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Man with local ties dies in prison
PEARL, Miss. (WTVA) -- A man with local ties becomes the sixth inmate to die in Mississippi Department of Corrections custody.Ricky Martin, 58, was an inmate at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility near Jackson.
Brandon Tact Squad called after shots fired inside home
“We didn’t know what we were getting into,” Thompson said. “Last the family had seen him, he was still alive. Last my officers had seen of him, he was still alive. So, when they made entry, they did discover he had taken his own life.”
Hinds County deputies seize marijuana, THC oil, make arrest
JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) - Hinds County Deputies in partnership with Richland Police seized a sizeable cache of Marijuana and THC oil Tuesday.Jeremey Ward of Madison has been charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.Major Pete Luke said, There are 240 individually pack
Metrocenter Mall will be no more as of Wednesday
JACKSON, Miss. —The long-struggling Metrocenter Mall will be no more as of Wednesday.Mall management saidin Januarythat the mall was closing and tenants' leases were not being renewed. One of the final occupants,the Mississippi Highway Patrol Driver Services, is also closing Wednesday.AdvertisementB
FBI: Sheriff was bribed to shelter drug dealer for 15 years
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal authorities say a Mississippi sheriff gave protection for years to a drug dealer who robbed other dealers and kicked back stolen money and drug profits to the lawman.The illegal partnership began about 15 years ago when Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer — who r
Mississippi hospital worker fired after video shows him using racial slur repeatedly
The man works as a radiology technician at the hospital in Jackson, Miss., and its corporate offices are in Memphis.
New restaurants coming to County Line Road
“Mississippi, in general, has been a big attraction to us. We have had the two stores in Mississippi for a while and have been looking to branch out through the entire state, and Ridgeland seemed like the next good option for us,” Caitlin Lucas, marketing director for Shrimp Basket, said.
Robber leaves Little Caesar’s empty-handed, moves on to Dollar General, JPD says
A man wearing a dark-colored, hooded top with “Reebok” on the chest and a red bandanna covering his mouth walked into the Little Caesars in the 4500 block of N. State Street just after 1:30 p.m. Monday, police said. He was armed with a handgun and demanded cash, but left empty-handed, police said.
Donut Palace reacts to racial slur video
FLOWOOD, Miss. (WJTV)-- - People everywhere are still in shock after seeing a viral video showing a former hospital employee using a racial slur repeatedly. The altercation has been viewed by people all over the country,and most people who have seen it say both the customer and employee of the donu
Racist man calls pregnant Black woman n-word on video and gets fired from medical center 'You're a n****r shut up!' - theGrio
The two continued to feud. Wardlaw then shot back, “you’re a son of a b**** that’s what you are, you don’t speak to me that way.”
Hinds County gives Clinton $1.5M for road paving
“It is a tremendous impact. It cleans up neighborhoods. People say, ‘Look how nice my street is. Let’s get some planting that makes my yard look better.’ It helps the whole neighborhood,” Clinton Mayor Phil Fisher said.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident on U.S. 49 N. at Old U.S. 49
RICHLAND, Miss. (WJTV) - First responders are on the scene of an accident in Richland.It happened on U.S. 49 North at Old U.S. 49.There's no word on any injuries at this time.According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, it could take an hour to clear the scene.
Man killed after hit by car on I-20
According to Jackson police, the identity of the pedestrian is unknown, but he is a white male.
WATCH: Man in Scrubs Calls Woman the N-Word in Mississippi
FacebookA man dressed in scrubs called a black woman the n-word during a racist rant at a Flowood, Mississippi, donut shop in an incident caught on video.
1-20 crash in Hinds County causes traffic delays
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)--Traffic is backed up on I-20 near Robinson Road in Hinds County.Two right lanes are blocked on the westbound side of the interstate near Exit 40B.Stay with WJTV 12 for updates.
Kyle Thomas: Man Fired by Mississippi Hospital After Racist Donut Shop Rant
Kyle Thomas,a radiology tech from Mississippi, has been fired from his job at a local hospital after he wascaught on videousing the n-word multiple times while screaming at a black woman at a donut shop. Video of the incident at Donut Palace in Flowood, near Jackson, Mississippi, went viral this wee
Flash flooding hits Jackson Metro
Reports of water covering the road have been reported on Old Canton Road, Ridgewood Road, Wilshire St., and near Woodrow Wilson Avenue.
AP News - Mississippi hospital fires employee over racial slur video
FLOWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi hospital says an employee recorded on video using a slur offensive to African-Americans has been fired.WJTV-TV reports the video was taken Saturday at a Flowood doughnut shop. Donut Palace employee Keaundrea Wardlaw filmed the encounter with Kyle Thomas using a ce
MHP wants to help keep children safe this school year
RIDGELAND, Miss. —The Mississippi Highway Patrol is teaming up with the Mississippi Department of Education to help keep kids safe this school year.The annual operation S.T.O.P. campaign is officially underway.AdvertisementIt stands for Safe Transport of Passengers.It will focus on school bus loadin
TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident on I-20 E. before Gallatin St.
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - First responders are on the scene of an accident in Jackson.The crash is on I-20 East before Gallatin Street.According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, the left lane is blocked.Officials said it could take an hour to clear the scene.