Gunshot victim dies at convenience store in Jackson

The incident happened at Sam’s Express Food Mart on McDowell Road.

Vicksburg police searching for woman accused of shooting at a man over a parking space

Police: Hanahan man partially severs parents’ arms in machete attack on Thanksgiving Day

Jackson police investigating two deadly shootings

  First Alert Forecast: BIG forecast changes ahead!

LSU to host Bama Dec. 5; Ole Miss game to be rescheduled

‘A horrible situation’: Miss. man killed after argument with sister’s boyfriend Thanksgiving morning

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5000 Alabama students haven’t shown up for any sort of class

Lexington Co. sergeant who served public for decades dies unexpectedly

1 child dead, 2 other children in critical condition following house fire on Nottingham Street

Egg Bowl: Everything you need to know for Saturday’s matchup

DaBaby turns Charlotte parking lot into outdoor restaurant to feed community

  Community Thanksgiving adapts to COVID-19, everyone still eats

One killed, two injured in Thanksgiving Day shooting in Vicksburg

Several firearms were collected as evidence at the scene.

  First responders protect and serve on Thanksgiving

They say during this COVID-19 pandemic everyone has had to adjust in some way, so they are just thankful to be able to do what they love, even on a holiday.

  Salvation Army volunteers pack hundreds of Thanksgiving meals for those in need

While the coronavirus pandemic has changed how many are spending their Thanksgiving Day, dozens of volunteers with the Salvation Army of Jackson spent a few hours this morning giving back to people they may never meet.

Outreach ministry takes applications for Toys for Tots

The non-profit agency has been gathering names for the annual children’s toy give away.

Deputies: Children removed from home with no power; knives, smoking pipes within reach

Local woman gets surprise visit on Thanksgiving, from man who’s now living with her late son’s heart

Denver mayor visits family in Mississippi for holiday after asking staff not to travel

  First Alert Forecast: More rain, storms then turning much colder!

Employee killed in Calhoun City convenience store holdup

Man’s dead body found wrapped in comforter, dumped on Jackson street

Justin Timberlake helps East Tennessee teen get special needs van

Jake Stitt, known in the community for making his neighbors smile with a sign asking them to honk if they’re happy, was in desperate need of a special needs van.

Tennessee boy and woman killed in single vehicle crash on I-81 in Shenandoah County

A 6-year-old boy and a 50-year-old woman died after a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County on Wednesday.

Longtime judge, pioneer for Mississippi women leaders, dies

After running at age 70, she was the first woman elected justice court judge in Lee County, a position she held for 16 years.

Arkansas man receives letter telling him to take his Black Santa down

An Arkansas man’s response to a racist letter he received after installing a Black Santa inflatable in his yard is going viral.

  Thanksgiving Day gatherings will be different during outbreak, but traditions continue on a smaller scale

The pandemic is making 2020′s Thanksgiving Day gathering like no other.

CPD: Unmarked police vehicle stolen from Clinton apartment complex recovered in Byram

Sources with the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department say the vehicle was recovered at a Walgreen’s in Byram.

First Alert Forecast: Dry Thanksgiving ahead!

Rain chances remain elevated Wednesday amid a strong storm risk; clearing in time for Thanksgiving Thursday

  Amid pandemic concerns, pre-Thanksgiving passenger counts drop at Mississippi’s largest airport

For those who’ve been dreading long lines at the Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport for Thanksgiving, dread no longer.

Union Co. couple uses lottery winnings to help feed those in need on Thanksgiving

A Union County couple is using their lottery payday to give back to the community.

Silver Alert issued for missing Hinds County woman

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Deana Blakley contact Jackson Police Department at 601-960-1234.

  Plan in place for Mississippi’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The vaccines are likely to be distributed shortly and we want to help you better understand what that process will look like in Mississippi.

Business booms for Lexington coffee shop defying Beshear’s orders

Brewed owner Andrew Cooperrider has made it clear they have no intention of stopping indoor dining, saying he’s staying open until he’s in handcuffs.

Man dies after positive COVID-19 test, went on bus tour 10 days earlier

The woman WBTV talked to says she does not want to vilify Burke Christian Tours. She just wants them to be safer so more people do not die from COVID-19 like her grandfather.

JPD searching for suspects in church burglary

Authorities say the church has been broken into several times this month.

77-year-old woman robbed in cemetery while mourning daughter

The robbery comes just shortly after she lost two family members.

State medical association calls for statewide mask mandate

State medical association calls for statewide mask mandate

MPD: Madison realtor arrested after allegedly making unwanted sexual advances towards woman while showing home

He posted a $1,000 bond and will be due in court on December 17.

Loan deadline approaching for Miss. small businesses affected by Pearl River flooding

The deadline to return economic injury applications is December 28, 2020.

Man dies in Lafayette County crash

Police say the crash involved two vehicles that collided head-on.

Former Alabama player, Hendrick pit crew team member killed with wife in crash

Rowdy Harrell died in an automobile crash during his honeymoon in Florida. His wife Blakley was also killed.

Parents arrested after seven-month old ingests alcohol

Jefferson County couple facing felony child abuse charges.

  Jones College crowns first wheelchair-bound Homecoming Queen

Jones College crowned Lakyra Walker as their first wheelchair-bound Homecoming Queen on November 12.

Governor requesting federal aid in wake of Hurricane Zeta

Governor seeking aid, disaster declaration to help clean up following Hurricane Zeta.

Jackson bringing on contractor to replace, service commercial water meters

Council approves agreement to replace, maintain water meters on 4-2 vote.

  Small bakery owners work holiday crunch in wake of COVID-19

“I would go into homes and businesses and do like parties where people could decorate their own cookies, and there’s none of that because there’s no parties.”

Monoclonal antibody treatment showing positive results for South Mississippi residents

Monoclonal antibodies have been shown to directly neutralize the COVID-19 virus and prevent the progression of the disease, according MSDH.

  As transition to Biden presidency officially begins, Miss. congressional delegation remains silent

The GSA recognized Biden as the apparent winner of the November 3 election Monday.

President-elect Joe Biden officially names Baker native, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, as UN ambassador

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, a Baker native and LSU alumna, has officially been named as President-elect Joe Biden’s U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (UN), the president-elect announced Monday, Nov. 23.

Election Results: Voters cast their ballots for several races across the state

We will update this story when we know more.

  Coping with holiday stress during the pandemic

Local therapists discuss coping with holiday stress and depression.

‘Come and take it’: Lexington coffee shop defies order to close

The coffee shop has a garage door that the owner has propped open that he says should allow him to serve people inside, like other restaurants are doing with tents.

  State Fire officials encourage people to be careful in the kitchen on Thanksgiving

In 2020, the Magnolia state has seen six of cooking related house fire deaths that have happened in Jackson, Marshall, Lawrence, Harrison, and Hinds counties.

  Elderly patients in Jackson have new health care center options

Elderly Medicare residents seeking health care have two new options in Jackson.

Jackson to fly new state flag, following council vote

Jackson City Council approves flying new state flag.

  Governor Reeves says statewide mask mandate not best approach right now

Reeves doesn't believe a statewide mask mandate is the best way to get compliance with the most Mississippians wearing masks.

Lake at Wall Doxey State Park to be lowered this winter

Spring Lake to be lowered this winter to control vegetation, allow for improvements.

From Rock to Blues, several Mississippians nominated for a Grammy Award

Several Mississippians received Grammy nominations Tuesday morning for their projects in rock and the blues.

Beshear: ‘Keep your Thanksgiving celebration as small as you can,’ 2,690 new cases Tuesday

The governor announced 2,690 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, bringing the commonwealth’s case total to 162,838.

North Jackson lawmaker and lobbyists again pushing for wine sales in grocery stores

Lawmaker plans to introduce bill to allow wine sales in grocery stores.

Walmart customer pulls out brass knuckles after refusing to wear mask inside Ohio store, police say

According to a detailed police report filed by the Perkins Township Police Department, Colyn Tusin, of Milan, refused to put a mask on inside the store located at 5500 Milan Road on Saturday evening.

MSU, Southern Miss cancel sports events amid COVID-19 concerns

Golden Eagles, Bulldogs cancel events

Hollywood actor calls for an in-person re-vote. Trump responds: ‘Are you listening Republicans?’

An Oscar-nominated actor is calling for an “in-person-only-paper ballot re-vote” and President Trump seems to agree.

Man arrested after shooting at Ridgeland apartment complex

Another victim came forward after the shooting, they were injured when a bullet entered their home.

Laurel Salvation Army Red Kettle stand, sign stolen from store

The sign and stand were stolen by a man from the Walgreens on 16th Avenue before the bell ringer was on duty.

  Half of Mississippi’s counties now under mask mandate

Tuesday’s 53 deaths marked the third highest single-day total in Mississippi since the onset of the pandemic.

Christmas by Candlelight Tour canceled

Popular holiday tour canceled due to coronavirus

  First Alert Forecast: Unsettled pattern ahead...

Cold start, warmer finish amid a southerly breeze ahead of our next rain, storm producer Wednesday

Resident says homeless still living at Charles Tisdale Library, weeks after it was boarded up

Tisdale Library still a haven for the homeless

  Taylor Swift ‘folklore’ concert film coming to Disney+

The concert film will include guest appearances from Jack Antonoff, Aaron Dessner and Bon Iver — acts who all appear on Swift’s “folklore” album.

Is your home COVID-19 ready? Use these tips from UMMC

In case someone in your home gets sick, make a plan now for isolating those infected, protecting vulnerable relatives from transmission, and making sure the sick get the care they need.

Jackson City Council amends gating ordinances for third time in nine years

Council approves amendments to public access gating ordinance.

Miss. hospitals see ‘extraordinary rise’ in COVID patients

With 910 confirmed patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and that number rapidly increasing, it’s likely hospitals because more inundated before things improve.

Man identified, charged weeks after he was shot for stealing MHP vehicle

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating a traffic stop that ended in an officer-involved shooting.

Fire station in North Mississippi boasts first all-woman fire crew

Firefighters are making history in Lafayette County, Mississippi.

JPD: Pedestrian hit, killed near Terry Road

Jackson police are investigating an accident that killed a woman on Daniel Lake Boulevard, near Terry Road.

  Experts: Putting your dog on a chain can be dangerous

“We’ve actually had cases where dogs were dead on the end of a tether."

Legendary former JSU basketball coach Paul Covington dies at 86

Legendary former JSU basketball coach Paul Covington has died of complications from pneumonia.

  Businesses putting safety restrictions in place to make Black Friday shopping safe for customers

Many shoppers have concerns about being out in the big crowds in light of the COVID-19 cases in the state and country steadily going up.