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News in Rankin County, Mississippi

MSDH confirms new cases of West Nile Virus and Chikungunya
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:33:37 -0700

The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming one new human case of West Nile virus and a new case of chikungunya virus.

DA Plans to Retry Michelle Byrom
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:05:28 -0700

It is unclear why it took nearly four months to remove Michelle Byrom from death row in Rankin County. With her conviction overturned, from a legal standpoint, she is innocent and not proven guilty. She remains under arrest, however.

Health Officials Confirm New Case of West Nile Virus, Chikungunya Virus
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:26:07 -0700

JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming a new human case of West Nile virus and a new case of chikungunya virus in a Mississippi resident.

New Case of West Nile Virus, One New Case of Chikungunya Virus in MS
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:44:03 -0700

The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming one new human case of West Nile virus and a new case of chikungunya virus.

McDaniel sues Rankin Co Circuit Clerk to see original voting records
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:18:09 -0700

Boyd's office says they were following instructions given by the Secretary of State's Office to remove all personal information of voters.

Third West Nile virus case in Mississippi
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:41:23 -0700

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting the state's third human case of West Nile virus for 2014.

New West Nile & Chikungunya cases in Mississippi
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:41:28 -0700

In 2013, there were 45 West Nile cases and five deaths

Mississippi's third West Nile virus case reported in Rankin County
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:58:24 -0700

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting the state's third human case of West Nile virus for 2014.

Jackson man sentenced for abuse of vulnerable person
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 05:26:43 -0700

Twenty-three year-old Joshua Mitchell of Jackson has pleaded guilty to felony abuse of a vulnerable person in Rankin County Circuit Court.  He admitted striking a patient at Hudspeth Regional Center, fracturing the victims' jaw.

WJTV INVESTIGATES: Getting Stolen Guns Off Our Streets
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:50:57 -0700

It's no secret that violent crime is a problem for many communities in and around Jackson. It seems nearly every day you hear of someone who has been impacted by gun violence.And, according to Mississippi State law, it’s not exactly difficult to get your hands on a firearm.For the most part you just have to be at least 18-year-old and not be a convicted felon.However, the question remains, how ...