Mississippi

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 2021-04-21 20:22 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

New data reassuring for COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy...

One of the largest reports on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy bolsters evidence that it is safe although more comprehensive research is needed....

 2021-04-21 20:21 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

MGCCC cooking up the world's largest jambalaya...

Picture the largest pot of jambalaya you've ever seen and that won't even come close to what MGCCC is cooking up. MGCCC and the campus' seven food pantries are on a mission to set the record for the world's largest pot of jambalaya ever ma...

 2021-04-21 20:21 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Bill offering select inmates parole eligibility due from Reeves Wed....

If signed into law, supporters say the bill will alleviate some of the stress on Mississippi's prison system....

 2021-04-21 20:16 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

McDonald's restaurants in Mississippi plan to hire over 4,000 employees in 3 months...

Due to the pandemic, McDonald's restaurants have implemented over 50 COVID-19 safety procedures....

 2021-04-21 20:16 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Police recover $13K flute missing since 2012...

The flute was reported missing in 2012 after its owner left it in a taxi cab, according to Boston police....

 2021-04-21 20:02 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

MGCCC students performing show 'Closure' as a fundraiser...

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College's Perkinston Campus is holding a fundraiser for its school of performing and visual arts entitled 'Closure.' On Thursday night MGCCC's Perkettes will be performing 'Closure,' a very emotiona...

 2021-04-21 19:57 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Man pumping gas at convenience store killed, shooter dead...

Authorities said there was no apparent motive, nor any connection between the shooter and the victims....

 2021-04-21 19:45 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

MDEQ awards $354,700 to help districts purchase environmentally friendly school buses...

Funds will be used to purchase buses with more stringent emission controls....

 2021-04-21 19:33 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Quinon Pitre identified as sixth crewman recovered from Seacor Power lift boat...

Seven men remain missing...

 2021-04-21 19:28 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Road work to shut down East Railroad Road and McCaughan Avenue in Long Beach...

Long Beach Public Works crews will be doing repairs to a lift station at East Railroad Road and McCaughan Avenue starting tomorrow Thursday April 22nd at 8 AM. They will have the road shut down and detour signs out to detour traffic to Beach Park and Sout...

 2021-04-21 19:22 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Two teenagers killed in Gulfport shooting...

Two teenagers were shot and killed in Gulfport Tuesday evening. Harrison County Coroner Brian Switzer has identified them as 19-year-old Juan Reginald Harvey Jr. and 18-year-old Teraye Preston. According to our media partner the Sun Herald, Gulfport PD fo...

 2021-04-21 19:21 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

MSDH reports 233 new coronavirus cases, 2 new deaths Wednesday...

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 233 new COVID-19 cases and 2 new deaths Wednesday, April 21....

 2021-04-21 19:15 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Indy 500 to host 135,000 in largest sports event in pandemic...

Roger Penske, in his second year as owner of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, had hoped for full attendance, but IndyCar and speedway officials are taking pride in the upcoming milestone....

 2021-04-21 19:13 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Mother charged with murder of 10 year old son found in trunk of car...

Around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, a 911 call said a woman had a gun and a boy wrapped in a blanket who was dead....

 2021-04-21 19:10 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Man rescued after driving SUV off cliff...

A retired Marine pulled the driver out of the vehicle, according to officials....

 2021-04-21 19:09 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Drag queen story hour at Rocky River Library sparks online feud...

Every year, the staff at Rocky River Public Library lays out the summer's big events....

 2021-04-21 19:03 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Mississippi's recreational Red Snapper season will open Friday, May 28...

BILOXI, Miss. Mississippi's Red Snapper season will open for private recreational anglers and state for-hire vessels at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, May 28, 2021, with an anticipated mid-season closure date of July 5, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. As with previous yea...

 2021-04-21 19:02 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Suspect in Wisconsin tavern shooting charged with homicide...

Authorities say Vinson got into a fight at the tavern, came back with a handgun and opened fire....

 2021-04-21 19:01 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Start times for all Biloxi Shuckers home games announced...

BILOXI, MS The Biloxi Shuckers, Double-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, officially announced their game times for the 2021 season. During the 2021 campaign, all Tuesday through Saturday games at MGM Park will start at 6:35 pm. For Sundays during the ...

 2021-04-21 18:53 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Teenager arrested for weekend shooting in Starkville...

The shooting happened the night of Saturday, April 17, at the Brookville Garden Apartments....

 2021-04-21 18:44 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 24...

Tablets, capsules, patches, and other solid forms of prescription drugs will be accepted....

 2021-04-21 18:30 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Police: Long Island store shooter was a 'troubled employee'...

Police say a man who killed a manager and wounded two workers Tuesday at a Long Island grocery store was a "troubled employee" who'd been reprimanded in recent months for threatening and sexually harassing colleagues....

 2021-04-21 18:25 

Sun Herald

Bus driver who made 'offensive' George Floyd comment out of job, Louisiana district says...

A Louisiana bus driver is out of a job after making "racially insensitive" comments about the death of George Floyd to a student, district officials said....

 2021-04-21 18:17 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Tamagotchi Pix lets you take selfies with your virtual pet...

Tamagotchi, the iconic digital pet is back, but like nearly every other handheld device nowadays, it has a camera....

 2021-04-21 18:06 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Tupelo Fire Chief Thomas Walker to retire at end of May...

Thomas Walker was named fire chief in 2009. He told WTVA he plans to spend more time with his family....

 2021-04-21 17:58 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Mississippi leaders respond to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict...

Several Mississippi leaders spoke out after a jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of all three charges — second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter....

 2021-04-21 17:48 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Nettleton man wins $500,000 lottery prize...

The unnamed man became the first winner of $500,000 in the new $100 Million Extravaganza scratch-off game....

 2021-04-21 17:47 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

04/21 Brantly's "Sunny, Dry, and Cooler" Wednesday Forecast...

Very quiet conditions continue over the next couple of days. High pressure continues slides east across the region, giving us clear skies and calm weather. A dry cold front will be dropping southeast across the region this morning will give us cooler air ...

 2021-04-21 17:42 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Company exits from Jackson Zoo management contract talks...

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba announced in 2019 that he wanted ZoOceanarium Group to operate the Jackson Zoological Park....

 2021-04-21 17:40 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

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

Senators approved the legislation on a 19-7 vote....

 2021-04-21 17:38 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Secretary of State questions legitimacy of Canton's Democratic executive committee...

Contoversy continues to surround Canton's municipal elections...

 2021-04-21 17:31 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Arkansas to honor favorite son with annual Johnny Cash Day...

The Arkansas House on Tuesday gave final approval to a bill that would make Feb. 26 "Johnny Cash Day."...

 2021-04-21 17:21 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Putin warns of 'quick and tough' Russian response for foes...

President Vladimir Putin says Moscow's response will be "quick and tough" if the West encroaches on Russia's security interests....

 2021-04-21 17:16 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Tupelo High School students' first prom since the pandemic...

Students will attend prom on Saturday after school leaders had to cancel the event last year because of the pandemic....

 2021-04-21 17:02 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Pelosi floats new proposal for bipartisan Jan. 6 commission...

A person familiar with the new proposal said it would create a commission evenly split between Republicans and Democrats, similar to the panel that investigated the 9/11 terrorist attacks more than 15 years ago....

 2021-04-21 16:57 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

I-20 ramp to temporarily close on April 22 in Hinds Co....

The I-20 ramp to Norrell Road in Hinds County will be closed temporarily on April 22, according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation....

 2021-04-21 16:45 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Tupelo PD holding Drug Take-Back event on Friday, April 23...

Tupelo police's event will be held at 400 North Front Street from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 2021-04-21 16:38 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Greenville man killed in Lafayette County rollover...

The fatal crash happened Tuesday evening on State Highway 6 in Lafayette County....

 2021-04-21 16:26 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

National Science Foundation awards JSU $150K to research AI...

Undergraduate students will also be included in the research....

 2021-04-21 16:24 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

38 Gopher Tortoises were released to celebrate National Gopher Tortoise Day in Miss....

The Nature Conservancy in Mississippi released 38 two-year-old Gopher Tortoises last weekend....

 2021-04-21 16:18 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Procter & Gamble raising prices on Pampers, Tampax, other products...

Procter & Gamble says it's raising prices because raw materials are getting more expensive....

 2021-04-21 16:18 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

MDEQ helping local school districts purchase new buses...

Several local school districts will be able to purchase new buses thanks to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ)....

 2021-04-21 16:03 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Portion of Sunnybrook Road closed due to pavement collapse...

It was not known how long the closure will be in place....

 2021-04-21 15:58 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Wreck impacting Highway 23 traffic in Itawamba County...

The wreck happened late Wednesday morning in Itawamba County....

 2021-04-21 15:52 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Alabama man dead as result of crash in Walker County...

Troopers say a man died after he fell asleep while driving and collided with a large truck....

 2021-04-21 15:28 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Travel might not be the stress-reliever you hoped for in 2021...

Even if you're vaccinated, 2021 travel might not be the stress-reliever you're hoping for. In many ways, travel has only become more stressful....

 2021-04-21 15:18 

Sun Herald

Sixth body pulled from capsized lift boat in Gulf as several more remain missing...

Lafourche Parish officials confirm a sixth person has been recovered from the site of a capsized lift boat in the Gulf of Mexico. Seven crew members remain missing....

 2021-04-21 15:17 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Town hall slated to discuss M-Bar, nearby entertainment venues...

Neighbors have concerns about loud music, crime....

 2021-04-21 14:37 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Jim Steinman, hitmaker for Meat Loaf and Celine Dion, dies...

Bill Steinman told The Associated Press that his brother died Monday from kidney failure and was ill for some time....

 2021-04-21 13:57 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

COVID-19 in Mississippi: 233 new cases reported Wed....

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

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