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Vicksburg woman shot by neighbor
VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV)--Vicksburg police responded to a missing person call Friday night at The Waltersville Estate Apartments. Once on scene they spoke with 27-year-old Roshonda Pare Smith of Kings Drive who complained that her 18-year old cousin had run away and was living with a neighbor, 32 yea
Last time at bat for urban league baseball in Laurel
WHLTLAUREL, Miss (WJTV) - An independent baseball league in Laurel may have to stop operations. WJTV's Lanaya Lewis talked with players to find out more.Play time for the National Urban Professional Baseball League in Laurel might be cut short.Marcus Chandler - Lester Barclay Head Coach"Right now we
Miss Tupelo Asya Branch crowned 2018 Miss Mississippi - The Vicksburg Post
And the winner is Miss Tupelo Asya Branch.Wiping tears from her eyes, Branch was heard saying, “This does not feel real,” shortly after being crowned 2018 Miss Mississippi Saturday night at the Vicksburg Convention Center.This year’s was the 61st Miss Mississippi pageant in Vicksburg.
Man who allegedly shot Hattiesburg police officer in fair condition, hospital says
Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Ryan Moore and Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel talk about the capture of shooting suspect Victor Kirksey on Monday, June 18, 2018.Lici Beveridge, Hattiesburg American
Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Young Ready - XXL
2015: Revered rapper,Young Ready, born Shannen Hudson, was fatally shot in Bogalusa, La. on a Tuesday afternoon. According to multiple reports out of Louisiana, the burgeoning Bow Entertainment owner was killed alongside 28-year-old Jare Stevenson in the city limits, about 100 miles east of their na
Law enforcement reports for June 22
• Shooting into a vehicle - Spencer Hobert Cherry, 30, 1420 H Kornegay Dr., Meridian. Cherry is also charged with shooting into a dwelling house.
Pike County 11s breeze through district tourney
Liam Magee and Hayden Lewis pitched Game 1, and Layton Hennigan, George Glass and Camp Lott pitched in Game 2.
Laurel School District rolls out new dress code
If your child attends a school in the Laurel School District, listen up. Monday, the Laurel School District Board of Trustees approved a revised uniform policy for the entire district.
Man Used His Teeth To Decapitate His Mother After Argument Over Credit Cards - The Dreamin Demon
WIGGINS, MS– A man who confessed to killing and decapitating his mother stated he used a butter knife, his hands, and his teeth to remove her head.
Cops: Army Vet Decapitated His Mom With a Butter Knife, His Bare Hands & His Teeth - CrimeFeed
WIGGINS, MS — On June 6, officers from the Stone County Sheriff’s Department discovered the decapitated body of Sherry Johnson, 52, in her backyard. Her head, however, was on the other side of the fence.
Dinner guest becomes the meal
In 1980, my wife, Becky, and I were living the idyllic newlywed life on the sheltered campus of Golden Gate Seminary in Mill Valley, Calif.
Mississippi baseball league aimed at black players may fold
Mike Mayden, head of the National Urban Professional Baseball League, tells the Millington Chamber of Commerce what they can expect when the professional team begins to play next year.Tonyaa Weathersbee/The Commercial Appeal
I-59 Crash in Forrest County injures three
HATTIESBURG, Miss (WHLT) - An automobile crash on I-59 injures three. The left Northbound lane of the interstate is blocked.Three people have been transported, including one child for what appears to be minor injuries.
Brave Kitten Tries to Get Inside Pharmacy to Look for Help
"Quinn was spotted by one of the employees of the Pharmacy, frantically trying to come in the door. She was obviously scared, injured and possibly feral," Anna Norris of SCAR toldLove Meow.
She entered the Moss Point store in a hoodie and wearing a backpack. She didn't leave empty-handed.
Moss Point police are investigating an armed robbery of a discount store located on Main Street.Moss Point Police Chief Brandon Ashley said in a news release that someone entered the Family Dollar Store at 3544 Main Street around 1 p.m. on Tuesday with a firearm.A store employee told police that a w
Longtime director who helped bring the Audubon Center to Moss Point has been let go
He was the face and voice of the Pascagoula River Audubon Center in Moss Point, where he served as director for 13 years and opened the new center, and Mark LaSalle was dismissed by the National Audubon Society with no prior notice.
Son of decapitated Hattiesburg High counselor killed mother over credit cards, investigator says
Johnson, 29, was led into the Stone County Courthouse for his preliminary hearing Wednesday in Justice Court where disturbing details came out about the crime.
Mississippi baseball league may fold for lack of money
The National Urban Professional Baseball League tellsWDAM-TVthat it's not attracting enough fans and sponsors to stay afloat. Michael Mayden, who leads the league, says he brought the league's four teams to Laurel, thinking people would be attracted to the games.
Man dies in crash in downtown Petal
PETAL, MS (WDAM) -A man was killed in a mid-morning crash on S Main Street in Petal on Thursday morning. Officials tell us the crash happened just after 9 a.m. near W 5th Avenue.Police said the man crashed into the rear end of a pest control truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.Traffic on S Ma
How much discouragement could you take? Hattiesburg woman learns to ignore the word 'no'
If Jamie Reyes knows one thing, she knows this: "You cannot let the world define you," she says. "You cannot let people tell you what you cannot be. You can do anything you put your mind to."