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What's needed is a dialogue between metro-area officials

Two men are taken into custody by Jackson Police for a carjacking. Some suspect them to be involved in a series of carjackings in the metro area. Harold Gater/The Clarion-Ledger The other day I was reading a story on new Moss Point Mayor Mario King's plans to host a meeting of mayors in Jackson Cou

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2017-09-22 19:09:46

Former Madison Central receiver Mike Espy talks Jaguar football

Espy helps break down the Clinton, Madison Central game and talks about his 99' state championship team. Hearst Television participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on purchases made through our links to retailer sites. Espy helps break down the Cl

WAPT - 2017-09-23 05:49:00

Crooks try to break into gas station; walk away empty-handed

Someone tried to break into a Jackson convenience store early Friday. The attempted burglary was reported about 3:30 a.m. at the Marathon gas station on Interstate 55 near Canton Mart Road. The glass front door had been broken, but officers said it didn't appear that the thieves made it inside. Any

WAPT - 2017-09-22 12:29:00

Three wanted in attempted gas station break-in

Jackson police are investigating an attempted burglary at the Marathon gas station at I-55 and Old Canton Rd. Officers responded at approximately 0335 hrs. Surveillance showed 3 identified black males, two attempted to pry open the entrance but were unsuccessful. The suspects drove off in a dark

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-22 11:58:09

Airport study touts $1.84 billion state footprint

An economic study estimated the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority had a $1.84 billion impact on the state last year. The Jackson State University College of Business study, which examined airport operations and income from 2016, also estimated close to 10,000 state jobs from the airport. "Our ai

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2017-09-21 16:47:50

Family wants accused Party City shooter released while awaiting retrial

The family of a man accused of shooting and killing the manager of a Party City in Ridgeland wants him released from jail while he awaits a new trial. Joshua Archie is charged with capital murder in the October 2012 shooting death of Bobby Adams. A Madison County jury heard seven days of testimony a

WAPT - 2017-09-21 20:47:00

Judge declares mistrial in Party City murder case

A judge declared a mistrial for a man standing trial for capital murder five years after a robbery and shooting that killed a manager at a Party City store in Ridgeland. Joshua Archie, now 26, was also facing a conspiracy charge in connection with the October 2012 incident that killed Bobby Adams.

WAPT - 2017-09-21 01:57:00

Documentary focuses on problems with kids using technology

Malco Grandview theater in Madison is hosting a special documentary called "Screenagers" next week. The film focuses on how parents and kids are adapting to the changing environment of the digital age. The film discusses issues of children using cellphones, playing video games and looking at comput

WAPT - 2017-09-20 18:44:00

Cycling event benefits ovarian cancer research

Dozens of people will be cycling for cancer research Thursday. Newk's Cares and St. Dominic Hospital are hosting the 4th Annual Ovarian Cycle Jackson at The Club at the Township in Ridgeland. Supporters will ride in 45-minute sessions. It is all to support ovarian cancer research and to honor surviv

WAPT - 2017-09-21 12:27:00

DA will retry Party City murder suspect

According to Madison County DA Michael Guest, the office does intend to retry the Party City murder case against Archie. Guest learned today that the vote was 10-2 in favor of conviction. Guest said the case should be reset in the next few days with a trail likely in early 2018. A mistrial has been

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 02:18:54

Cycling for a special reason in Ridgeland

September is ovarian cancer awareness month and St. Dominic's and Newk's teamed up for their fourth annual Ovarian Cycle Jackson. Over 150 people got on stationary bikes at the Club in Ridgeland, sweated and peddled for the special cause Thursday morning. Participants volunteered in the fundraiser f

WAPT - 2017-09-21 23:17:00

Backyard astronomy gives a glimpse into the heavens

According to NASA,this month the Earth was struck by the largest solar flare to occur in 12 years. On Wednesday, Sept. 6, the Sun released a tremendous X9.3 flare, one of the strongest ever recorded. Wochit Jim Waltman of Flora hardly jumped on the astronomy bandwagon with the approach of the recen

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2017-09-20 20:33:05

Attorney: Final San Francisco plane crash lawsuit settled

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California dentist who was aboard an Asiana Airlines plane that crashed in San Francisco four years ago - killing three girls and injuring roughly 200 others - reached a settlement Thursday with the airline, ending what her attorney said was the last pending lawsuit in the U.S

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-22 00:38:26

3 rescued, 1 dead on boat missing in Hurricane Maria

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says a woman and two children were rescued from a boat that went missing off Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria, but a man died aboard the vessel. The Coast Guard in Miami said in a statement that a British Royal Navy helicopter hoisted three people Wednesday night

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-21 18:22:13

Man dead after opening fire outside Hub City nightclub

The suspect involved in an overnight shooting at Ropers in Hattiesburg died from his injures, according to authorities. Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem identified the suspect as Bryan Wright, 40, of Petal. She said there was at least one gunshot wound visible, and the body will be sent to th

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-23 07:43:44

Overnight news: Jackson State reports bomb threat and wild dogs on campus, fatal Scott Co. crash

A bomb threat was made against a dormitory at Jackson State University Friday morning. Jackson firefighters, police, EMTs as well as JSU campus police responded and students were evacuated from McAllister dorm. The Prentiss Street entrance to the campus was also blocked off, WAPT reported. The all c

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2017-09-22 13:52:54

Trooper meets girl he rescued - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

An 11-year-old girl in Iowa got a chance to say "thank you" to a trooper who saved her life. (Source: KCCI/CNN) WINTERSET, IA (KCCI/CNN) - An 11-year-old girl in Iowa got a chance to say "thank you" to a trooper who saved her life. She was trapped underneath a car that hit her while she was riding h

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-22 02:14:10

Woman hospitalized after hit and run in Jackson

Jackson Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault in which a woman was hit by a car on Thursday afternoon. A release from Sgt. Roderick Holmes said police were called to the 400 block of Ash Street around 1:22 p.m. regarding a woman hit by a vehicle. Police said the incident occurre

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2017-09-21 21:18:47

Man wanted for murder in Jasco stabbing investigation in custody

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - A man wanted in a weekend deadly stabbing investigation in Jackson has been arrested. Jackson Police said U.S. Marshals arrested Allen Johnson He was wanted for murder in connection with the death of 60-year-old Charles Green. Officers went to the Jacso on Woodrow Wilson Sund

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-21 18:23:03

WWII service member buried in his Mississippi hometown

Photo: The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency SYLVARENA, Miss. (WJTV) - The remains of a Mississippi native who served the United States during World War II was finally buried in his hometown Friday. Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Ray James was buried in Sylvarena, Mississippi. He was 21 when he died. A

WJTV.COM - 2017-09-22 21:05:22