Public meeting held for flooding victims in Eagle Lake Community

  Community colleges offer alternatives to Antonelli

Small fire extinguished at Jackson apartment complex

Liberty upsets Mississippi St. 80-76 for 1st tourney win

Second Silver Alert issued for missing Amite County woman

  Government agencies brief Vicksburg mayor on flood status and future impact

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  State Auditor raises red flag on cybersecurity vulnerabilities

  Flamethrowers used in giant salvinia fight at Pelahatchie Bay

Brandon police searching for suspect after father shot while getting kids out of vehicle

2nd Choctaw tribal member sentenced to 45 years in prison for brutal beating death

Authorities arrest Michigan homicide suspect in Gulfport

  Sweet Potato Queens returning to Saturday’s St. Paddy’s Parade

  Shaquille O’Neal named new Papa John’s spokesman

The pizza giant issued a statement Friday morning announcing that the four-time NBA champion will join the company’s board of directors, invest in nine stores in the Atlanta area and “be an ambassador for the Papa John’s brand.”

Group says four names were omitted from list of clergy abusers

Two days later, local members of the group SNAP, or “Survivors Network for those Abused by Priests,” say that four names were omitted from the list of credibly accused priests.

Police identify man shot to death in west Jackson

According to Jackson police, some kind of fight happened after two men met on Van Winkle Park Drive. Police say they got into a fight before the shooting happened.

  AL high schooler accepted into 31 universities, awarded $1.1 million in scholarships

Hard work and countless hours of studying are paying off big time for Woodlawn’s High School valedictorian Benjamin Holmes.

Court proceeding planned for Monday in Canton voter fraud case

  Jackson mayor speaks on crime and infrastructure in exclusive one on one interview

  Governor Bryant issues State of Emergency in response to flooding

  Organizers and city prepare for 36th Annual Hal’s St. Paddy’s Day Parade

  Consider This: Teacher Pay Increase

Man shot at apartment complex in Brandon

Process to move Confederate monument on Ole Miss campus started

University leaders met with the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and the Institutions of Higher Learning to discuss the steps rules and regulations for removing the monument.

Antonelli College closing Mississippi campuses

Antonelli College confirmed on Thursday that they’re closing their Mississippi campuses.

Choctaw tribal member sentenced to 45 years in prison for beating man, burning body

33-year-old Jerome Steve will spend the next 45 years in prison after he pleaded guilty for his role in a man’s beating death.

Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Democrats, CNN

A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump.

2019 Hal’s St. Paddy’s Parade Route

Preparations are underway for the 2019 Hal’s St. Paddy’s Parade. The parade kicks off Saturday at 1 p.m., but there are events taking place all day Saturday.

Ridgeland HS names new principal, athletic director

Madison County Schools has announced the selection of a new principal and a new athletic director for Ridgeland High School.

Mississippi Weekend’s Ultimate Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in Jackson

St. Patrick’s Day might have been last weekend, but Jackson isn’t going to let that stop the party. It’s time to break out your green for one of the largest and most exciting weekends in the Capital City.

18-wheeler crashes into pick up truck, lands in ditch on Star Brandon Rd.

The two vehicles were traveling west on Star Brandon Road with the 18-wheeler following the pick up truck.

  Governor signs fetal heartbeat bill into law

The law will prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat

  Will Trump let up on McCain attacks? GOP senators hope so

A few GOP senators spoke out this week against a new round of Trump's complaints about the Arizona senator, who died in August of brain cancer . One Republican called the president's ongoing commentary "deplorable." Others, such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, pointedly used the word "her

  ‘You’re talking 1,000s’: Poisonous toads invade Florida community

Residents of Palm Beach Gardens have a massive outbreak on their hands. They expect the problem to grow in the coming weeks.

Tour bus driver stops to help woman after crash in Clinton

The driver pulled his empty bus over, and helped the driver of the car into his bus and called police.

DG infant cough syrup recalled, can cause vomiting and diarrhea

The syrup has the potential to be contaminated with Bacillus cereus/Bacillus circulans.

  After mosque attacks, New Zealand quickly bans assault weapons

The government is now working on a large-scale buy-back plan to encourage owners of the banned weapons to surrender them.

  “Fresh Start Act” seeks to help ex-felons gain employment

State Representative Mark Baker of Brandon introduced House Bill 1284 also known as the “Fresh Start Act” which aims to combat ex-felons returning to a life of crime.

  Two families have joined forces to keep guns out of the hands of convicted felons

Two families have joined forces to get guns out of the hands of convicted felons

Raymond man arrested after carjacking woman in Copiah Co.

Upon arrival, the female victim told deputies that a man forced her out the vehicle and sped off leaving the victim on the ground nearly running over her.

World Meteorological Organization retires storm names Florence and Michael

Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach on September 14, 2018 and became the costliest hurricane in North Carolina History.

  MDOT closing Highway 43 for bridge replacements

MDOT officials say they plan to close Highway 43 between Rankin and Madison counties at the end of May to make way for two bridge replacement projects.

  March Madness expected to boost sports betting profits at Mississippi casinos

With Mississippi becoming the fourth state in the country to offer legalized sports betting, the casinos are gearing up for a lot more foot traffic as people bet on their favorite teams.

  Lethal Libido: FDA warns the public of dangerous over-the-counter male enhancement pills

You see them on convenience store shelves with names like “Rhino” “Black Stallion” and “Libidomax” boasting some big claims, promising male enhancement and better results in the bedroom.

  Governor plans to sign fetal heartbeat bill despite threat of legal action

Nation's most restrictive abortion ban to be signed into law by Governor Phil Bryant on Thursday.

  National Kick Butts Day hopes to curb e-cigarette use among teens

Last year e-cigarette use among High Schoolers rose by 78 percent. This year the focus on national kick butt day is kicking Juul, the e-cigarette that has become popular among teens.

  FDA approves drug for postpartum depression treatment, but it comes at a hefty price

Zulresso is a drug that was approved by the FDA on Tuesday.

  Charges dropped against mother of drowned children

Are legal troubles behind 25-year-old Jenea Payne?

Jackson firefighter shoots at attempted robber; suspect still on the run

Jackson police are investigating the scene.

Woman accused of shooting boyfriend on Jackson street

JPD is working to verify her identity. Charges are pending.

Gulfport man ran unlicensed care facility, stole patients social security benefits

While director, he also ordered a staff member not to seek the medical care of a victim’s second and third degree burns.

  La. woman facing murder charge after admitting to giving her toddler drugs daily for several months

A mother is being charged with the murder of her 18-month-old child after toxicology results showed a “fatal range for an adult” of methadone and other drugs in the child’s system.

Donors wanted to help Mississippi Red Cross win up to $25,000 in grant money

The Red Cross has the opportunity to be awarded up to $1 million in available project-based grants to help fund its Sound the Alarm program and others for 2019.

  'Bill & Ted 3′ is a real thing! Excellent!

Bill S. Preston, Esq. (Alex Winters) and Ted “Theodore” Logan (Keanu Reeves) will be making another totally radical movie called “Bill & Ted Face the Music.” It’s slated for release in 2020.

  VIDEO: Chillin’ with Chokwe

In 3 minutes, get to know more than you ever thought you could know about Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba.

Former police officer charged with murder after shooting in Pike Co.

According to the Pike County Sheriff, Kenny Cotton, Gregory Robinson of Magnolia was charged with the murder of 52-year-old Renee Jones of Magnolia.

18-year-old found shot on Queensroad Ave. in Jackson

The victim's condition is unknown at this time.

  Mom throws kids from third story of building to save them from fire

Trapped inside on the burning third story was O'Sheana Harrison and her kids, all under the age of 3. Four Des Moines officers are being hailed as heroes for their efforts to save the family.

  Wednesday is the last supermoon of 2019, and actually it’s a super worm moon

It's the vernal equinox, a super worm moon - so much happening in the night skies on Wednesday.

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

It took the jury two hours to find the man guilty of multiple charges in the 2016 death of a 10-month-old girl.

  New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims

The first funerals came five days after a white supremacist methodically gunned down 50 worshippers at two mosques — a massacre that he broadcast live on Facebook.

  Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

The deal helps Disney further control TV shows and movies from start to finish - from creating the programs to distributing them though television channels, movie theaters and streaming services.

  Belhaven surveillance camera request approved

The new cameras will be added to a pair installed last month at the entrance of Peachtree Street and Riverside Drive, and Greymont and Fortification Streets.

Silver Alert cancelled for 55-year-old Columbus woman

If anyone has information regarding Deborah Harrell’s location, you are asked to call Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department at (662) 329-5720.

  School district pushing for local teacher pay raise while waiting on statewide raise

Holmes County Consolidated School District is planning to push a local teacher pay raise. Meanwhile, they're hoping the state legislature will also pass a raise to incentivize teachers to stay in the state.

Lawmakers pass bill requiring school shooter drills

The plan would require safety inspections and twice-yearly active shooter drills at public schools.

  Two Mississippi nonprofits receive $225,000 in grants

BancorpSouth Bank and Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas representatives were at the Jackson Revival Center Campground Tuesday to present $225,000 in grants.

Homeless 8-year-old refugee wins New York chess championship

The boy and his family have been living in a homeless shelter which only allowed him to practice chess on the floor.

  The truth behind claims wireless headphones cause cancer

Millions of Bluetooth headsets are sold each year, but a new report is sparking discussions on whether these headphones can cause cancer.

  VIDEO: SC teen thought to never talk again speaks for first time in nearly 2 years

Doctors didn’t think he’d live... and if he did by some chance survive, they didn’t think he’d ever walk or speak again. Now 21 months later, not only is Jackson walking on his own - he sounded out his first words since the 2017 crash.

  New college courses train teachers to help elementary students with autism

The courses, the only program of its kind in the country, are for teachers in elementary school.

Mississippi company awarded $18.2 million contract to manufacture Army, Air Force uniforms

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced the news on Tuesday.

Man charged with DUI in Raymond Road crash that killed mother of two

The 34-year-old male driver of the second vehicle fled the scene of the collision but has since been captured.

Five Greenville men arrested by FBI on federal gun charges

Five Greenville men were taken into custody by law enforcement on Tuesday, after being indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of felon in possession of a weapon.

Bill banning abortions when fetal heartbeat detected heads to Governor

Senate Bill 2116 provides an exemption for cases of medical emergencies.

Neshoba Co. police investigating bank robbery, school bomb threats

Choctaw Tribal Police had their hands full Wednesday, investigating a bank robbery and school bomb threats that happened around the same time.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.

Mother accused of allowing man to sexually assault 5-year-old for $400

Authorities arrested a 36-year-old Texas woman who has been accused of permitting a 62-year-old man to sexually assault her 5-year-old daughter for $400.

Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal, AP source says

If the terms of the contract are finalized as it stands, it would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history

Mississippi bank robbery suspect arrested in Memphis

The suspect accused of robbing a bank in Ellisville on Monday has been taken into custody in Memphis, TN, according to officials with the Jones County Sheriff’s Office.

List of 37 clergy members accused of sexual abuse released by Catholic Diocese of Jackson

None of these men are still in active ministry.