More Headlines

Hinds County to Address Jail Problems

Posted: 05/26/2015 - Hinds County officials said immediate actions are being taken to address the concerns raised in a report by the U.S. Department of Justice on the status of the troubled jail facilities in Jackson and Raymond.

Read More

Mississippi Casino Revenues Rise

Posted: 05/25/2015 - Gamblers lost more money at Mississippi casinos in April, as continued gains at Gulf Coast gambling halls were joined by a rare up month at casinos along the Mississippi River.

Read More

Sen. Cochran Weds Longtime Aide

Updated: 05/25/2015 - Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi and Kay Webber, a longtime aide, were married in a private family ceremony Saturday in Gulfport.

Read More

City Initiative Targets Community Improvement

Updated: 05/22/2015 - The city of Meridian has started a new initiative called Live Love Grow, with the goal of creating community pride and business opportunities.

Read More

New Voter Cards Going Out in June

Posted: 05/22/2015 - Lauderdale County will be mailing new voter registration cards this summer and you're advised to be registered at your current address.

Read More

Judge: Gay Couples Have Right to Marry but Ruling on Hold

Posted: 05/22/2015 - A federal judge has ruled that gays and lesbians have the right to marry in all Alabama counties, but placed her decision on hold until the U.S Supreme Court issues a ruling on same-sex marriage.

Read More

DOJ Cites Hinds County for Jail Conditions

Posted: 05/21/2015 - Federal officials say faltering efforts to improve conditions at Hinds County's two jails have been inadequate to overcome decrepit physical conditions, rampant violence and poor staffing.

Read More

Committee Delays Vote on LGBT Hiring Protections

Posted: 05/21/2015 - An Alabama Senate committee delayed a vote on a bill that would protect gay, lesbian and transgendered state employees from discrimination in the workplace.

Read More

Attorneys Seek Hearing for Death Row Inmate

Updated: 05/19/2015 - Attorneys for a Mississippi death row inmate are asking the state Supreme Court to order a hearing on his mental health as a possible step toward overturning his conviction.

Read More

Former Officer Asks Court to Enforce Its Order

Updated: 05/19/2015 - A former Meridian police officer who won his job back in court still has not been allowed back at work, according to a motion filed in Lauderdale County Circuit Court.

Read More

Time Runs Short on Budget Solution

Posted: 05/18/2015 - Alabama lawmakers are running short on time and options as they seek a solution to the projected General Fund shortfall for next year.

Read More
WTOK-TV 815 23rd Ave Meridian, Ms. 39301 Phone: (601) 693-1441
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.