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    WATCH LIVE: Neshoba County Fair

    WATCH LIVE: Neshoba County Fair

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:13:12 GMT
    The Neshoba County Fair is known as the state's giant house party. That party breaks for a different kind of attraction for two days every year. Mississippi politics have some deep roots at the NeshobaMore >>
    Some of these folks in Founders Square are still talking about political speeches that happened decades ago. But some of that focus shifted to what the Senate candidates will say on Thursday.More >>
  • MI teen texts 'I'm about to be abducted,' found dead

    MI teen texts 'I'm about to be abducted,' found dead

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:58:06 GMT

    The body of 14-year-old April Milsap was found last week near a trail in the Detroit suburb of Armada. She had last been seen walking in that area.

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    The body of 14-year-old April Milsap was found last week near a trail in the Detroit suburb of Armada. She had last been seen walking in that area.

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  • SMARTT tennis team heading to USTA Junior Team National Championships

    SMARTT tennis team heading to USTA Junior Team National Championships

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:51:34 GMT
    Members of the SMARTT tennis team are perfecting their swings for the upcoming USTA Junior Team National Championships. Eight in all, ages 10 and under, heading to the national tournament next month,More >>
    Eight in all, ages 10 and under, heading to the national tournament next month, hoping to bring home some hardware in the girls and boys singles, doubles and mixed doubles events.
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  • JPD, JFD and Entergy on scene of truck accident involving power pole

    JPD, JFD and Entergy on scene of truck accident involving power pole

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:43:23 GMT
    Our crew is on the scene of a truck accident in Jackson. The crash is near Marion Dunbar Street . It appears that a truck crashed into some power lines.  Officer Colendula Green tells us that the accidentMore >>
    The crash is near Marion Dunbar Street . The truck hit a power pole and wires came down onto the truck.
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  • Canadian teen builds backyard roller coaster dubbed 'The Minotaur'

    Canadian teen builds backyard roller coaster dubbed 'The Minotaur'

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:43:22 GMT
    A Canadian teen and aspiring engineer build a roller coaster in his parents backyard. A creation which took four years to build and named 'The Minotaur.'More >>
    A Canadian teen and aspiring engineer build a roller coaster in his parents backyard. A creation which took four years to build and named 'The Minotaur.'More >>
  • Police remove term 'negro' from booking system

    Police remove term 'negro' from booking system

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:23:57 GMT
    An upstate New York police department removed the term "negro dark" from their booking system after community push back.More >>
    An upstate New York police department removed the term "negro dark" from their booking system after community push back.More >>
  • JULIA'S FORECAST: Gray skies and chance showers

    JULIA'S FORECAST: Gray skies and chance showers

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:53 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:53:30 GMT
    Did you enjoy the cooler temperatures and bright sunshine yesterday? It was a gorgeous day by late July standards. Today we'll hang on to that cooler-than-average feel, but the skies won't be so pretty.More >>
    Today will be mostly cloudy with an occasional passing shower possible.More >>
  • Camera surveillance proposed in River City

    Camera surveillance proposed in River City

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:05 AM EDT2014-07-31 05:05:34 GMT
    Cameras seem to be everywhere now often monitoring traffic, shoppers and even high speed chases. The River City's mayor wants those extra eyes watching over his streets. Mayor George Flaggs Jr. wantsMore >>

    Cameras are a part of our everyday life capturing our images even when we aren't aware. The River City's mayor wants those extra eyes watching over his streets.More >>

  • Suspect indicted for 2013 murder of Smith family

    Suspect indicted for the 2013 murder of a Copiah Co family

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:08:42 GMT
    42-year-old Timothy Burns was indicted on 2 counts of capital murder, rape and 3rd degree arson for the 2013 murders of a Copiah County family.  His arraignment has been set for Friday.  The bodies ofMore >>
    After nearly nine months, there is finally movement in the courts involving a family murdered in 2013. Timothy Burns who has been in jail charged in murder of the Smith family since last November, has been indicted on multiple charges.More >>
  • Rob Ford and brother ride see-saw

    Rob Ford and brother ride see-saw

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:28:36 GMT

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his brother have a see-saw standoff.

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    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his brother have a see-saw standoff.

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  • Powell might not have been told early on about CIA techniques

    Powell might not have been told early on about CIA techniques

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:52 AM EDT2014-07-31 07:52:55 GMT
    A document circulating among White House staff says a Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and...More >>
    A Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and some U.S. ambassadors in the dark about harsh techniques and...More >>
  • Tip leads to capture of Most Wanted suspect

    Tip leads to capture of Most Wanted suspect

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:16 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:16:48 GMT
    One of Hinds County's Most Wanted is in custody. Forty-eight year old Daisy Lee Shannon was arrested on a tip following our Most Wanted segment on the Wednesday 6 p.m. report of WLBT News.Shannon, whoMore >>
    One of Hinds County's Most Wanted is in custody. Forty-eight year old Daisy Lee Shannon was arrested on a tip following our Most Wanted segment on the Wednesday 6 p.m. report of WLBT News.More >>
  • Plane crashes in San Diego parking lot; 1 dead

    Plane crashes in San Diego parking lot; 1 dead

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:45 AM EDT2014-07-31 05:45:30 GMT
    A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old woman who was the lone passenger and injuring the pilot, authorities said.More >>
    A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old woman who was the lone passenger and injuring the pilot, authorities said.More >>
  • River City regains Moody bond rating

    River City regains Moody bond rating

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:09 AM EDT2014-07-31 05:09:30 GMT
    Vicksburg's mayor announced important financial news for the city Wednesday. Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said the city's credit rating has been restored by Moody's Bond Ratings. It now has an A2 rating afterMore >>
    Vicksburg's mayor announced important financial news for the city Wednesday. Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said the city's credit rating has been restored by Moody's Bond Ratings.More >>
  • Surplus To Service: More bang for your buck

    Surplus To Service

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:27 AM EDT2014-07-31 04:27:50 GMT
    Facing budget cuts, law enforcement agencies across the state are turning to a unique program to save money. It's called the 1033 program, and it's allowing them to buy military grade weapons, vehiclesMore >>
    Facing budget cuts, law enforcement agencies across the state are turning to a unique program to save money. It's called the 1033 program, and it's allowing them to buy military grade weapons, vehicles and gear, for just pennies on the dollar.More >>
  • Search for missing swimmer suspended for the night

    Police release the identity of missing reservoir swimmer

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-07-31 04:22:10 GMT
    Dive teams and other rescue units are searching for a missing swimmer near the lower lake section of the Reservoir. Our crew arrived to the scene shortly after, at around 11 Tuesday night. AccordingMore >>
    The search has been suspended for the night for missing swimmer John Gregory Kassel of Madison. EOC Director Butch Hammack says the search will continue Thursday morning.More >>
  • Wednesday's Child: Aurora

    Wednesday's Child - Aurora

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:53:23 GMT
    The ability to use laughter and humor has helped 14 year old Aurora handle some difficult times. She is named for the bright northern lights. She is hoping to shine on this week's Wednesday's Child.AuroraMore >>
    Fourteen-year-old Aurora is named for the Northern Lights and hopes to shine with a special family on this week's Wednesday's Child.More >>
  • Congress cooperates and fights as recess nears

    Congress cooperates and fights as recess nears

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:37:17 GMT
    Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
    Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working...More >>
  • Neshoba fairgoers prepare for Thursday political speeches

    Neshoba fairgoers prepare for Thursday political speeches

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:27:52 GMT
    The Neshoba County Fair is known as the state's giant house party. That party breaks for a different kind of attraction for two days every year. Mississippi politics have some deep roots at the NeshobaMore >>
    The Neshoba County Fair is known as the state's giant house party. That party breaks for a different kind of attraction for two days every year.More >>
  • Are home owners' insurance rates going up?

    Insurance hike?

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-07-31 00:18:41 GMT
    Are Mississippians paying too much for homeowner's insurance? One website claims premiums have increased more than 15 percent in our state. 3 On Your Side went to the State Insurance Commissioner for answers. MississippiansMore >>
    Are Mississippians paying too much for homeowner's insurance? One website claims premiums have increased more than 15 percent in our state.
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  • Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

    Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:47:20 GMT
    Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.More >>
    A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other...More >>
  • Do you know this man?

    Do you know this man?

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:49:54 GMT
    Brandon Police would like your help in identifying an auto burglary suspect. The man in the attached  picture is wanted in connection with forced entry auto burglaries that occurred Saturday, July 26,More >>
    Brandon Police would like your help in identifying an auto burglary suspect. The man in the attached  picture is wanted in connection with forced entry auto burglaries that occurred Saturday, July 26, at Shiloh Park.More >>
  • Senator Giles Ward will not seek re-election at term ends

    Senator Giles Ward will not seek re-election after term ends

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:54:57 GMT
    Source: Mississippi SenateSource: Mississippi Senate
    Senator Giles Ward, R-Louisville, will not seek re-election after his current term ends in January of 2016. Ward made the announcement at the Neshoba County Fair on Wednesday morning. After serving fiverMore >>
    Senator Giles Ward, R-Louisville, announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election after his current term ends in January of 2016.More >>
  • Byram police searching for Cookie Monster

    Byram police searching for Cookie Monster

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:38:00 GMT
    The Byram Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect that burglarized the kitchen area of the Holiday Inn Express in Byram. At about 5 pm on Monday, surveillance video showsMore >>
    At about 5 pm on Monday, surveillance video shows an unidentified black male exiting a side door of the hotel with a garbage can and plastic bag believed to be filled with stolen miscellaneous food items.More >>
  • NationalMore>>

  • Candidate lives as homeless person for a week

    Candidate lives as homeless person for a week

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:20:02 GMT
    California's Republican candidate for governor says he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test Gov. Jerry Brown's claim that the state is making a comeback after the economic...More >>
    California's Republican candidate for governor says he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test Gov. Jerry Brown's claim that the state is making a comeback after the economic downturn.More >>
  • Rolex passed among jurors in ex-Va. gov trial

    Rolex passed among jurors in ex-Va. gov trial

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:16:14 GMT
    They were once friends, or at least friendly. Both were self-made men who'd soared far past their working-class background. One was a rising star of the Republican Party and potential vice-presidential pick....More >>
    A key witness in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell testified that he made a mistake when he bought a Rolex watch for the governor at the first lady's request.More >>
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds 2011 union law

    Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds 2011 union law

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:39:30 GMT
    The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall...More >>
    The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall election and...More >>
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