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Vicksburg man shot while trying to diffuse an argument between two people

VICKSBURG, MS (WLBT) - Vicksburg police responded to The Whataburger restaurant, located at 3402 Halls Ferry Road, in reference to a shooting around 1:57 a.m. Sunday.

WLBT - 2018-10-14 13:05:00

Vicksburg Police Department to add part-time officers

Vicksburg Police Chief Milton Moore, says this is something that will make a huge difference, "we stay so busy, and you don't want your guys getting burned out, so hiring part time officers will help alleviate some officers constantly coming in on their days off to assist."

WJTV.COM - 2018-10-15 22:48:23

Vicksburg man facing burglary, grand larceny charges for series of break-ins - The Vicksburg Post

A Vicksburg man has been arrested on burglary and grand larceny charges involving a series of break-ins at Armstrong Flooring Inc., 1735 North Washington St.Vicksburg police Lt. Johnnie Edwards said Shaun Christopher Johnson, 32, 4407 Halls Ferry Road was arrested about 12:18 a.m. Monday at his at h

VICKSBURG POST - 2018-10-16 00:16:30

Hidden Hispanic History: A Community of Puerto Ricans in Vicksburg are making major strides

JACKSON, Ms - (10/14/18) -- On this segment of Hidden Hispanic History, we take you to the River City of Vicksburg, MS where Puerto Rican engineers are the talk of the town and are making a huge difference in their community.

WJTV.COM - 2018-10-14 13:18:39

Vicksburg native Dr. George Hopper is HCC Alumnus of the Year - The Vicksburg Post

Hinds Community College will honor Vicksburg native Dr. George Hopper as the Alumnus of the Year, as well as recognize the Alumni Service Award recipient and a new class of Sports Hall of Fame inductees on Thursday as part of the annual Homecoming activities.Hopper, a Hinds Community College graduat

VICKSBURG POST - 2018-10-16 00:24:03

Vicksburg man arrested in connection with multiple burglaries

On October 1, Johnson was charged with breaking into Armstrong Flooring, Inc. on Washington Street and taking a 2014 Honda 420 ATV and surveillance equipment. On October 2, he was charged with taking 10 pieces of brass bushings valued at $1,100, two televisions, some tools and a spool of copper wire

WLBT - 2018-10-15 00:00:00

Whopping $150,000 bond set for weekend What-A-Burger shooter in Vicksburg

Vicksburg officials say the suspect, 28-year-old Michael Anthony Lynn, is charged with aggravated assault and the judge in the case set his bond at a whopping $150,000 at 11 a.m. Monday.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-16 00:40:25

"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

Two teens in custody after several car break-ins at Crystal Springs church

Six cars were broken into and purses, cell phones, cell phone chargers and other small things were taken. All of the stolen items have been recovered except for a gun that was taken out of one vehicle.

WLBT - 2018-10-15 17:38:00

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

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

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

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

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

Friday Night Live: High school football Week 8 - The Vicksburg Post

The Vicksburg Post will provide live updates of tonight’s local high school football games. Check back withhref=””http://vicksburgpost.com””>vicksburgpost.comthroughout the night for updated scores, and after the games are through for full coverage and a complete list of all the Mississippi scores.T


A new resident’s view of Vicksburg - The Vicksburg Post

When I moved to Vicksburg, my first impression based on social media and news outlets was “Wow, where did we move to?” The negativity, the crime, the divisiveness and outspoken hate for local officials and law enforcement were overwhelming and sad.I knew I needed to and wanted to learn about my new


Making the cancer fight a top priority from Vicksburg to D.C. - The Vicksburg Post

To the editor:Earlier this month, I had the honor of representing Mississippi on Capitol Hill by traveling to Washington, D.C., with nearly 700 of my fellow American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers from across the country to urge Congress to make cancer a national priority.


Water service on East Clay Street to be cut off Thursday night - The Vicksburg Post

Water service to the East Clay Street area will be cut off for about four hours beginning at 10:30 p.m. Thursday so utility workers can re-connect recently moved waterlines along South Frontage Road.Vicksburg public works director Garnet Van Norman said the connections are part of the city’s project


The haunting season gets underway in Vicksburg - The Vicksburg Post

By Gabrielle TerrettThe Vicksburg PostThe McRaven House and the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation Center will be leading the town into the Halloween holiday season with their ghost hunts.The SCHF will host their Ghost Hunt Oct. 26 from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets for the event are $60 and are being


School accountability model complicated - The Vicksburg Post

The Vicksburg Warren School District has received its state accountability scores for 2017-18, and while scores improved — in some cases, dramatically — the district retained its overall D rating. How can this be?As our Congressional district’s representative on the state’s Commission on School Accr