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Ronnie Crudup Jr. Running for Adrienne Wooten's Vacated House Seat

South Jackson and community activist Ronnie Crudup Jr. is running to be the next representative of District 71, the Mississippi House of Representatives seat Adrienne Wooten vacated to join the judiciary.

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Lucky Town Announces March Closing

On Friday, Jan. 18, Lucky Town Brewing Company announced that it will soon end beer production. The tap room will remain open until March 9.

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Water Main Break Causing Citywide Water Issues, Need to Boil Water

Over 60,000 Jackson residents are under a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice, the City of Jackson said today.

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Lamar Adams Sentenced to 20 Years in Probable Largest Ponzi Scheme in State History

Arthur Lamar Adams, 58, of Jackson Mississippi, was sentenced today to 235 months in federal prison for wire fraud involving a large, multi-state Ponzi scheme involving more than one hundred million dollars and hundreds of victims spanning a number of years, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Freeze.

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U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson Says 'One Lake' Violates Federal Laws

In a surprise move, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson and a coalition of businesses, public-interest organizations and citizens are speaking out against a draft plan to dam the Pearl River and create a lake development that backers saw will help control flooding in the Jackson area.

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Mayor Lumumba in New York City for Leadership Training

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba is going back to school this summer to study leadership and management practices, as one of 40 mayors chosen for an intensive education program with the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative.

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AG Sessions Appoints 35 New Assistant AGs for Immigration Cases on Mexican Border

Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced the dedication of additional prosecutors to handle the prosecutions of improper entry, illegal reentry, and alien smuggling cases, and additional immigration judges to handle the adjudication of immigration court cases that result from the crisis at the Southwest border.

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Jackson Man Charged in Multimillion Dollar Fraud Ponzi Scheme

Arthur Lamar Adams, 58, of Jackson, has been charged by Criminal Information for his role in a large multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme that adversely affected hundreds of victims across multiple states over a number of years.

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Sessions Cites 'Rule of Law' in Criminal Charges of Suspected Caravan Migrants Seeking Asylum

The Department of Justice today filed criminal charges against eleven different suspected members of the so-called “caravan” in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, announced Attorney General Jeff Sessions and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California Adam Braverman.

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AG Sessions Praises Project Eject, Gang 'Surge' in Jackson by Feds, JPD, Others

The U.S. Department of Justice, the Jackson Police Department and a list of other agencies, including from the Gulf Coast, worked together last week on a police sweep in Jackson. The operation brought in 45 attests, including 31 "documented gang members."

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