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  • Teen arrested after one critically injured in Jackson shooting
    by Kaitlin Howell on March 3, 2024 at 1:51 pm

    JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police arrested for a 17-year-old in connection to a shooting that critically injured a person. Police announced the arrest of Cory Mitchell on Sunday, March 3. He was wanted on an aggravated assault charge. The […]

  • Hundreds attend JXN Food & Wine Festival
    by Delesha Banks on March 3, 2024 at 12:48 pm

    JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - The City of Jackson hosted the inaugural JXN Food & Wine Festival on Saturday, March 2. “I never been to Mississippi before. This has been a good experience. I've never seen a lot of random people. I just came here […]

  • Mississippi consumers attend The Home Show in Pearl
    by Delesha Banks on March 3, 2024 at 12:28 pm

    PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) - The Home Show hosted consumers for its third year at the Clyde Muse Center in Pearl. People from across Mississippi got the opportunity to enjoy a flea market-style setting with different vendor selections. The Home Show has […]

  • Mississippi governor proclaims March as Wildfire Prevention Month
    by Kaitlin Howell on March 3, 2024 at 11:08 am

    JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Governor Tate Reeves (R-Miss.) recently signed a proclamation to declare March as "Wildfire Prevention Month" in Mississippi. Officials said the proclamation aims to raise awareness about each Mississippian's significant role […]

  • Teen wanted after one critically injured in Jackson shooting
    by Kaitlin Howell on March 2, 2024 at 9:44 pm

    JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Jackson police are searching for a 17-year-old in connection to a shooting that critically injured a person. The shooting happened in the area of Jayne Avenue and Lindsey Drive on Friday, March 1. Detective Tommie Brown said […]

  • Mississippi deputy injured in shooting, passenger killed
    by Kaitlin Howell on March 2, 2024 at 9:02 am

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - A Lauderdale County deputy was injured and a suspect was killed during an officer-involved shooting, according to authorities. The shooting occurred on Friday, March 1 on Poplar Springs Drive in Meridian. Bailey […]

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