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Fentanyl found in spice seized from Brandon convenience store, MBN says
Fentanyl, a potent opioid, was found in a vial of spice seized from a Brandon convenience store, state narcotics investigators say.
MBN: Vape oil confiscated last week found to contain fentanyl
“Spice is illegal and unregulated, so a user can never be sure of what he is using,” MBN Director John Dowdy said. “Now that fentanyl has been found in the Spice vials seized last week, people need to understand that the vape high could very likely lead to death.”
Is Jackson a good location for a racetrack?
Is the metro a suitable place for NASCAR? A Jackson city council says he's still waiting for a study on a new race track in Jackson.
Nissan, Habitat build another home - Mississippi Business Journal
Volunteers from Nissan Canton Assembly Plant and Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area recently partnered on their 11th home build. Over the course of two months, nearly one hundred Nissan employees made a commitment of time and effort to build a new home in Jackson for Tyran Trotter and her
Burglar breaks into animal shelter, steals medicine, trashes office
JACKSON, Miss. —Someone broke into the Animal Rescue Fund shelter overnight and stole medicine intended for the animals, authorities said.Shelter workers learned about the break-in Friday morning. In addition to the missing medicine, a window was broken and an office was trashed, ARF director Elizab
Downed tree causes major wreck on I-20, Brandon police say
A downed tree caused a multi-vehicle wreck on I-20 in Brandon, police say.The wreck shutdown all eastbound lanes of traffic Thursday evening.AdvertisementA tree on the interstate caused several vehicles to crash. It also caused at least three vehicles to come off of a car carrier, according to Brand
Mayor selfie gives peek at new JPD car design
Mayor@ChokweALumumbashowing off our new JPD cruiser for#CityHallSelfieDay!!pic.twitter.com/Tg47ASj9i2— City of Jackson (@CityofJacksonMS)August 15, 2018
10-year-old shot in the head makes miraculous recovery
"One minute he's up one minute he's down and the doctor said there wasn't nothing more they could do," the boy's mother, Grace Brice explained.
Decomposed body found in cotton field
The body was found off Highway 16 east, between the Benton and Vaughan exits, Yazoo County authorities said.
Woman sues drug store over alleged assault and robbery in parking lot
On or about Nov. 17, 2015, DiFatta said she went to Walgreens. She said that, after parking in the parking lot, she proceeded to walk to the entrance. Before she got to entrance, an unknown assailant assaulted her, took her purse and other belongings and threatened her with further harm.
West Virginia University basketball player Harris accused of punching man in traffic incident
Wesley Harris, 21, of Jackson, Miss., is accused of punching a man during an incident in Morgantown.
Kroger begins testing driverless grocery deliveries
FILE- This June 15, 2017, file photo shows bagged purchases from the Kroger grocery store in Flowood, Miss. Kroger Co. has chosen a Phoenix suburb as the launching pad for delivering groceries to doorsteps using driverless cars. The U.S. grocer will begin the testing phase of the self-driving servic
Family seeks answers 3 years after their loved one is killed in a hit and run
"If it was an accident which we know it wasn't from the evidence that they showed and told us just come forward get peace within yourself," Brown's sister, Lartasha said.
UPDATE: Body found in Mississippi is believe to be missing Benton man
Benton, La. -UPDATE:A body found this morning in a field off of Highway 16 near Benton, Miss., is believed to be a missing Benton man, according to detectives with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office.
Mississippi inmate's death is the 6th in a year - The Vicksburg Post
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Prison officials in Mississippi confirm that an inmate died over the weekend.News outlets reported that 58-year-old Ricky Martin was at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility near Jackson and was complaining he could not breathe. He was taken to the Rankin County hospita
New movie theater set to open in 2019 at Renaissance
The new 25,000-square-foot building will house six luxury recliner auditoriums with reserved seating, and state of the art surround sound.
WVU basketball player arrested for punching man during alleged road rage incident
Wesley Harris, 21, of Jackson, Miss., is accused of punching a man who drove the wrong way on Jones Street, according to the Morgantown Police Department.
Mississippi inmate's death is the 6th in a year
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -Prison officials in Mississippi confirm that an inmate died over the weekend.News outlets reported that 58-year-old Ricky Martin was at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility near Jackson and was complaining he could not breathe. He was taken to the Rankin County hospital
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
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