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Woman from Mississippi found dead at truck stop in New Orleans

The store manager, who did not want to be identified, says she received a call from a dispatcher, asking them to conduct a welfare check. They discovered the doors were locked.

WWL-TV - 2018-09-18 03:38:50


Denzell Charleston, who is listed as a resident of Demopolis but may now reside in Linden, has been charged with Robbery, 1st degree (a felony charge); Attempting to Elude Police, and Assault, 3rddegree.

CHOCTAWSUN.ORG - 2018-09-18 00:00:00

Police: Suspect wanted for hitting man with vehicle

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Laurel police are searching for a driver accused of intentionally running over a man.Tarus T. Barnes Jr., 22, faces one count of aggravated assault after police responded to to a report of a man hit by a vehicle on Saturday, according to the Laurel Police Department.Police said o

WDAM-TV - 2018-09-17 21:01:00

Sheriff's deputy in Mississippi involved in truck crash

WAYNESBORO, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol says a tractor-trailer rig has struck a sheriff's deputy's car.Troopers say a rig struck a Wayne County deputy's cruiser on U.S. Highway 84 where the officer was conducting traffic control for a driveway repaving operation at a chemical company

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-09-18 14:40:00

Mississippi man kills his family in Jackson home

When they arrived on scene, they found a man in a wheelchair just outside the home, and a firearm was near him.

FOX8LIVE.COM - 2018-09-17 00:18:00

Man who led high-speed chase in Lauderdale County pleads guilty to kidnapping, sexual abuse of girl, 4, in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to kidnapping a 4-year-old girl from her South Carolina home and sexually assaulting her before she was rescued in Alabama also told investigators he killed his girlfriend days earlier, prosecutors said.

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-09-18 20:39:00

Alabama Football: We owe Jalen Hurts an apology

Sometime Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Jalen Hurts will play in his fourth Alabama football game of the 2018 season. Before he reaches that redshirt threshold, he is due an apology.

BAMAHAMMER.COM - 2018-09-18 11:06:53

Waitr now live in Meridian

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) -The Waitr app has officially launched in Meridian.That means you can have food from some of your favorite restaurants delivered right to your front door. All you have to do is download the app and choose the restaurant and food you'd like delivered.The director of market deve

WTOK-TV - 2018-09-17 18:00:00

New charges, suspect in Meridian child pornography investigation

Powe, 30, now faces nine additional charges for possession of child pornography, four charges for sexual battery, one count of kidnapping and two counts of human trafficking.

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-09-17 17:15:00

Couple arrested for child pornography and human trafficking

Nathan Powe was arrested by the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department Friday. He has been charged with 10 counts of child pornography, four counts of sexual batter, one count of kidnapping and two counts of human trafficking. Chief deputy Ward Calhoun says Powe attempted to sell access to minors on


Mississippi US senate candidate wants Blacks to stop 'begging' for scraps

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel casts his ballot at the George Harrison Building on June 24, 2014 in Ellisville, Mississippi. Tea Party-backed republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Mississippi State Sen Chris McDaniel is battling against incumbent U.S. Sen


BamaInsider.com - What Alabama's doing to avoid another 'rat-poison' game against Texas A&M

"I'm trying to get our players to listen to me instead of listening to you guys,” Saban said following last year’s game. “All that stuff you write about how good we are, all that stuff they hear on ESPN, it's like poison. It's like taking poison. Like rat poison.”

RIVALS.COM - 2018-09-18 10:00:00

Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State Top College Football National Championship Odds

OddsShark provided the latest odds to win a title following the Week 3 games, with Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State at the top of the list:

BLEACHER REPORT - 2018-09-17 19:40:22

Australians Alarmed After Needles Repeatedly Found In Strawberries

Late on Monday afternoon, a case also emerged in WesternAustraliawhena man in the town of York, 100 kilometres east of Perth, called police after finding the needle while preparing strawberries for his family.

LAUREL LEADER-CALL - 2018-09-18 00:00:00

Truck rolls in Sunday accident

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) -Traffic was backed up for a little bit on I-20 Sunday evening.Crews responded to the wreck on the bridge above Airport Boulevard around 7:20 p.m. A truck landed on its side after wrecking. At least one person was transported to the hospital.The extent of the person's injuries


3 arrested after leading police on chase in stolen vehicle in Hattiesburg

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Three suspects were arrested Saturday after stealing a vehicle and leading authorities on a high-speed chase through Hattiesburg.According to Mississippi Highway Patrol Spokesperson Travis Luck, the chase started around 7 p.m. after authorities attempted to perform a traffic


Mississippi State Police Agency Will No Longer Buy Nike Over Kaepernick Campaign

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s state police agency says it will no longer buy Nike products, with Public Safety Commissioner Marshall Fisher saying he won’t spend money with “vendors who do not support law enforcement and our military.”


One dead, one injured in shooting

One person was found dead at a Motel 6 on the I-65 Beltline, and another was found shot and injured at a nearby business, presumbaly the Altitude Trampoline/West Marine parking lot.


WATCH: Ole Miss, Alabama fans fight Saturday in The Grove

But that didn’t stop fans from each side from getting into a scuffle before the game in The Grove. It was unclear what sparked the disagreement, as there was a reference to “last week” while the melee unfolded, as each team had a lopsided victory; Ole Miss beat Southern Illinois 76-41, and Alabama b


Alabama, Georgia sit on top of latest AP poll

The SEC had a pretty good weekend overall, and now the conference has their top two teams on top of the AP Top 25. No. 1 Alabama remains the king of the AP poll, but Georgia moved just past Clemson in this week's poll. The Bulldogs and Tigers swapped spots in the AP Top 25, but the Tigers received t