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Mississippi Woman ‘Repeatedly and Forcibly’ Threw Her Infant Daughter on the Road: Police

A woman is accused of murdering her infant daughter. Makaylia Shaylynn Jolley, 20, “repeatedly and forcibly” threw eight-week-old Khalysie Lashay Jolley on a road, say police in Pearl, Mississippi. Khalysie initially survived injuries, but she died Saturday, officers said. Now the attempted murder charge against her mother will be upgraded to capital murder, cops said.
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Jackson neighbors notice spike in water bills

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A Jackson City Councilman said the city needs to look into complaints from one community over water bills that some said are spiking, despite the installation of new water meters. Neighbors who live in the 3800 block of Camilla Drive are complaining over what they said is a jump in their […]
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Police: Teens arrested after breaking into car dealership, running from cops

YAZOO CITY, Miss. (WLBT) – Two teens have been arrested and charged after breaking into a Yazoo City car dealership early Saturday morning, police say. The 16 and 17-year-old allegedly hopped the fence of American Automotive around midnight and broke into the business, stealing car keys from inside. This...
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Canton woman dies in crash on Highway 16

MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A Canton woman died in a single-car crash on Highway 16 in Madison County on Sunday, May 15. Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) officers responded to the scene near Highway 17 around 1:00 p.m. They said Little R. Smith, 51, of Canton, was driving east on the highway when the Silverado […]
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Two wanted for appliance theft from Brandon home

BRANDON, Miss. (WJTV) – Brandon police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two people wanted in connection to a theft that happened at a home under construction on Saturday, April 30. Police said security video shows a man and a woman entering the construction site around 10:00 p.m. with a cordless drill. They […]
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Officers picked for pilot behavioral intervention program named Top Cops

Police officers Shaun Hiley and Garry Lee didn’t know it at the time, but the career detours, relocations, chance encounters, and even deployments they’ve endured during a combined 30-plus years in law enforcement were preparing them for a calling for which they both are uniquely qualified. Tapped in...
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Some Jackson residents say they are still being overcharged for water

JACKSON, Miss. — Some residents in Jackson said they are being overcharged on their water bills after the city failed to replace all the water meters. The city recently hired a company to replace the faulty water meters installed by Siemens. "They're replacing some meters, not all of them,"...
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Planet Fitness offers free access to teens all summer

PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) – This summer high school students between the ages of 14 to 19 can work out for free at any Planet Fitness location nationwide. The ‘High School Summer Pass’ runs from May 16 to Aug. 31 and is part of their initiative working to improve teens’ mental and physical health. You can sign up […]
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JSU reflects on 52nd anniversary of Gibbs-Green tragedy

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The 52nd annual commemoration of the Gibbs-Green tragedy at Jackson State University (JSU) was held on Saturday, May 14. It brought back heartache to many. In the late hours of May 14 and into the early morning of May 15, 1970, Jackson police and Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers marched onto the […]
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