Ashli Coggins, WJTV 12 News

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Past articles by Ashli:

McDonald’s is testing out a fried chicken sandwich in two cities

New York (CNN Business)– McDonald’s is finally entering the fried chicken sandwich wars. The chain is testing out a crispy chicken sandwich, made with a fried chicken filet topped with butter and crinkle-cut pickles on a potato roll. McDonald’s is also testing a deluxe version, which has tomatoes, lettuce and mayo, in Knoxville, Tennessee, and Houston, […]. Local Mississippi Breaking News Story… → Read More

Holiday events across the metro

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – With the holiday season underway, cities across the metro are celebrating. You can find a list of the Christmas parades by clicking the link. Here’s a list of the other events happening in December 2019: Tuesday, December 3: Mississippi Museum of Art Open House: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesday, December […]. Local Mississippi Breaking News Story from CBS 12 New WJTV, your… → Read More

Sen. Kamala Harris to end Democratic presidential campaign

(AP) – An official with Sen. Kamala Harris’ presidential campaign says the California Democrat is expected to announce the end of her presidential bid. The official requested anonymity to speak about Harris’ plans. Her decision to exit the race comes after months of trying to recreate the momentum from her January campaign launch, which drew 20,000 people in her home state of California. → Read More

BREAKING: Dwan Wakefield found guilty on all charges

CANTON, Miss. (WJTV) — A jury finds Dwan Wakefield guilty on all charges. Wakefield is the final suspect in the murder of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier. He was 17 at the time of Frazier’s death. He is charged with accessory after the fact of kidnapping, murder, and auto theft. Wakefield is the only one of three suspects who would not take a plea deal. → Read More

Federal Judge will consider Mississippi's 6 week 'Heartbeat Bill'

Mississippi’s six week fetal heartbeat abortion bill will face a court battle tomorrow. → Read More

1 Dead after tornado touches down in Columbus

A woman is dead after a tornado touched down in Columbus, Mississippi. → Read More

BREAKING: Police report released from Greyhound bus crash

Jackson police have released the accident report from the Greyhound bush rollover that happened on January 2nd. The report indicates a total of 41 injuries. → Read More

Palmer announces candidacy for D.A., joined by Tellis family

Joined by the family of Quentin Tellis, Darla Palmer announced her candidacy for Hinds County District Attorney. She hosted her kickoff campaign rally at Fresh Start Christian Church. → Read More

Jackson police investigating business robbery at Citgo

Jackson Police are investigating a business robbery at the Citgo in the 2100 block of Thousand Oaks Circle. → Read More

Jackson mayor to hold press conference regarding Sunday's shootings

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba is holding a press conference after a violent Sunday in the capital city. He released a statement extending prayers to families who were affected, support to law enforcement officers, and a charge to action to members of the community. → Read More

Outlets of Mississippi announce its Thanksgiving and Black Friday holiday hours and promotions

The Outlets of Mississippi is announcing its Thanksgiving and Black Friday Holiday hours and promotions. → Read More

Alcorn State and UnitedHealthcare team up for Farm-to-Fork Thanksgiving

Alcorn State University and UnitedHealthcare Insurance company teamed up for their annual Farm-to-Fork Thanksgiving drive. → Read More

91-year-old Mississippi State fan dies in the Junction

A Mississippi State fan is dead after going into cardiac arrest in the Junction. He was 91-years-old. → Read More

JSU's First Lady opens food pantry to benefit students in need

JSU's First Lady, Deborah Bynum, opened a food pantry for students who may be in need. Students will have the opportunity to attain a bag from the pantry once a week. → Read More

Shay O'Connor is live Downtown Jackson, where buildings renovations will soon be underway

Shay O'Connor is live Downtown Jackson, where buildings renovations will soon be underway.  She spoke with several people who feel the buildings will be a great asset to the downtown atmosphere. → Read More

USDA announces recall for salads that could be contaminated with salmonella

The USDA announced that GFSE, LLC is recalling approximately 738 pounds of ready-to-eat salad, because meat products that contain corn ingredients may be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria. These products are sold at Walmart. → Read More

Madison bridge closing for repairs

The City of Madison Public Works Department is announcing the Tidewater Bridge will be closed for repairs. The closure begins Friday, October, 19, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. → Read More

Jackson NAACP stands in full support of Forest Hill High School Band students

The Jackson Branch NAACP stands in full support of the band students at Forest Hill High School. → Read More

Sec. Hosemann encourages 'young' voters at Pearl upper Elementary

Students at Pearl Upper Elementary along side Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann held a 'mock' election. Fourth and fifth graders cast their ballots for the two U.S. Senate races, and the third district House of Representatives seat. → Read More

Dozens Cycle for ovarian cancer awareness

Newk's Cares along with Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance and other organizations hosted a cycle event to continue ovarian cancer awareness. → Read More