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Long Beach asks public's help to identify suspect

The Long Beach Police Department is asking for the public's assistance to identify an individual wanted in connection with the burglary of several closed businesses on Pineville Road that occurred on Oct. 17, 2021. If…

Lawsuits: Mississippi capital city's water harms children

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Two new lawsuits claim hundreds of children have been exposed to dangerous lead levels through the drinking water in Mississippi’s capital city. Jackson has been facing water system problems for…

MSU president's contract extended through 2025

The Mississippi Board of Trustees of Institutions of Higher Learning has renewed the contract of MSU President Mark E. Keenum for a four-year term ending June 30, 2025, at his present compensation. Keenum is now in his 13th year of…

MSDH reports 448 COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths

Today MSDH is reporting an additional 448 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 11 deaths. Ten of these deaths occurred between October 6 and October 19. An additional death occurred on October 14, identified from death certificate reports. Mississippi's total…

Blood shortage across the Coast

There is an urgent need for blood nationally and locally. News 25’s Janae Jordan spoke with the American Red Cross and the Blood Center about how low donor turnouts are causing…