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Auditor’s report says state Department of Human Services misspent more than $90 million

Auditor’s report says state Department of Human Services misspent more than $90 million in federal grants.

Damaged water pipe along U.S. Highway 98 causes boil water advisory in Hattiesburg

  All roads back open after Petal train derailment, evacuees return home

Coroner: Inmate found hanging in cell at Parchman

Hattiesburg police make arrests and issues warrant in robbery investigation

HPD investigating shooting on Broadway Drive, victim identifed

Vehicle found involved in fatal hit-and-run, driver in custody

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Silver Alert cancelled for 76-year-old Covington Co. woman

  Lamar County man charged with murder in wife’s death

  Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Hattiesburg

  Victim identified in Wayne County shooting, citizens demand more from police

Curtis Flowers granted bond 23 years after quadruple murders in Winona

Petal police investigating jewelry store burglary

Attempted bank robbery reported at First Southern Bank in Hattiesburg

Officers say a white female entered the bank, passed a note demanding money, and fled the scene.

Police: Missing Waynesboro man found

Waynesboro police said a man reported missing has been found safe.

Jefferson Davis murder suspect found in Lamar Co.

Suspect Desmond Fortenberry was captured in Hattiesburg Saturday night.

HPD investigates report of shots fired at Turtle Creek Mall

No injuries were reported, and no other information has been provided.

Jones County murder suspect arrested in Louisiana

MSDH: Hattiesburg grocery store employee diagnosed with hepatitis A

  National School Bus Safety Week

Police respond to shooting at Hattiesburg home, no injuries reported

  Officials investigating building fire in Hattiesburg

Manhunt underway for escaped inmate in Jones County

First vaping death reported in Mississippi

So far, Mississippi has four identified cases of serious lung injury related to vaping, all in individuals between 18 and 34 years of age.

Judge denies bond for Laurel murder suspect

The arrest happened Monday evening during the execution of a search warrant.

  One killed in Wayne County oil tank explosion

One person was killed when two oil storage tanks exploded Friday morning in Wayne County.

Driver dead, 8 children injured in school bus crash in Benton County, Miss.

The crash happened before 8 a.m. near Highway 72 and Whippoorwill Road. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the driver, Chester Cole, died at the scene.

Bond set for 2 charged in Laurel shooting that left one man dead

Police have arrested and charged two men in connection to a shooting that left a man dead in Laurel.

  Laurel police investigating shooting that left one man dead

Laurel Police Chief Tommy Cox said officers responded to the shooting in the area of Julian Street and South 15th Avenue, around 8 p.m.

One killed in Lamar Co. crash; both lanes of MS 589 blocked

One person was killed in a head-on crash on State Route 589 on Friday afternoon.

Decision 2019: Primary runoff election results

Voters across the state headed to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in primary runoff elections.

Police: Laurel High student in custody after threatening to shoot classmate

A juvenile is in custody after a threat was made to Laurel High School on social media.

Missouri woman killed in Highway 49 crash in Hattiesburg

A woman from Missouri died after a two-vehicle crash in Hattiesburg Saturday afternoon, according to officials.

Two men charged after drive-by shootout in Laurel

Antonio Mitchell, 27, and Christopher Applewhite, 26, are charged both charged with drive-by shooting.

  Man in custody after ‘suspicious person’ call from Petal Walmart

A man is in custody at the Petal Police Department after they received a "suspicious person" call from Walmart Friday afternoon.

  2 charged in shooting behind Hattiesburg business

Hattiesburg police charged two Laurel teenagers in connection to a shooting behind a Hardy Street business Friday night.

Forrest Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 37-year-old woman

The Forrest County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a 37-year-old woman.

2 charged in shooting death of 26-year-old Hattiesburg man

Police charged two Hattiesburg men in connection with the shooting death of a 26-year-old man.

Man killed in Hattiesburg shooting; crash at gas station

A 26-year-old man was killed in a Tuesday afternoon shooting that caused him to crash his vehicle at a gas station in Hattiesburg.

  Federal agents raid Bay Springs chicken plant

Federal agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and ICE Homeland Security Investigations are conducting raids at multiple locations across the state.

Purvis woman killed in crash on Highway 98 in Lamar County

A 66-year-old woman was killed after a Saturday afternoon two-vehicle crash in Lamar County.

Power restored after outage at Forrest General Hospital

Employees and patients at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg were operating on a generator for a few hours Sunday after a reported outage, according to Mississippi Power.

  2 men charged in death of Hattiesburg grocer

Two Jackson men were arrested and charged with capital murder in the July 21 shooting death of Hattiesburg grocer Lisa Nguyen.

Driver of Altima located; HPD seek public’s help in solving deadly armed robbery

The driver of a vehicle believed to have information involving the shooting death of a Hattiesburg grocery store owner has been located, according to Hattiesburg police.

  Hattiesburg man charged with murder; victim identified

A 31-year-old Hattiesburg man has been charged with first-degree murder after an early-morning shooting Sunday left a woman dead.

Foul play suspected in death of Ole Miss student

Lafayette County sheriff’s deputies found a woman dead Saturday morning near Sardis Lake.

  Police ask for public’s help in solving deadly armed robbery at Hattiesburg grocery store

Hattiesburg police are asking for the public’s help in locating the driver of a vehicle believed to have information involving a 59-year-old woman who was shot and killed at a grocery store.

  Woman shot, killed during armed robbery at Hattiesburg grocery store identified

A 59-year-old woman was shot and killed during an armed robbery at a Hattiesburg grocery store Saturday evening.

3 wounded Friday in Marion County shooting

Three shot in Marion County Friday.

Barry bumped to hurricane status

Barry bumped to hurricane status.

Both Central Miss. Correctional Facility escapees back in custody

He had been on the run since Friday.

Police: Petal runaway teen found safe

Police said a teenager reported missing from Petal has been located.

Pilot dies after crash-landing onto Ole Miss golf course, sources say

A young woman has died after crashing a plane onto the Ole Miss golf course near the Oxford University airport.

Petal police searching for runaway teen

The Petal Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a runaway teenage girl.

Pot, paraphernalia laws to be put before council

Hattiesburg City Council to vote on revamped marijuana and paraphernalia

Man charged with first-degree murder in 2011 Perry County homicide

A 25-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with first-degree murder in the 2011 death of a Perry County man.

Overturned 18-wheeler causes traffic delays on I-59 in Laurel

An 18-wheeler accident in Laurel caused traffic to slow down for a few hours Wednesday morning.

  Coroner identifies body found in Jones County creek

Officials identified the body of a 39-year-old man that was found in a creek in Jones County.

Lamar County Sheriff’s Office investigating death of 4-year-old boy

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a 4-year-old boy’s death.

HPD: Missing 62-year-old man found safe

A 62-year-old man who was reported missing on Thursday in Hattiesburg has been found safe, according to police.

  Man killed in shooting outside of Hattiesburg club

A man was killed in a shooting outside of a Hattiesburg club in the early hours of Sunday morning.

  Man dead after officer-involved shooting in Lumberton

A man was killed during a shooting involving a police officer in Lumberton Tuesday morning, according to authorities.

Community mourns tragic death of Laurel first-grader

Family and friends in the Laurel community are mourning after the death of a student.

  Suspect in shooting of Jefferson Davis Co. deputy arrested after standoff

One person was arrested, and a sheriff’s deputy was injured following a Friday night standoff in Jefferson Davis County.

Bond set for woman charged after body found in Lamar Co. freezer

A Mississippi judge has set bond for a woman who has been jailed for months after she was charged with killing a man and stuffing his body in a freezer.

  Coroner identifies victim in Waynesboro homicide

Waynesboro police are investigating a Friday night shooting that left one man dead.

Man charged with murder in Lamar Co. homicide investigation

A Saturday night shooting in Lumberton left one man dead and a woman wounded multiple times.

2 men wanted in connection to Laurel shooting

Laurel police are searching for two suspects in a Sunday shooting that left one man injured.

  Hattiesburg police investigating shooting that left 3 injured

Hattiesburg police are investigating a shooting that injured three people on Saturday morning.

Lamar County Sheriff’s Office investigating homicide

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after a fight at an apartment complex turned into a shooting on Friday.

Missing Perry County man found safe

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office said a missing 25-year-old Richton man has been found safe.

Former Hattiesburg Police Chief David Wynn dies

City officials and community members in Hattiesburg are mourning the loss of former Hattiesburg Police Chief, David C. Wynn.

Hattiesburg man killed by train identified

A man hit and killed by a train Tuesday afternoon in the Hub City has been identified.

Chase suspect arrested after night on the run in Lamar Co.

After a night on the run, a suspect wanted out of Louisiana for reportedly leading police on a chase into Mississippi is now behind bars.

  Person in custody after drug bust in Hattiesburg

One person is in custody after authorities found drugs, ammunition, and drug paraphernalia at a tax preparation service in Hattiesburg.

MBI investigating burned body found in Marion Co.

Multiple agencies are investigating after a body was found inside a burned vehicle in Marion County on Friday morning.

Death of mentally ill man allegedly beaten by Mississippi police officers ruled homicide

The death of 31-year-old Mario Clark has now been ruled a homicide.

  Search continues for escaped Forrest County inmates

Authorities continue their search for two inmates who escaped from the Forrest County Jail.

  Hattiesburg church burns overnight

Crews battled a fully-involved church fire in Hattiesburg on Friday night.

Forrest County to open shelter against cold

Forrest County is opening its community shelter because of expected cold temperatures Sunday night.

  Trooper escapes injury after flipping vehicle

Trooper escapes major injury after flipping vehicle on Highway 42 near Sumrall.