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 2021-04-22 20:32 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Les McKeown, who fronted the Bay City Rollers, dies at 65...

Formed at the end of the 1960s, the Bay City Rollers enjoyed huge success in Britain and abroad with their tartan outfits and pop tunes like "Bye Bye Baby," "Shang-a-Lang4; and "Give a Little Love."...

 2021-04-22 20:25 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

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 2021-04-22 20:19 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

COVID-19 hospitalizations tumble among US senior citizens...

COVID-19 hospitalizations are plunging among older Americans....

 2021-04-22 20:16 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Singing River Health System honoring Earth Day with a team clean up event...

In honor of Earth Day, employees at Singing River locations across the Coast are taking a break outside to pick up trash they see along their facilities. On Thursday morning at the Ocean Springs Hospital, about 20 staff members enjoyed the crisp spring we...

 2021-04-22 20:16 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Do we still need to wear a mask outdoors?...
 2021-04-22 20:09 

Sun Herald

$6 billion in COVID aid is coming to MS. Here's how the money can be spent....

Every state, county and city in Mississippi getting funds from federal American Rescue Fund to help after COVID 19 pandemic. Delbert Hosemann said MS needs to spend wisely....

 2021-04-22 20:07 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: UPS driver saves child trapped underneath heavy package...

Marco Angel didn't hesitate as he raced across the busy street to rescue Max....

 2021-04-22 20:04 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Next Day Nutrition hosts Earth Day Beach Yoga and Eats...

Some early birds decided to start their Thursday morning with some beach side yoga in honor of Earth Day. The sunrise yoga session was organized by Next Day Nutrition in Long Beach. They figured there's no better place to celebrate Earth Day than outd...

 2021-04-22 19:55 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Is this an 'Asterisk Oscars' or a sign of things to come?...

The Oscars are finally here after a year that erased movie titles from marquees and sent seismic shockwaves through Hollywood....

 2021-04-22 19:55 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Mississippi governor signs bill to expand parole eligibility...

Gov. Tate Reeves signed legislation to expand parole eligibility in Mississippi....

 2021-04-22 19:44 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Restoring service central to Biden's postal board nominees...

The nominations came after DeJoy and the board Chairman Ron Bloom, a Democrat, debuted a sweeping, 10-year strategic plan meant to stem a projected $160 billion loss at the agency over the next decade....

 2021-04-22 19:31 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Road closure at Harris Drive and Maurine Circle in Gulfport rescheduled...

A road closure at the intersection of Harris Drive and Maurine Circle in Gulfport has been rescheduled. The road closure has been rescheduled from April 26th until April 30th if the weather and the conditions allow it. The intersection will be closed to t...

 2021-04-22 19:26 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Mississippi gov to decide on expanding possibility of parole...

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is facing a deadline to act on a bill that could make more inmates eligible for the possibility of parole. The state has one of the highest incarceration rates in th...

 2021-04-22 19:20 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

DC statehood approved by House as Senate fight looms...

By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) A decades-long movement to reshape the American political map took has taken a further step. The House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill to make the nation's capital the 51st state. That&#...

 2021-04-22 19:15 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

High court moves away from leniency for minors who murder...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court made it easier Thursday to sentence minors convicted of murder to life in prison without the possibility of parole. In a dissent, a liberal justice accused her colleagues of gutting earlier decisions that said lif...

 2021-04-22 19:07 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Miss. teacher nominated for national Teacher of the Year award...

The national winner will be announced on June 19....

 2021-04-22 19:05 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Fatal shooting in Vancleave...

A day long argument between two men led to a fatal shooting in Vancleave Wednesday. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell says 36-year-old Thomas Pearson is charged with murder. Pearson is accused of killing 33-year-old Jeffrey Summerlin of Vancleave. Deputie...

 2021-04-22 19:05 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

LeBron James deletes controversial tweet about Ma'Khia Bryant shooting...

LeBron James said he deleted a tweet he posted about a fatal police shooting in Ohio because it was generating more hate....

 2021-04-22 18:58 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Thursday's 'Days of our Lives' episode to air overnight...

Thank you for your patience....

 2021-04-22 18:50 

Sun Herald

Coast teens followed Chauvin trial. Teachers, coaches grappled with how to address it....

On Mississippi Gulf Coast, teenagers in Gulfport, Moss Point, St. Martin followed case of George Floyd death and verdict in Derek Chauvin murder trial...

 2021-04-22 18:26 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

MSDH reports 319 new coronavirus cases, 10 new deaths Thursday...

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 319 new COVID-19 cases and 10 new deaths Thursday, April 22....

 2021-04-22 18:20 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

St. Jude Dream Home winner announced!...

The home is in the Crossview Plantation subdivision off Holly Bush Road in Rankin County....

 2021-04-22 18:10 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

SpaceX aims for 3rd crew launch hour before Friday's sunrise...

The four astronauts, representing the U.S., Japan and France, were supposed to fly to the International Space Station on Thursday. But liftoff was delayed because of poor weather offshore....

 2021-04-22 18:09 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Archie doubles down on condemnation of judge overseeing his domestic violence case...

Supervisor claims the judge has shown bias against him and his attorney in the case....

 2021-04-22 18:07 

Sun Herald

Sound Off for April 23, 2021...

Involuntary vs. voluntary...

 2021-04-22 17:30 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

12-year-old Canton girl missing, police say...

A 12-year-old Canton girl is missing, according to the Canton Police Department....

 2021-04-22 17:20 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Super pink moon is coming Monday night...

The super pink moon will peak Monday at 11:32 p.m. EDT....

 2021-04-22 17:12 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Countering Biden, GOP pitches $568B for infrastructure...

A group of Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a public works proposal with a much smaller price tag and a narrower definition of infrastructure than what President Joe Biden has proposed....

 2021-04-22 16:38 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Okolona chase ended with flames and eventual arrest...

The chase began Wednesday in Okolona and ended several miles away in Aberdeen, the police chief said....

 2021-04-22 16:30 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Man whose NYC subway pipe-bomb fizzled gets life in prison...

Akayed Ullah was sentenced Thursday in Manhattan federal court....

 2021-04-22 16:27 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Buc-ee's, world's largest convenience store, set to come to South Mississippi, says senator...

The wildly popular convenience store Buc-ee's is set to come to South Mississippi, which would make it one of only a few locations outside of the state of Texas....

 2021-04-22 16:20 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

USM construction program receives $100,000 grant from state board...

The School of Construction and Design at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the Mississippi State Board of Contractors (MSBOC) that will be used to promote and advance construction education in the state. Dr....

 2021-04-22 15:56 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

GRAPHIC: Acid thrown in college student's face outside her home in N.Y....

Nafiah Ikram's life as a Hofstra University student changed on March 17 as she arrived home from work....

 2021-04-22 15:41 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Study: Pfizer, Moderna vaccines appear safe for pregnant women...

Researchers found the most common side effect from the vaccine was pain at the injection site, which appeared more frequently in vaccine recipients who were pregnant....

 2021-04-22 15:33 

Sun Herald

Is Buc-ee's coming to the Mississippi Gulf Coast? Store official gives update...

People from South Mississippi make it a point to stop at the Buc-ee's convenience store when they travel to Texas. Could one be coming to South Mississippi....

 2021-04-22 15:29 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

J&J vaccine 'pause' latest messaging challenge for officials...

With the J&J shots, the recommended "pause" announced last week was a precautionary measure as government advisers investigated the unusual clots and alerted doctors about how to treat them....

 2021-04-22 15:28 

Sun Herald

Argument between co-workers ends in fatal shooting, Jackson County sheriff's dept. says...

Thomas Phillip Pearson II has been arrested by the Jackson County Sheriff's Department for murder in a shooting in Vancleave in Mississippi Gulf Coast...

 2021-04-22 15:19 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Recycling pickup service looking to launch in Vicksburg...

A new recycling pickup service is looking to launch soon in Warren County....

 2021-04-22 14:49 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Chris Tomlin to headline annual Flowood Family Festival on May 8...

A family festival will be held at Flowood's Liberty Park on May 8th....

 2021-04-22 14:34 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Four more arrests made for Brookville Garden shooting in Starkville; final suspect still sought...

The shooting happened on Saturday, April 17. A juvenile was shot in the thigh, according to Starkville police....

 2021-04-22 13:51 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

N.C. lawmakers propose bill to legalize marijuana...

Rep. John Autry, along with House Members Allison Dahle, Pricey Harrison and Zack Hawkins introduced HB 617, a bill to legalize and regulate the sale, possession and use of Cannabis in North Carolina....

 2021-04-22 13:43 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

COVID-19 in Mississippi: 319 new cases reported Thurs....

The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi continues to rise....

 2021-04-22 13:42 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

High court moves away from leniency for minors who murder...

The high court ruled 6-3 Thursday along ideological lines against a Mississippi inmate sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for fatally stabbing his grandfather when the defendant was 15 years old....

 2021-04-22 13:41 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'He was guilty.' Extra juror in favor of Chauvin conviction...

The identities of jurors and alternates are protected under the judge's order, and Christensen is the first to publicly speak out....

 2021-04-22 13:35 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Mississippi gov to decide on expanding possibility of parole...

Reeves has a Thursday deadline to sign or veto Senate Bill 2795 or let it become law without his signature....

 2021-04-22 13:32 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

House to vote on bill that would grant DC statehood...

The House of Representatives is on track to vote Thursday on a bill that would......

 2021-04-22 13:30 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Bill would require collection of race data in traffic stops...

The Alabama Senate has approved a bill that will require police agencies to record racial data during traffic stops....

 2021-04-22 13:22 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Missouri House votes to ban trans athletes on girls teams...

Transgender girls would be banned from playing on girls' sports teams under a bill that advanced Wednesday in the Missouri House....

 2021-04-22 12:59 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

7-year-old boy fatally shot while riding in car with his mother in Hickory...

The shooting happened around 11:12 p.m. on Tate Boulevard SE....

 2021-04-22 12:57 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

US jobless claims fall to 547,000, another pandemic low...

The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell last week to 547,000, a new low since the pandemic struck and a further encouraging sign that layoffs are slowing on the strength of an improving job market....

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