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Victim identified in deadly shooting on Hanging Moss Road

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The Jackson Police Department is investigating a Friday evening shooting that happening at the intersection of Hanging Moss Road and Forest Avenue. It happened just after 6:00 p.m.


Robert Shuler Smith, Hinds DA claiming to be a ‘modern day lynching’ victim, confirms governor run

Robert Shuler Smith, the Hinds County district attorney and a target of multiple criminal probes by Attorney General Jim Hood in recent years, will challenge Hood for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.


Relative IDs relationship of hostages killed during standoff

CLINTON, Miss. (AP) — Vicki Van says there was a time when she called the man accused of killing her nephew and three others a friend. Now she's struggling to understand why the 34-year-old nail salon owner would commit such bloodshed during a violent police standoff at a home in Mississippi.


Gov. Bryant meets with officials in Washington D.C., discusses interests of Mississippi

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLOX/Gray TV) - Gov. Phil Bryant is spending his weekend in Washington D.C. at the 2019 National Governors Association Winter Meeting. Not only is he taking the opportunity to speak with other governors from across the country, but Bryant is also working in the interest of Mississi


Accidental Shooting: Small child suffers gunshot

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - A small child has suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the arm, while inside a vehicle, according to Jackson Police. Police say they're investigating the accidental shooting which happened Saturday in the 5300 block of North State Street.


ATV driver shoots pickup driver

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Jackson Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened at the intersection of Hanging Moss Road and Forest Avenue. Officers say it happened after a car accident involving a pickup truck and an ATV.


Eastside PTO adds committee to support Clinton Alternative School

Clinton Alternative School has a small enrollment and a dozen faculty and staff. It does not have any booster clubs or a Parent Teacher Organization. “Many families rely on the services we offer at Clinton Alterative School, and these teachers and staff are very dedicated, hard-working people,” said


Train clips car in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - A train crashed into a woman's car in Jackson. No one was hurt in the accident and Jackson Police say the car was parked too close to the tracks when the train went by, clipping the veicle.


Repo man shot on the job

JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) - A man attempting to repossess a car in South Jackson was shot while doing his job. Jackson police are investigating the shooting which happened outside a house in the 200 block of Marla avenue.


Death of mentally ill man allegedly beaten by Mississippi police officers ruled homicide

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The death of 31-year-old Mario Clark has been ruled a homicide. Family of the victim alleged that he was beaten by Jackson police officers six days before his death.


1 dead after being hit by car on Ellis Ave.

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - The Jackson Police Department confirms that one person is dead after being struck by a car. It happened around 12:30 p.m. on Ellis Avenue. Witnesses said someone was crossing the road when a woman driving a white Nissan jeep hit them. The woman was also said to have had kids


Woman hit, killed by SUV while trying to cross Ellis Avenue

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Just after midnight, a woman was hit and killed by an SUV on Ellis Avenue near Highway 80. Saturday morning around 12:30 a.m., Jackson police responded to a fatal vehicle accident involving a pedestrian.


Man dies in house fire, family and friends react

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - A man is dead after an overnight house fire. Jackson Fire Department says they received the call just before 4 am. Jackson fire investigators say the fire started in the kitchen on the stove.


Body found in burned car in Marion County

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A body was found in a burned car Friday morning in Marion County. At 9:12 a.m. the Marion County Sheriffs Office received a call about a car fire. When firefighters arrived on scene they discovered a burned body in the car.


Houma doctor among dead in Mississippi hostage standoff: report

One of four people found shot to death in a Clinton, Mississippi, home after a hostage situation last weekend was a doctor from Houma, the Clarion Ledger reports. Dr. Phung Minh Le, 28, was in residency at Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center and was in Mississippi with his fiancee. The young doctor of


Emergency Management: Mississippi, Pearl Rivers flooding

WARREN AND RANKIN COUNTIES, Miss. (WJTV) - In the midst of the severe weather, heavy rainfall is causing the Mississippi River to flood in Warren County and the Pearl River to rise in Rankin County, officials said Saturday.


Broken pipe leads to "major water issue" in Mississippi town

OXFORD, Miss. - Major water issues have been reported in Mississippi. Crews are working to restore water services in the southern part of Oxford. A picture shows a water pipe has broken in the area. Damages have impacted the road and water in the area.


Flooding closes Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge between Kentucky and Illinois

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A bridge across the Ohio River between Kentucky and Illinois has been closed because of flooding. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced Friday that the U.S. 51 bridge connecting Kentucky to Cairo, Illinois would close Friday afternoon because land on the Kentucky side i


One arrested after shooting during vehicle repossession in Jackson

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson police are on the scene of a shooting on Marla Avenue. One person has been taken into custody. According to police, a man was shot during a vehicle repossession in the 200 block of Marla Avenue. He has been taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.


ALERT DAY: Severe Storms Possible Today

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - An Alert Day has been issued for this afternoon due to the potential for severe storms. A line of thunderstorms will push across the state, featuring storms capable of producing damaging straight line wind, large hail, flash flooding and tornadoes. For Central and South Mississi