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Donald Trump blasts Republicans who are against Graham-Cassidy proposal

Under Graham-Cassidy's language, a state must show how it "intends to maintain access to adequate and affordable health insurance coverage for individuals with pre-existing conditions" if it requests a waiver. This includes conservative firebrand Roy Moore forcing a GOP primary runoff against Sen. M

LAUREL LEADER-CALL - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Some roofs damaged, power lines, trees down after severe storm Saturday

A broken line of severe thunderstorms moved through portions of the Pine Belt Saturday night, causing sporadic damage. There were reports of trees and power lines down and roof damage in portions of Lamar and Covington counties. In Seminary, a 70-foot tall pine tree crashed down on the front lawn o

WDAM-TV - 2017-09-24 01:58:15

Crews clean-up storm damage in Seminary

Source: WDAM A severe storm Saturday night in Seminary had some spending their Sunday cleaning up the scattered damage. The National Weather Service said straight line winds from a Microburst caused the damage to some roofs, power lines and pine trees in the area. Cleaning crews were at the Post Off

WDAM-TV - 2017-09-24 21:57:17

Infant, child among injured in rollover accident

We have new details in a rollover accident that sent four people, including a child and an infant, to the hospital Saturday. The victims were all riding in a GMC Envoy when it rolled over on Highway 28 near Taylorsville just after noon. According to the Jones County Fire Council, a man and an infan

WDAM-TV - 2017-09-24 16:32:07

Four people, including infant, injured in Jones car accident

Four people, including an infant, were sent to the hospital Saturday afternoon after a one-vehicle accident in Jones County. The victims were all riding in a GMC Envoy when it rolled over on Highway 28 near Taylorsville just after noon. The driver and a toddler were ejected. Two other people in the

WDAM-TV - 2017-09-23 22:01:49

TIMELINE: Minute-by-minute breakdown of shooting at Hub City nightclub

Police records show a minute-by-minute breakdown of what exactly happened the night a man opened fire at a Hub City nightclub. Source: WDAM Questions are still circulating after a man opened fire at a Hub City night club Saturday morning. MOBILE USERS: Click here to view the interactive timeline wi

WDAM-TV - 2017-09-26 16:19:12

Pine Belt universities, colleges battle rising costs of textbooks: 'It's a challenge'

Southern Miss student Zaria Azor does everything she can to save money when she buys textbooks for her college classes. This semester, she only spent $200 - a lot less than the $500 she spent last semester. "I try to play it as cheap as I can," she said. "I make sure I look around online and I don't

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-09-26 15:15:04

Woman hospitalized, Mississippi man charged in shooting

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Police say a man is being charged after a woman was shot at a home in Mississippi. Hattiesburg Police Lt. LaTosha Myers-Mitchell told news outlets that 59-year-old Roy McNair was arrested on Monday and charged with domestic aggravated assault. The woman was taken to the hos

WHLT.COM - 2017-09-26 17:56:53

Woman shot multiple times during domestic dispute; 1 arrested

Roy McNair (Hattiesburg Police) HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) - A woman is shot during a domestic disturbance in Hattiesburg. Lt. Latosha Myers Mitchell said police arrested Roy McNair and charged him with domestic aggravated assault. Officers went to North Chancellor Road just after 8 p.m. Sunday to

WHLT.COM - 2017-09-25 17:18:00

Homeowner shoots, kills alleged home invasion suspect; 1 other arrested

Anton Smith (Photo: HPD) HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WJTV) - Hattiesburg Police said a homeowner shot and killed a person who allegedly broke into the home. Lt. Latosha Myers Mitchell said officers went to Orange Street on the night of September 24 to respond to the home invasion. The homeowners told poli

WHLT.COM - 2017-09-25 16:56:10

Dates set for jurisdictional trial for Bellevue incorporation

The Concerned Citizens of Bellevue group is moving forward with plans to stop the incorporation of the city of Bellevue. But first it is protesting the consolidation of the Bellevue effort with Hattiesburg's annexation plans. Lici Beveridge/Hattiesburg American Announcement made at Lamar County Bo

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-09-25 19:25:52

Suspect killed in Hub City home invasion identified, one charged

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A suspect who died in a Hub City home invasion Sunday night has been identified. Justin Woodland, 17, was killed after being shot by the homeowner, according to Hattiesburg police. Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem said Woodland's body will be sent to Jackson for an a

WDAM-TV - 2017-09-25 14:30:00

Police: Teenage suspect killed in Mississippi home invasion

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Police say a teenage suspect was fatally shot in an apparent home invasion in Mississippi. Hattiesburg police told WDAM-TV that they believe the homeowner shot 17-year-old Justin Woodland on Sunday night. Authorities say no charges are being filed against the homeowner and

MERIDIAN STAR - 2017-09-25 15:27:36

Lincoln County nurse faces trial in 13-month-old's death Monday

According to most recent CDC statistics, an estimated 1 in 4 children in America experience maltreatment at some point in their lives. Here is what to do if you suspect child abuse and how to report it. USA Today Network, Stephanie Dickrell A registered nurse indicted in the 2014 murder of a child

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-09-24 17:12:24

1 shot, 1 charged in apparent domestic incident in Hub City

Hattiesburg police are investigating a shooting that left one woman injured in the Hub City. "We are investigating a possible domestic altercation that resulted in a shooting and happened around 8:00 p.m. Sunday," said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore. Roy McNair Sr., 59, of Hattiesburg w

WDAM-TV - 2017-09-25 04:10:20

City wants to hear comments, concerns from residents about Comcast

Hattiesburg leaders want to hear how residents feel about the city's current cable provider, Comcast. The city's Cable Advisory Board will hold two public hearings on cable-related matters as the city continues to work on negotiations with Comcast. "We want residents to come out and share their go

WDAM-TV - 2017-09-24 17:01:07

Joyce Caroline Westmorland Wood Lee

Joyce Caroline Westmorland Wood Lee, 76, of Hattiesburg died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at her home. Services will be Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Oak Grove United Methodist Church followed by a graveside service at 1:30 p.m. at Vicksburg City Cemetery. Mrs. Lee was preceded in death by h

VICKSBURG POST - 2017-09-23 23:59:59

Woman critical after being shot during domestic incident in Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg police spokesman Lt. Jon Traxler says staying alert and taking note of details can help police identify and capture suspects. Lici Beveridge/Hattiesburg American A woman remains in critical condition after being shot several times during a domestic incident in Hattiesburg. Police were c

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-09-25 17:38:27

Model brings book tour 'home' - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

An international model has returned home to The Pine Belt to tell her story and promote her new book. Tess Holliday, a model and native of Laurel, recently wrote, "The Not So Subtle Art of Being a Fat Girl." She'll sign copies of her book Monday at 6 p.m. at Books-A-Million in Hattiesburg. Hollida

WDAM-TV - 2017-09-25 18:39:51

Petal Middle School Principal Michael Hogan inspires his students to do the right thing

Michael Hogan, Petal Middle School principal, ran into trouble as a child when he moved away from Petal. He says the Petal community does the right thing by supporting children in the schools, church and with civic organizations. Wochit Michael Hogan, principal of Petal Middle School, is able to re

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-09-25 12:02:04