April the deadliest month of 2018 in Mississippi capital

May 3, 2018 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Police say they are unsure why Mississippi’s capital city has seen a recent spike in violent crime. Following four homicides last weekend, Jackson Police Chief Anthony […]

Mother killed, daughter wounded during Jackson home burglary

April 30, 2018 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A mother was shot to death and her adult daughter was wounded during a burglary of their home in Mississippi. The break-in happened before dawn Monday […]

Rapper Lil Lonnie shot to death in his Mississippi hometown

April 30, 2018 in Entertainment, News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Police in Mississippi’s capital city say a rapper has died after someone shot into the vehicle he was driving and it hit the front of a […]

Smithsonian director tours Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

April 22, 2018 in News

By SARAH MEARHOFF Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture Lonnie Bunch says Americans have always pushed to better […]

Officers say 31 gang members arrested in Mississippi

April 17, 2018 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Federal and state law enforcement officers say they have arrested 31 documented gang members in and around Mississippi’s capital city. U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and U.S. […]

New Fresh Food Market in South Jackson

May 11, 2017 in Business, News

New grocery opens in the old Kroger location on Terry Road after receiving fnancing through HOPE The Mississippi Link Newswire HOPE (Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union) and Jackson Cash & […]

Small electrical fire sends some government workers home

May 10, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – More than 200 government employees were sent home after a small electrical fire in a state office building. The fire happened Tuesday in the Robert E. […]

Truck hits homeless shelter in Mississippi, killing 1 man

May 10, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A pickup truck has plowed through a fence and smashed into the kitchen of a homeless shelter in Mississippi’s capital city, killing a pedestrian. The director […]