11 hrs ago
Miss. bus driver strikes of the past much shorter than JPS protest
Bus driver strikes in Mississippi are rare, and when they do happen, they do not last as long as this JPS bus driver protest has, six days as of Wednesday morning In 2007, The Hazelhurst City School district bus drivers went on strike March 2007 when the district did not pay them for a two-week pay period.
16 hrs ago
Preliminary findings say agent shot by officer
A preliminary investigation suggests a U.S. Marshals Service task force agent was shot and wounded by another officer during the search for a murder suspect in Mississippi last week, an official said Wednesday.
23 hrs ago
Authorities bust Jackson marijuana operation
Hinds County Sheriff's Department officers this week busted a drug operation at 1848 Willaneel Drive in Jackson, netting marijuana and materials for selling it, cash and guns.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Man sentenced to life without parole in 2010 robbery murder
Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith announced Monday, James Jaderrick Atkinson, 21, of Bolton, has pled guilty to the Aug. 2, 2010 murder of Robert Hill, Jr., also of Bolton.
West Nile weekly report released
Hinds County is the only county reporting a new case of West Nile Virus this week.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Mediation ordered in circuit clerk's case
Mediation talks are scheduled for Jan. 30 in a dispute over $671,751 in excessive salary and fees involving Warren County Circuit Clerk Shelly Ashley-Palmertree.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Allain appointees reflect on late governor's legacy
Reuben Anderson was on the team of civil rights lawyers who sued the state of Mississippi in the early 1960s to force integration of public schools.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Teen convicted of killing over $4.74 in gas
Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith announced the conviction in a news release Wednesday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Officer: Not clear who shot agent during search
The wounded officer, a Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agent assigned to the federal agency's task force, was grazed on the stomach by a shot during the search for Lucious Perkins, wanted for capital murder in Jackson.
People & Places
Ballet Mississippi commemorates 50 years of ballet with celebratory performances of The Nutcracker at Thalia Mara Hall on December 7 at 7:30 p.m. and December 8 at 2 p.m. Ticket prices are $15-$30.
State closes Health Department clinic in Clinton
The state has closed Clinton's Department of Health clinic located at the intersection of Cynthia Drive and Northside Drive, officials said today.
Mississippi Business Journal
Eye clinic operator faces Medicaid fraud charges
JACKSON - The owner of a Jackson eye clinic is facing charges of Medicaid fraud, according to Attorney General Jim Hood.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Clinton sending message to criminals via new police precincts
Many Clinton residents would agree the city's 50-member police force is highly visible in neighborhoods and on main arteries.
Hood's credit card lawsuit in jurisdiction dispute
JACKSON -- Attorney General Jim Hood's lawsuit against six credit card insurers should be returned to state chancery court, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Monday.
Deadline looms for Hinds County jail administrator hire
Less than a month before a court-ordered deadline to hire a new jail administrator, Hinds County has received seven applications -- with just three of those candidates meeting bare-bones qualifications.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
West Nile numbers continue rising
More human West Nile Virus cases are reported by the Mississippi State Department of Health.
Santa makes a sweet entrance at parade
"Merry Ole Town of Jackson" was a fitting theme for this year's Christmas parade, as hundreds of people got into the holiday spirit downtown.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Religious leaders promote national AIDS day
"WORLD AIDS DAY" IS SUNDAY. BUT-- A GROUP OF PASTORS AREN'T WAITING UNTIL THEN-- TO GET THE WORD OUT.
Father arrested for stabbing son on Thanksgiving
The Hinds County Sheriff's Dept. is investigating a Thanksgiving Day stabbing near Terry.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Jackson eye clinic owner in custody for Medicaid fraud charges
The owner of a Jackson eye clinic turned herself into authorities after being indicted for Medicaid fraud.