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Record Number Of Invasive Pythons Removed From Florida Everglades

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A record number of Burmese python have been caught less than a year after two Florida agencies decided to combine forces and remove the invasive snakes from the Everglades. The News-Press reported that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Southwest Florida Water Management District removed nearly 2,000 invasive pythons… Read More »

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 »

Father, Daughter Ride Antique High-Wheel Bikes From Michigan To Key West

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A father and daughter rode their antique high-wheel bikes, to the delight of drivers along the way, from Michigan to Key West. The team of Randy and Amy Oleynik started their journey on October 9 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, at the northeastern end of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. On Saturday afternoon, they… 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 »

Two People Rescued After Car Overturns In North Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Two people needed to be rescued from a car after it flipped onto its roof and then came to rest on its side in North Philadelphia. The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. Saturday near 11th and Buttonwood Streets. (credit: CBS3) We’re told rescue crews got two people out of the car, and… Read More »

UM Miller School Of Medicine Looking For 1,000 Volunteers For Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – On Monday, Pfizer announced that their coronavirus vaccine was more than 90 percent effective. On Friday, President Donald Trump announced it will soon be available throughout the nation.  “As soon as April, the vaccine will be available to the entire general population with the exception of the state of New York,” said… Read More »