Katey Roh, WJTV 12 News

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WJTV 12 News

Jackson, MS, United States

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Past articles by Katey:

Mississippi River slowly receding after historic flooding

WARREN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The flooding in the Yazoo Backwater is slowly receding, but once the water goes down, the work is not over. According to John Elfer with the Warren County Emergency Management Agency, all of the floodgates are open. It may take months, but when the water does recede, homeowners need to […] → Read More

Mississippi family cat saves owner's life during house fire

A Smith County family was inside their mobile home when it caught fire Easter morning, they tell WJTV if it wasn't for their beloved cat they may not of made it out in time. → Read More

Son remembers dad and 5 uncles who served in WW2

For Veteran's Day, a Jackson man reflects on the story of his father and five uncles on the front lines of World War II, and his grandmother who sent six sons to war. → Read More

New marijuana-derived drug testing is underway to treat seizures

A clinical trial is underway at UMMC for a new marijuana-derived drug to treat seizures in children. → Read More

Escaped inmate Michael Amos back in custody

Holmes county escapee Michael Amos is back in custody. → Read More

Hattiesburg man charged in son's death denied bond

A Hattiesburg man is denied bond after being charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of his son. → Read More

Man in critical condition after hit and run

Jackson police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that sent a man to the hospital. → Read More

Police: Man crashes into car after stealing truck and kills 2 people

A car fire claims the life of two people in Vicksburg, after a man allegedly steals a truck and crashes head-on into the victim's car. → Read More

Crews clear debris on Highway 49 after dam break

U.S. Highway 49 in Rankin County was temporarily shut down after a dam break. → Read More

Jackson Public Schools students to return Monday

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - The citywide water crisis continues as city leaders work to resolve the issues. They held a news conference Sunday afternoon. One of the biggest takeaways is that Jackson Public School students will return back to school Monday. They will be able to feed students, and there will be porter potties and → Read More

Lucky Town Brewery prepared for water crisis

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - an infrastructure nightmare has taken over Jackson. From low water pressure to a city wide boil water notice, some businesses are starting to suffer, but that's not the case for lucky town brewery says Ruben Antvelink, "good water pressure, clean water, our bathrooms are running fine." And it's all thanks to → Read More

Who to ride with on New Year’s Eve

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - For 3 generations Tyra Dean's family has owned Deluxe Cab, "we'll be going on 50 years next year" This 49-year-old business has seen just about everything, and every year, it comes as no surprise that drivers must be ready for a busy night come New Year's Eve, "a lot → Read More

Christmas kick off in Vicksburg

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) - The Christmas spirit can be found just about everywhere in Vicksburg this weekend. As hundreds made their way downtown to see the city's Christmas tree light up for the first time this season, "everybody seems to like it and we get our church choirs involved in it on our steps on → Read More

Daughter of organ donor meets recipient 18 years later

FLOWOOD, Miss (WJTV) - September 5, 1999 is a day forever imprinted on Lywanda White's mind, "9:15 am, I went ahead and pronounced him dead, as I took him off the incubator because we wanted to see if he could breath by himself and he couldn't and by 10 A.M. I was signing the papers → Read More

AMR helps bring senior citizens home for the holiday

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Giving thanks and spending time with your loved one's is what the holidays are all about. But some don't have the ability or means to return home. WJTV's Katey Roh tagged along as AMR Ambulance Service brought a handful of senior citizens home for the holiday. For 26 years, AMR has → Read More

Student at Millsaps College awarded prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

JACKSON, MISS. (WJTV) - Each year 32 students from the United States are selected as Rhodes Scholars. Those chosen will get to complete their post grad studies at Oxford University in England, and this year, a student from Millsaps College took home one of those coveted scholarships. Senior, Noah Barbieri, says "it was the most → Read More

Kingston Frazier Family Speaks

It's been 6 months since Kingston Frazier's life was cut short, but for his family it feels like yesterday. → Read More

Firefighters save little girl’s life

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - A little girl is recovering after 4 firemen save her from being trapped in her burning home. Captain John Walker, was one of four fire fighters who responded to the call, "there was so much smoke you couldn't even see the house in front of you." And inside a little girl → Read More

Gateway Rescue Mission raising money for shelter

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - The Gateway Rescue Mission needs your help, as they try to raise $3,000 for their shelter. And for Dexter Pollet Gateway is more than just a place of work, it saved his life, "Gateway helped me spiritually, God has strengthened me when I was weak, little did I know that it → Read More

Evacuees fill hotels in the Metro

Some people left the Mississippi Gulf Coast and evacuated to the metro ahead of Hurricane Nate's arrival → Read More