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UPDATE: Hinds County DA calls Jackson murder suspect's release "unconstitutional"

A Jackson murder suspect -- deemed a danger to the community -- has been released because he was never indicted by a grand jury, a move the district attorney calls "unconstitutional." Police initially charged 21-year-old Nicholas Coats with killing 23-year-old Chelsie Lynn Kirschten on August 17, 20

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 18:56:12

A Jackson Woman Hopes to Win Big on The Price is Right

A bucket list goal for a cancer survivor earns a Mississippi woman a spot on the price is right. The excitement has been nonstop for Monique Montgomery. The government attorney says her aunt was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and given just months to live, but after a successful outcome, Montgom

WJTV.COM - 2018-01-18 00:22:55

Winter weather closings, delays for Thursday

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Temperatures will warm up quickly after a frigid Thursday morning, the National Weather Service says. Most areas will be above freezing by Thursday afternoon. Here are a list of closings and delays still in effect. Jackson Public Schools are open today: Covington

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-01-18 13:21:53

Hinds County Deputies intercept contraband, one inmate charged with escape

Hinds County Sheriff's Deputies intercepted a cache of contraband and arrested a Hinds County Detention Center inmate allegedly trying to retrieve it. Major Pete Luke said 23-year-old Terrence Paige, of Jackson, attempted to escape through the roof of the jail hoping to get a package containing cont

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 03:54:38

Ridgeland woman competes on Jeopardy

Alex Trebek has provided fans with an update on his health, and though he didn't answer in the form of a question, he says his "prognosis is excellent." Time The beam of the bright studio lights. The opportunity to flex your mental muscles in front of millions. Getting to fly to California and meet

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-01-18 18:14:08

Drivers taken to hospital following wreck

Two people were taken to the hospital following a near head-on collision Wednesday afternoon. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said a 2014 Nissan Altima, driven by Andrea Kitchens, that was westbound on Oak Ridge Road and hit by a 2001 Ford truck, driven by David Ogan, that was eastbound around 12

VICKSBURG POST - 2018-01-18 03:26:00

Firefighter slips on ice at house fire

A firefighter was hurt while fighting a house fire in Jackson. The fire reignited Thursday morning on Richmond Circle. The homeowner said she had been cooking Wednesday around 6:30 p.m. and forgot she left something on the stove when grease caused a fire in the kitchen. The fire spread and destroy

WAPT - 2018-01-18 15:41:00

Winter Weather Leads to Several Accidents in Jackson

As the winter weather moved through the Jackson metro, it left several accidents in its path. For tow-trucks responded to the accidents, the crashes have seemingly non-stop. Crews are working to treat the roads, but the snow keeps falling. A warning sign along Interstate 55 Tuesday morning was up ea

WJTV.COM - 2018-01-16 23:29:41

Former Chattanooga police officer indicted on possession of child pornography

A former officer who was being investigated by the FBI days after he resigned from the Chattanooga Police Department last year has been indicted on possession of child pornography. Brian Moody III was first placed on administrative leave on May 5, 2017 before resigning four days later. An internal

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-01-18 18:48:54

Authorities hunt for inmate who escaped Middle Tennessee Jail

Nashville Crime Stoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have information about. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Authorities are asking the public for help in locating an inmate who authorities sa

THE TENNESSEAN - 2018-01-18 13:37:33

Chattanooga airport seeing canceled flights

More than a half dozen flights to and from Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport have been canceled today as cities continue to deal with wintry weather. Five of the cancellations involve flights to and from Charlotte, according to Lovell Field. A pair of the flights go to or from Washington, D.C., and a

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-01-18 15:17:55

Manchester man cited for stealing several newspapers

A Manchester man has been cited for shoplifting after allegedly taking approximately 200 print editions of the Manchester Times from the Manchester Walmart Wednesday morning (Jan. 17). Austin David Florence, 20, of Manchester, was cited by Manchester Police Department officer Daniel Ray after a repo

MANCHESTER TIMES - 2018-01-18 02:31:00

79 Films to be featured at Lookout Wild Film Festival

Today you can start watching 79 films for 30 bucks, this weekend's Lookout Wild Film Festival opens tonight at Memorial Auditorium. The festival runs through today January 18th until Sunday, January 21st. The festival works to bring the best outdoor adventure and conservation films from around the w

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-01-18 17:11:00

One person injured in a house fire in East Lake

One person was injured in an house fire that broke out in a duplex in East Lake. The fire happened on the 4800 block of General Thomas Boulevard, just before midnight on Wednesday night. According to the Chattanooga Fire Department the fire was located in the kitchen in Apartment A. The fire was spr

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-01-18 18:19:00

Cold weather brings more people to Chattanooga's homeless shelters

With freezing temps hitting the Chattanooga area, cold weather shelters have become lifesavers for some of the area's homeless population. The Salvation Army of Greater Chattanooga's emergency cold weather shelter was at capacity Tuesday night as frigid temperatures rolled into the region, bringing

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-01-18 05:08:04

Newest Little Free Library installed at White County Rec Complex

Sarah Hedrick, Nathan Hill, Josh Hill, Victoria Boykin (who serves as teen librarian at White County Public Library), Liam Cole, and Serena Cole combined their efforts to complete the newest Little Free Library. Because of the efforts of several teen volunteers, White County will now benefit from it

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 09:43:13

Tips sought after man shot and killed in front yard

SAN ANTONIO -- Homicide investigators need your help to track down a man's killer. Officers responded to a call for a shooting at a home on the 900 block of Poinsettia on Friday, January 15, 2016. When they arrived, they found 34-year-old Roger Soto shot in the front yard. Soto died at the scene. In

NEWS4SANANTONIO.COM - 2018-01-18 09:42:47

Seguin Police Department writes note to excuse man from work because of weather

SEGUIN, Texas (KXAN) - As ice and cold kept many people home earlier this week, some worried about having to go to work. So one man asked the police department in Seguin, Texas, to write him an excused absence. On Tuesday the department wrote on its Facebook page about how icy the roads were and enc

KXAN - 2018-01-18 12:11:36

KSAT Weather: Still cold Thursday, another cold front expected this weekend

SAN ANTONIO - South Texas has been getting a good taste of winter lately, and this latest cold blast won't be going anywhere quickly. By the weekend, we will be looking at yet another cold front - it just won't be as strong. Cold Thursday While not starting as cold as we did Wednesday, Thursday mor

KSAT 12 - 2018-01-18 03:09:45

Family of girl killed in crash putting off funeral due to cost

A San Antonio family is planning the funeral of a 17-year-old girl who was killed while sitting in a stalled car that was hit from behind. Henry Martinez never thought he would be planning for his niece's funeral. "We don't plan for this," he said. "I know it is an accident but it is hard. She didn

KENS 5 - 2018-01-17 23:56:44