Ancestry site helps police solve cold case killing of pregnant teen

Investigators have arrested the victim’s then-boyfriend, who was allegedly abusive toward the pregnant teenager at the time of her disappearance.
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Navy veterans rescued after birthday canoe trip leaves them stranded

Rescuers found the two men, blocked by debris in a tributary, after 28 hours of weathering the elements.

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Man charged with aggravated assault after shooting 16-year-old

  Confrontation between former campaign staffer and Jackson mayoral candidate turns physical

JPD: Man with multiple gunshot wounds found dead in abandoned home

  Remembering the life and service of former Jackson City Councilman Frank Bluntson

  3 On Your Side Investigates: Rankin County’s Jane Doe cold case

It is a case that has baffled Rankin County law enforcement for more than 40 years.
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  Defense expert blames Floyd’s death on heart trouble, not Chauvin’s restraint

Chauvin attorney Eric Nelson is trying to prove that the 19-year Minneapolis police veteran did what he was trained to do and that Floyd died because of his illegal drug use and underlying health problems.

More underpass fences to stop homeless encampments going up in Northeast Jackson

Coronavirus not stopping the Neshoba County Fair this year

MDOC commissioner taps new superintendent for state’s largest prison

Federal legislation to help Jackson address water woes referred to Senate committee

Fire breaks out at abandoned home in Jackson

31 counties could qualify for disaster assistance following the Feb. winter storms, according to MEMA

  First Alert Forecast: rain, storms likely Wednesday, staying unsettled late week

2 Oxford men arrested for using a minor to sell sex

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  Chauvin trial expert blames George Floyd’s death on heart rhythm problem

Dr. David Fowler, a former chief medical examiner for the state of Maryland and now a member of a consulting firm, said the fentanyl and methamphetamine in Floyd’s system, and possible carbon monoxide poisoning from auto exhaust, were contributing factors.

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Mississippi parents call NY baseball tournament’s vaccine requirement a ‘complete scam’

  NCAA suggests states with transgender ban will not host championships

The NCAA Board of Governors is speaking out against recent legislation banning transgender athletes from participating in sports.

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Yazoo County woman sentenced to 20 years for stabbing father to death in 2019

Canton Public School District hosting job fair

Jackson division fire chief resigns after 23 years

Conservation groups sue Engineer Corps over Yazoo Pumps

Lt. governor visits Natchez, encourages city to ’stretch out’ relief funds headed to Miss.

Natchez will receive $3.3 million while Adams County will get $5.9 million.
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Photo texted to friend helps find hiker lost in Calif. woods

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said rescuers found the hiker on Tuesday after he spent a night alone in the wilderness.

Parents can schedule online COVID-19 appointments for 16 or 17-year-olds in Miss.

  Veteran, former law enforcement officer ‘troubled’ by Virginia police incident

  COVID-19 in Mississippi: 275 new cases reported Wed.

Manhunt underway after inmate escapes from Miss. jail, police say