November 24, 2020

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Mississippi reports dozens more deaths as coronavirus spreads across state

Mississippi reported a near-record high number of COVID-19 deaths Tuesday as hospitalization numbers also continue to climb to near-record highs as well. This comes days ... Read more

3 hours ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi model run over, killed by former cop and father of her child, police say

A 26-year-old model from Mississippi has been identified as the victim of a Saturday incident in which she was struck and killed by her one-time ... Read more

3 hours ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi business destroyed by fire

A fire has destroyed a Mississippi cabinet shop, authorities said. The blaze happened late Monday in Rankin County, WLBT-TV reported. A passerby saw smoke at ... Read more

4 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Thanksgiving eve thunderstorms possible across parts of Mississippi

Severe weather — including tornadoes — will be possible across large parts of the South and Midwest just before Thanksgiving, forecasters say. Damaging winds will ... Read more

5 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi teen headed to prison after Internet prank leaves friend burned, disfigured

A Mississippi teenager will spend the next 10 years in prison after an internet “prank” burned, disfigured his friend’s face. Jadarius Gillum, 18, of Laurel, ... Read more

7 hours ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi woman ran over her girlfriend with car, police say; one jailed, one hospitalized

A Vicksburg woman is in a Jackson hospital after being run over by a car driven by her girlfriend Sunday night. According to the Vicksburg ... Read more

8 hours ago by Vicksburg Post Staff.

Former Mississippi cop charged after pedestrian fatality

A former police officer has been arrested on a manslaughter charge after his car fatally struck a pedestrian over the weekend, Mississippi authorities said. James ... Read more

16 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi doctor acquitted on 7 of 8 counts in pain cream fraud case

A Mississippi doctor has been acquitted on seven of eight counts against him in what prosecutors said was about $18 million in health care fraud ... Read more

17 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Federal agency clears way for Joe Biden transition; Trump still says he will ‘prevail’

The General Services Administration said Monday that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election and President Donald Trump, who had ... Read more

20 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Leader of Mississippi’s largest hospital wants Tate Reeves to issue state mask mandate

Dr. LouAnn Woodward, who leads the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the state’s only academic health center and largest hospital, directly called on Monday for ... Read more

21 hours ago by Magnolia State Live.

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