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 2020-04-08 10:28 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Census sends paper forms to laggards as Midwest sets pace...

Starting Wednesday, the U.S. Census Bureau is mailing out paper forms to 65.6 million homes whose residents haven't yet answered the once-a-decade questionnaire....

 2020-04-08 10:23 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

First Alert Forecast: warm Wednesday; few storms possible...

A few isolated storms developing Wednesday afternoon and evening...

 2020-04-08 10:05 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Girl, 5, killed in shooting, sister injured after felons argue over $180, Fla. police say...

Deputies say four people got into a fight over $180 in the parking lot of a convenience store when gunfire broke out, catching two young sisters in the crossfire....

 2020-04-08 09:24 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

New York's coronavirus toll tops 9/11, while Wuhan ends lockdown...

In the U.S., some of the deadliest hot spots are Detroit, New Orleans and the New York metropolitan area, which includes parts of Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut....

 2020-04-08 08:33 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Here is the latest Gulf Coast Conference sports news from The Associated Press...

Here is the latest Gulf Coast Conference sports news from The Associated Press...

 2020-04-08 08:23 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Latest Mississippi news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. CDT...

Latest Mississippi news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. CDT...

 2020-04-08 08:23 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Latest Louisiana news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. CDT...

Latest Louisiana news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. CDT...

 2020-04-08 07:54 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

CDC weighs loosening back-to-work guidelines for some exposed to coronavirus...

In fashioning the recommendations, the Trump administration appeared to be trying to balance political and public health concerns....

 2020-04-08 06:02 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'It broke my heart': Neb. couple finds hours-old baby abandoned on porch...

Police are searching for the woman who was seen leaving the large plastic bag in which the baby was found on the couple's porch....

 2020-04-08 04:45 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

MDHS distributes more than $72 million in SNAP benefits...

DHS distributed $72,540,784 dollars around the state through the program since the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-04-08 04:17 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

UMMC doctor's DIY face mask video goes viral...

Just two weeks ago, Dr. Vick posted the now viral video teaching you at home how to sew your own mask....

 2020-04-08 04:15 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

04/07 Ryan's "Warm, Foggy" Tuesday Night Forecast...

More warm, low visibility conditions moving in tonight with very little change in the days ahead. The post 04/07 Ryan's "Warm, Foggy" Tuesday Night Forecast appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2020-04-08 04:05 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Your pets can't give you coronavirus, but you can give it to them...

Experts say you may be more of a danger to your pet than they are to you....

 2020-04-08 04:02 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Texas woman, 18, arrested after threatening to spread coronavirus, police say...

Police charged the suspect with terroristic threat, a third-degree felony, after she surrendered....

 2020-04-08 03:49 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Information on the Payroll Protection Program...

As the Coronavirus pandemic rages on, the federal government is lending small businesses a helping hand. The 'Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security' Act or CARES Act continues to offer support to those impacted by COVID-19. "The CARES...

 2020-04-08 03:46 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Starkville Board of Aldermen set city-wide curfew...

A city-wide curfew has been set for Starkville....

 2020-04-08 03:45 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Hattiesburg housing coordinator dies from COVID-19...

The city announced the death of Kvin Jordan, the housing coordinator in Urban Development. Jordan was 58 years old....

 2020-04-08 03:37 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Mississippi State baseball looking ahead...

On March 11th, the Mississippi State baseball team completed a two-game sweep of Texas Tech in the Inaugural Hancock Whitney Classic at MGM Park in Biloxi. On March 12th, the NCAA canceled all remaining winter and spring championships due to the Coronavir...

 2020-04-08 03:30 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

MSU AD releases statement on Mike Leach Twitter controversy...

Not even three months into his tenure as the head football coach at Mississippi State, Mike Leach is starting to make a bad first impression in Starkville. Last week, he made an ill advised Twitter post that was supposed to be a joke about the coronavirus...

 2020-04-08 03:05 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Mega Millions winning numbers for April 7th, 2020...

Here are the winning numbers for tonight's Mega Millions draw. The post Mega Millions winning numbers for April 7th, 2020 appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2020-04-08 02:59 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

MGCCC's Daphane White tabbed as NJCAA All-American...

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has a women's basketball All American in the form of St. Martin alum Daphane White. The former Mississippi State signee was named to the second team on Tuesday as the only player from the MACJC to earn national...

 2020-04-08 02:56 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Mississippi State softball staying optimistic...

On the other Starkville diamond, the Mississippi State softball program is trying to stay equally optimistic following a record-setting start to the 2020 campaign. Alongside UCLA, the Lady Bulldogs were one of just two teams to reach 25 wins at the time t...

 2020-04-08 02:39 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Locals join fight against coronavirus by making masks for healthcare workers...

Healthcare workers around the country are dealing with the shortage of personal protective equipment while they work to save lives....

 2020-04-08 02:20 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Cathead Distillery providing free hand sanitizer at 6 locations Wednesday...

First responders, police and fire, will also be receiving one time hazard pay of $6 hundred dollars....

 2020-04-08 02:12 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Moss Point Mayor's Zoom meeting hacked with racially charged messages...

Tonight during a Moss Point board meeting on Facebook Live, Mayor Mario King was surprised with vulgar and racial messages. Mayor King told News 25 his board meeting on Zoom was hacked. The meeting was broadcast on Facebook Live with over 60 public viewer...

 2020-04-08 01:57 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73...

Americana legend, John Prine, has died from COVID-19 complications, according to the New York Times. He was 73....

 2020-04-08 01:43 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

One-on-one with Dr. Fauci: The next hot zones, African American deaths, and safety for factory workers...

Dr. Anthony Fauci is now a familiar face to Americans as he gives daily updates at the White House. Gray Television Washington Bureau Chief Jacqueline Policastro talked to him Tuesday about what communities across the country are facing....

 2020-04-08 01:20 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Earl Graves Sr., founder of Black Enterprise magazine, dies...

Graves launched his magazine, Black Enterprise, in 1970. He later said his aim was to educate, inspire and uplift his readers....

 2020-04-08 01:09 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Matthew McConaughey plays virtual bingo with seniors...

Actor Matthew McConaughey is cheering up some seniors isolated in his home state of Texas and his family is getting in on the fun. Virtual bingo: that's the Oscar winner's latest plan to help Texans get through the pandemic. He played it with resi...

 2020-04-08 00:45 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Lowe's closing on Easter Sunday to give workers a break...

Workers at Lowe's are getting Easter off. The home improvement retailer says all stores and distribution centers in the U.S. and Canada will be closed on Easter Sunday, a move that allows essential workers a day off amid the coronavirus pandemic. Lowe...

 2020-04-08 00:41 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Hal Willner, longtime 'Saturday Night Live' staple, has died...

Willner had selected music for skits on "Saturday Night Live" since 1980. He produced albums for Lucinda Williams, Lou Reed and Marianne Faithfull, who is currently being treated for the coronavirus in a London hospital....

 2020-04-08 00:18 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Court drops rape, other charges against megachurch leader...

A California appeals court has dismissed the criminal case against a Mexican megachurch leader facing charges of child rape and human trafficking....

 2020-04-08 00:17 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

04/07 Ryan's "Muggy" Tuesday Evening Forecast...

More warm and humid conditions tonight, so expect more clouds and another round of patchy fog. The post 04/07 Ryan's "Muggy" Tuesday Evening Forecast appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2020-04-08 00:07 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Cincy mailman helping customers on route with essential items...

"I didn't do it to receive anything myself. I just did it to help my customers....

 2020-04-08 00:07 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Elvis Presley's longtime friend, Tupelo native dies...

Mr. Guy Harris died on Monday....

 2020-04-07 23:30 

WGBC

[ Meridian ]

Local Group Of Women Make Masks For Health Care Professionals...

In Meridian, a group of ladies are making masks for healthcare professionals to help combat the mask shortage.Retired nurse Julie Martin, said she came up with...

 2020-04-07 23:17 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Trump seeks $250 billion more from Congress for payrolls...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said more money is needed for the popular new $350 billion Paycheck Protection Program....

 2020-04-07 23:16 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Jackson Prep teacher explains how she keeps class fun amidst a pandemic...

Now that schools across the state have temporally closed their doors, students and staff members experience a new normal....

 2020-04-07 23:15 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Humane Society of South Mississippi temporarily closes adoptions...

Due to COVID-19 and the newly regulated shelter-in-place order, the Humane Society of South Mississippi has made some major changes. The adoption, foster, and thrift departments at HSSM are all temporarily closed. All other departments, including pet reso...

 2020-04-07 23:14 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Tuesday Night Weather Forecast...
 2020-04-07 23:06 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Building still going strong in the City of Biloxi...

In the City of Biloxi, it's not business as usual but it is building as usual. While many South Mississippi businesses have temporarily come to a stand-still due to efforts to curb COVID-19 from spreading, Biloxi building projects are right on track, ...

 2020-04-07 23:01 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Trader Joe's, others will close on Easter...

Trader Joe's is joining other stores like Lowe's, Target and Costco in giving their employees a break during the pandemic....

 2020-04-07 23:00 

WGBC

[ Meridian ]

Enterprise School District Stops Meal Delivery...

In Clarke County the Enterprise School District is postponing their meal delivery service due to the increasing spread of COVID-19.Although the district will n...

 2020-04-07 22:57 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Some restaurants have started selling groceries...

Huddle House and Neon Pig are selling grocery items to help with loss of sales...

 2020-04-07 22:57 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Liquor stores sales have dropped since the Shelter in Place order...

Sales at Western Wine and Liquor have dropped since Governor Tate Reeves started the Shelter in Place order...

 2020-04-07 22:40 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Court allows Texas to ban most abortions during virus crisis...

A federal appeals court sided Tuesday with Texas in allowing it to ban most abortions while the state is under an emergency order that limits non-essential surgeries during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-07 22:39 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Pet of the Day: Red needs a forever home...

Many animals at the Jackson County Animal Shelter are in need of a forever home. Red is our pet of the day. He's a seven-year-old pitbull mix, good with dogs, kids, and doesn't seem to mind cats. Adoption Coordinator Maridee Mallette says he's...

 2020-04-07 22:37 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Official explains why more than half of coronavirus deaths in Miss. are African-Americans...

As of Tuesday, 20,370 Mississippians have been tested for the virus with 1,915 of those tests coming back positive....

 2020-04-07 22:26 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

MEMA launches website to help Mississippi businesses...

Today Governor Tate Reeves held another briefing this afternoon, addressing that MEMA launched a new website to help Mississippi businesses. The Mississippi Business Emergency Operations Center is to help Mississippi businesses to prepare for, respond to,...

 2020-04-07 22:26 

Sun Herald

Harrison County chooses interim tax collector following David LaRosa's retirement...

The Harrison County MS Board of Supervisors has chosen Sharon Nash to be interim tax collector after David LaRosa retired recently due to health reasons. Nash worked previously in the office....

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