Two hospital police officers changed their report about where they released a man after he was killed in highway traffic.WAPT-TV reports the University of Mississippi Medical Center officers originally reported they released 26-year-old Jaylion Jim at a downtown Jackson jail on June 18.... Read More.
Two Mississippi-licensed physicians and two Mississippi-licensed registered nurses were charged in an indictment unsealed today for their roles in a multimillion dollar scheme to defraud TRICARE, the health care benefit program serving U.S. military, veterans and their... Read More.
Around 300,000 Mississippi adults do not have health insurance and are not eligible for Medicaid. That's where 'Mississippi Cares' aims to make a change.It's not Obama Care and it's not an expansion of Medicaid. It's a new health care proposal that just might benefit... Read More.
Mississippi voters can start casting absentee ballots for the Aug. 6 party primaries for governor and other statewide, regional, legislative and county offices.Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says circuit clerks began accepting absentee ballots Monday.People may vote absentee for several reasons, including if they... Read More.
Eighteen airports in Mississippi will receive federal money to make improvements, including rehabilitation of some runways.Several Mississippi airports received airport infrastructure grants through the Airport Improvement Program on Monday.Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith announced $4.8 million in grants from the U.S. Department of... Read More.
Muscle Shoals musician/historian Johnny Belew spoke with Breezy 101’s Breck Riley Monday morning about Muscle Shoals and the Boswell Media Mississippi Songwriter of the Year contest.The Boswell Media Mississippi Songwriter of the Year competition will be held at Jason’s Southern Table in downtown... Read More.
The Kemper County Sheriff's Department has made two arrests in a recent burglary case.Kemper County Sheriff James Moore says a cash register and ATM were taken in a break-in at Preston general Store June 17.Moore says Joe White and Tykeal Petty were in custody... Read More.
Michael L Pickett, 43, 616 56th Ave, Philadelphia, driving under the influence (DUI) 1st offensePierce Breeken, 25, 11190 Road 610, Philadelphia, possession of paraphernaliaElizabeth Daniels, 53, 10361 Road 567, Philadelphia, disturbing the peaceLynnita King, 29, 11800 Hwy 16 W, Philadelphia, harassing and threatening phone... Read More.
Louis Brent Ladner, 41, of Kiln, Mississippi, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 92 months in federal prison, followed by 4 years of supervised release, for possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special... Read More.
Three legends in the music industry will serve as judges for the 2019 Boswell Media Mississippi Songwriter of the Year competition.Mississippi native Charlie Ross and Muscle Shoals musician/historian Johnny Belew will return to judge the show for the third straight year. They will be... Read More.
The coroner in Lauderdale County said a Scott County woman died from a heat-related illness.Coroner Clayton Cobler says the 56-year old woman from Forest was found unresponsive inside a car at a parking lot in Scott County June 4th and was taken to a... Read More.