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  • UPDATE: All three suspects in custody for Valentine's Day capital murder case

    UPDATE: All three suspects in custody for Valentine's Day capital murder case

    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:29 PM EST2018-02-18 19:29:17 GMT
    Source: Holmes Co SOSource: Holmes Co SO

    The Holmes County Sheriff Department has confirmed that the three men wanted in a capital murder case are now in custody. 

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    The Holmes County Sheriff Department has confirmed that the three men wanted in a capital murder case are now in custody. 

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  • MHP to graduate Cadet Class 62

    MHP to graduate Cadet Class 62

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:39 AM EST2018-02-18 15:39:49 GMT

    On Sunday, February 18, the Mississippi Highway Patrol will graduate #CadetClass62. 

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    On Sunday, February 18, the Mississippi Highway Patrol will graduate #CadetClass62. 

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  • Thousands expected to pack fairgrounds for Gulf Coast Winter Classics

    Thousands expected to pack fairgrounds for Gulf Coast Winter Classics

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:15 AM EST2018-02-18 15:15:48 GMT
    The Grand Prix is being held every Sunday during the six-week Gulf Coast Winter Classics at Harrison County Fairgrounds. (Source: WLOX)The Grand Prix is being held every Sunday during the six-week Gulf Coast Winter Classics at Harrison County Fairgrounds. (Source: WLOX)

    Thousands are expected to pack the Harrison County Fairgrounds Sunday for the second week of the Gulf Coast Winter Classics. 

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    Thousands are expected to pack the Harrison County Fairgrounds Sunday for the second week of the Gulf Coast Winter Classics. 

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  • Mississippi Severe Weather Preparedness Week happening Feb. 19-23

    Mississippi Severe Weather Preparedness Week happening Feb. 19-23

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:21 AM EST2018-02-18 13:21:43 GMT
    (Source: NOAA)(Source: NOAA)

    Spring is right around the corner, and as we push into the new season, severe weather usually picks up across the south and even right here the Mid-South. 

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    Spring is right around the corner, and as we push into the new season, severe weather usually picks up across the south and even right here the Mid-South. 

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  • Opposition to anti-gang bill in MS says bill targets African-Americans

    Opposition to anti-gang bill in MS says bill targets African-Americans

    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:56 AM EST2018-02-18 12:56:55 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    The Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus is speaking out against an anti-gang bill. During a public hearing at the capitol, community groups voiced their concerns about the bill. 

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    The Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus is speaking out against an anti-gang bill. During a public hearing at the capitol, community groups voiced their concerns about the bill. 

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  • Police investigating bomb threat at Collins Veterans Home

    Police investigating bomb threat at Collins Veterans Home

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:07 PM EST2018-02-18 04:07:23 GMT

    Collins Police are on the scene of a nursing home where a bomb threat was reported Saturday evening. 

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    Collins Police are on the scene of a nursing home where a bomb threat was reported Saturday evening. 

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  • South Mississippians feeling spring fever

    South Mississippians feeling spring fever

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:39 PM EST2018-02-18 03:39:26 GMT

    Spring was in the air on Saturday. It was the warmest and driest weekend day South Mississippi has seen in a while. 

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    Spring was in the air on Saturday. It was the warmest and driest weekend day South Mississippi has seen in a while. 

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  • Gulfport, St. Stanislaus take home state soccer titles, full championship round-up

    Gulfport, St. Stanislaus take home state soccer titles, full championship round-up

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:00 PM EST2018-02-18 03:00:21 GMT
    Gulfport celebrates after clinching the 2018 boys soccer Class 6A State Championship (Courtesy: Chris Vignes)Gulfport celebrates after clinching the 2018 boys soccer Class 6A State Championship (Courtesy: Chris Vignes)

    The Gulfport and St. Stanislaus boys soccer teams bring State Championships back to the Coast. 

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    The Gulfport and St. Stanislaus boys soccer teams bring State Championships back to the Coast. 

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  • Moss Point residents continue to seek peace in the city

    Moss Point residents continue to seek peace in the city

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:24 PM EST2018-02-18 01:24:51 GMT
    Women carry signs to stop the violence in Moss Point (Source: WLOX)Women carry signs to stop the violence in Moss Point (Source: WLOX)

    Residents are still taking additional measures to stop the violence in Moss Point. Saturday afternoon, an outreach program on Main Street continued its efforts in the fight that's been going on for the past weeks. 

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    Residents are still taking additional measures to stop the violence in Moss Point. Saturday afternoon, an outreach program on Main Street continued its efforts in the fight that's been going on for the past weeks. 

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  • Wayne County man caught trying to burglarize home

    Wayne County man caught trying to burglarize home

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:12 PM EST2018-02-18 01:12:55 GMT
    Man caught trying to burglarize home; Photo Source: Wayne County Sheriff's Dept.Man caught trying to burglarize home; Photo Source: Wayne County Sheriff's Dept.

    Wayne County residents and sheriff's deputies teamed up to apprehend a would-be thief this morning after he was caught allegedly trying to burglarize a home.

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    Wayne County residents and sheriff's deputies teamed up to apprehend a would-be thief this morning after he was caught allegedly trying to burglarize a home.

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  • Man who stole firearms pleads guilty; others to be sentenced

    Man who stole firearms pleads guilty; others to be sentenced

    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-02-18 00:59:53 GMT

    The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Case.

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    The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Case.

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  • Mississippi artist donates Tuskegee Airmen painting to West Point

    Mississippi artist donates Tuskegee Airmen painting to West Point

    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:53 PM EST2018-02-18 00:53:10 GMT

    The reason for this occasion was JSU's Center for Computational Chemistry partnering with their ROTC programs to help get more Mississippi students interested in STEM careers.

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    The reason for this occasion was JSU's Center for Computational Chemistry partnering with their ROTC programs to help get more Mississippi students interested in STEM careers.

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  • 4th Children's Center Classic held at Southern Miss

    4th Children's Center Classic held at Southern Miss

    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:15 PM EST2018-02-18 00:15:43 GMT
    A one-mile fun run began the 4th annual Children's Center Classic Saturday. Photo credit WDAM.A one-mile fun run began the 4th annual Children's Center Classic Saturday. Photo credit WDAM.

    Hundreds of people gathered at the University of Southern Mississippi Saturday morning to raise money to help children. 

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    Hundreds of people gathered at the University of Southern Mississippi Saturday morning to raise money to help children. 

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  • Hattiesburg hosting POW-MIA flag on national tour

    Hattiesburg hosting POW-MIA flag on national tour

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:55 PM EST2018-02-17 23:55:42 GMT
    A POW-MIA flag, in a plastic case, is on a motorcycle tour of all 50 states. Photo credit WDAM.A POW-MIA flag, in a plastic case, is on a motorcycle tour of all 50 states. Photo credit WDAM.

    Some local veterans are participating in a nationwide tour which is remembering American prisoners of war and those missing in action.  Veterans with the Hattiesburg VFW Post 3036 will deliver POW-MIA flag to Alabama Sunday. It is on a 50-state motorcycle tour to remember the 83,000 U.S. military personnel unaccounted who fought in wars overseas.  The flag arrived in Hattiesburg from Louisiana Friday.  "This is a great honor to transport this flag and be c...

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    Some local veterans are participating in a nationwide tour which is remembering American prisoners of war and those missing in action.  Veterans with the Hattiesburg VFW Post 3036 will deliver POW-MIA flag to Alabama Sunday. It is on a 50-state motorcycle tour to remember the 83,000 U.S. military personnel unaccounted who fought in wars overseas.  The flag arrived in Hattiesburg from Louisiana Friday.  "This is a great honor to transport this flag and be c...

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  • Puppy from alleged Wayne Co. dog fighting ring gets loving home

    Puppy from alleged Wayne Co. dog fighting ring gets loving home

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:35 PM EST2018-02-17 23:35:47 GMT
    Drake, the youngest of nine dogs rescued from an alleged dog fighting ring in Wayne County, was adopted into a new home Saturday. Source: Southern Cross Animal Rescue.Drake, the youngest of nine dogs rescued from an alleged dog fighting ring in Wayne County, was adopted into a new home Saturday. Source: Southern Cross Animal Rescue.

    A puppy rescued from an alleged dog fighting ring in Wayne County last month has found a permanent loving home.  Drake, a four-month old male mixed breed, was adopted Saturday.  He had serious wounds when he and eight other dogs were seized from a property on Lacey Road in late January.  They were taken to Southern Cross Animal Rescue in Jones County to be rehabilitated.  Volunteers with SCAR said Drake made steady progress and was ready for a forever home.&nbs...

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    A puppy rescued from an alleged dog fighting ring in Wayne County last month has found a permanent loving home.  Drake, a four-month old male mixed breed, was adopted Saturday.  He had serious wounds when he and eight other dogs were seized from a property on Lacey Road in late January.  They were taken to Southern Cross Animal Rescue in Jones County to be rehabilitated.  Volunteers with SCAR said Drake made steady progress and was ready for a forever home.&nbs...

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  • USM tops State for second consecutive day to clinch series

    USM tops State for second consecutive day to clinch series

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:22 PM EST2018-02-17 23:22:37 GMT
    USM tops State for second consecutive day to clinch series; Photo Source: Taylor Curet (WDAM Sports Reporter)USM tops State for second consecutive day to clinch series; Photo Source: Taylor Curet (WDAM Sports Reporter)

    Center fielder Jaylon Keys and third baseman Luke Reynolds homered to help the University of Southern Mississippi build an early lead, and the 21st-ranked Golden Eagles downed No. 23 Mississippi State University 7-4 Saturday afternoon at Pete Taylor Park.

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    Center fielder Jaylon Keys and third baseman Luke Reynolds homered to help the University of Southern Mississippi build an early lead, and the 21st-ranked Golden Eagles downed No. 23 Mississippi State University 7-4 Saturday afternoon at Pete Taylor Park.

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  • Southern Miss secures 2nd win against MSU 7-4

    Southern Miss secures 2nd win against MSU 7-4

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:56 PM EST2018-02-17 22:56:53 GMT
    Southern Miss defeats MSU 7-4; Photo Source: Taylor Curet (WDAM Sports Reporter)Southern Miss defeats MSU 7-4; Photo Source: Taylor Curet (WDAM Sports Reporter)

    Southern Miss secured its second win against the Bulldogs in the Farm Bureau Classic with a 7-4 victory. 

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    Southern Miss secured its second win against the Bulldogs in the Farm Bureau Classic with a 7-4 victory. 

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  • Army vet moves into apartment after 5 years of living homeless

    Army vet moves into apartment after 5 years of living homeless

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:33 PM EST2018-02-17 22:33:17 GMT
    Saucier is an army vet (Source: WLOX)Saucier is an army vet (Source: WLOX)

    Army vet Clint Saucier moved into his new apartment this week and got some housewarming gifts from the founder of Shepherd of the Gulf.

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    Army vet Clint Saucier moved into his new apartment this week and got some housewarming gifts from the founder of Shepherd of the Gulf.

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  • Cardio Blessings volunteers deliver survival packs to the homeless

    Cardio Blessings volunteers deliver survival packs to the homeless

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-02-17 21:43:15 GMT
    Volunteers delivered survival kits to the homeless (Source: WLOX)Volunteers delivered survival kits to the homeless (Source: WLOX)

    More than a dozen people took advantage of Saturday's nice weather to get some exercise while helping those in need.

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    More than a dozen people took advantage of Saturday's nice weather to get some exercise while helping those in need.

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  • USM vs MSU series brings tourism into the city

    USM vs MSU series brings tourism into the city

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:30 PM EST2018-02-17 20:30:23 GMT
    People from all over the state came to Hattiesburg to cheer on their favorite team in the baseball season opener between the University of Southern Mississippi at Pete Taylor Park. (Photo source: WDAM)People from all over the state came to Hattiesburg to cheer on their favorite team in the baseball season opener between the University of Southern Mississippi at Pete Taylor Park. (Photo source: WDAM)

    People from all over the state came to Hattiesburg to cheer on their favorite team during the University of Southern Mississippi versus Mississippi State baseball game.  Executive Director of Visit Hattiesburg Marlo Dorsey says that the city has the red carpet rolled out to anyone coming to the city to have a good time the weekend of the game.  "This is what tourism is all about," says Dorsey. 

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    People from all over the state came to Hattiesburg to cheer on their favorite team during the University of Southern Mississippi versus Mississippi State baseball game.  Executive Director of Visit Hattiesburg Marlo Dorsey says that the city has the red carpet rolled out to anyone coming to the city to have a good time the weekend of the game.  "This is what tourism is all about," says Dorsey. 

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  • 79-year-old victim identified in fatal Pearl River County crash

    79-year-old victim identified in fatal Pearl River County crash

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:11 PM EST2018-02-17 20:11:57 GMT
    MHP says both drivers were wearing seatbelts. (Photo source: WLOX)MHP says both drivers were wearing seatbelts. (Photo source: WLOX)

    The 79-year-old victim of a car accident Friday afternoon has been identified as Robert C. Guthrie of Picayune. The Mississippi Highway Patrol investigated the crash at approximately 2:40 p.m. in Pearl River County. 

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    The 79-year-old victim of a car accident Friday afternoon has been identified as Robert C. Guthrie of Picayune. The Mississippi Highway Patrol investigated the crash at approximately 2:40 p.m. in Pearl River County. 

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  • Tori Bowie helps Mississippi put out wildfires

    Tori Bowie helps Mississippi put out wildfires

    Saturday, February 17 2018 2:23 PM EST2018-02-17 19:23:23 GMT

    The world's fastest woman and Olympic gold medalist Tori Bowie is helping her home state put out fires. The Mississippi native is featured in a public service announcement from the Forestry Commission to help prevent wildfires.

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    The world's fastest woman and Olympic gold medalist Tori Bowie is helping her home state put out fires. The Mississippi native is featured in a public service announcement from the Forestry Commission to help prevent wildfires.

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  • Veterans hospital looking to hire more nurses

    Veterans hospital looking to hire more nurses

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:25 AM EST2018-02-17 16:25:12 GMT
    (Source: File)(Source: File)

    The Biloxi Veterans Affairs Medical Center has started an aggressive campaign to hire more nurses to improve care for veterans.

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    The Biloxi Veterans Affairs Medical Center has started an aggressive campaign to hire more nurses to improve care for veterans.

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  • Le Cafe Beignet's new location spurs downtown revitalization

    Le Cafe Beignet's new location spurs downtown revitalization

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:38 AM EST2018-02-17 15:38:18 GMT
    The grand opening of La Cafe Beignet's new location in downtown Biloxi is sparking hope that other businesses will follow. (Source: WLOX)The grand opening of La Cafe Beignet's new location in downtown Biloxi is sparking hope that other businesses will follow. (Source: WLOX)

    Mardi Gras may be over but that didn't stop some New Orleans-style fun from taking over downtown Biloxi Friday night. It was the grand opening of Le Cafe' Beignet's new location on Lameuse Street - a spot the city says is perfect for all of the new development that is happening in the area.

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    Mardi Gras may be over but that didn't stop some New Orleans-style fun from taking over downtown Biloxi Friday night. It was the grand opening of Le Cafe' Beignet's new location on Lameuse Street - a spot the city says is perfect for all of the new development that is happening in the area.

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  • Career day brings out the wow factor for elementary students

    Career day brings out the wow factor for elementary students

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:24 AM EST2018-02-17 15:24:00 GMT
    A rescue paramedic was just one of the many professionals who spoke to kids Friday at Three Rivers Elementary for the school's Career Day. (Source: WLOX)A rescue paramedic was just one of the many professionals who spoke to kids Friday at Three Rivers Elementary for the school's Career Day. (Source: WLOX)

    Students at Three Rivers Elementary in Gulfport may now have a clearer dream of what they want to be when they grow up. The school hosted a career day Friday in the hopes of providing that inspiration to young children.

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    Students at Three Rivers Elementary in Gulfport may now have a clearer dream of what they want to be when they grow up. The school hosted a career day Friday in the hopes of providing that inspiration to young children.

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  • Driver thrown from vehicle after crashing into light pole

    Driver thrown from vehicle after crashing into light pole

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:08 AM EST2018-02-17 15:08:04 GMT
    An accident Friday night in Gulfport left several people injured, including one person who was thrown from the vehicle when it crashed into a light pole. (Source: WLOX)An accident Friday night in Gulfport left several people injured, including one person who was thrown from the vehicle when it crashed into a light pole. (Source: WLOX)

    Several people are recovering after a truck crashed into a light pole Friday night, throwing one person from the vehicle.

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    Several people are recovering after a truck crashed into a light pole Friday night, throwing one person from the vehicle.

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  • Mississippi Power files for rate increase

    Mississippi Power files for rate increase

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:08 AM EST2018-02-17 08:08:19 GMT
    (Photo source: file)(Photo source: file)

    Your power bill could be going up soon. Mississippi Power filed for a rate increase, which could mean an extra $4.48 on the average customer’s monthly bill.

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    Your power bill could be going up soon. Mississippi Power filed for a rate increase, which could mean an extra $4.48 on the average customer’s monthly bill.

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  • Region Basketball Champions are crowned on Friday night

    Region Basketball Champions are crowned on Friday night

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:59 AM EST2018-02-17 05:59:45 GMT

    High School basketball tournament championship games were completed Friday night across South Mississippi.

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    High School basketball tournament championship games were completed Friday night across South Mississippi.

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  • Southern Miss blanks Mississippi State 11-0 in 2018 opener

    Southern Miss blanks Mississippi State 11-0 in 2018 opener

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:47 AM EST2018-02-17 05:47:18 GMT

    Eight months after falling to Mississippi State in the Hattiesburg Regional Championship, #21 Southern Miss took full advantage of their 2018 season opener against the Bulldogs at Pete Taylor Park, walloping #23 Mississippi State 11-0 in front of a crowd of 4,948. 

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    Eight months after falling to Mississippi State in the Hattiesburg Regional Championship, #21 Southern Miss took full advantage of their 2018 season opener against the Bulldogs at Pete Taylor Park, walloping #23 Mississippi State 11-0 in front of a crowd of 4,948. 

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  • Police searching for missing Memphis teen

    Police searching for missing Memphis teen

    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:19 PM EST2018-02-18 19:19:22 GMT
    Athena Duty (Source: Theresa May)Athena Duty (Source: Theresa May)

    Memphis Police Department is searching for a missing teen who is believed to have ran away from a rehabilitation center in Midtown.  

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    Memphis Police Department is searching for a missing teen who is believed to have ran away from a rehabilitation center in Midtown.  

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  • Five people shot outside Frayser nightclub

    Five people shot outside Frayser nightclub

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:41 AM EST2018-02-18 13:41:09 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Memphis Police Department is investigating a shooting outside of a lounge in North Memphis.  

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    Memphis Police Department is investigating a shooting outside of a lounge in North Memphis.  

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  • NSBE members hold engineering fair at Craigmont High School

    NSBE members hold engineering fair at Craigmont High School

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:28 AM EST2018-02-18 13:28:17 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Members of the National Society of Black Engineers Memphis Professionals didn't let the rain deter them from their mission to increase awareness about education opportunities.

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    Members of the National Society of Black Engineers Memphis Professionals didn't let the rain deter them from their mission to increase awareness about education opportunities.

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    FBI, investigators assist in search for missing autistic teenager

    FBI, investigators assist in search for missing autistic teenager

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:46 PM EST2018-02-17 17:46:31 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:49 PM EST2018-02-18 18:49:21 GMT

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation and other agencies are in Mississippi County helping to search for a missing 18-year-old special needs autistic student as law enforcement continues to follow up leads on the whereabouts of the student. 

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    The Federal Bureau of Investigation and other agencies are in Mississippi County helping to search for a missing 18-year-old special needs autistic student as law enforcement continues to follow up leads on the whereabouts of the student. 

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  • Doggett and Baughn to represent Jonesboro at Miss Arkansas

    Doggett and Baughn to represent Jonesboro at Miss Arkansas

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:46 AM EST2018-02-18 05:46:15 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:03 PM EST2018-02-18 18:03:56 GMT
    Emily Doggett smiles and waves after being crowned Miss Greater Jonesboro 2018. (Source: KAIT-TV)Emily Doggett smiles and waves after being crowned Miss Greater Jonesboro 2018. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Arkansas State University student Emily Doggett is crowned Miss Greater Jonesboro 2018 and Jonesboro High School's Izzy Baughn is chosen Miss Greater Jonesboro Outstanding Teen 2018. 

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    Arkansas State University student Emily Doggett is crowned Miss Greater Jonesboro 2018 and Jonesboro High School's Izzy Baughn is chosen Miss Greater Jonesboro Outstanding Teen 2018. 

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  • Slideshow: Craighead Co. Feb. 18-24 mug shots

    Slideshow: Craighead Co. Feb. 18-24 mug shots

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:47 PM EST2018-02-18 17:47:54 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:00 PM EST2018-02-18 18:00:10 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A photo gallery of mug shots from the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.

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    A photo gallery of mug shots from the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.

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