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 2020-09-24 14:06 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Girl dead, 3 family members hurt in Oklahoma house explosion...

The explosion occurred just before 7 a.m. Thursday in northeast Oklahoma City and leveled the home while also damaging at least three nearby houses....

 2020-09-24 13:55 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Annual Lennon tribute, in 40th year, goes online...

There was no way it was being canceled, not on what would have been Lennon's 80th birthday, not on the tribute's 40th year....

 2020-09-24 13:19 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Highway 556 in Franklin County closed due to flood water...

We will provide updates as more information becomes available....

 2020-09-24 13:17 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'Cake Boss' star injured at home in 'terrible' accident...

Buddy Valastro, better known as the "Cake Boss," is recovering from what he calls a "terrible" accident at home....

 2020-09-24 12:48 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Massive migratory bird die-off in Colorado blamed on smoke, snow...

The smoke is having a negative impact on migratory songbirds at the worst possible time, and birdwatchers are concerned....

 2020-09-24 12:00 

Sun Herald

'A dream.' Watch Bay St. Louis chef compete on Food Network Halloween championship...

A casino executive pastry chef and cake decorator from Bay St. Louis, MS, is one of 10 bakers competing in the Food Network Halloween Baking Championship....

 2020-09-24 11:59 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Drug companies work jointly to boost vaccine confidence...

The comments come as scientists scramble to develop a vaccine that would protect the public from a pandemic that has killed nearly 1 million people worldwide....

 2020-09-24 11:49 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

9/24 Rob's "Wet Thursday Morning" Forecast...

Areas of patchy fog and spotty rain is affect the area this morning... The post 9/24 Rob's "Wet Thursday Morning" Forecast appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2020-09-24 11:43 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Many more likely sought US jobless aid as layoffs persist...

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits each week is still high, and the economy has recovered only about half the 22 million jobs that were lost to the pandemic....

 2020-09-24 11:16 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

TikTok's owner applies for Chinese license to close US deal...

TikTok's owner said Thursday it has applied for a Chinese technology export license as it tries to complete a deal with Oracle and Walmart to keep the popular video app operating in the United States....

 2020-09-24 11:06 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Seoul: North Korea kills South Korean official, burns his body...

South Korea said Thursday that North Korean troops fatally shot a South Korean government official who may have attempted to defect and set his body on fire after finding him on a floating object near the countries' disputed sea boundary....

 2020-09-24 10:57 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Sir Harold Evans, crusading publisher and author, dies at 92...

A defender of literature and print journalism well into the digital age, Evans was one of the all-time newspaper editors, startling British society with revelations of espionage, corporate wrongdoing and government scandal....

 2020-09-24 10:48 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Too much candy: Man dies from eating bags of black licorice...

A substance found in black licorice and in many other foods and dietary supplements containing licorice root extract can cause dangerously low potassium and electrolyte imbalances....

 2020-09-24 10:37 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's untruths on court pick, Biden's flubs...
 2020-09-24 10:00 

Sun Herald

Biloxi Boardwalk Marina is closing. What about Gollott's seafood restaurant?...

Biloxi Boardwalk Marina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast near Back Bay is closing. The adjacent Gollott's Fresh Catch Seafood restaurant will remain open, the owner says....

 2020-09-24 09:28 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America's streets...

Taylor's case has exposed the wide gulf between public opinion on justice for those who kill Black Americans and the laws under which those officers are charged....

 2020-09-24 08:56 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

First Alert Forecast: rain tapers Thursday; quieter days emerge...

Rain will begin to taper off through the morning as Beta's remnant circulation pushes farther north...

 2020-09-24 07:38 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'The power is unbelievable': Fla. man survives Hurricane Sally on sailboat...

The boat went over the seawall and washed up on shore between two homes. It will either have to be removed with a crane or cut apart....

 2020-09-24 05:49 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Pregnant woman pulls husband to safety after shark attack in Florida...

Deputies described the injury to the snorkeler's shoulder as severe. No one else was injured by the shark....

 2020-09-24 04:39 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Ole Miss researchers working on a coronavrius treatment...

Researchers at the University of Mississippi say the coronavirus treatment would be something people can easily carry....

 2020-09-24 04:06 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Son loses both parents to COVID-19 related deaths in Columbus...

Andrew McBride was laid to rest today after spending more than a month in the hospital battling the virus. He died exactly one month after his wife, Dr. Betty Jean McBride, also passed away from the virus....

 2020-09-24 03:47 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Trump promises 'born alive' executive order in appeal to anti-abortion voters...

Organizations representing obstetricians and gynecologists say the law already provides protections to newborns, whether born during a failed abortion or under other circumstances....

 2020-09-24 03:40 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

09/23 Ryan's "Non-Tropical Beta" Wednesday Night Forecast...

What's left of Beta is slowly pushing inland and bringing more rainfall, cloudy skies, and gusty winds. The post 09/23 Ryan's "Non-Tropical Beta" Wednesday Night Forecast appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2020-09-24 03:32 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

High School Volleyball: Vancleave vs. Hancock...

Prior to 2017, Vancleave High School had never won a state championship of any kind. But that all changed with the emergence of a South Mississippi volleyball dynasty, having now won three consecutive state crowns in addition to a baseball title in 2018. ...

 2020-09-24 03:11 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Powerball winning numbers for September 23rd 2020...

Here are the winning numbers for the Powerball draw for September 23rd. All numbers are unofficial until certified by the Mississippi Lottery Corporation. The post Powerball winning numbers for September 23rd 2020 appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2020-09-24 03:10 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests...

The protests come after prosecutors said two officers who fired their weapons at Breonna Taylor, a Black woman, were justified in using force to protect themselves after they faced gunfire from her boyfriend....

 2020-09-24 03:03 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Starkville bars battle through the pandemic...

Bars in Starkville struggle to continue finding business amidst the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-09-24 02:54 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Drew Brees by the numbers: Saints QB struggling through first two weeks...

After throwing for 5,000 yards in a season an NFL record five times, New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees putting up Hall of Fame numbers mostly became the expectation. Now that he's not quite doing that through the first two weeks of the 2020 se...

 2020-09-24 02:51 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

CASH 3 winning numbers for September 23rd 2020...

The winning numbers for CASH 3 Draw September 23rd are: 8-0-2. All numbers are unofficial until certified by the Mississippi Lottery Corporation. The post CASH 3 winning numbers for September 23rd 2020 appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2020-09-24 02:31 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

New facilities at MGCCC Perkinston Campus...

In an effort to become one of the best community colleges in the country, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has been busy building new facilities for its students and faculty. College living just got a little better on Mississippi Gulf Coast Commun...

 2020-09-24 02:23 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Meet Remi! CASA of Hancock County's new Courthouse Dog...

CASA of Hancock County gave a warm welcome this evening to its newest staff member, a four legged friend designed to assist in their mission of helping children. Meet Remi, the dog who has own her trading card, coloring book, and superhero powers for help...

 2020-09-24 02:04 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Garage door installer arrested for defrauding Brandon homeowners...

Outraged homeowners, conned out of thousands of dollars, went to authorities filing charges about work that was never done....

 2020-09-24 01:51 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Campaigning begins for the In God We Trust flag...

What will be the state's next flag? A lot of votes and steps have already been taken....

 2020-09-24 01:45 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses...

President Donald Trump on Wednesday again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election....

 2020-09-24 00:54 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Trump works to win over Catholic voters on abortion issue...

President Trump announced an executive order that would require medical care be given to babies who are born alive after failed abortion attempts....

 2020-09-23 23:33 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

09/23 Ryan's "Beta Remnants" Wednesday Evening Forecast...

Beta's remnants are now post-tropical and drifting across the state, bringing more cloudy, rainy weather.... The post 09/23 Ryan's "Beta Remnants" Wednesday Evening Forecast appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2020-09-23 23:26 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Apple apologizes after 'Siri' points users to law enforcement as terrorists...
 2020-09-23 23:25 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Two shows, one night MMA and Boxing event in Biloxi...

Well UFC and boxing fans, it is fight week in South Mississippi with the local Empire Fighting Championship teaming up with other promoters to host the two shows, one night event. The event will be hosted Thursday at 5 p.m. at the Biloxi Civic Center and ...

 2020-09-23 23:13 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

City of Biloxi prepares for Cruisin' the Coast...

Dozens of 2020 events have been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. However, Mississippi Gulf Coast's annual Cruisin' the Coast is not one of them. As they say, the show must go on and although COVID has caused hundreds of South Mississippi events ...

 2020-09-23 23:11 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Missouri governor, opponent of mandatory masks, has COVID-19...

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear masks, tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 23:03 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Coronavirus affecting Halloween traditions...

Trinity Baptist Church on Athens Quincy Road in Monroe County is planning a drive through trunk or treat for Halloween....

 2020-09-23 23:02 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

North Carolina city votes to reduce police budget by 3%...

A North Carolina city has voted to decrease its police budget by 3% amid calls from protestors to cut the funds in half....

 2020-09-23 23:01 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

New courthouse dog makes debut in Bay St. Louis...

CASA of Hancock County is giving a warm welcome this evening to its newest staff member, a four-legged friend designed to assist in their mission of helping children. News 25's Grant Chighizola is in Bay St. Louis where Remi is making her big debut. T...

 2020-09-23 22:51 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Chamber of Commerce hosts virtual Harrison County State of the County Address...

The Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Harrison County State of the County Address Wednesday morning. The meeting covered the ups and downs that Harrison County has been facing throughout the year. Covering everything from the county's budget app...

 2020-09-23 22:47 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Governor Tate Reeves discusses meeting about COVID vaccine...

Following the report of the coronavirus case numbers being released, Governor Tate Reeves briefed Mississippians on the state of a vaccine. This week, Governor Tate Reeves spoke with Vice President Mike Pence along with others of the Trump Administration ...

 2020-09-23 22:43 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Remembering former Ocean Springs High Band Director Joe Cacibauda...

As we first told you yesterday, former long-time Ocean Springs Band Director Joe Cacibauda passed away at the age of 70 from lung cancer. Joe Cacibauda, better known as Mr. Joe, was the band director of Ocean Springs High School from 1984 to 2015. He was ...

 2020-09-23 22:11 

Sun Herald

Reeves plans to get COVID-19 vaccine. 'If you're anti-Trump, don't let it stop you.'...

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves is going to take the COVID-19 vaccine after talking to White House Coronavirus Task Force, urges MS residents to take it....

 2020-09-23 22:11 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Ellis Ave. paving to start soon; part of mayor's larger infrastructure plan...

Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba discussed a plan for paving work on Ellis Avenue on Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 21:53 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

DOJ offers to step in to help curb crime in Jackson...

Jackson City Council President Aaron Banks announced the city plans to work with the Department of Justice to help fight crime in the metro area....

 2020-09-23 21:51 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Sen. Hyde-Smith's bill which would restore guidelines for abortion pills blocked by Democrats...

The bill seeks to control the distribution of chemical abortion drugs and restore federal guidelines for the use of abortion pills....

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