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1 in custody after short pursuit by Madison Police; 1 wanted

MADISON, Miss. (WJTV) -- The Madison Police Department arrested a man after a short pursuit Thursday. They are looking for the second suspect. Officer said they attempted to stop a stolen 2015 Toyota Tacoma on Highway 51 near Walgreens. Authorities said a brief vehicle pursuit occurred and the vehic

WJTV.COM - 2018-03-16 21:21:57

Millions lost on Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival

The Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival may not be returning this year because of millions reportedly lost since its inception, according to a PEER memo. Visit Jackson officials say there were no losses, instead an investment in bringing tourism to the city. Senator John Hohrn says the Jackson Rhythm

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-17 00:10:11

Jacksonians show up and show out for St. Patrick's Day celebrations

People showed up and showed out in Jackson Saturday as several events were put on to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Our four-legged friends were some of the first to celebrate Saturday morning at the Hollywood Feed Pet Parade. In the sea of green, one animal stuck out and took the top prize in the cos

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-18 01:45:27

Pearl police looking for man who stole $200 of meat from grocery store

Man steals $200 of meat from grocery store; Source: Pearl Police Department Man steals $200 of meat from grocery store; Source: Pearl Police Department Man steals $200 of meat from grocery store; Source: Pearl Police Department PEARL, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Pearl Police are asking for the publ

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-16 12:58:32

Inmate's mother alleges her son has been singled out for abuse by corrections officers

"Pretty much all of Jackson, Mississippi is incarcerated," says Tracey Chandler who gathered with other supporters to protest unfair laws, corruption and the poor treatment of prisoners on Thursday. Hear them explain why you should care. C. Todd Sherman/The Clarion-Ledger The mother of a state inma

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-03-16 21:22:12

Kingz Kitchen bringing jerk turkey legs to Food Truck Mash-Up

Check out the sites and sounds from other Food Truck Mash-Up events before Mississippi's first one set for March 24 at the Mississippi Braves' Trustmark Park. Wochit On March 24, we're hosting our first-ever Food Truck Mash-Up at Trustmark Park in Pearl. As the event draws near, we want to tell you

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-03-17 22:00:06

Prom dress giveaway in Brandon

It's that time of year again where teens dress to impress. I am talking prom season. Some parents could end up spending big bucks when searching for the latest trends. Puckett High School's Family Culture and Community Leaders of America hosted a prom dress giveaway to help those in need. Searching

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-17 19:14:12

Mississippi man charged with rolling back odometers

JACKSON, Miss. (WTOK) - Mark Longgrear, 53, of Jackson, was arrested Wednesday and charged in a federal criminal complaint with rolling back the odometers of multiple high mileage vehicles and selling the cars with doctored titles. Longgrear appeared in court Thursday for an initial appearance. He's


One airlifted to hospital after crash involving 18-wheeler in Brandon

Highway 471 is back open after an accident involving an 18-wheeler in Brandon. One man was airlifted to UMMC after rear-ending an 18-wheeler near Lakeland Drive at around 5:30 a.m.. Police say the driver of the 18-wheeler was not seriously injured. Highway 471 is back open after an accident involvin


Pearl Police search for shoplifting suspect

Courtesy: Pearl Police Dept. PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) -- The Pearl Police Department is working to find a suspected shoplifter. They said the male suspect took $200.00 worth of meet from a business on February 27, 2018. Investigators said the man put the meat inside a tote. The man got away in what appea

WJTV.COM - 2018-03-16 12:33:11

Man killed in shooting on West Countyline Rd. overnight

Jackson police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened on West Countyline Road overnight. Shortly after midnight, officers responded to the Avalon Park Apartments for a shooting where they found a man dead near the parking lot. Witnesses say some type of argument took place just before th


Altercation ends in fatal shooting in north Jackson, police say

When breaking news happens, we want you to see it first hand. Thank you for trusting the Clarion Ledger. Wochit Police find the victim of a fatal shooting in the parking lot of a north Jackson apartment complex. Around midnight, JPD responded to the Avalon Park Apartments located on West County Lin


Jackson police respond to domestic shooting

Jackson Police respond to a domestic shooting at Somerset Apartments. Source: WLBT Jackson Police responded to Somerset Apartments on County Line Road shortly before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night. Police now say it was a domestic incident. According to Sgt. Roderick Holmes, a 30-year-old woman fired shots


3 On Your Side Investigates: Deadly Force

3 On Your Side has confirmed one Jackson police officer pulled the trigger in two deadly officer-involved shootings over a three-month period, according to multiple sources. The officer's name will not be disclosed unless a grand jury returns a verdict in that case. Still, the revelation causes conc


Former Mississippi cop sentenced to 5 years on marijuana charge

JACKSON, Miss. - A former Mississippi police officer has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for trying to obtain and distribute 110 pounds (50 kilograms) or more of marijuana. U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate sentenced the 33-year-old Thomas Wheeler Monday, after Wheeler pleaded guil


Police investigating homicide at Jackson apartment complex

Jackson police are investigating a deadly shooting at a North Jackson apartment complex. Police said they found the man dead near the parking lot of the Avalon Park Apartments on West County Line Road around 12 a.m. Wednesday. Witnesses said they heard someone arguing in the parking lot of the compl