CORINTH, Miss. —
Dog set afire in George Co. dies of its injuries
Authorities say a 20-year-old Lucedale man arrested on a charge of animal cruelty is accused of dousing his 5-year-old Chihuahua mix in a flammable liquid and setting it on fire.
From bank teller gets prison time in bank fraud
Former Picayune bank teller Vonetta Jordan has been sentenced to 17 months in prison for bank fraud and ordered to repay over $117,000.
Body found in church graveyard
Jefferson County and state law enforcement officials are investigating the death of a 24-year-old woman whose body was discovered in the graveyard of East Mount Olive Baptist Church.
Defendant absent as murder trial opens
A 41-year-old man accused in a high-profile murder case elected not to attend the first day of his trial.
Authorities are searching for a missing 20 year-old autistic male.
5 hurt as vehicle crashes into Miss. McDonald's
A sport utility truck has plowed into the children's play area of a McDonald's restaurant outside of Jackson, Miss., injuring five people.
Clinton teen faces school bomb threat charge
An 18-year-old student at the Clinton district's Alternative School has been charged in one of the three bomb threats that have been phoned in to Clinton High since last Friday.
Man Gets 8 Years in Wreck Death
A 24-year-old Lowndes County man has been sentenced to eight years for the death of his friend in a fatal accident more than two years ago.
Purvis man faces murder charge
A 36-year-old Purvis man has been charged with murder and first-degree arson following a fatal house fire Monday night.
2 wounded in shooting at service station
A Picayune police officer is on administrative leave pending an investigation into the shooting of two men at a local service station.
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