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Subject of Silver Alert found safe

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 18-year-old Tyesha Smith of Jackson.

Arrest made in shooting of 17-year-old near Canton

  Old Holloway Mansion on Siwell Road in Byram burns to ground

'We remain focused on the goal of providing a quality zoo': Mayor releases statement on Zoo director's resignation

  Body found inside burned car in Scott County

Silver Alert cancelled; missing 21-year-old woman found safe

Victims in deadly Highway 49 crash identified

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  Missing man's shirt, sock found in abandoned home

20 people without homes after massive Ridgeland apartment fire

  "Horrific scene": Son stabs mother to death and assaults father, officials say

  50-year-old man shot and killed on Northview Drive

  Suspect gives note saying "bomb" to teller before robbing FSNB bank

Teen rescued during human trafficking investigation

  One arrested after 16-year-old shot and killed in Jackson

A suspect is in custody after 16-year-old was shot and killed on Naples Road in Jackson Friday night.

  25-year-old arrested in weekend homicide

Jackson police are investigating a shooting after a man was shot multiple times in west Jackson. According to a tweet from JPD, the suspect was fatally shot at the intersection of Central Street and Buena Vista Avenue.

Five arrested in connection to Richland auto burglaries

On Saturday, March 17, Richland police say they began receiving reports of multiple auto burglaries that continued through the early morning of April Tuesday, April 10. The burglaries occurred in different neighborhoods throughout the city and all burglarized vehicles were unlocked.

  Governor Bryant orders immediate closure of 83 locally owned bridges

Governor Phil Bryant has ordered the Mississippi Department of Transportation to immediately close 83 locally owned bridges that have been judged deficient by the federal National Bridge Inspection Standards and the Mississippi Office of State Aid Road Construction.

One dead, two injured in Copiah Co. overnight shooting

JPD investigating after man arrives at hospital with gunshot wound

  Mississippi regulators approve deal on rates for power plant

UPDATE: JPD makes arrest in Topp Ave stabbing

UPDATE: Bolivar Co.missing 15-year-old found safe

Heavy winds causes thousands without power in the metro area

JPD on scene of a double shooting

The Jackson Police Department is on the scene of a double shooting.

2nd grader hit by school bus dies

Last Friday, James Rice stopped to tie his shoe in front of a JPS school bus and was struck.

2 accidents shut down all northbound lanes on I-220

2 big accidents are slowing down traffic this morning.

In 10 minutes: Untangling the roots with Melissa Faith Payne

Tune in to Fox 40 News at 9 with Melissa Faith Payne as she takes a look at the evolving world of Black Hair in a Special Report... Untangling the Roots. After you watch...join the conversation, and share your thoughts!!

MDOT's Executive Director arrested in Biloxi

Authorities say Butch Brown, executive director of the Mississippi Department of Transportation, was arrested at a Biloxi casino early Friday and charged with a misdemeanor of public intoxication.

Fatal collision leaves one dead

One man is dead following a two vehicle accident on Jefferson Street in Jackson. The accident occurred just before 11 p.m. Friday night at Jefferson and Pascagoula Streets.

Marathon runner collapses and dies

A Mississippi Blues Marathon runner collapses on the course and later dies.

Two from Jackson arrested in Jackson County prostitution bust

Seventeen people are under arrest for charges involving drugs and prostitution. The undercover string involved police agencies from all along the gulf coast and targeted escort service and individuals listed on Craig's List.

Child struck by vehicle while on bike

Jackson Police are investigating an accident involving a child who was struck by a black Chrysler while riding a bicycle.

COPY-Hancock Co. teen's death confirmed as Swine Flu

Swine Flu has been confirmed as the cause of death for a Hancock Middle School student. Heidi Ann Peterson, a 13-year-old girl from the Kiln, died last Thursday.

Accident shuts down all lanes in City of Pearl

WLBT has just learned, all lanes of Highway 80 in the City of Pearl between the entrance to Pearl High School and Macs Gas have been shut down.

Melton no show at pre-trial hearing

Melton absent at pre-trial hearing where former bodyguards testified against each other.

Melton accused of improper contact with gov't witnesses

Accusations of improper contact by Melton with government witnesses surface at the end of the first day of testimony.

First case of Swine Flu confirmed in Hinds County

WLBT has learned Hinds County has its first case of the H1N1 Swine Flu.

Deputy killed responding to emergency

A Warren County deputy's fatal accident is being blamed on slick roadways.

Body found in a vehicle in northwest Jackson

Both Jackson and Canton Police are currently in northwest Jackson where a body has been found.

Mark Seepe arrested and taken to jail

The embattled crematorium owner is accused of converting or embezzling funds that were pre-paid for services.

Impending Bad Weather Prompts Closures

Due to severe weather expected today, we have announcements from the multiple schools regarding early dismissals.

Employees of a South Jackson Business Robbed

Employees at a South Jackson Business are robbed at gunpoint Friday night. It happened around 8:15 pm outside the Citi Trends store in the 1700 block of Terry Road. A store manager and another worker