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  1. Snow slows or shuts down much of normally sunny Deep SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | KAUZ

    Heavy snow fell across several Southern states Friday. . Emmaline Dendinger enjoys a hearty bite of snow in her mid-Jackson, Miss., neighborhood, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.

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  2. Boycotts, protests to greet Trump on Mississippi visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | KAUZ

    President Donald Trump plans to celebrate heroes of the civil rights movement during a visit to Mississippi, but at least one leader of that era plans to be a no-show. Trump was visiting Jackson, Mississippi, on Saturday at the invitation of Gov. Phil Bryant for the state's bicentennial and opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. 5 comments

  3. With Trump, some African Americans to skip Mississippi eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | KAUZ

    Lewis announced Thursday, Dec. 7 that he wo... . Work crews rush to set up a stage beside the state's two newest museums, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 in Jackson, Miss.

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  4. Mississippi woman seeks parental rights in same-sex divorceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | KAUZ

    Strickland, whose wife had a son through in-vitro fertilizati... . Chris Strickland recalls the painful months without contact to her now six-year-old son, after she and her wife divorced, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Pearl, Miss.

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  5. Suspect in murder of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier released on bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | KAUZ

    One of the suspects accused in the horrific murder of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier has bonded out and has been released from the Madison County Detention Center. The Madison County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that 17-year-old Dwan Wakefield has been given a $275,000 bond.

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  6. Police: Deadly stabbing near downtown may have been in self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | KAUZ

    A 26-year-old woman is dead after an early morning stabbing near Freelons nightclub after a JSU homecoming party early Sunday morning. Police say they found out that Mack was armed with a gun in the altercation.

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  7. APNewsBreak: NAACP names new leader for more active futureRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | KAUZ

    The NAACP turned to an insider Saturday to help bring the nation's oldest civil rights organization back to prominence. Derrick Johnson, 49, of Jackson, Mississippi, was hired as the NAACP's 19th president and CEO after having served as interim leader since July and previously as vice chairman of the NAACP board of directors.

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  8. State Board of Education asks Gov. Bryant to declare state of emergency in JPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | KAUZ

    The State Board of Education is asking Governor Phil Bryant to declare a state of emergency in the Jackson Public School District. On Wednesday, the Commission on School Accreditation determined an extreme emergency exists in the district that jeopardizes the safety, security and educational interests of the students enrolled.

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  9. JPD holds news conference on woman shot to death at traffic lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | KAUZ

    Commander Tyree Jones, with Jackson police is holding a presser on the latest with the incident. He is answering media questions.

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  10. Woman shot to death at traffic light on Fortification St.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | KAUZ

    At 11:48 p.m. Jackson police responded to the area of Fortification St. near I-55 regarding a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a 23-year-old woman shot in the driver's seat of a white Pontiac G6.

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  11. 3-year-old found safe, suspect accused of stealing car in custody for questioningRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | KAUZ

    King was inside a 2000 gray Chevy Impala on Will-O-Wood Boulevard in South Jackson when it was stolen.

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  12. Police: 2 men found in Intracoastal Canal identified, both have extensive criminal historiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | KAUZ

    UPDATE: The identity of the two deceased men discovered in the Intracoastal Canal on Monday August 7, 2017 has been positively confirmed. Sylvester Henry Bracey, 27, of Jackson MS body was discovered first, followed by Arsenio Montrell Haynes, 27, also of Jackson MS.

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  13. Dog found chained, left to die after owners move from W. Jackson homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KAUZ

    A stray black and white dog in the neighborhood lead a good Samaritan to the dog chained to a tree behind a home where the owners had moved out. The dog is possibly as young as 2-years-old and has an enlarged head, likely from the collar being so tight.

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  14. Boy bitten by snake improvingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KAUZ

    A little boy from Petal who was bitten by a snake in the face is improving, according to social media updates from his family. Braxton Denmon was bitten in the face by a water moccasin on July 26th, around 3 p.m. while swimming in a creek by his home.

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  15. Petal boy bitten in face by snakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | KAUZ

    Braxton was bit in the face by a water moccasin on July 26th, around 3 p.m. while swimming in a creek by his home. "He was air lifted to the Children's hospital in Jackson, MS where he received 8 vials of anti venom injection and was placed into a medical induced coma," said Samantha Waldrop via a Face Book post regarding his condition.

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  16. Average US gas prices rise a penny, reversing 11-week trendRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2017 | KAUZ

    The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline rose about a penny nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.32. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the slight increase comes after 11 weeks of decline.

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  17. not Real News: a look at what didn't happen this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | KAUZ

    A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.

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  18. Court documents reveal details of the night of Kingston's Frazier's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | KAUZ

    The murder of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier sent shock waves throughout the community and now we are now learning more about three young men facing capital murder charges in connection with the child's kidnapping and violent death. Investigator Trent Weeks with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation testified Dwan Wakefield's statement indicated D'Allen Washington and Byron McBride were with him the night of the kidnapping when they went to Kroger to sell marijuana.

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  19. Autopsy reveals cause of death for severed head and burned bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | KAUZ

    Authorities have confirmed that the severed head and headless body found Saturday are from the same man and they have identified the victim as 30-year-old Jeremy Jerome Jackson. Autopsy results reveal that Jackson's cause of death was decapitation.

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  20. Authorities identify severed head and burned bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | KAUZ

    Authorities have confirmed that the severed head and headless body found Saturday are from the same man and they have identified the victim as 30-year-old Jeremy Jerome Jackson. A press conference was held Monday by the Jackson Police Department to announce that federal investigators have been called in to help after a severed head and burned body were found in the same Jackson neighborhood.

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