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 2020-07-12 11:00 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Iran blames bad communication, alignment for Ukrainian jet shootdown...

The report released late Saturday by Iran's Civil Aviation Organization comes months after the crash....

 2020-07-12 10:18 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Man charged in disappearance of 18-year-old Amish woman from Pa....

Investigators have reason to believe the 18-year-old was harmed following her alleged abduction. Her whereabouts remain unknown....

 2020-07-12 10:17 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Alert Day: Dangerous heat & humidity is likely today...
 2020-07-12 09:17 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

At least 61 US Marines infected with COVID-19 at bases in Japan's Okinawa...

Japanese officials have demanded the U.S military increase disease prevention measures to maximum levels, stop sending personnel from the mainland U.S. to Okinawa and seal the bases....

 2020-07-12 07:52 

Sun Herald

Sound Off for July 12, 2020...

Pray...

 2020-07-12 07:30 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Family demands justice after Black woman dies during emergency C-section at NYC hospital...

Black women are two to three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than white women, according to the CDC. One study suggests that in New York City, the situation is 12 times as bad....

 2020-07-12 05:32 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'I think I made a mistake': Young man from Texas dies after attending COVID-19 party...

Young people allegedly attend COVID-19 parties with friends who have been diagnosed with the virus to see who gets infected first or who can survive....

 2020-07-12 05:00 

Sun Herald

Here's how to turn beads into stunning art...

Columnist Kat Bergeron is a self-confessed 'beadaholic.'; She enjoys taking beads and making art out of them. It is a very popular activity throughout the world. Bergeron specialized in using 'seed beads.'...

 2020-07-12 05:00 

Sun Herald

MPB committed to addressing state's needs during pandemic...

Mississippi Public Broadcasting is celebrating its 50th anniversary. MPB says it plays a crucial role as an information provider in the state, but it also had to make changes recently because of the pandemic....

 2020-07-12 03:42 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Family of Mario Clark continues to rally for justice in alleged cased of police brutality...

Ragland and other family members rally for justice outside of the Jackson Police Department Saturday, claiming it was police brutality that ended Mario Clark's life....

 2020-07-12 02:41 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

2 officers killed in shootout in south Texas border town...

Authorities say two police officers have been shot and killed in a South Texas border town after reportedly responding to a disturbance call....

 2020-07-12 01:47 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

MSDH, UMMC hosts testing site in Winston County...

The Mississippi State Department of Health held a coronavirus testing site at the Louisville Coliseum Saturday....

 2020-07-12 00:41 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Marsh: Poor choice of words on COVID-19 cases...

The Republican leader of the Alabama Senate said he used a poor choice of words when he suggested rising COVID-19 numbers were a good thing and he wanted more people to get infected with the new coronavirus....

 2020-07-12 00:41 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Mississippi limits elective surgeries amid COVID-19 surge...

Mississippi's top public health official has ordered a temporary halt to all elective surgeries to try to save hospital bed space as the state sees a rapid expansion in cases of the new coronavirus....

 2020-07-12 00:11 

Sun Herald

Louisiana gov shutters bars, issues mask mandate: 'Current restrictions are not enough'...

Amid spiraling coronavirus infections and hospitalizations, La. Gov. John Bel Edwards is issuing a statewide mask mandate and closing bars, making Louisiana the latest Southern state to upping restrictions after reopening....

 2020-07-11 23:53 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Mueller defends Russia probe, says Stone remains a felon...

Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday that the probe was of "paramount importance" and ass...

 2020-07-11 23:19 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'I just want people to be happy': 6-year-old hands out food, masks to less fortunate...

Kinley Johnson spent her Saturday handing out food, water and masks to those less fortunate. Her grandmother and mother helped, but the idea was all Kinley's....

 2020-07-11 23:17 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Vintage Super Mario Bros. video game sells for $114,000...

An unopened copy of a vintage Super Mario Bros. video game has been sold for $114,000 in an auction that underscored the enduring popularity of entertainment created decades ago....

 2020-07-11 22:58 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic...

President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infec...

 2020-07-11 22:15 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Bars to close; mask mandate to start Monday, July 13...

Governor John Bel Edwards is expected to announce Saturday that bars across much of the state must close except for those that offer 'to go' alcohol, multiple sources briefed on the decision said....

 2020-07-11 22:06 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Alert Day: Intense heat & humidity is expected again on Sunday...
 2020-07-11 21:12 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

VIDEO: Pistons' onetime home, the Palace of Auburn Hills, torn down...

One of Michigan's most beloved sports and entertainment venues was turned into rubble on Saturday with a series of controlled explosions....

 2020-07-11 20:32 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'They lied to us;' Group calls for vote on retired state flag...

Group rallies at the State Capitol and calls for vote on retired state flag....

 2020-07-11 20:23 

Sun Herald

'Excellent and compelling.' Sun Herald wins Mississippi Press Association awards...

Biloxi-Gulfport, Mississippi's Sun Herald's "excellent and compelling" local news reporting awards from the Mississippi Press association in multiple categories for 2019 journalism...

 2020-07-11 20:11 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Fire destroys much of 249-year-old church in California...

A fire early Saturday destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of a California church that was undergoing renovation to mark its upcoming 250th anniversary celebration....

 2020-07-11 19:26 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Police execute search warrant at home of gun-toting couple...

The couple has not been charged, and Schwartz said charges against them would be "absolutely, positively unmerited."...

 2020-07-11 18:44 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Pandemic leads 7-Eleven to forgo free Slurpees on 7-11...

7-Eleven has been giving away its slushy beverage to all customers for nearly 20 years on July 11....

 2020-07-11 18:24 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Pine Belt doctor spent time caring for ICU patients in NYC during COVID-19's infancy...

Dr. Leader was placed in the Javits Center which was transformed into a mobile health unit....

 2020-07-11 18:21 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'Suffrage' mural brings awareness to 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment...

Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA) has a new mural joining the growing public arts collection in the downtown Hattiesburg area....

 2020-07-11 17:36 

Sun Herald

Mississippi records 797 new coronavirus cases, health department figures show...

On July 11, MS Health Dept reports 797 new COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths. Totals for Harrison, Jackson, Hancock, Pearl River, Stone, George counties, home to Biloxi, Gulfport on Mississippi Gulf Coast....

 2020-07-11 16:37 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

35,419 cases of coronavirus identified by Miss. Dept. of Health; 1,230 deaths...

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

 2020-07-11 16:02 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse...

The impact has already been felt by families who lost kin — and by the health care workers who tried to save them....

 2020-07-11 15:31 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Nissan offers free admission to Two Miss. Museums on July 18...

Nissan is supporting free admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Saturday, July 18....

 2020-07-11 13:05 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

COVID-19 heroes must jump through hoops for workers' comp...

The $56 billion, state-level insurance system is one of the nation's oldest forms of a social contract....

 2020-07-11 12:01 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Alert Day: Dangerous heat & humidity expected this weekend...
 2020-07-11 08:00 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Fay downgraded to depression; expected to dissipate Sunday...

Tropical Storm Fay has weakened into a tropical depression early Saturday morning. The National Hurricane Center says the depression has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph as it moves over the state of New York....

 2020-07-11 06:12 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Disney World to reopen as coronavirus cases surge in Florida...

"The Most Magical Place on Earth" is reopening after nearly four months with new rules in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19....

 2020-07-11 05:25 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Trump lags Biden on people of color in top campaign ranks...

Amid a summer of racial unrest and calls for more diversity in leadership, President Donald Trump lags Democratic rival Joe Biden in the percentage of nonwhite senior aides on their campaigns....

 2020-07-11 04:13 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

37-year-old Port Clinton war vet dies from COVID-19 complications on Fourth of July...

Richard Rose in April posted on Facebook that he would not wear a mask. In an unlikely turn of events, he lost his battle with COVID-19 three months later....

 2020-07-11 03:49 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

07/10 Ryan's "Hot & Miserable" Friday Night Forecast...

It's been hot and humid all week long, and both get turned up even higher over a very sunny weekend. The post 07/10 Ryan's "Hot & Miserable" Friday Night Forecast appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2020-07-11 03:35 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

NJCAA recommends majority shift to spring sports...

Coronavirus concerns steering the ship at the junior college level as well, following the lead of the Ivy League, postponing all sports until the spring and then the Big 10 and Big 12 shifting to a conference-only model. As of Thursday, the NJCAA Presiden...

 2020-07-11 03:30 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

High school football decision looming large...

The coronavirus pandemic isn't going away and neither is the desire to play high school football in the fall. Unfortunately that desire already took a backseat to the current reality in New Mexico where the season was pushed back to the spring on Thur...

 2020-07-11 03:19 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Moss Point residents speak out on Mayor Mario King's indictment...

News 25 reached out to residents of Moss Point for reactions about Mayor Mario King's indictment. While most citizens refused to be on camera, we did get a few comments. One resident told us "I'm trying to be a good Christian and what I mean b...

 2020-07-11 03:08 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Mega Millions winning numbers for July 10th, 2020...

Here are the winning numbers for tonight's Mega Millions draw. The post Mega Millions winning numbers for July 10th, 2020 appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2020-07-11 03:05 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Former Michigan and Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson cut by Kansas City Chiefs...

Former Ole Miss and later Michigan Quarterback Shea Patterson is in the market for a new job. Today, the Kansas City Chiefs cut the former Rebel, just hours after agreeing to terms with back-up Matt Moore. Patterson was a standout at this year's Senio...

 2020-07-11 03:01 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

D'Iberville football: Justin Walley offered by Minnesota...

University of Minnesota hitting the recruiting scene hard on the Mississippi Gulf Coast also offering D'Iberville's Justin Walley on the same day, Thursday. That's his fifth offer since the start of June, the others coming from Colorado, Big 1...

 2020-07-11 02:52 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

George County Football: M.J. Daniels offered by Minnesota...

Also happening Tuesday is a recruitment update from George County's M.J. Daniels. On Twitter, the rising senior say he's dropping a list of his top schools just one day after getting yet another power five offer from Minnesota. The former Ole Miss...

 2020-07-11 02:21 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

City of Jackson summer movie event respects COVID-19 guidelines...

Even under Governor Tate Reeve's new executive order, future movie events should still be good to go....

 2020-07-11 02:03 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Local hospitals are concerned not just about capacity but also staffing...

Hospitals in Mississippi are worried about both space and staffing as hospitalizations rise....

 2020-07-11 01:58 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

07/10 Ryan's "Miserable" Friday Evening Forecast...

Conditions this weekend will be downright uncomfortable as dangerously high heat indices move in while afternoon showers will be harder to come by. The post 07/10 Ryan's "Miserable" Friday Evening Forecast appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

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