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      • UPDATE: Bolivar Co.missing 15-year-old found safe

        UPDATE: Bolivar Co.missing 15-year-old found safe

        Thursday, November 23 2017 11:48 AM EST2017-11-23 16:48:07 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Jordan Nicole Thompson is described as a white female, five feet, nine inches tall weighing 125 pounds with long brown hair and brown eyes.

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        Jordan Nicole Thompson is described as a white female, five feet, nine inches tall weighing 125 pounds with long brown hair and brown eyes.

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      • Fox 40 News Investigates: Watch out for the Holiday Hu$tle

        Fox 40 News Investigates: Watch out for the Holiday Hu$tle

        Thursday, November 23 2017 11:40 AM EST2017-11-23 16:40:46 GMT

        As we enter the online shopping season, we need to think ahead to avoid scams. Last year, people across the country clicked and bought nearly $94 billion worth of goods during the holidays, and that number will increase 20 percent this year. But fraud is increasing too. 

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        As we enter the online shopping season, we need to think ahead to avoid scams. Last year, people across the country clicked and bought nearly $94 billion worth of goods during the holidays, and that number will increase 20 percent this year. But fraud is increasing too. 

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      • Workers busy preparing for Gulfport Harbor Lights Winter Festival

        Workers busy preparing for Gulfport Harbor Lights Winter Festival

        Thursday, November 23 2017 11:19 AM EST2017-11-23 16:19:58 GMT

        Wednesday was a busy day for crews out putting the finishing touches on the 3rd Annual Gulfport Harbor Winter Lights Festival at Jones Park. The event has brought in thousands since it began three years ago. Organizers promise even more enchantment with a few additions to the big event.

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        Wednesday was a busy day for crews out putting the finishing touches on the 3rd Annual Gulfport Harbor Winter Lights Festival at Jones Park. The event has brought in thousands since it began three years ago. Organizers promise even more enchantment with a few additions to the big event.

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      • Volunteers feed needy in memory of homeless shooting victim

        Volunteers feed needy in memory of homeless shooting victim

        Thursday, November 23 2017 9:25 AM EST2017-11-23 14:25:51 GMT

        Jackson Police are searching for leads to help them find the person who shot and killed a 60-year-old homeless man Monday.   Police say Terry Gunn was found on the floor inside the Citgo Gas station on Raymond Road.   Jackson Street Ministries volunteers say they would feed Gunn and fellowship with him once a week. Tonight, they continue their mission in his memory.    

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        Jackson Police are searching for leads to help them find the person who shot and killed a 60-year-old homeless man Monday.   Police say Terry Gunn was found on the floor inside the Citgo Gas station on Raymond Road.   Jackson Street Ministries volunteers say they would feed Gunn and fellowship with him once a week. Tonight, they continue their mission in his memory.    

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      • JPD is making shoppers prepared during "Operation Safe Shop"

        JPD is making shoppers prepared during "Operation Safe Shop"

        JPD is making shoppers prepared during "Operation Safe Shop"

        Thursday, November 23 2017 9:23 AM EST2017-11-23 14:23:29 GMT
        Source: Raycom Image BankSource: Raycom Image Bank
        Holiday shopping season for 2017 is here and as a result, the Jackson Police Department will begin its annual "Operation Safe Shop" procedure now until December 31. Numerous officers will be assigned throughout the city in the shopping areas, actively flashing "blue lights" patrolling for increased visibility and safety during all shopping hours.  JPD is offering the following suggestions to shoppers: Always be aware of your surroundings. Do not allo...More >>
        Holiday shopping season for 2017 is here and as a result, the Jackson Police Department will begin its annual "Operation Safe Shop" procedure now until December 31. Numerous officers will be assigned throughout the city in the shopping areas, actively flashing "blue lights" patrolling for increased visibility and safety during all shopping hours.  JPD is offering the following suggestions to shoppers: Always be aware of your surroundings. Do not allo...More >>
      • Southaven alderman, Memphis firefighter arrested for hiring prostitutes

        Southaven alderman, Memphis firefighter arrested for hiring prostitutes

        Thursday, November 23 2017 8:22 AM EST2017-11-23 13:22:24 GMT
        (Source: DeSoto County Jail)(Source: DeSoto County Jail)

        DeSoto County Sheriff's Department arrested a Southaven alderman for hiring prostitutes.

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        DeSoto County Sheriff's Department arrested a Southaven alderman for hiring prostitutes.

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      • WLOX Editorial: Giving thanks

        WLOX Editorial: Giving thanks

        Monday, November 20 2017 6:30 PM EST2017-11-20 23:30:23 GMT

        To many of us, Thanksgiving is a time of gathering with family and friends. Maybe one of the few times in the year when we see one another. A time for a big family meal, watching a parade, or a football game. For others, Thanksgiving in many ways is a day like any other day. 

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        To many of us, Thanksgiving is a time of gathering with family and friends. Maybe one of the few times in the year when we see one another. A time for a big family meal, watching a parade, or a football game. For others, Thanksgiving in many ways is a day like any other day. 

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      • 12th Visions of Sugar Plums event teaches the spirit of giving

        12th Visions of Sugar Plums event teaches the spirit of giving

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 7:02 PM EST2017-11-23 00:02:28 GMT
        (Photo Source: WLOX News)(Photo Source: WLOX News)

        Each year on the week before Thanksgiving, one Pascagoula business holds a special event that embodies the spirit of the holidays. 

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        Each year on the week before Thanksgiving, one Pascagoula business holds a special event that embodies the spirit of the holidays. 

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      • Jackson man shot on Silas Brown Street

        Jackson man shot on Silas Brown Street

        Thursday, November 23 2017 3:04 AM EST2017-11-23 08:04:13 GMT

        A 32-year-old Jackson man was shot in the arm behind a church on Silas Brown Street Wednesday night. It happened shortly after 7 p.m. near the Family Dollar Store on University Boulevard. 

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        A 32-year-old Jackson man was shot in the arm behind a church on Silas Brown Street Wednesday night. It happened shortly after 7 p.m. near the Family Dollar Store on University Boulevard. 

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      • Law officers sport beards for "No Shave November"

        Law officers sport beards for "No Shave November"

        Thursday, November 23 2017 2:46 AM EST2017-11-23 07:46:26 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        The men of Richland PD are getting some double takes these days and a little extra attention from their wives. It's all because of their new look, full beards.

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        The men of Richland PD are getting some double takes these days and a little extra attention from their wives. It's all because of their new look, full beards.

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      • 3 On Your Side Investigates: Retailer of Last Resort

        Thursday, November 23 2017 2:04 AM EST2017-11-23 07:04:50 GMT

        One of the country's biggest retailers keeps charging inflated prices for furniture, refrigerators, and appliances, and Mississippi lawmakers are doing very little to stop it. Customers say they've been served more than just high prices. 

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        One of the country's biggest retailers keeps charging inflated prices for furniture, refrigerators, and appliances, and Mississippi lawmakers are doing very little to stop it. Customers say they've been served more than just high prices. 

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      • Small businesses put in extra prep for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday

        Small businesses put in extra prep for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday

        Thursday, November 23 2017 12:21 AM EST2017-11-23 05:21:48 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        A weekend of sales and shopping is on the calendar for many folks. Small businesses have already made their list and checked it twice ahead of the holiday rush. 

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        A weekend of sales and shopping is on the calendar for many folks. Small businesses have already made their list and checked it twice ahead of the holiday rush. 

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      • Resurrection hopes to continue its winning ways Friday night at Nanih Waiya

        Resurrection hopes to continue its winning ways Friday night at Nanih Waiya

        Thursday, November 23 2017 12:15 AM EST2017-11-23 05:15:48 GMT

        Resurrection is aiming to make a return trip to the Class 1A State Championship game in Starkville.  The Eagles travel to Louisville Friday night at 7 facing undefeated Nanih Waiya.

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        Resurrection is aiming to make a return trip to the Class 1A State Championship game in Starkville.  The Eagles travel to Louisville Friday night at 7 facing undefeated Nanih Waiya.

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      • East Central & Poplarville similar in many ways including the head coaches

        East Central & Poplarville similar in many ways including the head coaches

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 11:57 PM EST2017-11-23 04:57:31 GMT

        Excitement continues building for the Class 4A South State football championship game set for Poplarville Friday night at 7.  The home standing Hornets clash with the Hornets from  East Central.

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        Excitement continues building for the Class 4A South State football championship game set for Poplarville Friday night at 7.  The home standing Hornets clash with the Hornets from  East Central.

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      • 20-year-old man shot, killed in Tunica

        20-year-old man shot, killed in Tunica

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 11:22 PM EST2017-11-23 04:22:02 GMT
        (WMC Action News 5)(WMC Action News 5)

        Police are being tight-lipped about a deadly shooting that happened earlier Wednesday.

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        Police are being tight-lipped about a deadly shooting that happened earlier Wednesday.

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      • Last minute grocery shoppers filled the aisles Wednesday

        Last minute grocery shoppers filled the aisles Wednesday

        Last minute grocery shoppers filled the aisles Wednesday

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 11:07 PM EST2017-11-23 04:07:25 GMT

        Last minute grocery shoppers filled the aisles Wednesday.   Jessica Bowman stopped into a Hattiesburg store to see what all the activity was about. Roshunda Trody said, "Two turkeys, ham, dressing, greens cabbage, french beans with white potatoes and turkey butts in it." Hefty dinner menus for Thanksgiving day. Trody said, "I'm from Hattiesburg, MS, but I'm back in town to be with my family for the holidays and doing a little bit of last minute shopping." ...

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        Last minute grocery shoppers filled the aisles Wednesday.   Jessica Bowman stopped into a Hattiesburg store to see what all the activity was about. Roshunda Trody said, "Two turkeys, ham, dressing, greens cabbage, french beans with white potatoes and turkey butts in it." Hefty dinner menus for Thanksgiving day. Trody said, "I'm from Hattiesburg, MS, but I'm back in town to be with my family for the holidays and doing a little bit of last minute shopping." ...

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      • 1 woman killed in fatal accident on Hwy. 63

        1 woman killed in fatal accident on Hwy. 63

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 10:41 PM EST2017-11-23 03:41:28 GMT
        (Photo Source: WLOX)(Photo Source: WLOX)

        A woman was killed in a car accident in George County that took place on Highway 63 northbound, just north of Grain Elevator Road.

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        A woman was killed in a car accident in George County that took place on Highway 63 northbound, just north of Grain Elevator Road.

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      • Tickets on sale for the 5A South State Championship

        Tickets on sale for the 5A South State Championship

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 9:42 PM EST2017-11-23 02:42:31 GMT
        Fans in line to buy tickets to the 5A South State Championship Wednesday in Hattiesburg. Source: WDAM.Fans in line to buy tickets to the 5A South State Championship Wednesday in Hattiesburg. Source: WDAM.

        Fans were waiting in the parking lot Wednesday outside Hattiesburg High School for tickets to go on sale for the 5A South State Championship Friday night. The Tigers are hosting the Laurel Tornadoes in a I-59 showdown.  The game, a repeat of the "Lil' Brown Jug" game will give the Tornadoes the chance at revenge, after Hattiesburg won the rivalry game 20-14 in August. Tyrone King was sitting in the parking lot at 11:30 a.m., waiting for the ticket office to open it's ...

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        Fans were waiting in the parking lot Wednesday outside Hattiesburg High School for tickets to go on sale for the 5A South State Championship Friday night. The Tigers are hosting the Laurel Tornadoes in a I-59 showdown.  The game, a repeat of the "Lil' Brown Jug" game will give the Tornadoes the chance at revenge, after Hattiesburg won the rivalry game 20-14 in August. Tyrone King was sitting in the parking lot at 11:30 a.m., waiting for the ticket office to open it's ...

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      • New judge for Hinds D.A. Rankin case

        New judge for Hinds D.A. Rankin case

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 9:31 PM EST2017-11-23 02:31:45 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        There are new developments in the criminal case against Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler-Smith. The D-A  is facing charges in Rankin County for stalking, robbery and domestic violence. Now, we're learning the case could be delayed once again.

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        There are new developments in the criminal case against Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler-Smith. The D-A  is facing charges in Rankin County for stalking, robbery and domestic violence. Now, we're learning the case could be delayed once again.

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      • Thanksgiving Day: Avoiding a cooking fire

        Thanksgiving Day: Avoiding a cooking fire

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 9:14 PM EST2017-11-23 02:14:52 GMT

        Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by the day before Thanksgiving and Christmas Day and Christmas Eve.  So, we went to the Hattiesburg Fire Department for a quick reminder on safety tips for before getting in the kitchen.

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        Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by the day before Thanksgiving and Christmas Day and Christmas Eve.  So, we went to the Hattiesburg Fire Department for a quick reminder on safety tips for before getting in the kitchen.

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      • Feeding the hungry during the holidays

        Feeding the hungry during the holidays

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 8:36 PM EST2017-11-23 01:36:53 GMT

        For many of us, Thanksgiving will be spent with family and friends eating until we are almost too full to shop, but that won't be the case for everyone. In fact, Stewpot in Jackson expects more than a hundred people will show up to get a holiday meal. 

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        For many of us, Thanksgiving will be spent with family and friends eating until we are almost too full to shop, but that won't be the case for everyone. In fact, Stewpot in Jackson expects more than a hundred people will show up to get a holiday meal. 

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      • West Harrison Hurricane Band to perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

        West Harrison Hurricane Band to perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 8:36 PM EST2017-11-23 01:36:01 GMT
        West Harrison Hurricane Band getting ready to march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (Photo Source: WLOX)West Harrison Hurricane Band getting ready to march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (Photo Source: WLOX)

        The West Harrison High School Hurricane Band is preparing for a big appearance at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. 

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        The West Harrison High School Hurricane Band is preparing for a big appearance at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. 

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      • Hattiesburg residents encouraged to shop local on Small Business Saturday

        Hattiesburg residents encouraged to shop local on Small Business Saturday

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 8:01 PM EST2017-11-23 01:01:47 GMT

        Local merchants are encouraging customers to get out and shop locally this Saturday. “Shop small Saturday is just a way to encourage people to shop locally after Thanksgiving,” said Andrea Saffle, Executive Director of the Hattiesburg Historic Downtown Association. “We just really want to remind people of the importance of shopping local. This is the time of the year that makes their entire year.” This year, the association is encouraging shoppers w...

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        Local merchants are encouraging customers to get out and shop locally this Saturday. “Shop small Saturday is just a way to encourage people to shop locally after Thanksgiving,” said Andrea Saffle, Executive Director of the Hattiesburg Historic Downtown Association. “We just really want to remind people of the importance of shopping local. This is the time of the year that makes their entire year.” This year, the association is encouraging shoppers w...

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      • "Way Back Wednesday" - Egg Bowl edition

        "Way Back Wednesday" - Egg Bowl edition

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 7:44 PM EST2017-11-23 00:44:15 GMT
        Thursday marks the 114th meeting between Mississippi State and Ole Miss. Matt Luke was 2 and 2 in this game as a Rebel center, now he's a head coach but his Egg Bowl roots run even deeper. "One cool thing, my brother, we were playing in Jackson. I just remember being at that game and him running for a couple of touchdowns," Luke said. "I think the Clarion Ledger had the next day The Gospel according to Luke." On the other side, Anthony Dixon will be roaming the S...More >>
        Thursday marks the 114th meeting between Mississippi State and Ole Miss. Matt Luke was 2 and 2 in this game as a Rebel center, now he's a head coach but his Egg Bowl roots run even deeper. "One cool thing, my brother, we were playing in Jackson. I just remember being at that game and him running for a couple of touchdowns," Luke said. "I think the Clarion Ledger had the next day The Gospel according to Luke." On the other side, Anthony Dixon will be roaming the S...More >>
      • 6A North State Championship preview: Madison Central VS. Starkville

        6A North State Championship preview: Madison Central VS. Starkville

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 7:35 PM EST2017-11-23 00:35:33 GMT
        This week's official game of the week is actually at Pearl, but Madison Central is the other 6A area team still fighting to make it to Oxford. The Jags will travel to Starkville and face the 12 and 2 Yellow Jackets. These two teams have already met once this season, Madison Central fell short 14-6. Copyright 2017 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
        This week's official game of the week is actually at Pearl, but Madison Central is the other 6A area team still fighting to make it to Oxford. The Jags will travel to Starkville and face the 12 and 2 Yellow Jackets. These two teams have already met once this season, Madison Central fell short 14-6. Copyright 2017 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.More >>
      • Pine Belt shoppers have new cashless way to donate to Salvation Army

        Pine Belt shoppers have new cashless way to donate to Salvation Army

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 7:22 PM EST2017-11-23 00:22:55 GMT
        Capt. Patrick Connelly, commanding officer of the Hattiesburg Salvation Army, uses a test card on a Dip Jar Wednesday. Photo credit WDAM.Capt. Patrick Connelly, commanding officer of the Hattiesburg Salvation Army, uses a test card on a Dip Jar Wednesday. Photo credit WDAM.

        There is a new way to donate to the Salvation Army.   

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        There is a new way to donate to the Salvation Army.   

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      • Ingalls contract vote Tuesday

        Ingalls contract vote Tuesday

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 7:14 PM EST2017-11-23 00:14:29 GMT
        (Photo source: file)(Photo source: file)

        Next week, 7,300 union workers at Ingalls shipyard will vote on a new labor contract with the company.

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        Next week, 7,300 union workers at Ingalls shipyard will vote on a new labor contract with the company.

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      • EXCLUSIVE: Pearl police investigate possible death threat against Hinds County DA

        EXCLUSIVE: Pearl police investigate possible death threat against Hinds County DA

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 5:55 PM EST2017-11-22 22:55:18 GMT

        No charges have been filed in the case of a man who threatened a Hinds County District Attorney's Office investigator and indirectly, the DA's life, too.

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        No charges have been filed in the case of a man who threatened a Hinds County District Attorney's Office investigator and indirectly, the DA's life, too.

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        2 people charged in connection with St. Martin drive-by

        2 people charged in connection with St. Martin drive-by

        Wednesday, November 22 2017 5:26 PM EST2017-11-22 22:26:56 GMT

        Two people have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in St. Martin on Nov. 21. 

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        Two people have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in St. Martin on Nov. 21. 

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