Mississippi offering $25,000 to help pay for field trips

Students in the Biloxi, Jackson and Sunflower County districts are admitted free thanks to an endowment established by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

JPD: Male believed to have been shot from suspect riding in dark colored sedan

Man arrested in connection to murdered mother, infant son whose bodies were found after reported fire

2019 Sanderson Farms championship announces Final Field

  Silver Alert: Search continues for missing Bolton man

Dogs competing for Best in Show in Jackson

  Military dad surprises kids at Clinton High School after returning from long deployment

Continued Coverage

New photos released of murdered mother and infant whose bodies were found after a reported house fire

Accused Southaven Walmart shooter appears in court for the first time

Defendant to Hancock Co. murder victim’s family: “I was smoking crack and drinking. I am sorry.”

Rare whale found with shark bite marks now recovering at IMMS

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

Study says low marriage rate related to lack of ‘economically attractive’ men

Report: Pair tortured human trafficking victim in front of children at Pineville, N.C. hotels

The report states that workers at both hotels had undergone training on how to spot the warning signs of human trafficking, and that the training played a role in rescuing the victim and her children.

  Facebook post alarms some Rankin Co. residents as Census workers canvass neighborhoods

Census workers canvassing neighborhoods alarm some residents

  Two Texas men arrested after caught attaching skimming device to pump at Madison gas station

According to Captain Kervin Newman with Madison police, on Friday around 3:10 a.m. a Madison police officer was on patrol when he saw a man acting suspiciously at the Exxon Fuel Station on Highway 51 that was closed for the night.

SCSO: Deaths of woman and infant son investigated as homicides

A family friend confirms Heather Cook, 32, and 4-month-old Bentley Cook were found dead after a house fire in southeast Shelby County Friday.

William Carey University and Millsaps College form teacher preparation partnership

Clinton High School student ‘dealt with accordingly’ for waving Confederate flag during patriotic themed pep rally

23-year-old shot to death at his home in McComb; police searching for persons of interest

Driver taken to hospital after crash with log truck in Vicksburg

2 Ohio day care workers arrested for watching ‘extreme bullying’ of 5-year-old girl

Woman sues S.C. nail salon after she set her hands on fire while smoking

  Jackson police searching for man who stole welding equipment from business

If you recognize this man or the car he’s in, call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).

  Canton Public School District 12-year-old celebrated for scoring 27 on ACT

The Canton Public School District is saluting a 12-year-old student for an outstanding achievement.

GOP lawmaker criticized over AR-15 gun tweet about Beto O’Rourke

Beto O'Rourke has made gun control his signature issue in the aftermath of a mass shooting last month in his hometown of El Paso.

First Alert Forecast: late summer heat wave continues

Summery heat and humidity continue to hold over the region, even as the season nears a close.

Singer Eddie Money dies of esophageal cancer at 70

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney recently had learned that his cancer had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

Vandals strike Miss. cemetery; police looking for culprits

A place meant for reflection and peace was turned into a scene of destruction when vandals went to work on nearly a dozen graves at a cemetery in Laurel.

Brandon man pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

34-year-old Joshua Daniel Barrett plead guilty Thursday to a bill of information to one count of child exploitation.

Suspect arrested after man assaulted, shot on Royal St. in Jackson

According to Jackson police, a man was shot around 1:00 a.m. on Royal Street.

Brookhaven police working to identify business burglar

On September 12, at 2:50 a.m., an unknown individual broke into Angel’s Attic in Brookhaven, causing damage to the property and taking cash.

Accused Southaven Walmart shooter expected in court Friday

The man charged with killing two Walmart employees in Southaven is due back in a Shelby County court Friday.

  Prayer vigil held for wounded Madison County deputy

Sullivan is still in the hospital. He was listed in critical but stable condition from last week’s shootout with a suspect.

  Lt. Governor candidates square off in debate

Lt. Governor candidates Jay Hughes and Delbert Hosemann square off in a debate.

  Jackson city leaders approve tight budget, operating with nearly $78 million less than last year

City leaders approve tight budget, operating with less than last year

  Jackson police officers still on the desk more than a month after order to return to duty

Four Jackson Police Officers are still working desk duties a month after the Civil Service Commission told the city to return them to full duties. Their attorneys say that's not legal.

Rare birth: Couple welcomes 9 lb. 11 oz. baby on 9/11 at 9:11

Cametrione and Justin Brown welcomed their 9 pound 11 ounce baby at a Tennessee hospital on 9/11 at 9:11.

Neshoba Co. man charged after being caught with trafficked child from Ga.

During an interview with the child it was discovered that she was a victim of commercial sexual exploitation and was in an inappropriate relationship with the 32-year-old adult male driver.

  Consider This: Safety on the Water

If an accident happens, the chances of surviving are much, much better for the person who is wearing a life jacket

First responders extract driver after truck flipped on I-55 N in Madison

A truck flipped and hit a guard rail. We are unsure how bad the injuries are right now.

  Missing child’s caretaker charged with capital murder after body found in basement of Meridian home

Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler confirmed on Wednesday that a small body has been located inside of a trash bag at a home.

Ridgeland police need help identifying suspect who broke into business

He stole a cash drawer and some merchandise.

  First Alert Forecast: late summer heat wave continues

Summer heat wave continues to hold its own bringing more middle and upper 90s through the end of the work week - eyes looking toward the Atlantic once again.

Annual Pearl River Clean Sweep scheduled for Sept. 21

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

‘BYOB’ to Popeyes so you can make your own chicken sandwich

Popeyes knows you’re still sad about the spicy chicken sandwich being off the menu but the fast food chain has a quick fix to ease those cravings.

Jackson police investigating break-in at Dollar General

According to police, just before 3:30 a.m. the burglary alarm was activated.

Cement truck overturned on I-55 near Gluckstadt exit

It is causing major delays. The inside northbound lane is closed right now.

  3 On Your Side Investigates: Preferential Treatment

Two central Mississippi hospitals spend millions each year to keep from having to treat the Magnolia State’s most critical trauma patients, 3 On Your Side and Mississippi Today have learned as part of an ongoing series on emergency care services across the state.

  Is digital romance the new norm? One local couple shares their online dating success

With online dating, you could be one click away from finding the love of your life.

Sept. 16 ceremony in Hazlehurst will honor nation’s first female federal trial judge

President Harry S. Truman appointed Matthews as a Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Oct. 21, 1949.

  Multiple hotels planned or under construction in metro area

If you know someone looking for a place to stay in the Jackson area, the options are multiplying. At least half a dozen hotels are planned or nearly finished.

Three attorneys disqualified from water billing lawsuit against the City of Jackson

A Hinds County Judge has disqualified three attorneys who were representing six water and sewer customers in a lawsuit against the City of Jackson.

  Online appointments available for driver’s license renewals in new DPS pilot program

The Department of Public Safety's Driver Service Bureau is testing out a new system that allows online appointments to be scheduled.

  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.

  Woman writes viral Facebook post detailing alleged abduction attempt in Jackson-area Target

A social media post is going viral that accounts an apparent abduction attempt here in the metro area.

  Tylertown students walk out of classes protesting end of religious based program

Tylertown students are protesting the end of a program they say allows them to worship together.

Tate Reeves’ campaign responds after opponent Jim Hood releases report on controversial Frontage Rd. project

The Mississippi AG’s office released independent reviews on whether Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves directly or indirectly influenced an attempt to build a frontage road in Flowood which would have connected Reeves’ home within a private subdivision to a nearby shopping center.

Body of 2-year-old recovered from Mississippi River after weekend crash in Tunica

The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office says they found the boy’s body Wednesday, one day after his sister, 5-year-old Brenilah, was found.

MDOT construction manager killed while picking up road sign in Itawamba Co. crash

The accident is still under investigation.

Mobile dentist office providing free dental care to Mississippi veterans on September 20

Most veterans do not receive dental care through the Veterans Administration unless they are 100 percent disabled, have a service-related mouth injury or were a prisoner of war. As a result, many veterans are not getting access to the dental care they need.

Clinton woman to turn 105 years young in October

Her favorite activities include singing and playing BINGO.

Alleged shooter of Madison County Deputy used fully automatic military weapon

DA confirms automatic weapons were used in the shootout that led to Madison County Deputy Brad Sullivan being shot in the head.

Mississippi Division of Medicaid decides not to submit controversial Private Duty Nursing proposal

Mississippi Division of Medicaid withdraws proposal that sparked backlash from nursing providers and parents.

Man dressed as Captain America arrested in Clarksdale, Miss.

When officers arrived on scene, the homeowner had 36-year-old David Hobbs held at gunpoint.

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.

Two 14-year-olds charged after car was stolen with 6-year-old inside

The white Nissan Sentra was stolen from Blair Street Tuesday afternoon. The child was put out of the vehicle by the suspects moments after the car was stolen.

Reeves signs order lowering state flag for Patriot Day, as acting governor

Patriot Day is a national holiday to pray and remember the victims of the terrorist attack and their families.

Home catches fire on Salem St. in west Jackson

According to Chief Sanders, the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Appointments now available at Mississippi driver’s license stations

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety has rolled out the latest of its programs to help speed up lines at driver’s license stations around the state.

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.

Search continues for heifers stolen from South Mississippi farm

The search continues for nearly a dozen cows that disappeared in Stone County over the weekend.

Jackson division fire chief says Mayes St. house fire was intentionally set

A home caught fire on Mayes Street in Jackson early Wednesday morning.

  ‘You just put blinders on and you do it. I want to live': Human trafficking survivor tells her story

"Mindy," a human trafficking survivor, talks to Therese Apel about her life with a motorcycle gang.

  See Something, Say Something: Vicksburg police offering public $5,000 to help solve cold cases

In Vicksburg, the city and police department increase the reward money to help solve three murder cases dating back to 2017.

  Parents and nursing providers concerned about proposed Medicaid change

Mississippi's Division of Medicaid is considering a reduction in the amount of payments it makes for services for families of special needs children.

  World Suicide Prevention Day: Department of Mental Health aims to ‘shatter the silence’ on suicide

Tuesday, September 10, was Suicide Prevention Day.

Father and his 1-year-old son killed after house fire in Clinton

The victim’s have been identified as 1-year-old Tanner Fewell and his father, Tristian Fewell

  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.

Coroner: Driver clutched his chest, slumped over before Mississippi school bus crash

William “Chester” Cole, 63, was pronounced dead at the scene. At least eight children were injured in the crash, including Cole’s granddaughter who was also a passenger, according to his family.