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I-55 crash kills 32-year-old man

COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - A 32-year-old Crystal Springs man was killed on I-55 Friday night, when he was traveling southbound and was “sideswiped” by another southbound vehicle, according to the Dept. of Public Safety.

WJTV.COM - 2018-10-20 18:02:18

Pedestrian killed crossing Hwy 49 in Magee

The pedestrian was from out of town, but their identify has not been released until family is notified. One killed crossing road in Magee; Source: Raycom image bank SIMPSON COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A pedestrian was killed trying to cross Hwy 49 in Magee Wednesday night around 9:00 p.m. All northbound


One dead after two vehicle crash in Copiah Co.

Mississippi Highway Patrol was advised of a two vehicle crash on Interstate 55, near Crystal Springs in Copiah County, after 9:45 p.m. Friday.

WLBT - 2018-10-20 14:30:00

Halloween Boos & Things to Do

Fright Nite takes place on Saturday, Oct. 20, beginning at 9 p.m. The event will feature $1 mixed drinks and bottled beers until 11 p.m., a costume contest with a total of $1,000 in prize money and music from DJ Polo. Admission is $10 per person.


It's more than a tradition of smoked meats at Polk's in Magee. It's a namesake.

John Polk had a cousin who was making hickory-smoked hams in New Orleans, so Milton Polk decided to work with the cousin for about two weeks to learn the process. When he got back, he built a small building — about 600 square feet — for the smokehouse.

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

Man sentenced in Prentiss shooting

JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Jefferson Davis County judge sentenced a man for a 2017 shooting on Friday.Joshua Loftin was sentenced to 10 years with five to serve and five post-release supervision for the shooting of Dontarius Walker in April 2017. Loftin was charged with aggravated assault

WDAM-TV - 2018-10-19 21:03:00

MHSAA documents: Forest Hill band can still play at games despite sanctions

This Notice of Penalty, obtained by 3 On Your Side, illustrates the sanctions lobbed at Forest Hill High School's band following a halftime performance two weeks ago at Brookhaven featuring fake guns. (Source: WLBT)

WLBT - 2018-10-20 00:07:00

1 man, 2 juveniles charged in Ellisville robberies

A 14-year-old boy was robbed by three males around Devall Street after being struck in the head with a gun on Sept. 21, according to the Ellisville Police Department. Three young males were robbed at gunpoint at Dubose Park on Oct. 5, and the suspects were identified as the same three males from the

WDAM-TV - 2018-10-19 21:25:00

Mother of baby who was stabbed and placed in oven issues statement

In responding to her baby's death, Jones says, "all I know is that my mother stabbed my daughter and put her in the oven and cooked her. My mother was not a violent person. She loved Royalty and she always treated Royalty like Royalty. My mom obviously was not herself."


MDOC: Escaped parolee found at Jackson shelter

Courtesy: MDOC JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Officials with the Mississippi Department of Corrections said an escaped parolee was back in custody. 39-year-old James Wesley Lee reportedly escaped the Madison County Transitional Center in Canton on Thursday. Investigators said he was missing during the noon

WJTV.COM - 2018-10-19 10:49:58

Giant Salvinia found in Pelahatchie Bay of Ross Barnett Reservoir

Bobby Cleveland, Liasion Officer for the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District says, "Now that it's in Pelahatchie Bay it's our goal to contain it to Pelahatchie Bay because that gives us the unique opportunity that most lakes that have giant salvinia never have . We have an opportunity in the ne


JPS teacher arrested, charged with sex crimes against student

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The Jackson Public School District has confirmed the firing a high school teacher after criminal allegations that involved a student.Reginald Barnes (Source: Hinds County Sheriff's Office)JPS would not release the identity of the teacher, but Major Pete Luke of the Hinds County

WLBT - 2018-10-18 22:56:00

Driver injured after 18-wheeler crash in Copiah Co.

COPIAH COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A driver was injured after an 18-wheeler crash in Copiah County Thursday morning.According to MHP’s Corporal Kervin Stewart, the wreck happened just after 9:00 a.m. at Highway 51 and County Farm Road.One injured in 18-wheeler crash; Source: EOC Director Randle Drane (One i


Charges dismissed for suspect in Jefferson Davis County murder

JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Charges have been dismissed for a man formerly accused in a deadly Jefferson Davis County shooting. This is after the only eye witness backed out of testifying.Bradford Booth, 39, was set to stand trial Monday for murder, aggravated assault and possession of a fir


Two car collision sends three to hospital

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - A woman in a sedan who barreled across traffic on Highway 84 in Jones County Tues. afternoon, sent people to the hospital, as well as herself, after crashing through cross traffic.


Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The death of a 20-month-old girl found stabbed and burned inside an oven of a Mississippi Delta home led to a murder charge Tuesday against the child's grandmother, authorities said. Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams Sr. said 48-year-old Carolyn Jones was charged with firs


Man arrested for shooting his brother at Jackson home

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The Jackson police department arrested a man for shooting his brother early Wednesday morning.Jackson police officers were called to a home on Watkins Drive just before 2:30 a.m.They found a 29-year-old man who had been shot in the food. The victim told police that his brother s


ALERT: Crash on US 98, traffic "highly impacted"

LAMAR COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - A vehicle accident on eastbound US 98 at Gravel Pit Rd. in Lamar County on Wednesday has shut down the middle lane, according to MDOT.


X, Meth and Guns

A Moselle man who said he was running an online sales business from his home may have been offering some unlisted items, too.Joseph Stringer, 32, was arrested at his Ovett-Moselle Road home last week by narcotics investigators with the Jones County Sheriff’s Department. They found 43 grams of metham


21-year-old Hattiesburg woman sixth suspect charged in Dabbs Street shooting

Victoria McDonald, 21, of Hattiesburg was charged with hindering prosecution, rendering criminal assistance, said Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Ryan Moore.