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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Moving Pains

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Moving Pains

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:07:18 GMT
    Now, one family's ordeal has drawn the attention of federal authorities, investigating a business that claims to have ties right here in the Jackson metro. Source: WLBTNow, one family's ordeal has drawn the attention of federal authorities, investigating a business that claims to have ties right here in the Jackson metro. Source: WLBT

    Dozens of people all over the country say they were charged thousands of dollars more than they should have been by a moving company. Some claim they never got their belongings back. Now, one family's ordeal has drawn the attention of federal authorities, investigating a business that claims to have ties right here in the Jackson metro.

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    Dozens of people all over the country say they were charged thousands of dollars more than they should have been by a moving company. Some claim they never got their belongings back. Now, one family's ordeal has drawn the attention of federal authorities, investigating a business that claims to have ties right here in the Jackson metro.

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  • Malaco: The Last Soul Company celebrates 50 years

    Malaco: The Last Soul Company celebrates 50 years

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:43:36 GMT
    For a half century, Malaco Records’ soul, blues and gospel music have made the independent, southern soul label a national success. Source: WLBTFor a half century, Malaco Records’ soul, blues and gospel music have made the independent, southern soul label a national success. Source: WLBT
    For a half century, Malaco Records’ soul, blues and gospel music have made the independent, southern soul label a national success. Source: WLBTFor a half century, Malaco Records’ soul, blues and gospel music have made the independent, southern soul label a national success. Source: WLBT

    For a half century, Malaco Records’ soul, blues and gospel music have made the independent, southern soul label a national success. To the surprise of many, the record company is located right here in Magnolia State.  

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    For a half century, Malaco Records’ soul, blues and gospel music have made the independent, southern soul label a national success. To the surprise of many, the record company is located right here in Magnolia State.  

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  • 3 On Your Side Special Report: Stop Robocalls

    3 On Your Side Special Report: Stop Robocalls

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:54:41 GMT
    Chances are, your phone rings at least once a day with a call you didn't want and didn't ask for, with someone trying to sell you something or otherwise separate you from your money. Source: WLBTChances are, your phone rings at least once a day with a call you didn't want and didn't ask for, with someone trying to sell you something or otherwise separate you from your money. Source: WLBT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Chances are, your phone rings at least once a day with a call you didn't want and didn't ask for, with someone trying to sell you something or otherwise separate you from your money. How do you make the calls stop?

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    Chances are, your phone rings at least once a day with a call you didn't want and didn't ask for, with someone trying to sell you something or otherwise separate you from your money. How do you make the calls stop?

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Out of Order, Two Years Later

    Thursday, June 28 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-06-28 14:00:55 GMT
    In a special investigation, 3 On Your Side broke down just how much the Capital City had been losing on parking meters over the last decade. Source: WLBTIn a special investigation, 3 On Your Side broke down just how much the Capital City had been losing on parking meters over the last decade. Source: WLBT

    In a special investigation, 3 On Your Side broke down just how much the Capital City had been losing on parking meters over the last decade. We examined hundreds of those parking meters back in 2016 to see how many worked, after trying to get these numbers from the city.

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    In a special investigation, 3 On Your Side broke down just how much the Capital City had been losing on parking meters over the last decade. We examined hundreds of those parking meters back in 2016 to see how many worked, after trying to get these numbers from the city.

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  • 3 ON YOUR SIDE SPECIAL REPORT: Dispatched

    3 ON YOUR SIDE SPECIAL REPORT: Dispatched

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:38:42 GMT
    Call 911 if there's an immediate threat to life, health, safety, or property, but if you need a response that could wait a second, call the non-emergency line. Source: WLBTCall 911 if there's an immediate threat to life, health, safety, or property, but if you need a response that could wait a second, call the non-emergency line. Source: WLBT
    Call 911 if there's an immediate threat to life, health, safety, or property, but if you need a response that could wait a second, call the non-emergency line. Source: WLBTCall 911 if there's an immediate threat to life, health, safety, or property, but if you need a response that could wait a second, call the non-emergency line. Source: WLBT

    Warren County's dispatch centers are getting overwhelmed with callers flooding the 911 line. Here's how you can help

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    Warren County's dispatch centers are getting overwhelmed with callers flooding the 911 line. Here's how you can help

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Left in Ruins

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:43:27 GMT
    For years, people who live in West Jackson say they've been passed over and forgotten, just like the dozens of dilapidated buildings that surround the Jackson Zoo. Source: WLBTFor years, people who live in West Jackson say they've been passed over and forgotten, just like the dozens of dilapidated buildings that surround the Jackson Zoo. Source: WLBT
    For years, people who live in West Jackson say they've been passed over and forgotten, just like the dozens of dilapidated buildings that surround the Jackson Zoo. Source: WLBTFor years, people who live in West Jackson say they've been passed over and forgotten, just like the dozens of dilapidated buildings that surround the Jackson Zoo. Source: WLBT

    For years, people who live in West Jackson say they've been passed over and forgotten, just like the dozens of dilapidated buildings that surround the Jackson Zoo.

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    For years, people who live in West Jackson say they've been passed over and forgotten, just like the dozens of dilapidated buildings that surround the Jackson Zoo.

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  • What About Us? Innocent Victims of the Opioid Crisis

    What About Us? Innocent Victims of the Opioid Crisis

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-06-07 00:52:13 GMT
    More than 115 people in the United States die every day after overdosing on opioids. Source: WLBTMore than 115 people in the United States die every day after overdosing on opioids. Source: WLBT

    Mississippi leads the nation in the number of opioid prescriptions written. In 2016, there were 560 opioid deaths here and the National Institute on Drug Abuse reports more than 115 people in the United States die every day after overdosing on opioids. 

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    Mississippi leads the nation in the number of opioid prescriptions written. In 2016, there were 560 opioid deaths here and the National Institute on Drug Abuse reports more than 115 people in the United States die every day after overdosing on opioids. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Deadly Distractions

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Deadly Distractions

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-05-10 03:54:53 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Texting while driving isn't just dangerous; it's deadly. Recent studies say Mississippi leads the nation in crash deaths and cell phone usage. But shouldn't those deaths be going down because texting and driving has been illegal here since 2015? 

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    Texting while driving isn't just dangerous; it's deadly. Recent studies say Mississippi leads the nation in crash deaths and cell phone usage. But shouldn't those deaths be going down because texting and driving has been illegal here since 2015? 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Secret Police?

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 11:57 PM EDT2018-05-03 03:57:40 GMT
    On the Jackson Public Schools campus, our months-long investigation found in some cases, officers and detectives decide what’s considered a crime and what's not. Source: WLBTOn the Jackson Public Schools campus, our months-long investigation found in some cases, officers and detectives decide what’s considered a crime and what's not. Source: WLBT

    On the Jackson Public Schools campus, our months-long investigation found in some cases, officers and detectives decide what’s considered a crime and what's not. Multiple sources tell us JPS’ campus enforcement has a history of not cooperating with other law enforcement agencies. 

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    On the Jackson Public Schools campus, our months-long investigation found in some cases, officers and detectives decide what’s considered a crime and what's not. Multiple sources tell us JPS’ campus enforcement has a history of not cooperating with other law enforcement agencies. 

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  • Jackson pothole strikes again, but this time help is on the way

    Jackson pothole strikes again, but this time help is on the way

    Monday, April 30 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-04-30 15:38:54 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Pullum says he was coming around another curve when his car fell into the pothole and jerked into the opposite direction. His tire was shredded.

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    Pullum says he was coming around another curve when his car fell into the pothole and jerked into the opposite direction. His tire was shredded.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Fleet Mismanagement

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Fleet Mismanagement

    Friday, April 27 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-04-27 20:23:32 GMT

    A recent PEER report shows inaccurate information for thousands of state vehicles, but that report doesn't tell the whole story. It pointed a finger at dozens of state agencies, but didn't identify which ones had the most problems.

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    A recent PEER report shows inaccurate information for thousands of state vehicles, but that report doesn't tell the whole story. It pointed a finger at dozens of state agencies, but didn't identify which ones had the most problems.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Grave Consequences

    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-04-12 22:57:07 GMT

    Mississippi's state crime lab examines hundreds of bodies every year and call those procedures autopsies. However, some medical experts don't, because of what's actually being done in some cases behind closed doors. 

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    Mississippi's state crime lab examines hundreds of bodies every year and call those procedures autopsies. However, some medical experts don't, because of what's actually being done in some cases behind closed doors. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: False Alarms

    3 On Your Side Investigates: False Alarms

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-04-04 02:53:06 GMT

    From Facebook and Twitter to Instagram and Snapchat, social media has changed the way we interact with one another, but it's also meant big changes for law enforcement and the way they solve crimes. 

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    From Facebook and Twitter to Instagram and Snapchat, social media has changed the way we interact with one another, but it's also meant big changes for law enforcement and the way they solve crimes. 

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  • Sending the wrong message: the trouble with emojis

    Sending the wrong message: the trouble with emojis

    Thursday, March 29 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-03-29 04:00:51 GMT
    Some students at the Mississippi College School of Law say, in the court room, it will go far beyond the little yellow characters. Source: WLBTSome students at the Mississippi College School of Law say, in the court room, it will go far beyond the little yellow characters. Source: WLBT

    Emogis can mean different things to different people in different situations. Because of that, they're now leading to law suits.  

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    Emogis can mean different things to different people in different situations. Because of that, they're now leading to law suits.  

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  • Belhaven residents asking drivers to slow down

    Belhaven residents asking drivers to slow down

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-03-28 12:46:16 GMT
    Residents in the Belhaven neighborhood have been speaking out on a growing issue with one local school. Source: WLBTResidents in the Belhaven neighborhood have been speaking out on a growing issue with one local school. Source: WLBT

    Residents in the Belhaven neighborhood have been speaking out on a growing issue with one local school. 

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    Residents in the Belhaven neighborhood have been speaking out on a growing issue with one local school. 

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  • "I don't even open my windows up for that reason": Vicksburg residents raise "stink" over sewage lagoon

    "I don't even open my windows up for that reason": Vicksburg residents raise "stink" over sewage lagoon

    Monday, March 26 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-03-26 23:08:21 GMT
    Vicksburg residents unhappy with overbearing sewage lagoon smell. Source: WLBTVicksburg residents unhappy with overbearing sewage lagoon smell. Source: WLBT
    Vicksburg residents unhappy with overbearing sewage lagoon smell. Source: WLBTVicksburg residents unhappy with overbearing sewage lagoon smell. Source: WLBT

    It's a smell that carries in every shift of wind, seeps into homes and across to drivers on I-20. A smell so bad that Kinnebrew and Beard prefer not to even have friends over to visit. 

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    It's a smell that carries in every shift of wind, seeps into homes and across to drivers on I-20. A smell so bad that Kinnebrew and Beard prefer not to even have friends over to visit. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Overdosed and Underreported? Part 2

    Thursday, March 22 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-03-22 04:10:11 GMT

    Our February story with Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director John Dowdy sent shockwaves throughout the Magnolia State and had some coroners very upset. The state's top narcotics enforcer told the Raycom national investigative team weeks ago that he knew some elected officials weren't reporting drug overdose deaths.

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    Our February story with Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director John Dowdy sent shockwaves throughout the Magnolia State and had some coroners very upset. The state's top narcotics enforcer told the Raycom national investigative team weeks ago that he knew some elected officials weren't reporting drug overdose deaths.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Deadly Force

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Deadly Force

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-03-14 21:43:15 GMT
    3 On Your Side has confirmed one Jackson police officer pulled the trigger in two deadly officer-involved shootings over a three-month period, according to multiple sources. Source: WLBT3 On Your Side has confirmed one Jackson police officer pulled the trigger in two deadly officer-involved shootings over a three-month period, according to multiple sources. Source: WLBT

    3 On Your Side has confirmed one Jackson police officer pulled the trigger in two deadly officer-involved shootings over a three-month period, according to multiple sources.

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    3 On Your Side has confirmed one Jackson police officer pulled the trigger in two deadly officer-involved shootings over a three-month period, according to multiple sources.

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  • 3 On Your Side Special Report: Building Madison, Brick by Brick

    3 On Your Side Special Report: Building Madison, Brick by Brick

    Thursday, March 8 2018 10:08 AM EST2018-03-08 15:08:06 GMT
    Academy Sports & Outdoors in Madison (Source: WLBT)Academy Sports & Outdoors in Madison (Source: WLBT)

    If you haven't been to the city of Madison lately, you might be surprised at how many new businesses are under construction. From big-box retailers to home-grown restaurants, developers and the people who live and shop there can't seem to get enough.

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    If you haven't been to the city of Madison lately, you might be surprised at how many new businesses are under construction. From big-box retailers to home-grown restaurants, developers and the people who live and shop there can't seem to get enough.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Are Water Main Repair Sites Safe for Workers in Jackson?

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Are Water Main Repair Sites Safe for Workers in Jackson?

    Monday, March 5 2018 11:20 PM EST2018-03-06 04:20:47 GMT
    Viewers feared the city was violating OSHA standards when crews worked in holes without supports bolstering the sides to keep them from collapsing. Source: WLBTViewers feared the city was violating OSHA standards when crews worked in holes without supports bolstering the sides to keep them from collapsing. Source: WLBT
    Viewers feared the city was violating OSHA standards when crews worked in holes without supports bolstering the sides to keep them from collapsing. Source: WLBTViewers feared the city was violating OSHA standards when crews worked in holes without supports bolstering the sides to keep them from collapsing. Source: WLBT

    Viewers feared the city was violating OSHA standards when crews worked in holes without supports bolstering the sides to keep them from collapsing.

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    Viewers feared the city was violating OSHA standards when crews worked in holes without supports bolstering the sides to keep them from collapsing.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Clues in the Ashes

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Clues in the Ashes

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Clues in the Ashes

    Thursday, March 1 2018 12:01 PM EST2018-03-01 17:01:58 GMT

    Maybe it's retaliation or revenge. Perhaps it's done to collect insurance money. Whatever the reason for an arson fire, the crime causes serious problems for the victims and poses challenges for the crews searching for clues in the ashes. But arson investigators with the Mississippi State Fire Marshal's office have an ace up their sleeve. 

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    Maybe it's retaliation or revenge. Perhaps it's done to collect insurance money. Whatever the reason for an arson fire, the crime causes serious problems for the victims and poses challenges for the crews searching for clues in the ashes. But arson investigators with the Mississippi State Fire Marshal's office have an ace up their sleeve. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Overdosed and Underreported?

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:55 PM EST2018-02-23 17:55:56 GMT

    Nearly 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Most of those came from opioid abuse.

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    Nearly 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Most of those came from opioid abuse.

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  • Water leak on Wilhurst St. repaired following investigation

    Water leak on Wilhurst St. repaired following investigation

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:11 PM EST2018-02-20 17:11:22 GMT

    Three On Your Side was contacted about a water leak that's creating a headache for many homeowners in North Jackson. The leak is on Wilhurst Street and residents say it's originating at 1411 Wilhurst but the break lies between the water meter and the street so it's the city of Jackson's responsibility.

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    Three On Your Side was contacted about a water leak that's creating a headache for many homeowners in North Jackson. The leak is on Wilhurst Street and residents say it's originating at 1411 Wilhurst but the break lies between the water meter and the street so it's the city of Jackson's responsibility.

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  • How to keep your family safe during a house fire

    How to keep your family safe during a house fire

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:11 PM EST2018-02-20 17:11:21 GMT

    Discussing a fire escape plan could have potentially save those lives in Memphis. Fire officials say the deaths in Memphis could have been prevented if the family had taken certain precautions.

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    Discussing a fire escape plan could have potentially save those lives in Memphis. Fire officials say the deaths in Memphis could have been prevented if the family had taken certain precautions.

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  • JPD officer fired after "disturbing" video with teenager

    JPD officer fired after "disturbing" video with teenager

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:11 PM EST2018-02-20 17:11:15 GMT

    JPD Commander Tyree Jones confirmed with WLBT on Wednesday afternoon that Officer Darryl Stasher had been terminated from his position with the department.

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    The Jackson Police Department has launched an investigation into the behavior. We spoke exclusively with Jackson police about the content of the video.

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  • Back to school events help students in Capital City

    Back to school events help students in Capital City

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:11 PM EST2018-02-20 17:11:13 GMT
    Source: ViewerSource: Viewer

    Volunteers handed out hundreds of backpacks filled with school supplies across the Capital City, Sunday, and kids packed Southside Barber and Beauty Sunday to get a free haircut and school supplies.

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    Volunteers handed out hundreds of backpacks filled with school supplies across the Capital City, Sunday, and kids packed Southside Barber and Beauty Sunday to get a free haircut and school supplies.

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  • Wildlife officials issue alligator precautions

    Wildlife officials issue alligator precautions

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:11 PM EST2018-02-20 17:11:09 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Alligators are common in Mississippi and the incident in Orlando is raising concern here. At Crystal Lake and other bodies of water in Mississippi, alligators are prevalent and experts want people to take some safety precautions, before they head out on the water, this summer this summer.

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    Alligators are common in Mississippi and the incident in Orlando is raising concern here. At Crystal Lake and other bodies of water in Mississippi, alligators are prevalent and experts want people to take some safety precautions, before they head out on the water, this summer this summer.

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  • Sources: Suspect involved in 2014 gang rape mistakenly released from jail

    Sources: Suspect involved in 2014 gang rape mistakenly released from jail

    Monday, May 16 2016 5:50 PM EDT2016-05-16 21:50:14 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:11 PM EST2018-02-20 17:11:06 GMT
    Ja'Lon Jones, Edward Samuel and Marquise Samuel (Source: Jackson Police Dept.)Ja'Lon Jones, Edward Samuel and Marquise Samuel (Source: Jackson Police Dept.)

    A judge sentenced Ja'Lon Jones to 20 years in prison. Eighteen of those years have been suspended. 

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    A judge sentenced Ja'Lon Jones to 20 years in prison. Eighteen of those years have been suspended. 

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  • EXCLUSIVE: Man accused of killing infant son appears in court

    EXCLUSIVE: Man accused of killing infant son appears in court

    Tuesday, December 1 2015 2:29 PM EST2015-12-01 19:29:29 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:10 PM EST2018-02-20 17:10:50 GMT
    Source: WLBT archivesSource: WLBT archives
    Jerry Kees is charged with capital murder in the death of his baby, 9-month-old Corey Kees, back in January.More >>

    Jerry Kees is charged with capital murder in the death of his baby, 9-month-old Corey Kees, back in January.

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  • COLD CASE: The disappearance of Tammyetta Spaulding

    COLD CASE: The disappearance of Tammyetta Spaulding

    Thursday, February 15 2018 12:42 AM EST2018-02-15 05:42:53 GMT
    Source: FacebookSource: Facebook

    Everything was coming up roses for Tammyette Spaulding -- she got a raise at work, she was working on a promotion, she was about to move into a Habitat house with her children -- but on September 3, she went to work and left early.

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    Everything was coming up roses for Tammyette Spaulding -- she got a raise at work, she was working on a promotion, she was about to move into a Habitat house with her children -- but on September 3, she went to work and left early.

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  • Hattiesburg man preserves Tuskegee Airmen history through artwork and speeches

    Hattiesburg man preserves Tuskegee Airmen history through artwork and speeches

    Friday, February 9 2018 3:03 PM EST2018-02-09 20:03:43 GMT

    They were the Tuskegee Airmen, America's first black pilot unit fighting in World War II, also known as the Red Tails and if you've ever wondered how they got that name, just ask Clint Martin.

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    They were the Tuskegee Airmen, America's first black pilot unit fighting in World War II, also known as the Red Tails and if you've ever wondered how they got that name, just ask Clint Martin.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Teacher Misconduct

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Teacher Misconduct

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 5:12 PM EST2018-02-06 22:12:48 GMT

    In this 3 On Your Side investigation, we set out to answer one simple question: how prevalent are cases of unethical conduct between teachers and students in Mississippi?

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    In this 3 On Your Side investigation, we set out to answer one simple question: how prevalent are cases of unethical conduct between teachers and students in Mississippi?

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  • Saving a Generation: Young Men of Valor

    Saving a Generation: Young Men of Valor

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:17 PM EST2018-01-18 00:17:42 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Immediately following the 3 On Your Side Investigation: Saving a Generation, many emails, social media posts, regarding the very serious problem of violent crime among teens in Jackson.

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    Immediately following the 3 On Your Side Investigation: Saving a Generation, many emails, social media posts, regarding the very serious problem of violent crime among teens in Jackson.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: New Avenue of Rx Abuse?

    3 On Your Side Investigates: New Avenue of Rx Abuse?

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 11:25 PM EST2018-01-11 04:25:43 GMT

    At least one U.S. senator wants federal drug officials to investigate overdose deaths connected with the nerve-pain medication gabapentin, labeled a "drug of concern" by the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy. A letter from U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) details concerns about the drug, connected to 106 overdose deaths in that state in 2016. While gabapentin is used to treat everything from pain to mood disorders, there is mounting research uncovering mi...

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    At least one U.S. senator wants federal drug officials to investigate overdose deaths connected with the nerve-pain medication gabapentin, labeled a "drug of concern" by the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy. A letter from U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) details concerns about the drug, connected to 106 overdose deaths in that state in 2016. While gabapentin is used to treat everything from pain to mood disorders, there is mounting research uncovering mi...

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  • Jackson Man Helping with Care Packages

    Jackson Man Helping with Care Packages

  • Instant Loans at Checkout: helpful or hurtful?

    Instant Loans at Checkout: helpful or hurtful?

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 12:47 AM EST2017-12-20 05:47:39 GMT

    You're probably wrapping up your online shopping for the holidays right now. Did you notice anything different when you clicked the "buy" button this year? 

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    You're probably wrapping up your online shopping for the holidays right now. Did you notice anything different when you clicked the "buy" button this year? 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Sun-n-Sand Abandoned

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Sun-n-Sand Abandoned

    Thursday, December 14 2017 2:25 AM EST2017-12-14 07:25:22 GMT
    Sun-n-Sand before it closed in 2001 (Source: WLBT)Sun-n-Sand before it closed in 2001 (Source: WLBT)

    Its iconic sign has stood on Lamar Street in downtown Jackson for more than half a century, but the Sun-n-Sand Motor Hotel has been boarded-up with no vacancy since 2001. Almost seventeen years after the last guest checked out, it still brings back memories for some and frustration for others.

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    Its iconic sign has stood on Lamar Street in downtown Jackson for more than half a century, but the Sun-n-Sand Motor Hotel has been boarded-up with no vacancy since 2001. Almost seventeen years after the last guest checked out, it still brings back memories for some and frustration for others.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Close your bedroom door to slow a quickly-spreading fire

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Close your bedroom door to slow a quickly-spreading fire

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 7:21 PM EST2017-12-06 00:21:27 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    We all think it will never happen: ripped from your sleep to a piercing alarm, terrifying flames and a thick black smoke choking your lungs.   But you might not know, the simple act of closing your bedroom door each night before you go to sleep could buy your family life saving seconds in a fire.  

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    We all think it will never happen: ripped from your sleep to a piercing alarm, terrifying flames and a thick black smoke choking your lungs.   But you might not know, the simple act of closing your bedroom door each night before you go to sleep could buy your family life saving seconds in a fire.  

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  • Exclusive 3 On Your Side Investigation: Prison Payday

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:10 PM EST2017-11-15 00:10:13 GMT

    But while many serving sentences are working to improve themselves, others prefer to carry on their criminal activities behind bars.

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    But while many serving sentences are working to improve themselves, others prefer to carry on their criminal activities behind bars.

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  • Perry Grit: How a family's promise is being fulfilled after a plane crash last August

    Perry Grit: How a family's promise is being fulfilled after a plane crash last August

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-05-25 03:54:47 GMT

    This is the story of how the Perry family is finding new strength after their world was turned upside down on August 14, 2016.

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    This is the story of how the Perry family is finding new strength after their world was turned upside down on August 14, 2016.

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  • Mississippians weigh in on their legislative "wish list" for 2017

    Mississippians weigh in on their legislative "wish list" for 2017

    Tuesday, January 3 2017 10:57 AM EST2017-01-03 15:57:57 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    We previewed some of the expected bills last week and Monday, we asked people  what they wanted lawmakers to get done.

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    We previewed some of the expected bills last week and Monday, we asked people  what they wanted lawmakers to get done.

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  • Jackson State University finances under review by IHL

    Jackson State University finances under review by IHL

    Friday, October 21 2016 10:27 AM EDT2016-10-21 14:27:29 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Jackson State University's finances are under the microscope. Cash reserves have plummeted. Now, the College Board is bringing in outside help to oversee spending. 

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    Jackson State University's finances are under the microscope. Cash reserves have plummeted. Now, the College Board is bringing in outside help to oversee spending. 

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  • Lawmaker weighs in on how settlement money will be used

    Lawmaker weighs in on how settlement money will be used

    Tuesday, October 11 2016 8:02 PM EDT2016-10-12 00:02:50 GMT

    The state's bank account just got a nearly $34 million deposit.State agencies that serve you are working with less money after cuts from the Governor. But a state settlement with a pharmaceutical company could help plug the budget holes.

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    The state's bank account just got a nearly $34 million deposit.State agencies that serve you are working with less money after cuts from the Governor. But a state settlement with a pharmaceutical company could help plug the budget holes.

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  • Why it's important to go through organizations to help flood victims

    Why it's important to go through organizations to help flood victims

    Monday, August 22 2016 7:53 PM EDT2016-08-22 23:53:54 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Some of the needs may seem pretty basic things like cases of water, but how do you know who needs them and where it's needed most?

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    Some of the needs may seem pretty basic things like cases of water, but how do you know who needs them and where it's needed most?

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  • MS Insurance Commissioner stressed the importance of reviewing flood insurance

    MS Insurance Commissioner stressed the importance of reviewing flood insurance

    Monday, August 15 2016 9:56 PM EDT2016-08-16 01:56:55 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The Mississippi Insurance Commissioners office warned that you shouldn't assume the federal government would step in and cover your losses. If it's declared a federal disaster, they'll help, but only to a certain point.

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    The Mississippi Insurance Commissioners office warned that you shouldn't assume the federal government would step in and cover your losses. If it's declared a federal disaster, they'll help, but only to a certain point.

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  • Super lice discovered ahead of back to school

    Super lice discovered ahead of back to school

    Wednesday, August 3 2016 10:22 AM EDT2016-08-03 14:22:49 GMT

    Just the mention of lice may make you itch. But now there is so-called "super lice" that's resistant to treatment. It isn't a new discovery. But the latest report shows it's spreading.

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    Just the mention of lice may make you itch. But now there is so-called "super lice" that's resistant to treatment. It isn't a new discovery. But the latest report shows it's spreading.

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  • 3 On Your Side Special Report: Dealing with Dementia

    Thursday, October 19 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-10-19 14:00:57 GMT

    Alzheimer's and other kinds of dementia kill more people in this country than breast and prostate cancer combined. 

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    Alzheimer's and other kinds of dementia kill more people in this country than breast and prostate cancer combined. 

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  • Some Clinton residents say Halloween display goes too far

    Some Clinton residents say Halloween display goes too far

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 8:03 PM EDT2017-10-19 00:03:42 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The mannequin head and stabbed body is on Pebble Brook Drive and is getting a lot of attention on social media. The homeowner is stunned that her annual holiday tradition is becoming the talk of the town.  

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    The mannequin head and stabbed body is on Pebble Brook Drive and is getting a lot of attention on social media. The homeowner is stunned that her annual holiday tradition is becoming the talk of the town.  

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: The Free State of Gluckstadt

    3 On Your Side Investigates: The Free State of Gluckstadt

    Thursday, August 10 2017 9:43 AM EDT2017-08-10 13:43:00 GMT
    (Source: WLBT)(Source: WLBT)

    As the Jackson metro area continues to expand, explosive growth in Madison County is igniting a fresh effort to form a new city.

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    As the Jackson metro area continues to expand, explosive growth in Madison County is igniting a fresh effort to form a new city.

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  • Jackson officials hand out water, talk repair costs as residents deal with boil water notice

    Jackson officials hand out water, talk repair costs as residents deal with boil water notice

    Sunday, February 12 2017 8:29 AM EST2017-02-12 13:29:39 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The water main break on Forest Ave happened weeks ago, but the City says it had to conduct some preliminary tests in order to know how to best address the issue.

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    The water main break on Forest Ave happened weeks ago, but the City says it had to conduct some preliminary tests in order to know how to best address the issue.

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  • COLD CASE: The disappearance of Annie Laurie Hearin

    COLD CASE: The disappearance of Annie Laurie Hearin

    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:14 AM EDT2017-07-27 15:14:16 GMT
    Source: ArchivesSource: Archives

    Mrs. Annie Laurie Hearin had hosted a bridge club part at her home which ended that afternoon, according to Federal court documents. 

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    Mrs. Annie Laurie Hearin had hosted a bridge club part at her home which ended that afternoon, according to Federal court documents. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Leaks and mold in Jackson public libraries

    Water leaks in two public libraries have some worried

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:08 AM EDT2017-07-26 15:08:21 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The final decision on leasing or purchasing the building is left to the Jackson City Council. Under the law, the library system is not allowed to own or enter a long term lease on a building. 

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    The final decision on leasing or purchasing the building is left to the Jackson City Council. Under the law, the library system is not allowed to own or enter a long term lease on a building. 

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  • Chemical Dilemma: What's lurking in your household products?

    Chemical Dilemma: What's lurking in your household products?

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 10:59 PM EDT2017-07-13 02:59:26 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Despite an upcoming Food & Drug Administration (FDA) ban, antimicrobial chemicals can still be found in some household items like shower heads, counter tops, even cutting boards.  

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    Despite an upcoming Food & Drug Administration (FDA) ban, antimicrobial chemicals can still be found in some household items like shower heads, counter tops, even cutting boards.  

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  • Made in the USA: Red, white and true?

    Made in the USA: Red, white and true?

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-06-29 02:52:45 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The Federal Trade Commission says a vast majority of "Made in the USA" claims are accurate, and the agency doesn't want to dissuade people from buying American. But not all products are as they appear.

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    The Federal Trade Commission says a vast majority of "Made in the USA" claims are accurate, and the agency doesn't want to dissuade people from buying American. But not all products are as they appear.

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  • Special Report: Mind of a burglar

    Special Report: Mind of a burglar

    Thursday, June 15 2017 12:25 AM EDT2017-06-15 04:25:16 GMT

    Almost 25-thousand homes were burglarized in Mississippi last year according to Neighborhood Scout. In the Chesterfield, Virginia area, that number was 34-hundred homes, about 9 a day.

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    Almost 25-thousand homes were burglarized in Mississippi last year according to Neighborhood Scout. In the Chesterfield, Virginia area, that number was 34-hundred homes, about 9 a day.

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  • SHOTS FIRED: Mississippi native and actor stars on Fox's new hit series

    SHOTS FIRED: Mississippi native and actor stars on Fox's new hit series

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-05-25 03:40:25 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Yohance Myles spoke on his role in the show, and the show’s role in furthering national discussion.

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    Yohance Myles spoke on his role in the show, and the show’s role in furthering national discussion.

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  • Unstoppable Mississippi man inspiring others while battling cancer

    Thursday, May 18 2017 12:46 AM EDT2017-05-18 04:46:46 GMT
    Source: FacebookSource: Facebook

    One unstoppable, Mississippi man has battled cancer and now lives with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, but he continues to inspire others along the way.

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    One unstoppable, Mississippi man has battled cancer and now lives with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, but he continues to inspire others along the way.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Is your home child-proof?

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Is your home child-proof?

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-05-18 03:00:35 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Colleen Hollimon of Madison says she thinks her home is child-proofed. 3 On Your Side put it to the test. 

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    Colleen Hollimon of Madison says she thinks her home is child-proofed. 3 On Your Side put it to the test. 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Explicit Education

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-05-10 20:59:55 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    A recent investigation by the state auditor into laptops and tablets provided by certain Mississippi school districts revealed that one in five of those devices contained something inappropriate, despite filters and security precautions on those machines.

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    A recent investigation by the state auditor into laptops and tablets provided by certain Mississippi school districts revealed that one in five of those devices contained something inappropriate, despite filters and security precautions on those machines.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Undocumented

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Undocumented

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-05-04 03:50:23 GMT

    Instead of preparing for her daughter's first day of kindergarten in the fall, she is wondering if she will have to explain why her Daddy is not with their family.

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    Instead of preparing for her daughter's first day of kindergarten in the fall, she is wondering if she will have to explain why her Daddy is not with their family.

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  • 3 On Your Side: Bring It - Dance evolution

    3 On Your Side: Bring It - Dance evolution

    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:18 AM EDT2017-04-20 15:18:31 GMT

    Anywhere you cue the music,traditional majorette dancing is now grooving to a different beat. "1,2,3,4" "I love what I see. I come back and watch them all the time and cheer from the stands" Becky Greer is back,but only for a visit. She's the former coach of the Jackson Academy Accents, who used to be called the J A Reflections.  When Greer came on board to lead a *new* generation,  "we changed the name to Accents, we got new outfits, a...

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    Anywhere you cue the music, traditional majorette dancing is now grooving to a different beat.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: God's House Abandoned

    3 On Your Side Investigates: God's House Abandoned

    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:35 GMT

    Our investigation turned up churches of significance that have been abandoned.

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    Our investigation turned up churches of significance that have been abandoned.

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  • Pearl police issue warning after skimmer found on gas pump

    Pearl police issue warning after skimmer found on gas pump

    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:35 GMT
    Source: FacebookSource: Facebook

    While checking pumps and receipt tape, he noticed an extra cable device attached to pump 4 believed to be a "skimmer". Police say this device is tied into the credit card reader and is used to capture account information, compromising the security of customer accounts.

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    While checking pumps and receipt tape, he noticed an extra cable device attached to pump 4 believed to be a "skimmer". Police say this device is tied into the credit card reader and is used to capture account information, compromising the security of customer accounts.

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  • breaking

    Three new cases of West Nile Virus detected in Mississippi

    Three new cases of West Nile Virus detected in Mississippi

    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:29 GMT
    Source: Raycom Image BankSource: Raycom Image Bank

    The Mississippi Department of Health reports this year's state total is now up to 8. Two of these new cases are in Hinds County and other one in Lowndes County.

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    The Mississippi Department of Health reports this year's state total is now up to 8. Two of these new cases are in Hinds County and other one in Lowndes County.

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  • Emergency crews rescue child in hot car at shopping center

    Emergency crews rescue child in hot car at shopping center

    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:24 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    We're told that the mom accidentally left her keys in the car and immediately called emergency crews to come rescue her child, who appeared to be about a year old.

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    We're told that the mom accidentally left her keys in the car and immediately called emergency crews to come rescue her child, who appeared to be about a year old.

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  • Citizen picks up deputies' tab, leaves encouraging message

    Citizen picks up deputies' tab, leaves encouraging message

    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:23 GMT
    Source: Facebook, Randy TuckerSource: Facebook, Randy Tucker

    The deputies were getting ready to pay their bill at La Terrazas, a Mexican restaurant, when the waiter informed them that a citizen had picked up the tab. The citizen wrote at the bottom, "Gentleman, thanks for doing a tough job. Stay safe! Remember: Your most dangerous encounter is always your next one."

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    The deputies were getting ready to pay their bill at La Terrazas, a Mexican restaurant, when the waiter informed them that a citizen had picked up the tab. The citizen wrote at the bottom, "Gentleman, thanks for doing a tough job. Stay safe! Remember: Your most dangerous encounter is always your next one."

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  • Couple finds snake coiled in home breaker box

    Couple finds snake coiled in home breaker box

    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:21 GMT
    Source: Lindsey DavisSource: Lindsey Davis

    It happened to one Mississippi family, when they smelled a foul odor coming from the breaker box in their home.

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    It happened to one Mississippi family, when they smelled a foul odor coming from the breaker box in their home.

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  • MHP talks roadside safety after deadly weekend crash

    MHP talks roadside safety after deadly weekend crash

    Monday, May 2 2016 7:22 PM EDT2016-05-02 23:22:22 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:16 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The Highway Patrol responded to several accidents that resulted in multiple deaths and injuries. One victim was on the side of the road, fixing a flat.

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    The Highway Patrol responded to several accidents that resulted in multiple deaths and injuries. One victim was on the side of the road, fixing a flat.

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  • Dogs left in duct-taped box at animal shelter

    Dogs left in duct-taped box at animal shelter

    Tuesday, April 26 2016 8:57 PM EDT2016-04-27 00:57:41 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:16 GMT

    The dogs were placed in a cardboard box that was sealed shut with duct tape and left at the gate right in front of the shelter.

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    The dogs were placed in a cardboard box that was sealed shut with duct tape and left at the gate right in front of the shelter.

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  • New Walmart to be built in Yazoo City

    New Walmart to be built in Yazoo City

    Monday, April 18 2016 11:44 AM EDT2016-04-18 15:44:16 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:15 GMT
    Source: WalmartSource: Walmart

    The new, 122,000 sq. ft. Walmart Supercenter will provide approximately 250 jobs, and offer a convenient shopping experience for the local community.

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    The new, 122,000 sq. ft. Walmart Supercenter will provide approximately 250 jobs, and offer a convenient shopping experience for the local community.

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  • Man beats cat to death at Brookhaven animal shelter

    Man beats cat to death at Brookhaven animal shelter

    Friday, April 15 2016 4:17 PM EDT2016-04-15 20:17:17 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:15 GMT
    (Not cat featured in article) Source: Brookhaven Animal Rescue League(Not cat featured in article) Source: Brookhaven Animal Rescue League

    BARL reports that the cat caregiver was outside tending to some dogs at the time of the attack. When the caregiver returned to the building, a man was seen leaving. 

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    BARL reports that the cat caregiver was outside tending to some dogs at the time of the attack. When the caregiver returned to the building, a man was seen leaving. 

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  • Lanier High School student attacked on school bus

    Lanier High School student attacked on school bus

    Friday, April 15 2016 5:05 PM EDT2016-04-15 21:05:52 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:15 GMT
    Source: FamilySource: Family

    The grandmother says that the attack happened on Thursday, when a male student got up on the bus and took her phone. She says her granddaughter was beaten and suffered some injuries.

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    The grandmother says that the attack happened on Thursday, when a male student got up on the bus and took her phone. She says her granddaughter was beaten and suffered some injuries.

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  • Inmate out on weekend pass stabs girlfriend in head

    Inmate out on weekend pass stabs girlfriend in head

    Thursday, March 24 2016 1:29 PM EDT2016-03-24 17:29:17 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:13 GMT
    Source: MDOCSource: MDOC

    Carl Hoskins was serving a 15 year sentence for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. He was given the 3-day pass last Friday.

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    Carl Hoskins was serving a 15 year sentence for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. He was given the 3-day pass last Friday.

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  • Florence standoff leads to arrests in drive by shooting

    Florence standoff leads to arrests in drive by shooting

    Monday, March 21 2016 2:23 PM EDT2016-03-21 18:23:04 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:12 GMT
    Source: Rankin County Sheriff's OfficeSource: Rankin County Sheriff's Office

    21-year-old James Morris Hebert and 20-year-old Victoria Kristin Moore were arrested for drive by shooting. 

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    21-year-old James Morris Hebert and 20-year-old Victoria Kristin Moore were arrested for drive by shooting. 

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  • All 3 troopers released from hospital after deadly standoff

    All 3 troopers released from hospital after deadly standoff

    Friday, March 4 2016 5:03 PM EST2016-03-04 22:03:02 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:10 GMT
    Source: FacebookSource: Facebook

    MBN Agent Lee Tartt was killed during the exchange of gunfire.

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    MBN Agent Lee Tartt was killed during the exchange of gunfire.

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  • breaking

    MSDH issues warning to Jackson, MS water customers over lead water concerns

    MSDH issues warning to Jackson, MS water customers over lead water concerns

    Wednesday, February 24 2016 10:56 AM EST2016-02-24 15:56:20 GMT
    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:09 GMT
    Source: wikipediaSource: wikipedia

    Officials at the MSDH say that after consultation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Environmental Protection Agency, is advising all residents who receive their drinking water from the City of Jackson Water System to take the following precautions:

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      Officials at the MSDH say that after consultation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Environmental Protection Agency, is advising all residents who receive their drinking water from the City of Jackson Water System to take the following precautions:

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      • McComb man accused of beating disabled child, recording it on cell phone

        McComb man accused of beating disabled child, recording it on cell phone

        Thursday, February 18 2016 2:58 PM EST2016-02-18 19:58:08 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:08 GMT
        Source: Chief Investigator Greg MartinSource: Chief Investigator Greg Martin
        Chief Investigator Greg Martin from the Pike County Sheriff's Office confirms that deputies arrested 23-year-old Alex Mead on February 13, after the child's mother reported the abuse. More >>

        Chief Investigator Greg Martin from the Pike County Sheriff's Office confirms that deputies arrested 23-year-old Alex Mead on February 13, after the child's mother reported the abuse.

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      • Reports of scam targeting Southern Pine customers

        Reports of scam targeting Southern Pine customers

        Wednesday, February 10 2016 12:24 PM EST2016-02-10 17:24:07 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:07 GMT
        Source: Southern PineSource: Southern Pine
        The company says that a member alerted them that a person, posing as someone from Entergy, called claiming that he owed money and would have his power disconnected if payment wasn’t received. The caller stated that Entergy and Southern Pine had merged into one company.  More >>

        The company says that a member alerted them that a person, posing as someone from Entergy, called claiming that he owed money and would have his power disconnected if payment wasn’t received. The caller stated that Entergy and Southern Pine had merged into one company. 

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      • Booneville woman going to jail for con game against elderly victim

        Booneville woman going to jail for con game against elderly victim

        Monday, February 8 2016 2:48 PM EST2016-02-08 19:48:45 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:06 GMT
        Source: Commons WikipediaSource: Commons Wikipedia
        Plaxico pleaded guilty to one count of false pretense Friday before Tippah County Circuit Court Judge Andrew K. Howorth. Judge Howorth sentenced Plaxico to serve 10 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, with 4 years to serve and 6 years suspended as a habitual offender. More >>

        Plaxico pleaded guilty to one count of false pretense Friday before Tippah County Circuit Court Judge Andrew K. Howorth. Judge Howorth sentenced Plaxico to serve 10 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, with 4 years to serve and 6 years suspended as a habitual offender.

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      • Police arrest IHOP robbery suspect

        Police arrest IHOP robbery suspect

        Monday, February 8 2016 11:15 AM EST2016-02-08 16:15:47 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:06 GMT
        Source: JPDSource: JPD
        During the course of the preliminary investigation, it was learned that an unknown suspect dressed in dark clothing entered the restaurant inquiring about a job. The suspect pointed a handgun at the manager and demanded money from the safe. More >>

        During the course of the preliminary investigation, it was learned that an unknown suspect dressed in dark clothing entered the restaurant inquiring about a job. The suspect pointed a handgun at the manager and demanded money from the safe.

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      • Rural Rankin County couple escapes early morning house fire

        Rural Rankin County couple escapes early morning house fire

        Monday, January 18 2016 8:22 AM EST2016-01-18 13:22:37 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:04 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        A husband and wife, living on Enoch Grove Drive in Florence, woke up to sounds of popping early on Monday morning. Then they noticed a fire in their carport.

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        A husband and wife, living on Enoch Grove Drive in Florence, woke up to sounds of popping early on Monday morning. Then they noticed a fire in their carport.

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      • Chains on legendary witch's grave in Yazoo City stolen

        Chains on legendary witch's grave in Yazoo City stolen

        Tuesday, January 5 2016 6:39 PM EST2016-01-05 23:39:00 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:03 GMT
        It's believed that a curse is associated with anyone disturbing the grave. Locals say that areas of Yazoo City burned down more than a century ago after someone disturbed it. Source: WLBTIt's believed that a curse is associated with anyone disturbing the grave. Locals say that areas of Yazoo City burned down more than a century ago after someone disturbed it. Source: WLBT

        On Monday, some of the chain links were found to be stolen from 'The Witch's Grave' in Glenwood Cemetery.

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        On Monday, some of the chain links were found to be stolen from 'The Witch's Grave' in Glenwood Cemetery.

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      • Madison Co. father, daughter teams up to serve community

        Madison Co. father, daughter teams up to serve community

        Friday, January 1 2016 6:34 PM EST2016-01-01 23:34:25 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:02 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
        Paul Griffin has served his community for nearly two decades as the District 5 supervisor. He has one of the largest districts in Madison County. More >>

        Paul Griffin has served his community for nearly two decades as the District 5 supervisor. He has one of the largest districts in Madison County.

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      • UMMC's first baby of 2016 has been born

        UMMC's first baby of 2016 has been born

        Friday, January 1 2016 12:47 PM EST2016-01-01 17:47:10 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:02 GMT
        Source: UMMCSource: UMMC

        The first baby of the new year at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Ja-Nya had plenty of revelers waiting on her in addition to mom La’Teshia Wesley of Jackson: dad Craig Wesley and siblings 9-year-old Ja-Naria and 6-year-old Ja-Rico.

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        The first baby of the new year at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Ja-Nya had plenty of revelers waiting on her in addition to mom La’Teshia Wesley of Jackson: dad Craig Wesley and siblings 9-year-old Ja-Naria and 6-year-old Ja-Rico.

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      • Facebook post reunites lost Cotton Bowl tickets with owner

        Facebook post reunites lost Cotton Bowl tickets with owner

        Wednesday, December 30 2015 11:58 AM EST2015-12-30 16:58:19 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:01 GMT
        Source: FacebookSource: Facebook

        Mandy Hope was filling up her truck at a Kroger in Clinton on Tuesday night when she found an envelope containing about 10 Cotton Bowl tickets. The envelope had the name John Ed written on it.

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        Mandy Hope was filling up her truck at a Kroger in Clinton on Tuesday night when she found an envelope containing about 10 Cotton Bowl tickets. The envelope had the name John Ed written on it.

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      • Mississippi prepares for potential river flooding

        Mississippi prepares for potential river flooding

        Monday, December 28 2015 4:26 PM EST2015-12-28 21:26:26 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:01 GMT
        Source: WikipediaSource: Wikipedia
        The Governor says that they are watching the river stages in Greenville, Vicksburg and Natchez.   More >>

        The Governor says that they are watching the river stages in Greenville, Vicksburg and Natchez.  

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      • Storm victims: Beware of crooked contractors

        Storm victims: Beware of crooked contractors

        Monday, December 28 2015 6:35 PM EST2015-12-28 23:35:41 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:00 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
        Officials agree it's extremely important for victims to document damage and file insurance claims as soon as possible. More >>

        Officials agree it's extremely important for victims to document damage and file insurance claims as soon as possible.

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      • Red Cross continues recovery efforts in north Miss.

        Red Cross continues recovery efforts in north Miss.

        Wednesday, December 23 2015 10:53 PM EST2015-12-24 03:53:22 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:00 GMT
        Source: viewer photoSource: viewer photo

        The Red Cross mobilized emergency response vehicles and provided support services to first responders.

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        The Red Cross mobilized emergency response vehicles and provided support services to first responders.

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      • MDOC could close more Community Work Centers

        MDOC could close more Community Work Centers

        Monday, December 21 2015 11:59 AM EST2015-12-21 16:59:25 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:59 GMT
        Source: MDOCSource: MDOC
        Starting in January, Community Work Centers in Bolivar, Yazoo and Jackson counties could be closed. More >>

        Starting in January, Community Work Centers in Bolivar, Yazoo and Jackson counties could be closed.

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      • FBI busts 17 suspected gang members found through Chambers investigation

        FBI busts 17 suspected gang members found through Chambers investigation

        Tuesday, December 15 2015 11:43 AM EST2015-12-15 16:43:30 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:59 GMT
        Source: FBISource: FBI
        A total of 17 have been indicted in Operation Bite Back. Nine were arrested on Tuesday morning. Two of the suspects were taken into federal custody and are expected in federal court in Oxford Tuesday afternoon. More >>

        A total of 17 have been indicted in Operation Bite Back. Nine were arrested on Tuesday morning. Two of the suspects were taken into federal custody and are expected in federal court in Oxford Tuesday afternoon. 

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      • Utica Elementary, Middle School closed due to power outages

        Utica Elementary, Middle School closed due to power outages

        Monday, December 14 2015 7:40 AM EST2015-12-14 12:40:04 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:58 GMT
        Source: WikipediaSource: Wikipedia
        The Hinds County School District was informed by Entergy officials that the City of Utica and surrounding area is currently experiencing a power outage, and therefore the schools will not be in operation today. More >>

        The Hinds County School District was informed by Entergy officials that the City of Utica and surrounding area is currently experiencing a power outage, and therefore the schools will not be in operation today. 

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      • breaking

        Man killed in hit and run on Highway 80 in Jackson

        Man killed in hit and run on Highway 80 in Jackson

        Wednesday, December 9 2015 7:19 AM EST2015-12-09 12:19:53 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:58 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
        Jackson Police have confirmed that a man was killed in a hit and run at this location at around 8:30 pm. He died at the hospital.More >>

        Jackson Police have confirmed that a man was killed in a hit and run at this location at around 8:30 pm. He died at the hospital.

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      • Natchez man dies in Sunday night house fire

        Natchez man dies in Sunday night house fire

        Monday, December 7 2015 9:58 AM EST2015-12-07 14:58:32 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:57 GMT
        Source: Fire Chief Eddie RaySource: Fire Chief Eddie Ray
        At  9:30 pm 2 units from the Natchez Fire Department and the Adams County Volunteer Fire department responded to a house fire at 151 Rice Road.More >>

        At  9:30 pm 2 units from the Natchez Fire Department and the Adams County Volunteer Fire department responded to a house fire at 151 Rice Road.

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      • Tips to keep you safe this holiday season

        Tips to keep you safe this holiday season

        Tuesday, December 8 2015 8:40 AM EST2015-12-08 13:40:11 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:57 GMT
        Source: WikicommonsSource: Wikicommons
        Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker has posted these safety tip to his Facebook page in hopes to protect you and your family this holiday season.More >>

        Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker has posted these safety tip to his Facebook page in hopes to protect you and your family this holiday season.

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      • MBI investigating Lincoln County shootout

        MBI investigating Lincoln County shootout

        Friday, December 4 2015 3:30 PM EST2015-12-04 20:30:01 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:57 GMT
        Source: MBISource: MBI
        Deputies went to 421 River Road Drive Southeast just after 1 pm to serve felony warrants against 40-year-old Christopher L. Hamilton. There was an exchange of gunfire and Hamilton was shot in the arm.More >>

        Deputies went to 421 River Road Drive Southeast just after 1 pm to serve felony warrants against 40-year-old Christopher L. Hamilton. There was an exchange of gunfire and Hamilton was shot in the arm.

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      • Seven abused, neglected dogs rescued from Adams Co. home

        Seven abused, neglected dogs rescued from Adams Co. home

        Thursday, December 3 2015 1:33 PM EST2015-12-03 18:33:02 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:56 GMT
        Nan Garrison, a local attorney and volunteer with the Natchez Adams County Humane Society and also Barbara Platte, a volunteer with the NACHS also received similar calls, as well as the Sheriff’s Office Dispatch.  More >>

        Nan Garrison, a local attorney and volunteer with the Natchez Adams County Humane Society and also Barbara Platte, a volunteer with the NACHS also received similar calls, as well as the Sheriff’s Office Dispatch.  

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      • AG cautions consumers, provides Black Friday, Cyber Monday tips

        AG cautions consumers, provides Black Friday, Cyber Monday tips

        Wednesday, November 25 2015 5:35 PM EST2015-11-25 22:35:46 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:56 GMT
        Source: WikipediaSource: Wikipedia
         As Mississippi stores prepare for the biggest shopping days of the year, Hood encourages consumers to take caution and is providing general tips that apply to holiday shopping. More >>

         As Mississippi stores prepare for the biggest shopping days of the year, Hood encourages consumers to take caution and is providing general tips that apply to holiday shopping. 

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      • Jackson police surprise burglars inside home

        Jackson police surprise burglars inside home

        Tuesday, November 24 2015 10:33 AM EST2015-11-24 15:33:26 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:55 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
        The burglars were jumped by police officers inside a home on Raymond Road. More >>

        The burglars were jumped by police officers inside a home on Raymond Road. 

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      • Blue Bell Ice Cream announces return to Mississippi

        Blue Bell Ice Cream announces return to Mississippi

        Tuesday, November 24 2015 11:18 AM EST2015-11-24 16:18:25 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:55 GMT
        Source: FacebookSource: Facebook
        The popular brand of ice cream will be back in Louisiana and Jackson and its surrounding areas by December 21. This is the second-to-last phase in the company’s five phase market re-entry plan.More >>

        The popular brand of ice cream will be back in Louisiana and Jackson and its surrounding areas by December 21. This is the second-to-last phase in the company’s five phase market re-entry plan.

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      • Fire breaks out at abandoned duplex

        Fire breaks out at abandoned duplex

        Fire breaks out at abandoned duplex

        Tuesday, November 24 2015 7:01 AM EST2015-11-24 12:01:45 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:55 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT
        A fire broke out at abandoned duplex on Marks Avenue.More >>

        A fire broke out at abandoned duplex on Marks Avenue.

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      • breaking

        Manhunt underway in Yazoo County

        Manhunt underway in Yazoo County

        Tuesday, November 17 2015 2:20 PM EST2015-11-17 19:20:59 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:54 GMT
        Source: APSource: AP
        Authorities are in pursuit of a suspect between Highway 432 near Vaughan.  More >>
        Authorities are in pursuit of a suspect between Highway 432 near Vaughan.  More >>
      • Over 6,000 homes without power after overnight storms

        Over 6,000 homes without power after overnight storms

        Wednesday, November 18 2015 6:51 AM EST2015-11-18 11:51:27 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:54 GMT
        Source: EntergySource: Entergy
        Most of those customers are in Hinds County, with a little over 1,600 people in the dark. Madison County has close to 1,000 and there are about 779 customers without power in Warren County.More >>

        Most of those customers are in Hinds County, with a little over 1,600 people in the dark. Madison County has close to 1,000 and there are about 779 customers without power in Warren County.

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      • Canton Public School District fires superintendent

        Canton Public School District fires superintendent

        Tuesday, November 17 2015 7:56 AM EST2015-11-17 12:56:40 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:53 GMT
        Source: ikehaynes.comSource: ikehaynes.com
        According to a statement from the school district, recent test scores impacted the decision to terminate Superintendent Ike Haynes.More >>
        According to a statement from the school district, recent test scores impacted the decision to terminate Superintendent Ike Haynes.More >>
      • Don't fall victim to IRS scammers

        Don't fall victim to IRS scammers

        Tuesday, November 3 2015 10:01 AM EST2015-11-03 15:01:33 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:52 GMT
        Source: NBCSource: NBC
        The scammers call claiming to be an agent for the IRS or the Federal Treasury Department. The victim is told “this is their Official Final Notice – the IRS is filing a lawsuit against you”. More >>
        The scammers call claiming to be an agent for the IRS or the Federal Treasury Department. The victim is told “this is their Official Final Notice – the IRS is filing a lawsuit against you”. More >>
      • Neighbors save woman, niece from overnight Ridgeland house fire

        Neighbors save woman, niece from overnight Ridgeland house fire

        Monday, September 28 2015 7:04 AM EDT2015-09-28 11:04:42 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:46 GMT
        Source: WLBT/Mike EvansSource: WLBT/Mike Evans
        Witnesses at the scene say the the home was engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived. A woman and her niece were inside the home when the flames broke out and they were alerted by neighbors banging on their doors.More >>
        Witnesses at the scene say the the home was engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived. A woman and her niece were inside the home when the flames broke out and they were alerted by neighbors banging on their doors.More >>
      • Woman loses beloved dog after hotel room robbery

        Woman loses beloved dog after hotel room robbery

        Monday, August 17 2015 10:49 AM EDT2015-08-17 14:49:14 GMT
        Monday, April 10 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:28:40 GMT
        Misty Malik posted on Facebook about the incident, and now many people in the area have shared her post and are searching for Phoenix. Source: FacebookMisty Malik posted on Facebook about the incident, and now many people in the area have shared her post and are searching for Phoenix. Source: Facebook
        Misty Malik posted on Facebook about the incident, and now many people in the area have shared her post and are searching for Phoenix.More >>
        Misty Malik posted on Facebook about the incident, and now many people in the area have shared her post and are searching for Phoenix.More >>
      • 3 On Your Side: What is Irlen Syndrome?

        3 On Your Side: What is Irlen Syndrome?

        Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:12:36 GMT

        Dr. LaVigne and Lisa Poe, an occupational therapist with A Focused Brain in Madison tell us they see the difference it makes especially for parents who have been searching for answers.

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        Dr. LaVigne and Lisa Poe, an occupational therapist with A Focused Brain in Madison tell us they see the difference it makes especially for parents who have been searching for answers.

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      • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Moving Out

        3 On Your Side Investigates: Moving Out

        Thursday, March 23 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-03-23 04:15:25 GMT

        Since 1980, Jackson's population has decreased significantly, from more than 206,000 to just over 173,000 now.

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        Since 1980, Jackson's population has decreased significantly, from more than 206,000 to just over 173,000 now.

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      • Car gets stuck in flood waters at Monument Street viaduct

        Car gets stuck in flood waters at Monument Street viaduct

        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:40 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Water surrounded the small compact and covered the doors and hood.

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        Water surrounded the small compact and covered the doors and hood.

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      • Outgoing superintendent a no-show at JPS board meeting

        Outgoing superintendent a no-show at JPS board meeting

        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:38 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        With a Mississippi Department of Education overhaul extension looming, Jackson Public School board members briefly touched on the district's future.

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        With a Mississippi Department of Education overhaul extension looming, Jackson Public School board members briefly touched on the district's future.

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      • Elderly apartment residents targeted in muggings

        Elderly apartment residents targeted in muggings

        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:37 GMT

        Some elderly residents of a north Jackson apartment complex are living in fear. Many believe they are being targeted after repeated assaults and thefts. 

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        Some elderly residents of a north Jackson apartment complex are living in fear. Many believe they are being targeted after repeated assaults and thefts. 

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      • IHL denies rumors of JSU president's ouster

        IHL denies rumors of JSU president's ouster

        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:37 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Rumors circulating that Jackson State University's president is out are being denied by the College Board. Institution of Higher Learning Board President Dr. Doug Rouse said Wednesday that Dr. Carolyn Meyers has not been fired. 

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        Rumors circulating that Jackson State University's president is out are being denied by the College Board. Institution of Higher Learning Board President Dr. Doug Rouse said Wednesday that Dr. Carolyn Meyers has not been fired. 

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      • Jury duty scam resurfaces targeting the elderly

        Jury duty scam resurfaces targeting the elderly

        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:37 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        A jury duty scam we first told you about this summer has resurfaced.  This week a caller pretending to be a Hinds County Deputy contacted an elderly Jackson resident. His daughter then alerted Jackson Police. 

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        A jury duty scam we first told you about this summer has resurfaced.  This week a caller pretending to be a Hinds County Deputy contacted an elderly Jackson resident. His daughter then alerted Jackson Police. 

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      • Security and ride safety, focus of 2016 Mississippi State Fair

        Security and ride safety, focus of 2016 Mississippi State Fair

        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:35 GMT

        We're just a week away from the start of the Mississippi State Fair. As the 12 day party on the midway approaches, the focus for fair officials is on security and ride safety.

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        We're just a week away from the start of the Mississippi State Fair. As the 12 day party on the midway approaches, the focus for fair officials is on security and ride safety.

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      • Mayor Yarber delivers third State of the City Address

        Mayor Yarber delivers third State of the City Address

        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:33 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        The mayor of the Capital City addressed residents about current conditions, challenges and the future. His message was about progress and moving forward.

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        The mayor of the Capital City addressed residents about current conditions, challenges and the future. His message was about progress and moving forward.

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      • Rankin jail overcrowding gets temporary fix

        Rankin jail overcrowding gets temporary fix

        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:32 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        According to Sheriff Bryan Bailey, the facility has run out of space twice in the last year for female inmates, while the need to separate others is causing overcrowding.

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        According to Sheriff Bryan Bailey, the facility has run out of space twice in the last year for female inmates, while the need to separate others is causing overcrowding.

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      • VA officials cite improvements from two years of changes

        VA officials cite improvements from two years of changes

        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:32 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Officials with Jackson VA Medical Center are trying to improve patient conditions at the hospital. Tuesday was National VA Press day which officials say is just one of the changes made to answer patient complaints.

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        Officials with Jackson VA Medical Center are trying to improve patient conditions at the hospital. Tuesday was National VA Press day which officials say is just one of the changes made to answer patient complaints.

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      • KKK fliers found in black neighborhoods

        KKK fliers found in black neighborhoods

        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:32 GMT

        For two straight days some Rankin County residents awoke to find literature reportedly from the KKK in their driveways.  All of the pamphlets were found in predominately Black neighborhoods which has left some residents shocked and angry.

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        For two straight days some Rankin County residents awoke to find literature reportedly from the KKK in their driveways.  All of the pamphlets were found in predominately Black neighborhoods which has left some residents shocked and angry.

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      • Pro Choice and Pro Life advocates react to Supreme Court ruling

        Pro Choice and Pro Life advocates react to Supreme Court ruling

        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:31 GMT
        Source: Raycom Image BankSource: Raycom Image Bank

        The U.S. Supreme Court has handed down a ruling on abortion regulations in Texas that could have a ripple affect across the country.

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        The U.S. Supreme Court has handed down a ruling on abortion regulations in Texas that could have a ripple affect across the country.

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      • Mississippi blood bank urges donations following Orlando mass shooting

        Mississippi blood bank urges donations following Orlando mass shooting

        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:30 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        When such a tragedy strikes, the already short supply of universal blood types is quickly depleted.

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        When such a tragedy strikes, the already short supply of universal blood types is quickly depleted.

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      • Staff shortage at State Crime Lab impacts case clearances

        Staff shortage at State Crime Lab impacts case clearances

        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:29 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Despite a new state of the art Medical Crime Laboratory, the backlog in cases continues.  And it's not due to the lab itself. Instead a shortage of key staff needed to perform criminal examinations.       

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        Despite a new state of the art Medical Crime Laboratory, the backlog in cases continues.  And it's not due to the lab itself. Instead a shortage of key staff needed to perform criminal examinations.       

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      • JPS facing challenges but officials say not in a financial crisis

        JPS facing challenges but officials say not in a financial crisis

        Tuesday, May 3 2016 11:28 PM EDT2016-05-04 03:28:24 GMT
        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:28 GMT

        Jackson Public School officials warned the Board of Trustees Tuesday that they are not at crisis level but financial challenges lie ahead in the face of state mandated budget cuts to education.

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        Jackson Public School officials warned the Board of Trustees Tuesday that they are not at crisis level but financial challenges lie ahead in the face of state mandated budget cuts to education.

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      • Homeowners fed up with Town Creek flooding

        Homeowners fed up with Town Creek flooding

        Monday, May 2 2016 11:58 PM EDT2016-05-03 03:58:46 GMT
        Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:28 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Dark clouds send chills down the spines of some Georgetown community residents. Each heavy rain brings flooding, turning their yards into rivers. It's a problem they've complained to the city about for more than a year. "If we get a hard rain 15 minutes this area is flooded," said Earl Thomas who lives on Idlewild Street near Town Creek. The mental health technician grew up playing in Town Creek on Rondo Street in Jackson. Now the joyful childhood memories are replaced ...

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        Dark clouds send chills down the spines of some Georgetown community residents. 

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      • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Shots Fired

        Wednesday, February 15 2017 11:43 PM EST2017-02-16 04:43:48 GMT

        While several types of crimes are falling here in the Capital City, police say gun violence seems to be on the rise. Last year, we reported 63 people died from shootings in Jackson. But after digging through months of records, we found the number of those injured is much higher.

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        While several types of crimes are falling here in the Capital City, police say gun violence seems to be on the rise. Last year, we reported 63 people died from shootings in Jackson. But after digging through months of records, we found the number of those injured is much higher.

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      • Salvation Army needs bell ringers and donations for Red Kettle Campaign

        Salvation Army needs bell ringers and donations for Red Kettle Campaign

        Friday, December 9 2016 11:21 AM EST2016-12-09 16:21:54 GMT

        The Salvation Army Red Kettle is in full swing, but the financial donations are down.  The organization is now praying it can reach its goal this season to keep vital programs running.  

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        The Salvation Army Red Kettle is in full swing, but the financial donations are down.  The organization is now praying it can reach its goal this season to keep vital programs running.  

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      • Straight piping robs the water department of money

        Straight piping robs the water department of money

        Friday, December 9 2016 10:24 AM EST2016-12-09 15:24:06 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        A Jackson woman is going to the city after she says a property she was renting out was straight piped. So what exactly is straight piping? "Which means that they were running a pipe directly from the city water to the house, with it bypassing the meter."

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        A Jackson woman is going to the city after she says a property she was renting out was straight piped. So what exactly is straight piping? "Which means that they were running a pipe directly from the city water to the house, with it bypassing the meter."

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      • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Washed Out at the Reservoir

        3 On Your Side Investigates: Washed Out at the Reservoir

        Friday, December 2 2016 3:55 AM EST2016-12-02 08:55:30 GMT
        Rapids on the Reservoir (Source: WLBT)Rapids on the Reservoir (Source: WLBT)

        For more than two decades, one of the hottest attractions in the metro area was Rapids on the Reservoir. It's now just a memory, replaced by a vacant lot. So what ever happened to plans to redevelop properties like Rapids and The Dock? 3 On Your Side investigates.

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        For more than two decades, one of the hottest attractions in the metro area was Rapids on the Reservoir. It's now just a memory, replaced by a vacant lot. So what ever happened to plans to redevelop properties like Rapids and The Dock? 3 On Your Side investigates.

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      • Man sentenced for aggravated assault in 2014 murder case

        Man sentenced for aggravated assault in 2014 murder case

        Wednesday, November 30 2016 1:07 PM EST2016-11-30 18:07:52 GMT
        Source: Attorney General Jim HoodSource: Attorney General Jim Hood

        According to Attorney General Jim Hood, an Adams County man has been convicted of aggravated assault in connection with his involvement in a February 2014 killing.

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        According to Attorney General Jim Hood, an Adams County man has been convicted of aggravated assault in connection with his involvement in a February 2014 killing.

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      • City shares water line repair plan

        City shares water line repair plan

        Wednesday, November 30 2016 12:37 AM EST2016-11-30 05:37:13 GMT

        The city of Jackson's says they've now put repairs crews on 12 hour shifts working around the clock to fix the high number of water line breaks.

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        The city of Jackson's says they've now put repairs crews on 12 hour shifts working around the clock to fix the high number of water line breaks.

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      • Jackson restaurant burglarized, safe stolen

        Jackson restaurant burglarized, safe stolen

        Monday, November 28 2016 11:31 AM EST2016-11-28 16:31:15 GMT

        The Premier Sausage House on Forrest Hill Road in Jackson was burglarized early Monday morning. A small safe was stolen and the burglars broke a front window.  Jackson police say there is no suspect information or surveillance video.  Copyright 2016 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.

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        The Premier Sausage House on Forrest Hill Road in Jackson was burglarized early Monday morning. A small safe was stolen and the burglars broke a front window.  Jackson police say there is no suspect information or surveillance video.  Copyright 2016 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.

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      • breaking

        Man wanted for questioning in Jackson's 60th homicide turns himself in

        Man wanted for questioning in Jackson's 60th homicide turns himself in

        Monday, November 28 2016 11:29 AM EST2016-11-28 16:29:09 GMT
        Jervanthy Johnson ( Source: JPD)Jervanthy Johnson ( Source: JPD)

        Mason said Jervanthy "Vant" Johnson turned himself in Friday afternoon. Friday morning at 1:30 a.m. Jackson police responded to Broadview Street in west Jackson about a shooting.

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        Mason said Jervanthy "Vant" Johnson turned himself in Friday afternoon. Friday morning at 1:30 a.m. Jackson police responded to Broadview Street in west Jackson about a shooting.

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      • Dr. Cedrick Gray: The successes and struggles of JPS

        Dr. Cedrick Gray: The successes and struggles of JPS

        Thursday, November 17 2016 12:11 PM EST2016-11-17 17:11:52 GMT

        Wednesday was Dr. Cedrick Gray's last day as Superintendent of the Jackson Public School district. But before he said goodbye, he spoke candidly about the successes and struggles of JPS. 

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        Wednesday was Dr. Cedrick Gray's last day as Superintendent of the Jackson Public School district. But before he said goodbye, he spoke candidly about the successes and struggles of JPS. 

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      • Police and stores gear up for holiday shoppers and shoplifters

        Police and stores gear up for holiday shoppers and shoplifters

        Thursday, November 17 2016 10:31 AM EST2016-11-17 15:31:16 GMT

        Can you believe it?  The holiday shopping season is right around the corner.  Black Friday is just over a week away, and with that, retailers and law enforcement are preparing to handle the influx of shoppers, and among them shoplifters.

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        Can you believe it?  The holiday shopping season is right around the corner.  Black Friday is just over a week away, and with that, retailers and law enforcement are preparing to handle the influx of shoppers, and among them shoplifters.

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      • Privatization of parking meters in Jackson continues

        Privatization of parking meters in Jackson continues

        Wednesday, November 16 2016 5:27 PM EST2016-11-16 22:27:28 GMT

        Three on your side was first to tell you about parking meter problems in Jackson. The debate continued Tuesday at the City Council meeting. The proposal on the table should a private company take over the meter operation and increase fees. 

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        Three on your side was first to tell you about parking meter problems in Jackson. The debate continued Tuesday at the City Council meeting. The proposal on the table should a private company take over the meter operation and increase fees. 

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      • Massive water main break floods Belhaven home

        Massive water main break floods Belhaven home

        Thursday, November 10 2016 12:10 PM EST2016-11-10 17:10:51 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        A massive water main break on Manship Street is causing a headache Thursday morning for residents. A resident said the upstairs of his home is now flooded. 

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        A massive water main break on Manship Street is causing a headache Thursday morning for residents. A resident said the upstairs of his home is now flooded. 

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      • Residents react to Smith Park renovations

        Thursday, November 10 2016 10:44 AM EST2016-11-10 15:44:05 GMT

        Trees were cut down in the heart of downtown Jackson as renovations are taking shape at the historic Smith Park.

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        Trees were cut down in the heart of downtown Jackson as renovations are taking shape at the historic Smith Park.

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      • Mississippi police officers found to be overworked

        Mississippi police officers found to be overworked

        Mississippi police officers found to be overworked

        Friday, October 28 2016 2:08 PM EDT2016-10-28 18:08:57 GMT

        Mississippi police officers are overworked. That's according to data released in a Safewise report. 

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        Mississippi police officers are overworked. That's according to data released in a Safewise report. 

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      • U.S. Attorney announces Election Day efforts to protect the right to vote

        U.S. Attorney announces Election Day efforts to protect the right to vote

        Tuesday, October 25 2016 11:42 PM EDT2016-10-26 03:42:57 GMT
        Source: Associated PressSource: Associated Press

        Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Chris Wansley will lead the efforts the U. S. Attorney's Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 8 general elections.

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        Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Chris Wansley will lead the efforts the U. S. Attorney's Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 8 general elections.

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      • Jackson family displaced after home catches fire

        Jackson family displaced after home catches fire

        Tuesday, October 25 2016 10:28 AM EDT2016-10-25 14:28:58 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        A family of six was able to escape before firefighters got there. Firefighters conducted a search of the home and confirmed that no one else was inside.

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        A family of six was able to escape before firefighters got there. Firefighters conducted a search of the home and confirmed that no one else was inside.

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      • Canton neighborhood has flea infestation

        Canton neighborhood has flea infestation

        Tuesday, October 25 2016 8:48 AM EDT2016-10-25 12:48:04 GMT

        Canton residents who live in the Presidential Hills area have a serious problem; a flea infestation.

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        Canton residents who live in the Presidential Hills area have a serious problem; a flea infestation.

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      • Secretary of State says Mississippi election systems are secure

        Secretary of State says Mississippi election systems are secure

        Friday, October 21 2016 10:25 AM EDT2016-10-21 14:25:57 GMT

        Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says he is taking "every possible precaution" to protect Mississippi's election system from hacking or oer security risks. Circuit clerks and elections officials in several counties also say they're working on security ahead of the November 8th election.

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        Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says he is taking "every possible precaution" to protect Mississippi's election system from hacking or oer security risks. Circuit clerks and elections officials in several counties also say they're working on security ahead of the November 8th election.

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      • Five students involved in fight at Murrah High School

        Five students involved in fight at Murrah High School

        Thursday, October 20 2016 10:01 AM EDT2016-10-20 14:01:09 GMT

        Five Murrah High School students were involved in a fight at the school Wednesday.

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        Five Murrah High School students were involved in a fight at the school Wednesday.

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      • Ridgeland Aldermen approve bonds for Costco

        Ridgeland Aldermen approve bonds for Costco

        Wednesday, October 19 2016 10:09 AM EDT2016-10-19 14:09:39 GMT

        The project to bring a Costco to Ridgeland is moving forward. The city council voted Tuesday night 4 to 3, to approve a plan to issue bonds.

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        The project to bring a Costco to Ridgeland is moving forward. The city council voted Tuesday night 4 to 3, to approve a plan to issue bonds.

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      • Disgruntled residents call for resignation of JPS superintendent and board

        Disgruntled residents call for resignation of JPS superintendent and board

        Wednesday, October 19 2016 8:39 AM EDT2016-10-19 12:39:08 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Some disgruntled citizens at Tuesday night's Jackson Public School District meeting called for the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Gray and all seven board members.

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        Some disgruntled citizens at Tuesday night's Jackson Public School District meeting called for the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Gray and all seven board members.

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      • Former Greenville teacher fired after dragging student by hair

        Former Greenville teacher fired after dragging student by hair

        Tuesday, October 18 2016 12:36 PM EDT2016-10-18 16:36:45 GMT
        Source: Kesha WilliamsSource: Kesha Williams

        The Greenville Public School District's Board of Trustees voted on Monday to fire Linda Winters-Johnson, after it was announced last Thursday that she was no longer teaching in the school district.

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        The Greenville Public School District's Board of Trustees voted on Monday to fire Linda Winters-Johnson, after it was announced last Thursday that she was no longer teaching in the school district.

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      • Man wanted for robbing Pike Co. grocery store

        Man wanted for robbing Pike Co. grocery store

        Tuesday, October 18 2016 11:26 AM EDT2016-10-18 15:26:51 GMT
        Source: Pike Co. Sheriff's officeSource: Pike Co. Sheriff's office

        The Pike County Sheriff's department is asking for help locating a suspect involved in a theft at the Four Way 2 grocery store in Magnolia. This happened September 20, on Prentiss Ball Road.

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        The Pike County Sheriff's department is asking for help locating a suspect involved in a theft at the Four Way 2 grocery store in Magnolia. This happened September 20, on Prentiss Ball Road.

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      • New plant and jobs coming to Ellisville

        New plant and jobs coming to Ellisville

        Monday, October 17 2016 10:14 PM EDT2016-10-18 02:14:43 GMT
        MGNonlineMGNonline

        General Electric Co. and Praxair Corp. will invest more than $100 million in Ellisville to build a plant to coat aircraft parts. 

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        General Electric Co. and Praxair Corp. will invest more than $100 million in Ellisville to build a plant to coat aircraft parts. 

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      • 3OYS Investigates: Backyard ear cropping of puppies

        3OYS Investigates: Backyard ear cropping of puppies

        Friday, October 14 2016 10:24 AM EDT2016-10-14 14:24:07 GMT

        New developments in our investigation surrounding what many call a barbaric, inhumane and possibly illegal procedure; a Jackson police officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a case where puppies underwent painful backyard ear cropping, without anesthesia or Vet care. 

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        New developments in our investigation surrounding what many call a barbaric, inhumane and possibly illegal procedure; a Jackson police officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a case where puppies underwent painful backyard ear cropping, without anesthesia or Vet care. 

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      • JPD investigating after officer's wife tries to sell bleeding puppy on social media

        JPD investigating after officer's wife tries to sell bleeding puppy on social media

        Thursday, October 13 2016 10:42 AM EDT2016-10-13 14:42:15 GMT
        Source: FacebookSource: Facebook

        A woman named Brandy Giddens posted on Facebook advertising the sale of a small puppy. It appears the puppy's ears were cropped at home and not by a licensed vet. 

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        A woman named Brandy Giddens posted on Facebook advertising the sale of a small puppy. It appears the puppy's ears were cropped at home and not by a licensed vet. 

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      • Meteor sighted across morning sky

        Meteor sighted across morning sky

        Thursday, October 13 2016 10:34 AM EDT2016-10-13 14:34:45 GMT

        Nancy Eatmon of Brandon didn't know what it was at first. She was among several hundred people from Georgia to Mississippi to witness a meteor entering the atmosphere early Wednesday morning. 

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        Nancy Eatmon of Brandon didn't know what it was at first. She was among several hundred people from Georgia to Mississippi to witness a meteor entering the atmosphere early Wednesday morning. 

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      • 3OYS: How to protect yourself against skimmers at the pump

        3OYS: How to protect yourself against skimmers at the pump

        Tuesday, October 11 2016 10:16 AM EDT2016-10-11 14:16:45 GMT

        Crooks are siphoning off their credit and debit card numbers from some Mississippians who filled up at the pumps. 
        It's called skimming  and it has occurred in the metro.

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        Crooks are siphoning off their credit and debit card numbers from some Mississippians who filled up at the pumps. 
        It's called skimming  and it has occurred in the metro.

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      • Survivor Sessions: Capturing courage, strength and beauty

        Survivor Sessions: Capturing courage, strength and beauty

        Tuesday, October 11 2016 8:07 AM EDT2016-10-11 12:07:07 GMT

        From natural beauty, transformed into flawless fierceness, these Survivor Sessions are a labor of love for photographer Ken Gordon, whose mother survived beast cancer over a decade ago.

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        From natural beauty, transformed into flawless fierceness, these Survivor Sessions are a labor of love for photographer Ken Gordon, whose mother survived beast cancer over a decade ago.

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      • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Raw Deal

        3 On Your Side Investigates: Raw Deal

        Thursday, October 6 2016 9:01 AM EDT2016-10-06 13:01:30 GMT

        Officials with the department said that's because the number of inspectors has been cut by more than a third to save money. Restaurant owners like Nathan Glenn said they noticed the reduction in inspections back in March.

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        Officials with the department said that's because the number of inspectors has been cut by more than a third to save money. Restaurant owners like Nathan Glenn said they noticed the reduction in inspections back in March.

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      • Clinton PD warns of possible con artist

        Clinton PD warns of possible con artist

        Monday, September 26 2016 5:03 PM EDT2016-09-26 21:03:43 GMT
        Kendrick Barrell Wells.....Source: Clinton PDKendrick Barrell Wells.....Source: Clinton PD

        The Clinton Police Department would like to alert the public to a potential con artist wanted for a recent scam that could lead to larceny charges for the suspect. According to Detectives with the Clinton Police Department, on three separate occasions Kendrick Barrell Wells of Richland, MS., has been perpetuated a scam against Clinton residents.

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        The Clinton Police Department would like to alert the public to a potential con artist wanted for a recent scam that could lead to larceny charges for the suspect. According to Detectives with the Clinton Police Department, on three separate occasions Kendrick Barrell Wells of Richland, MS., has been perpetuated a scam against Clinton residents.

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      • Rural water systems take on PSC

        Rural water systems take on PSC

        Tuesday, September 20 2016 1:29 AM EDT2016-09-20 05:29:56 GMT

        Rural water systems say the Mississippi Public Service Commission overstepped its authority when it required a 60-day delay in utility deposits for domestic violence victims.

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        Rural water systems say the Mississippi Public Service Commission overstepped its authority when it required a 60-day delay in utility deposits for domestic violence victims.

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      • City of Jackson to choose attorney for representation in sexual harassment lawsuit

        City of Jackson to choose attorney for representation in sexual harassment lawsuit

        Monday, September 19 2016 9:54 AM EDT2016-09-19 13:54:59 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Councilman Tyrone Hendrix says the city council was formally served with the federal lawsuit on Thursday. They must respond to the lawsuit in a timely manner.

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        Councilman Tyrone Hendrix says the city council was formally served with the federal lawsuit on Thursday. They must respond to the lawsuit in a timely manner.

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      • Madison businesses surrounding Wal-Mart without water due to line break

        Madison businesses surrounding Wal-Mart without water due to line break

        Monday, September 19 2016 9:53 AM EDT2016-09-19 13:53:37 GMT
        Source: City of MadisonSource: City of Madison

        The Madison Public Works Department says the City has experienced a water line break in a 12 inch line that serves the Walmart Development. 

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        The Madison Public Works Department says the City has experienced a water line break in a 12 inch line that serves the Walmart Development. 

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      • Family outraged after 6-year-old left in daycare's van

        Family outraged after 6-year-old left in daycare's van

        Wednesday, September 14 2016 11:59 AM EDT2016-09-14 15:59:55 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Six-year-old Ja'Quarius Hoard tried to walk home by himself down Claiborne Avenue - a dimly lit area with broken glass, trash, and rundown houses along the street.

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        Six-year-old Ja'Quarius Hoard tried to walk home by himself down Claiborne Avenue - a dimly lit area with broken glass, trash, and rundown houses along the street.

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      • Jackson City Council makes deep cuts to save programs

        Jackson City Council makes deep cuts to save programs

        Tuesday, September 13 2016 8:13 PM EDT2016-09-14 00:13:04 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        The council did vote through an amendment to create an savings account on top of their reserve fund, with some saying they are committed to increasing revenues to avoid more cuts.

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        The council did vote through an amendment to create an savings account on top of their reserve fund, with some saying they are committed to increasing revenues to avoid more cuts.

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      • Ragweed causing increase in allergy problems

        Ragweed causing increase in allergy problems

        Tuesday, September 13 2016 9:55 AM EDT2016-09-13 13:55:11 GMT

        The past few years you may have been feeling like you can't get any relief from your allergies - like they're getting worse and worse. And the reason for that is: they are.  A little plant called ragweed is the culprit. 

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        The past few years you may have been feeling like you can't get any relief from your allergies - like they're getting worse and worse. And the reason for that is: they are.  A little plant called ragweed is the culprit. 

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      • Jackson city worker attempts to rape elderly woman

        Jackson city worker attempts to rape elderly woman

        Friday, September 9 2016 10:09 AM EDT2016-09-09 14:09:11 GMT
        Source: Jackson policeSource: Jackson police

        Family members outraged after the attempted rape of their loved one. They claim a Jackson city worker kicked in the elderly woman's back door. The incident happened early Thursday morning. 

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        Family members outraged after the attempted rape of their loved one. They claim a Jackson city worker kicked in the elderly woman's back door. The incident happened early Thursday morning. 

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      • 1 year later: Family offers reward to find hit and run killer

        1 year later: Family offers reward to find hit and run killer

        Friday, September 9 2016 9:05 AM EDT2016-09-09 13:05:51 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        August 28 marked a year to the day when a group of ten sisters became a group of nine. Today, that family wants answers. More than a year ago, Mattie Amos was killed in a hit and run accident by the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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        August 28 marked a year to the day when a group of ten sisters became a group of nine. Today, that family wants answers. More than a year ago, Mattie Amos was killed in a hit and run accident by the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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      • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Cost of Claims

        3 On Your Side Investigates: Cost of Claims

        Thursday, September 8 2016 5:20 PM EDT2016-09-08 21:20:21 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        In the last two weeks -- from sexual harassment to racial discrimination -- we’ve seen two federal lawsuits filed against the city of Jackson. But that’s only the tip of the iceberg. A 3 On Your Side investigation reveals dozens of claims filed against the city over the last three years, many of them experts say could have been prevented. False arrest, negligence, excessive force: these are just a few of the 99 claims filed against the city of Jackson since 2013. ...

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        In the last two weeks -- from sexual harassment to racial discrimination -- we’ve seen two federal lawsuits filed against the city of Jackson. But that’s only the tip of the iceberg. 

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      • ITT Technical Institute campus shuttered in Madison

        ITT Technical Institute campus shuttered in Madison

        Tuesday, September 6 2016 11:05 PM EDT2016-09-07 03:05:12 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Some 110 students and faculty at the ITT Technical Institute in Madison have an  uncertain future.   The ITT campuses were permanently closed nationwide after the government cut off new taxpayer funding for tuition   The Director received his termination notice at 6 a.m. Tuesday, so did some 22 other staffers. The closures come after the Department of Education recently banned the for-profit college operator from enrolling new students who accepted finan...

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        Some 110 students and faculty at the ITT Technical Institute in Madison have an  uncertain future.   The ITT campuses were permanently closed nationwide after the government cut off new taxpayer funding for tuition   The Director received his termination notice at 6 a.m. Tuesday, so did some 22 other staffers. The closures come after the Department of Education recently banned the for-profit college operator from enrolling new students who accepted finan...

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      • Why are deer crashing into buildings?

        Why are deer crashing into buildings?

        Tuesday, September 6 2016 10:22 PM EDT2016-09-07 02:22:01 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Chad Dacus, a Bureau Chief with the Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks says deer aren't just in it for the air conditioning. They don't need much space to live, and they can relocate to urban areas if new neighborhoods are put up where they're used to living.

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        Chad Dacus, a Bureau Chief with the Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks says deer aren't just in it for the air conditioning. They don't need much space to live, and they can relocate to urban areas if new neighborhoods are put up where they're used to living.

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      • Road to Revival: Jackson church hopes to spark Highway 80 revival

        Road to Revival: Jackson church hopes to spark Highway 80 revival

        Thursday, September 1 2016 1:55 AM EDT2016-09-01 05:55:24 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        If you're entering the city of Jackson for the first time on the Highway 80 corridor, your first impression probably won't be the best of the capital city.  Efforts by both city and county officials to "tidy up" the area in recent years, have fallen flat, but a Jackson church isn't giving up as we found out in a 3 On Your Side investigation: Taking Back Our Neighborhoods Road to Revival. There was hope for a highway 80 renaissance in my 2009 Taking Back Our Neigh...

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        If you're entering the city of Jackson for the first time on the Highway 80 corridor, your first impression probably won't be the best of the capital city.  Efforts by both city and county officials to "tidy up" the area in recent years, have fallen flat.

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      • 3OYS investigation reveals no oversight for public record storage statewide

        3OYS investigation reveals no oversight for public record storage statewide

        Friday, August 19 2016 5:39 PM EDT2016-08-19 21:39:15 GMT

        Public records ensure transparency in government by letting you see what elected officials are doing with your tax dollars. The state agency in charge of making sure cities and counties save these records isn't actually doing that, meaning your leaders can pick and choose what they want you to see.

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        Public records ensure transparency in government by letting you see what elected officials are doing with your tax dollars. The state agency in charge of making sure cities and counties save these records isn't actually doing that, meaning your leaders can pick and choose what they want you to see.

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      • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Drivers license renewal glitch fixed

        3 On Your Side Investigates: Drivers license renewal glitch fixed

        Friday, August 19 2016 10:15 AM EDT2016-08-19 14:15:12 GMT

        Two days ago we first reported a glitch with the new online driver's license renewal website. The Department of Public Safety is making a correction after we revealed the problem.

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        Two days ago we first reported a glitch with the new online driver's license renewal website. The Department of Public Safety is making a correction after we revealed the problem.

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      • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Snooze and Lose

        Wednesday, August 17 2016 10:29 PM EDT2016-08-18 02:29:56 GMT

        Not to mention she'd always hit the snooze button. Now, Ratana uses "Sleep Cycle," one of many new apps and devices designed to help you wake up more rested.

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        Not to mention she'd always hit the snooze button. Now, Ratana uses "Sleep Cycle," one of many new apps and devices designed to help you wake up more rested.

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      • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Title Washing

        3 On Your Side Investigates: Title Washing

        Wednesday, August 17 2016 10:05 AM EDT2016-08-17 14:05:56 GMT
        James and Tanner Pearson tell their story to Wilson Stribling (Source: WLBT)James and Tanner Pearson tell their story to Wilson Stribling (Source: WLBT)

        Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has tried in the past to get the law changed so it's not so easy for someone to sell a painted-up car as if it's never been totaled, but the legislation has never passed.

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        Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has tried in the past to get the law changed so it's not so easy for someone to sell a painted-up car as if it's never been totaled, but the legislation has never passed.

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      • City of Jackson budget hearings underway

        City of Jackson budget hearings underway

        Tuesday, August 16 2016 10:13 AM EDT2016-08-16 14:13:05 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Monday, Systems Consultants Associates presented the budget before the Mayor and the full council.

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        Monday, Systems Consultants Associates presented the budget before the Mayor and the full council.

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      • Grenada mother of baby that died in hot car asks court to drop charges against father

        Grenada mother of baby that died in hot car asks court to drop charges against father

        Friday, August 12 2016 4:29 PM EDT2016-08-12 20:29:48 GMT
        Source: Carlos MooreSource: Carlos Moore

        “I feel like it was a tragic accident and it could happen to anybody," said Caradine. "I said that it would never happen to me, but it can happen,”

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        “I feel like it was a tragic accident and it could happen to anybody," said Caradine. "I said that it would never happen to me, but it can happen,”

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      • Cemetery moved to make way for Continental Tire plant

        Cemetery moved to make way for Continental Tire plant

        Wednesday, August 10 2016 10:17 AM EDT2016-08-10 14:17:33 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Several pallets of headstones have been moved there, some dating back to the early 1800's.

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        Several pallets of headstones have been moved there, some dating back to the early 1800's.

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      • 3 On Your Side Investigates: What are they texting?

        Wednesday, August 10 2016 1:26 AM EDT2016-08-10 05:26:48 GMT

        For many municipalities, texting serves as one more way to handle city business. Now a 3 On Your Side investigation reveals not every city in the metro keeps up with what your elected officials are sending and receiving. How many of you would want your text messages stored for anybody to read? "I wouldn't want my stuff out there, but I'm not a public figure. I'm just a common person," said Haley English. For the last two years, those digital DMs have been ruled public re...

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        For many municipalities, texting serves as one more way to handle city business. Now a 3 On Your Side investigation reveals not every city in the metro keeps up with what your elected officials are sending and receiving. 

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      • Are criminals targeting Hispanic residents in Ridgeland?

        Are criminals targeting Hispanic residents in Ridgeland?

        Tuesday, August 9 2016 1:23 AM EDT2016-08-09 05:23:25 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Ridgeland Police are concerned that criminals are targeting Hispanic residents. The most recent attack was around 2 a.m. Monday. 

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        Ridgeland Police are concerned that criminals are targeting Hispanic residents. The most recent attack was around 2 a.m. Monday. 

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      • Car sale scam uses eBay gift cards to steal your cash

        Car sale scam uses eBay gift cards to steal your cash

        Monday, August 8 2016 4:26 PM EDT2016-08-08 20:26:20 GMT
        eBay gift cards (Source: WMC Action News 5)eBay gift cards (Source: WMC Action News 5)

        First, there were wire transfer requests; then fake PayPal accounts; then "green dot" cards; now Chief Consumer Investigator Andy Wise has found the scam artist's latest method-of-choice for ripping people off: eBay gift cards.

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        First, there were wire transfer requests; then fake PayPal accounts; then "green dot" cards; now Chief Consumer Investigator Andy Wise has found the scam artist's latest method-of-choice for ripping people off: eBay gift cards.

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      • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Unclaimed Treasures

        3 On Your Side Investigates: Unclaimed Treasures

        Monday, August 8 2016 5:06 PM EDT2016-08-08 21:06:37 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        The Office of the State Treasurer is responsible for the administration of the Unclaimed Property Act.

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        The Office of the State Treasurer is responsible for the administration of the Unclaimed Property Act.

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      • Jackson foster children in urgent need of school supplies

        Jackson foster children in urgent need of school supplies

        Monday, August 8 2016 5:06 PM EDT2016-08-08 21:06:29 GMT
        Source: Youth VillagesSource: Youth Villages

        The filled backpacks will provide the supplies children in local Youth Villages’ programs need to go back to school.

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        The filled backpacks will provide the supplies children in local Youth Villages’ programs need to go back to school.

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      • Jackson City Council's plan to fix JATRAN service

        Jackson City Council's plan to fix JATRAN service

        Monday, August 8 2016 5:06 PM EDT2016-08-08 21:06:28 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        City leaders voted against terminating a contract with JATRAN's management company, National Express Transit Services who says they inherited old buses that were improperly maintained by the city.  

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        City leaders voted against terminating a contract with JATRAN's management company, National Express Transit Services who says they inherited old buses that were improperly maintained by the city.  

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      • One woman arrested; warrant issued for another in church burglary

        One woman arrested; warrant issued for another in church burglary

        Monday, August 8 2016 5:06 PM EDT2016-08-08 21:06:16 GMT
        Elizabeth Guy & Anna Smith.....Source: RCSDElizabeth Guy & Anna Smith.....Source: RCSD

        Guy confessed to investigators that she and Anna Paige Smith were involved in the burglary. Investigators have requested an arrest warrant for Smith.       

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        Guy confessed to investigators that she and Anna Paige Smith were involved in the burglary. Investigators have requested an arrest warrant for Smith.       

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      • Need for ambulances rise due to summer heat

        Need for ambulances rise due to summer heat

        Monday, August 8 2016 5:06 PM EDT2016-08-08 21:06:15 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        With temperatures steadily increasing, so are heat related illnesses. Wilson says more hands on deck is critical because AMR is beginning to see an increase in calls.

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        With temperatures steadily increasing, so are heat related illnesses. Wilson says more hands on deck is critical because AMR is beginning to see an increase in calls.

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      • Urgent need for blood donations in Mississippi

        Urgent need for blood donations in Mississippi

        Monday, August 8 2016 5:06 PM EDT2016-08-08 21:06:13 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Mississippi Blood Services says we having emergencies on a smaller scale. 

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        Mississippi Blood Services says we having emergencies on a smaller scale. 

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      • ATM thieves strike again

        ATM thieves strike again

        Monday, August 8 2016 5:06 PM EDT2016-08-08 21:06:13 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Instead police say it was thieves, using the same tactics used to steal other ATMs in the metro, over the past month.

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        Instead police say it was thieves, using the same tactics used to steal other ATMs in the metro, over the past month.

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      • Protect yourself from car theft

        Protect yourself from car theft

        Monday, August 8 2016 5:06 PM EDT2016-08-08 21:06:09 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        With the simple lock of a door and click of a remote, you are not giving the criminal element an opportunity to steal your car or your belongings.

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        With the simple lock of a door and click of a remote, you are not giving the criminal element an opportunity to steal your car or your belongings.

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      • Jackson senior beats the odds, walks in graduation

        Jackson senior beats the odds, walks in graduation

        Monday, August 8 2016 5:06 PM EDT2016-08-08 21:06:07 GMT
        Source: FamilySource: Family

        Mikayla Whitfield has suffered from many serious health issues since the age of 9. She suffers from severe seizures, which have even baffled doctors.

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        Mikayla Whitfield has suffered from many serious health issues since the age of 9. She suffers from severe seizures, which have even baffled doctors.

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      • Four-year-old critical; 13-year-old stable after Copiah County crash

        Four-year-old critical; 13-year-old stable after Copiah County crash

        Monday, August 8 2016 3:46 PM EDT2016-08-08 19:46:48 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Corporal Eric Henry says MHP is on the scene of a fatal accident in Copiah County.

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        Corporal Eric Henry says MHP is on the scene of a fatal accident in Copiah County.

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      • breaking

        17-year-old shot, taken to hospital

        17-year-old shot, taken to hospital

        Monday, August 8 2016 10:07 AM EDT2016-08-08 14:07:00 GMT
        Source: Raycom image bankSource: Raycom image bank

        According to Commander Tyree Jones, a 17-year-old was shot in the arm around 1 a.m. Monday morning on Fairfield Drive. 

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        According to Commander Tyree Jones, a 17-year-old was shot in the arm around 1 a.m. Monday morning on Fairfield Drive. 

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      • Funeral plans for construction worker who died, gofundme set up

        Funeral plans for construction worker who died, gofundme set up

        Friday, August 5 2016 4:20 PM EDT2016-08-05 20:20:11 GMT

        A construction worker who fell from the roof of the Vicksburg Convention Center will be laid to rest this weekend. Twenty-nine year old James Michael Pace of Pelahatchie died Tuesday.

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        A construction worker who fell from the roof of the Vicksburg Convention Center will be laid to rest this weekend. Twenty-nine year old James Michael Pace of Pelahatchie died Tuesday.

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      • GRAPHIC: Puppy left to die after being dragged, chained to pole

        GRAPHIC: Puppy left to die after being dragged, chained to pole

        Thursday, August 4 2016 12:11 PM EDT2016-08-04 16:11:09 GMT
        Source: Sweet Paws RescueSource: Sweet Paws Rescue

        The organization posted on Facebook, pictures of a puppy that was apparently found chained to a pole after having been dragged behind a 4-wheeler or car.

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        The organization posted on Facebook, pictures of a puppy that was apparently found chained to a pole after having been dragged behind a 4-wheeler or car.

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      • Scott County ATV thefts on the rise

        Scott County ATV thefts on the rise

        Thursday, August 4 2016 10:10 AM EDT2016-08-04 14:10:15 GMT

        Thieves are targeting 4-wheelers in Scott County. The Scott County Sheriff's Department says they've had 4 ATV thefts reported to their office in the last two weeks, three of them happened last Saturday.

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        Thieves are targeting 4-wheelers in Scott County. The Scott County Sheriff's Department says they've had 4 ATV thefts reported to their office in the last two weeks, three of them happened last Saturday.

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      • Thieves bust hole in brick wall, burglarize gas station

        Thieves bust hole in brick wall, burglarize gas station

        Tuesday, August 2 2016 10:12 AM EDT2016-08-02 14:12:43 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Early Tuesday morning the wall of a gas station on North State Street was busted and thieves burglarized the Quick Stop. Police received a call about the burglary around 2:30 a.m. and were on scene so quickly that the burglars were still inside. 

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        Early Tuesday morning the wall of a gas station on North State Street was busted and thieves burglarized the Quick Stop. Police received a call about the burglary around 2:30 a.m. and were on scene so quickly that the burglars were still inside. 

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      • State releases scathing J.P.S. audit

        State releases scathing J.P.S. audit

        Tuesday, August 2 2016 10:05 AM EDT2016-08-02 14:05:13 GMT

        State officials say they reviewed hundreds of J.P.S. records to conduct their audit; their findings uncovering many graduating seniors did not meet graduation requirements. Forest Hill High had the highest number with 10.

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        State officials say they reviewed hundreds of J.P.S. records to conduct their audit; their findings uncovering many graduating seniors did not meet graduation requirements. Forest Hill High had the highest number with 10.

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