USM ambushed by Longwood’s 18 treys

Longwood University knocks down 18 treys to down the University of Southern Mississippi in CBI.

  Teacher forced preschoolers to stand naked in closet as punishment, Illinois police say

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  Blaze extinguished at Texas petrochemicals facility

International Terminals Company said the blaze in Deer Park was extinguished as of 3 a.m. Wednesday. The fire began Sunday at the facility southeast of Houston, sending a huge, dark plume of smoke thousands of feet in the air, though officials said air quality remained safe.

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Gulfport man ran unlicensed care facility, stole patients social security benefits

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One injured in Laurel shooting, man charged

  Support grows for I-14 expansion in Mississippi

2 arrests made in Shirley’s of Collins fire investigation

Police Chief Joey Ponder said Collins police have arrested two suspects, including one juvenile, in the investigation.
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  After mosque attacks, New Zealand quickly bans assault weapons

The government is now working on a large-scale buy-back plan to encourage owners of the banned weapons to surrender them.

Laurel police warn of convincing phone scam

Hattiesburg police investigating reported shooting

Former police officer charged with murder after shooting in Pike Co.

Dairy Queen offering free ice cream to celebrate first day of spring

  USM rallies for 5-4 win against Warhawks

Bill banning abortions when fetal heartbeat detected heads to Governor

  Oak Grove student wins 2019 Mississippi Spelling Bee

  Kohler Engines hosts job fair after expansion announcement

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  Powerball jackpot now at $625 million, 4th largest in lottery’s history

With no jackpot winner Wednesday or in the rest of 2019, the Powerball grand prize just keeps on growing.

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  William Carey basketball ready for the madness of March

  Carey beats Mississippi College 6-1 at MGM Park

USM ambushed by Longwood’s 18 treys

  USM rallies for 5-4 win against Warhawks

Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.

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  PRCC breaks ground on new science building

Mississippi bank robbery suspect arrested in Memphis

A dozen clergy members named in diocese’s abuse list served in South Mississippi

Ole Miss, Kermit Davis agree to new four-year contract extension

  Laurel council confirms Cox as new police chief with 4-3 vote

The City of Laurel officially has a new police chief. The city council voted 4-3 Tuesday morning to hire LPD Capt. Tommy Cox to lead the department.
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  Pentagon to probe if acting defense secretary used office to help Boeing

The Pentagon's inspector general has formally opened an investigation into a watchdog group's allegations that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has used his office to promote his former employer, Boeing Co.

McCarty museum closer to becoming reality

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