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Man strikes woman with hammer after tussling over her purse in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson Police Department is investigating an aggravated domestic assault after a man struck a woman with a hammer on Sunday afternoon in Jackson. JPD says a 29-year-old woman was in a tussling match with 26-year-old Antonio Golden over her purse when he grabbed a hammer and struck her on her left arm, causing it to break.
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Man accused of attacking woman with hammer on Belvedere Drive

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are searching for a man who allegedly attacked a woman with a hammer. The incident happened Sunday afternoon in the 2600 block of Belvedere Drive. According to police, 26-year-old Antonio Golden and the 29-year-old victim got into a fight over a purse. During the incident, police said Golden struck […]
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Man accused of breaking woman's arm with hammer during assault

JACKSON, Miss. — Jackson police are looking for a man accused of breaking a woman's arm after allegedly fighting over her purse. Police say Antonio Golden, 26, was tussling over a 29-year-old woman's purse on the 2600 block of Belvedere Drive when he grabbed a hammer to break her arm.
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P. Diddy pledges $1M to Jackson State at BET Awards

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Sean “P. Diddy” Combs pledged $1 million each to both Jackson State University (JSU) and Howard University during the BET Awards. HBCU Sports reported he made the pledge to the HBCUs after receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award. According to the website, Combs was a student at Howard before becoming an artist […]
JACKSON, MS
Jackson Free Press

The Nick Wallace Way

Though "farm-to-table" is a popular food and restaurant concept these days, it informed much of Jackson chef Nick Wallace's culinary background. He grew up on a farm near Edwards, Miss., where his family produced most of the food they ate. He started cooking as a child in the kitchen with his grandmothers, Queen Morris and Lennel Donald. In 1999, he received an associate degree in food and beverage management from Hinds Community College.
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Photos: Farmer’s Market a crowd pleaser

Medical Center employees and students got a healthy treat on Thursday at the Office of Well-being’s Farmers Market. If you didn’t go, here’s what you missed: local grass-fed beef, scrumptious bread and baked goods, fresh veggies, a juice bar and more.
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People of the U: Nakita Sherron

She’s worked extra shifts to make sure her unit is covered by a secretary. She’s taken under her wing a homeless patient haunted by his constant worry over where his next meal will come from. Nakita Sherron, unit secretary for the fourth floor of Wiser Hospital, makes it...
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Big turnout for 2022 Mississippi Comic Con

JACKSON, Miss. — Thousands of people flocked to the capital city Saturday and Sunday for the 2022 Mississippi Comic Con. Fans of comics, anime and professional wrestling were at the Mississippi Trade Mart to both buy and sell novelty items and cosplay as their favorite characters. Organizers say the...
JACKSON, MS

Jackson organizations donate water to neighbors

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The City of Jackson held a water distribution on Sunday, prompted by the latest citywide boil water advisory. The water distribution was held at the Sykes Community Center. Neighbors were asked to bring containers to fill up. The distribution happened thanks to collaborative efforts with Mississippi Rapid Response Coalition and Mississippi […]
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