Thursday, May 23 2013 7:31 PM EDT2013-05-23 23:31:22 GMT
The pastor and members of a Jefferson county church make the gruesome discovery of a body on the way to Bible study Wednesday evening. Sheriff Peter Walker said a woman's body was found just before 6:30More >>
Jefferson County Sheriff Peter Walker has identified the woman found dead in the cemetery of East Mount Olive Baptist Church Wednesday night.
The University of Southern Mississippi issued an Eagle Alert shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday, stating that the University Police Department was responding to an assault with a knife near the Human Performance and Recreation building on campus.
Around 5 p.m. Tuesday, University of Southern Mississippi took a call about a disturbance on campus south of the stadium, said officials. Within 45 minutes, the university took another call from Forrest General Hospital stating a former student had been involved in a fight on campus in which he was slashed across the back with a knife.
Police are interviewing witnesses. No arrests have been made.
School officials confirmed that a former student was stabbed, and he transported himself to Forrest General Hospital and was treated and released.
The Eagle Alert, issued to faculty and students, went on to say that, "Officers are on the scene and advise that there is no further danger to the campus community at this time."
However, UPD Chief, Bob Hopkins, says his department does not have anyone in custody at this time. UPD officers were still interviewing witnesses late Tuesday evening.
Friday, May 24 2013 5:52 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:52:06 GMT
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. It included the laying of a wreath at a fallen officersMore >>
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 4:45 PM EDT2013-05-24 20:45:22 GMT
First responders from in Laurel and Jones County were treated to Lunch Friday by the Wayne Farms Laurel facility. As part of National Emergency Service Week, for the last 12-years Wayne farms has hostedMore >>
First responders from in Laurel and Jones County were treated to lunch Friday by the Wayne Farms Laurel facility. More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:42 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:42:16 GMT
The Hattiesburg City Council is expected to vote soon, possibly as early as next week, on its preferred method to upgrade the city's sewer lagoon system. The two options on the table are to build a newMore >>
In order to be able to pay for their new wastewater treatment facility, Hattiesburg is increasing sewer rates for Petal and Lamar County customers.More >>
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