Madison mom upset after suspended child gets on campus

A Madison mom is concerned about the school district's procedures after a suspended student made it to school.

  Canton Christmas Festival lights up the night

Ninth HOA filed lawsuit against Ridgeway Lane over missing funds

Local organizations team up to provide free meals to Jackson youth during holiday break

  Ridgeland schools work together to help students displaced by weekend fires

  Simpson County man dies after wedding party; Newlyweds arrested

Ten kids placed in their forever homes on Adoption Day in Jackson County

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  Red Cross working to help victims of three weekend apartment fires

  Volunteers build playground for Boys & Girls Club of Central Mississippi

  Silver Alerts ramp up in the winter. How can you protect your loved ones?

  Residents brace for more cold and windy conditions sweeping across the state

Stewpot opening shelter doors to provide warmth during predicted cold front

  Putting up Christmas decorations early can make you a happier person, experts say

  Shelter for abused women now offers safe haven for clients’ pets, too

Victims of domestic abuse can now find safety for their pets as well.

WLBT and Miskelly Furniture kick off annual Season of Giving campaign

It’s another sign that the holidays are coming!

  Son of 46-year sheriff elected to sheriff’s post in Lafayette County

Voters chose Oxford Police Department Chief Joey East to serve now as Lafayette County Sheriff -- a job his father held for decades.

  WATCH: Mike Sands’ life, legacy honored with celebration at Miss. Sports Hall of Fame

A celebration of life was held for WDBD Fox40 news anchor Mike Sands on Wednesday at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.

Student arrested after bringing gun to school campus

  Beth Israel Early Learning Center to close its doors after 40 years

  Judge Tomie Green throws out petition to make Jackson follow Civil Service orders on sidelined cops

  JPS students lend a helping hand to other students in need

  Landowner, City of Clinton at odds over rundown property downtown

  FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers set to close in Lowndes and Warren Counties

Twenty-five current and former agents file lawsuit against Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics over experience pay

Twenty-five agents have brought a lawsuit against the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics asking for backpay allowed them by Senate Bill 2500.

  Jackson homicide victim’s best friend says he knows who the killer is

Dontavius Cooper was killed early Thursday morning. His best friend says he thinks he knows who the killer is.

  ‘To know him is to absolutely love him’: WLBT and Fox 40 News pays tribute to beloved anchor Mike Sands

To know him was to absolutely love him.

  Mississippi Braves future hopefully secure at Trustmark Park

Could talks to do away with some minor league teams affect the M-Braves?

  Recovery begins after wild weekend weather sweeps across Central Mississippi

Clean up continues after wild weekend weather knocked out power to thousands of homes and left damage and destruction across parts of Central Mississippi

  Many attend unveiling of new Natchez monument commemorating The Parchman Ordeal

The monument is called “Proud to Take a Stand.”

Salvation Army Angel Tree registration begins

The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree kickoff event will be Friday, November 15.

  Mississippi firefighters push themselves to the limit to attain elite Smoke Diver designation

Smoke Divers are the elite firefighters in much the same way that Special Forces are the elite military.

  Rural responders prepared for severe weather system in Lincoln County

Firefighters plan ahead for severe weather in the system that was expected to come through Mississippi today.

  Volunteer firefighter shortage not only affects safety, it may also impact your wallet

Volunteer firefighter participation is waning all over the state and in some places, it has a direct effect on your insurance bill.

  Lincoln County specialty tea farm finds niche for their product worldwide

Like any other real success, the Great Mississippi Tea Company has a great story!

  $50 million Madison development to include shops, restaurants and homes

The 18-acre space will feature offices, shops, restaurants and single family homes.

Northpark to host Fortnite tournament; Winner takes home $300 Gamestop gift card

Entry for the tournament is $20 and is limited to 100 players.

  19 JPS teachers awarded scholarships to pursue national board certification

This scholarships provides money for recipients to begin their national board journey.

Back the Blue event honors wounded Deputy Brad Sullivan

Deputy Brad Sullivan has recieved support from all over the State

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

Que is high heart worm positive and had never known the comfort of air conditioning or a soft bed until now.

Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Chief of Staff resigns under pressure

A top official at MBN was told to resign or she would be fired, and WLBT obtained her resignation letter.

Canton Flea Market opens today on historic downtown square

The popular arts and crafts show has all kinds of unique items and food.

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

The tax will only affect those who visit the city and use the accommodations.

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

Monticello residents try to salvage their favorite ballpark.

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

With the heavy traffic and workers present, MDOT is encouraging motorists to make safety a top priority.

Mississippi Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service happening today

The event starts at 10:00 a.m. on the campus of the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Pearl.

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

K-9 Wannes won't have to worry about any of his bills for the rest of his life after being selected by Project K-9 Hero.

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

Johnis Antonia Rushing was visiting the popular safari in Brandon with her mom and her 1-year-old son Kylen, Jr.

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

Tony Farese tells us what we're waiting on in the Brandon Theesfeld case.

North American Midway to hire temporary fair ground workers today

According to the Mississippi State Fairgrounds Facebook page, this will happen at the Purple and Yellow Tent on the Southeast Corner of the Fairgrounds.

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

The animals will continue to be cared for by the same crew that has them now, but under the city’s oversight.

  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

The hurricane relief effort will take place Monday from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

  Early tech training: Some kids could bypass college

Some worry early tech training could encourage students to skip college, but some educators say that doesn't have to be the case. Even if it is, it doesn't have to be a bad thing.

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

20-year-old Chandler Ross was recently diagnosed with Osteosarcoma. A scan showed that he had several spots on his lungs.

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

Today’s Park(ing) Day event will go from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m and take place on Capitol and Congress Streets, extending to Smith Park. Vendors, food, music, and games will be featured.

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

Veteran officer Dave McCarley is suing the Pearl Police Department to get his job back.

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

The Jackson Zoo is set to change hands October 1.

  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.