Jennifer Ortega

About Jennifer Ortega

Reporter and Fill-in Anchor on the weekends. Jennifer Ortega joins our team all the way from South Florida. She's worked for CBS 12 and Hola Tv in West Palm Beach. Although she's a long way from home, she's excited to be a part of the WCBI News Team.

UPDATE: Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Update


Troop G (Starkville District)
Traffic Citations – 725
DUI – 22
Traffic Accidents – 15 (5 injuries)
Fatal Accidents – 0

Troop F (New Albany District)
Traffic Citations – 451
DUI – 23
Traffic Accidents – 17 (6 injuries)
Fatal Accidents – 0

Traffic Citations – 6,176
DUI – 168
Traffic Accidents – 139 (32 injuries)
Fatal Accidents – 1 (Troop D, Greenwood District)


Sun., Nov. 25, 2012

There has only been one fatal crash in the Delta on Mississippi highways this holiday weekend.

According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol so far, Starkville and the New Albany district are free of fatal collisions.

Troopers in those areas have already issued more than 11-hundred traffic citations, including 45 D-U-Is. 22 of those from Troop G out of Starkville.

23 D-U-I arrests were made in the New Albany district.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol state wide issued over 6 thousand citations this holiday weekend.