Good Samaritan recalls jumping from bridge to save 2-year-old after car crash

The fire chief says the good Samaritan put his own life on the line because of the height of the bridge and the shallow water below.
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NASA Mars helicopter heard humming through thin Martian air

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California released this first-ever audio Friday, just before Ingenuity was set to soar on its fifth test flight.


Analysis: COVID-19 vaccinations in Miss. plunge more than 60 percent over last five weeks

Child tax credits begin in July, IRS urging people with children to file returns ASAP

Spillway Fisherman Group thanks moms at Stewpot with 120 pounds of crappie

4 suspects arrested in connection to shooting of MPD officer, ATF agent

  Video shows Pearl police officers dropping off person in downtown Jackson

The person was dropped off in downtown Jackson.
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  China says most rocket debris burned up during reentry over Maldives

The roughly 30-meter (100-foot) -long stage is among the biggest space debris to fall to Earth.

Reeves touts Google’s economic impact on Magnolia State

Jackson Zoo reopens Sat. after being temporarily closed due to power outages

Veteran walking from Miss. to Minn. to bring awareness to veteran suicide

  College Board’s upcoming vacancies bring up questions about Governor’s appointment timeline

‘He was the best kid you could ever ask for.’ Mother of USM student who drowned remembers son

  ‘F’ rated Holmes County School District faces challenges at year’s end

Waveland man finds 18 tombstones in backyard, one dating back to 1800s

Distant jurors to hear Mississippi police killing trial

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Pastor, wife suffer gouged eyes, parts of their ears bitten off in Chicago attack

The suspect faces charges of attempted murder and aggravated battery. He is undergoing a psychiatric examination at a hospital.


Elko home run highlights Ole Miss win

JSU scores 19 runs in one inning

Bednar leads MSU to series win over South Carolina

Langeliers homers twice as M-Braves notch first win

USM’s Walker Powell throws 7-inning no-hitter Saturday afternoon

Senior University of Southern Mississippi pitcher Walker Powell struck out a career-high 12 batters in a 6-0 no-hitter vs. Middle Tennessee State University Saturday afternoon at Pete Taylor Park.


Mississippi marijuana proposal hits snag over public notice

Clinton schools celebrate ‘School Lunch Heroes’

Missing Child Alert issued for 4 Jackson children possibly accompanied by non-custodial mother

4th M-Bar suspect turns himself in to Hinds County sheriff deputies

  UMMC sees impact of $7.6M grant that places doctors in rural areas

The goal is to expose new medical students to primary care in medically underserved communities.
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  States scale back vaccine orders as interest in shots wanes

More than 150 million Americans — about 57% of the adult population — have received at least one dose of vaccine.

  Hotel cleaning crew finds woman dead, bloodied in Canton

Man arrested, charged after manhunt in Rankin Co.

  First Alert Forecast: Wrapping up the work week with sunshine...

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