A Hidden Side of Homelessness: Pine Belt lacks shelters for women

As of Jan. 2018, The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development says 1,352 experience homelessness on any given day.

  Congress plunges into Mueller report, subpoena upcoming

It's now up to Congress to decide what to do with special counsel Robert Mueller's findings about President Donald Trump.
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  St Patrick’s suspect previously arrested at other cathedral

The arrest comes two days after a fire consumed the famed Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, destroying its roof and collapsing its spire.


HPD searching for commercial burglary suspect

  Ladner lands “destination” job with USM hiring

Power outages reported across the Pine Belt

Keith’s Superstores’ Shamrock campaign raises nearly $87K for MDA

Hattiesburg man arrested on drug charge

Hattiesburg police and Metro Narcotics Agents arrested a Hub City man on Wednesday and seized more than 400 grams of marijuana.
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  Storms batter South, kill 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama

Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama while leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.

Shelters open ahead of severe weather threat

First Alert Weather Day: Severe weather possible today and tonight

Man reported missing in Hattiesburg found safe

LIST: Pine Belt schools dismiss early Thursday due to weather

  U.S. Judge Starrett looks back on career before shifting to senior status

  No confirmed cases of measles in MS as outbreaks grow elsewhere

  Pine Belt residents react to Notre Dame fire

FGH, MORA celebrate National Donate Life Month

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  Kodak Black arrested on drug, gun charge at Canadian border

Black, whose legal name is Bill Kapri, was driving two other people in a Cadillac Escalade with temporary California registration across the Lewiston-Queenston International Bridge at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday, according to New York state police.


Duke named athletic director at SE Bapitist

  East Marion’s John Rawls signs with Jones College

  Northeast Jones makes 5th straight playoff berth

  Ladner lands “destination” job with USM hiring

Jay Ladner to take over USM basketball

Just six days after Doc Sadler resigned from his post as head coach of USM basketball, it appears Jeremy McClain has made his first hire as athletic director of Southern Miss.Jay Ladner has been hired as head coach of Golden Eagle basketball, first reported by Jeff Goodman of WatchStadium.com.


MDEQ issues water contact advisory near Taylorsville

Forbes names Sanderson Farms among America’s best employers

  Suspect charged in vicious beating tells judge drinking, misunderstanding led to attack

State Auditor releases report showing increased outside-the-classroom spending

Mississippi residents can display state flag minus Confederate battle emblem with new specialty license plate

Legislators have not changed the actual flag that's the last in the U.S. with the Confederate emblem, although some have pushed for the "Stennis flag."
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  Doctors develop possible cure for ‘bubble boy’ disease using gene therapy

Eight children were treated with an experimental gene therapy to help restore their immune systems. About two years later, all are doing well, and doctors believe this could be a cure.

First Alert: Pine Belt under “Enhanced Risk” for severe weather Thursday

Strong storms rumble across Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas

  USM’s woes continue in 4-1 loss at South Alabama

  WDAM Investigates: A lesson in home education