Months of travel records obtained exclusively by 3 On Your Side show one of Jackson’s airport commissioners driving -- not flying -- to most conferences and seminars across the country over a twelve-month stretch, costing taxpayers nearly three times more than round-trip airfare to those destinations.
3 On Your Side Investigates the rising number of youth homicides and violence in communities across Mississippi. We talk with two families who have lost young sons to violence and hear their Plea for Peace.
People are being killed at a higher rate per capita in the Capital City than any other major city in the U.S., according to a 3 On Your Side analysis of more than fifty municipalities across the country.
Not only will 2021 be remembered as Jackson’s deadliest, it’s also the year the Capital City’s rate of killings eclipsed every other major city in the U.S, according to a 3 On Your Side analysis of the most recently published data.
3 On Your Side was the first to tell you about a successful Jackson native who is now sharing her good fortune with her hometown. Now, we have a progress report on the vision of 36-year-old Dr. Nashlie Sephus and her Jackson Tech Hub project.
A months-long 3 On Your Side investigation finds more than $17 million in loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program flowed to organizations and businesses associated with more than 60 state legislators over the last eighteen months, a handful of which also provided false information to the U.S. government when applying for the money.
We showed you the problems Mississippi state parks are having. We also showed you how a neighboring state, Arkansas, fixed their state park issues and now are thriving; even attracting Mississippi campers.
A 3 On Your Side analysis of Jackson City Council meetings reveals more than a million dollars going to a Florence company over nine months for COVID-19 cleaning, a company the city confirms is being investigated.
Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba alleges that city council members have been working with the city’s current garbage collections vendor to reach an agreement to extend those services temporarily and said the company never offered that option to him, despite a letter from the company that arrived at the mayor’s office hours before the mayor made his statement.
While young drivers haven’t had to worry about one of the most nerve-wracking parts of getting a driver’s license — the road test — for more than a year now, the omission concerns more experienced motorists.
Ed Worthington spent years with the CIA and FBI in Washington and was deputy director of the National Counter Terrorism Center in September of 2001. Now retired and living in Madison County, he vividly remembers getting word of the first attack on the World Trade Center in New York.
One disturbing fact that came out of the May PEER report on the State of our Parks was that many Mississippians are going to neighboring state parks to do their camping because of the declining condition of our facilities.
The city of Jackson will be required to pay more than $170,000 in legal fees to WLBT’s parent company, Gray Television, after the Mississippi Ethics Commission ruled the city violated state law by taking more than a year to provide public records to WLBT.
In a special report Curtis Flowers in his first interview with a Mississippi station discusses his time on death row, his faith, future and hopes. Family members of the victims say they feel betrayed and still believe Flowers is guilty.
The killing of 21-year-old Crystalline Barnes by Jackson police in 2018 still raises questions about whether those officers’ actions were justified because reports from the scene -- even the officers involved -- contradict what the department told the public.
In an Exclusive 3 On Your Side Investigates we talk with a local psychologist about the loss of her second daughter to COVID-19. She wants to help other pregnant mothers understand the dangers of the coronavirus.
In May 2020, Governor Tate Reeves introduced us to his choice to fix problems. His name is Burl Cain, from neighboring Louisiana--appointed to Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
A spike in killings over the last six months made 2020 the deadliest year ever for the Capital City with 128 homicides, according to a 3 On Your Side analysis of data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Murder Accountability Project and the Jackson Police Department.
While Mississippians wait to hear whether mask requirements in sixteen counties will be extended to curb the spread of the coronavirus, a positive test within the state’s First Family postponed a press briefing on the issue Tuesday.