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Protestors gather at U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith's campaign office

JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) - Protesters are outside Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith's downtown Jackson office right now. the protest comes after the senator made controversial comments earlier this month. The Senator's most recent controversial comment happened on November 3rd at a rally in Starkville-- where s

WJTV.COM - 2018-11-16 18:52:53

These are the restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day in the Jackson metro

It's the time of year where we all get to see our families and loved ones! Don't go ruining such a special moment! Here are a few things you need to steer clear of in order to have a seamless holiday season. Buzz60 Is the turkey too dry? Didn't want to cook? Or is Thanksgiving food not your thing?

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-11-16 14:00:02

The Latest: Protesters blast Mississippi senator's remarks

George H. Williams of Ridgeland, Miss., holds a protest sign outside the downtown complex that houses the offices of appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Jackson, Miss. Williams, a Marine Corps veteran, said he was upset with comments Hyde-Smith made about "pub

DAILY MAIL - 2018-11-16 21:39:49

Jackson Police Department partners with Pastors to "fight crime with Christ"

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Pastors are partnering with police in a spiritual effort to reduce violent crime in the capital city, and they're offering more than just prayers. In a special report WJTV 12's Margaret-Ann Carter speaks exclusively with Jackson's new police chief about fighting crime with Ch

WJTV.COM - 2018-11-16 23:47:23

Jackson County woman on drug binge left infant son in car to die and pleads guilty

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department said Elizabeth Marie Barhonovich left her infant son, Kash Barhonovich, in her vehicle for over an hour in Vancleave, Mississippi, in June.

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-11-16 00:53:00

Authorities make arrests in drug bust at local McDonald’s

Methamphetamine, codeine, marijuana and cash has been confiscated at this time. Some prescription drugs were also being distributed illegally.

WLBT - 2018-11-16 20:59:00

Jackson: 5 Nearby Rentals To Check Out

JACKSON, MS — Hoping to relocate somewhere new, but not totally prepared to commit long-term? The Jackson area has some great new rentals that could be a good option for you.

PATCH - 2018-11-16 17:44:26

The Latest: Video: Senator talks on making voting difficult

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi appeared at a news conference at the state Republican Party headquarters in Jackson, Miss., on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, and said repeatedly that she would not answer questions about a video that showed her at a Nov. 2 campaign event in Tupelo, Miss.

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-11-16 00:23:13

The BBB is warning Mississippians about a Telephone Scam

The caller claims to be an officer with the Social Security Administration wanting to update your information. The BBB has been contacted by numerous residents throughout the state about the scam. They are asking for your social security number, date of birth, and your mailing address.The BBB is wa

WJTV.COM - 2018-11-16 03:46:16

Ad uses lynching photo to slam senator's 'hanging' remark

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A political ad uses a 1930 photo of a white crowd in Indiana posing around a tree as the lifeless bodies of two black men hang above them, lynched in nooses. The ad superimposes an unrelated photo of a current white senator from Mississippi as text appears: "This is where U.S.

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-11-15 23:25:22

Jackson Fire Dept. Selling Meal Plates

JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) - The Jackson Fire Department, Union Local 87 needs your help! Please show your support by purchasing a meal plate. Meals will consist of grilled chicken, potato salad, baked beans and a drink. Meals are $10.

WJTV.COM - 2018-11-15 17:32:31

Jackson-area ministers, councilman call for Cindy Hyde-Smith to resign after 'public hanging' comment

© Bill Clark/CQ Roll CallCindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., will face a runoff election for her Senate seat.Jackson-area ministers and Ward 6 Councilman Aaron Banks called for Republican U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith to apologize and resign on Tuesday.


22-year-old dies after being shot multiple times, Jackson police say

Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? When breaking news happens, we want you to see it first hand. Thank you for trusting the Clarion Ledger. Wochit The Jackson Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting death. Sgt. Roderick Holmes said the 22-year-old victim died at an area


Jackson police looking for suspects in home invasion

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson police are looking for three suspects in a recent home invasion in north Jackson.Surveillance video and photos were taken of the suspects outside of the home in the 5600 block of Keele Street last week.Home invasion suspects; Source: JPD (Home invasion suspects; Source:


Multi-car accident on I-55 S. before Fortification St. in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation is reporting a multi-car accident on I-55 S. before Fortification St. in Jackson.According to MDOT's website, the center lane is blocked.Drivers should expect delays in the area for the next hour.

WJTV.COM - 2018-11-15 14:13:27

Video: Mississippi basketball coach uses sign language in pep talk to deaf team

FLOWOOD, MS (RNN/CNN) - A heart-warming video is getting attention for all the right reasons. The clip shows basketball players from the Mississippi School for The Deaf receiving a pep talk from one of their coaches toward the end of a Nov. 8 game. Kenny Griffis shared the video on his Twitter accou


Jackson city leaders call for Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith to resign

“Mississippi this is our time to rise up and say that we are not the same, and that we will not tolerate it," said Councilman Aaron Banks


Sunny conditions return after first freeze in Mississippi

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Sunny conditions will return after a cold start Thursday morning. Temperatures will still be below normal but will warm to almost 50 degrees, the National Weather Service said. The official high of 36 degrees in Jackson Wednesday was the earliest in the season the

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-11-15 13:40:31

Challenger: Mississippi senator's 'hanging' comment harmful

Mike Espy who is seeking to unseat appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and serve the last two years of the six-year term vacated when Republican Thad Cochran retired for health reasons, speaks before the leadership of Working Together Jackson during their luncheon and accountability sessi


Multiple crashes on I-55 causing delays

Crash on I-55; Source: MDOT (Crash on I-55; Source: MDOT)There is another crash on I-55 northbound at Exit 46 near the stack also causing delays.Crash on I-55; Source: MDOT (Crash on I-55; Source: MDOT)Please use caution and expect delays on the interstate as you drive to work.

WLBT - 2018-11-15 14:43:00