Monday, May 20 2013 5:22 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:22:27 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 are 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 11:57 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:57:46 GMT
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning. According to Pascagoula Police Lt. James DeShannon Massey, motorists are asked to avoidMore >>
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 12:19 PM EDT2013-05-20 16:19:41 GMT
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, James Decker III, 32, of GeorgeMore >>
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:35:23 GMT
COLUMBUS, MS (AP) - Authorities have resumed the search for two young brothers who were passengers in an all-terrain vehicle that overturned in a Mississippi creek. Columbus Fire Chief Kenneth MooreMore >>
Authorities have recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy who apparently drowned after an all-terrain vehicle overturned in a Mississippi creek, while the search for his brother continued.
A generator fire in Hattiesburg has caused one home to be a total loss.
The fire took place at Midnight on 600 Broad Dr. in Hattiesburg. The owners were without power from Sunday's tornado and used a generator to power their home. The generator was chained to the front porch.
When the generator ran out of fuel, the owner did not wait until the generator had time to cool down and began to re-fuel. That's when the generator caught on fire.
The fire engulfed the front porch, which spread to the attic causing the house to be a total loss. No injures have been reported.
Fire Chief David Webster stressed the importance of precaution when using generators. One of the most important safety tips is to not run a generator in a confined space.
Webster added that the days following an event like the tornado are when things are most dangerous and people should use caution in whatever they are doing.
"You've got lines on the ground. You've got structural integrity and it may be compromising the building," said Webster. "We're just advising people to be extremely careful."
Webster says when the power begins to come back in your neighborhood have the power off and then when power is restored turn them on one by one and make sure you don't see any arcing or detect any kind of a smell.
Hattiesburg residents can call the fire department if they feel they have a problem. They will come out and check it for you.
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