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Two Charged in Meridian Stabbing Death

Updated: 08/31/2015 - Two people have been charged in connection with the capital murder and armed robbery of 66-year-old Early Jones of Meridian.
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Grace Charged in Meridian Robbery

Posted: 08/31/2015 - A Meridian man already facing a bank robbery charge in Kemper County is facing an additional count in Meridian.

Injured Store Clerk Recovering

Posted: 08/31/2015 - Police say a store clerk shot Sunday in Meridian is in stable condition. The MPD continues an investigation to find the person responsible.

Stonewall Case Not Yet on Grand Jury Agenda

Posted: 08/31/2015 - A grand jury is meeting in Clarke County this week, but it won't take up the case of a Stonewall officer, who had a man die during an encounter with him in July.

First WNV Death in Mississippi

Posted: 08/31/2015 - The Mississippi State Department of Health Monday confirmed the death of an Attala County resident from West Nile virus.

Tickets Made Available for Pope's Visit

Updated: 08/31/2015 - Two hundred standing room only tickets are available for Mississippians to attend the address of Pope Francis to Congress, according to Sen. Roger Wicker's office.

MFD Recruiting Firefighters

Updated: 08/31/2015 - The Meridian Fire Department is accepting applications until noon on September 11, to fill vacant firefighter positions.
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Mississippi Rabies Case: Advice to Locals

Updated: 08/31/2015 - The state of Mississippi has recorded its first case of rabies in a land animal in more than 50 years. This discovery is causing animal control officials throughout the state to issue important advice to residents.
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Oil Lease Sale Public Meetings Set in Gulf States

Posted: 08/31/2015 - The federal government is holding public meetings this week in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana as it works on a supplemental environmental impact statement for an oil lease sale tentatively planned for 2017.

MPD Investigates Stabbing Death and Shooting

Posted: 08/30/2015 - Meridian police are investigating two unrelated violent crimes that happened on Sunday: a fatal stabbing and the shooting a clerk during an armed robbery.

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