Jackson's rising murder rate concerns citizens and state, city leaders

Jackson’s rising murder rate concerns citizens along with state and city leaders By David Kenney | January 16, 2019 at 7:31 PM CST – Updated January 16 at 8:22 PM JACKSON, MS (WLBT) – Jackson Ward 3 Councilman Kenneth Stokes is declining Governor Phil Bryant’s offer of several million dollars to battle violent crime on …

The Latest: GOP applauds Sisolak for no tax increase call

The Latest on Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak’s State of the State address (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Nevada Republicans are applauding Gov. Steve Sisolak’s pledge not to increase taxes. The Senate Republican Caucus released a statement Wednesday night after the Democratic governor’s first State of the State speech saying Nevada needs to “stay on course …

49ers lose assistant, who will join the staff of another ex-San Francisco coach

Kyle Shanahan’s offensive assistants have been hot commodities this offseason, and it appears one of his most valued position coaches will be leaving to become a coordinator. Quarterbacks coach Rich Scangarello has been named offensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos, where he’ll join new head coach Vic Fangio, widely regarded as one of the best …

Another Against The East Wednesday Night At The Moda Center

After going 0-2 on a two-game road trip, the Portland Trail Blazers (26-19) return home to host the Cleveland Cavaliers in their fourth straight game at the Moda Center against an Eastern Conference opponent. Tipoff is scheduled for Wednesday night at 7 p.m. SERIES NOTES ALL TIME: Trail Blazers lead, 68-53IN PORTLAND: Trail Blazers lead, …

Tom Brady vs Drew Brees: Legendary quarterbacks set for Super Bowl showdown

Tom Brady and Drew Brees will face-off on Sunday for a place in the Super Bowl (Pic: GETTY) The NFL season has reached the Conference Final stage, effectively the semi-finals before the big showdown in Atlanta two weeks later. And there is the very real chance that Brady, 41, and Brees, who turned 40 this …

Pregame: Handling Illinois pressure defense is key for Gophers

Gophers men’s basketball at Illinois THREE THINGS TO WATCH: Handling the pressure — No question Amir Coffey has been the Gophers’ midseason MVP. With a Big Ten-leading 23.4 points per game in league play, he’s improved his scoring average nearly 10 points from nonconference games. As far as taking care of the ball, Coffey will …