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One person injured in Brandon Hwy. 18 accident

Brandon Police officials say one person was injured Sunday afternoon in an accident on Highway 18. Brandon Police Lieutenant Rick Fowler says the crash, involving two mustangs and a SUV, occurred on Highway 18 and Greenfield Drive. Officials say a SUV was traveling southbound on Hwy. 18 and about to

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-17 23:15:54

Man & woman shot near Jackson park

Jackson, MISS. (WJTV) - The Jackson Police Department responded to a shooting on Monday night. They said a man and woman were shot in the 600 block of Guidici Street near Battlefield Park. Sgt. Roderick Holmes said they were taken to another location by a car and that's officers found them. We're to

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-19 12:36:17

One dead after Vicksburg house fire

Source: Raycom image bank According to Vicksburg Fire Chief, one person is dead after a fire in Vicksburg. The house sits at Marcus Street near Confederate Avenue. We have a crew headed to the scene working to get more details on this developing story. We will update as soon as we know more.

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 15:37:37

Ex-boxer David Bey killed in construction accident

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A former heavyweight boxing champ who was defeated by Larry Holmes died in a construction accident on Thursday. David Bey, 60, of Philadelphia, was struck by a piece of metal and killed while working on a mixed-use real estate development project in Camden, according to the Occup

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-19 17:22:25

Already a Category 2, Maria is expected to become a 'major hurricane'

Hurricane Maria is forecast to rapidly strengthen over the next two days as it takes aim at Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma just days ago. The storm is expected to become a major hurricane before it hits the Leeward Islands over the next few days, intensifying to a Category 4 hurrica

WAPT - 2017-09-18 12:13:00

JPD investigates 2 separate back-to-back shootings

Updated: 8:10 AM CDT Sep 19, 2017 Jackson police were called to two separate shootings Monday night that were reported at about the same time. Officers were called about 10:30 p.m. to the 600 block of Guidici Street, where someone reported that a man and a woman had been shot. They drove to a seco

WAPT - 2017-09-19 13:10:00

Overnight news: 2 shootings reported at same time in Jackson; JPS parent sues state

Jackson police are investigating two separate shootings that were reported at the same time Monday night. One shooting occurred in the 600 block of Guidici St. at about 10:30 p.m. A man and woman were shot at that location and drove to a second location where officers found them. Both victims said t

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2017-09-19 13:56:43

Three killed in Jackson's deadly weekend

The weekend of violence started with a murder at the Deluxe Inn on Highway 80 Saturday. Thirty-six-year-old Ayanna Thames was stabbed in a car by a male assailant. READ MORE: Woman stabbed at Jackson hotel identified Police released a surveillance video of her attacker fleeing the scene. Sunday, a

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 00:37:09

Police search for suspect in west Jackson shooting

A man was hospitalized after being shot in West Jackson Monday, officials said. According to a release from Sgt. Roderick Holmes, the man was shot multiple times in the 200 block of Eisenhower Street on Monday afternoon. The man was taken from the scene to an area hospital. His condition is unkno

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2017-09-18 20:36:18

Altercation leads to shooting in west Jackson, police say

A man was hospitalized Monday after a shooting, Jackson police said. The man, whose name has not been released, was shot multiple times Monday afternoon in the 200 block of Eisenhower Street in west Jackson, police said. He was conscious when he was taken to a hospital at about 2:20 p.m., but his co

WAPT - 2017-09-18 20:35:00

Rihanna's new makeup line is getting praise from people with albinism

With forty shades, there's something for everyone! Updated: 12:05 PM CDT Sep 19, 2017 With forty shades, there's something for everyone! Rihanna's Fenty Beauty isn't the only beauty line to offer a wide range of foundation shades, but its forty shade spectrum launch has won the brand fast fans: Fo

WAPT - 2017-09-19 17:05:00

Hattiesburg Police arrest woman in connection to arson case

Chelsey Brown arrested for arson. Mugshot: Hattiesburg Police Department HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WJTV) - Hattiesburg Police have arrested a woman in connection to an arson investigation. Police say officers along with Hattiesburg firefighters responded to the Hardwood Court Apartments on September 14,

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-19 17:47:55

Fired US Attorney Bharara starting podcast on justice

FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara arrives before former FBI director James Comey testifies at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Bharara told USA Today for an article publish

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-19 17:32:14

Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops

This undated photo released Tuesday, Sept 19, 2017 by the al-Qaida-affiliated Ibaa News Agency, that is consistent with independent AP reporting, shows smoke rising over buildings that were hit by Syrian government forces bombardment, in Khan Sheikhoun, in the northern province of Idlib, Syria. A S

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-19 17:12:19

Trump singles out Venezuela for criticism in UN speech

United States President Donald Trump speaks during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) UNITED NATIONS (AP) - President Donald Trump has singled out Venezuela during a speech to the U.N. as a threat to democratic principles alongs

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-19 17:02:51

Coroner responds to Vicksburg house fire

We have a crew on the scene working to get more information about this deadly house fire investigation. Stay with us as we follow this breaking news story on WJTV 12 at noon. We have a crew on the scene working to get more information about this deadly house fire investigation. Stay with us as we fo

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-19 16:21:31

The future of Taco Bell: Fewer drive-thrus, more booze

Some serious changes are underway at Taco Bell, including one that will change the way you hit up fourth meal. According to Food & Wine, the fast food chain plans on opening up to 350 new restaurants by 2022, and all of them will be missing one key feature: the drive thru. Despite a good majority of

WAPT - 2017-09-19 16:17:00

Survey shows childhood obesity may be falling in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - New government data show Mississippi children aren't getting fatter, and may be getting skinnier. Among children aged 10-17, 37 percent were either overweight or obese in 2016. An advocacy group, the Trust for America's Health, released a report Tuesday analyzing data collected

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-19 16:14:39

JPS parents asks federal judge to block takeover

Jackson city council member Melvin Priester Jr. and Jackson Public Schools board member Jed Oppenheim vow to fight a possible state takeover of the city's schools. Wochit A group of Jackson Public Schools parents are challenging Mississippi's efforts to take over the district's schools, saying the

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2017-09-19 16:00:43

JPS parents file lawsuit against State Superintendent, other state education leaders

Jackson, Miss. (WJTV) - Parents of students in Jackson Public Schools have filed a request for injunctive relief against State Superintendent of Education Dr. Carey Wright, Board Chair Rosemary Aultman, and Heather Westerfield, the Chair of the State Commission on School Accreditation. There are 30

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-19 15:36:10