January 20, 2021

News

Inmates placing preorders for cigarettes before state lifts smoke ban in Mississippi prisons on Feb. 1

Some inmates are placing pre-orders for cigarettes before Mississippi lifts its smoke ban in prisons on Feb. 1. According to WLBT News in Jackson, some ... Read more

24 hours ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi officials: Three opioid-related deaths in first two weeks of 2021 underscores alarming trend for region

One Mississippi community is sounding the alarm on what could be a rising trend of opioid overdose in the region. Four opioid-related overdoses — including ... Read more

1 day ago by Magnolia State Live.

Facebook Live video leads to arrest of Mississippi man who reportedly shot into house

A Facebook Live video led to the arrest of a Mississippi man who was reportedly seen shooting into an occupied dwelling. The Claiborne County Sheriff’s ... Read more

1 day ago by Magnolia State Live.

Deputy’s family mourns after support dog shot, killed in yard

A Louisiana deputy said he found his service dog shot and killed in his backyard in Vidalia, Louisiana, on Saturday. Walter Mackel, who works for ... Read more

1 day ago by Magnolia State Live.

‘War has begun,’ some GOP members talk of pending civil war after Capitol attack

War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, with some ... Read more

1 day ago by The Associated Press.

Police say road rage on Mississippi interstate may have led to shooting

A Mississippi man was arrested Saturday after police say he shot at a semi-truck in a road rage incident on Interstate 55 Friday. The Mississippi ... Read more

1 day ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi reports more than 100,000 residents already vaccinated as state works to reallocate remaining doses

More than 100,000 people in Mississippi have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, and officials are taking further steps to administer the state’s ... Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

JSU’s Sonic Boom of the South Band to perform at presidential inauguration this week

Although security threats will make Wednesday’s inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris a little different than some, the inauguration will feature ... Read more

2 days ago by Magnolia State Live.

Second Louisiana man charged in U.S. Capitol riots after bragging on social media that he’d return to Capitol, would ‘be a lot worse’

A Louisiana man charged in the deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol had discussed returning to Washington around the presidential inauguration and bringing rifles, ammunition ... Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

FBI seeks info on man seen exiting U.S. Capitol, trailed by second man with ‘Mississippi’ sign; do you recognize him?

The FBI is searching for information about a man in connection with the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and for the assault of ... Read more

2 days ago by Magnolia State Live.

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