The Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office will host the first of five public hearings regarding Initiative Measure No. 65 (medical marijuana)

OXFORD, Miss. (WJTV) –In Oxford on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. The event will be held at The Gertrude Castellow Ford Center for the Performing Arts located at 351 University Ave, Oxford, MS, 38655. The doors will open at 5 p.m. and the public hearing will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. Anyone…



A correctional supervisor at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution in Greene County is facing criminal charges after being found with contraband.

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – Lt. LaShawn Lynette Coleman, 53, is charged with possession of alcoholic beverages within a correctional facility and trafficking in controlled substance. Coleman was arrested following a search of her personal belongings after she arrived for work Sept. 19. 20 small packs of a green leafy substance…


Gov. Tate Reeves was invited to speak during a press conference at the White House Monday afternoon.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLBT) – Gov. Tate Reeves was invited to speak during a press conference at the White House Monday afternoon which centered around a new initiative to distribute millions of new rapid coronavirus tests to states across the country. Reeves started off by thanking President Trump for his leadership through the…




Two people have been arrested after leading police on a chase that began in Richland and ended in Jackson.

RICHLAND, Miss. (WLBT) – Richland Police said an officer tried to pull a vehicle over on Old Highway 49 near Irby Construction Sunday evening for window tint violation and tag violation. The vehicle slowed down and put on hazard lights, it appeared they would pull over. After the car reached…