Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:34 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:34:41 GMT
NOTE: Photos and videos will be added to this story later in the evening. The Walthall County Sheriffs Department along with The Humane Society of the United States are in the process of raiding a puppyMore >>
Among the dogs, many are dead, and skeletal remains were mixed with living animals in small, dark, filthy enclosures.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 4:42 PM EDT2013-05-20 20:42:47 GMT
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday. The HSSM assisted the Humane SocietyMore >>
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:41:59 GMT
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday. Once deputies arrived to the home theyMore >>
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday.More >>
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -
A state auditor's investigation of USM's athletic department has turned up no evidence of wrongdoing or mismanagement.
The Institutions of Higher Learning conducted an internal investigation into the school's athletic budget after comments were made by then Interim Athletic Director, Jeff Hammond, in April. Hammond suggested that fiscal mismanagement by the prior athletic administration was responsible for a $1.3 million deficit.
The state auditor's office was brought in to review the IHL probe for the years 2009 and 2012. The investigation concluded there was no mismanagement when it came to contracts and equipment purchases. The 2009 audit did show an $800 thousand dollar deficit. While the 2012 audit showed a $1.2 million deficit.
However, the audit concluded there were two main reasons behind the deficits. One of which was a small athletic budget that lacked a big pay game. The other reason was that the school administration reduced its funding to the athletic department.
IHL allows universities to transfer up to a million dollars a year from the general fund to the athletic department. The 2012 contribution had dropped to just over 800,000 dollars.
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