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Recent Articles by Justin
Mayor of Madison requires all citizens to wear masks beginning July 13
Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler issued a statement informing her constituents of the new expectations.
Published July 10, 2020 at 3:08 PM
Local juice bar closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19
Mama's Nature Bar is located 2807 Old Canton Road in Jackson.
Published July 10, 2020 at 1:02 PM
Oprah responds to Instagram follower asking for aid in Miss.
An Instagram user commented below the video asking, “No offense Oprah but citizens in MS need some help ma’am. Can you send some aid or something?”
Published July 10, 2020 at 11:51 AM
State Representative Kenneth Walker tests positive for COVID-19
It was revealed on July 5 that members of the Mississippi Legislature were exposed to the virus after several House members tested positive.
Published July 10, 2020 at 7:06 AM
President Donald Trump approves Miss. Disaster Declaration
On Friday, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster existed in the State of Mississippi from April 22 to April 23, 2020.
Published July 10, 2020 at 6:32 AM
Miss. Supreme Court temporarily appoints special judge for Hinds Co. Court
Attorney Carlyn Hicks has been appointed as the special judge.
Published July 9, 2020 at 2:28 PM
One suspect arrested, another suspect wanted for auto burglaries in Brandon
The Brandon Police Department has arrested and charged a suspect in connection with a series of auto burglaries in Brandon.
Published July 9, 2020 at 12:28 PM
Some of Mississippi’s biggest hospitals are running out of beds, health experts warn
Mississippi’s top state health officials discussed the severity of COVID-19 in the state at the University of Mississippi Medical Center on Thursday morning.
Published July 9, 2020 at 11:24 AM
Jackson Mayor wants to reclaim the city’s name
This decision comes after the city council approved Lumumba’s request to relocate Andrew Jackson’s statue from City Hall.
Published July 8, 2020 at 2:04 PM
Miss. Secretary of State cannot punish Election Commissioners over derogatory comments
Michael Watson says his office has received multiple reports regarding the online behavior of Election Commissioners across the state.
Published July 8, 2020 at 12:34 PM
DPS: Masks to become mandatory on July 13 at all driver license offices
In order to limit exposure, customers can take advantage of the online services by visiting www.dps.ms.gov.
Published July 8, 2020 at 11:47 AM
Suspect arrested, charged with felony auto burglary in Clinton
According to police, they received multiple reports of auto burglaries at the Cascades Subdivision on June 20, 2020.
Published July 8, 2020 at 11:25 AM
Man arrested, charged with armed robbery in Jackson
The incident happened at a convenience store on Friday, June 26, in the 900 block of Cooper Rd.
Published July 8, 2020 at 10:58 AM
JPD: Woman arrested, accused of shooting her boyfriend
The incident happened just after 2:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Claiborne Avenue.
Published July 8, 2020 at 9:14 AM
JPD: Three suspects charged with capital murder in death of juvenile
The incident happened Tuesday night in the 100 block of Truman Place.
Published July 8, 2020 at 6:34 AM
Parchman escapee Arthur Lestrick captured in Nashville
Lestrick is serving a life sentence for capital murder in Copiah County.
Published July 7, 2020 at 2:37 PM
Suspect identified in deadly bar shooting in Jackson
The incident happened at M-Bar Sports Grill on Ridgewood Ct. early Saturday morning.
Published July 4, 2020 at 10:43 AM
Greenville officer terminated for excessive force
The announcement was made by Greenville Mayor Erick Simmons and Greenville Police Chief Delando Wilson.
Published July 3, 2020 at 2:24 PM
‘Armed and dangerous’ man wanted in Copiah Co.
The suspect is 23-year-old Martezzrien Welch.
Published July 3, 2020 at 9:41 AM
Man wanted for stealing ATV in Copiah Co.
The truck was being driven by Brandon Jaiye Bates at the time of the burglary.
Published July 3, 2020 at 9:09 AM
Jackson restaurant closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19
The restaurant owner, Cesar Torres, says he learned of the employee’s test results on Thursday morning.
Published July 3, 2020 at 8:37 AM
Scott Co. couple arrested, charged with child abuse
The parents have been identified as Jardaiza Kincaid and Cameron Davis both of Morton, MS.
Published July 2, 2020 at 1:57 PM
Ole Miss releases “Campus Ready” plan for fall 2020
The University of Mississippi has released its official “Campus Ready” plan for the fall 2020 semester.
Published July 2, 2020 at 1:37 PM
ACLU of Miss. names former State Rep. as Executive Director
Former State Representative Jarvis Dortch announced his resignation from the Mississippi Legislature on Thursday morning.
Published July 2, 2020 at 10:27 AM
Entergy reports power outage on Northside Drive and Lampton Avenue
Roughly around 297 customers have been affected.
Published July 2, 2020 at 7:11 AM
Congressman Bennie Thompson announces over $3M awarded to local airports
The grant funds were awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration.
Published July 1, 2020 at 11:43 AM
Rollover crash on I-55 near High Street Exit
Delays are expected to last for an hour.
Published July 1, 2020 at 10:12 AM
JPD: 13-year-old arrested, charged with armed robbery and auto theft
The 13-year-old turned himself into authorities on Tuesday.
Published July 1, 2020 at 9:07 AM
Brookhaven police search for man accused of stealing vehicle from Walmart
If you have any information, please contact the Brookhaven Police Department at (601)833-2424.
Published July 1, 2020 at 7:44 AM
MDOC to limit office vistitations in July
The Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) will be limiting office visits in July for individuals on probation, parole, house arrest, or other forms of community supervision.
Published July 1, 2020 at 6:51 AM
37-year-old Port Clinton war vet dies from COVID-19 complications on Fourth of July
City of Jackson summer movie event respects COVID-19 guidelines
Local hospitals are concerned not just about capacity but also staffing
Courtney Ann Jackson
Kroger cashiers to stop giving customers coin change
‘Let the people vote’: Campaign now underway for state flag ballot referendum