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 2021-05-09 02:34 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

65-year-old Vancleave man dies after crashing into John Deere tractor in George County...

A 65-year-old Vancleave man died after crashing into a John Deere tractor in George County Friday afternoon....

 2021-05-09 02:12 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Arkansas to drop out of federal pandemic unemployment programs...

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says the programs have outlived their usefulness and may be causing the state more harm than good....

 2021-05-09 01:23 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Suspect in custody after Montgomery, Ala. officers shot...

There is a large police presence in a north Montgomery neighborhood....

 2021-05-09 01:17 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

String of satellites baffles residents, bugs astronomers...

A string of lights that lobbed across the night sky in parts of the U.S. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday had some people wondering if a fleet of UFOs was coming, but it had others— mostly amateur stargazers and professional astronomers— lame...

 2021-05-09 01:13 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Shoppers plan to spend average of $220 on mom this year, retailers say...

The National Retail Federation says spending is expected to total $28.1B, up $1.4B from last year....

 2021-05-09 00:49 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

2020 JSU graduate delivers keynote address to his own class one year later...

Jordan Jefferson is now pursuing a master's degree at Harvard University....

 2021-05-09 00:07 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

VPD: Man shot in hip after argument, shooter fled scene...

The gunman took off on foot before officers arrived on the scene, police say....

 2021-05-08 23:36 

Sun Herald

East Central has the Coast's youngest lineup, but it's as dangerous as it's ever been...

East Central High School baseball has a young squad that beat Long Beach MS in the Class 5A playoffs. The Hornets take on the West Jones Mustangs next....

 2021-05-08 23:34 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Arkansas man identified from human remains found along I-40...

Special agents with the Arkansas State Police have confirmed the identity of a body that was found Friday along I-40....

 2021-05-08 23:08 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Child tax credits begin in July, IRS urging people with children to file returns ASAP...

Payments run from July through December....

 2021-05-08 23:00 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Police: 3 hurt in Florida mall shooting, suspects in custody...

A shooting at an upscale South Florida shopping mall that began as a fight between two groups of people left three people injured Saturday afternoon and sent mall patrons fleeing and ducking for cover, police and local news reports said....

 2021-05-08 22:10 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

First Alert Forecast: quiet & mild evening, rain & few strong storms to return by late Sunday...
 2021-05-08 21:49 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Spillway Fisherman Group thanks moms at Stewpot with 120 pounds of crappie...

Stewpot says the fisherman say thank you to mom in this unique way annually....

 2021-05-08 21:07 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

4 suspects arrested in connection to shooting of MPD officer, ATF agent...

4 suspects arrested in connection to shooting of MPD and ATF agent...

 2021-05-08 20:22 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Lloyd Price, singer and early rock influence, dies at 88...

Singer-songwriter Lloyd Price, an early rock 'n roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such up-tempo favorites as "Lawdy Miss Clawdy," "Personality"; and the semi-forbidden "Stagger Lee," has died. He was 88....

 2021-05-08 20:09 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Obama dog Bo, once a White House celebrity, dies from cancer...

Former President Barack Obama's dog Bo died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Obamas said on social media....

 2021-05-08 17:39 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Video shows Pearl police officers dropping off person in downtown Jackson...

The person was dropped off in downtown Jackson....

 2021-05-08 17:37 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Authorities: 3 dead, 2 hurt after shooting, fire in Maryland...

A police spokeswoman said that in addition to the suspect, two others were dead, two were injured and two were unaccounted for....

 2021-05-08 17:33 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Archaeologists discover remains of 9 Neanderthals near Rome...

Archaeologists said the cave had perfectly preserved the environment of 50,000 years ago....

 2021-05-08 16:21 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Tawny Kitaen, actress famous for '80s music video cameos, dead at 59...

Kitaen died at her home in Newport Beach, California, according to a report from Variety....

 2021-05-08 15:36 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

States scale back vaccine orders as interest in shots wanes...

More than 150 million Americans — about 57% of the adult population — have received at least one dose of vaccine....

 2021-05-08 15:27 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Reeves touts Google's economic impact on Magnolia State...

Google says it's helped generate $180m in economic activity for Mississippi businesses....

 2021-05-08 14:38 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Bomb kills at least 25 people near school in Afghan capital...

Images circulating on social media purportedly showed smoke rising above the neighborhood....

 2021-05-08 13:50 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

US pipeline company halts some operations after cyberattack...

In a statement, Colonial Pipeline said the attack took place Friday and also affected some of its information technology systems....

 2021-05-08 13:24 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Jackson Zoo reopens Sat. after being temporarily closed due to power outages...

Jackson Zoological Park reopens Saturday after being closed following storms....

 2021-05-08 12:33 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

EU agrees potential 1.8 billion-dose purchase of Pfizer jab...

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen tweeted that her office "has just approved a contract for a guaranteed 900 million doses" with the same amount of doses as a future option....

 2021-05-08 11:03 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Mississippi marijuana proposal hits snag over public notice...

The Mississippi secretary of state says signature gathering will be delayed for a broad-based marijuana legalization proposal because of an error in notifying the public....

 2021-05-08 10:30 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

EU says US stand on patent virus waiver is no 'magic bullet'...

The U.S. has kept a tight lid on exports of American-made vaccines so it can inoculate its own population first....

 2021-05-08 10:04 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

First Alert Forecast: quiet & mainly sunny today, rain & storms to return by late Mother's Day...
 2021-05-08 10:00 

Sun Herald

Everything you need to know about the 2021 return of the Shuckers to Biloxi...

The Biloxi Shuckers open the 2021 season with stars like Brice Turang on the roster. There are COVID-19 protocols like masks in place at MGM Park....

 2021-05-08 07:15 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Online speech shield under fire as Trump Facebook ban stays...

Facebook played an integral role in both of Donald Trump's campaigns....

 2021-05-08 06:22 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Hoglund exits early with injury, Texas A&M walks off Ole Miss...

Will Frizzell had the final word on Friday as the Texas A&M Aggies knocked off Ole Miss with a walk-off solo home run...

 2021-05-08 04:59 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Prospects dim for passage of LGBTQ rights bill in Senate...

Legislation that would create new protections for LGBTQ Americans is stalling out in the U.S. Senate....

 2021-05-08 04:37 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Becerra strikes out a career-high 17 in win over MVSU...

Jackson State senior starting pitcher Anthony Becerra had a career night...

 2021-05-08 04:33 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

MacLeod fans seven as MSU strikes first in big series...

For the ninth time in 2021, the Mississippi State baseball program opened a series with a victory...

 2021-05-08 04:29 

Sun Herald

'That boy hits bombs.' D'Iberville baseball's MSU commit flashes big power in Game 1 win...

Mississippi State baseball commit Logan Forsythe lifted D'Iberville High School baseball over Harrison Central in the 6A playoffs....

 2021-05-08 04:26 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Analysis: COVID-19 vaccinations in Miss. plunge more than 60 percent over last five weeks...

What Gov. Tate Reeves alluded to in March is already happening much faster than some experts anticipated: fewer Mississippians are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 each week since March 27, a 66 percent decrease in daily average doses over that timefra...

 2021-05-08 04:14 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Veteran walking from Miss. to Minn. to bring awareness to veteran suicide...

Army Veteran Chris Cambre is on a mission to walk from Mississippi to Minnesota to raise awareness about veteran suicide....

 2021-05-08 03:43 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

'He was the best kid you could ever ask for.' Mother of USM student who drowned remembers son...

The mother of a University of Southern Mississippi student who drowned over the weekend is remembering her son after his tragic death....

 2021-05-08 03:40 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Mega Millions winning number for May 7th, 2021...

Here are the winning numbers for tonight's Mega Millions draw. All numbers are unofficial until certified by the Mississippi Lottery Corporation. The post Mega Millions winning number for May 7th, 2021 appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-05-08 03:37 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Biloxi Shuckers' record night at the ball park...

On the Minor League diamond, Biloxi Shuckers falling to the Birmingham Barons for the third time in four games to start the 2021 season as they drop this one 7-3. Now here's a night at the ball park the Biloxi Shuckers won't soon forget. Last nigh...

 2021-05-08 03:35 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

High School Baseball: D'Iberville vs. Harrison Central...

As far as second round playoff series go, doesn't get much better than D'Iberville and Harrison Central. For starters, they occupy the same school district and better yet, they split their two-game regular season series. D'Iberville hosting ga...

 2021-05-08 03:33 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

High School Softball: Vancleave vs. North Pike...

Lady Bulldogs rolling out the welcome mat for North Pike on the brink of history if they can win this series. Lady Bulldogs win game one 11-4. The post High School Softball: Vancleave vs. North Pike appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-05-08 03:32 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

High School Baseball: Vancleave vs. Sumrall...

Vancleave hosting a win-or-go home second round playoff baseball game, taking on Sumrall. Sumrall wins 15-7. The post High School Baseball: Vancleave vs. Sumrall appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-05-08 03:24 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Caledonia World War II veteran receives honor for his service...

Former World War II mortarman, Bradford Freeman, received a challenge coin from the Chairman of the Joints Chief of Staff in honor of his bravery during battle....

 2021-05-08 02:44 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

CASH 3 draw winning numbers for May 7th, 2021...

The CASH 3 draw winning numbers for May 7th are: 3-0-5. All numbers are unofficial until certified by the Mississippi Lottery Corporation. The post CASH 3 draw winning numbers for May 7th, 2021 appeared first on WXXV 25 ....

 2021-05-08 02:25 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Shuck Cancer Bike Ride in Downtown Biloxi...

Bicyclists from across the Coast hopped on their bikes and road around Downtown Biloxi this evening to benefit local cancer patients. As a part of the American Cancer Society's Shuck Cancer Fundraising Event, Shucker of the year honoree Bobby Gillon o...

 2021-05-08 01:51 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Waveland man finds 18 tombstones in backyard, one dating back to 1800s...

Since November, John White has found 18 partial tombstones in his Waveland backyard. But his efforts to find information on the deceased has hit a dead end....

 2021-05-08 01:08 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Eighth annual Mother's Day Cookout for Seniors in Biloxi...

Mother's Day weekend is starting early here on the Coast. Earlier today in Biloxi, Woolmarket Senior Center and St. Joseph's Hospice hosted their eighth annual Mother's Day Cookout. Last year, the event was canceled due to COVID, but now it is...

 2021-05-08 00:36 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

College Board's upcoming vacancies bring up questions about Governor's appointment timeline...

Governor Tate Reeves has not yet named new College Board members....

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