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  1. Suspect arrested in Gulfport double homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Torre Mandrell Clark, 35, is facing two counts of first degree murder. Police say he is responsible for the homicides of Terry Singleton and Fredrick Robinson.


  2. 9 years after recession began, some states still unrecoveredRead the original story

    Thursday May 18 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Call them the unrecovered - a handful of states where job markets, nine years later, are still struggling back to where they were before the recession. That's true in Mississippi, where job numbers and the overall size of the economy remain below 2008 levels.


  3. Elyssa C. McKenzie. Source: Clarke County Sheriff's Department.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Elyssa C. McKenzie has been missing since February 27, and was last seen at the Waffle House behind the Circle K on 222nd Avenue in Meridian. Deputies are asking if you have any information on her whereabouts to call 601-776-5252 or Crime Stoppers at 1-855-485-8477.


  4. Two killed in Meridian house fire; no missing childRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The coroner confirms two people were killed in a house fire in Meridian Thursday evening. It happened around 6 p.m. at a home in the 5800 block of Mosby Road.


  5. Investigators: Suspect was on scene of quadruple murder when police arrivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Investigators have confirmed that the accused killer of a Toomsuba family was on the scene of the murder Tuesday when police arrived. Four victims, including a 5-year-old boy, were found shot to death inside the home on Tuesday, while a 3-year-old child was found inside alive.


  6. Suspect identified in quadruple homicide of Mississippi familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The suspect, Karon D. McVay, was arrested in Meridian on Wednesday. He has been charged with three counts of murder, one count of capital murder and felon in possession of a firearm.


  7. Father, son killed in Kemper Co. crashRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that a father and son were among the victims of a deadly crash on Sunday in Kemper County. According to WTOK in Meridian, 44-year-old Jason House and his 15-year-old son, Bradley, who attended West Lauderdale High School were killed in the wreck.


  8. Mother, 2 daughters killed in Halloween crash in MississippiRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A pickup truck slammed into a small utility trailer carrying at least nine people on Halloween night, killing a mother and her two daughters, authorities said Tuesday. Killed in Monday night's crash were Kristina Shaver, 33, and her daughters, Baylie, 8, and Brooke, 2, Mississippi Highway Patrol Capt.


  9. Identities released of mother, two daughters killed in Newton County hayride crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The 7 remaining occupants on the trailer were taken to hospitals in Meridian and Jackson. Their injuries are listed as life threatening and remain in critical condition.


  10. Construction on Lakeland Drive shuts down 2 lanesRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Construction will begin Tuesday a new left turn lane and crosswalks at the intersection of Lakeland Drive and Peachtree Street to accommodate the new Meridian at Fondren development. As part of the construction, the left lane of Lakeland Drive in both directions of Lakeland Drive will be closed at Peachtree Street and all left turns and U-turns will be prohibited at the signal at Lakeland Drive and Peachtree Street.


  11. One firefighter dead, two others seriously injured in Meridian fire truck crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to WTOK, Mayor Percy Bland was on scene, where he confirmed that one firefighter is dead and two firefighters are at the hospital with serious injuries. The firefighter's identity has not been released.


  12. Coroner on scene of deadly fire truck crash in MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to WTOK in Meridian, a fire truck flipped while on response to a call. Two firemen are being transported to the hospital and air vac services are on standby.


  13. MS insurance executive indicted in Corrections Corruption caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Corrections Corruption investigation has trapped yet another Mississippi businessman in its net. Wednesday Guy E. "Butch" Evans appeared in federal court, charged in the Chris Epps bribery kickback scheme.


  14. Meridian nurse arrested on Medicaid fraud chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Attorney General Jim Hood announced Friday the arrest of a Meridian registered nurse, who is accused of stealing prescription drugs intended for one of his patients. 55-year-old Timothy Jones was arrested Thursday following an indictment by a Lauderdale County grand jury.


  15. AG says Lauderdale Co. man pleads guilty to sexual battery of a vulnerable personRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Attorney General Jim Hood announced Friday that a Lauderdale County man has been sentenced to prison after being convicted of sexual battery of a vulnerable person. LaCarlos Presswood, 36, of Meridian, pleaded guilty Thursday in Lauderdale County Circuit Court to one count of sexual battery of a vulnerable person.


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