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Hub City woman killed in Lamar Co. crash identified

MHP responded to a two-vehicle crash Monday morning that resulted in the death of one of the drivers involved.

Purvis woman killed in crash on Highway 98 in Lamar County

  Busy Perry Co. intersection upgraded

Driver suffers only minor injuries in crash with train

  Petal residents share concerns over multi-million dollar prject

Road closures ahead of Freedom Fest in Columbia

  MDOT: Lane closures on I-59 due to construction

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All eastbound lanes reopen after crash on Highway 98

  Funds for flood-damaged roads approved by Perry County board

  Interchange project on I-59, MS-42 moving forward

Two killed in Pine Belt crashes

Jones County bridge on Lower Myrick Road reopens

  Roundabout in the works for traffic prone intersection in Lamar County

Overturned vehicle on Highway 98 causes traffic delays

An overturned vehicle at the intersection of Mayfair Road and U.S. Highway 98 caused traffic delays in Lamar County.

Woman killed in Covington County crash

A Collins woman died in a Thursday night crash in Covington County.

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.

Dip in gas prices likely to continue under tariff threat

Analysts with GasBuddy.com predict the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded could fall below $2.

Hattiesburg announces lane, road closures starting Monday

  MHP ramping up enforcement for Memorial Day weekend

UPDATE: Highway 49 reopened after sections shut down due to flooding

LIST: Weather-related road closures in the Pine Belt

  VIDEO: Train derailed, roads closed as water rises in Pearl River County

Southbound lanes of I-59 reopened near Evelyn Gandy Parkway

  MDOT encourages drivers to drive safely and avoid distracted driving

It's important you are not distracted while driving, especially when it comes to driving through work zones.

Woman killed in I-59 crash identified

Officials with Mississippi Highway Patrol have identified the woman killed in a crash that shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 59 in Jones County.

  Hundreds of chickens dead after poultry truck overturns on MS highway

Hundreds of chickens were killed when a tractor-trailer carrying live birds overturned Thursday morning in Perry County.

Rain forces delay in completion of Covington County Highway 49 project

A $40 million project to improve Highway 49 from Mt. Olive to the Forrest County line will take a few more months to complete.

Three injured in Jones County crash

Three juveniles were injured in a Monday evening crash in Jones County.

Man injured in Covington County crash

A man was seriously injured in a single car crash in Covington County Friday afternoon.

  Jones County bridge closure rescheduled

After announcing a three-month closure earlier this week, officials with the Jones County Board of Supervisors said the bridge on Lower Myrick Road will remain open for a few more days.

Bridge closure announced in Jones County

The Board said in a news release that the closure will begin on Thursday and is expected to last for three months

Roads to close for Hattiesburg Half Marathon, 10K and 5K

Roads in the Hub City will close ahead of Saturday’s Hattiesburg Half Marathon, 10K and 5K.

Two injured after motorcycle hits deer

Two people were injured in a motorcycle crash in Collins on Wednesday evening.

  Jones Co. Supervisors work to reopen closed bridges

Jones County Board of Supervisors said they are actively working to reopen bridges closed during the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s mandated closure.

Be aware of these road closures ahead of HUBFEST

We want to make sure you're prepared for the road closures before the big event.

Man killed in Jefferson Davis Co. crash identified

A man killed in a crash involving a log truck and a van in Jefferson Davis County has been identified.

  Support grows for I-14 expansion in Mississippi

The I-14 Expansion and Improvement Act of 2018 is a strategic highway plan to connect three states starting in Odessa, Texas and ending in Laurel, Mississippi.

  MDOT to begin interchange construction on I-59, MS-42

Drivers will soon begin to see a new multi-million dollar interchange construction project beginning on Interstate 59 at the Evelyn Gandy Parkway exit.

Person airlifted after box truck overturns in Lamar County

One person was injured when a box truck overturned on Highway 42 at Jones Cemetery Road in Lamar County.

1 airlifted after crash involving school bus in Perry Co.

One person had to be air lifted to an area hospital after a crash involving a school bus in Perry County early Friday morning.

Hattiesburg Mardi Gras Parade road closures

Hattiesburg Mardi Gras Parade road closures

First responders working crash involving train in Forrest Co.

Sheriff’s deputies, paramedics and emergency management officials are responding to a crash involving a train and passenger vehicle in Forrest County.

DUI charges upgraded for driver in Greyhound bus crash

Bus driver charged with DUI after blowing .15 during blood alcohol test

  Authorities urge caution for drivers during winter weather

With wintry weather expected to bring snow into the Pine Belt for the first time this season, law enforcement officials are warning drivers of what to expect.

Coroner identifies two killed in crash involving Forrest Co. deputy

We now know the identities of the man and woman killed in a crash involving a Forrest County Sheriff’s deputy over the weekend.

  Marion Co. receives funding for four bridges

More than $250 million is being dispersed across the state of Mississippi for road and bridge repairs.

  Forrest County received $15.8 million for three new bridges

More than 250 million dollars is being dispersed across the state of Mississippi for road and bridge repairs.

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

Drivers traveling along I-59 northbound between the 100 and 107-mile markers are asked to use caution after an 18-wheeler carrying a cart filled with a hazardous material started leaking on the roadways Tuesday.

Name of pedestrian killed by vehicle released

A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle Saturday night in Hattiesburg.

  MDOT offers tips for winter weather travelers

Winter Weather is making its way into the Pine Belt and MDOT is urging folks in our area to travel safely as the temperatures begin to drop.

Two people injured, traffic stalled, after two-vehicle crash in Petal

A car crash in on Highway Eleven in Petal Wednesday night stalled traffic and sent two people to the hospital.

Jones County bus routes affected by flood damage

The Jones County School District said 23 bus routes across the county have been affected by the closure of 17 roads that were damaged from last week’s floods.

New Year’s holiday enforcement period ends at midnight

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is reminding drivers troopers are on the lookout for drivers who violate the law.

Jones County bridge closes after flood damage

A bridge in the Powers community has closed due to damage from severe flash flooding.

Flooding affecting U.S. 84 in Jones County

U.S. 84 shut down east of Laurel by flooding.

LIST: Roads flooding in Pine Belt

Several roads are flooding as the rain continues in the Pine Belt. Drivers are urged to use caution on the roads and avoid flooded roads.

Mississippi ranks 8th in highest rate of impaired driving deaths

SafeWise ranked Mississippi eighth in an analysis of states with the highest rates of impaired driving deaths in 2017.

Woman injured in Jones County crash

A two-vehicle crash injured a woman on Highway 11 near Moselle Bounds Road in Jones County on Thursday night.

  Bridges reopening in Pine Belt

Pine Belt drivers are beginning to see more bridges opened for traffic after many bridges were closed across the state.

Crash at US 49, Peps Point Rd cleared

A Wednesday morning crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 49 and Peps Point Road has been cleared from the roadway.

18-wheeler overturns on I-59 in Hattiesburg

Road crews continue work to right an 18-wheeler that overturned in the median on Interstate 59 just north of the U.S. Highway 49 interchange Tuesday morning.

  Cleanup continues after truck vs. train crash in Lamar Co.

Crews in Lamar County continue work to clear the scene after a truck smashed into a train Sunday night on Old Okahola Road.

  Truck hits train, causes boxcar to derail in Lamar Co.

A truck slammed into a train as it was crossing Old Okahola Road, causing it to partially derail, according to Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel.

Downed power lines cause traffic delays, outages in Jones Co.

All four lanes are blocked on Highway 84 east near Magnolia Road in Jones County.

Teen hit, killed by train in Hub City

We’re learning more details about the pedestrian that was hit and killed by an Amtrak train Wednesday morning in the Hub City.

‘TWITTER’S FULL’: MDOT sends hilarious message to distracted drivers

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has a message for distracted drivers...and it’s one that’s getting a lot of attention.

Man killed in overnight crash in Hattiesburg

One person is dead after a crash on U.S. Highway 49 in Hattiesburg late Sunday night.

Man killed in Pearl River Co. crash identified

Pearl River County Coroner Derek Turnage has identified the Poplarville man killed in a head-on collision Monday morning.

Three dead, five injured in Pearl River Co. crash

The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. near the 38th mile marker near Lumberton.

  MHP urges Thanksgiving travelers to be safe

Around this time every year, travelers flood all of Mississippi’s highways in route to their Thanksgiving destinations.

  Buckle up: More than 54 million Americans to travel this Thanksgiving

This will be the busiest year for Thanksgiving travel since 2005.

Coroner identifies man killed in election night hit-and-run

We now know the identity of the pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run on U.S. Highway 49 in Hattiesburg on election night.

Cyclist seriously injured in hit-and-run; MHP turning to public for help

Mississippi Highway Patrol is turning to the public for help tracking down leads in a hit-and-run that left a cyclist seriously injured over the weekend.

Teen killed in Lamar County crash identified

A 17-year-old was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Lamar County on Sunday night. The crash happened on Cole Road just after 7 p.m.

Tylertown man killed in hit-and-run

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is trying to track down who hit the man and kept going.

Motorcyclist killed in Lamar County crash identified

A man killed in a Lamar County motorcycle crash on Thursday night has been identified.

Woman killed, infant injured in Wayne County crash

An early morning crash claimed the life of a Wayne County woman Wednesday.

Airplane makes crash landing in Clarke County

An airplane crash landed on U.S. Highway 45 in Clarke County around 4 p.m. Friday, according to WTOK-TV.

Bus carrying children involved in crash in Lamar Co.

A bus carrying 14 Oak Grove Primary School students was involved in a crash with an SUV at Old Highway 24 and Parker Road shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday.

Motorcyclist identified in deadly Jones County crash

A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday night in a crash on Highway 15 just outside the Laurel city limits in Jones County.

MHP investigating crash involving Wayne Co. deputy, 18-wheeler

Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a Wayne County Sheriff’s deputy and an 18-wheeler on U.S. Highway 84 near Strengthford Cooley Road.