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 2021-04-20 22:29 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Netflix's subscriber growth, stock zapped as pandemic eases...

The video-streaming service added 4 million more worldwide subscribers from January through March, its smallest gain during that three-month period in four years....

 2021-04-20 21:47 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

COVID-19 in Mississippi: 362 new cases reported Tues....

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

 2021-04-20 21:37 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

AP sources: Biden to pledge halving greenhouse gases by 2030...

Scientists, environmental groups and even business leaders have called on President Biden to set a target that would cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% below 2005 levels by 2030....

 2021-04-20 21:12 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Oxford seeing rise in overdoses...

During the past six months, the city recorded 10 fatal drug overdoses....

 2021-04-20 21:09 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Ex-cop Derek Chauvin convicted of murder and manslaughter in George Floyd death that stirred worldwide protests...

By AMY FORLITI, STEPHEN GROVES and TAMMY WEBBER Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, the explosive case that triggered worldwide prote...

 2021-04-20 20:58 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Pet of the Week: Bonnie is looking for her forever home...

Bonnie is our pet of the week. She is a female pit mix and is currently at the Jackson County Animal Shelter. She's about six-years-old. She is spayed, microchipped, and up to date on shots. Bonnie is good with dogs and kids, walks well on a leash, kn...

 2021-04-20 20:55 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Jackson Academy hosts first-ever National Wheelchair Basketball Association sanctioned tourney...

The games kick-off at 9 a.m. Friday, April 24....

 2021-04-20 20:54 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Tropical Nutrition in Ocean Springs...

Did you pack on what some are calling the pandemic pounds and looking for a healthy alternative to crush cravings? Well, Tropical Nutrition in Ocean Springs may be able to assist you with their Herbalife products. These products are used in their well-kno...

 2021-04-20 20:36 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Madison police officer dragged in pursuit of suspect...

The condition of the officer was unknown....

 2021-04-20 20:31 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Former DeSoto County teacher's aide facing another molestation charge...

Amy Craft is now charged with two felony counts of molestation....

 2021-04-20 20:17 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Claiborne Senior Living Facility hosting Senior Citizen Fair...

The Claiborne Senior Living Facility in Gulfport is hosting a senior fair this Thursday at Gulfport Highlands near their community. The fair kicks off at 10 a.m. and will last until 2 p.m. Festivities will be held outside to ease COVID concerns. Festiviti...

 2021-04-20 20:03 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Amid outcry, Rep. Thompson says Maxine Waters 'entitled' to protest remarks...

A Mississippi congressman is coming to the defense of Rep. Maxine Waters amid a growing controversy....

 2021-04-20 19:55 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

The Blake at Biloxi new resort-style senior living facility on the Coast...

There's a new senior living facility open in Biloxi. The Blake at Biloxi is like no other retirement facility in the area as they consider themselves Mississippi Gulf Coast's premier senior living community. The Blake strives to take the stress of...

 2021-04-20 19:47 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Houston mayoral candidate Sean Johnson disqualified...

Houston mayoral candidate Sean Johnson is out of the election race....

 2021-04-20 19:39 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Today marks the 11th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig...

Today marks 11 years since an explosion rocked the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, killing 11 workers and causing the largest marine oil spill in history. The Deepwater Horizon, which was being leased by BP, was located off the Coast of Louisiana at the time o...

 2021-04-20 19:37 

Sun Herald

Crab legs are in short supply at Coast casinos and restaurants, causing rise in price...

Crab legs prices up & supply down at Mississippi Coast casino buffets in Biloxi & Bay St. Louis due to COVID and staffing issues. Chicken wing shortage coming....

 2021-04-20 19:37 

Sun Herald

Sound Off for April 21, 2021...

Laughingstock...

 2021-04-20 19:32 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Mississippi athletes will be able to earn money for likeness...

College athletes in Mississippi will soon be able to earn money from their own name, image or likeness....

 2021-04-20 19:27 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Jackson County Wants Input on Parks & Recreation Master Plan...

The Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department is inviting its citizens to provide ONLINE feedback and ideas to incorporate into the county's Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan. The Master Plan will be developed based on local prioritie...

 2021-04-20 19:21 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Jackson County Superintendent Clarifies Bond Intention during April Board of Education Meeting...

The Jackson County School District Board of Education held their monthly board meeting last evening in the board room at the district office in Vancleave. During the meeting, Superintendent Dr. John Strycker clarified the intention of the current facility...

 2021-04-20 19:02 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Tool manufacturing company to add 1,200 jobs in Mississippi over next eight years...

Company plans to build 500,000-square-foot facility in Grenada Co....

 2021-04-20 18:53 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Biden OKs more foreign seasonal workers as economy improves...

The visas are used to fill jobs in landscaping, construction, hotels and restaurants as well as in seafood and meat processing plants and amusement parks....

 2021-04-20 18:52 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Verdict reached in Derek Chauvin trial...

The verdict will be read Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. CT....

 2021-04-20 18:40 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Writer Angie Thomas surprises teen with scholarship to Belhaven...

Author Angie Thomas hopped on a Zoom call to deliver a big surprise to a teen....

 2021-04-20 18:39 

Sun Herald

Pet wolf on walk near elementary school nets fine for Louisiana couple, officials say...

A Lafayette, Louisiana, couple were cited on charges of keeping a gray wolf as a pet. A neighbor spotted them walking it near a school and called authorities....

 2021-04-20 18:33 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Birmingham to pardon 15,000 with marijuana convictions...

Alabama's largest city will issue blanket pardons for more than 15,000 people with misdemeanor marijuana convictions dating back to 1990....

 2021-04-20 18:15 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Americans plan summer travel, survey says...

More than two-thirds of Americans say they plan to travel for vacation this summer, according to a new survey by Trip Advisor....

 2021-04-20 17:46 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'Now offering stimulus checks twice a month': Brunswick Wendy's has creative way of saying 'we're hiring'...

Well, this is one way of saying, "we're hiring" amid a pandemic....

 2021-04-20 17:23 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Toddler saves himself from drowning...

Two-year-old Kyle saved himself from almost drowning in his family's pool because he remembered lessons taught in swim class....

 2021-04-20 17:21 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Also roaring back from pandemic: Earth-warming emissions...

Worldwide energy-related carbon dioxide emissions could surge by 1.5 billion metric tons this year, following last year's decline due to the pandemic, according to a Tuesday report from the International Energy Agency, an intergovernmental group based...

 2021-04-20 17:12 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

One dead, another injured after shots fired into car...

Jackson police are investigating a shooting in front of a fire station....

 2021-04-20 17:07 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Hinds Co. program promises to stop evictions, cover rental costs for those impacted by COVID-19...

Program made possible by a $7.1 million federal treasury grant....

 2021-04-20 17:05 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

GRAPHIC: Suspect attempts to drown K-9 officer during chase...

The incident has outraged deputies, who consider the suspect's actions an attack on an officer....

 2021-04-20 16:55 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Police: 1 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at NY grocery store...

Police said that the person killed was an employee....

 2021-04-20 16:19 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Bay St. Louis Police asking for help identifying person responsible for injuring pedestrian in hit-and-run...

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (WXXV) — Bay St. Louis Police are asking for help in identifying the person responsible for injuring a pedestrian in hit-and-run. Police say the individual who struck and injured a pedestrian on April 4, 2021 at approximately 2:...

 2021-04-20 16:17 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

JSU season over after finale canceled due to COVID concerns...

The team's final scheduled contest with Prairie View A&M was canceled due to COVID-19 protocols and contact tracing within the JSU football program....

 2021-04-20 16:13 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Miss. shipbuilder receives $107 million contract to purchase materials for new warship...

The contract is being praised by Sens. Wicker and Hyde-Smith....

 2021-04-20 16:11 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Ted Nugent, who once dismissed COVID-19, gets virus...

"I thought I was dying," Ted Nugent says in a Facebook live video posted Monday....

 2021-04-20 15:59 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Waste from plane falls on home in Calif....

Sitting right under the flight path for the Burbank Airport, the home gets its fair share of sights and sounds. But the family had never been bothered by overhead smells....

 2021-04-20 15:49 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Gulfport Police launch homicide investigation after man found dead inside burned vehicle early Sunday...

GULFPORT, Miss. (WXXV) — A homicide investigation is now underway after a man was found dead inside of a burned vehicle early Sunday morning. The Gulfport Police Department says a vehicle was reported on fire in the 13000 block of Three Rivers Road ...

 2021-04-20 15:48 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Two injured in Army helicopter training crash in Alabama...

Fort Rucker officials said in a news release that an aviation mishap happened Tuesday morning....

 2021-04-20 15:41 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Styx, Collective Soul to headline Brandon Amphitheater...

Rock bands Styx and Collective Soul will be playing in Brandon to kick off the summer....

 2021-04-20 15:37 

Sun Herald

Body found in burning truck is being investigated as a homicide, Gulfport police say...

Man in Gulfport's Orange Grove community found dead inside a burning car near Three River Elementary on Mississippi Gulf Coast. Police say it's a homicide....

 2021-04-20 15:31 

Sun Herald

The same person who led search for new Coast superintendent will take the job himself...

Harrison County School District board chose assistant superintendent Mitchell King to replace Roy Gill instead of Christopher Williams...

 2021-04-20 15:27 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Bush criticizes GOP isolationism, anti-immigration rhetoric...

George W. Bush says the Republican Party he served as president has become "isolationist, protectionist and, to a certain extent, nativist" and says he's especially concerned about anti-immigration rhetoric....

 2021-04-20 15:18 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Taco Bell to recycle, reuse hot sauce packets...

The fast-food chain says it is working on a recycling pilot program....

 2021-04-20 14:43 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Venmo is into crypto, allowing users to buy Bitcoin, others...

Bitcoin has attracted massive interest, particularly in the last 18 months. Its price has held steadily above $50,000, and the value of other cryptocurrencies has been on the rise....

 2021-04-20 14:41 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Prescribed fire scheduled for Wednesday on Deer Island south of Biloxi...

BILOXI, Miss. — The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will intentionally set a fire on part of an undeveloped barrier island south of Biloxi. The prescribed burn is scheduled for Wednesday on the central part of Deer Island. The department ...

 2021-04-20 14:22 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Navalny's doctors prevented from seeing him at prison clinic...

Several doctors were prevented Tuesday from seeing Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in a prison hospital after his three-week hunger strike and prosecutors detailed a sweeping, new case against his organization....

 2021-04-20 14:16 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Milwaukee Tool bringing 800 jobs to Grenada; 1,200 total across Mississippi...

The new facility is expected to open in late 2022, and the company plans to fill the new jobs within eight years....

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