Ashley Cozzolino is the WLBT/WDBD Content Manager. She grew up in Africa and helped launch the first Christian television station in the country of Malawi, in 2012. Shortly after that, she worked hard to earn her Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Mississippi College. She worked her way up in the WLBT newsroom from intern to Associate Producer to dayside Assignment Editor. In 2018 she was selected for Raycom Media's News Leadership Program. She works hard every day to make sure we accurately and efficiently disseminate the local news across multiple platforms.
One of those cars, which appeared to be an Expedition with two people inside, left the road and crashed into the living room of a home that wasn’t occupied. We have been told by witnesses that the two people inside that vehicle walked away unharmed.
An inmate has escaped from the Holmes Humphreys Correctional Facility in Lexington. 20 year old Michael Amos is considered armed and dangerous. In addition to burglary and aggravated assault charges, Amos is facing two counts of armed robbery and felony taking of a vehicle.
Hinds County Deputies, several volunteer fire departments including Crystal Springs and the Forestry Commission are responding to a large grass fire on Tank Road, west of Midway Road in Terry. According to MS Forestry Commission's Brighton Forester, crews on scene have told her that about 200 acres have burned so far. Two additional units from Forestry Commission are on their way now to help fight the fire. It is unknown at this time what may h...
The final person facing charges in an alleged kickback scheme involving Mississippi's former corrections commissioner is scheduled to plead guilty Tuesday. Insurance agent Guy "Butch" Evans will waive indictment and plead guilty to a separate charge that prosecutors had not yet filed as of Monday.
A 53 year old man was transported with injuries to a local hospital after he was stabbed in the 1400 block of Topp Avenue in Jackson Thursday morning. Jackson police said the incident resulted after a fight that broke out between two men.