Up to 4 in 10 gay men in Jackson have HIV

May 19, 2016 in Health

By Mike Stobbe AP Medical Writer NEW YORK – Three out of every 10 gay or bisexual men in several cities in the U.S. South have been diagnosed with the […]

Fastest rising rent in U.S. is in one Mississippi city

June 23, 2015 in Business, News

(AP) Home rental prices are climbing across much of the United States — with the biggest gains coming from not from New York or San Francisco but Jackson, Mississippi, and […]

New Jackson development to bring housing, movie theater

April 22, 2015 in Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A new multi-million dollar development in Jackson will bring businesses, housing and the first movie theater in the city since the 1990s. WAPT-TV (http://bit.ly/1JYawNU ) reports the […]

Mississippi girl, 4, rescued from mom’s submerged car

December 31, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi girl remained hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday, two days after several people, including neighbors, jumped into cold water to rescue her from her mother’s […]

Fire at Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum

November 14, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi — The state agriculture commissioner says no people or animals were killed or seriously injured in a large fire at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson. […]

Police provide more info on death of Mississippi teen Katelyn Beard, family issues statement

September 3, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Jackson police on Tuesday found the body of a 17-year-old girl they say was kidnapped and shot during the weekend. Katelyn Beard’s body was found in […]

4 more indicted on hate crime charges in 2011 attacks on blacks in Mississippi

July 17, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Four more people have been indicted in what prosecutors say were a series of racially motivated attacks on blacks in Mississippi. John Louis Blalack, 20, of […]

Hinds GOP leader says 300-350 possible illegal votes in Mississippi’s largest county, not 1,500

July 16, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Hinds County Republican Party chairman Pete Perry said Tuesday that 300 to 350 possible illegally cast votes were found in Mississippi’s largest county in the Senate […]