Richmond teacher fired after calling student the ‘N-Word’

  First Alert Forecast: filtered sun Thursday; eyes on the Gulf & upcoming severe threat

Madison driver charged in deadly 2018 motorcycle accident

  Where is Kamille McKinney? Search for kidnapped toddler enters 5th day

Amber Alert cancelled: Children kidnapped from Copiah Co. home found safe

Man shot on Northside Dr. in Jackson

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  3 On Your Side Investigates: Surprise Bills

  Amber Alert canceled after two kids from Copiah Co., Miss. found safe

  Gubernatorial candidates question campaign contribution motives

  Mississippi is the best place to live the “American Dream,” according to new research

  Brookhaven mother outraged after 15-year-old son charged with attempted murder

  Homeland Security launching crackdown on counterfeit contacts, makeup in time for Halloween

  'This is a game changer’: Grand opening held for Continental Tire plant in Clinton

A grand opening celebration was held in the warehouse section of the new Continental Tire Plant on Wednesday.

Candlelight vigils to be held for victims of Hard Rock construction collapse

Candlelight vigils will be held on Thursday to honor those workers who were injured or killed in Saturday’s building collapse at the Hard Rock Hotel site.

Murder suspect was not mistakenly released from Miss. prison, MDOC commissioner says

Commissioner Hall said that MDOC never received any opposition or documentation saying that Murry should not be released.

  First Alert Forecast: Cooler days ahead as cold front moves away...

Rain ends through Wednesday morning before gradual clearing skies through the latter part of the day.

Mical Seafood, Inc. expands recall for tuna products sold in 23 states

Canton PD: Two teens shot, two arrested after fight over girl

Nissan releases statement on team member killed in deadly Madison Co. wreck

Neshoba County man pleads guilty to bank robbery

  CRAZY VIDEO: Crews working to put out massive fire at Jackson gas station

  ‘Verbal altercation’ leads to man being found shot to death outside of south Jackson home

3 men unknowingly rob two FBI special agents in Downtown Memphis

According to the police report, the victims told the robbers, “you might not want to do this.”

Richland police involved in chase with vehicle stolen out of La.

Richland police were involved in a chase with a suspect driving a stolen vehicle Tuesday night.

  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!

  Jim Hood criticizes Tate Reeves’ education ad

Jim Hood called a press conference to further express concern over the Reeves ad.

  Heavy rain fights extreme drought in Mississippi; Statewide burn ban lifted

As moderate to heavy rains trailed over the state Tuesday, the statewide burn ban was lifted.

  City of Jackson files to move lawsuit to federal court

The City of Jackson has filed court documents to move a lawsuit filed against the Ordinance Prohibiting Certain Activities Near Healthcare Facilities to federal court.

  Health experts warn those who vape could possibly be more prone to getting flu

As vaping illnesses and deaths climb across the country, health officials warn vaping could make flu season worse.

  Lawsuit involving basketball player beaten by former Jackson police officer moves forward

The lawsuit filed by the family of former Callaway High School student John Knight III will move forward.

Booneville man pleads guilty to sending child pornography

A Booneville man will spend nine years in prison after pleading guilty to sending or transmitting child pornography.

Convicted felon gets 8 years for possessing 2 AR-15s, 100-round high capacity magazine

Montavious Johnson of Ridgeland will serve 94 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release.

Ridgeland police need help identifying males wanted in credit card fraud

The Ridgeland Police Department is attempting to identify two suspects involved in a credit card fraud.

  FIRST ALERT: periods of heavy rain, storms likely Tuesday

Round of showers and storms likely throughout your Tuesday.

Hinds CC receives grant to promote agricultural programs

The college’s Agriculture Department will use the grant to create an agriculture academy to promote public awareness and implementation of the Farm Bill, provide trainings for the public regarding new methods and technology in agriculture, and expose Mississippi’s youth to the numerous career paths

Mississippi Lottery Corporation announces date lottery tickets will go on sale

The MLC has started mailing acceptance letters to the to the first approved lottery retailers. They will keep sending these acceptance letters as more retailers meet the requirements and are approved to sell.

Southaven man charged with molesting children, distributing child pornography

A Southaven man was arrested for molesting a child and distributing child pornography.

Biloxi native identified as victim in collapse of Hard Rock construction site

A native of Biloxi who was living in Louisiana has been identified by his family as one of the victims killed when a hotel under construction collapsed.

Firefighter injured while fighting blaze at home on Chestnut St.

According to Divison Fire Chief Cleotha Sanders the fire started at 3:15 a.m. at a house in the 700 block of Chestnut Street.

First-ever female NFL referee comes home to Mississippi to discuss her historic journey

The famous NFL referee Sarah Thomas spoke at the River Hills Club as a distinguished guest Monday night.

  Tate Reeves and Jim Hood discuss education, taxes in second Miss. governor’s debate

Tuesday marks three weeks until election day and the gubernatorial candidates faced off for the second debate in less than two weeks Monday night.

  Bidding a fond fair-well to the 160th Mississippi State Fair

The 160th Mississippi State Fair: home of fried oreos, funnel cakes, and corn dogs, and this year fairgoers got an extra treat!

Former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams paid for more than 500 mammograms in honor of late mother

In honor of his later mother, former NFL professional DeAngelo Williams helped pay for more than 500 mammograms over the past five years.

  Mental Health Week raises awareness, promotes importance of seeking help

Almost half of adults in this country will experience a mental illness during their lifetime.

  Miss. Coalition Against Domestic Violence director shares warning signs of potential victims

Advocates against domestic violence say you can make the difference in ending the abusive cycle.

  U.S. gymnastics champion Simone Biles’ record-setting weekend inspires younger generation

U.S. Gymnastics champion Simone Biles made history this weekend in Germany.

  Mississippi law enforcement training aims to prevent trigger-happy officers

Trainers at MLEOTA look to build good judgement and reaction into police recruits through practical application and a structured regimen.

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

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

  Pro-life advocates call City of Jackson’s buffer zone ordinance ‘unconstitutional’ and file lawsuit

Pro-life and pro-choice advocates were on the steps of the Supreme Court Monday as the Sidewalk Advocates for Life presented their lawsuit.

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

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

Woman pleads guilty to 2013 killing and robbery of Ricky Saxton after luring him to road in Yazoo Co.

A woman pleaded guilty on Tuesday, September 10, to killing and robbing Ricky Saxton in Yazoo County on November 13, 2013.

Statewide burn ban lifted; county burn bans remain

For the counties still under a burn ban, each Board of Supervisors will have the option to either lift their burn ban, allow it to expire on the predetermined deadline or to extend their burn ban.

Hard Rock construction site monitored as crane moved in to stabilize building

Downtown commuters are being asked to stay away from the Hard Rock construction hotel collapse site.

  Fake Filters? Made-up addresses, strange receipts and copycat websites reveal knock-offs on the market

After several strange clues, a Michigan father questions whether his water filters are authentic. Experts say counterfeit filters are a growing problem in the United States.

  19 JPS teachers awarded scholarships to pursue national board certification

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

Pro-life supporters challenge new ordinance that bans protests outside abortion clinic

A group called The Mississippi Justice Institute and Sidewalk Advocates for Life- is holding a news conference Monday at 10:00 a.m. on the steps of the Mississippi Supreme Court.

  First Alert Forecast: periods of rain to start work week

A few showers possible Monday ahead of a wave of heavy rain at times through Tuesday that could lead up to localized flooding concerns.

Silver Alert cancelled for 79-year-old Holmes Co. man

He has been found safe.

Pope tweets at saints, but not those Saints - social media goes wild

Who dat thought the Pope was a Saints fan?

Back the Blue event honors wounded Deputy Brad Sullivan

Deputy Brad Sullivan has recieved support from all over the State

Investigation suggests shooting death of Jackson man was ‘justifiable,’ police say

It occurred in the 1200 block of Handy Avenue just before 3:30 a.m.

Four new water advisories in place for Coast beaches

Just over a week after all of the water advisories across South Mississippi were lifted, health officials are warning against four new locations.

  Montgomery woman’s billboards help her find kidney donor

Just six months after Verna Johnson launched the “Verna Needs A Kidney” campaign, she found a donor.

Family members hold vigil for man missing in Hard Rock Hotel collapse

Family members of one of the missing workers are camping out on Canal Street for the night

3 teens charged after murder of 23-year-old Natchez man

The murder was determined to have happened in the area of Fraser Street in Natchez.

  JSU’s Homecoming Week brings revenue to the City of Jackson

Thousands have come to the city of Jackson to buy and spend before and after the game.

Silver Alert issued for 46-year-old Clarke Co. man

He was last seen Sunday, October 6, at about 5:00am in Indiana driving a 2017 gray Jeep Wrangler bearing a MS tag of CEA9203.

Madison man barricades himself in house after hit and run, kidnapping

Upon his release from the hospital Barrow will be charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Failure to Comply with Law Enforcement, and Kidnapping.

Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapses in downtown New Orleans

The Hard Rock Hotel construction site collapsed Saturday morning onto Canal Street

Owner of house charged in case of boy found dead in bag

A third woman faces felony charges in the death of a 5-year-old boy found in a garbage bag in a Mississippi basement.

17-year-old charged after man shot in head at Ridgeland home

One person has been taken to the hospital after a shooting at a Ridgeland home.

  Hundreds participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Jackson

About 800 people carried flowers to honor family or friends living with Alzheimer's or who have died from the disease.

Area evacuated around downtown New Orleans buiding collapse

The New Orleans Fire Department said the Hard Rock building is considered stable, but unsupported.

VIDEO: Drone captures aftermath of Hard Rock collapse in downtown New Orleans

The Hard Rock Hotel partially collapsed Saturday morning onto Canal Street.

Jackson driver crashes into vehicle after being shot by man in separate vehicle

After the shooting, the suspect fled in an unknown vehicle.

1 person airlifted after wreck involving dump truck on I-20 in Clinton

Three vehicles were involved in the accident.

Man walked 351 miles to have sex with teen, federal prosecutors say

A man walked 351 miles to have sex with whom he believed to be a 14-year-old girl, according to federal prosecutors.

Police: 18-year-old found dead on Jackson road suffered stab wound to the neck

There is currently no suspect information or known motive.

Authorities hope dead man’s tattoos will unlock the secret of his identity

After a week of tracking down leads, authorities say they still don't know the identity of a man found dead in the water near Deer Island. But they're hoping someone out there can help.

Student arrested after threat made at Gulfport middle school

Gulfport School District Superintendent Glen East confirmed the threat was made in person, and the child was arrested on campus.