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.

Seabee killed in shooting at Keesler housing identified

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

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.

Report: Toxic metal known to cause cancer found in jewelry sold at national retailers

A new report from the Associated Press and nonprofit Center for Environmental Health says some jewelry sold at big national retailers contains high levels of a toxic metal known to cause cancer.

Tropical Storm Michael hits North Carolina with floods and outages as it moves up East Coast

The death toll has risen to six people in Michael's path. Hundreds of thousands are without power in Alabama, Georgia and Florida as the storm makes its way up the East Coast.

Budget cuts put youth sports programs in peril in Yazoo City

Cuts made to the Yazoo City Parks and Recreation Department

Mississippi Red Cross staffs hurricane-ravaged areas

Mississippi Red Cross staffs hurricane-ravaged areas

Woman shot on Ridgeway St. and woman shot with two toddlers on Bailey Ave. could be sisters

27-year-old Nankedia Lowe has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault and a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Lowe surrendered herself to investigators Wednesday and is currently awaiting her initial court appearance.

Laurel man accused of inappropriate contact with teen

A Laurel man is charged with molestation after allegedly kissing and inappropriately touching a teenage girl.

Former 3 Doors Down bassist to serve ‘maximum penalty’ for what was found in his home

Former 3 Doors Down bassist Robert Todd Harrell was sentenced to serve 10 years in custody for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

JPD officers request investigation into promotions, reassignments

Six of the officers claim they were reassigned after they were involved in use-of-force cases and have not been allowed to return to active duty: Rakasha Adams, Desmond Barney, Roy Dickerson, Lincoln Lampley, Albert Taylor and Anthony Veasey.

AR inmates forced to wear Nike in mugshots, activist says

Civil rights activist Shaun King said a source told him the Nike shirts were done to mock Colin Kaepernick, who's at the center of a recent Nike ad.

TRAFFIC: Two accidents in the metro causing some major traffic jams

A disabled vehicle on I-55 NB is causing a traffic jam through the Waterworks curve. According to MDOT, the left lane is blocked. The back up extends through I-20 EB to Valley Street and I-20 WB to US 49.

WATCH: Jim Cantore nearly impaled live on The Weather Channel

Cantore, who is known for being up close and personal with dangerous storms, was in Panama City Beach, Florida reporting live when a 2X4 flies towards him.

Entergy crews head to Florida to help in Hurricane Michael response efforts

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