Thursday, December 12 2013 10:51 PM EST2013-12-13 03:51:02 GMT
(WFAA/KTVT/CNN) - A Texas teenager killed four people while driving drunk and his attorney chose an unusual defense to keep him out of prison. Ethan Couch got drunk then jumped behind the wheel of hisMore >>
A Texas teenager killed four people while driving drunk and his attorney chose an unusual defense to keep him out of prison.More >>
Scientists call it the "kiss of death." The "kiss" comes from a tiny bug that can actually kill humans and pets. More >>
Have you ever seen one of these around the house? Scientists say these little insects can deliver the "kiss of death" to humans and pets -- and they're becoming more common around the Mid-South.More >>
The man accused of faking sign interpretation next to world leaders at Nelson Mandela's memorial told a local newspaper that he was hallucinating and hearing voices.More >>
The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial says he suffers from schizophrenia and hallucinated and saw angels while gesturing incoherently just 3 feet away from President Barack Obama and other world...More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 3:40 PM EST2013-12-11 20:40:52 GMT
This is a news release from the Attorney General's Office Jackson, MS—A Hattiesburg resident has been arrested on charges of child exploitation, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. William Conley,More >>
A Hattiesburg resident has been arrested on charges of child exploitation, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.More >>
Many central Mississippi residents are spending Tuesday assessing the damage left behind by Monday's hailstorm. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received reports of damage in 17 counties.
Area body shops are swamped with business. Clinton Body Shop staff say they worked late into the night taking in damaged cars. They say some cars will be totaled out. The average wait to get repairs made there is estimated to be about two weeks.
State and local agencies are also assessing damage to their vehicles.
MEMA says its fleet of vehicles in Pearl sustained extensive damage from golf ball and tennis ball size hail.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol's fleet was also heavily damaged Monday. Preliminary reports show 65 vehicles were damaged.
The Jackson Police Department officials say 25 of the department's vehicles are damaged. Many of those vehicles are now at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds in the flea market building.
Monday evening General Sales Manager David Rinehart says 250 vehicles were damaged at Paul Moak Honda. Many of the vehicles have broken windows and windshields. Rinehart says the damage will be repaired and Honda is already sending in new vehicles.
David Hall, General Sales Manager of Herrin-Gear, says every car on their 20 acres of lots is damaged.
Thursday, December 12 2013 10:23 PM EST2013-12-13 03:23:18 GMT
Reports of an explosion that caused a fire at the Moselle Generator Plant were called into Jones County officials Thursday night around 7:00 p.m. The fire has been extinguished, no reports of injuriesMore >>
Jones County fire officials were notified just before 6:45 p.m. about the fire at the J.T. Dudley, Sr. Generation Complex in Moselle, but when they arrived, it was already out.More >>
Thursday, December 12 2013 8:19 PM EST2013-12-13 01:19:20 GMT
Police received on Tuesday afternoon reports of shots fired at Courtyard Apartments off 7th Street. Police responded to the call, but upon arrival no victim or suspect was discovered at the scene. ReportsMore >>
Reports of shots fired at Courtyard apartments off 7th Street were called in to the Hattiesburg Poilce Department Tuesday afternoon.More >>
Thursday, December 12 2013 7:49 PM EST2013-12-13 00:49:18 GMT
After a rash of burglaries at Hattiesburg High School, school officials started making strides to replace storm damaged cameras 11 months after the February 10, 2013 tornado. Security Systems IntegratorMore >>
After a rash of burglaries at Hattiesburg High School, school officials started making strides to replace storm damaged cameras 11 months after the February 10, 2013 tornado.More >>
Thursday, December 12 2013 7:46 PM EST2013-12-13 00:46:20 GMT
Hattiesburg Police are hoping you can help them catch the men who robbed a Hub City convenience store at gunpoint earlier this week. The suspects held-up Lamar's Convenience Store last Monday night justMore >>
The suspects held-up Lamar's Convenience Store last Monday night just after 7:30 p.m.More >>