Jackson VA Med Center meets with Columbia-area veterans

Veterans from Marion County and other parts of South Mississippi met representatives from the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson Tuesday night, as part of an annual town hall and outreach event.

  Family fears parents dead after 3-year-old found sleeping in box on N.Y. porch

The 3-year-old reportedly kept talking about a burning car, and a burned-out vehicle was found about a half mile away. Police have not determined if the incidents are connected.
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Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

She joined ABC News in 1988 and was co-anchor with Sam Donaldson of the Sunday political show “This Week” from 1996 to 2002.


Brees will have surgery on Wednesday, timetable for return uncertain

CMR: Oyster mortality rates at 95-100% due to spillway opening

Petal School District earns top accountability rating

MDWFP offering 35 chronic wasting disease testing sites as deer season starts

Woman reported missing in Hattiesburg found safe

A Hattiesburg woman who was the subject of a Silver Alert has been found safe, according to police.
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  She’s been missing since 2003; police may have found her remains in a storage unit

Pennsylvania State Police believe they've cracked a 16-year-old cold case. They say a tip led them to the discovery of a body and they think it's a woman missing since 2003.

Missing Hattiesburg man found safe

Former FL governor Jeb Bush coming to Mississippi to raise money for Tate Reeves

  Tom King Charity Golf Tournament raises money for Diabetes Foundation


  Cardiovascular conference held for medical providers in Hattiesburg

MDOT continues push for work zone safety

  Sims receives support from Bassett ahead of the general election

  Sex offender accused of prostituting disabled woman in Miss.

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  Gay man says someone punched him as church tried to pray away his sexuality

An Oklahoma man said he was held down and punched inside a church, all in an attempt to pray the gay away. Now the church is under investigation.


  Player of the Week - Lumberton junior Robert Henry

High School Football Recap: Week 4; part 1

Columbia, West Marion, Bay Springs and Lumberton high schools pick up football victories Friday night.


Mississippi governor candidates agree on 1 debate date

Two new cases of West Nile Virus reported in Forrest County

Man, 51, reported missing in Hattiesburg

Man wanted in connection to Marion Co. felony case

Silver Alert issued for Hattiesburg woman

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 61-year-old Angelia Frances Meadows, of Hattiesburg.
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‘Night owl’ teens gain more weight than their ‘early bird’ counterparts, study says

A new Harvard Medical School study published in the JAMA Pediatrics shows a connection between when teens go to bed and the weight they gain.

Ian Rapoport: Drew Brees has torn ligament; out at least 6 weeks

Monday’s Google Doodle honors B.B. King’s 94th birthday

High School Football Recap: Week 4; part 1

Mississippi offering $25,000 to help pay for field trips