Tag archive for ‘JACKSON’
By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017

16-year-old charged in fatal shooting in Tennessee

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - A 16-year-old has been charged in a fatal shooting in Tennessee. The Jackson Sun reports that Jackson police charged the teen in the death of 21-year-old Michael Jerod Harris. Harris was found More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

‘It’s like they trap you inside the system’

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - At 6:30 p.m., he still wore his hospital wristbands from the night before - one on each arm. The patient, we'll call him John, had been ping-ponged from hospital to hospital in the middle of More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017

Jury selection to begin September in case of woman’s death

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - Attorneys working the case of a man who is accused in a Tennessee woman's death have met with potential jurors before selection begins in roughly six weeks. The Jackson Suns reports that jury More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Police in the Mississippi city of Jackson are sorting out details on a shooting that left one man dead and an 18-year-old critically wounded. Police said they recovered a "substantial amount" More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

November elections set to fill 2 Mississippi House seats

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bryant has set Nov. 7 special elections to fill two seats in the Mississippi House. One is in District 38 in Clay, Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties, where Democrat Tyrone Ellis of Starkville More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017

Pickering says Greentech never met jobs, investment totals

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Electric vehicle firm Greentech Automotive claims it raised $140 million for its Mississippi project, but the state auditor Stacey Pickering says the company can't prove it invested even $60 More...

By admin On Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Eclipse will cause spotty child care services in Jackson

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Some preschools and day care providers in Jackson are planning to be closed when the full solar eclipse occurs on Aug. 21. At least five preschools and day care providers will be closed that More...

By admin On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Kayaker goes it alone in the wild

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi has thousands of miles of rivers and streams, and a Pearl man has paddled a number of them for days on end and much of it alone. Bob May said he has always loved nature, but aches More...

By admin On Friday, July 14th, 2017

Demand for seasonal foreign workers increases in Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A national increase in demand for seasonal foreign workers is affecting businesses in the Jackson area. The Jackson Hole News and Guide reported (http://bit.ly/2tUDRb8 ) Wednesday that the number More...

By admin On Friday, July 14th, 2017

2 Mississippi men face criminal charges of pharmacy fraud

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Two Mississippi men are criminally charged in a nationwide health care fraud crackdown. Lamar County pharmacist Jason May was charged Wednesday with conspiracy to defraud the federal government, More...