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 2021-09-20 13:17 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Authorities searching for two escaped inmates out of Pearl River Co....

According to the Pearl River County Sheriff's Department, four inmates escaped from the Lenoir-Rowell Criminal Justice Center in the early morning hours of Sept. 19....

 2021-09-20 13:12 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Most private insurance plans won't waive COVID-19 cost-sharing, survey says...

Many coronavirus patients recovering from long hospital stays are surprised to find that the days of full COVID-19 coverage are over....

 2021-09-20 12:45 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Biden launches response to health harms from extreme heat...

Under a plan to be announced Monday, the U.S. Departments of Labor and of Health and Human Services as well as other federal agencies are launching actions intended to reduce heat-related illness and protect public health....

 2021-09-20 12:31 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Deaf woman says eatery refused to serve her...

She posted a TikTok video about the incident that went viral and generated more than 2 million likes....

 2021-09-20 12:26 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

UK's Princess Beatrice gives birth to daughter...

Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have had a baby daughter, Buckingham Palace said Monday....

 2021-09-20 11:50 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

WLBT's things to know 9/20/21: Vaccine for children, body found inside car in Copiah Co., and Gabby Petito updates...

If you missed a few of the most important headlines and need to play catch up, no worries. WLBT has gathered some of the top stories from our website to get you up to speed....

 2021-09-20 11:35 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'Hotel Rwanda' hero found guilty of terror-related charges...

A court in Rwanda says the man who inspired "Hotel Rwanda," Paul Rusesabagina, is guilty of terror-related offenses....

 2021-09-20 11:26 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Cleveland mayor's grandson killed in shooting...

Police are investigating the Sunday evening killing of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's grandson in Cleveland's Kinsman neighborhood....

 2021-09-20 11:05 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Biden pitching partnership after tough stretch with allies...

President Joe Biden goes before the United Nations this week eager to make the case for the world to act with haste against the coronavirus, climate change and human rights abuses....

 2021-09-20 10:55 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11...

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon -- a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters....

 2021-09-20 10:50 

Sun Herald

Mississippi politicians don't believe what they keep being told about Medicaid expansion...

Mississippi lawmakers oppose to Medicaid expansion saying it will cost state too much but many studies show it would create more money for MS, working poor...

 2021-09-20 10:50 

Sun Herald

Mississippi is using the most COVID antibody treatments as feds limit states' supplies...

Mississippi uses most monoclonal antibodies per capita. As delta variant spreads to other states, Biden administration changed supply requests due to shortages...

 2021-09-20 10:50 

Sun Herald

Coast man jailed in domestic shooting was already wanted on assault charge, records show...

MS Coast man charged with attempted murder for shooting his wife, a military veteran and Keesler nurse, was wanted on another abuse charge before St. Martin shooting....

 2021-09-20 10:46 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

75 dogs die in pet resort fire in Texas...

An eyewitness captured video Saturday night at the Ponderosa Pet Resort as the building filled with smoke and flames, the Georgetown Fire Department getting there as fast as they could....

 2021-09-20 10:23 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Shooting at Russian university leaves 8 dead, 24 hurt...

A gunman opened fire at a university in Russia on Monday morning, leaving eight people dead and 24 hurt, officials said....

 2021-09-20 10:15 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

UPDATE: Sheriffs' association leader feels better about situation with COVID-19 benefits...

The head of the Mississippi Sheriffs' Association found out Friday the Legislature plans to address an issue with benefits not being paid to survivors of law enforcement and firefighters who die from COVID-19 in the line of duty....

 2021-09-20 09:59 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

California firefighters scramble to protect sequoia groves...

Fire officials haven't yet been able to determine how much damage was done to the groves, which are in remote and hard-to-reach areas....

 2021-09-20 09:53 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

First Alert Forecast: warm, humid ahead of first true fall front...

Summery mugginess, heat to fade to fall vibes behind a strong front due in late Tuesday...

 2021-09-20 09:26 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Search for Gabby Petito's boyfriend continues after body found...

The couple left in July on a cross-country trek in a converted van to visit national parks in the U.S. West....

 2021-09-20 07:29 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Officer catches baby thrown from 2nd floor balcony...

The man accused of throwing the baby faces several charges, including attempted murder....

 2021-09-20 05:31 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Couple asked to leave Texas bar for violating 'no mask' policy...

The couple are fully vaccinated but choose to wear masks when they go out in order to protect their immunocompromised 4-month-old son....

 2021-09-20 03:50 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

One state representative hopes to pass a bill that compensates families of first responders who die from COVID-19...

COVID-19 is currently the leading cause of death for law enforcement officers nationwide....

 2021-09-20 03:35 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Senate parliamentarian deals blow to Dems' immigration push...

The rejected provisions would open multiyear doorways to legal permanent residence for young immigrants brought illegally to the country as children, often called "Dreamers....

 2021-09-20 00:21 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Ole Miss now No. 13 in AP poll; State AD commented on botched calls...

Ole Miss climbed to number 13 in the Associated Press college football poll Sunday while Mississippi State's athletic director commented on multiple officiating errors in Saturday's loss to Memphis....

 2021-09-19 23:48 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Body of man reported missing found in Yalobusha County...

Some volunteer firefighters in Yalobusha County found the body of a man whose disappearance triggered a statewide Silver Alert....

 2021-09-19 23:16 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Stars begin arriving for 'good time' Emmys after bleak year...

Emmy Awards host Cedric the Entertainer and the show's producers promise it will be a celebration for all....

 2021-09-19 21:20 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Elon Musk pledges $50 million to St. Jude fundraiser, smashes goal...

The goal of Inspiration4s mission was to raise $200 million to donate to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital....

 2021-09-19 21:07 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

First Alert Forecast: cold front to usher in fall-like conditions this week...

Turning drier and cooler by mid-week!...

 2021-09-19 20:44 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Body found inside car in Copiah County...

According to Copiah County Sheriff Byron Swilley, a body was found inside the trunk of a vehicle in Copiah County....

 2021-09-19 18:20 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Military aircraft crashes in Lake Worth, Texas, authorities say...

A military aircraft crashed in Lake Worth, Texas, on Sunday, authorities said....

 2021-09-19 16:36 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Chris Rock says he has COVID-19, urges vaccination...

Chris Rock on Sunday said he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and sent a message to anyone still on the fence: "Get vaccinated."...

 2021-09-19 16:01 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Two men fatally shot at North Carolina Central University...

Durham police said the shooting happened Saturday night in the surface parking lot next to the Latham Parking Deck....

 2021-09-19 16:00 

Sun Herald

Sound Off for Sept. 20, 2021...

Holy moly...

 2021-09-19 15:38 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

US may fly Haitian migrants home from Texas starting Sunday...

The United States could begin flying some of the thousands of Haitian migrants who have crossed from Mexico into a Texas border camp back to their poverty-stricken homeland on Sunday, hoping to deter others from crossing into the country....

 2021-09-19 15:04 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

JPD investigating early morning shooting on I-55 North Frontage Road...

Jackson Police are investigating a shooting that occurred earlier this morning at 5075 I-55 North Frontage Rd....

 2021-09-19 14:45 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Search for Brian Laundrie resumes in Florida; search for Gabby Petito continues in Wyoming...

More than 50 law enforcement officers on Sunday started a second day of searching in a vast wildlife area near Florida's Gulf Coast for a 23-year-old man that authorities consider a person of interest in the disappearance of his girlfriend who went mi...

 2021-09-19 13:00 

Sun Herald

The Mississippi Coast's best success story is shrimp, which revved the economy...

Mississippi Gulf Coast historian dives into the shrimp industry's past and ties to Biloxi/Gulfport economic success as most shrimp in US is now foreign-caught...

 2021-09-19 12:43 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

France's Macron to talk to Biden amid crisis over submarines...

President Emmanuel Macron will speak in the coming days with President Joe Biden in what will be their first contact since a major diplomatic crisis erupted between France and the United States over a submarine deal with Australia, an official said Sunday...

 2021-09-19 12:10 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Boxer-senator Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president...

Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party at its national convention on Sunday, pledging to honestly serve the Filipino people who he said have been waiting for a change of government....

 2021-09-19 11:54 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'It was just chaotic': Witnesses recount terrifying moments during fatal shooting at Golden Nugget...

A nightmare that people inside the Golden Nugget Casino won't forget. A shooting just after midnight took the life of a 41-year-old Gulfport man....

 2021-09-19 11:52 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Taliban-run Kabul municipality to female workers: Stay home...

Female employees in the Kabul city government have been told to stay home, with work only allowed for those who cannot be replaced by men, the interim mayor of Afghanistan's capital said Sunday, detailing the latest restrictions on women by the new Ta...

 2021-09-19 10:09 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

First Alert Forecast: cooler & pleasant conditions to arrive in time for first day of Fall...

A few showers or storms are possible today....

 2021-09-19 10:03 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Emmys vow a 'good time' after bleak year; 'Crown' may rule...

The producers' ultimate goal is a ceremony that is upbeat and acknowledges how much TV's importance grew during the pandemic and its lockdowns....

 2021-09-19 09:09 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Tropical Storm Peter forms over Atlantic Ocean...

Peter is expected to bring rain to the Leeward Islands, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico through Tuesday....

 2021-09-19 07:17 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Caught on camera: UPS driver nearly hits kids getting off school bus...

Prosecutors charged the UPS driver with passing a school bus when the arm signal is extended....

 2021-09-19 05:37 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Fallen Korean War soldier laid to rest after 70 years...

Reported missing in action in 1950, the soldier's remains were unable to be recovered until they were turned over by North Korea in 2018....

 2021-09-19 05:21 

Sun Herald

'Just a really disappointing loss.' USM falls to Troy before visit to top-ranked Alabama...

University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles defeated by Alabama Troy University score 21-9 in Hattiesburg MS football game at M M Roberts stadium...

 2021-09-19 04:00 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

JSU loses to UL Monroe 7-12...

Jackson State University faced off against the University of Louisiana Monroe on Saturday afternoon....

 2021-09-19 03:45 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

JSU loses to UL Monroe 7-9...

Jackson State University faced off against the University of Louisiana Monroe on Saturday afternoon....

 2021-09-19 03:41 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Locals react to FDA advisory panel's decision to limit Pfizer's booster shots to the most vulnerable...

The panel's recommendation will now go to the FDA, which isn't required to follow the panel's vote but usually does....

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