jackson

The newest airline carrier here in the metro area will offer flights to Denver and Orlando.

Vicksburg man shot while trying to diffuse an argument between two people

Vicksburg police responded to The Whataburger restaurant, located at 3402 Halls Ferry Road, in reference to a shooting around 1:57 a.m. Sunday.

Mother arrested for allegedly faking daughter’s cancer diagnosis

The mother’s alleged crimes came to light after her husband learned from a doctor that the young girl didn’t have cancer.

American Airlines inducts first flight attendant with special needs & terminal illness

Saturday morning, a Midlands teenager enjoyed the birthday party of a lifetime all thanks to American Airlines.

Woman carjacked, forced to perform sex act in Midtown

"That's horrible. I didn't know that, pretty shocking," Farrar said.

Violent fugitive wanted in South Carolina caught in north Mississippi

Joseph Dwain Bryan is wanted in South Carolina for attempted murder, kidnapping and abuse of a vulnerable adult. He was caught during a traffic stop on I-55 in DeSoto County Friday.

JPS planning to appeal MHSAA’s decision to suspend Forest Hill band for remainder of the year

Community is asking the public to consider the students who are now being suspended following the controversial halftime performance.

Experts share how to catch signs of abuse in children after 2-year-old dies from severe injuries

"Parents have to be very aware of any unexplained bruises, injuries, burns,"

  Music mogul chosen as grand marshal for JSU homecoming parade

JSU alum and music mogul Cortez Bryant grand marshal for homecoming parade.

Emergency water main repair leads to water outage in Jackson

Due to an emergency water main repair, there will be a water outage starting Friday at 7:00 p.m.

Gulfport man pleads guilty to sexual battery

Gulfport man Tommie Shannon, 55, pleaded guilty to sexual battery and was sentenced to 25 years in prison in no chance for probation or parole.

One dead, one injured in I-20 accident involving motorcycle

Information obtained from WTOK.

City looking for person who put ‘googly eyes’ on statue; community is not impressed

The City of Savannah is looking for vandals who put "googly eyes" on a statue.

Woman shared nude photos of ex’s new girlfriend on social media, police say

An ex-girlfriend’s behavior on social media has her facing jail time.

Mayor Lumumba highlights accomplishments in second State of the City address

The Mayor highlighted what’s he’s accomplished so far during his year in office and his goals for Jackson.

Mississippi physicians warned to be on the lookout for imposter

An imposter posing as an investigator for the Medical Licensure Board is trying to persuade state doctors to give him personal information.

Athens grocery store refusing to sell Pepsi products with NFL logo

A grocery store in Athens has announced that they will not sell two Pepsi products that feature the NFL logo.

Mississippi school and district grades approved for 2018

District and school grades are now easier to view with an interactive online report card.
Vicksburg man arrested in connection with multiple burglaries
Drivers warned to be on the lookout for deer in Mississippi
City of Flowood to adopt “small cell facility” ordinance
Entire Presidential Hills subdivision under boil water notice
Pedestrian hit, killed on I-55 at Fortification Street
Flu shots for children now available at all county health departments
JSU’s President’s Inauguration Celebration Dinner raises $305K for scholarships
Ole Miss WR D.K Metcalf to miss remainder of season with neck injury