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  • Mobile Home Flips off Semi Truck on I-220 South near Watkins Drive

    Mobile Home Flips off Semi Truck on I-220 South near Watkins Drive

    Friday, August 1 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-08-01 18:50:55 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. - Southbound lanes on Interstate 220 near Watkins Drive are shutdown, according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation. A mobile home being carried by a semi truck has flipped, blocking the lanes.
    JACKSON, Miss. - Southbound lanes on Interstate 220 near Watkins Drive are shutdown, according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation. A mobile home being carried by a semi truck has flipped, blocking the lanes.
  • Slammer Selfie: Adams County Inmates Appear in Photo

    Slammer Selfie: Adams County Inmates Appear in Photo

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:30:13 GMT
    Adams County Inmates Appear in PhotoAdams County Inmates Appear in Photo
    Inmates in the Adams County jail appear to be busy behind bars taking pictures of themselves.It happened at the jail in Natchez on State Street.The Adams County Sheriffs Office PIO, Courtney Taylor, tells us there is no way a cell phone was snuck into the jail. So how were inmates seemingly able to take this picture and post it to Facebook? Taylor says there is a simple explanation."If they are not on lock down they a...
    Inmates in the Adams County jail appear to be busy behind bars taking pictures of themselves.It happened at the jail in Natchez on State Street.The Adams County Sheriffs Office PIO, Courtney Taylor, tells us there is no way a cell phone was snuck into the jail. So how were inmates seemingly able to take this picture and post it to Facebook? Taylor says there is a simple explanation."If they are not on lock down they a...
  • Mom Arrested after 2-Year-Old Found in Street

    Mom Arrested after 2-Year-Old Found in Street

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:31:36 GMT
    PICAYUNE, Miss. - Picayune Police say a 19-year-old woman was arrested on child neglect charges after her 2-year-old was found playing in a street. Officers responded to the call around 8:20 a.m. on Thursday to a daycare center where a passer-by had taken the boy. 
    PICAYUNE, Miss. - Picayune Police say a 19-year-old woman was arrested on child neglect charges after her 2-year-old was found playing in a street. Officers responded to the call around 8:20 a.m. on Thursday to a daycare center where a passer-by had taken the boy. 
  • JPS Fills 110 Teaching Positions

    JPS Fills 110 Teaching Positions

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-08-01 16:10:53 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. - Jackson Public Schools has filled about half of the vacancies that were open across the district. At the beginning of July, we learned that there were about 218 teaching positions open that needed to be filled. 
    JACKSON, Miss. - Jackson Public Schools has filled about half of the vacancies that were open across the district. At the beginning of July, we learned that there were about 218 teaching positions open that needed to be filled. 
  • Man Accused in Copiah County Slayings Appears in Court

    Man Accused in Copiah County Slayings Appears in Court

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-08-01 16:12:00 GMT
    Timothy Burns in CourtTimothy Burns in Court
    COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. - The man accused of slaying a family in Copiah County last year appeared in court Friday for an arraignment. 42-year-old Timothy Burns is charged with two counts of capital murder, rape and third-degree arson. He plead not guilty to all of the charges.
    COPIAH COUNTY, Miss. - The man accused of slaying a family in Copiah County last year appeared in court Friday for an arraignment. 42-year-old Timothy Burns is charged with two counts of capital murder, rape and third-degree arson. He plead not guilty to all of the charges.
  • Philadelphia Man Sentenced to 108 Months in Prison for Sexual Contact with a Minor

    Philadelphia Man Sentenced to 108 Months in Prison for Sexual Contact with a Minor

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-08-01 19:49:38 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. - A Philadelphia man will have to serve 108 months in prison, for having sexual contact with a minor. 21-year-old Brandon Farmer was sentenced Thursday by Senior U.S. District Judge Tom S. Lee.
    JACKSON, Miss. - A Philadelphia man will have to serve 108 months in prison, for having sexual contact with a minor. 21-year-old Brandon Farmer was sentenced Thursday by Senior U.S. District Judge Tom S. Lee.
  • Canton Police: 3 Armed Robbery Arrests Connected to Body Found Behind Home

    Canton Police: 3 Armed Robbery Arrests Connected to Body Found Behind Home

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:02:18 GMT
    Raricos CollinsRaricos Collins
    Canton police have arrested three men in connection to an attempted armed robbery, and News Channel 12 has learned it's connected to a body that was found behind a Canton home last week.
    Canton police have arrested three men in connection to an attempted armed robbery, and News Channel 12 has learned it's connected to a body that was found behind a Canton home last week.
  • Reservoir Search Ends; Missing Swimmer Found

    Reservoir Search Ends; Missing Swimmer Found

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:45:16 GMT
    John Greg KasselJohn Greg Kassel
    MADISON COUNTY, Miss. - The body of the boater who has been missing since Tuesday night has been found. 53-year-old John Greg Kassel was found Thursday afternoon.
    MADISON COUNTY, Miss. - The body of the boater who has been missing since Tuesday night has been found. 53-year-old John Greg Kassel was found Thursday afternoon.
  • Woman Arrested for Forging Prescriptions in Warren County

    Woman Arrested for Forging Prescriptions in Warren County

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:25:05 GMT
    Lashonda ColemanLashonda Coleman
    WARREN COUNTY, Miss. - Warren County authorities say one woman is behind bars for writing out prescriptions and getting them filled at different pharmacies. Authorities say 27-year-old Lashonda Coleman is charged with eight counts of acquisition of a controlled substance by fraud. 
    WARREN COUNTY, Miss. - Warren County authorities say one woman is behind bars for writing out prescriptions and getting them filled at different pharmacies. Authorities say 27-year-old Lashonda Coleman is charged with eight counts of acquisition of a controlled substance by fraud. 
  • Health Expert Fear Ebola Pandemic

    Health Expert Fear Ebola Pandemic

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-08-01 04:12:47 GMT
    A global pandemic is the fear of experts following a recent ebola outbreak. The CDC issued a warning today to avoid all non-essential travel to Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, where the virus is running rampant. This is the largest ebola outbreak on record.There are more than 1300 cases spread across four nations in West Africa. As of now, 729 people have died, including one American, who was working in Liberia. Two other American charity workers are listed in serious condition because of ...
    A global pandemic is the fear of experts following a recent ebola outbreak. The CDC issued a warning today to avoid all non-essential travel to Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, where the virus is running rampant. This is the largest ebola outbreak on record.There are more than 1300 cases spread across four nations in West Africa. As of now, 729 people have died, including one American, who was working in Liberia. Two other American charity workers are listed in serious condition because of ...
  • Woman Grazed by Bullet on Avenue G

    Woman Grazed by Bullet on Avenue G

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:14:33 GMT
    Traffic Stop DrowningTraffic Stop Drowning
    JACKSON, Miss. - A woman is recovering after being grazed by a bullet on Avenue G in Jackson, according to police. Officer Colendula Green of Jackson Police said the victim was a 52-year-old woman. 
    JACKSON, Miss. - A woman is recovering after being grazed by a bullet on Avenue G in Jackson, according to police. Officer Colendula Green of Jackson Police said the victim was a 52-year-old woman. 
  • Political Showdown at the Neshoba County Fair

    Political Showdown at the Neshoba County Fair

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:59:11 GMT
    Thad Cochran speaks to people at the Neshoba County Fair.Thad Cochran speaks to people at the Neshoba County Fair.
    NESHOBA COUNTY, Miss. - Politics and protest take the place of fair food and rides at the Neshoba County Fair Thursday."It's the 800 pound gorilla under the pavilion and nobody wants to talk about," says Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn. He was the first to address, what many would say is a split in the Republican Party. "I want to talk about the divide that appears to exist in the Republican party as a result of the United States Senate race," says Speaker Gunn.He believes theelection be...
    NESHOBA COUNTY, Miss. - Politics and protest take the place of fair food and rides at the Neshoba County Fair Thursday."It's the 800 pound gorilla under the pavilion and nobody wants to talk about," says Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn. He was the first to address, what many would say is a split in the Republican Party. "I want to talk about the divide that appears to exist in the Republican party as a result of the United States Senate race," says Speaker Gunn.He believes theelection be...
  • Canton PD Investigating Early Morning Robbery

    Canton PD Investigating Early Morning Robbery

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:21:09 GMT
    Questions remain tonight after an elderly man is found injured outside his home in Madison County, early Wednesday morning.
    Questions remain tonight after an elderly man is found injured outside his home in Madison County, early Wednesday morning.
  • Big Al Jefferson Holds 6th Annual Basketball Camp in Prentiss

    Big Al Jefferson Holds 6th Annual Basketball Camp in Prentiss

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-08-01 04:01:15 GMT
    Prentiss native and Charlotte Hornets center Big Al Jefferson had a record 225 kids take part in day one of his sixth annual Youth Basketball Camp.
    Prentiss native and Charlotte Hornets center Big Al Jefferson had a record 225 kids take part in day one of his sixth annual Youth Basketball Camp.
  • High School Football: The Herbert Davis Era Begins at M.R.A.

    High School Football: The Herbert Davis Era Begins at M.R.A.

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:05 AM EDT2014-08-01 05:05:26 GMT
    MADISON - High School Football practices kicked off for the private schools Thursday as it is a new era for Madison-Ridgeland Academy. New head coach Herbert Davis hopes to get the Patriots over the hump and bring home a state championship for the first time since 2004.
    MADISON - High School Football practices kicked off for the private schools Thursday as it is a new era for Madison-Ridgeland Academy. New head coach Herbert Davis hopes to get the Patriots over the hump and bring home a state championship for the first time since 2004.
  • McDaniel Files Motion for Oral Arguments with Mississippi Supreme Court

    McDaniel Files Motion for Oral Arguments with Mississippi Supreme Court

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:15:45 GMT
    Chris McDanielChris McDaniel
    The following news release is from the McDaniel Camp:Republican Chris McDaniel's lead attorney Mitch Tyner filed aPetition Motion for Reconsideration, Hearing, and Clarification with the Mississippi Supreme Court late Friday afternoon in response to the Court's Order of July 17. "It appears that the Court was hung up on the term “poll book,” and did not recognize that the precinct voter listing is used to mark and tally up the voters for the election and then becomes part of the contents of ...
    The following news release is from the McDaniel Camp:Republican Chris McDaniel's lead attorney Mitch Tyner filed aPetition Motion for Reconsideration, Hearing, and Clarification with the Mississippi Supreme Court late Friday afternoon in response to the Court's Order of July 17. "It appears that the Court was hung up on the term “poll book,” and did not recognize that the precinct voter listing is used to mark and tally up the voters for the election and then becomes part of the contents of ...
  • Neshoba County Fair Underway

    Neshoba County Fair Underway

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:40:56 GMT
    Neshoba County FairNeshoba County Fair
    PHILADELPHIA, Miss - The 125th edition of the Neshoba County Fair is underway at the fairgrounds near Philadelphia. Several state political figures are expected to appear throughout the week. On Wednesday, State Senator Giles Ward announced that he will not seek re-election in next year's state wide elections. 
    PHILADELPHIA, Miss - The 125th edition of the Neshoba County Fair is underway at the fairgrounds near Philadelphia. Several state political figures are expected to appear throughout the week. On Wednesday, State Senator Giles Ward announced that he will not seek re-election in next year's state wide elections. 
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