Mississippi lawmaker who nearly defeated U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran says he'll run for the retiring senator's seat.

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20 September 2018
Hattiesburg plants 50th tree to restore Duncan Lake Park after tornado
Mississippi lawmaker who nearly defeated U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran says he'll run for the retiring senator's seat.
Tupelo man accused of starting fire in Lee County Library bathroom
Jackson police said a woman got upset during an argument and shot at her boyfriend. The shooting happened at Somerset Apartments Tuesday around 8:30 p.m.
Cheryl Hudson, the mother of 12-year-old Andrew Leach, said her son killed himself over continuous bullying. She says he left a note for his family and then hanged himself. His 16-year-old brother found him.
Gulfport firefighters remain on the scene of a house fire started on Dixie Avenue and Old Pass Road in Gulfport.
Hinds County deputies said a man was rushed to the hospital after he was hit in the neck by a stray bullet. The shooting happened on Highway 467 near Edwards, according to deputies
Interstate 20 westbound was shut down Monday night because of an incident involving a tractor-trailer. Richland police said a Griffin Industries 18-wheeler spilled some of its load onto I-20 near Highway 49.
6 month ago
The EF-0 Madison County tornado from yesterday morning occurred and dissipated right before the official time change.
Volunteer firefighters are on the scene battling a house fire on Circle drive in Brandon.
A Mississippi man is scheduled to be arraigned on charges that he shot eight people to death, including a deputy sheriff. Willie Cory Godbolt is scheduled to go before a judge Monday in Brookhaven to answer to the charges after being indicted Thursday.
Tornado sirens going off in Ridgeland. Anyone in Madison county should take cover for this one.
Tornado Warning including Madison MS, Ridgeland MS, Kearney Park MS until 3:15 AM CDT
Midlands man arrested, charged for 'List of people who ought to be killed'
Man shot by Flowood Police Thursday night in stable condition
Baby among three killed in weekend fire in Jefferson Davis Co.
Panola County deputy accused of raping police officer
Crews respond to Petal house fire
Grand jury indicts Godbolt in Lincoln County shootings that killed 8
There was an officer-involved shooting Thursday night at the Kroger on Castlewoods Boulevard in Flowood. Police chief Richie McCluskey said they were called out around 8:30 p.m. He said when his officers approached the suspect, the person ran and got into a car.
In a shooting rampage that left eight people dead. A Lincoln County grand jury has indicted Willie Cory Godbolt on multiple counts of murder and attempted murder. Willie Cory Godbolt is accused of going on a shooting rampage in Bogue Chitto and Brookhaven that left eight dead, including a Lincoln County sheriff’s deputy, two boys, his mother-in-law and other family members.
Mississippi House passes what could be nation's most restrictive abortion law; governor expected to sign.
Traffic was reduced to one lane on Interstate 59 Thursday morning following a vehicle fire. The North Forrest Fire Department responded to the blaze at 6:00 a.m., according to fire fighter Chris Barney.
Just before 6:00 a.m., the Laurel Fire Department responded to a fire at Howard Industries, Inc. in the 3200 block of Pendorff Road. According to James Brown, Laurel Department fire chief, the fire started in a part of the plant that builds transformers. He said two transformers caught on fire inside of an oven
A Jackson apartment caught fire Monday night. The apartment complex is called Sykes Park Manor located on Skyres Road.
6 month ago
Tornado Warning including Clinton MS, Edwards MS, Bolton MS until 8:15 PM CST
Sen. Thad Cochran, a Republican from Mississippi, says he will resign April 1.
A second male was also shot related to 1800 block of Oakland Ave incident. His condition is critical. Preliminary reports suggest that the shooting stemmed from an altercation between a group of males. No additional info.
JPD is investigating a shooting in the 1800 block of Oakland Ave. Initial reports are of a male shot in the arm. A vehicle was also impacted by rounds. No additional info available.
Jackson police is conducting a death investigation after a deceased person is found on Dixon Rd. near McCain Ave. No additional info available
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