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 2021-09-15 23:34 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'It's raining inside': Eudora Welty Library continues to crumble, years after Fire Marshal temporarily closed it...

Second floor remains off-limits to the public....

 2021-09-15 22:43 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Wednesday Night Weather Forecast...

Nicholas continues to wind down over Louisiana. The steady rain around here has also ended for now. From now through this weekend, we will remain draped in a very muggy airmass. We'll have mostly cloudy skies and occasional breaks of sunshine. However...

 2021-09-15 22:40 

Sun Herald

How many Afghan refugees are headed to Mississippi? Here's the latest...

MS expected to receive 10 Afghanistan refugees, with the Biden Administration notifying governors how many are resettling in United States after the war...

 2021-09-15 22:33 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Olympic gymnasts testify as Congress digs deeper on Nassar abuse...

U.S. gymnastics stars spoke on Capitol Hill Wednesday, demanding more action for the survivors of sexual abuse by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar....

 2021-09-15 21:52 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

States learning how many Afghan evacuees coming their way...

The Biden administration has begun notifying governors and state refugee coordinators about how many Afghan evacuees from the first group of nearly 37,000 arrivals are slated to be resettled in their states....

 2021-09-15 21:40 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Rep. Thompson shows support for vaccine mandates, calls those who don't 'naysayers'...

Representative Bennie Thompson is showing his support for recent vaccine mandates by the Biden administration....

 2021-09-15 21:30 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Biden $3.5T plan tests voter appeal of expansive gov't role...

President Joe Biden's "build back" agenda is poised to be the most far-reaching federal investment since FDR's New Deal or LBJ's Great Society — a prodigious effort to tax the rich and shift money into projects and programs touch...

 2021-09-15 21:28 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Jackson advises of Eubanks Creek sewage issue days after leak spotted...

Sewage leak preventing major cleanup project slated for this weekend....

 2021-09-15 21:22 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Ex-House speaker settles child sexual abuse payments suit...

Ex-US House Speaker Dennis Hastert has reached a tentative settlement over payments to a man who accused him of child sex abuse....

 2021-09-15 20:59 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Prosecutors play R. Kelly tapes as government case winds down...

Prosecutors at the sex trafficking trial of R. Kelly have played video and audio recordings for the jury they say back up allegations he abused women and girls....

 2021-09-15 20:56 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

New patrol vehicles for Clay County deputies...

County supervisors purchased the new Dodge Durangos to replace some of the county's older and aging patrol cars....

 2021-09-15 20:50 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

As COVID-19 vaccine mandates rise, religious exemptions grow...

Religious objections, once used sparingly around the country to get exempted from various required vaccines, are becoming a much more widely used loophole against the COVID-19 shot....

 2021-09-15 20:48 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

US: Wolves may need protections after states expand hunting...

The Biden administration says wolves may need protections restored in the western U.S. after states make it easier to kill them....

 2021-09-15 20:48 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Starkville alderman starts GoFundMe for unvaxxed employees after city imposes insurance fee...

Alderman Ben Carver doesn't think workers who refuse the vaccine should have to pay extra insurance....

 2021-09-15 20:28 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Have you bought chicken in the last decade? You could receive payment...

If you bought chicken products between 2009 and 2020, you could be eligible to take part in a $181 million settlement over alleged overcharging....

 2021-09-15 20:05 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Driver killed after 3-car wreck on Vicksburg highway...

The cause of the crash is still under investigation....

 2021-09-15 19:21 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Driver killed when steel coil falls off semi in Butler County, sheriff says...

'These are very difficult scenes to respond to. Our thoughts are with the family of the deceased at this time," Sheriff Richard Jones says...

 2021-09-15 19:13 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Mother shares story after toddler son accidentally run over during search for child...

A mother is recalling what happened when a search for her toddler son ended tragically Saturday night....

 2021-09-15 19:08 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Former candidate Tim James eyes possible challenge to Ivey...

Former gubernatorial candidate Tim James is considering challenging incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey in next year's governor's race....

 2021-09-15 18:59 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

FDA strikes neutral tone ahead of vaccine booster meeting...

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday posted much of the evidence its advisory panel will consider....

 2021-09-15 18:44 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

States with the highest-paying home service jobs...

To find the states where home service workers are paid the most, ServiceTitan analyzed June 2020 data from Payscale. Discover where your talents are valued the most, and to get a better handle on whether or not making a move for your career would be worth...

 2021-09-15 18:38 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

CDC predicts COVID hospitalizations will drop over next month...

The CDC did not make a prediction on whether new cases would increase or not, but the agency is forecasting the number of deaths will remain stable or show an uncertain trend over the next month....

 2021-09-15 18:37 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

64K students enrolled in Mississippi community colleges, preliminary data shows...

That's according to fall 2021 preliminary numbers, provided by the Mississippi Community College Board....

 2021-09-15 18:29 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Afghan killed by drone praised by co-workers in US aid group...

The Pentagon says it is further investigating the strike, but it has no way to do so on the ground in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover, severely limiting its ability to gather evidence....

 2021-09-15 18:28 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Love is an ocean: Couple gets married 30 miles out to sea on lighthouse platform...

About 85 feet above the ocean, Audrey and Ben Black tied the knot in the first wedding ever at the Frying Pan Tower....

 2021-09-15 18:19 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Biden to deliver remarks on national security initiative...

President Joe Biden is slated to deliver remarks on a national security initiative Wednesday afternoon....

 2021-09-15 17:54 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Group, court holding free legal clinics for low income families...

Some people locally could soon get some free legal help....

 2021-09-15 17:44 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Biden, CEOs, biz leaders meet on COVID-19 vaccine mandates...

Just over half, or 54%, of the U.S. population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the CDC....

 2021-09-15 17:22 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

3,700 pounds of frozen empanadas recalled; weren't federally inspected...

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the empanadas were shipped without being federally inspected and carried a false inspection mark....

 2021-09-15 17:08 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Milley defends calls to Chinese as effort to avoid conflict...

The top U.S. military officer on Wednesday defended the phone calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the final months of Donald Trump's presidency, saying the conversations were in keeping with his duties as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff....

 2021-09-15 17:08 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Former Junior National Team coach bringing volleyball academy to Ridgeland...

Facility will feature eight courts and open in March....

 2021-09-15 17:06 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Colorado AG: Probe after McClain death finds Aurora Police racially biased...

Attorney General Phil Weiser's office investigation, announced in August 2020, was the first of its kind launched under a sweeping police accountability law passed in Colorado the month before amid protests over the killing of George Floyd....

 2021-09-15 16:57 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Tupelo police responded to reported shooting on South Gloster Street...

However, police officers found no victims and no potential suspects....

 2021-09-15 16:43 

Sun Herald

Coast man gets life sentence in capital murder of Gautier man found floating in river...

Joseph Paul McLeod sentenced to life in prison after guilty plea to capital murder of Dustin Suttles found floating in Pascagoula River on Mississippi Gulf Coast...

 2021-09-15 16:37 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

17-year-old restaurant worker killed taking out the trash...

Action News 5 is reporting the family identified the 17-year-old as Contario Sevion and say he had a baby on the way. According to police, the shooting happened at Five Guys just before 1 a.m....

 2021-09-15 16:16 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Phone scam reoccurring in Tishomingo County...

Citizens are reminded to not provide personal information over the phone....

 2021-09-15 16:15 

Sun Herald

Sound Off for Sept. 16, 2021...

Golden arches...

 2021-09-15 16:10 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Pope questions vaccine skeptics, including cardinals...

He hypothesized that the "virulence of uncertainty" was due to the diversity of COVID-19 vaccines, the quick approval time and the plethora of "arguments that created this division," and fear....

 2021-09-15 16:08 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Simone Biles, other gymnasts tell Congress 'enough is enough' after Nassar abuse...

Simone Biles blamed not only the gymnastics organization but also federal law enforcement that "turned a blind eye" to the crimes as hundreds of young athletes were abused....

 2021-09-15 16:02 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Fund for Boy Scouts sex abuse victims grows to nearly $1.9 billion with tentative settlement...

The proposed settlements would bring the fund for abuse claimants to almost $1.9 billion....

 2021-09-15 15:48 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Ex-cop's murder verdict reversed in Australian woman's death...

The Minnesota Supreme Court reversed the 3rd-degree murder conviction of an ex-Minneapolis cop who killed an Australian woman in 2017....

 2021-09-15 15:46 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Mystery diner leaves tip, heartwarming note in honor of friend killed during 9/11...

The owners of Green Lantern in Toledo are searching for a customer who left a touching note written on a napkin....

 2021-09-15 15:33 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Police officer's bodycam captures his rescue of man from burning home...

A police officer in Wisconsin is being hailed as a hero for rushing into a burning home to save a man's life....

 2021-09-15 15:14 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Natchez High School, Early College School closed due to bomb threats...

District officials are looking for the source of the threats....

 2021-09-15 15:13 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

California Gov. Newsom crushes Republican-led recall effort...

Gov. Gavin Newsom cruised to victory in the recall election Tuesday, boosted by healthy turnout among an overwhelmingly Democratic electorate...

 2021-09-15 14:54 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'Teachers deserve a raise': Reeves releases task force report urging leaders to boost salaries...

The 50-page report from the Mississippi Governor's Human Capital Task Force details how Mississippi leaders should work to reform teacher compensation....

 2021-09-15 14:51 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Facebook: Gov's page was not taken down because of content...

Facebook has indicated the campaign page of Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey was briefly taken down after it was mistakenly flagged as an imposter account....

 2021-09-15 14:49 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Firefighters rescue country superstar Reba McEntire from second-story window after stairs collapse...

Coby Scherrill and Reba McEntire were touring a historic building for a future project when the stairwell from the second to the third story collapsed....

 2021-09-15 14:49 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Canadian battery recycling firm to build plant in Alabama...

Donny Jones, the executive director of West Alabama Works, says about 30 new jobs will be created....

 2021-09-15 14:37 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

2,353 more COVID cases, 39 more deaths in Mississippi...

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 2,353 more COVID cases and 39 more deaths in its Wednesday morning report....

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