Sheriff: Manhunt underway after two-year-old found dead in abandoned truck in Scott County

Scott County Sheriff Mike Lee said deputies are still searching for James Harrison, the children's father.

2 in 5 Americans live where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUs

Straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation’s intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates.
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1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

One winning ticket has been sold in the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot.

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‘I’m not getting it unless it’s mandated’: Why many African Americans distrust the COVID-19 vaccine

Police officer’s gun discharges during struggle in Lee County convenience store

Former college basketball player couldn’t let the game go, adopting the title ‘travel hooper’

Jackson pastor dies from COVID-19 complications

  Mayor Lumumba gives update on legislation to help with water bills

Jackson's mayor says legislation to give water customers some relief for high bills is back before lawmakers. He also discusses a $244,000 dollar contract with consultants to restructure the Public Works Department.
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2 injured after police car drives through crowd at race

A police car arrived, then drove through the crowd after people tried to block the vehicle, a witness said.

  Exclusive: Metrocenter Mall owner addresses allegations that she owes former associates $175K

  Belhaven University builds COVID-19 testing facility on campus

One injured in shooting at grocery store in Pascagoula, say police

  Several education proposals are pending for Mississippi

  Growth continues in downtown Jackson with more apartments on the way

Teen behind bars following shooting at Natchez apartment complex

  First Alert Forecast: More rain is on the way!

2 arrested after allegedly causing $20,000 worth of damage on Adams County property

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Nurse battling COVID-19 may have contracted virus between vaccine doses

In between doses, experts say the Pfizer vaccine is 50% effective. It takes at least two weeks after the second dose to receive the full benefit of 95% protection.

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REPORT: LSU set to interview Vikings DB coach Daronte Jones for DC job

Mississippi State comes up short in upset bid of Alabama

JSU men score road win in long-awaited return

Defense again wins for Ole Miss

Lady Braves come up short at Alabama State

The Alcorn State women’s basketball team went toe-to-toe with Alabama State

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Extras needed for movie filming in Clinton

‘Mayor Pete’ Buttigieg accepts invitation to tour Amtrak route on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Byers: Mississippi testing lab samples for new variant strain of COVID-19

State health officials work to tamp down anxiety over vaccine supply

Miss. senator shuns vaccine, encourages unapproved drug to treat COVID-19

Rep. Angela Burks Hill (R) introduced a bill using Hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19.
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  Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Ora Media, a company in which King was a cofounder, reported his death on his Twitter page Saturday morning.

Paramedics on the scene of 4-car pileup on Highway 80

Warren Co. woman found with bloody knife charged with child abuse

Two teens arrested in shooting death of Canton man

Bills would mandate uniform computer science education across the state