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Teens were trying to steal marijuana from 16-year-old when she was shot, Biloxi police say

Five teens arrested on capital murder charges in the killing of a 16-year-old girl told police they orchestrated a robbery in order to steal marijuana.


Rare snake wins protection in Mississippi, Alabama under critical habitat lawsuit

As a result of the lawsuit, 325,679 acres of critical habitat in Mississippi and Alabama will be protected for the rare black pinesnake.


NASA awards Mississippi-based Vertex Aerospace $150M contract

The contract continues the relationship between the Mississippi company and NASA.


'A lot of animals aren't getting reported': House bill calls for deer and turkey tagging

Lawmaker says it's time for better harvest data and accountability for deer and turkey hunters.


'Constant peril': Mississippi Parchman inmates file 2nd lawsuit aided by Jay-Z, Yo Gotti

The lawsuit, filed in federal court Tuesday, seeks to become a class action suit to represent all Parchman inmates.


Mississippi pastor Todd Tilghman shines on 'The Voice'

As the first contestant on stage, Mississippi pastor Todd Tilghman wowed the judges with his rendition of "We've Got Tonite."


Mississippi inmate deaths: He's 19th to die in 2 months, 3rd in same facility this month

An inmate, 36, became the 19th prisoner to die in state custody in the last two months and the third at the same facility this month.


Black History Month: Hats off to black restaurant owners in Jackson

In honor of Black History Month, here are three black restaurant owners of Jackson to celebrate.


WATCH: Petal teacher receives national award, $25,000

Kathryn Daniels, a 10th grade history teacher, was awarded the Milken Educator Award and $25,000 during a surprise assembly Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.


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