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Ko Bragg

Ko Bragg is a Philadelphia, Miss., transplant who recently completed her master’s in journalism. She loves traveliong and has been to 25 countries to date. She attended Spelman College and Columbia University.

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Hope, Sadness at JPD Service Honoring 17 Officers Killed Since 1893

In the sweltering Wednesday heat, the Jackson Police Department put on its annual Police Memorial Service to honor and commemorate the 17 JPD officers who have died in the line ...

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A Lost Hope: Remembering Lil Lonnie and 2018’s Deadliest Month

Rising hip-hop artist Lonnie "Lil Lonnie" Taylor, 22, was driving around his hometown of Jackson with a woman in the passenger's seat around 10 p.m. on April 29. Suddenly, someone ...

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Mississippi Civil Rights Sites Vie to Become National Park

It is hard to choose which site of civil-rights trauma in Mississippi should be a national park, but the effort is under way and controversial, even among some family members ...

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Baltimore Lawyer Names JPD Officer Who May Have Shot Crystalline Barnes

A lawyer for the family of 21-year-old Crystalline Barnes, who died in January when two Jackson Police Officers shot into her car following a traffic stop, stood alongside Barnes' young ...

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City Council Roundup: Money, Concerts and MBI

At the most recent city council meeting on May 8, the members gathered at City Hall to vote on a variety of issues from shifting budgets, to an ongoing concert ...

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MBI Investigates Third Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting in Jackson in 2018

The latest deadly officer-involved shooting in Jackson resulted from a traffic stop. A Jackson Police Department officer pulled over Elliot Reed, 30, and Chauncy Reed, 26, apparently brothers, in a ...

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‘Stranded’ Siemens Customers Will Pay Two Bills

Two weeks ago, the Jackson City Council voted to accept Public Works Director Bob Miller's proposal to rework the Siemens Inc. contract in order to start getting accurate water bills ...

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Officer ID Task Force Wrestles with Mission

Sixteen of Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba's 21 appointees to the officer-identification task force gathered at The Cedars in Fondren Monday night to decide if and how the Jackson Police Department ...

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City Wants Your Input on Convention Center Development Tonight, 6 p.m.

The City of Jackson's Department of Planning Development wants community input about what to do with the empty lot across from the Jackson Convention Complex downtown.

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Entergy Funding 2 Museums Admission for 95 People Every Day in May

Entergy Mississippi Inc. is celebrating its 95th anniversary with a company donation of $25,000 to the pair of museums that will make admission free for the first 95 attendees every ...

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