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  1. Ferguson Police Department sign, police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Police have made an arrest in connection with the shooting last week of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, St. Louis County officials announced Sunday. The man arrested has been identified as Jeffrey Williams, 20, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch said during a news conference Sunday afternoon.

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  2. Motorcycle raffle for two separate charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    TO HELP RAISE MONEY FOR CHARITY. 16 WAPT'S MIKE PERCHICK HAS THE STORY. MOTORCYCLE REV BACK IN 2005, AS SOLIDERS WERE ENGAGED IN COMBAT IN THE MIDDLE EAST- A NATURAL DISASTER STRUCK CLOSE TO HOME.

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  3. Ferguson protests: Time and rain cool tempersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    It was a far cry from 24 hours earlier, when tempers flared and two police officers took bullets in the St. Louis suburb. St. Louis County Police said it had assumed "command of the security detail regarding protests," together with the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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  4. Residents oppose expansion of landfill near ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    The Hinds County Board of Supervisors is expected to hear arguments on both sides of a controversy over the expansion of a landfill near Clinton. The company is trying once again to expand by adding 26.5 acres of property adjacent to the 335 acres of existing landfill at Springridge and McRaven roads.

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  5. Source: Ferguson police chief resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    The resignation is effective immediately and comes one week after a scathing Department of Justice report exposed problems in the city's policing tactics. Ferguson City Manager John Shaw stepped down Tuesday following the release of the critical report that mentioned both men by name.

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  6. MDOT says mudslide poses no risk to driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    BUT AS 16 WAPT'S SCOTT SIMMONS REPORTS... THE AGENCY SAYS IT IS HAVING TO "SHORE UP" THE PROBLEM... HE JOINS US LIVE TONIGHT! MDOT SAYS IT LOOKS "WORSE THAN IT REALLY IS". A MASSIVE CHUNK OF THE SIDE OF I-220 THAT CAME SLIDING DOWN.

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  7. JPD Recruiting at Metrocenter MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    KEEGAN. MARCUS.. IT'S FOR THE JACKSON POLICE DEPARTMENT. 16 WAPT'S EMILY ALEXANDER JOINS US LIVE FROM METROCENTER MALL.

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  8. 1 dead, 1 charged in shotgun slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Jackson police are working on a murder case, what started as an argument... That ended with one man being shot in the back. THAT'S RIGHT... POLICE SAY HE WAS SHOT BY HIS FRIEND IN THE BACK... 16 WAPT'S SCOTT SIMMONS REPORTS ON THE 11TH HOMICIDE THIS YEAR.

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  9. Potholes pockmark city streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    JACKSON. WITH ALL THAT RAIN COMING THIS WAY... PEOPLE ARE WORRIED THE POTHOLES WILL GET WORSE.

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  10. Flood warnings in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    THE GROUND ALREADY SOAKED AND NOW MORE RAIN COULD BE ON THE WAY! 16 WAPT'S SCOTT SIMMONS IS LIVE AT THE PEARL RIVER... SCOTT, HIGH WATER COULD AN ISSUE? THE PEARL RIVER IS GETTING HIGHER. IT'S NOT YET TO FLOOD STAGE...BUT THIS RIVER AND OTHERS ARE HIGHER THAN MOST CARE TO HAVE WITH SO MUCH RAIN MOVING IN THIS WEEK.

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  11. Clean up day for a Jackson neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    CLEANER TONIGHT THANKS TO THE HELP OF VOLUNTEERS. 16 WAPTS ALLIE WARE TAKES US TO THE CEDAR HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD CLEAN UP DAY.

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  12. Ferguson police officers quit after DOJ reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Racist emails -- like one that depicted President Obama as a chimpanzee -- resulted in three Ferguson, Missouri, city employees resigning or being fired, the city spokesman said Friday. Police officers Capt.

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  13. Winter weather breeds potholesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    POPPING UP ALL OVER. FROM THE INTERSTATE TO CITY STREETS. AND DRIVERS ARE ON ALERT.

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  14. MEMA prepares for another round of winter weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    The precipitation is moving out of the Jackson area, but lingering over locations to the south and east of the metro. Brookhaven, McComb, Raleigh, Mendenhall and Prentiss will have the chance of freezing rain or sleet for the rest of Thursday.

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  15. It's time to put a woman on the $20 billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    So says an organization called Women on 20s, which is trying to convince President Obama and Congress to replace the controversial seventh president with a woman. The group, which also calls itself W20, lists 15 candidates to replace Jackson.

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  16. Crews prepare for another round of iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    WE ARE INCHING CLOSER TO THAT WINTER STORM WARNING... TONIGHT GOVERNOR BRYANT HAS ISSUES A STATE OF EMERGENCY, BUT STILL, SOME PEOPLE AREN'T TAKING IT SERIOUSLY. 16 WAPT'S SCOTT SIMMONS SHOWS US THAT COULD BE TROUBLE IN ICY WEATHER.

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  17. Jackson resident remembers Candlestick Park tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    On March 3, 1966, an F5 tornado with winds over 200 mph roared across south Jackson with very little warning. "I just remember walking in the door.

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  18. Jackson residents say neighborhood floods when it rainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Residents in a Jackson neighborhood said they are sick and tired of fighting the rain and the floods that always seem to follow. Long after the heavy rain had left the Reddix Street area Sunday, the problems were still around late into the evening.

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  19. Residents in Jackson neighborhood tired of floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Residents in one Jackson neighborhood say they are sick and tired of fighting the rain and the floods that always seems to follow. AND TIRED OF FIGHTING THE RAIN AND THE FLOODS THAT ALWAYS SEEMS TO FOLLOW.

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  20. Jackson undergoes freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ICE COATED ALL KINDS OF TREES IN BELHAVEN. 16 WAPT'S TAMMY ESTWICK SHOWS US WHAT IT LOOKED LIKE.

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