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Suspect in custody after Sandersville police officer shot

A Sandersville police officer was shot in the face and arm early Thursday. The man accused of shooting him is in custody.


Gov. Tate Reeves vetoes criminal justice reform bills. What's next?

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves vetoes criminal justice reform measures that would have allowed up to 2,000 more prisoners to become eligible for parole.


Coronavirus in Mississippi: 703 new cases reported in a single day, state hits hospitalization record

According to MSDH data, 686 Mississippians are hospitalized across the state with confirmed coronavirus infections, up from the previous high of 658.


PHOTOS: Health care officials say health care system at critical point

During a Thursday, July 9, 2020 news conference at UMMC, State health care officials reveal five largest medical centers are at capacity.


'We went from shelter-in-place to wide open:' Health officials say system is overwhelmed

"Our biggest medical institutions who take care of our sickest patients have no room," said State Health Officer, Dr. Thomas Dobbs.


'Take this as an alarm': Gov. Tate Reeves orders mask mandate for 13 Mississippi counties

The state's five largest medical centers in Mississippi have no ICU bed space for new patients, coronavirus or otherwise, officials said Thursday.


Authorities nab suspect in deadly Fourth of July shooting at business in Jackson

The shooting at a north Jackson business over the Fourth of July weekend took the life of one man and injured three others.


Pascagoula police officer fatally shoots man armed with knife during suicide call

A Mississippi man was fatally shot by police Wednesday night after he came toward officers with a knife, authorities said.


Tennessee woman arrested, charged with helping Parchman inmate escape

Arthur Lestrick, 40, was captured by U.S. Marshals after a three-day manhunt across Mississippi and Tennessee.


Watch: UMMC, state health officials give coronavirus update

Health officials to give updates on coronavirus and hospital capacity.


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