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Woman accused of leaving 4 children in van while shopping

According to police, the engine was off and the windows were rolled up when Walmart employees noticed the children were inside the Honda minivan. Surveillance video from inside the store showed Fairburn had been shopping for about an hour before the children were found, according to police.

WAFB.COM - 2018-07-16 00:00:00

Woman charged after children left in car

Amber Fairburn, 25, of Columbia, was arrested by Columbia police shortly before noon, according to Lt. Cmdr. Jonathan Harrison.

COLUMBIANPROGRESS.COM - 2018-07-16 13:56:00

Python slithers its last in Columbia

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Hattiesburg police have little to go on in Grace Court shooting

Police responded to a report of a shooting on Grace Court, off Edwards Street, around 8 a.m. Sunday.

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-07-16 18:07:00

Two men arrested in McComb burglary spree, police say

Police say they believe Jasmin Jones, 34, broke in or attempted to break into at least three businesses from early to mid-Saturday morning.

WAPT - 2018-07-16 17:05:00

Victim accidentally shoots himself during attempted robbery in Hattiesburg

Crime has dropped 19 percent in the first quarter of 2018, Hattiesburg Police Chief Anthony Parker said. That's due to efforts by the department, the city and most importantly the citizens, he said.Lici Beveridge/Hattiesburg American

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-07-16 01:38:00

Man charged with robbery after victim shoots himself

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A man told police that he pulled out a gun and accidentally shot himself in the hand when a man attempted to rob him.Hattiesburg police spokesman Ryan Moore says witnesses told police that a man was approaching people and asking for money in a Walmart parking lot on Sunday.

WESTPLAINSDAILYQUILL.NET - 2018-07-16 21:17:01

Devastating illness fails to keep Southern Miss student from pursuing her dreams

Today, the University of Southern Mississippi alumna and Hattiesburg native is a successful graduate student at Ohio State University, well on her way to a doctoral degree and a career in a field that will benefit communities across the country. But as she progressed toward her graduation from South

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-07-16 15:00:00

Hattiesburg town hall meeting held Monday to discuss decriminalization of marijuana

Jackson City Councilman, DeKeither StampsACLU of MS Executive Director Jennifer Riley Collins, Esq.Christina Dent, Back Porch Drug Policy ForumGreg Prine, Community ActivistJackson City Councilman Aaron Banks

WDAM-TV - 2018-07-16 00:00:00

McComb might see turnover in some top city government jobs

Those affected are the police chief, the city administrator, the board attorney, the city clerk and two deputy clerks, two municipal judges, the city prosecutor and the public defender.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-07-15 15:52:44

Business rankings: How does Mississippi stack up?

Mississippi was the lowest-ranked Southern state on the list, coming in just ahead of Alaska at No. 49. The Magnolia State was ranked 40th or lower in several of the scorecard's key metrics including workforce (41st), infrastructure (41st), economy (49th) and quality of life (42nd).

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-07-16 16:00:00

HPD: Man injured in shooting

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -The Hattiesburg Police Department is asking for the public's help after a shooting in the 900 block of Dabbs Street on Thursday just before 11 p.m.. Upon arrival, they found a unknown male with a gunshot wound to an unspecified part of his body.HPD investigating shooting in 9


Hattiesburg police ask for public's help in Thursday night shooting

Hattiesburg Police are asking the public for information following a Thursday night shooting on Dabbs Street.Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 900 block of Dabbs shortly before 11 p.m.Officers discovered a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a


Citizens seek help for animal shelter

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Hattiesburg: No shortage of things to do this weekend

Friday,Book Signing & Reading, at Main... Street Books, 5 p.m.Friday, Live Music:Allen Mann, at Conway's Pub, 6:30 p.m.Friday,Shake It Off Aromatherapy Class, at Greenhouse Yoga, 6:45 p.m.Friday, Live Music:SummerTunes '18, at Town Square Park, 7 p.m.Friday,Musical: "Schoolhouse Rock Live!", at Will


The Coast is tired of waiting for BP money. It is time for action.

The Coast has waited far too long to learn the fate of the $100 million that remains to be paid for economic damages from BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil disaster.We know the majority of the economic damage was inflicted on the people of Mississippi’s Coast. And we know that no rational argument has been

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-07-16 06:00:00

Inmates back in custody after escaping from Raymond Detention Center

Carey, 20, is being held on capital murder, carjacking, disorderly conduct and false pretense charges.

WJTV.COM - 2018-07-15 12:42:09

NOPD officials say 8-year-old boy drowns in Lake Pontchartrain

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Man arrested after SWAT standoff in Slidell, sheriff's office says

The woman reported that she and her boyfriend, 29-year-old Steven Cayou, had an argument and then it became physical, the sheriff’s office says. The woman told deputies Cayou grabbed her and locked her out of the house and locked himself inside.


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