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  • Raycom launches InvestigateTV app on Roku

    Raycom launches InvestigateTV app on Roku

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:51:31 GMT
    Source: Raycom MediaSource: Raycom Media
    Source: Raycom MediaSource: Raycom Media

    InvestigateTV is available now on Roku and will be released to other digital streaming services soon. Raycom Media President and CEO Pat LaPlatney made the announcement Thursday at the annual Investigative Reporters and Editors conference in Orlando, FL.

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    InvestigateTV is available now on Roku and will be released to other digital streaming services soon. Raycom Media President and CEO Pat LaPlatney made the announcement Thursday at the annual Investigative Reporters and Editors conference in Orlando, FL.

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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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  • SPECIAL REPORT: Brandon - The sleeping giant

    SPECIAL REPORT: Brandon - The sleeping giant

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-05-30 19:46:38 GMT

    The suburbs of metro Jackson are growing before our eyes. But the City of Brandon has taken a quieter approach to expansion, until now. 

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    The suburbs of metro Jackson are growing before our eyes. But the City of Brandon has taken a quieter approach to expansion, until now. 

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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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  • 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 Special Report: Moving the Zoo?

    3 On Your Side Special Report: Moving the Zoo?

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:16:33 GMT
    Current zoo entrance (Source: WLBT)Current zoo entrance (Source: WLBT)

    The announcement that the Jackson Zoo could soon be moving out of West Jackson has been met with both excitement and concern. The mayor has come out against it, but the zoo's director says the only other choice is to shut down. We take a closer look at what's behind the move and what's next.

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    The announcement that the Jackson Zoo could soon be moving out of West Jackson has been met with both excitement and concern. The mayor has come out against it, but the zoo's director says the only other choice is to shut down. We take a closer look at what's behind the move and what's next.

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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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  • 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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  • Fox 40 Special Report: Young Mississippi

    Fox 40 Special Report: Young Mississippi

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:58 AM EST2018-02-22 05:58:38 GMT
    Fox 40 Special Report: Young Mississippi - Source: Fox 40Fox 40 Special Report: Young Mississippi - Source: Fox 40

    Initially, seven Clinton High School seniors were asked to take their cell phones and tour the Mississippi Civil Right's Museum.

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    Initially, seven Clinton High School seniors were asked to take their cell phones and tour the Mississippi Civil Right's Museum.

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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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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Justice Delayed

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Justice Delayed

    Friday, January 26 2018 8:06 AM EST2018-01-26 13:06:09 GMT

    Dozens of accused killers move through the Hinds County criminal justice system every year. A Three On Your Side investigation reveals that journey is painfully slow, taking around two years just to get a chance at a conviction.

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    Dozens of accused killers move through the Hinds County criminal justice system every year. A Three On Your Side investigation reveals that journey is painfully slow, taking around two years just to get a chance at a conviction.

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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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  • 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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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Retailer of Last Resort

    Thursday, November 23 2017 3:30 PM EST2017-11-23 20:30:19 GMT

    One of the country's biggest retailers keeps charging inflated prices for furniture, refrigerators, and appliances, and Mississippi lawmakers are doing very little to stop it. Customers say they've been served more than just high prices. 

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    One of the country's biggest retailers keeps charging inflated prices for furniture, refrigerators, and appliances, and Mississippi lawmakers are doing very little to stop it. Customers say they've been served more than just high prices. 

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  • Saving a Generation: A 3 On Your Side investigation

    Saving a Generation: A 3 On Your Side investigation

    Thursday, November 16 2017 3:35 AM EST2017-11-16 08:35:28 GMT

    Teenagers get into trouble. They always have, but when the trouble involves serious, violent crime, that's reason for concern. This year, underage Jackson residents have been charged with some very adult crimes.

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    Teenagers get into trouble. They always have, but when the trouble involves serious, violent crime, that's reason for concern. This year, underage Jackson residents have been charged with some very adult crimes.

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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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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Engineering an Epidemic

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Engineering an Epidemic

    Thursday, November 9 2017 2:08 AM EST2017-11-09 07:08:16 GMT

    As federal, state and local leaders look for answers to the deadly opioid epidemic in this country.. a unique lab in Mississippi is also on the front lines of the battle trying to keep physicians and law enforcement a step ahead of those who are Engineering an Epidemic.  

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    As federal, state and local leaders look for answers to the deadly opioid epidemic in this country.. a unique lab in Mississippi is also on the front lines of the battle trying to keep physicians and law enforcement a step ahead of those who are Engineering an Epidemic.  

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  • Fox 40 Special Report: Diagnosed Young

    Fox 40 Special Report: Diagnosed Young

    Fox 40 Special Report: Diagnosed Young

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 6:30 PM EST2017-11-08 23:30:04 GMT
    Mike SandsMike Sands

    Encouraging news for those diagnosed young: advancements in cancer research are happening all the time.

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    Encouraging news for those diagnosed young: advancements in cancer research are happening all the time.

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  • Health $care: Battling the High Cost of Healthcare

    Health $care: Battling the High Cost of Healthcare

    Thursday, November 2 2017 7:02 AM EDT2017-11-02 11:02:02 GMT

    Dorothy Gray of Jackson, couldn't believe how much her recent surgery cost for her left eye alone.  

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    Dorothy Gray of Jackson, couldn't believe how much her recent surgery cost for her left eye alone.  

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  • Enhanced enrollment for government benefits has advocates concerned

    Enhanced enrollment for government benefits has advocates concerned

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-07-06 00:14:29 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Lawmakers passed a bill intended to improve transparency and fraud during this session. 

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    Lawmakers passed a bill intended to improve transparency and fraud during this session. 

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  • Devices are being developed in attempts to prevent allergic reactions

    Devices are being developed in attempts to prevent allergic reactions

    Friday, April 28 2017 3:06 PM EDT2017-04-28 19:06:46 GMT

    We all know of medical devices you can carry to help stop an allergic reaction. But what if you could prevent one from happening in the first place?

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    We all know of medical devices you can carry to help stop an allergic reaction. But what if you could prevent one from happening in the first place?

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  • Rankin County residents begin clean up after flood damage

    Rankin County residents begin clean up after flood damage

    Monday, April 3 2017 8:18 PM EDT2017-04-04 00:18:08 GMT
    Source: Facebook viewerSource: Facebook viewer

    Hundreds of people are being evacuated in Rankin County due to flooding. The entire first floor of Laurel Park Apartments is being evacuated right now.  

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    Hundreds of people are being evacuated in Rankin County due to flooding. The entire first floor of Laurel Park Apartments is being evacuated right now.  

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  • Members of the faith community are calling for prison reforms

    Members of the faith community are calling for prison reforms

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 7:52 PM EST2017-03-08 00:52:04 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The legislation that passed in 2014 had a goal to enhance certainty and clarity in sentencing and prioritize prison space for violent and career offenders. The progress is happening, but this group believes more can be done.

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    The legislation that passed in 2014 had a goal to enhance certainty and clarity in sentencing and prioritize prison space for violent and career offenders. The progress is happening, but this group believes more can be done.

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  • Treasurer Lynn Fitch details state debt issues

    Treasurer Lynn Fitch details state debt issues

    Monday, February 20 2017 8:06 PM EST2017-02-21 01:06:08 GMT
    Source: State TreasurerSource: State Treasurer

    State Treasurer Lynn Fitch gave a rundown of where the state stands at the Stennis Press Luncheon Monday. She explained that Mississippi needs to get the debt under control.

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    State Treasurer Lynn Fitch gave a rundown of where the state stands at the Stennis Press Luncheon Monday. She explained that Mississippi needs to get the debt under control.

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  • Wilkinson County Correctional Facility inmate dies after an alleged fight

    Wilkinson County Correctional Facility inmate dies after an alleged fight

    Saturday, February 18 2017 9:57 PM EST2017-02-19 02:57:38 GMT

    33-year-old Eric Heinz was pronounced dead a the prison around noon Saturday. He was found unresponsive on the floor of his cell.

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    33-year-old Eric Heinz was pronounced dead a the prison around noon Saturday. He was found unresponsive on the floor of his cell.

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  • Legislature considering adding domestic violence as a ground for divorce

    Legislature considering adding domestic violence as a ground for divorce

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 2:28 PM EST2017-02-15 19:28:39 GMT

    It is Valentine's Day but the reality is that some relationships are broken. Now, the legislature is digging deeper into the divorce laws. Whether it's once, twice or several times, domestic violence in a relationship is toxic.

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    It is Valentine's Day but the reality is that some relationships are broken. Now, the legislature is digging deeper into the divorce laws. Whether it's once, twice or several times, domestic violence in a relationship is toxic.

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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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  • 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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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Driving Dangers

    Thursday, October 12 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-10-12 16:36:06 GMT

    We count on police and firefighters to protect us and keep us safe, but who's keeping these employees safe while they're on the roads? A month-long 3 On Your Side Investigation reveals hundreds of city vehicles in the metro with recalls that haven't been fixed, most of which are serious.

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    We count on police and firefighters to protect us and keep us safe, but who's keeping these employees safe while they're on the roads? A month-long 3 On Your Side Investigation reveals hundreds of city vehicles in the metro with recalls that haven't been fixed, most of which are serious.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Out on Bond

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Out on Bond

    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:38 AM EDT2017-09-21 05:38:49 GMT

    Arrested, out on bond, arrested again, out on bond. Are criminals given too many chances in Hinds County? 

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    Arrested, out on bond, arrested again, out on bond. Are criminals given too many chances in Hinds County? 

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: The Disappearance of Daffany Tullos

    Thursday, September 14 2017 10:13 AM EDT2017-09-14 14:13:27 GMT
    Source: WLBT ArchivesSource: WLBT Archives

    Jackson Police continue to get leads in the disappearance of  Daffany Tullos -- some suggesting she is alive today.  

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    Jackson Police continue to get leads in the disappearance of  Daffany Tullos -- some suggesting she is alive today.  

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  • Taking Back Our Neighborhoods: Community Improvement and the battle against blight

    Thursday, August 31 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-08-31 23:17:38 GMT
    Sopurce: WLBTSopurce: WLBT

    A new administration; a new commitment to addressing Jackson’s blight problem. Three On Your Side investigates ways to help you take back our neighborhoods.

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    A new administration; a new commitment to addressing Jackson’s blight problem. Three On Your Side investigates ways to help you take back our neighborhoods.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Access Denied

    Thursday, August 24 2017 9:49 AM EDT2017-08-24 13:49:38 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Six years ago, Jackson city leaders drafted a plan to finally bring the Capital City in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Now we’re learning that most of those changes to sidewalks, bus stops and buildings haven’t even been started yet. “

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    Six years ago, Jackson city leaders drafted a plan to finally bring the Capital City in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Now we’re learning that most of those changes to sidewalks, bus stops and buildings haven’t even been started yet. “

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Chat Lingo, the new threat

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Chat Lingo, the new threat

    Thursday, August 17 2017 1:34 AM EDT2017-08-17 05:34:19 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    This warning for parents: your children may be staying one step ahead of you on social media, and the way they send messages to their friends. Phrases and acronyms have been replaced with something else. 

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    This warning for parents: your children may be staying one step ahead of you on social media, and the way they send messages to their friends. Phrases and acronyms have been replaced with something else. 

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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 has 4th highest rate of HIV infection in nation

    Jackson has 4th highest rate of HIV infection in nation

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 10:15 AM EST2017-02-21 15:15:04 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    While there is no cure for the virus, medical professionals say talking about the problem and explaining how testing works is the best way to get cities like Jackson off of this list.

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    While there is no cure for the virus, medical professionals say talking about the problem and explaining how testing works is the best way to get cities like Jackson off of this list.

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  • Racial slurs spray painted on local radio station van

    Racial slurs spray painted on local radio station van

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-02-14 15:49:05 GMT

    "I don't know what goes on with Respect Our Black Dollars after they leave the station but I just hope that whoever did this would just stop," manger of WMPR, Wanda Evers said. "It's just ridiculous."

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    "I don't know what goes on with Respect Our Black Dollars after they leave the station but I just hope that whoever did this would just stop," said WMPR General Manager Wanda Evers. "It's just ridiculous."

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  • Tagging law could be coming for next year's hunting season

    Tagging law could be coming for next year's hunting season

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 12:19 AM EST2017-02-15 05:19:50 GMT

     It's a system the state says will help them keep tabs on hunter's to make sure they are following the hunting limits and to track animal's population size from year to year.

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    If House Bill 1028 passes, deer and turkey hunters will be required to report their harvest 72 hours after killing it. It's a system the state says will help them keep tabs on hunter's to make sure they are following the hunting limits and to track animal's population size from year to year.

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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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  • 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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  • Jackson finally working on city maintenance in some areas

    Jackson finally working on city maintenance in some areas

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-07-06 00:27:00 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    City maintenance in Jackson spent a few months on the back-burner, but just days into the new administration, Jackson Public Works seems to be getting a move-on on city upkeep.

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    City maintenance in Jackson spent a few months on the back-burner, but just days into the new administration, Jackson Public Works seems to be getting a move-on on city upkeep.

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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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  • Belhaven water line collapse affects local business

    Belhaven water line collapse affects local business

    Friday, June 23 2017 6:56 AM EDT2017-06-23 10:56:26 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    When they went to investigate, they found a large hole in the middle of the intersection. City officials say a waterline under the road broke, causing the pavement to cave-in.

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    When they went to investigate, they found a large hole in the middle of the intersection. City officials say a waterline under the road broke, causing the pavement to cave-in.

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  • MDOT closes one lane of I-20 Westbound for repairs

    MDOT closes one lane of I-20 Westbound for repairs

    Friday, June 23 2017 6:55 AM EDT2017-06-23 10:55:31 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    MDOT has shut down one lane of traffic on I-20 while crews make repairs to a portion of the roadway. Potholes are not only a problem for city streets, but for interstate travel as well.

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    MDOT has shut down one lane of traffic on I-20 while crews make repairs to a portion of the roadway. Potholes are not only a problem for city streets, but for interstate travel as well.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: On Guard

    3 On Your Side Investigates: On Guard

    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:15 AM EDT2017-06-22 07:15:40 GMT

    You see them at banks, businesses and bars: armed security guards put in place to improve public safety. They might even look like police officers but they're not, because they're not trained like cops. In fact, Mississippi law doesn't require armed guards to be trained at all. "'Don't let him make it to his car.' I heard them say it twice," Jackson resident Terrance Thomas said. "After the second time, that's when I heard a shot go off." Minutes later, Thomas ...

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    You see them at banks, businesses, and bars: armed security guards put in place to improve public safety. They might even look like police officers but they're not because they're not trained like cops. 

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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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  • 3 On Your Side Special Report: A Mayor's Vision

    3 On Your Side Special Report: A Mayor's Vision

    Saturday, June 10 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-06-11 03:07:28 GMT

    Jackson voters showed they wanted to take a chance on Chokwe Antar Lumumba during the primary when he avoided a runoff despite a crowded Democratic ticket. Then in Tuesday's general election, Lumumba garnered 93 percent of the vote against five other challengers, with more than 23,000 votes cast in his favor.

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    Jackson voters showed they wanted to take a chance on Chokwe Antar Lumumba during the primary when he avoided a runoff despite a crowded Democratic ticket. Then in Tuesday's general election, Lumumba garnered 93 percent of the vote against five other challengers, with more than 23,000 votes cast in his favor.

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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: 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 Investigates: Keyed Up

    3 On Your Side Investigates: Keyed Up

    Friday, April 28 2017 12:09 AM EDT2017-04-28 04:09:58 GMT

    Lock your keys inside your house? Lose that fancy FOB for your car?  It happens. After all, there's a reason why more than 18,000 people make a living as locksmiths nationwide, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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    Lock your keys inside your house? Lose that fancy FOB for your car?  It happens. After all, there's a reason why more than 18,000 people make a living as locksmiths nationwide, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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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 Investigation: Operation Gotcha

    3 On Your Side Investigation: Operation Gotcha

    Thursday, April 13 2017 12:54 AM EDT2017-04-13 04:54:35 GMT

    A teenage girl goes missing; later found....a victim... forced into the sex trade.  It's not a movie plot. It's actually happening here in Mississippi. It's also one of the reasons the Hinds County Sheriff's Department has launched "Operation Gotcha". It's the oldest profession..dating back to Biblical times and it's not going away. So, why is the Hinds County Sheriff's Department devoting resources to cracking down on prostitution? An undercover Investigator e...

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    A teenage girl goes missing; later found, a victim forced into the sex trade. It's not a movie plot. It's actually happening here in Mississippi. It's also one of the reasons the Hinds County Sheriff's Department has launched "Operation Gotcha".

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  • VIDEO: Fight breaks out at Northwest Rankin High School

    VIDEO: Fight breaks out at Northwest Rankin High School

    Monday, April 10 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-10 13:29:44 GMT
    Source: Video/FacebookSource: Video/Facebook

    This cell phone video shows a student sitting in the gym when another student starts hitting him before pulling him to the ground. The family of the student says he had been bullied by his attackers.

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    This cell phone video shows a student sitting in the gym when another student starts hitting him before pulling him to the ground. The family of the student says he had been bullied by his attackers.

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  • 3 On Your Side Investigates: What Happened to Sulphur Springs Park?

    3 On Your Side Investigates: What Happened to Sulphur Springs Park?

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 11:04 PM EDT2017-04-06 03:04:32 GMT
    Lake at Sulphur Springs Park (Source: WLBT)Lake at Sulphur Springs Park (Source: WLBT)

    For more than four years now, we've been reporting on an effort to build a park in rural Madison County. More than $2 million has been spent, but the project is now in limbo. So what ever happened to Sulphur Springs Park? 3 On Your Side investigates.

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    For more than four years now, we've been reporting on an effort to build a park in rural Madison County. More than $2 million has been spent, but the project is now in limbo. So what ever happened to Sulphur Springs Park? 3 On Your Side investigates.

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  • Madison County flooding leads to road closures

    Madison County flooding leads to road closures

    Monday, April 3 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-04-04 00:05:25 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Reservoir officials have closed access to the Madison County side of the Spillway at 11 a.m. and they say it will be closed until further notice. Rice Road in Ridgeland is completely submerged in flood waters after late night torrential rains swept through Mississippi. 

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    Reservoir officials have closed access to the Madison County side of the Spillway at 11 a.m. and they say it will be closed until further notice. Rice Road in Ridgeland is completely submerged in flood waters after late night torrential rains swept through Mississippi. 

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  • Warren County officials report damage, water rescues

    Warren County officials report damage, water rescues

    Monday, April 3 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-04-03 15:00:08 GMT
    Source: Raycom Graphic ImageSource: Raycom Graphic Image

    Warren County EOC reported water rescues and trees down in portions of the county after Sunday night's storms.

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    Warren County EOC reported water rescues and trees down in portions of the county after Sunday night's storms.

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  • Trustmark Bank drive through in Vicksburg collapses

    Trustmark Bank drive through in Vicksburg collapses

    Monday, April 3 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-04-03 14:51:20 GMT
    Source: WVGB, Darren MaloneSource: WVGB, Darren Malone

    The drive through at Trustmark Bank in downtown Vicksburg collapsed Monday morning.

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    The drive through at Trustmark Bank in downtown Vicksburg collapsed Monday morning.

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  • breaking

    Kroger on I-55 back open after being closed due to flooding

    Kroger on I-55 back open after being closed due to flooding

    Monday, April 3 2017 10:30 AM EDT2017-04-03 14:30:41 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    According to a store manager, Kroger on I-55 North in Jackson is closed due to flooding in the parking lot.

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    According to a store manager, Kroger on I-55 North in Jackson is closed due to flooding in the parking lot.

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  • Boil water notice lifted for 20,000 connections after weekend repairs

    Boil water notice lifted for 20,000 connections after weekend repairs

    Monday, March 13 2017 10:47 AM EDT2017-03-13 14:47:59 GMT

    The City of Jackson will hold a live briefing at 3 p.m. today to update the public on the latest developments with the water system repairs.

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    During a press conference Saturday evening Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber said all three sections of the water line have been replaced and the repair work is ahead of schedule.

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  • Operator of illegal personal care homes can no longer shelter vulnerable adults

    Operator of illegal personal care homes can no longer shelter vulnerable adults

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:45 GMT

    Recently vulnerable adults in unlicensed personal care homes were moved after State Health Department officials reportedly found them neglected and living in filth. The owner of those illegal care homes was expected to answer to charges in Hinds County Court Tuesday. Alonzo Roberts was scheduled to appear in Hinds County Chancery Court for operating and refusing to close three unlicensed personal care homes. In February, the State Health Department raided the homes on Forest Hill a...

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    Recently vulnerable adults in unlicensed personal care homes were moved after State Health Department officials reportedly found them neglected and living in filth. The owner of those illegal care homes was expected to answer to charges in Hinds County Court Tuesday. 

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  • Man beaten with handcuffed wants former JPD officer charged with hate crime

    Man beaten with handcuffed wants former JPD officer charged with hate crime

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:42 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance says Officer Justin Roberts was fired Monday after an internal investigation into several video clips of the incident were provided to the police department.

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    Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance says Officer Justin Roberts was fired Monday after an internal investigation into several video clips of the incident were provided to the police department.

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  • KKK spray paint vandal caught on camera

    KKK spray paint vandal caught on camera

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-03-09 01:09:42 GMT

    There are new developments in the investigation of vandalism with racial overtones that seem to be targeting a local community activist and radio host. The letters KKK and a racial slur were painted on the van of a Jackson radio station.

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    There are new developments in the investigation of vandalism with racial overtones that seem to be targeting a local community activist and radio host. The letters KKK and a racial slur were painted on the van of a Jackson radio station.

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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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  • breaking

    Rankin County voters approve school bond issue

    Rankin County voters approve school bond issue

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 11:05 AM EST2017-03-08 16:05:04 GMT

    Rankin County voters have approved a $178-million-dollar school bond by a wide margin. Seventy-four percent of the voters, or 9,375, voted in favor; 26% or 3,325 voted against.

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    Rankin County voters have approved a $178-million-dollar school bond by a wide margin. Seventy-four percent of the voters, or 9,375, voted in favor; 26% or 3,325 voted against.

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  • Water outage will affect many Jackson restaurants

    Water outage will affect many Jackson restaurants

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 10:23 AM EST2017-03-08 15:23:18 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The water outage has left many Metro area restaurants with a tough decision; should they temporarily shut their doors or work around the water woes? "This could affect 40,000 people," said Iron Horse's General Manager Andy Nesenson. "These guests, they're not leaving, we are not going anywhere. They have to eat."  The possibility of no water at Iron Horse Grill this weekend was not what Nesenson wanted to hear. But he refuses to close his doors. "...

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    The water outage has left many Metro area restaurants with a tough decision; should they temporarily shut their doors or work around the water woes?

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  • State stands ready with water aid for Jackson

    State stands ready with water aid for Jackson

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 12:49 AM EST2017-03-08 05:49:28 GMT

    At 3 pm Friday the city of Jackson will cut water off to tens of thousands of residents. The planned outage is to repair a leaking water line. The water outage will impact residents and businesses in over 21 square miles.

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    At 3 p.m.  Friday the city of Jackson will cut water off to tens of thousands of residents. The planned outage is to repair a leaking water line. The water outage will impact residents and businesses in over 21 square miles.

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  • Lawyer: Mississippi flag sends message of 'white supremacy'

    Lawyer: Mississippi flag sends message of 'white supremacy'

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 7:57 PM EST2017-03-08 00:57:31 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments on a long-running feud over the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag.

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    A lawyer for a man who objects to Mississippi's flag says the Confederate-themed banner sends a message of "white supremacy."

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  • Jackson police make arrest in murder of deaf man found shot in the head

    Jackson police make arrest in murder of deaf man found shot in the head

    Friday, February 24 2017 11:57 AM EST2017-02-24 16:57:00 GMT
    Christopher Grubbs, Source: Jackson policeChristopher Grubbs, Source: Jackson police

    Tuesday, he was found dead inside his car with multiple gunshot wounds. His brother still remembers hearing the heartbreaking news.

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    Tuesday, he was found dead inside his car with multiple gunshot wounds. His brother still remembers hearing the heartbreaking news.

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  • Domestic abuse group raises awareness at Jackson State

    Domestic abuse group raises awareness at Jackson State

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 10:17 AM EST2017-02-21 15:17:54 GMT
    Source: SODASource: SODA

    Kendra Turner was a victim of domestic abuse for 8 years. She has released a PSA where she recorded herself being beaten by her husband.

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    Kendra Turner was a victim of domestic abuse for 8 years. She has released a PSA where she recorded herself being beaten by her husband.

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  • Erosion threatens Vicksburg apartment complex

    Erosion threatens Vicksburg apartment complex

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 10:17 AM EST2017-02-21 15:17:18 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    The erosion is just a few feet from one of the apartments and it's already swallowed up part of a parking lot.

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    The erosion is just a few feet from one of the apartments and it's already swallowed up part of a parking lot.

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  • Immigrants speak out following ICE raid

    Thursday, February 16 2017 11:37 AM EST2017-02-16 16:37:55 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    After hearing news of the immigration raid in Jackson, she said it's heartbreaking.

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    After hearing news of the immigration raid in Jackson, she said it's heartbreaking.

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  • Lawmakers debate ways to pay for highways and bridges

    Lawmakers debate ways to pay for highways and bridges

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 10:53 PM EST2017-02-16 03:53:24 GMT
    Mississippi legislators are unlikely to agree this session on a comprehensive, long-term plan to pay for highways and bridges.      House Speaker Philip Gunn says a proposed internet sales tax could generate some money. The Clinton Republican also wants an independent group to evaluate the need for construction and repair.      Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, a fellow Republican, says Mississippi needs to improve infrastructure, and he would have no problem with ge...More >>
    Mississippi legislators are unlikely to agree this session on a comprehensive, long-term plan to pay for highways and bridges.      House Speaker Philip Gunn says a proposed internet sales tax could generate some money. The Clinton Republican also wants an independent group to evaluate the need for construction and repair.      Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, a fellow Republican, says Mississippi needs to improve infrastructure, and he would have no problem with ge...More >>
  • Jackson Bishop calls so-called "Sanctuary Cities" proposal flawed

    Jackson Bishop calls so-called "Sanctuary Cities" proposal flawed

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 10:28 PM EST2017-02-16 03:28:38 GMT

    The Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese has come out with a STRONGLY worded statement AGAINST a so-called "Sanctuary cities" bill pending in the legislature. Mississippi doesn't have any official sanctuary cities, yet the legislature is looking to ban them. 

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    The Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese has come out with a STRONGLY worded statement AGAINST a so-called "Sanctuary cities" bill pending in the legislature. Mississippi doesn't have any official sanctuary cities, yet the legislature is looking to ban them. 

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  • City of Madison installing security cameras at Strawberry Patch Park following burglaries

    City of Madison installing security cameras at Strawberry Patch Park following burglaries

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 8:05 PM EST2017-02-16 01:05:53 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Strawberry Patch Park is a place people can take their kids, go on a run and appreciate nature, but some burglars had their own fun at the park back in October - and the City says they won't have it.

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    Strawberry Patch Park is a place people can take their kids, go on a run and appreciate nature, but some burglars had their own fun at the park back in October - and the City says they won't have it.

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  • BREAKING

    Mississippi Highway Patrol assists with riot at Pike County Jail

    Mississippi Highway Patrol assists with riot at Pike County Jail

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 12:18 AM EST2017-02-15 05:18:48 GMT
    Source: Raycom Image BankSource: Raycom Image Bank

    19 inmates were contained at that time and there were no injuries reported while MHP was on scene. 

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    19 inmates were contained at that time and there were no injuries reported while MHP was on scene. 

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  • Large area of Jackson under boil water notices following outages

    Large area of Jackson under boil water notices following outages

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 7:34 AM EST2017-02-14 12:34:42 GMT
    Source: City of JacksonSource: City of Jackson

    Saturday the Mayor's office provided more information to Jackson residents of the affected areas, regarding water outages.

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    Saturday the Mayor's office provided more information to Jackson residents of the affected areas, regarding water outages.

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  • Jackson home deemed unlivable after catching fire

    Jackson home deemed unlivable after catching fire

    Monday, January 30 2017 6:45 AM EST2017-01-30 11:45:04 GMT
    Source: Lindsey Cook TurnerSource: Lindsey Cook Turner

    A home on Clark Ave. in Jackson has been deemed unlivable after an early morning house fire. According to officials, this is the second time the home has caught fire in the past few days. 

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    A home on Clark Ave. in Jackson has been deemed unlivable after an early morning house fire. According to officials, this is the second time the home has caught fire in the past few days. 

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