Local rescue dog has maternity shoot after saved from life in small cage

Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Chief of Staff resigns under pressure

Canton Flea Market opens today on historic downtown square

  New hotel tax in Flowood to aid in building $50 million conference center

  Monticello attorney gets videographer to build hype video to save local ballfield

  'It’s going to have a heavy impact on traffic’: Stretch of I-20 to close for construction

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Mississippi Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service happening today

  Rankin County’s hero K-9 retires in style thanks to national nonprofit for working dogs

  HILARIOUS VIDEO: Camel chows down on Jackson woman’s hair at Brandon safari

  Brandon Theesfeld’s attorney talks about what’s next after ‘not guilty’ plea

North American Midway to hire temporary fair ground workers today

  Jackson Zoo closes gates for at least 2 to 3 months, city officials say

  2019 is Mississippi’s 2nd largest alligator haul; officials say hunters are getting better

The Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks tell us that there is no danger to the population of alligators after a big gator hunting season.

  Jackson Prep and Hartfield Academy softball ‘Play Unified’ for Special Olympics Mississippi

A unified champion softball showdown took place at Jackson Prep Tuesday night.

  MBI investigator details events leading up to arrest of accused shooter of Madison County deputy

Man accused of shooting wounded deputy in the head denied bond.

  Celebrities, law enforcement from around the country send injured Madison deputy well-wishes

Deputy Brad Sullivan has a prayer army that spans the United States and sports some big names.

JSU students collecting supplies to help Hurricane Dorian victims in Bahamas

  Early tech training: Some kids could bypass college

  Truckers line Hwy to show support for Rolling Fork man with rare form of cancer

City of Jackson hosts 2nd annual Park(ing) Day celebration downtown

  Hero police officer sues City of Pearl to get his job back

  Zoo set to change hands Oct. 1, but questions about licensure remain

  Volunteers and relief supplies needed to help backwater flood victims

Warren County’s emergency management and nonprofit organizations are working together to help folks affected by the historic backwater flooding.

MDWFP offering 35 chronic wasting disease testing sites as deer season starts

When depositing a sample, hunters will be given a unique identification number so they can check their sample results online.

  Zach’s M&Ms melt your heart, not in your hands

Zachary Johnston's first costume of the Homecoming week got laughed at by a few of his classmates. He was having a hard time getting up the courage to wear another costume, but then his friends came through for him.

Miss. soldier returns early from deployment, surprises son at school

Friday the 13th turned out to be one Hattiesburg 7th grader’s lucky day.

Annual Pearl River Clean Sweep scheduled for Sept. 21

The 2019 Pearl River Clean Sweep is scheduled for Saturday, September 21.

  Nonprofit in Jackson helps empower and educate hundreds of students and their families

For more than 50 years, Operation Shoestring has been providing year-round academic, social and emotional support for kids that need it the most in Jackson.

Greenbrook Flowers celebrates Good Neighbor Day with free flowers

Good Neighbor Day is a simple thought: Receive one dozen roses for free, keep one rose for yourself and give eleven roses away to eleven different people in friendship and love.

18 YEARS LATER: Events remembering 9/11 across metro

Wednesday marks 18 years since Al Qaeda militants hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Nearly 3,000 were killed in this heinous attack.

Blood drive happening today for Madison Co. deputy shot in head

According to the Madison Police Department, the drive will be at the former Tulane Madison campus at the corner of Hwy 51 and Main Street from 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

  Country Club development moves forward

Site preparation is now underway for what will be the cornerstone of the new development on the old Colonial Country Club property.

Marshall County packing meals for malnourished children for a second year

In partnership with the University of Mississippi, the privately-operated prison is again hosting a MobilePack event for the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) network.

Reservoir PD raises thin blue line flag over spillway to remind community to pray for Madison Co. Deputy Brad Sullivan

A thin blue line flag was hoisted Monday in honor of Deputy Sullivan over the spillway and it will remain flying until he leaves the hospital.

Cheerleader with Down Syndrome inspires Biloxi Junior High students

At Biloxi Junior High, one cheerleader is also inspiring her school and community.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Man traveling on “Mowing with Cops” tour stops in Madison

He is on a campaign called “Mowing with Cops” and is inviting police in different cities to mow lawns with him.

  Rankin County interdiction team hunts more than just drugs

A little-known fact about them is that they have also caught murderers, kidnappers, human traffickers, and many other categories of criminals.

Salvation Army in need of warehouse space for Angel Tree program

The space they previously used to store and sort toys is not available and they have been unable to find another location.

  City of Vicksburg cracks down on derelict properties

The City of Vicksburg is waging a battle against neighborhood blight.

Alleged gang convention still going strong in Hattiesburg

The gathering has been going on in Hattiesburg for 17 years.

  HAPPY FRIDAY: Members of Jackson homeless shelter bust a move

Director, Christy Burnett said they had everyone in the center laughing. “The smallest things from the most unlikely place can bring the greatest joy to people”

  Mayor Lumumba provides update on Jackson’s real-time crime center

In a 3 On Your Side exclusive, Mayor Lumumba explains issues his administration is dealing with to get a real-time crime center up and running in the City of Jackson.

Pregnancy support group coming to Hinds County

Those who successfully complete the program will receive a free crib and car seat.

’Batman and Robyn': Efforts to bring Waffle House to Oxford moving in the right direction

If a Waffle House ends up happening in Oxford, you can thank "Batman and Robyn."

  Petal Police Chief: Lives ‘absolutely’ saved as a result of keen eyes at WalMart

Police say it's possible that lives were saved this weekend when a man was arrested with guns, ammunition and a strange interest in the Petal Walmart.

Forest city pound and rescue group desperately working to get dogs adopted before they are euthanized

To donate to the vet bills for these dogs, please call Dr. Walker at the Forest Animal Hospital; 601-469-4362. You can donate by telling them you want to donate to the “Forest pound puppies”.

  Construction at the Capitol won’t interfere with MS Book Festival

Construction at the Capitol won't interfere with the MS Book Festival

City of Ridgeland to break ground on new City Hall

The building is 30,000 square feet and is the first building that will be a part of the New City Center on the corner of Hwy 51 and School St.

Vicksburg’s newest park to be dedicated Thursday

This will take place at the corner of Washington and Grove Street.

MCEC Families First for Mississippi hosting food drive

The “Fill the Pantry” food drive runs through August. You can drop them off at their center at 750 N. State Street in Jackson.

Brandon police investigating death of 5-month-old child

The situation occurred some time before 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

Families react after hundreds seized in Miss. raids

After ICE raids resulted in 680 people detained, hundreds of families in Mississippi were left wondering where their loved ones are.

Evolving faith and the push for LGBT inclusion inside the church

A growing number of Christians are warming to the acceptance of homosexuality, but, as evident by the infighting in the Methodist church, this is not a settled issue.

Jackson chef to compete in Louisiana Seafood Cook-off

Chef Hunter Evans of Lou’s Full-Serv in Jackson, will plate-up against 15 other chefs from around the country (and Guam) to compete for the title of ‘King or Queen of American Seafood’ in the 12th Annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-off.

  Clinton police arrest 23 in city’s first ever human trafficking operation

Clinton Police and the Hinds County Sheriff's Department arrested 23 in a human trafficking operation last week.

Jackson receives AARP Community Challenge Grant

The international effort was launched in 2006 to help cities prepare for the growth of the older adult population.

  Community members host Building Bridges B-B-Q for the homeless

"Sometime's the less fortunate can feel like they have been forgotten.. and today is all about reminding them that they are not forgotten."

  Brandon “Da Garbage Disposal” Clark takes down 8 lbs 9 oz Big Rhonda Challenge at Dave’s BBB

If you think you have the chops to undertake this massive meal, head to Dave’s BBB in Jackson. You could get your very own t-shirt and picture on the wall.

Remaining Pelahatchie Bay ramps reopen Friday at Barnett Reservoir

The board was acting on the recommendations of partners of the giant salvinia task force formed to battle the invasive plant found in the Bay in the summer of 2018.

  Swimming lessons offered in Jackson to help reduce drowning risks

Drowning is the fifth leading cause of unintentional death in the United States, but an inner-city swimming program is now working to reduce those risks.

  An Inspiration to All: 15-year-old Coco Gauff is inspiring young athletes in the metro

The world was introduced to Coco Gauff during Wimbledon, and now the young tennis phenom is inspiring young athletes around the globe.

  Champion Hill Battlefield added to Vicksburg National Military Park

A Civil War battle site in Hinds County, which was the site of a pivotal campaign for Vicksburg, is now a part of the National Park system.

Got a traffic citation in Clinton? Pay for it with school supplies

Drivers with traffic-related offenses through the Clinton Police Department will have the option to purchase school supplies in lieu of paying traffic tickets during the month of July.

  Habitat for Humanity plans to rehab homes in the Broadmoor subdivision

Habitat for Humanity plans to rehabilitate homes in the Broadmoor subdivision.

Today is Salvation Army’s Do Good Day

A phone bank has been set up since late Wednesday night, and volunteers are taking shifts to take your donations, because the giving spirit slows down a little bit during the summer.

Tradition-steeped Neshoba County Fair coming next month

It was first organized in 1889 and has evolved into a week-long live-in house party with more than 600 permanent, individually-owned cabins that range from basic to luxurious.

Hinds County road closed due to construction

The road will be closed in both directions starting today (June 24) at 7a.m. through Wednesday, July 24 at 5p.m.

Benefit basketball game happening Saturday in Jackson

The game will start at 6:00 p.m. with the ladies tip off, then it will be followed by a men’s game.

  Death of Kendrell Miller caps off violent few days in Ridgeland

Kendrell Miller set off for a basketball game with his friends Tuesday night. And he never came home.

High Heaven trampoline park re-opening event

High Heaven is changing its name to Defy:Jackson

MS Blood Services holds blood drive for World Sickle Cell Day

This is the 10th Anniversary of World Sickle Cell Day.

  Dog found chained to scooter, set out with trash

At around midnight on Monday morning, local animal rescue organization, Cheshire Abbey, was contacted about a dog that was chained up to a razor scooter and set out along side some trash in front of a home on Fairview Street. According to Executive Director Chrissy Cheshire, a woman saw the pup chai

34th Mississippi Championship Hot Air Balloon Race

This will be the 34th year for the Mississippi Championship Hot Air Balloon Race.

SPLC challenges law under state Charter School act

The Southern Poverty Law Center sued the state back in 2016 on behalf of a group of Jackson Public School parents and students.

  Fans hit by foul balls lead to talks of extended nets

Multiple fans have been hit by foul balls around the country in recent weeks. Could extending the net improve safety for baseball fans?

  New lifestyle development begins in Flowood

Waterpointe development in Flowood offers lifestyle living.

  Jackson City Council declares city the birthplace of Southern Soul music

Music industry insiders say if the city doesn’t claim the designation, others will do so and benefit economically

First Youth Citizens’ Police Academy of 2019 begins today

The academy is sponsored by the Jackson Police Department in conjunction with the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office and Jackson Public Schools Campus Enforcement.

  WLBT to air national anthem daily

We hope you will enjoy this daily tribute to America.

Pearl schools offer free summer meals

The Pearl Public School District kicked off their summer feeding program on Monday, May 28th.