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Police: Mississippi truck driver said he had 7 or 8 drinks before crash that killed 3

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A tractor-trailer driver from Mississippi, facing charges after a crash on a Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people, told investigators he had consumed seven or eight drinks earlier in the day, state police said.

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-10-15 19:15:00

Armed men rob two gas stations in Jackson

In each incident, three to four armed black males wearing hooded tops with their faces covered, demanded money. The suspects fled both locations with an undetermined amount of cash, traveling in a small, white 4-door sedan, JPD spokesman Sgt. Roderick Holmes said in a statement.

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-10-15 15:14:00

Mississippi mayor collects signatures for legal marijuana

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WJTV) - A Mississippi mayor is trying to legalize medicinal marijuana, the Associated Press reports.

WJTV.COM - 2018-10-14 22:38:29

Mississippi State Fair will be longer next year

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - As crews pack up the rides and other attractions at the Mississippi State Fair, plans are already underway for a longer fair in 2019.

WLBT - 2018-10-15 16:47:00

Jackson Police search for suspects after 2 separate armed robberies

Sgt. Holmes said three to four black men, wearing hooded tops with their faces covered, took an undetermined amount of cash from both locations. Police believe the suspects are in a small, white four door sedan.

WJTV.COM - 2018-10-15 10:10:10

"No one will help" elderly Jackson woman, says city responsible for caving-in home

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - A 64-year-old woman in Jackson tells WJTV 12’s Shay O’Conner she is trying to get work done on her home, after the city has failed her.

WJTV.COM - 2018-10-14 21:56:11

Report: This is Mississippi's favorite TV celebrity chef

According to a new report out byUSDirect,the top celebrity chef in Mississippi isAnne Burellfrom the Food Network show, Worst Cooks in America.

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-10-15 19:46:00

Traffic Alert: Accident on 55, Jackson, shuts down two lanes

An accident on I-55 north in Jackson, past Woodrow Wilson Ave., has shut down two left lanes, according to the Mississippi Dept. of Transportation.

WJTV.COM - 2018-10-14 17:22:33

Third fatal accident in two days takes life of Mississippi man Saturday night in Denham Springs

DENHAM SPRINGS-- A Mississippi man died Saturday night when his motorcycle struck a car head-on 4-H Club Road, according to the Louisiana State Police.Jasper Bassimer, 25, of Waveland, Miss., was traveling southbound on La. 1032 (4-H Club Road) when he failed to negotiate a left-hand curve and cross

LIVINGSTON PARISH NEWS - 2018-10-14 13:00:00

South Mississippi Fair continues in Laurel

Mark your calendar for a full, exciting week ahead. Monday and Wednesday will be popular nights, those are both 2 for 1 armband nights.

WDAM-TV - 2018-10-14 21:38:00

Another fire at Mississippi furniture company

PONTOTOC, Miss. (AP) — For the second time this year, a large fire has torn through American Furniture Company in northern Pontotoc County.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-10-13 21:06:40

JSU students and fans enjoy tailgating

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)--Crowds were huge at the Jackson State University game.Excited fans packed the Jackson Veterans Memorial Stadium.We caught up with some of the fans who were attending today's game.The game kicked off at 2 p.m., but as always tailgaters were out much earlier Saturday morning. Th

WJTV.COM - 2018-10-14 04:42:04

Mississippi aerospace firm shares in $25.5 billion contract

The U.S. Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama,announced the contractwith Vertex Aerospace and six other companies on Thursday.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-10-14 17:16:25

Diamond Dreams Come True - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

NOXAPATER, Miss. (WCBI) —The sound of a ball off the bat and the cheers from the crowd when crossing home plate are all the same, even for the players of the Diamond Dreams League.

WCBI.COM - 2018-10-14 03:51:32

Noxubee County lights up scoreboard in rout of Kosciusko

He'd seen it since Monday, the beginning of Pruitt's second full week of practice after injuring his foot in week 1. The affirmation felt good, though, both for an offense that had struggled periodically since Pruitt was hurt, and for the entire vibe of the team, Shorter said.

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-10-14 00:46:29

Friday's DeSoto County football scores

Olive Branch's Gary Banks dives forward for yardage against West Point in Friday's contest, won by West Point in the last minute of the game, 34-33.


West Point clashes with Olive Branch in 5A battle

"They have a great group of athletes," West Point coach Chris Chambless said. "Even though we had the upper hand twice last season, you could tell they still have some great athletes who were young. Most of them are back, and they have put together a great season."


Ask Rufus: Looking Underground

This past four days have been both fun and fascinating. Last Wednesday, the project to locate lost Civil War graves of Union soldiers in Columbus' Friendship Cemetery cranked up. It is a joint effort of the Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Mississippi, the U.S. Grant Associati

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-10-13 22:05:10

FLOYD INGRAM: There's news everywhere

As I have said before, in a town where people say nothing ever happens, we sure have a lot going on.


Law enforcement reports: Oct. 11-12

• Simple assault causing bodily injury - Andrew “Drew” Boleware, 23, 2506 Hwy. 492, Conehatta.