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  • Authorities Search for Armed & Dangerous Man in Claiborne County Double Homicide

    Authorities Search for Armed & Dangerous Man in Claiborne County Double Homicide

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:31:03 GMT
    Dennis Develle McCayDennis Develle McCay
    CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Miss. - Authorities are investigating a double homicide in Claiborne County and are searching for a man in connection with the crime.Agents of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are looking for 32-year-old Dennis Develle McCay of 4058 Barland Road, Pattison, Mississippi.
    CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Miss. - Authorities are investigating a double homicide in Claiborne County and are searching for a man in connection with the crime.Agents of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are looking for 32-year-old Dennis Develle McCay of 4058 Barland Road, Pattison, Mississippi.
  • Cases of Scabies Reported at Several Canton Public Schools

    Cases of Scabies Reported at Several Canton Public Schools

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:38:30 GMT
    CANTON, Miss. -The Canton Public School District has informed its parents of an outbreak of scabies at some of its schools.
    CANTON, Miss. -The Canton Public School District has informed its parents of an outbreak of scabies at some of its schools.
  • Man Charged in Deadly Stabbing

    Man Charged in Deadly Stabbing

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:37 AM EDT2014-08-29 12:37:32 GMT
    Jackson Police arrest a man in connectionto a deadly stabbing. It happened at theLe Fleur Haven Retirement Community on Briarwood Drive Friday morning.Officials say the suspect is Charles Davis.They say Davis stabbed his 63-year-old roommate multiple times, including his face and chest.The victim'sidentity has not been released.Davis was taken into custody after he confessed to the crime. He is charged with murder.News Channel 12 is working to get more answers on this investigation.
    Jackson Police arrest a man in connectionto a deadly stabbing. It happened at theLe Fleur Haven Retirement Community on Briarwood Drive Friday morning.Officials say the suspect is Charles Davis.They say Davis stabbed his 63-year-old roommate multiple times, including his face and chest.The victim'sidentity has not been released.Davis was taken into custody after he confessed to the crime. He is charged with murder.News Channel 12 is working to get more answers on this investigation.
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Cochran win

    Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Cochran win

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:24:23 GMT
    Cochran Camp Reacts to AG Vote Buying ClaimsCochran Camp Reacts to AG Vote Buying Claims
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi judge has dismissed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff.Judge Hollis McGehee said Friday that state Sen. Chris McDaniel, who lost to Cochran, failed to start the election challenge on time.
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi judge has dismissed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff.Judge Hollis McGehee said Friday that state Sen. Chris McDaniel, who lost to Cochran, failed to start the election challenge on time.
  • Rankin Co. Parents Upset Over Clothing Controversy

    Rankin Co. Parents Upset Over Clothing Controversy

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:13:09 GMT
    Some parents of Northwest Rankin High school cheerleaders and dancers are outraged following news that their daughters will not be allowed to wear their uniforms during class, because the skirts are in violation of the Rankin County School District Dress Code. The code states that skirts cannot be any shorter than six inches above the knee.Terri Slack is a parent who says, "Our girls were told at cheer practice yesterday they would be allowed to cheer in their uniforms at games and pep rallie...
    Some parents of Northwest Rankin High school cheerleaders and dancers are outraged following news that their daughters will not be allowed to wear their uniforms during class, because the skirts are in violation of the Rankin County School District Dress Code. The code states that skirts cannot be any shorter than six inches above the knee.Terri Slack is a parent who says, "Our girls were told at cheer practice yesterday they would be allowed to cheer in their uniforms at games and pep rallie...
  • Man Arrested for Assaulting a JPD Officer

    Man Arrested for Assaulting a JPD Officer

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:41:30 GMT
    Tommy JohnsonTommy Johnson
    JACKSON, Miss. - An officer is badly injured after questioning a man about an abandoned car.
    JACKSON, Miss. - An officer is badly injured after questioning a man about an abandoned car.
  • PHOTOS: National Dog Day

    PHOTOS: National Dog Day

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:17:52 GMT
    August 26 is known as National Dog Day.The purpose is to make the public aware of the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year. News Channel 12 viewers celebrated by sending us pictures of their four-legged friends.
    August 26 is known as National Dog Day.The purpose is to make the public aware of the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year. News Channel 12 viewers celebrated by sending us pictures of their four-legged friends.
  • Cochran's Attorneys, Childers Release Statement about Judge Dismissing Lawsuit

    Cochran's Attorneys, Childers Release Statement about Judge Dismissing Lawsuit

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:28:03 GMT
    A Mississippi judge has dismissed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff. Judge Hollis McGehee said Friday that state Sen. Chris McDaniel, who lost to Cochran, failed to start the election challenge on time.
    A Mississippi judge has dismissed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff. Judge Hollis McGehee said Friday that state Sen. Chris McDaniel, who lost to Cochran, failed to start the election challenge on time.
  • PHOTOS: Back to School 2014

    PHOTOS: Back to School 2014

    Monday, August 18 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-08-18 17:28:31 GMT
    Send us photos of your kids on their first day back to school!You can send them to our social media pages on Facebook or Twitter, or email them to wjtvnews@wjtv.com
    Send us photos of your kids on their first day back to school!You can send them to our social media pages on Facebook or Twitter, or email them to wjtvnews@wjtv.com
  • Power fails in downtown Jackson

    Power fails in downtown Jackson

    Officials of Entergy Mississippi say about 415 customers in downtown Jackson are without electric power.
    Officials of Entergy Mississippi say about 415 customers in downtown Jackson are without electric power.
  • Mistrial Declared in Yazoo City Murder Trial after Witness Found Shot to Death

    Mistrial Declared in Yazoo City Murder Trial after Witness Found Shot to Death

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:02:04 GMT
    Jelani MilesJelani Miles
    YAZOO CITY, Miss. - A mistrial has been declared in a Yazoo City murder trial after authorities say a witness in the trail was found shot to death on early Monday.
    YAZOO CITY, Miss. - A mistrial has been declared in a Yazoo City murder trial after authorities say a witness in the trail was found shot to death on early Monday.
  • Hewlett-Packard recalls 5 million AC power cords

    Hewlett-Packard recalls 5 million AC power cords

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:50:19 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Hewlett-Packard Company is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in this country and another 446,700 in Canada because of possible overheating, which can pose a fire and burn hazard.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Hewlett-Packard Company is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in this country and another 446,700 in Canada because of possible overheating, which can pose a fire and burn hazard.
  • Controversy Sparks over Cheerleading Uniforms at Northwest Rankin High

    Controversy Sparks over Cheerleading Uniforms at Northwest Rankin High

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:13:10 GMT
    RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. - There is a clothing controversy happening in Rankin County. Some parents are angry after a high school principal bans cheerleading and dance uniforms at Northwest Rankin High School.
    RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. - There is a clothing controversy happening in Rankin County. Some parents are angry after a high school principal bans cheerleading and dance uniforms at Northwest Rankin High School.
  • Friday Night Blitz 'Game of the Week': Armwood plays Durant

    Friday Night Blitz 'Game of the Week': Armwood plays Durant

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-08-29 17:45:52 GMT
    Friday night at 7:30 the Arwood Hawks will take on the Durant Cougars. 
    Friday night at 7:30 the Arwood Hawks will take on the Durant Cougars. 
  • Nunnelee Cleared to Return to Mississippi

    Nunnelee Cleared to Return to Mississippi

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:36:19 GMT
    Doctors at Johns Hopkins say Alan Nunnelee has been cleaned toreturn home toMississippi.The Congressman who represents Mississippi's First District was undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous mass from his brain, when he suffered a stroke. He will have to continue his outpatient rehabilitation in Mississippi. Nunnelee recently wrote this letter for his friends: Dear Friends,I grew up in Columbus and was a member of ...
    Doctors at Johns Hopkins say Alan Nunnelee has been cleaned toreturn home toMississippi.The Congressman who represents Mississippi's First District was undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous mass from his brain, when he suffered a stroke. He will have to continue his outpatient rehabilitation in Mississippi. Nunnelee recently wrote this letter for his friends: Dear Friends,I grew up in Columbus and was a member of ...
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