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Jackson sees its 45th homicide of 2021 after man found dead near Winter Street
According to officials, a man was shot multiple times near Winter Street and Rosemont Avenue around 6 p.m.
Published April 16, 2021 at 9:39 PM
Hinds Co. Board launches emergency rental aid program for those impacted by pandemic
The program is fully funded by a $7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Treasury.
Published April 16, 2021 at 6:13 PM
Flash flood emergency issued after dam break in Stone County
A flash flood emergency has been issued by NWS after a dam break in Stone County.
Published April 16, 2021 at 4:03 PM
3 found dead in home on Pinebrook Dr.
Three people were found dead inside a home Friday afternoon.
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Published April 16, 2021 at 2:03 PM
Budweiser is offering free beer for COVID-19 vaccine recipients
Anheuser-Busch announced “A Beer on Bud,” offering COVID-19 vaccine recipients over the age of 21 a free round of beer.
Published April 16, 2021 at 11:32 AM
COVID-19 in Mississippi: 292 new cases reported Sat.
The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi continues to rise.
Published April 16, 2021 at 9:24 AM
Jim Hill cheer squad brings home the gold in national cheerleading championship
A cheer team in the Jackson Public School District brought home the gold over their Spring Break holiday!
Published April 15, 2021 at 10:44 PM
Vicksburg man arrested after allegedly shooting man in the leg
A man has been charged with aggravated assault after allegedly shooting another man in the leg.
Published April 15, 2021 at 9:18 PM
Consider This: Jackson State Stadium
The state of Mississippi has a very valuable piece of property right in the middle of the Jackson medical corridor.
Published April 15, 2021 at 7:16 PM
Two Miss. colleges, one university gets ‘Retool Your School’ grant from Home Depot
Jackson State University, Tougaloo College, and Coahoma Community college will receive the grant.
Published April 15, 2021 at 11:37 AM
Man charged with aggravated assault after shooting 16-year-old
A man has been charged with aggravated assault after he said he accidentally shot a teen girl.
Published April 14, 2021 at 8:27 PM
JPD: Man with multiple gunshot wounds found dead in abandoned home
The Jackson Police Department is investigating a Wednesday shooting.
Published April 14, 2021 at 7:45 PM
Coronavirus not stopping the Neshoba County Fair this year
Mississippi’s Giant House Party is returning July 23-30 after the coronavirus put a hold on last year’s event.
Published April 14, 2021 at 4:55 PM
2 Oxford men arrested for using a minor to sell sex
Both men were charged with procuring sexual servitude of a minor.
Published April 14, 2021 at 2:41 PM
Canton Public School District hosting job fair
The fair will be at Goodloe Porter Elementary School, located at 551 Finney Road in Canton.
Published April 14, 2021 at 1:34 PM
Jackson division fire chief resigns after 23 years
Division Fire Chief and Public Information Officer Cleotha Sanders made the announcement Wednesday.
Published April 14, 2021 at 1:27 PM
CORRECTION: COVID death in Miss. was not vaccine-related
[This article is correcting a previous error by WLBT.]
Published April 13, 2021 at 4:15 PM
Latest baseball coaches poll ranks Mississippi teams in top 6
The poll is conducted weekly throughout the regular season using a panel of 31 head coaches at Division I schools.
Published April 13, 2021 at 11:40 AM
Deputies will patrol neighborhoods to curb golf carts on streets, Madison Co. sheriff says
Sheriff Tucker says the only people who should be driving them are those with a permit.
Published April 13, 2021 at 11:19 AM
Two children shot after man opens fire on car
Police say the incident happened on Meadowmont Drive in the area of I-220 and Robinson Road.
Published April 13, 2021 at 9:15 AM
JSU student advances to top 12 on American Idol
The university is asking everyone to help Goncalves win the singing competition by voting for him.
Published April 13, 2021 at 8:16 AM
Mississippi receives D+ in White House’s infrastructure report
The White House says Mississippi and Alabama’s current infrastructures are poor.
Published April 12, 2021 at 5:58 PM
Man arrested after being found in Mississippi school’s field house
After checking on the building, the deputy found 28-year-old Patrick Alexander going through the cabinets inside.
Published April 12, 2021 at 5:38 PM
MBN warns of counterfeit meds after recent overdoses
The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics says they’ve seen an increase in the number of overdoses in the last 45 days.
Published April 12, 2021 at 8:06 AM
Reeves ‘deeply saddened’ by death of Jefferson Davis Co. deputy killed in crash
Deputy Pat Barnes, 49, was traveling to Prentiss when his vehicle went off Highway 42 and hit a tree, WDAM reports.
Published April 12, 2021 at 7:42 AM
Drinking water giveaway slated for Sunday
Giveaway to continue until supplies run out.
Published April 11, 2021 at 1:08 PM
Damage reported in Central Miss. as storms bring rain and tornadoes
Damage has been reported and tornadoes have been spotted as severe storms traveled through Central Mississippi Friday evening.
Published April 9, 2021 at 11:45 PM
JPD nabs two men for kidnapping couple
Jason Fisher, 22, and Hardale Jernigan, 23, held a man and woman against their will inside a vehicle, JPD says.
Published April 9, 2021 at 12:47 PM
High Court won’t interfere with Miss. school disparity lawsuit
A district court judge dismissed the lawsuit in 2019, but an appeals court revived it last year.
Published April 9, 2021 at 8:32 AM
Consider This: Changes Coming To Mississippi
With political gridlock getting so much attention, it’s nice to see our state leaders working together to pass some commonsense legislation.
Published April 8, 2021 at 8:22 PM
1-on-1 with Santee Marshall
Some City Leaders In Jackson Believe Heavier Law Enforcement Presence Is One Way To Combat On-Going Crime Issues
Allen’s triple puts MSU over Ole Miss
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Galatas, JSU bats complete sweep of Alcorn
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