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Sexual harassment lawsuit settled by Jackson City Council

Council members voted to settle the case in an amount not to exceed $35,000, without admitting any liability, WLBT reported. Council members said it would cost the city more money to fight the lawsuit. In the complaint, Coleman had asked for back pay, damages and attorneys fees.

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-09-19 13:42:00

Elderly woman robbed at Walgreens in Jackson

"I walked out of the store," said Reed. "I was waiting at the curb for my ride to pick me up,and she drove up and didn't say anything to me she just drove up and snatched my purse.She just reached her hand out of the window"

WJTV.COM - 2018-09-19 02:57:05

UPDATE: Man charged with murdering his family members in Jackson

Officers were originally called to a home about someone being held against their will. When they got there, they found a man in a wheelchair, just outside the home and a firearm was near him. After the mam told officers he shot someone, they later walked to the back of the home and discovered thre

WJTV.COM - 2018-09-17 17:30:52

Federal lawsuit filed against officers, City of Jackson after death of woman in officer involved shooting

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A $10,000 federal lawsuit was filed Monday morning against police officers and the City of Jackson.The family of 23-year-old Crystalline Barnes, who they say was killed by Jackson police, held a news conference Monday as they seek answers in her death. The family says someone sh

WDAM-TV - 2018-09-17 15:13:00

Man found guilty of capital murder in 2014 shooting death of 13-year-old

Tony Clark’s 23-year-old nephew, Teaonta Clark, is also charged with murder in the case. Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest says he faces a separate trial.

WLBT - 2018-09-18 19:31:00

Why are youths charged with murder and other violent crime housed at juvenile center in Jackson?

Youths charged as adults with violent crimes including capital murder, murder and armed robbery are now housed at the Henley-Young Juvenile Justice Center in Jackson, prompting a call for more funding for additional detention officers and other needs.

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-09-18 21:53:00

Jackson budget includes worker pay increases

A couple minutes in, as the mayor compared his budget with that of the last three administrations, a light wind knocked the city seal off of the lectern, which was held up by clumps of duct tape.

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-09-18 23:16:00

Mississippi man kills his family in Jackson home

When they arrived on scene, they found a man in a wheelchair just outside the home, and a firearm was near him.

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Kaepernick Catastrophe Has Mississippi Police Nuking Nike

Now, as the controversy continues to gain steam,Mississippi police are leaping into the frayas well with a powerful move.

CONSTITUTION.COM - 2018-09-18 16:06:03

Family of woman killed in officer involved shooting seeks answers in death

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The family of a woman, who they say was killed by Jackson police, will hold a news conference Monday as they seek answers in her death.The family of 23-year-old Crystalline Barnes says someone should be held responsible for her death. Back in January, an officer pulled Barnes ov

WLBT - 2018-09-17 15:13:00

El Centro in Jackson, "The Mississippi Story" Returns and Jackson FOG Program

Yoseph Ali, owner of Aladdin Mediterranean Grill in Fondren, opened a Mexican restaurant called El Centro (318 S. State St.) in downtown Jackson on Monday, Sept. 17.

JACKSON FREE PRESS - 2018-09-18 17:40:00

Woman from Mississippi found dead at truck stop in New Orleans

The store manager, who did not want to be identified, says she received a call from a dispatcher, asking them to conduct a welfare check. They discovered the doors were locked.

WWL-TV - 2018-09-18 03:38:50

Driver crashes into multiple vehicles, stabs himself in the chest on Highway 80

According to Lt. McGairty with Pearl police, a man, possibly in his 40s, was driving a green pickup truck around 10 a.m. and crashed into a car at Pearson Road and Highway 80 before hitting another vehicle on Old Brandon Road.

WLBT - 2018-09-17 17:19:00

How One Woman Is Trying To Save Mississippi Through The Power Of Vegetables

Cindy Ayers Elliott is probably not the first person to have a life-altering epiphany after hearing Michelle Obama speak. For Ayers Elliott, the aha moment came around 2010 at a conference she attended in Washington where Obama spoke aboutLet’s Move!, her healthy foods initiative. Ayers Elliott had

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-09-18 11:13:17

BREAKING: Man charged with murdering his family members in Jackson

Officers were originally called to a home about someone being held against their will. When they got there, they found a man in a wheelchair, just outside the home and a firearm was near him. After the mam told officers he shot someone, they later walked to the back of the home and discovered thre

WJTV.COM

TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident on I-220 N. at Watkins Dr. in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation is reporting an accident on I-220 N. at Watkins Drive in Jackson.According to MDOT's website, the accident is on the left shoulder.Drivers should expect delays for the next hour.

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Part of Old Brandon Road in Pearl to close for paving

PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) - According to the Pearl Police Department's Facebookpage, Old Brandon Road between Bierdeman Road and Pemberton Drive will be closed for paving on Tuesday.

WJTV.COM - 2018-09-18 10:26:08

Jackson police investigating deaths of 3 women found shot to death, man fatally shot in separate incident

Just after 4 a.m. on Key Street Saturday morning, officers responded to a residence there that had been shot into. Authorities later learned that a man and a woman inside had been shot, and the man's condition was critical.

THE CLARION LEDGER

City Of Jackson, Mississippi To Host City-Wide Spades Tournament

The City of Jackson, MS may have created the one event everyone who has participated in a cookout, family reunion or game night wants to participate in.

MYHOUSTONMAJIC.COM - 2018-09-17 20:07:24

Audit highly critical of State Board of Dental Examiners

Board president Frank Conaway Jr. had only limited comments on the report Monday, telling the Clarion-Ledger, "The report pointed out some things and we corrected them."

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-09-17 22:34:00