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WATCH: New Mississippi State assistant Tony Hughes explains why he returned to Starkville
After serving as head coach at Jackson State the past three years, Tony Hughes is joining Joe Moorhead’s staff at Mississippi State. Though Hughes hasn’t worked with Moorhead, he does have experience in Starkville, having served as the Bulldogs’ recruiting coordinator and safeties coach from 2009 to
Video shows moments after nursing home shooting
CLINTON, Miss (WJTV) - We now have an exclusive look at the video of the moment Thomas Ballenger was arrested. The footage shows staff at Woodland's Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center frantically running around after the victim was shot.
Police investigation on I-55, officials won't speak
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Law enforcement's mystery activity impedes traffic for several hours Saturday morning in Jackson. UMMC Police and investigators, who were seemingly looking in the wooded area adjacent to highway 55 South and Fortification Street, obstructed traffic from approximately 10 a.m.
Mississippi cop dumps retired K-9 at animal shelter, is demoted to patrol duty
The Police Department in Jackson, Miss., says its K-9 dogs are like “family” — so it was less than thrilled to discover that a retired police dog had been left at an animal shelter by his handler, who was meant to be looking after it.
JPD Needs Your Help In Finding Suspects
Jackson Police are searching for suspects who tried to steal a trailer and skid loader from the city's Park's and Maintenance Facility on Bullard Street. The vehicles in the surveillance photos are both F-Series trucks. If you know the suspects call 601.255.TIPS (8477). If your information leads to
CL NOW! Mercy killing, Unconvicted, Transgender in Mississippi
Good afternoon. Today is Wednesday, December 12, and this is your CL NOW! newsletter. Here are some of the day's top stories at ClarionLedger.com. 70-year-old man charged with murdering wife who had a stroke.
Hinds County gas station robbed
HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - Byram Police are investigating after a gas station is robbed early Friday morning. The crime happened at the CEFCO gas station on Wynndale Road. Police are searching for the suspect.
Counselor offers tips to help caregivers following shooting
CLINTON, MS (WLBT) - Inside the walls of a Clinton rehabilitation center, the unthinkable happened. An elderly man opened fire and fatally shot his wife, who was a patient at the facility.
Man killed in crash on I-20
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - MHP reports one man has been pronounced dead at the scene of single vehicle crash on I-20. The victim has been identified as forty-three-year-old Daniel K. Gregory of Quitman.
Hinds County District Attorney’s office gives Christmas party to crime victim
HINDS COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - Christmas can be a difficult time for those who lost loved ones to violent crimes, but this week the Hinds County District Attorney’s office is honoring one little girl to make her season brighter.
Intentionally small Burris/Wagnon Architects defies fashion and trend
Burris/Wagnon Architects, P.A., is an “intentionally small” firm in Jackson that has had a big impact on architecture in the state. The firm has designed a wide variety of commercial, residential, civic, ecclesiastical, and educational projects across the state. The firm has won more than a dozen st
TRAFFIC ALERT: Center lanes of I-20 to close in Hinds County
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Several lane closures are planned for road work in Hinds County next week. MDOT says the center and left lanes of Interstate 20 over the railroad bridge before the Interstate 55 split will be shut down.
Mississippi women file class action lawsuit against Trustmark Bank over overdraft fees
Two Mississippi women have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Trustmark National Bank over overdraft fees. Cryesha McDonald of Waynesboro and Chantal Lewis of Jackson filed the lawsuit earlier this week in U.S. District Court in Jackson, alleging Trustmark routinely assess overdraft fees o
Former epidemiologist named new Mississippi health officer
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi State Department of Health has a new leader. The department says in a news release Thursday that the Board of Health is naming Dr. Thomas Dobbs as the state health officer. It's a job he has held on an interim basis since Dr. Mary Currier retired Oct. 31. She ha
Mississippi man charged with killing wife in nursing home
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) – A 70-year-old Mississippi man is charged with murder after police say his wife was shot to death inside a nursing home. Thomas Ballenger was arrested Tuesday night, and was being held at the Clinton Police Department on Wednesday while awaiting an initial court appearance. That
Woman shot through window while in Mississippi Waffle House
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police are investigating after a woman inside a restaurant in Mississippi was shot through a window. Jackson Police spokesman Sgt. Roderick Holmes says the shooting happened at a Waffle House just before midnight Wednesday.
Elderly Mississippi man shoots wife in possible mercy killing
An elderly man is in the custody of the Clinton Police Department in connection to the shooting of his wife at a healthcare home. Clinton police responded to a call Tuesday at around 10 p.m. for a report of a shot or shots fired at Woodlands Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, according to Clinton
Police arrest man after 2 children shot near University of Mississippi Medical Center
JACKSON, Miss. — Police in Mississippi say a man has admitted shooting two young children near a hospital last month. According to The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson Police Chief James Davis says 20-year-old Alcantara Garner surrendered Monday evening and confessed to the Nov. 29 drive-by shooting near the
Avoid the Grinch, use safe shopping practices
JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) - The Twelve Days of Christmas begins tomorrow and so does the countdown to that perfect gift. Police want to make sure holiday shoppers aren’t making themselves a magnet for crime.
Cool Schools: Northside Elementary School
CLINTON, Miss. (WJTV) - Recess is now a time to work out issues. The first step is to simply sit down on the buddy bench. The buddy bench is why Northside Elementary School is this week's 'Cool School.'