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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.

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.

Mississippi imposes new tax on hybrid, electric vehicles

Owners of hybrid and electric vehicles in Mississippi received a notice from the state Department of Revenue informing them of the new annual tax on their vehicles.

Bad gas at Shell on Ridgewood Road breaks down cars

Bad gas breaks down cars at Ridgewood Shell

Mississippi Attorney General warns against e-cigarette use among teens

Attorney General Jim Hood warns parents about the marketing practices of e-cigarettes that are targeting teens.

Taking Back Our Streets: Abandoned home creates vermin problem

WLBT news got a call from a viewer about abandoned property next to hers that is causing major problems, including health hazards.

Jackson family without set of wheels thanks to massive pothole

Clinton Alexander says he was driving Sunday night in the rain, when he suddenly struck a large pothole on Northside Drive near the I-55 Frontage Road.

Exclusive: Timeline for Jackson’s parking meter overhaul revealed

By the end of next year, Jackson city leaders hope a new transportation system encouraging pedestrian-friendly spaces, bike paths and modern parking meters will draw more people into the Capital City.

Heinz announces new ‘Mayochup’

The company has announced that a new flavor, called ‘Mayochup’, will be coming to shelves soon.

‘All 4 Children’ consignment event held at Mississippi Trade Mart

Tenth annual 'All 4 Children' Consignment Event held at Mississippi Trademart

3 On Your Side Special Report: In the Heat of the Moment

What if fire breaks out at YOUR home? You and your family will have less than three minutes to get out. One step can save crucial minutes in the heat of the moment: having a plan mapped out, to get out.

Red Brick Roads Festival wraps 2-day run in Clinton

People from all over the Jackson metro area converged on Clinton this weekend for a music festival organizers say is only getting bigger.

Digital Defense: Putting personal safety apps to the test

The apps we tested are all free, and they're all designed to protect you when you need help, without opening a contact list.