LPD urges public to be aware of potential scams

Authorities at the Laurel Police Department want to warn residents to be on the lookout for scams in the area.
 Alternatives to build your immune system, fight flu
Perry County traffic stop leads to arrest of Florida fugitive
 WDAM Investigation: Your care and where you live
Fillingane hopes for balanced budget, teacher pay increase in 2019
HPD hoping to speak to witnesses to deadly vehicle crash

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Second case of Chronic Wasting Disease found in deer in Issaquena Co.
What’s next for hunters after a second case of Chronic Wasting Disease was found in a deer in Issaqueena County?
ACLU of Mississippi issues statement on Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s “public hanging” comment
Hyde-Smith has drawn harsh criticism for the comment she made referencing that if the cattle rancher she was campaigning with “invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.”
Fillingane hopes for balanced budget, teacher pay increase in 2019
Christmas is still weeks away, but one state lawmaker already has his wish list for the 2019 Legislative session.

Missing woman could be in the Pine Belt

The Choctaw County, AL Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding a missing woman, and investigators believe she could be in the Pine Belt.

HPD hoping to speak to witnesses to deadly vehicle crash

According to authorities, the incident happened on Nov. 13 just before 6:30 a.m.
Civil Rights pioneer explains why comment by Cindy Hyde-Smith is offensive
  CAUGHT ON CAMERA: A veteran and his K-9 friend are together again
Be Aware: Postcard Scam popping up in time for the holidays

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Report cites weak reporting on missing, killed Native women

A study released by a Native American non-profit says numerous police departments in cities nationwide are not adequately identifying or reporting cases of missing and murdered indigenous women

Volkswagen to devote 3 German plants to electric car push

German automaker Volkswagen says it will convert three factories in Germany to manufacture electric cars, getting ready to ramp up production of zero-local emission cars ahead of tougher European emissions standards

SPORTS

  Hattiesburg Country Club hosts inaugural “Carpenter Cup”

  Player of the Week - Petal junior Ja’Korian Newsome

USM looking to bounce back at home

Sports Medicine manager warns of lowering head in football

High School Football Recap-Week 13

A roundup of Friday's high school football games, including Hattiesburg, West Jones, Stone, Poplarville and Oak Grove.