Nurse arrested in case of incapacitated woman who gave birth

Investigators arrested 36-year-old Nathan Sutherland on one count of sexual assault and one count of vulnerable adult abuse.
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Public schools across US risk running out of funds for free, reduced lunch program

In the Grand Rapids Public School District alone, that's up to 17,000 children that could be affected


  WDAM Investigates: Scoring coaching supplements

Forrest County received $15.8 million for three new bridges

Columbia’s assistant police chief fired; four other officers depart

School buses keeping kids warm

  Schools work to combat the flu

According to the CDC, January is right in the middle of the peak of flu season which means schools might see an increase in call outs from students.
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Mother arrested after newborn found dead in trash can at Amazon warehouse

The 22-year-old told police she didn’t know she was pregnant and panicked after giving birth then hid the newborn in the trash.

Hattiesburg launches new Safety Ambassador Program

Man assaulted in Hattiesburg parking lot

18-wheeler spills chemicals on I-59 in Jones Co., drivers asked to use caution

Mississippi Transportation Commission announces funding for 163 Emergency Road and Bridge Repair Fund projects

Authorities searching for Stone County man missing over a week

Mississippi lawmakers file bills to redesign controversial state flag

R3SM continues its efforts to help 2017 tornado victims

Pine Belt civil rights leader remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Richest 26 people alive have as much money as poorest 3.8 billion, report says

The world's largest fortunes, according to the report, are growing at a rate of $2.5 billion a day.


Saints’ P.J. Williams arrested on drunk driving allegation

  WDAM Investigates: Scoring coaching supplements

Sumrall native Jordan Thomas finds success in the NFL

Report: NFL to consider making pass interference calls reviewable after NFC Championship non-call

The NFL’s rulemaking competition committee plan to give consideration this offseason to making pass interference calls subject to instant replay review


  Perry County honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Traffic stop leads to Perry County drug arrest

Former newspaper building gets fresh start

Pine Belt Strong: Two Years Later, remembering the 2017 tornado

HPD: Endangered/missing children located

The Hattiesburg Police Department says two children initially believed to be in danger and/or missing are now safe.
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Ticket prices slump for Patriots-Rams Super Bowl game

The price of admission to the Feb. 3 game between New England and Los Angeles is averaging more than $4,000 a seat.

  2 Wayne County families lose homes to fire

Carey rolls away from Dalton St., 98-85

Saints fall to Rams in OT 26-23

Forrest County to open shelter against cold