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Mississippi lawmakers urge safety precaution following statewide increase in cases

Posted: Nov 14, 2020 / 05:56 PM CST / Updated: Nov 14, 2020 / 08:23 PM CST JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – After recording more than a thousand cases for three consecutive days, Mississippi lawmakers are urging people to follow the CDC guidelines. Lawmakers said it’s time to take the virus seriously especially before the holiday… Read More »

Local community reacts to rise in COVID-19 cases in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)- 3,540 deaths since March make the rise in numbers echo for many Mississippians while others still aren’t worried.  Governor Tate Reeves announced an extension of his mask mandate effective in 15 counties until December 11, but when it came to Mississippi’s participation in a nationwide lockdown, the governor said Mississippi won’t be… Read More »

JPD: Man shot near Jackson car wash

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating after a man was shot at a nearby car wash Saturday afternoon. JPD Officer Sam Brown said the male suspect arrived at Fire Station 3 on Fortification Street with a gunshot wound to the leg. This is a developing story. 12 News will keep you updated as… Read More »

Joel Kinnaman: The Suicide Squad has lots of gags

Joel Kinnaman has hinted that ‘The Suicide Squad’ will be a funny movie. The 40-year-old actor will reprise his role as Rick Flag in the upcoming superhero sequel and suggested that director James Gunn has taken a light-hearted approach to the DC Extended Universe movie. Joel said: “It really felt like my first real comedy.… Read More »

COVID outbreak identified at Marshall County Correctional Facility

Posted: Nov 13, 2020 / 06:23 PM CST / Updated: Nov 13, 2020 / 06:23 PM CST Credit: txking/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Department of Corrections, in conjunction with the Mississippi State Department of Health, has identified an outbreak of COVID-19 at the Marshall County Correctional Facility in Holly Springs. … Read More »

Focused on Mississippi: The Lighthouse and the Oak

BILOXI, Miss. (WJTV) – One of the most famous of the hurricane survivors on the Mississippi Coast is the Biloxi Lighthouse. The lighthouse became the icon of survival, and it was even the symbol of the Mississippi car tags. The lighthouse not only survived Camille and Katrina, but all of the other hurricanes to hit… Read More »

Police look for runaway teen in Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Friday, the U.S. Marshals arrested two suspects in Mississippi in the shooting death of Police Officer Travis Wallace with the Helena-West Helena Police Department in Arkansas. The shooting happened on Thursday. The U.S. Marshals were requested to assist in the apprehension of the primary suspect, Latarius Howard, 29, of Helena-West… Read More »