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Ex-Oakley Youth Development center employee, accused of assaulting student, arrested

Malcom Mackey is accused of using undue force against a student. If convicted, he could face up to 20 years in prison.


COVID-19 in Mississippi: 1,245 new cases, 51 new deaths reported Wednesday

On Wednesday, Mississippi has reported a total of 63,444 cases and 1,804 deaths.


WATCH LIVE: Gov. Tate Reeves holds press conference on coronavirus in Mississippi

Gov. Tate Reeves will conduct a news briefing on coronavirus in Mississippi.


Corinth School District reports 2 more COVID-19 cases Wednesday

A person at Corinth Middle School and an employee at the Corinth Elementary School tested positive for coronavirus during the second week of classes.


COVID-19 takes toll at Mississippi veterans home: 'I just wanted my dad to have a chance'

Families struggle to find closure as positive COVID-19 residents die at the Kosciusko State Veterans home with little communication.


WATCH: See how coronavirus tests are processed

Mohamed Elasri, director of USM's Center for Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, explains COVID-19 test processing at USM's Accelerator Lab.


PHOTOS: See COVID-19 testing at USM's Accelerator Lab

USM will offer COVID-19 testing for students with a 24-hour turnaround for results. Here's what the process looks like.


Michigan man, accused of threatening former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, indicted

A Michigan man has been indicted for allegedly making telephone threats against former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant.


Mississippi business, owner plead in immigration case

The owner of a business in Mississippi and his company pleaded guilty to harboring people who entered the country illegally, federal authorities said.


Curfew issued for city of Jackson; documentation required for essential workers if stopped by police

The mayor's order also requires essential businesses or operations to provide its employees documentation or verification of their essential status.


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