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  • Downtown tailgate kicks off USM away games

    Downtown tailgate kicks off USM away games

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:20:47 GMT
    The Golden Eagles will hit the road this weekend for the first game of the football season, but if you're not making the trip, you can still tailgate with other Southern Miss fans at downtown Hattiesburg's
    The Golden Eagles will hit the road this weekend for the first game of the football season, but if you're not making the trip, you can still tailgate with other Southern Miss fans at downtown Hattiesburg's first Downtown Tailgate.
  • Breaking

    Clinton PD identify vehicle used in armed robbery of two MC students

    Clinton PD identify vehicle used in armed robbery of two MC students

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:11:13 GMT
    Clinton Police have identified the vehicle they say was used as a get-away vehicle Friday night, after two Mississippi College students were robbed at gunpoint. Mark Jones, Director of Communications
    The vehicle is described as a small dark metallic red 4-door sedan with damage to the right front fender.
  • Pine Belt woman dies in Hattiesburg fire

    Pine Belt woman dies in Hattiesburg fire

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:50:22 GMT
    An early morning fire has claimed the life of a Pine Belt woman.  Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem confirmed the death of a female victim, however the name is not being released pending notification
    An early morning fire has claimed the life of a Pine Belt woman.
  • Judge dismisses McDaniel election challenge

    Judge dismisses McDaniel election challenge

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-08-30 15:26:49 GMT
    Special Judge Hollis McGehee has decided to dismiss an election challenge filed by Chris McDaniel..
    A judge has dismissed the US senate primary runoff election challenge brought on by state senator Chris McDaniel.
  • Former Disney executive shares life lessons with Gulfport students

    Former Disney executive shares life lessons with Gulfport students

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-08-30 15:24:41 GMT
    Former Disney Executive Vice-President Lee Cockerell spoke to hundreds of students at Gulfport High Friday. He shared his life struggles, leadership strategies, and advice to help young people succeed.
    He is a college dropout who ended up running one of the largest vacation destinations in the world. Former Disney Executive Vice-President Lee Cockerell spoke to hundreds of students at Gulfport High Friday. He shared his life struggles, leadership strategies, and advice to help young people succeed.
  • Gulfport firefighters stretch manpower while battling two fires

    Gulfport firefighters stretch manpower while battling two fires

    Saturday, August 30 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-08-30 10:54:08 GMT
    It was all hands on deck for Gulfport firefighters. Officials said on Thursday night, firefighters were working a fully engulfed house fire when a second call came in about a commercial fire.
    It was all hands on deck for Gulfport firefighters. Officials said on Thursday night, firefighters were working a fully engulfed house fire when a second call came in about a commercial fire. Fire Chief Michael Beyerstedt said taking on those blazes took so much manpower, he had to call Long Beach, Biloxi and the airport fire departments and ask them to be ready to come running if needed.
  • Page 13: Raising poultry the natural way in Stone County

    Page 13: Raising poultry the natural way in Stone County

    Saturday, August 30 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-08-30 10:54:07 GMT
    Unlike large poultry producers, a small farm in Stone County raises chickens in a chemical free, natural environment.
    Unlike large poultry producers, a small farm in Stone County raises chickens in a chemical free, natural environment.
  • Guilty verdict in illegal buttocks injection case

    Jury has illegal buttocks injection case

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:53 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:53:46 GMT
    The jury has just gotten the case in the Tracy Lynn Garner depraved heart murder trial. Garner is accused of killing Karima Gordon in March of 2012 with a silicon shot that turned out to be lethal.The
    A jury has found Tracy Lynn Garner guilty of depraved heart murder and conspiracy to commit wire fraud after deliberating about two hours. Garner could spend the rest of her life in prison.
  • Hancock County remembers Hurricane Katrina

    Hancock County remembers Hurricane Katrina

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:28:45 GMT
    South Mississippi paused on Friday to remember the day many say changed the Coast forever. It was the worst natural disaster in U.S. history created by a powerful hurricane named Katrina.
    South Mississippi paused on Friday to remember the day many say changed the Coast forever. It was the worst natural disaster in U.S. history created by a powerful hurricane named Katrina.
  • Funeral service held Friday for Walker Wilbanks

    Funeral service held Friday for Walker Wilbanks

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:20:06 GMT
    Family, friends, classmates and members of the community said their final goodbyes to Walker Wilbanks. The Jackson Prep athlete's funeral was held at First Baptist Church of Jackson.     An outpouring
    Family, friends, classmates and members of the community said their final goodbyes to Walker Wilbanks. The Jackson Prep athlete's funeral was held at First Baptist Church of Jackson. 
  • Teen claims assault by grown women on school bus

    Teen claims assault by grown women on school bus

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:29:54 GMT
    (WMC) - Two adults face charges for assaulting a child on a school bus this week in Mississippi. A 15-year-old says the women made their way onto the bus at a stop and that another child let an adult
    A teen says several adults, including someone's grandmother, made their way onto her school bus and attacked her with a cell phone.
  • Yazoo City woman recovering after being beaten in her home

    Yazoo City woman recovering after being beaten in her home

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:29:43 GMT
    An Elderly woman is recovering from her injuries After she was attacked in her home. We sat down with Jeanelle Fratesi's family Friday. They're upset that someone would hurt her this way. and are asking
    An Elderly woman is recovering from her injuries After she was attacked in her home. We sat down with Jeanelle Fratesi's family Friday. They're upset that someone would hurt her this way. and are asking the community to help get this guy off of the street.
  • Reward offered for information on Walthall County beating

    Reward offered for information on Walthall County beating

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:02:58 GMT
    The Family of a Marion County man who was brutally beaten in Walthal County Saturday is offering a reward for information.  Any information about the attackers that could lead to arrests should be sent
    The Family of a Marion County man who was brutally beaten in Walthal County Saturday is offering a reward for information.
  • Emergency response still improving after Katrina

    Emergency response still improving after Katrina

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:35:29 GMT
    Nine years after Hurricane Katrina Mississippi emergency response teams continue to improve.   According to the Executive Director of Emergency Management District Terry Steeds, emergency response teams
    Nine years after Hurricane Katrina Mississippi emergency response teams continue to improve.
  • SMAA Exhibition reception held at WCU Lucile Parker Gallery

    SMAA Exhibition reception held at WCU Lucile Parker Gallery

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:57:11 GMT
    The Lucile Parker Gallery at William Carey University hosted an opening reception for the South Mississippi Art Association's "Juried Exhibition of Watercolors, Oils, and Acrylics" on August 28. The exhibition
    The Lucile Parker Gallery at William Carey University hosted an opening reception for the South Mississippi Art Association's "Juried Exhibition of Watercolors, Oils, and Acrylics" on August 28.
  • Biloxi remembers Hurricane Katrina victims on 9th anniversary

    Biloxi remembers Hurricane Katrina victims on 9th anniversary

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:45:32 GMT
    It was a short and simple ceremony on the Biloxi Town Green Friday morning to mark the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. High school students solemnly read the names of those killed by the storm.
    A small crowd gathered on the town green in Biloxi on Friday morning for the annual Hurricane Katrina observance. Nine years after the storm, Mayor A.J. Holloway acknowledged the tremendous losses, but also talked about the significant progress that's been made in the years since.
  • Judge owes $313,726 for misusing community service program funds

    Judge owes $313,726 for misusing community service funds

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:44:12 GMT
    This is a news release from the State Auditor's Office JACKSON - Circuit Judge Billy Joe Landrum of the 18th Circuit Court District has not been following state law in administering a Jones County Community
    Circuit Judge Billy Joe Landrum of the 18th Circuit Court District has not been following state law in administering a Jones County Community Services Program for offenders coming through his court, according to the State Auditor's Office.  Landrum created the program in 1997 and has managed the account since 2005.
  • Breaking

    Man involved in fatal accident that killed wife apprehended

    Man involved in fatal accident that killed wife apprehended

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:09:42 GMT
    The man involved in Thursday's fatal accident on Wolf River Road that killed one woman is now in custody.
    The man involved in Thursday's fatal accident on Wolf River Road that killed one woman is now in custody. Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said Joshua Emmanuel Ladner, 27, was arrested at his home on Fire Tower Road in Pass Christian on Friday. He is charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident causing death and felony fleeing.
  • Breaking

    Man killed by stolen van in Biloxi identified

    Man killed by stolen van in Biloxi identified

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:07:04 GMT
    The man who was killed by an alleged drunk driver in a stolen van on Friday morning has been identified.
    The man who was killed by an alleged drunk driver in a stolen van on Friday morning has been identified. Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said 26-year-old Christopher Curry, of Jackson, was pronounced dead at the Ocean Springs Hospital shortly before 7:15 a.m.
  • Alligator, dove hunting this Labor Day weekend

    Alligator, dove hunting this Labor Day weekend

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:05:55 GMT
    Friday, August 29 is the first day of alligator hunting season in Mississippi, and many are asking this question: will last year's gator records be broken? In 2013, records were shattered in all four
    Dove hunting season begins Monday in Mississippi. But if you're an alligator hunter with a permit, you've probably already been out on the water.
  • Search continues for man wanted in connection to double murder

    Search continues for man wanted in connection to double murder

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:52:39 GMT
    Claiborne County authorities continue to search for Dennis Develle McCay, wanted in connection with a double murder.    The two victims were found on Thursday. Both of their bodies had been thrown off
    Both of their bodies had been thrown off of bridges in rural parts of the county. The female victims have been identified 28-year-old Melvina Hedrick and 32-year-old Kawanna Williams.  

  • Owens named MBN Director

    Owens named MBN Director

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:23:17 GMT
    Public Safety Commissioner Albert Cruz has named Sam Owens as director of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. Owens has served as interim director since February when Marshall Fisher accepted a position
    Public Safety Commissioner Albert Cruz has named Sam Owens as director of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. Owens has served as interim director since February.
  • Woman jailed for attempting to cash counterfeit check

    Woman jailed for attempting to cash counterfeit check

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:30:23 GMT
    A woman is behind bars and charged with forgery uttering after attempting to cash a counterfeit check at a local bank. Derricka Richey, 25,  was taken into custody by Hattiesburg Police after allegedly
    A woman is behind bars and charged with forgery uttering after attempting to cash a counterfeit check at a local bank.
  • PRCC enrollment up 3 percent

    PRCC enrollment up 3 percent

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:28:38 GMT
    Nearly 4,800 students attend Pearl River Community College this semester, according to figures compiled by the college on Tuesday. The 4,775 students enrolled at PRCC's three campuses, satellite locations
    Nearly 4,800 students are attending Pearl River Community College this semester, according to figures compiled by the college on Tuesday.
  • Former high school assistant principal charged with kidnapping

    Former high school assistant principal charged with kidnapping

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:18:20 GMT
    A former Gautier High School assistant principal is accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and beating a woman, according to authorities with the Biloxi Police Department.
    A former Gautier High School assistant principal is accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and beating a woman, according to authorities with the Biloxi Police Department.
  • Owner cited for leaving dog in hot car in Hattiesburg

    Owner cited for leaving dog in hot car in Hattiesburg

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:00:46 GMT
    Thanks to an alert person going into T-Bones on Hardy Street In Hattiesburg for lunch, the life of a small dog was most likely save. As the woman was getting out her car she heard a dog barking in distress.
    Thanks to A Good Samaritan going into T-Bones on Hardy Street in Hattiesburg for lunch, the life of a small dog was most likely saved. 
  • Man accused of stabbing roommate to death in retirement community

    Man accused of stabbing roommate to death in retirement community

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:49:38 GMT
    Jackson police have a man in custody in a deadly stabbing at a retirement home. It happened just after 4 on Friday morning at a retirement community on Briarwood Drive. Police say Charles Davis confessed
    Police say Charles Davis confessed to killing his roommate and has been arrested.
  • 85-year-old woman brutally beaten in Yazoo City home invasion

    85-year-old woman brutally beaten in Yazoo City home invasion

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:40:25 GMT
    Officials continue to search for the man who beat and robbed a woman during a home invasion in Yazoo City on Monday night.  According to her family, 85-year-old Jeanelle Fratesi answered her front door
    According to her family, 85-year-old Jeanelle Fratesi answered her front door for a person she thought needed help.




     
  • Authorities seek "person of interest" in Claiborne County double homicide

    Two dead in Claiborne County homicide

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:27:35 GMT
    The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating a double homicide in Claiborne County and is looking for a Pattison manInvestigators want to talk to 32-year-old Dennis McCay of 4058 Barland Road,
    The grisly discovery of two bodies in Claiborne County has authorities working overdrive to find whoever's responsible. They're hopeful a person of interest, who last saw the two victims alive, can shed light on this case.
  • Shelby bikers head to Coast on safety ride

    Shelby bikers head to Coast on safety ride

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:05:08 GMT
    Soldiers from a training unit at Camp Shelby Friday celebrated the conclusion of an advanced motorcycle safety course by taking a ride to the Gulf Coast. The trip from Hattiesburg Cycles to Biloxi and
    Soldiers from a training unit at Camp Shelby Friday celebrated the conclusion of an advanced motorcycle safety course by taking a ride to the Gulf Coast.

  • Post-Katrina downtown Gulfport seeing fruits of facade program

    Post-Katrina downtown Gulfport seeing fruits of facade program

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:37:11 GMT
    All of the cities along the Coast saw the destructive power of Hurricane Katrina, but one city has been building back better than it was before the storm.
    All of the cities along the Coast saw the destructive power of Hurricane Katrina, but one city has been building back better than it was before the storm. An effort by the city of Gulfport brought improvements to its downtown streets.
  • Cell phone pics lead deputies to burglary suspects

    Cell phone pics lead deputies to burglary suspects

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:36:26 GMT
    A Jackson County woman helped police find two burglary suspects Wednesday, all because she was armed... with a cell phone.
    A Jackson County woman helped police find two burglary suspects Wednesday, all because she was armed... with a cell phone.
  • Lead investigator testifies in Illegal buttocks injection trial

    Lead investigator testifies in Illegal buttocks injection trial

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:22:17 GMT
    The lead investigator was on the stand most of the day in day two of the Tracy Lynn Garner illegal buttocks injection trial.    The defense questioned him about phone records between Garner and the victim,
    The lead investigator was on the stand most of the day in day two of the Tracy Lynn Garner illegal buttocks injection trial.  
  • Doctors say Wilbanks' death isolated case

    Doctors say player death isolated case

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:56:36 GMT
    He was a two sport high school student, who showed no signs of any physical problems. Tonight friends and family members of Jackson Prep football player, Walker Wilbanks, are struggling to understand
    He was a two sport high school student, who showed no signs of any physical problems, and friends and family members of Jackson Prep football player Walker Wilbanks are struggling to understand his untimely death.
  • Congressman Gregg Harper talks hot button issues

    Congressman Gregg Harper talks hot button issues

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:51:18 GMT
    The state of our union gets a lot of attention these days. There's a growing dissatisfaction with Congress. Mississippi Congressman Gregg Harper-R says that's one reason the summer recess is important.
    The state of our union gets a lot of attention these days. There's a growing dissatisfaction with Congress. Mississippi Congressman Gregg Harper-R says that's one reason the summer recess is important.
  • Arrest made in alleged racial attack of marine vet in restaurant

    Arrest made in alleged racial attack of marine vet in restaurant

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:01:42 GMT
    A suspect has been arrested in an assault, allegedly over race, that seriously injured a West Point man this weekend.  According to WTVA, 22-year-old Courtez McMillian, of Okolona, is behind bars charged
    According to WTVA, 22-year-old Courtez McMillian, of Okolona, is behind bars charged with aggravated assault in the severe beating of 32-year-old Ralph Weems
  • DMR encourages boater safety over Labor Day weekend

    DMR encourages boater safety over Labor Day weekend

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-08-26 19:56:48 GMT
    The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources urges boaters to take the proper precautions as they celebrate the upcoming three-day Labor Day weekend. Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer,
    The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources urges boaters to take the proper precautions as they celebrate the upcoming three-day Labor Day weekend.
  • Jackson man going to prison for Ackerman business burglary

    Jackson man going to prison for Ackerman business burglary

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-08-26 18:03:00 GMT
    A Jackson resident is going to prison for business burglary after pleading guilty to the crime. According to Attorney General Jim Hood, 36-year-old LeCarlo Clincy of Jackson, appeared Monday before Judge
    According to Attorney General Jim Hood, 36-year-old LeCarlo Clincy of Jackson, appeared Monday before Judge Joseph H. Loper, Jr. in Choctaw County Circuit Court and plead guilty to burglarizing Ackerman Discount Drugs.

  • Myra Lewis 'help find me' network

    Myra Lewis 'help find me' network

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:32:39 GMT
    Next week marks six months since Myra Lewis disappeared from her home in Camden. While law enforcement continues to follow leads in the case, members in the community are leading the charge to keep the
    Myra Lewis 'help find me' social network grows, through community involvement.
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  • Danny Ford honored by Disabled Veterans Group

    Danny Ford honored by Disabled Veterans Group

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:11:12 GMT
    Disabled Veterans Group honored Danny Ford with a plaque on Friday.
    Disabled Veterans Group honored Danny Ford with a plaque on Friday.

  • Safety training session held for CASA volunteers

    Safety training session held for CASA volunteers

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:50:19 GMT

    Volunteers for CASA went to a training session to prepare for dangerous situations.

    Volunteers for CASA went to a training session to prepare for dangerous situations.

  • Arkansas Secretary of State certifies signatures for alcohol amendment

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:06:13 GMT
    The petition to legalize alcohol sales in all of Arkansas' 75 counties will appear on the November ballot, according to the Arkansas Secretary of State's Office.
    The petition to legalize alcohol sales in all of Arkansas' 75 counties will appear on the November ballot, according to the Arkansas Secretary of State's Office.
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  • UAB defeats Troy in season opener 48-10

    UAB defeats Troy in season opener 48-10

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:50:19 GMT
    The Troy Trojans lead the UAB Blazers at halftime by a score of XX-XXCopyright 2014 WSFA 12 News.  All rights reserved.
    The Troy Trojans dropped their season opener to the UAB Blazers by a score of 48-10.
  • Birmingham PD investigating homicide at local park

    Birmingham PD investigating homicide at local park

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:33:40 GMT
    The Birmingham Police Department says detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred August 29, in the 1900 block of Greensprings Ave at George Ward.Lt. Sean Edwards says the victim has been identified
    The Birmingham Police Department says detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred August 29, in the 1900 block of Greensprings Ave at George Ward.Lt. Sean Edwards says the victim has been identified
  • Opelika city leaders react to ranking on "Most Dangerous Cities" list

    City leaders react to ranking on "Most Dangerous Cities" list

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:25:10 GMT
    A recent study released by a Florida company, Safe Choice Security, and reported by WKRG in Mobile, ranks two cities in our area in the top 15 most dangerous cities in the state of Alabama. Already receiving
    A recent study released by a Florida company, Safe Choice Security, and reported by WKRG in Mobile, ranks two cities in our area in the top 15 most dangerous cities in the state of Alabama.

    Already receiving thousands of hits on the internet, the list ranks Opelika as number 15 and Lanett as number four.
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