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Past articles by Cianna:

Bond set for suspect accused of killing man on Highway 25 in Rankin County

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The suspect accused of the shooting death of a man on Highway 25 in Rankin County is facing a first degree murder charge. A preliminary hearing was held on Tuesday, August 2 for 18-year-old Cortland Miekel Phlegm, of Ridgeland. Authorities said he killed 40-year-old William Nicholas Cardin, of Carthage, near Lone […] → Read More

MSDH reports 1,399 new COVID-19 cases

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Mississippi has been increasing over the last few weeks. The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported there were 1,399 new cases on Tuesday, August 2. Twelve additional deaths were reported during that time. The new cases were reported to the department by 3:00 […] → Read More

Endangered/Missing Child Alert issued for 5-year-old Jackson girl

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered / Missing Child Alert for 5-year-old Skylar Brent of Jackson, MS, in Hinds County. Skylar Brent is described as a black female, three-foot eight-inches tall, weighing 60 pounds, with brown eyes and brown, pony tailed hair. Skylar Brent was last seen Wednesday, […] → Read More

Two children wounded in drive-by shooting in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Jackson Police Department is investigating a drive by shooting involving juveniles. According to Deputy Chief Deric Hearn, the shooting happened at 3049 Bienville Drive and four juveniles were driving a white Honda Accord. An 11-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder, a 14-year-old girl was grazed in the neck area […] → Read More

Suspects wanted in drive-by shooting on Capitol Street

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Two women were shot while at a traffic light at Capitol Street and O’Ferell Avenue on Wednesday, July 12. The female victims have been identified as 19-year-old Sedrica Robinson and 20-year-old Reanna Shelton. According to Deputy Chief Deric Hearn, a gold Impala occupied by a male and female suspect drove next […] → Read More

Batson Kids Clinic now offers COVID-19 vaccinations for children 6 months and older

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Children between the ages of six months and four years can receive COVID-19 vaccinations at Children’s of Mississippi’s Batson Kids Clinic on the campus of the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). Vaccinations for children in this age group began July 5 at the clinic, located at 421 S. Stadium Drive […] → Read More

Ridgeland police officer passes away

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Ridgeland Police Department is mourning the loss of a 20-year veteran law enforcement officer, Sgt. Ray Daniels. He passed away at home Sunday, July 10. “Sgt. Ray Daniels was a family man, a wonderful leader and trusted friend to so many. Ridgeland PD and metro law enforcement stand united and support […] → Read More

Mississippi abortion clinic files appeal to reopen

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – An appeal has been filed in the Mississippi Supreme Court regarding the case Jackson Women’s Health Organization v. Thomas E. Dobbs. The challenge by the Jackson Women’s Health Organization comes after Judge Debbra K. Halford denied the clinic’s request for preliminary injunctive relief and refused to block a separate law that […] → Read More

MSDH reports 1,844 COVID-19 cases

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Mississippi have been spiking in recent weeks. On Thursday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 1,844 new cases No deaths were reported. The new cases were reported to the department by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6. This brings the state’s total […] → Read More

Teen shot multiple times on Prentiss Street in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating after a teenage male was shot in the 100 block of Prentiss Street. According to Deputy Chief Deric Hearn, a 17-year-old victim was shot twice about the body. Hearn said the victim is uncooperative with the police and refuses to give information about this incident. If you […] → Read More

MSDH reports 1,350 COVID-19 cases

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Mississippi have been spiking in recent weeks. On Wednesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 1,350 new cases. Sixteen additional deaths were also reported. The new cases were reported to the department by 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5. This brings the […] → Read More

Man shot, killed in yard of Warren County home

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – Warren County deputies are investigating after a 57-year-old man was found dead in the front yard of his home. According to Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace, the victim, Jeffrey Young Sr., had at least one gunshot wound. The incident happened Tuesday, July 5 just after 7:00 p.m. in 6000 block of Castle […] → Read More

Man shot, killed in yard of Warren County home

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – Warren County deputies are investigating after a 57-year-old man was found dead in the front yard of his home. According to Sheriff Pace, the male victim had at least one gunshot wound. The incident happened Tuesday, July 5 just after 7 p.m. in 6000 block of Castle Road. No arrests have been made at this time. This is a developing story. → Read More

City of Jackson remains under state-imposed boil water notice

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – As of Tuesday, July 5, the City of Jackson still remains under a state-imposed boil water notice. The Mississippi State Department of Health issued the notice after water sampling revealed higher than standard turbidity levels. Those higher levels of turbidity, or cloudiness, are still not where they need to be to […] → Read More

Federal agents arrest Saudi “operative” in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – According to the Daily Journal, federal prosecutors have charged a Saudi man living in Mississippi with lying to federal officials. The Brandon resident, Ibrahim Alhussayen, is accused of submitting false statements to federal officials about using an Instagram account to intimidate Saudi citizens living in the United States and Canada who […] → Read More

Infant found dead at Clinton hotel

CLINTON, Miss. (WJTV) – Clinton police are investigating after an infant was found dead at Econo Lodge on Tuesday, June 21. The mother is currently being questioned at the police department, however, no charges have been made at this time. Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart said the infant possibly died as a result of asphyxiation […] → Read More

Natchez police chief to lead Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police

NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) – Chief Joseph M. Daughtry, Sr. of the Natchez Police Department will serve as the leader of the Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police. During his career in law enforcement, Daughtry got his start at the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office (New Orleans La.) He has focused on crime prevention, community policing, law […] → Read More

Wisconsin man reunited with missing dentures

FLORENCE, Miss. (WJTV) – There’s been a special delivery to a Wisconsin man thanks to a Mississippi couple’s discovery in Alabama. The Denture Adventure is officially over as owner Randy Williams was reunited with his smile again on Friday, May 19 after losing them while vacationing in Gulf Shores. Aaron and Blaire Welborn found the […] → Read More

Mississippi couple finds Wisconsin man’s lost dentures in Gulf Shores

While on a family vacation, Aaron Welborn suited into his gear and went snorkeling at Gulf Shores, Alabama. Twenty to 30 yards off the shore, he met eyes with pearly white teeth. → Read More

Gov. Tate Reeves vetoes money for Jackson development projects

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)- A new golf course, Jackson planetarium improvements and a decent parking lot for the Jackson Convention Center are all on hold as Governor Tate Reeves vetoes the funding. He said Jackson needs to concentrate on fixing its crime problem. Some are in support of the governor’s decision to cut back funding on […] → Read More