Jackson police officers will have to wait a bit longer to see if city council members will use money to thank them for dealing with the long hours they’ve incurred in dealing with a department that’s short more than ninety active-duty officers.
Madison police gave few details for why they still haven’t completed the investigation into a deadly crash between a pickup truck and four motorcycles that took place in July 2018, citing lab results as a contributing factor.
Carfax experts say there are potentially more than one million cars on the roads with false odometer readings - meaning their mileage has been rolled back to make the vehicles look like they have less wear and tear.
From less-than-truthful crime statistics to details of high-profile killings intentionally left out, our investigation into the Jackson Police Department has established over the last three months that certain aspects of the department remain shrouded in secrecy.
Jackson city leaders unveiled a brand-new website Monday, specifically designed for data on everything from public safety to population, which will eventually include real-time collection of information from every department.
After two months, Jackson’s police department is now sharing the Capital City’s crime picture online, releasing those February numbers to the public after a 3 On Your Side investigation showed inaccurate statistics had been put out by the department last year on multiple occasions.
The Uniform Crime Reporting Act of 1988 requires federal law enforcement agencies to submit information about their cases to a federal database maintained by the FBI; however, those agencies are currently not submitting data, including information about hate crimes.
An impromptu meeting Friday morning with a Hinds County Democratic election subcommittee -- triggered by information 3 On Your Side discovered -- now raises residency concerns about Colendula Green’s candidacy for sheriff.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau provides information about financial institutions, including complaints. But NerdWallet and InvestigateTV have found examples of complaints that don't show up in the database.
The Jackson Police Department canceled Friday’s Uniform Crime Report meeting, the second held since JPD decided to end its public COMSTAT meetings amid scrutiny over a 3 On Your Side investigation into the department’s reporting practices.
While critics of Senate Bill 2161 say it’s dangerous and could lead to more unsolved homicides, one supporter believes it will relieve the massive backlog of cases at the state crime lab by redefining the word “autopsy.”
A 3 On Your Side investigation finds less than nine percent of all law enforcement agencies in Mississippi actually reported hate crime information to the federal government, making it difficult to determine how prevalent they are in the Magnolia State.
After months spent planning for the city’s pilot parking meter program to launch in Fondren, city officials reversed course and now will debut the tech-savvy meters on a downtown street instead, more than four months behind schedule.
According to government reports, there is evidence that the main oversight agency for seafood, the Food and Drug Administration, has failed to meet new mandates to increase inspections at foreign food facilities.
One week after a 3 On Your Side investigation revealed inconsistencies with the Jackson Police Department’s own crime statistics, links pointing to those crime stats have now disappeared from the city’s website.
Over the last year, 3 On Your Side has discovered a disturbing trend within the Jackson Police Department: a lack of transparency that could threaten the safety of those who live within the Capital City.
Every child in Mississippi who rides a school bus should be able to get on and off those buses getting to and from school safely, but the reality is more and more children are losing their lives because of impatient or distracted drivers.
Internal emails obtained recently by 3 On Your Side show the Jackson Public Schools' campus enforcement division removed a requirement to track the district’s crimes after our investigation revealed they weren’t following that requirement.
We're on the brink of the big holiday shopping rush. But before you hand over your plastic, learn where identity thieves are most likely to lurk. They leave their footprint in places you might not suspect,
Hundreds of Americans live in deplorable rental properties and their landlord is the federal government. The properties need $50 billion in repairs. Uncle Sam now is hoping that private investors will save public housing.
Research shows many Americans are concerned with whether Social Security will be available when they retire, but many aren’t saving. NerdWallet experts help explain the realities of Social Security and what you can do.
Jackson Public Schools' Oct. 14 appeal to the Mississippi High School Activities Association points the blame squarely at Forest Hill High School’s band director, not the students themselves, in an attempt to reverse the organization’s decision against the band program as a whole.
A months-long 3 On Your Side joint investigation with Mississippi Today reveals a low-income housing system that disproportionately affects many of its tenants and suggests America’s bipartisan affordable housing efforts -- funded by federal tax dollars -- may be trapping even more within its walls
When you post a picture, a locator, or any information on Facebook, it then belongs to Facebook. Third party companies can buy access to information you have freely offered. Companies like health insurance providers might be buying that data and using it to help set insurance rates.
A two-year search for justice in 22-year-old Michael Collins' drowning death will come to a close in the coming weeks, even though it's an outcome that worries his father because of so many others who work up and down the Mississippi River.
Tracing the path to long-lost relatives has never been easier. For roughly a hundred bucks, people can unlock information about their ancestors. It's especially useful for adopted children, many of whom believe that knowing the identity of your birth parents is a civil right.
Dozens of people all over the country say they were charged thousands of dollars more than they should have been by a moving company. Some claim they never got their belongings back. Now, one family's ordeal has drawn the attention of federal authorities, investigating a business that claims to have ties right here in the Jackson metro.
For a half century, Malaco Records' soul, blues and gospel music have made the independent, southern soul label a national success. To the surprise of many, the record company is located right here in Magnolia State.
Chances are, your phone rings at least once a day with a call you didn't want and didn't ask for, with someone trying to sell you something or otherwise separate you from your money. How do you make the calls stop?
In a special investigation, 3 On Your Side broke down just how much the Capital City had been losing on parking meters over the last decade. We examined hundreds of those parking meters back in 2016 to see how many worked, after trying to get these numbers from the city.
InvestigateTV is available now on Roku and will be released to other digital streaming services soon. Raycom Media President and CEO Pat LaPlatney made the announcement Thursday at the annual Investigative Reporters and Editors conference in Orlando, FL.