KOSCIUSKO, Miss. (WTVA) -- Crews arrived on scene around 7:00 p.m. at Industrial Park road. One person was transported to the hospital, and his condition is unknown at this time. The Attala County Sheriff's Department is investigating the accident.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is getting the largest share of $255 million in federal funding to connect more homes and businesses to broadband internet service. The Federal Communications Commission says it's authorizing $27.8 million to provide access to almost 38,000 homes and businesses in rural Alabama. The money will connect more than 90,000 people who currently lack the service.
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- Here is a list of schools who are dismissing early today because of the winter weather threat. Alcorn County - 1 p.m. South Panola - 1 p.m. North Panola - 1 p.m.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jackson police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened near Wingfield High School. Police say a 15-year-old girl died after someone opened fire on a group of students just after school was dismissed on Thursday. The Hinds County coroner said Destinee Ford died in a hospital after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest. Police say
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Republican Rep. Greg Wren of Montgomery has been elected president of the National Conference of Insurance Legislators. The election occurred during the group's recent meeting in Nashville, Tenn. Wren said he's honored to lead the group during a watershed period for the nation's insurance marketplace. Wren has worked with Northwest Mutual Life for more than 30
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Christian Coalition of Alabama plans to push a bill in the upcoming legislative session that would ban the sale of alcohol in gambling businesses, including Indian casinos. Coalition Chairman Randy Brinson says the bill should cut down on gambling in Alabama and help prevent social problems. Brinson announced the coalition's agenda Thursday for the legislative
HONOLULU (AP) — A judge has revoked bail for a defense contractor accused of giving military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend because he sent her a letter and email. U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Kevin Chang on Thursday ordered Benjamin Bishop back to federal detention while he awaits trial. Defense attorney Birney Bervar says Bishop was sending the girlfriend love
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City antiques dealer has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for smuggling artifacts made from rhinoceros horns from the U.S. to China. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says Qiang Wang, known as Jeffrey Wang, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Manhattan federal court. Bharara says Wang pleaded guilty to smuggling Asian artifacts made from rhino horns and ivory
DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling 1.2 million Ram trucks to fix front-end problems that could lead to steering troubles. The company announced three recalls on Friday. It wants to inspect the trucks and says only 453,000 will likely need repairs. The first case covers 842,400 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks from 2003 through 2008. Chrysler says 116,000 were repaired
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six retailers have agreed to recall a brand of potentially dangerous high-powered magnet sets after the manufacturer refused to participate. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday that Barnes & Noble, Bed Bath & Beyond and four other stores are recalling "Buckyballs" and "Buckycubes" after the CPSC received 54 reports of children and teens ingesting the product.