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Woman wanted in Laurel shooting in custody
Tara Ducksworth, 30, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault. (Photo source: LPD)
Woman wanted after 2 injured in Laurel shooting
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Laurel police are searching for a woman wanted in a Monday night shooting that injured two people.Laurel Police Captain Tommy Cox said in a news release that officers responded to the shooting in the 3800 block of Yale Avenue and found two victims, a man and woman, suffering from
Gang- banger jailed in E’ville robberies
Ellisville police arrested a member of the Gangster Disciples, along with two juveniles, in the armed robberies of teenagers in Ellisville.+1Elliott BramlettElliott Bramlett, 19, was being held in the Jones County Adult Detention Center on $20,000 bond following his arrest Wednesday afternoon.
MDOC searching for two escapees
MARION, Miss. (WJTV) - The Mississippi Department of Corrections said officials are working to find two escapees. According to MDOC's Facebook page, Christopher Parmenter and Andrew Carter escaped the Noxubee County Transitional Center in Macon around 7:45 p.m. on Sunday. Both men have been convicte
Wiggins police officer loses everything, wedding scheduled in 3 weeks
Fundraisers have been opened through andGoFundMethrough the Wiggins Police Department. So far, over $6,000 has been raised.
Family of missing man speaks out
CHOCTAW COUNTY, Ala. (WTOK) -Arthur Lawrence Ward, 69, of Choctaw County, Ala., has not been seen for two weeks.
Elderly, bed-bound woman saves herself from house fire
WAYNE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - A Wayne County elderly woman, who is bed-bound, was able to move herself to safety before firemen responded to her burning home, the Jones County Fire Council said Sunday morning.
Laurel’s star offensive tackle receives All-American jersey
Congrats to Laurel Offensive Tackle@CharlesCross67for being presented his All-American jersey this morning!The FSU commit will be the first in history to represent Laurel.pic.twitter.com/eEknQo4kMC— Lexi Hughes (@LexiHughesTV)October 22, 2018
Three people taken by ambulance after wreck on 84
JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - Three people were hurt in a car crash in Jones County on Hwy 84 early Sunday morning, according to officials. The Jones County Fire Council says two vehicles collided at Eastview Drive. Powers volunteer firefighters responded to the scene and gave first aide to the victi
Father & son “band” at Jones College
Jones College Director of Bands, Dr. Ben Burge (left) bonds with his son, Max (right) in the Plaza before a performance.
Lady War Eagles fall in title tilt
Early on, it looked as though Neshoba would roll to the title with ease, scoring 12 runs in the bottom of the first inning of Game 1 to take a 12-4 lead. WCHS battled back, though, outscoring NCHS, 7-4, over the final six innings before falling by a 16-11 margin.
Woman killed after domestic disturbance identified; suspect in custody
The suspect is being held without bond and is currently awaiting his initial court appearance. 53-year-old Anthony Washington has been arrested and charged with murder for the shooting death of Latoya McBride. Source: JPD JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson police are investigating a deadly shooting tha
Drug Take Back at LPD Saturday
The Laurel Police Department will host its biennial Drug Take Back event on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at the LPD headquarters at 317 South Magnolia St.
Hattiesburg woman charged with child abuse
Hope Nix, 44, was charged with one count of child abuse in an ongoing investigation. ((Photo source: HPD))
Deion Branch joins 1998 Jones County team in 20th anniversary celebration
The wideout went on to enjoy a 12-year NFL career, winning two super bowls with the New England Patriots and being crowned the most valuable player of Super Bowl XXXIX. Branch grew up in Albany, Georgia but his time at Jones County certainly helped mold him into the player he would become.
Waynesboro housing authority to investigate after director arrested
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the City of Waynesboro is back on the job after being arrested on drug charges last week.The housing authority announced during a Monday meeting that it will conduct its own investigation after Executive Director Larry Dunn
Woman walking along Mississippi 613 was hit and killed late Friday
A 37-year-old woman was killed Friday night on Mississippi 613 in Jackson County, when she was hit by a car, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
Pedestrian killed in early morning crash; driver charged with DUI
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - One man is dead after being hit by two vehicles early Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 49 in Hattiesburg.According to the Hattiesburg Police Department, the pedestrian was hit on Hwy. 49 near Central School Road around 3 a.m. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.Forre
Hattiesburg police are looking for driver who may have struck and killed a pedestrian
When officers arrived, they saw the victim in the roadway. He appeared to bed dead, Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Ryan Moore said.
Man sentenced in Prentiss shooting
JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Jefferson Davis County judge sentenced a man for a 2017 shooting on Friday.Joshua Loftin was sentenced to 10 years with five to serve and five post-release supervision for the shooting of Dontarius Walker in April 2017. Loftin was charged with aggravated assault