Louisville Child Dies After Being Hit by SUV

An investigation continues into the death of a Louisville child who was fatally injured on the street in front of her home.  "She went to the mailbox and from the visual clues at the scene--  and of course, this is all still under investigation--... Read More.

Carthage Firefighter to Graduate From Academy

A Carthage firefighter is among 27 new graduates of the Mississippi State Fire Academy.  Wes Brown underwent an intense seven-week course including online, classroom and hands-on instruction in the areas of fire behavior, fire suppression, rescue, incident command, hazardous materials, and other fire related... Read More.

Mississippi Approaching a Million COVID Cases

Mississippi is on pace to top a million cases of COVID-19 next month.  The State Health Department says, with last week's numbers still being tabulated,  984,614 total cases have been confirmed since the pandemic began.  And we've been averaging more than 3,000 cases a... Read More.

MSDH: State’s Flu Rate Unchanged

Mississippi's flu season is hanging on.  The State Health Department says-- for the third week in a row-- the overall flu rate is the same, with three and a half per cent of patients who saw their doctors during the week ending Feb. 11... Read More.

Man Wounded in Philadelphia Drive-By Shooting

A shooting in Philadelphia has left a man hospitalized in Jackson.  Police Chief Eric Lyons says it happened around noon Thursday on Coleman Street."We had one male subject shot in the hip area," Lyons said.  "It's going to be a drive-by shooting."   The chief... Read More.

Philadelphia Man Gets Federal Prison for Meth Conviction

FROM THE U-S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IN JACKSON:  A Philadelphia, Mississippi man was sentenced to 130 months in federal prison for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Darren LaMarca and Special Agent in Charge Brad Byerley of the Drug Enforcement... Read More.

Five Arrests Made in Louisville Shooting

Louisville police say five suspects-- four of them minors-- are facing charges in a weekend shooting in a convenience store parking lot that left one person dead and five others wounded. They're identified as Nazyrian Goss, 16, Eleshawn Clark, 16, Decameron Moore, 17, Elvandrick... Read More.

Don’t Be Tricked by a Gas Company Scam

A local gas company is warning customers about con men posing as bill collectors.  Atmos Energy says sometimes those crooks come to your door threatening to shut off your gas and demanding money immediately.  But the company says it doesn't send employees to collect... Read More.

Gas Prices in MS Falling Slowly After 30-Cent Jump

After climbing for two weeks, the price of gas in Mississippi has started falling slowly.  AAA says the average price statewide peaked at $3.18 on Saturday after a 30-cent jump.   It's dropped a couple of cents since then. The auto club says Leake County... Read More.