Amber alert update: Police capture man wanted in possible abduction, Mississippi teen still missing

JACKSON, Mississippi — Jackson police have captured a man wanted in the possible abduction of a 17-year-old girl. Jackson Police Department spokeswoman Colendula Green says officers captured 19-year-old Dewayne Thomas about 5:45 p.m. Sunday. She […]


Small plane crashes in Jackson neighborhood; 3 pilots killed

A small plane carrying three experienced pilots crashed Tuesday evening in a residential neighborhood in west Jackson and the victims’ friends and families want to know why.
The accident occurred near Hawkins Field Airport. The Piper PA-32 single-engine plane, registered to a company in Flowood, reportedly took off just after 5 p.m. Tuesday from Hawkins and crashed a short time later after asking air traffic control for permission to return to the airport.