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  1. Sheriff: Girl, 12, stole mother's car, ran over deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Mississippi sheriff says a 12-year-old girl stole her mother's car and ran over a deputy trying to stop her. Lauderdale County Sheriff Billy Sollie tells news outlets Sgt.


  2. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A former employee of East Mississippi State hospital surrendered to authorities Friday morning after being indicted for fondling a vulnerable person at the facility, announced Attorney General Jim Hood.


  3. Pascagoula River Audubon Center Smithsonian 'Water/Ways' exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    If you want to get your hands on a Smithsonian exhibit right here on the Coast, you better hurry! The Pascagoula River Audubon Center is home to the 'Water/Ways' exhibition for five weeks. "I learned a lot, how cogon grass and all these other invasive species will hurt the river and hurt all the animals, and destroy eggs," said Dario May. They performed their play on day one of the new exhibit at the center in Pascagoula.


  4. Jo Carlisle has taught dance for over 60 years in the Pine Belt.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jo Carlisle hosted her 50th Dance/Gymnastics Recital on the campus of Jones Community Junior College on Saturday. Jo Carlisle, who affectionately prefers to be called "Jo" has been changing lives through the art of dance for over 60 years.


  5. JCJC captures its third straight MACJC title. Courtesy: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    No. 4 JCJC, winners of 13 straight games, now advance to the Region 23 Tournament at Itawamba. The top teams of the four-team tourney advance to the national tournament from May 16-19.


  6. Meridian HS basketball standout shot outside Meridian Waffle HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    WTOK NewsCenter 11 is reporting that Meridian High School basketball player Miles Miller is the victim in Sunday morning's shooting at Waffle House. Miller's father, Sherrod Miller, has been updating the condition of his son via Facebook.


  7. Abducted teen in extreme danger, headed towards ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Authorities say 19-year-old Steven Tanner Meyer abducted Alyssa Riley Cole from her home in the 300 block of Gose Road. Meyer is believed to be headed towards Arkansas and traveling in a dark gray 2002 GMC Yukon with Georgia tag ALW 3567.


  8. Linus continues to improve at Southern Pines Animal ShelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Last year, WDAM introduced Linus, a puppy who was at Southern Pines Animal Shelter suffering with congenital defects that limited his ability to move. Now, we take a look at where Linus is today with the support of a loving community.


  9. Former Meridian nursing home employee arrested on 7 count indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Attorney General Jim Hood, a former office manager at a Meridian nursing home faces 70 years in prison for allegedly stealing money from nursing home residents and the facility. 39-year-old Christy Moulds surrendered to authorities Monday and was booked into the Lauderdale County Jail on a seven-count indictment.


  10. Legislature declares June 'Access to Justice Month'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Mississippi Legislature has declared June Access to Justice Month with free family law clinics expected to in every county of the state. The legislature adopted the resolution on Tuesday. 2 comments

  11. Kidnapping suspect caught after high speed chase in DekalbRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Lauderdale County Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun says the sheriff's department received a call from federal authorities at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. They were informed the suspect in a kidnapping and vehicle theft was coming into Mississippi.


  12. Early morning shooting leaves one dead in MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A man was transported to a local hospital where he later died. Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler confirmed that one person died from a gunshot wound to the chest.


  13. Meridian man sentenced for illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Kahari Scott, 24, of Meridian, Mississippi, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate, to serve 64 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. On September 23, 2016, Kahari Scott, was traveling west on Old Highway 80 in Meridian, Mississippi.


  14. WCU grant will help provide teachers for Meridian Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    William Carey University has received a $20,000 grant to help provide new teachers in Meridian. The money comes from the Phil Hardin Foundation.


  15. Killeen police arrest two capital murder suspects from MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Killeen police said that the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force received information that said that Donshay Sanders, 20, and Dystiny Davis, 25, were at an address on the 1100 block of N. College Street in Killeen. Sanders and Davis were wanted for capital murder and armed robbery in Meridian, Mississippi.


  16. Silver Alert issued for woman last seen at Island View CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for an 80-year-old woman who was last seen at the Island View Casino more than a week ago. MBI Communication Director Warren Strain said Betty Burnside Boutwell, of Meridian, may suffer from a medical condition that could impair her judgment.


  17. MBI issues Silver Alert for missing Meridian womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Boutwell is described as a white female, five feet, five inches tall weighing 165 pounds with short gray hair and blue eyes.


  18. Meridian residents charged with harboring and employing illegal immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Cheng Lin, 35, Guo Guang Lin, 60, and Yan Fei Tang, 33, all of Meridian, have been charged in a four-count criminal indictment with harboring and shielding illegal aliens, hiring illegal aliens, continuing the employment of illegal aliens, and wire fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst. According to the indictment, Lin, Lin, and Tang engaged in a pattern and practice of employing illegal aliens at China Buffet II in Meridian, Mississippi. 2 comments

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