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Monday | WAPT-TV Jackson

Heavy rain falls Monday morning in Jackson

MANY AREAS ARE SEEING SIGNIFICANT FLOODING AFTER LAST WEEK'S STORM - AND TODAY'S RAIN SURELY WON'T MAKE MATTERS ANY BETTER.

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Related Topix: Weather, Jackson, MS, Natural Disasters, Flood

Fri Apr 11, 2014

NewsOK.com

Judge to look again at releasing Kemper records

A judge will sort out which records about Mississippi Power Co.' s Kemper County power plant should be released to a group that opposes the plant.

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Related Topix: Kemper County, MS

WLBT-TV Jackson

EMT receives honor for saving partner's life

In July, Paramedic Jennifer Hesselbein was severely injured while responding to a fatal accident near Woodrow Wilson and Industrial Drive in Jackson.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

Court denies appeal by circuit clerk to use tax money for defense

VICKSBURG - State Auditor Stacey Pickering reports the Mississippi Supreme Court has denied the interlocutory appeal filed by Warren County Circuit Clerk Shelly Ashley-Palmertree.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MS, Warren County, MS

WAPT-TV Jackson

Bobby Delaughter breaks silence

HERO. IN MEDIA ENCODER UNDER GHOSTS OF MISSISSIPPI: THE PERSON WHO PULLED THE TRIGGER...IS THIS DEFENDANT.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

DeLaughter breaks silence about what landed him in prison

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Related Topix: Ghosts of Mississippi, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Alec Baldwin

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Clarion-Ledger

Warning to public: Stay out of contaminated floodwaters

Miss. Gov. Phil Bryant on child mental health: Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant announces partnership to help provide mental health services for children between UMMC and MS Childrens Home Services.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Pearl River, MS, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Pearl, MS

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Clarion-Ledger

State settles litigation with Hinds Supervisor Graham

Hinds County Supervisor Robert Graham has reached a settlement with the state auditor's office involving litigation concerning Graham's conducting training while employed by the Jackson Police Department, according to a release Tuesday.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Hinds Co. officials warn of flooding near Pearl River

As the Pearl River continues to rise, reservoir officials are increasing the outflow of water, which Hinds County officials said will cause flooding problems.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Jackson, MS, Rankin County, MS

MotherJones

There Are 10 Times More Mentally Ill People Behind Bars Than in State Hospitals

Severe mental illnesses, like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, are brain diseases - biological conditions like heart disease or epilepsy.

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Courthouse News Service

Mom Claims Baptist Minister is a Lech

A Baptist minister lured a 13-year-old girl into his hotel room and had sex with her during a Baptist State Convention in 2012, continuing a pattern of lewd behavior that church leaders knew about but failed to prevent, the girl's mother claims in court.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MS

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Clarion-Ledger

Jackson man in court for killing teen stepdaughter, injuring wife

The Jackson man charged in the shooting death of his 19-year-old stepdaughter and aggravated assault on his wife is scheduled to be in Hinds County Court today for his preliminary hearing.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Sat Apr 05, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

West Nile numbers continue rising

More human West Nile Virus cases are reported by the Mississippi State Department of Health.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Mississippi State, MS, Rankin County, MS, Lamar County, MS

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Stokes takes action on the Jail Riot

ONE ELECTED OFFICIAL SAYS HE'S TAKING ACTION AGAINST THE HINDS COUNTY SHERIFF -- AND MANAGEMENT AT THE RAYMOND JAIL.

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Related Topix: Prison

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Jail concerns follow fatal inmate fight

HINDS COUNTY DETENTION CENTER IN RAYMOND. 16 WAPT'S TAMMY ESTWICK SHOWS US WHAT HAPPENED TODAY.

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Related Topix: Prison, Raymond, MS

WAPT-TV Jackson

State, county officials concerned about safety of jail

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Related Topix: Madison, MS, Rankin County, MS

WMC-TV Memphis

2 sentenced in Jackson apartment slaying

Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith says two Jackson men have pleaded guilty to charges related to a fatal shooting and robbery at a local apartment complex.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Clarion-Ledger

Supervisors declare a state of emergency at Raymond jail

In an emerergency called meeting Tuesday, the Hinds County Board of Supervisors declared a state of emergency for the entire physical facility at the Hinds County Detention Center at Raymond.

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Related Topix: Raymond, MS

The Clarion-Ledger

JPD offers new insights on fatal Hinds County Detention Center riot

On Tuesday, Jackson Police Chief Lindsey Horton was able to shed new light on some of the events surrounding a fight at the Hinds County Detention Center which left one inmate dead and five others injured.

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Related Topix: Raymond, MS

WAPT-TV Jackson

1 killed, 5 injured in jail fight

IN POD "A" THAT'S AN AREA OF THE JAIL THAT CAN HOLD WELL OVER 100 INMATES. JAIL OFFICALS SAY THEY WERE ABLE TO QUICKLY DEFUSE THE SITAUTION.

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