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Kudos to the Vicksburg Benevolent Club for honoring unsung heroes

Tonight, the Vicksburg Benevolent Club recognizes some unsung heroes. For 35 years, the club’s Officer of the Year Banquet recognizes the work of police officers, firefighters and paramedics, sheriff’s deputies and Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers nominated by their chiefs and department heads fo


10-month-old taken from Memphis laundromat, child located in Mississippi

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - UPDATE: The child and suspect have been found in Mississippi. The child is safe. Police are desperately searching for a 10-month-old that was taken from a laundromat in Whitehaven.


Crowd gathers at The Attic Gallery to meet renowned quilter Yvonne Wells

The Attic Gallery was packed Friday evening with people anxious to meet renowned quilter Yvonne Wells, as well as view some of her art pieces. Unlike most quilters, Wells does not use a pattern. She said she just creates from the heart using whatever may be at hand that will help tell her story.


Mississippi man dies in crash with 18-wheeler carrying chickens

MCCOMB, Ms. (WJTV) - (2/19/19) The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash, after an 18-wheeler and a Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck collided in Pike County Monday night.


Chamber hosts program seeking ideas, promoting entrepreneurs

The Vicksburg-Warren Chamber of Commerce Monday turned to area business owners for suggestions to attract and support entrepreneurs in Vicksburg and Warren County. “We have a component that is important (in the strategic plan) and we believe potentially is underserved, which is entrepreneurship,” sa


Road rage incident ends in stabbing, deadly shooting outside Walgreens in Mississippi, police say

HORN LAKE, Miss. - An apparent road rage incident ended in a stabbing and deadly shooting outside a store in Mississippi. According to Horn Lake police, two men were involved in an apparent road rage incident near Hurt Road and Goodman Street around 4 p.m. Tuesday.


WATCH: Patriotic burglar breaks into trucks before falling asleep inside parked car at dealership

VICKSBURG, MS (WLBT) - A 38-year-old man spent his Friday night rummaging through cars and trucks at a car dealership in Vicksburg and then fell asleep inside one of the trucks.


21-year-old woman shot to death in Hinds Co. home

HINDS COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A woman is dead and a man in custody after a shooting at a home near Edwards in Hinds County Monday night. The victim has been identified by Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart as 21-year-old Zanmarkia Zitiana Mack from Edwards. She died of an apparent gunshot wound.


Police: Illinois gunman lied about Mississippi conviction to get firearm card

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police say a man who fatally shot five people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse lied about his criminal history in 2014 to obtain a card from the agency that allowed him to purchase a handgun.


White and Bucklew to wed March 16

Mary White and Martin White, both of Vicksburg, announce the engagement of their daughter Mary Hannah to Channing Flynt Bucklew, the son of Gerald and Ginger Bucklew, of Louisville.


Man jailed on murder charge in Edwards

EDWARDS, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a woman was shot and killed at a home in Mississippi and that a man has been arrested on a murder charge. News outlets report 21-year-old Zanmarkia Zitiana Mack was killed Monday night at a home near Edwards.


Search and rescue crews recover body from lake in Mississippi

DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. - Rescue crews in Mississippi found a body in Arkabutla Lake Monday afternoon. Sheriff Bill Rasco with DeSoto County told FOX13 the unidentified woman was recovered from the lake around 1:30 p.m.


Hinds County murder victim identified

HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - The Hinds County Sheriff's Department identified the victim in a deadly shooting on Highway 22 near Edwards. According to Major Pete Luke, the victim is 21-year-old Zanmarkia Zitiana Mack of Edwards.


Deer chronic wasting disease found in 2 more Mississippi counties

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Cases of debilitating deer disease have been confirmed in two more Mississippi counties, making it present in five counties. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks said Tuesday that tests confirm deer in Panola and Tallahatchie counties had chronic wasting


Gunman accused of killing 5, hurting 5 officers at warehouse was raised in north Mississippi

The gunman who killed five people and injured five police officers in Illinois has significant ties to the Mid-South. Gary Martin, 45, died in a shootout with Aurora police at a manufacturing warehouse in the Chicago suburb.


Manhunt Monday: Mississippi deputies search for gunman in double murder

MARSHALL COUNTY, Miss. — Deputies and investigators say they've done all they can to try and solve a murder mystery in Marshall County, Mississippi. Deloris Bowen has had months of sleepless nights waiting for her son's killer to be brought to justice.


Searching for Mississippi's Most Wanted in Adams County

ADAMS, Co. Miss. (WJTV) - In this week's edition of Mississippi's Most Wanted we're focusing on the most wanted suspects from Adams County. Adams County Deputies and Natchez Police are looking for 43-year-old Arthur Moore. Moore is wanted for Murder. Moore is 5'10" and weighs 168 pounds. His last kn


Meridian native Tianna Raby promoted at Entergy Mississippi

Meridian native Tianna Raby has been named managing counsel of regulatory affairs at Entergy Mississippi, LLC. Raby joined Entergy as senior counsel in the legal department in 2014 and was named managing counsel in 2017.


If you’re single and ready to mingle Mississippi might not be the place for you, report says

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Dating apps are all the rage with 20-somethings across the U.S., but where you live can have a HUGE impact on your search for love. And apparently, living in Mississippi isn’t doing us any favors.


Mississippi Power offers energy efficiency programs to save customers money

GULFPORT, Miss – Spring is on the horizon and Mississippi Power wants customers to know the about the various possibilities in which they can save money. One of those ways is the In-Home Energy Checkup program which allows customers to receive an analysis of their energy usage, potentially receiving