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    One dead in south Jackson shooting

    One dead in south Jackson shooting

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 12:06 AM EST2018-01-24 05:06:49 GMT

    Jackson Police are investigating a fatal shooting in the 500 block of Sykes Road. Initial reports tell us there was some type of altercation in the parking lot between the victim and a second unidentified man. 

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    Jackson Police are investigating a fatal shooting in the 500 block of Sykes Road. Initial reports tell us there was some type of altercation in the parking lot between the victim and a second unidentified man. 

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  • No bond for Texas women hauling 51 pounds of white heroin through Mississippi

    No bond for Texas women hauling 51 pounds of white heroin through Mississippi

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:50 PM EST2018-01-24 04:50:28 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    It could be one of the largest heroin busts in Mississippi. Monday night on I-20 east, a Rankin county drug interdiction task force deputy stopped a vehicle. Something tipped them off. 

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    It could be one of the largest heroin busts in Mississippi. Monday night on I-20 east, a Rankin county drug interdiction task force deputy stopped a vehicle. Something tipped them off. 

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  • Suspect in Collins plant shooting dies from self-inflicted gunshot after standoff

    Suspect in Collins plant shooting dies from self-inflicted gunshot after standoff

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:59 AM EST2018-01-23 16:59:12 GMT
    1 person shot at Sanderson Farm plant in Collins. (Photo source: WDAM)1 person shot at Sanderson Farm plant in Collins. (Photo source: WDAM)

    Multiple law enforcement agencies are on scene of a shooting at the Sanderson Farm plant in Collins where one person was shot.  According to Collins Police Chief Joey Ponder, the shooting happened inside the facility around 4 p.m.  The factory was closed down while the scene was made secure according to Ponder.  He said one person was shot and transported to a local hospital with injuries, but he did not know the extent of them.  A suspect did flee the sce...

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    Multiple law enforcement agencies are on scene of a shooting at the Sanderson Farm plant in Collins where one person was shot.  According to Collins Police Chief Joey Ponder, the shooting happened inside the facility around 4 p.m.  The factory was closed down while the scene was made secure according to Ponder.  He said one person was shot and transported to a local hospital with injuries, but he did not know the extent of them.  A suspect did flee the sce...

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  • Classmate: Girl tortured with siblings was bullied, frail

    Classmate: Girl tortured with siblings was bullied, frail

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 8:49 PM EST2018-01-24 01:49:21 GMT
    Wednesday, January 24 2018 12:33 AM EST2018-01-24 05:33:30 GMT

    A classmate says the oldest of the 13 California siblings who authorities said were imprisoned by their parents was frail, smelly and picked on as a grade school student in Texas.

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    A classmate says the oldest of the 13 California siblings who authorities said were imprisoned by their parents was frail, smelly and picked on as a grade school student in Texas.

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    2 dead, 18 injured in Kentucky high school shooting; suspect in custody

    2 dead, 18 injured in Kentucky high school shooting; suspect in custody

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:26 PM EST2018-01-24 04:26:47 GMT

    Two students died in a school shooting at Marshall County High School in western Kentucky on Tuesday morning, January 23.

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    Two students died in a school shooting at Marshall County High School in western Kentucky on Tuesday morning, January 23.

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  • Death investigation underway after body found roadside in downtown Hattiesburg

    Death investigation underway after body found roadside in downtown Hattiesburg

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:05 PM EST2018-01-24 04:05:14 GMT
    Hattiesburg Police are conducting a death investigation after a man was found on a road in downtown Hattiesburg. (Photo source: WDAM)Hattiesburg Police are conducting a death investigation after a man was found on a road in downtown Hattiesburg. (Photo source: WDAM)

    Hattiesburg Police are conducting a death investigation after a man was found on a road in downtown Hattiesburg.  Emergency personnel responded to the intersection of 7th and Memphis Street just after 7 p.m. for a report of a deceased person on side of the roadway, according to Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  McLemore said the male victim was deceased when emergency officials arrived on scene. Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem said the bod...

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    Hattiesburg Police are conducting a death investigation after a man was found on a road in downtown Hattiesburg.  Emergency personnel responded to the intersection of 7th and Memphis Street just after 7 p.m. for a report of a deceased person on side of the roadway, according to Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  McLemore said the male victim was deceased when emergency officials arrived on scene. Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem said the bod...

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  • JPS water pressure continues to improve

    JPS water pressure continues to improve

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 10:03 PM EST2018-01-24 03:03:58 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The water pressure continued to improve Tuesday in Jackson Public Schools. Hinds County provided additional gallons of reserved water to schools with low or no water pressure.

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    The water pressure continued to improve Tuesday in Jackson Public Schools. Hinds County provided additional gallons of reserved water to schools with low or no water pressure.

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  • Water pressure problems persist In Jackson

    Water pressure problems persist In Jackson

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 9:53 PM EST2018-01-24 02:53:56 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Water main breaks continue to effect pressure and residents in Jackson. At a water main break on Alabama Avenue is flowing downhill, affecting residents on Galvez street, one block over.

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    Water main breaks continue to effect pressure and residents in Jackson. At a water main break on Alabama Avenue is flowing downhill, affecting residents on Galvez street, one block over.

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  • Former Tchula Police Chief accuses Yazoo City of wrongful termination

    Former Tchula Police Chief accuses Yazoo City of wrongful termination

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 9:44 PM EST2018-01-24 02:44:47 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Yazoo City and the police department could soon be slapped with a lawsuit. Former Tchula Police Chief Kenneth Hampton claims he was wrongfully terminated by Yazoo City's top cop last month. 

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    Yazoo City and the police department could soon be slapped with a lawsuit. Former Tchula Police Chief Kenneth Hampton claims he was wrongfully terminated by Yazoo City's top cop last month. 

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  • Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies

    Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 6:20 PM EST2018-01-23 23:20:09 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-01-24 00:30:20 GMT

    Ursula K. Le Guin, the award-winning and best-selling science fiction writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, has died at 88.

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    Ursula K. Le Guin, the award-winning and best-selling science fiction writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, has died at 88.

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  • CONSIDER THIS: Free Community College

    CONSIDER THIS: Free Community College

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 6:32 PM EST2018-01-23 23:32:28 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    A recent study by The Secretary of State’s Office revealed a common hurdle to starting a business, investing, and expanding operations in Mississippi. The challenge: an experienced workforce.

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    A recent study by The Secretary of State’s Office revealed a common hurdle to starting a business, investing, and expanding operations in Mississippi. The challenge: an experienced workforce.

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  • Fire at Vicksburg's Ergon Plant

    Fire at Vicksburg's Ergon Plant

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 6:07 PM EST2018-01-23 23:07:33 GMT

    Vicksburg firefighters are at the Ergon Petroleum Plant, responding to a fire. Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Dancyzk says an employee reported the fire inside the plant Tuesday afternoon.

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    Vicksburg firefighters are at the Ergon Petroleum Plant, responding to a fire. Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Dancyzk says an employee reported the fire inside the plant Tuesday afternoon.

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  • National Pie Day: Have a slice

    National Pie Day: Have a slice

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 5:08 PM EST2018-01-23 22:08:47 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 5:08 PM EST2018-01-23 22:08:47 GMT

    National Pie Day was started in Colorado in the mid-1970s by Charlie Papazian.

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    National Pie Day was started in Colorado in the mid-1970s by Charlie Papazian.

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  • Duckworth to become first senator to give birth in office

    Duckworth to become first senator to give birth in office

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 4:29 PM EST2018-01-23 21:29:50 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 4:59 PM EST2018-01-23 21:59:17 GMT

    Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-IL, will give birth to her second daughter in April.

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    Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-IL, will give birth to her second daughter in April.

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  • Woman tries to call for help, dies of apparent hypothermia

    Woman tries to call for help, dies of apparent hypothermia

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 1:08 PM EST2018-01-23 18:08:28 GMT
    Source: Raycom Image BankSource: Raycom Image Bank

    A coroner says a 72-year-old Mississippi woman has been found dead of apparent hypothermia.

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    A coroner says a 72-year-old Mississippi woman has been found dead of apparent hypothermia.

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  • Silver Alert for Columbus man

    Silver Alert for Columbus man

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:45 PM EST2018-01-23 17:45:25 GMT

    The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 25-year-old Christopher Jamal Reed of Columbus.

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    The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 25-year-old Christopher Jamal Reed of Columbus.

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  • Mississippi families earned over $6 million from Airbnb in 2017

    Mississippi families earned over $6 million from Airbnb in 2017

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:44 PM EST2018-01-23 17:44:45 GMT
    Source: AirbnbSource: Airbnb

    Between January and December 2017, residents of the Magnolia State made $6.4 million by sharing their homes with tourists, college football fans, and business travelers.

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    Between January and December 2017, residents of the Magnolia State made $6.4 million by sharing their homes with tourists, college football fans, and business travelers.

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  • Hot mic records MS senator's conversation on 'beautiful' teen girls

    Hot mic records MS senator's conversation on 'beautiful' teen girls

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:27 AM EST2018-01-23 12:27:23 GMT
    Roger Wicker (center) (Source: Flickr)Roger Wicker (center) (Source: Flickr)

    A Mississippi senator was captured on a hot mic discussing 'beautiful' teen girls.

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    A Mississippi senator was captured on a hot mic discussing 'beautiful' teen girls.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Failure to Indict

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:21 AM EST2018-01-23 05:21:25 GMT

    A 3 On Your Side investigation reveals that, over the last year, a Hinds County judge has ordered the release of at least four accused killers over a lack of grand jury indictments.

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    A 3 On Your Side investigation reveals that, over the last year, a Hinds County judge has ordered the release of at least four accused killers over a lack of grand jury indictments.

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  • Special counsel questions Sessions; Is Trump coming soon?

    Special counsel questions Sessions; Is Trump coming soon?

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 10:10 AM EST2018-01-23 15:10:44 GMT
    Wednesday, January 24 2018 12:44 AM EST2018-01-24 05:44:20 GMT
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been interviewed in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. (Source: (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been interviewed in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. (Source: (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been interviewed in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been interviewed in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

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  • Undersea quake sends Alaskans fleeing from feared tsunami

    Undersea quake sends Alaskans fleeing from feared tsunami

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 5:28 AM EST2018-01-23 10:28:12 GMT
    Wednesday, January 24 2018 12:42 AM EST2018-01-24 05:42:35 GMT

    A magnitude 8.2 earthquake off Alaska's Kodiak Island prompted a tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada's British Columbia while the remainder of the U.S. West Coast was under a watch.

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    A magnitude 8.2 earthquake off Alaska's Kodiak Island prompted a tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada's British Columbia while the remainder of the U.S. West Coast was under a watch.

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  • In Oscar nominations, fresh voices lead the way

    In Oscar nominations, fresh voices lead the way

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-01-23 05:18:02 GMT
    Wednesday, January 24 2018 12:40 AM EST2018-01-24 05:40:52 GMT

    Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" will vie for the most Oscar nominations Tuesday, but just as much attention may be focused on categories where women could history.

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    Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" will vie for the most Oscar nominations Tuesday, but just as much attention may be focused on categories where women could history.

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  • Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours

    Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:38 AM EST2018-01-23 05:38:22 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:00 PM EST2018-01-24 00:00:33 GMT

    Democrats climbed onboard after two days of negotiations that ended with new assurances from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that the Senate would consider immigration proposals in the coming weeks.

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    Democrats climbed onboard after two days of negotiations that ended with new assurances from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that the Senate would consider immigration proposals in the coming weeks.

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