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Atlanta Braves beat LA, advance to World Series New! 2021-10-24 00:12:00Game 1 is Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

Ole Miss takes down Coach O and LSU New! 2021-10-24 00:10:00Sports Director Joe Cook recaps Ole Miss' big win over LSU

Ole Miss retires Eli Manning's jersey New! 2021-10-24 00:09:00The legendary Rebel quarterback was emotional during the historic ceremony

Silver Alert issued for missing Hinds County woman New! 2021-10-23 23:58:00Silver Alert Issued: Have you seen this person? Laurel Isbister is described as a white female, 5 feet, 11 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, with red

3-year-old boy found dead following Amber Alert in New! 2021-10-23 23:17:00'I truly believe in community engagement': Police chief says on how to curb rising violence

Family and friends remember loved ones as Jackson New! 2021-10-23 22:42:00On Saturday loved ones of Kennedy Hobbs remembered her life on what would have been her 19th birthday.

Jackson residents participate in national prescription drug take-back New! 2021-10-23 22:41:00Residents in Jackson dropped off their drugs with the help of local law enforcement on national prescription drug take-back day.

'I'm bleeding a lot': 911 calls released from New! 2021-10-23 22:25:00Murdaugh, a prominent South Carolina attorney, says he wanted his surviving son Buster to collect on a $10 million life insurance policy.

Harrison Ford reunited with lost credit card in New! 2021-10-23 22:15:00Officers tracked the actor down and returned the card, police said.

Edwards police investigate homicide that killed 44-year-old man New! 2021-10-23 21:27:00According to Edwards Chief Terence Crump, a 44-year-old male was fatally shot on Staple Street Friday.

Turkish President orders removal of 10 ambassadors, including New! 2021-10-23 21:07:00Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of a jailed philanthropist to be declared persona

'Gutted by the loss of my friend': Director New! 2021-10-23 20:30:00"I am humbled and grateful by the outpouring of affection we have received from our filmmaking community, the people of Santa Fe, and the hundreds of

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Iowa St. wins another close one against No. New! 2021-10-23 19:27:48AMES, Iowa (AP) — Brock Purdy threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns and the Iowa State defense made a late stand in the closing minutes as the

Lester helps William & Mary cruise past Towson New! 2021-10-23 19:27:37WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Donavyn Lester rushed for 99 of William & Mary's 339 yards on the ground, scoring three touchdowns along the way,

Film crew voiced complaints before fatal on-set shooting New! 2021-10-23 19:23:24SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set with a gun a crew member had assured the actor was sa

Mississippi State cruises by Vanderbilt 45-6 New! 2021-10-23 19:15:00

Northern Iowa hands South Dakota St 2nd straight New! 2021-10-23 19:14:52BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Theo Day threw for 232 yards and a touchdown, Matthew Cook made four field goals, including a career-long 55-yarder, and

Minnesota freshmen run over Maryland in 34-16 romp New! 2021-10-23 19:10:10MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Freshmen Ky Thomas and Mar'Keise Irving became the fourth and fifth different 100-yard rushers for Minnesota this season, as

Montana State holds Idaho State to 3 FGs, New! 2021-10-23 19:08:57BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Isaiah Ifanse scored the go-ahead touchdown, Matthew McKay threw a pair of fourth-quarter TD passes and Montana State allo

Pitt is it: No. 23 Panthers top reeling New! 2021-10-23 19:06:39PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett made the most of his Heisman Trophy showcase, throwing for 302 yards and two touchdowns a

Carter completes 21 straight sending Norfolk St. past New! 2021-10-23 19:05:16WASHINGTON (AP) — Juwan Carter went 26-of-29 passing for 332 yards and Norfolk State led the entire way in a 45-31 win over Howard on Saturday.

Eli deserved this performance, the Rebels needed it New! 2021-10-23 19:05:00

Oregon's Dye sets FBS mark with a TD New! 2021-10-23 19:04:18PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Oregon running back Travis Dye became the first player in Football Bowl Subdivision history to score touchdown on four c

Top-ranked Sam Houston rolls on with 16th straight New! 2021-10-23 19:02:10HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Eric Schmid threw a pair of touchdown passes, Ramon Jefferson ran for two more scores and FCS top-ranked Sam Houston ro

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They Said Emmett Till’s Name to Me. Now, 2021-10-22 12:30:54The first time I ever heard someone say Emmett Till’s name was in Room 504 at Wayne County High School. My Mississippi studies teacher was Calli

JSU Hosting Sheriff Debate, MSU Race in America 2021-10-22 12:26:45Jackson State University's Department of Political Science will host a debate between Hinds County Sheriff candidates running to fill the position of

Mississippi Sets Date for State's First Execution Since 2021-10-22 11:38:05JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme on Thursday set a Nov. 17 execution date for an inmate who withdrew his appeals and once filed cou

FDA Authorizes ‘Mix-And-Match’ COVID-19 Boosters, Pfizer Touts 95% 2021-10-21 14:07:02Getting a COVID-19 booster shot could soon become much simpler for those who received Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines, thanks to the U.S. Fo

Longtime Mississippi Public Health Officer Dr. Alton Cobb 2021-10-21 11:27:09JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Dr. Alton Cobb, a former Mississippi state health officer who helped create some of the nation's most comprehensive vacci

Lawsuits: Mississippi Capital City's Water Harms Children 2021-10-21 11:24:23JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two new lawsuits claim hundreds of children have been exposed to dangerous lead levels through the drinking water in Missi

Archie v. Hinds County Board of Supervisors: Mississippi 2021-10-20 14:04:10The Hinds County Board of Supervisors voted to remove District 2 Supervisor David Archie as vice president on Sept. 29. On Monday, Oct. 18, the Missis

Green Hydrogen Hub in Mississippi to be Largest 2021-10-20 13:33:58JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Jackson-based company has announced plans to build a green hydrogen hub in Mississippi it says will be the largest of it

One Jail’s Tale: Hinds County Detention Center At 2021-10-20 13:27:45JACKSON, Miss.—The Hinds County Detention Center in Raymond was problematic from the beginning. The woes really started when the detention cent

Dobbs Urges COVID-19 Vaccination As Flu Season Approaches 2021-10-19 13:53:02State health leadership, including State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs, urged more Mississippians to get vaccinated before flu season hits during an

Report: Jackson Dumped 6B Gallons of Partly Treated 2021-10-19 13:49:05JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s capital city dumped more than 6 billion gallons (22.7 billion liters) of partly treated sewage into a

Auditor Demands Brett Favre Return $828,000 in ‘Illegally 2021-10-19 12:51:56NFL star Brett Favre must return $828,000 he received from welfare funds that should have gone to needy families, Mississippi State Auditor Shad White

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Pig-to-human transplants come a step closer with new 2021-10-21 16:47:26By CARLA K. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer Scientists temporarily attached a pig’s kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work, a small step

Mississippi tattoo artist creates illustrations for Moschino 2021-10-21 16:18:19By HANNAH RUHOFF, Sun Herald OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) _ Moschino, an international luxury fashion brand from Italy, is known for loud, expressive des

Tailor-Made Size Chart To Help Indians Find Right 2021-10-21 14:49:42A new survey is being conducted across the country to arrive at a sizing chart suited for Indian body types.  The post Tailor-Made Size Chart To

Big Buy In Indian Fintech After Half A 2021-10-21 14:45:22PayU is looking to handle 4 billion transactions annually after the $4.7-billion acquisition of BillDesk. The post Big Buy In Indian Fintech After Hal

VIDEO: Puppy Love: Adorable Dwarf Mongoose Pups Romp 2021-10-21 14:17:34Adults keep a watchful eye over the 2-month-old babies as they emerge from the safety of their zoo den. The post VIDEO: Puppy Love: Adorable Dwarf Mon

New Technology Measures Whether Green Inventions Can Really 2021-10-21 12:53:20Digital tool lets startups see how much their methods would reduce greenhouse gas emissions over five years. The post New Technology Measures Whether

Israel, UAE Plan To Fly To The Moon 2021-10-21 12:49:18In the first international agreement for SpaceIL, the Beresheet 2 mission is to be a joint Israeli-Emirates project. The post Israel, UAE Plan To Fly

In Memoriam: Colin Powell remembered as a ‘Good 2021-10-20 23:42:35By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, Colin Powell has died from complications from Covid-19, his family members have confirmed. The first b

Historic Homecoming weekend ends in victory 2021-10-20 23:41:07By Tim Ward, Sports Writer, 53,578 was the number of people announced in attendance at the homecoming game this past weekend. People were everywhere.

Crime: ‘A sad state of affairs, but it 2021-10-20 23:38:51By Gail H.M. Brown, Ph.D. Contributing Writer , As of press time Wednesday evening, Oct. 19, Jackson had witnessed its 121st homicide according t

New club aims to promote cycling for Black 2021-10-07 15:04:58By ISABELLE TAFT, Sun Herald JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ When Moss Point High School teacher Louis Henderson first started bringing his bike into his classr

In R. Kelly verdict, Black women see long-overdue 2021-10-07 14:54:07By DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) _ For years, decades even, allegations swirled that R&B superstar R. Kelly was abusing young women