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 2021-09-27 21:45 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

EXPLAINER: What's behind all the drama in Congress?...

Democrats are trying to pass more than $4 trillion in infrastructure and social programs at the center of President Joe Biden's agenda — and at the same time avert a government shutdown and prevent a federal default that could send financial mar...

 2021-09-27 21:31 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Officials seize more than 9.5 million lethal fake pills in 2021, warn of alarming increase...

The Drug Enforcement Administration issued a public safety alert Monday warning of the alarming increase in the lethality and availability of fake prescription pills....

 2021-09-27 21:27 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Silver Alert issued for 63-year-old Jackson man...

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for a 63-year-old Jackson man....

 2021-09-27 21:23 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Former Mississippi governor's wife dies at age 61...

Former Governor Ronnie Musgrove's wife has died at the age of 61....

 2021-09-27 21:00 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

A b-a-a-a-d day: Goats on the lam in Atlanta...

People in an Atlanta neighborhood called police to report it after spotting around a dozen goats trotting around a busy intersection....

 2021-09-27 20:58 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Boston, Dallas Fed presidents to leave in wake of trading disclosures...

Though the investments by Rosengren and Kaplan were permitted under the Fed's rules, they raised at least the appearance of conflicts of interest, which Fed policy discourages....

 2021-09-27 20:58 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Miss. homecoming queen gives crown to friend who lost mother to cancer...

After she was crowned homecoming queen, Nyla Covington instead gave her crown to a classmate whose mother died that morning due to cancer....

 2021-09-27 20:54 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Kane Brown's concert canceled over maintenance issues...

The Arena was forced to cancel the show due to "unforeseen maintenance issues."...

 2021-09-27 20:45 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

16-year-old wanted in Lauderdale County murder investigation...

The teen will be held on $1 million bond when he's captured....

 2021-09-27 20:44 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial...

R&B superstar R. Kelly faces the possibility of decades in prison after being convicted of racketeering and sex trafficking in federal court in New York City....

 2021-09-27 20:29 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

COVID-19 bumps food benefits for some Mississippi families...

Some Mississippi households currently getting supplemental food benefits will be eligible for additional funds next month because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-09-27 20:25 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Biden gets COVID-19 booster shot after authorization...

President Joe Biden has received his COVID-19 booster shot. Monday's booster shot came days after federal regulators recommended a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine for Americans 65 or older and approved them for others with preexisting medical conditi...

 2021-09-27 20:18 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Woman faces charges week after fatal crash in Tishomingo County...

The collision happened the evening of Monday, Sept. 20 on Highway 365....

 2021-09-27 20:11 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Dog picks up scent of Mississippi woman missing since September 2nd...

The Kemper County Sheriff's Department has new information on the search for 79-year-old Molly Ruth Netherland....

 2021-09-27 20:06 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Youth vaccination day in Warren Co. a success...

City leaders and school officials were on hand to encourage our students to become ambassadors for the vaccination and protect themselves against the virus....

 2021-09-27 20:01 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Hospitals fear staffing shortages as vaccine deadlines loom...

Hospitals and nursing homes around the country are bracing for worsening staff shortages as state deadlines arrive for health care workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-09-27 19:55 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old girl in N.M....

They are believed to be driving a 2010 white Chevrolet passenger car with an unknown New Mexico license plate number....

 2021-09-27 19:47 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Meridian man gives free bicycles to kids in his community...

Acts of kindness can come in any form to help another person. One Meridian man has been doing just that by repairing old bicycles for kids in his neighborhood. Newscenter 11 found out that he is known as the "Bicycle Man"....

 2021-09-27 19:31 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Safety officials seek answers in deadly Amtrak derailment...

The train, carrying 141 passengers and 16 crew members, had two locomotives and 10 cars, eight of which derailed, with some tipping onto their sides. Seven people were hospitalized....

 2021-09-27 19:14 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Jury reaches verdict in R. Kelly sex misconduct case...

Jurors in R&B superstar R. Kelly's sex trafficking trial in New York say they have reached a verdict on Monday afternoon....

 2021-09-27 19:14 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

'We will prevail': Amory PD issues new statement on murder investigation...

Amory Police last issued a statement on Aug. 23....

 2021-09-27 19:07 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Mother dies from COVID-19 before ever holding new baby...

Marrisha Jenkins was forced to quarantine before getting a chance to hold her little bundle of joy....

 2021-09-27 19:06 

Sun Herald

Autopsy results for Louisiana toddler Navaeh Allen may take months to obtain...

East Baton Rouge coroner's office will perform autopsy on Navaeh Allen, missing Louisiana toddler found dead in Logtown in Hancock County on MS Gulf Coast....

 2021-09-27 19:03 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Suspect in fatal shooting of off-duty trooper found guilty...

The shooting happened on Sept. 30, 2018, in the Hatchie Bottom area of Tippah County....

 2021-09-27 18:58 

Sun Herald

Man found asleep in pile of chicken fingers, candy and meth after break-in, AL cops say...

Police in Alabama say a man broke into a car and later broke into an athletic complex, where he was found asleep in a pile of chicken fingers and meth....

 2021-09-27 18:52 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Pfizer to apply for COVID shots for kids 5-11...

For months, Pfizer has been testing a smaller dose about one-third the amount adults get in children ages 5 to 11....

 2021-09-27 18:49 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Skilled to Work - Mississippi Dept. of Rehab Services...

The Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services helps disabled people overcome obstacles and become valuable members of the workforce....

 2021-09-27 18:44 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Settlement reached in suit over Alabama student's suicide...

Rondini's daughter, Megan Rondini, killed herself eight months after accusing Bunn of rape....

 2021-09-27 18:43 

Sun Herald

Sound Off for Sept. 28, 2021...

Demand better...

 2021-09-27 18:28 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'A devastating shock': UNCW student brain dead due to COVID-19 complications, mother pleads for young people to get vaccinated...

"This is just such a devastating shock. It'll just leave such a hole in our heart forever they can never be filled," Demello told WECT through tears on Monday. "If these kids could just realize not only what this could do to them, but how ...

 2021-09-27 18:25 

Sun Herald

Stone County's former circuit clerk charged with embezzling in public corruption case...

Ex Stone County Mississippi Circuit Clerk, judge Jeffrey O'Neal indicted by state auditor's office in public corruption case over theft of public money...

 2021-09-27 18:11 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Education professor married to Mississippi ex-governor dies...

Melody Musgrove recently retired as a professor for the University of Mississippi School of Education....

 2021-09-27 18:09 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Council approves one-month emergency contract with Waste Management...

It was unclear the mayor's next step....

 2021-09-27 18:07 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

World's most successful forensic artist retiring after nearly 40 years on the job...

For a short period of time she listens, asks questions and takes on a crime victim's pain to create an image police can give out to the public to generate leads....

 2021-09-27 17:59 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Mississippi gov: Still no word on medical marijuana session...

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is still not saying whether he will call legislators into special session to enact a medical marijuana program and consider other issues that House and Senate leaders are promoting....

 2021-09-27 17:26 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

11-year-old golfer sinks 2 holes-in-one...

Jake Martinez, 11, competed this past weekend at the Palm Springs Open, a U.S. Kids Golf tournament. Just a few holes in, he hit a drive that he will never forget....

 2021-09-27 17:24 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Jackson City Council narrowly confirms reappointment of police chief...

Appointments confirmed at a special city council meeting....

 2021-09-27 17:22 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

As daughter sought state license, Noem summoned agency head...

Just days after a South Dakota agency moved to deny her daughter's application to become a certified real estate appraiser, Gov. Kristi Noem summoned to her office the state employee who ran the agency, the woman's direct supervisor and the state ...

 2021-09-27 17:12 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Average US gas price is $1 per gallon higher than it was a year ago...

According to GasBuddy data, the demand for fuel increased for the first time in six weeks....

 2021-09-27 17:11 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

WATCH: Steer gets loose, injures woman at state fair in Texas...

A crew of handlers at the East Texas State Fair were loading the animals onto the back of a trailer to leave when one of the steers got away....

 2021-09-27 17:10 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Good Samaritan helps deputies track down Amber Alert suspect killed in pursuit with authorities...

A man in Texas said he alerted sheriff's deputies after spotting a registered sex offender accused of abducting two children....

 2021-09-27 17:07 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Hurricane Sam, small but mighty, swirls offshore in Atlantic...

Sam had maximum sustained winds of 130 mph, making it a Category 4 hurricane....

 2021-09-27 17:05 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

#ColliervilleStrong fundraiser created to help victims of grocery store shooting...

Citizens of Collierville joined together over the weekend to create another avenue to support the victims of the mass shooting at a Kroger grocery store....

 2021-09-27 17:01 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Johnny Ramone's guitar sells for more than $900,000...

The guitar played by Johnny Ramone on all 15 Ramones albums and at nearly 2,000 live performances by the rock band sold at auction over the weekend for more than $900,000, the auctioneer said Monday....

 2021-09-27 16:52 

Sun Herald

3 MS Coast train stations get $700,000 for makeovers ahead of Amtrak return in 2022...

Mississippi Gulf Coast cities, Bay St. Louis, Gulfport, Pascagoula, get Southern Rail Commission funds for train stations before Amtrak passenger service return...

 2021-09-27 16:32 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Information still sought into disappearance of Houlka teen...

On July 25 Houlka Police Chief Phillip Smith reported the runaway of Haley Thomas....

 2021-09-27 16:27 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Pfizer tests COVID pill as preventive medicine...

Pfizer plans to enroll 2,660 people in the late-stage study. Those participating will get either the treatment combination or a fake drug orally twice a day for five to 10 days....

 2021-09-27 16:24 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Biden administration unveils new plan for young immigrants...

The proposed regulation attempts to satisfy concerns of a federal judge in Houston who ruled in July that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was illegal. It takes on heightened importance as prospects for legislation have dimmed....

 2021-09-27 16:23 

Sun Herald

Moments after homecoming queen win, Mississippi teen gives up crown in 'selfless' act...

A Brooklyn, Mississippi teen crowned homecoming queen stunned the crowd when she removed her tiara and passed it to her classmate whose mom died hours earlier....

 2021-09-27 16:22 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'The View' hosts say they had false positive COVID tests...

None of the hosts who were on Friday came into contact with Harris. Hostin and Navarro, along with Joy Behar and Sara Haines, were tested multiple times over the weekend and all results were negative, the show said....

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