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  1. South Mississippi's Children Center to shut downRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    After serving children for nearly 40 years, the only diagnostic evaluation center in South Mississippi will close their doors for good. "There's a federal act that was passed- Family First Act- that was passed back in Februarya that really has an emphasis to move away from congregate care settings and towards community-based settings, " Damon said.

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  2. MDOC inmate dies, bringing total to 15 for AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Another inmate has died in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, bringing the total to 15 deaths in the month of August, according to our sister station WLBT. WLBT reported that Green County Coroner Ladd Pulliam confirmed Earl Davis, 55, died at 12:52 p.m. on Thursday at Promise Hospital in Vicksburg.

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  3. Game of the Week: Pearl slides by Warren Central, 17-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Our Game of the Week for week two of the high school football season was a close one between Pearl and Warren Central in Vicksburg.

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  4. Vicksburg woman shot to death during possible home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    On Wednesday August 22, around 1:45 a.m. Vicksburg Police responded to 314 Lake Hill Drive in reference to a possible home invasion. Police found a 25-year-old female, identified as Jasmine Nicole Adams, lying at the back door of the home.

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  5. Utica man beaten in jail by detainees indicted by Warren County grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Utica man has been indicted for a shooting on Christmas Eve in Vicksburg. Attorney Warren Martin who represents 22 year old Denzell Watts, confirms he has been indicted in Warren County on five counts of aggravated assault and one count of possession of contraband while in jail.

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  6. Southern Miss wide receivers looking to come through in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Four of the top five pass catchers from last season's Southern Miss squad are gone, but that doesn't mean the cupboard was left bare. In fact, this group might be better when all things are said done.

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  7. The Good Stuff: Slowin' down and almost homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Shawn Puffer of Bossier Parish has been kayaking the entire length of the Mississippi River since June 3 and he is set to reach his final destination, the Gulf of Mexico, as early as Wednesday, August 8th. "If it wasn't for me doing the daily blogs and seeing the date, I would totally lose the days, really quick," Puffer said.

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  8. Victims, suspect in Vicksburg carjacking crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Two people are dead after a carjacking suspect crashed into their vehicle head-on in the 300 block of Warrenton Road in Vicksburg. The victims have been identified as 30-year-old Jared Develle Brinner of Vicksburg and 32-year-old Ron Lydell Hedrick of Pattison.

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  9. Vicksburg man charged with rape of girl; Source: Vicksburg PDRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Vicksburg police, 28-year-old Roderick Wayne Williams Jr. was arrested and charged around 1:00 a.m. on August 3. Investigators said they were called to a home on Elizabeth Circle in reference to a sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl. The victim told police that her uncle, Williams, forced his way into their home after she opened the door, threw her down on the loveseat and forcibly raped her.

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  10. 16-year-old charged with attempted murder in Vicksburg shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A 16-year-old has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after a 20-year-old man was shot while he sat in his car in Vicksburg. On July 17, Vicksburg police responded to Meadowvale Drive, regarding a shooting, and found Michael Lamonte Sorrells Jr. shot once while sitting in his 1999 Toyota Camry.

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  11. Woman arrested after high speed chase on I-20 W into VicksburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Troopers with the Mississippi Highway Patrol was conducting a speed enforcement on I-20 around 2:55 p.m., when they saw a Lexus GS350 traveling westbound at 110 miles per hour. According to Corporal Kervin Stewart, the vehicle driven by 43-year-Shelia D. Thomas from Edwards, failed to yield to law enforcement and began passing other vehicles on the interstate.

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  12. 3 on the Road: Onward StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Perhaps the most famous visit to Mississippi's South Delta happened in 1902. Back then it was a Presidential visit.

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  13. Miss Tupelo crowned Miss Mississippi 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Aysa Branch won the title of Miss Mississippi 2018 on Saturday following three days of preliminaries in Vicksburg. Branch was one of the first winners during day one of preliminaries in the swimsuit competition.

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  14. Petal native wins in final night of Miss Mississippi preliminariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Mississippi Corporation wrapped up the final night of primaries on June 22. The evening ended with two contestants being double winners over the course of three days. Tanner Fant, Miss New South, won swimsuit just two days after winning talent on the first night of preliminaries.

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  15. Miss Mississippi provides economic boost for VicksburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    It is filled with folks who come each year for the Miss Mississippi Pageant. There are signs of the Miss Mississippi pageant all over Vicksburg.

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  16. YEAR 61: Vicksburg is home for Miss Mississippi PageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Vicksburg has many nicknames; The Gibraltar of America, Red Carpet City of the South, The Key to the South, but one thing most people know it as is 'home to the Miss Mississippi Pageant.' Last year, the pageant celebrated 60 years of being in Vicksburg.

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  17. Miss Mississippi contestants arrive for 2018 competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Sunday 49 contestants arrived in Vicksburg. They are hoping to win the title of Miss Mississippi 2018.

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  18. Home catches fire in Vicksburg; Source: WLBTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Mississippi High School Activities Association basketball playoffs are now in the semifinal round, and eight teams from the Pine Belt are trying to play their way into championship games. Southern Miss men's basketball will host a few youth camps this summer.

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  19. Warren County's K & B Lounge closed indefinitely following Saturday morning shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Sheriff says an argument took place at another location earlier that day and later the dispute turned into gunfire outside the lounge.....Source: WLBT hree people are in custody in Warren County in connection with a shooting that happened early Sunday morning in the parking lot of the K & B Lounge. ....Source: WCSD Sheriff Pace says 19-year-old Tony Smoots, 20-year-old Keondre Price and 21-year-old Charles Doss Jr., ALL of Vicksburg, were arrested......Source: WCSD "We have had trouble with that club before.

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  20. Three in custody after Warren County shooting injures threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Three people are in custody following an overnight shooting that injured three in the parking lot of the K & B Lounge in Warren County. According to Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace, deputies arrived at the lounge just after 3:00 a.m. and found a 26-year-old woman shot in the buttocks, a 25-year-old man with a gunshot graze wound to the head and a 19-year-old man who had been hit by two cars.

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