The candidate who lost to incumbent Democrat Congressman Bennie Thompson plans to review Hinds County’s ballots next week, claiming some equipment was stolen during the election without proof and alleging Dominion voting machines were also involved.
Jackson’s city council will soon begin investigating how more than a million in federal tax dollars got misappropriated by a former city employee and issues at Jackson’s airport board first highlighted by 3 On Your Side.
Three weeks after a 3 On Your Side investigation revealed a Jackson airport commissioner didn’t actually live in the Capital City, despite a requirement to do so, that public official is stepping down.
Four years after Mississippi lawmakers required every law enforcement agency in the state to change how they track and report crimes, fewer than half of those organizations have actually done that, according to data provided by the state’s department of public safety.
While state health officials remain at the helm of Jackson’s water treatment plants, going through a laundry list of emergency items to fix so the state’s largest city can continue to have clean drinking water, many want to know what the future of the city’s aging water and sewer systems will look like, and whether Mississippi lawmakers even have the authority to completely take over those systems.
A Jackson Municipal Court judge has ensured the mother accused of abusing -- even biting -- her four-month-old child doesn’t get out of jail anytime soon, setting her bond at $5 million after a court appearance Monday.
Amid rumors and documents suggesting the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority had removed its acting chief executive officer, commissioners voted Tuesday to extend the interim job for John Means for an additional ninety days.
Merit Health Central, a major hospital that provides care to tens of thousands of Jacksonians, will soon be reducing what care can be provided at that facility, though the reasons for that have not yet been disclosed by company management.
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said his agents would do their job to ensure the Capital City’s water and sewer systems are compliant with federal law, but stopped short of specifics, likely because of an ongoing investigation that began two weeks ago.
An incident report claims Hinds County District Attorney Jody Owens threatened a man with a gun and alleges a love triangle could have led to the confrontation, though law enforcement redacted some of these details from the public.
John Sullivan, the tax assessor who called himself a professional drunk and bragged about sexual exploits to officers on video obtained by 3 On Your Side, has been indicted on sexual battery and assault charges stemming from an incident that happened a few hours after those risque conversations.
Picture it: You're sitting in your backyard and, suddenly, you feel lightheaded and collapse. Sounds like a movie? Residents of the small town of Satartia in Yazoo County say this is exactly what happened to them.
A pediatrician is spending about 50% of her time on mental health issues, even when it’s an appointment for something else. And she tells us that she has a hard time finding the necessary resources for those young people. We're on your side to find out what resources are available and how they work.
Less than a week after Pearl Mayor Jake Windham told a room full of reporters that the suspect who ran from his officers was also a capital murder suspect being investigated by the Hinds County District Attorney’s office, that same office has debunked that claim.
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.