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An overnight hit-and-run has promoted the Hattiesburg Police Department to ask for the public's help. According to authorities, a male and his dog were taking a stroll when the two were struck at the corner of Adeline and 18th Avenue. 
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 08:27
A husband and wife are dead after an apparent murder suicide in Smith County that happened Thursday night. 
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 08:14
Federal regulators say there are no plans to clean a uranium leak at a nuclear fuel plant in South Carolina.
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 08:10
As the Vatican expresses "shame and sorrow" over a searing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children, a bishop who is named in the report is holding a Mass for the Forgiveness.
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 08:00
Memphis Police Department is investigating the possibility that a woman was abducted after combing over surveillance video.
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 07:33
A man was shot and killed Friday morning.
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 07:21
A fire early Friday morning destroyed an Osceola auto body shop. Now, investigators are on the scene trying to determine what sparked it.
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 07:19
The Blytheville and Gosnell School Districts have canceled Friday classes following overnight storms.
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 06:55
University of Memphis is offering $9.01 tickets for their football season opener.
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 06:05
Mississippi education leaders may reset part of the grading scale for schools for the third year in a row.
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 05:44
A measure to gradually raise Arkansas' minimum wage to $11 an hour by 2021 has qualified for the November ballot.
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 05:37
Quarterback Jeremiah Holmes threw for two scores and ran for a third, and Noland Miller Jr. scored twice as West Marion High School topped Presbyterian Christian School 36-7 on a rainy Thursday night in Foxworth.
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 02:59
An Alaska man faces life prison sentence in the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five dead and six others wounded.
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 00:54
More than 2,000 homes are without power in Mississippi County this morning.
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 00:06
The 2018 high school football season began with a bang, some roars of thunder and flashes of lightning – but the games went on. Bay Springs defeated Stringer 39-6 to open the season on a rainy evening in Stringer. The Bulldogs’ first drive from scrimmage began on their own 22-yard line and ended in an Anson “Deebo” Windham 6-yard touchdown run. With the win, Bay Springs has now captured the “Battle for the Bell” five years in a row.
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 23:32
Despite trailing 10-7 at halftime, Pass Christian came back to survive a wild second half, holding off Long Beach 34-31 at Lumpkin-Magee Stadium. 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 23:11
Ridgeland hosting Velma Jackson Thursday night.  The Falcons would fly in the first quarter, Antavious Willis fakes the hand off and takes care of business himself! Extra point no good, Velma Jackson's up 6-0. The Titans had a few opportunities early on in the red zone, but the Falcon's defense was just too strong. But the Titans would be on their "A game" soon enough. Falcons with the ball, Willis' pass is intercepted by Napoleon Collier. That turnover wouldn't lead...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 22:49
Provine hosting Jim Hill in week one.  Just two minutes into the game, Rams running back Anthony Davis with some good running up the middle for the Provine touchdown. 7-0 Rams.  Ensuing Jim Hill possession, terrific individual effort from Provine's Devin Cambell. Strips the quarterback, and comes up with the fumble recover, and the Rams were quick to cash in. Marktavius Reed ends up on the seat of his pants, but in the end zone. 13-0, Provine. Next series, Keith Coll...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 22:43
Clinton playing at South Panola for the fourth straight season.  In the first quarter, South Panola's Janari Dean looks like he's about to out-run the entire Arrow defense, but Bryce Turner gets the stop. The Tigers would score on that drive. 7-0, South Panola.  In the third, Clinton would ties things up at 7 on 4th & 3rd as Montavious Warren punches it in. This game would go to overtime and Warren would score another touchdown for Clinton. 14-7, Clinton. F...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 22:13
The Satanic Temple held a rally outside the Arkansas state capitol in Little Rock on Thursday. 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 22:07