How to save energy during the winter months

With a blast of cold air moving into Mississippi, many households will be cranking the heat.

Pedestrian discovers man’s body in Jackson creek

City of Jackson advises residents to take precautions during predicted cold front

Instagram-worthy milkshakes bring ‘Shark Tank’ investors to The Yard

  Life after “The Voice” for Pearl native Zach Bridges

Violent night in Memphis leaves 19-year-old mother dead, nine others injured

  Frontier Airlines ending seasonal air service; will return spring 2020

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  Police: Homeless man stabbed to death inside Mississippi church

Man charged with unwanted sexual contact with passenger aboard Charlotte flight

JPD: Man shot in leg, arm after fight with another man

  VA Medical Center provides free flu shots for vets

Man pops ‘Baby Trump’ balloon in Tuscaloosa

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

Man charged with girlfriend’s murder in Chickasaw County

Chickasaw County Sheriff Jim Meyers said the shooting happened at a home on Viola Street in Houlka.

JSU selling surplus properties to nearby homeowners

All properties will return tax rolls and will generate revenue for the city of Jackson.

Molly’s Kids: Indian Land mother donates her kidney to her son. Both doing well.

Jeff Brown and his wife Erin have waited over two years to give this update: Their son, Lukas, just received a new kidney. Mom Erin was the donor.

Fight over gun ends with one man being killed in McComb parking lot

Officers were called to the parking lot of V. K. Mart after a man had been shot Friday night around 10 p.m.

Seven Mississippi Veterans inducted into the Wall of Honor

Parents charged in death of Clarke Co. teen after autopsy reveals injuries consistent with abuse

  Adams County man convicted on multiple dog fighting charges

  Veteran’s Day ceremony honors Gold Star families

MSU Police: Woman accused of falsely reporting crime on campus

Flowood police investigate possible vaping illness after 10th grader faints at Northwest Rankin HS

MDOC probation officer facing child porn charge

A probation officer for the Mississippi Department of Corrections has been charged with one count of child pornography in Petal.

Suspect in Aniah Blanchard disappearance to be brought to Alabama

Ibraheem Yazeed is being transported back to Alabama after appearing in an Escambia County, Florida courtroom Friday afternoon.

Affidavit: Aniah Blanchard’s blood found in SUV, witness saw her abduction

The probable cause document states that the blood evidence, located in the passenger compartment of her 2017 Honda CRV, “was indicative of someone suffering a life-threatening injury.”

  First Alert Forecast: Cold now, frigid next week!

Much colder Friday, though a beautiful weekend expected across central Mississippi ahead of an even more substantial cold blast next week.

Man arrested for putting skimmers on gas pumps

Jackson Police Department arrested a man they said placed skimming devices on gas station pumps.

4 La. children kidnapped by parents who lost custody; last seen in Alabama

Washington Parish sheriff’s deputies are looking for four kidnapped children and their kidnappers.

Former Tupelo High School teacher pleads guilty to inappropriate contact with student

A former Tupelo High School teacher has pleaded guilty to inappropriate contact with a student.

Adams Co. man becomes first in Miss. found guilty on multiple counts of dogfighting

An Adams County man was found guilty Thursday of three counts of felony dog fighting.

Multi-vehicle crash caused delays on I-55 past Woodrow Wilson exit

A crash on Interstate 55 southbound past Woodrow Wilson is causing delays.

Driver injured in crash with 18-wheeler on HWY 27 in Copiah Co.

MHP was advised of a two vehicle crash on MS-27 at Bankhead Lane in Copiah County Friday morning.

Mississippi police: Teen mom fractured slain son’s skull

Police in Mississippi say a teenage mother charged with killing her 3-month-old son is accused of fracturing his skull and leg

Cape Cod murder suspect arrested in Yazoo County

U.S. Marshals arrested 36-year-old William Hayes at a home on November 1.

2 Mississippi men get 15 years each for robbing postman

Two Mississippi men have been sentenced for robbing a postal carrier in 2016

JPD investigating deadly shooting after man found with multiple gunshot wounds on Bishop Ave.

The shooting occured in the 3800 block of Bishop Avenue just before 9:00 p.m.

The Jackson Public School District updates parents and the public on bond construction projects

The Jackson Public School District is working to maintain transparency by keeping parents and the public updated on construction projects and how bond money is being used on those projects.

Madison County man sentenced to 25 years as habitual offender

Tyrone Body was convicted in September for assaulting his girlfriend at her Canton apartment and breaking her nose. He has been sentenced as a habitual offender to 25 years in prison.

  U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security holds field hearing about impacts of ICE raids

The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security held a field hearing on the impacts of the ICE raids on communities in Mississippi.

  Middle school student can draw world map from memory

Brooks Tunstall, who is in eighth grade at Oak Knoll, can draw a fairly accurate map of the world from memory in just 15 minutes.

  Mistletoe Marketplace raises much needed funds for citywide projects

Mistletoe raises much needed funds for projects citywide

  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.

Silver Alert canceled for 59-year-old woman from Simpson Co.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 59-year-old Elizabeth Wagner Barker of Mendenhall, Simpson County, MS.

23-year-old dies after being shot at Vicksburg hotel; suspects charges to be upgraded to capital murder

A gun was recovered from inside the suspect’s vehicle.

Manhunt underway for suspect in Aniah Blanchard case

Police have identified a suspect in the missing person case of Aniah Blanchard and have issued an arrest warrant for kidnapping first degree.

  Consider This: Moving Forward

Congratulations to the candidates who were elected this week to serve for the next four years. The sweep at the statewide level by Republicans and the Republican gains in the house and senate only boosted the supermajority numbers that were already in place.

State Board of Education: More study needed before elimination of U.S. History Exam

The Accountability Task Force is scheduled to meet on December 5.

  After election day, more than one-third of the state’s sheriffs are new

Talking to two new sheriffs -- one from a small county and one from the largest county in the state about their plans and the challenges they see in the future.

  119 illegal aliens prosecuted for stealing identities of Americans, falsifying immigration documents

119 illegal aliens have been prosecuted since the execution of multiple federal criminal and administrative search warrants at seven sites across Mississippi.

Escaped MDOC inmate captured in Marion County

A state inmate who escaped from a work detail in Lincoln County on Monday is back in custody.

  First Alert Forecast: few showers Thursday, much cooler Friday

Few showers possible Thursday ahead of chilly blast moving in for Friday.

Photos show person of interest in Aniah Blanchard case

Two photos have been released that show a man the Auburn Police Department is calling a “person of interest”.

Mississippi College to reduce tuition for military

Beginning with the Spring semester in January, military personnel will receive reduced tuition for graduate or undergraduate programs.

Former minister and Hinds Co. deputy sentenced for sexual battery of 15-year-old girl

A former Hinds County deputy sheriff will spend time in prison for sexual battery of a 15-year-old girl.

  Emmett Till museum sees spike in donations, visitors after video of white supremacists at marker

Emmett Till Interpretive Center in Sumner says they’ve seen a spike in donations since a group of white nationalists were caught on camera in front of Till’s new memorial.

Florida man demands mug shot be removed from Facebook; deputies replace it with booking photo

The sheriff's office says deputies with help from Arcadia Police took Michael Meacham of Arcadia into custody Thursday for the theft, which took place on Sunday.

  Mistletoe Marketplace Gala kicks off holiday season while raising money for the needy

The four day shopping event raises money for more than 30 Junior League projects and initiatives in Jackson.

WLBT and Miskelly Furniture kick off annual Season of Giving campaign

It’s another sign that the holidays are coming!

Suspect gets away with cash in Shell gas station robbery

Jackson police are investigating a business robbery in the 1000 block of E. Northside Drive.

Silver Alert canceled for 79-year-old Newton County man

He's been found safe.

Over $1 million in meth, heroin seized in one of Coast’s largest drug busts

Aaron Whavers, 49, of Pass Christian; Gerald Jones, 64, of Mobile, Alabama; and Sharard Collier, 43, of Inglewood, California, were charged Tuesday with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

  Yes, some companies are actually testing out four-day work weeks

A Microsoft campus in Japan tested out a four-day work week for a month and the results might shock you.

16-year-old charged with armed carjacking that led to crash on Lakeland Dr.

No injuries were reported.

Stewpot Community Services unveils and dedicates new food pantry

Volunteers, supporters and sponsors help dedicate and unveil new food pantry for Stewpot Community Services.

President Trump will attend Alabama-LSU game

President Trump officially confirmed during a rally in Monroe, La. Wednesday evening that he’ll be attending the Alabama/LSU game in Tuscaloosa on Saturday afternoon.

  Newly-elected Mississippi Republican leaders have some policy differences

While all the statewide elected positions are going to be held by Republicans, not all of them see eye to eye on some of the big issues.

  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.

N.C. teacher accused of sex with student found dead with husband in home after SWAT situation

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools teacher, recently accused of sex with a student, was found dead along with her husband following a SWAT situation at their home in Huntersville Wednesday morning.

  Ridgeland annexation plan moves forward, could move 250 residents into city limits

Ridgeland’s plan to annex land and neighborhoods west of Livingston Road has been in their master plan since 2008.

Oklahoma lawmakers file bill to create Donald Trump highway

Two Republican state senators have written a bill to rename a portion of the world-renowned Route 66 highway in northeastern Oklahoma the President Donald J. Trump Highway.

Longtime Alcorn State baseball coach ‘Rat’ McGowan dies

Longtime Alcorn State baseball coach Willie E. “Rat” McGowan died Tuesday, the school announced Wednesday.

Darrell McQuirter taking fight over Hinds County supervisor seat to Mississippi Supreme Court

Voters in the August primary runoff election narrowly chose David Archie over McQuirter for the District 2 seat.

Law enforcement ‘looking at a suspect’ after man shot, killed in Jefferson Davis County

The victim’s body is being sent to the State Crime Lab.

Man found guilty by Hinds County jury for kidnapping 76-year-old woman

Archie Johnson was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.

2 arrested after man was beaten, bound, kidnapped, dumped in cotton field

Two arrests were made in response to outstanding Lubbock Police Department aggravated robbery warrants thanks to collaboration with multiple law enforcement agencies.

  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.

Police: 6-year-old Ohio boy brought loaded semi-automatic gun to school

Ohio police said a 6-year-old boy brought a firearm to school in his backpack.

Kid’s Towne Park in Clinton closes for renovations

The 23-year-old park is set to receive $240,000 in renovations.

I-20 westbound lanes set for closure while crews repair bridge joint

Crews will close the left two lanes of Interstate 20 westbound from I-55 south to Terry Road on Wednesday as they work to repair bridge joints.

  Tate Reeves wins competitive race against Jim Hood for Mississippi governor

Republicans are strengthening their dominance in Mississippi by keeping the governorship and picking up the last remaining statewide office that has been held by a Democrat.