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Judicial Races on November Ballot

Posted: 05/07/2014 - The qualifying deadline is Friday for Mississippi's the nonpartisan judicial races on the ballot for the Nov. 4 general election.

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Safe School Routes Promoted

Updated: 05/07/2014 - Safety was the number one topic Wednesday at T.J. Harris Elementary School.

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New Community Center Proposed Latest

Updated: 05/07/2014 - As efforts continue to build a new multi-purpose community center in one of the most populated parts of Meridian, some who live in the eastern part of the city are hopeful that the center will help curb crime.

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MPD Chief Firing: Council Members Respond

Posted: 05/06/2014 - Although most city council members were not available for an interview, Newscenter 11 was able to talk with two of them about Mayor Percy Bland's announcement concerning Meridian's police chief being fired.

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Chief James Lee Event Timeline

Updated: 05/06/2014 - Meridian Mayor Percy Bland has many times voiced his support of his embattled police chief. Even going as far last fall to say on record that James Lee will be his Chief for the next four years or for as long as he is Mayor. But Tuesday, the Mayor conceded he has lost confidence in Lee's ability to lead the department.

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Rushing Appointed to Meridian CSC

Updated: 05/06/2014 - The Meridian Civil Service Commission has a new member, since the mayor submitted his appointee at the city council meeting Tuesday.

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Winston Co. Seeks Help Solving Burglary

Posted: 05/06/2014 - The Winston County Sheriff's Department is seeking help from the public in identifying a person of interest in a burglary case.

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Person of Interest Sought in 2013 Murder

Posted: 05/06/2014 - Investigators of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and the Yazoo County Sheriff’s Department are asking for help in identifying a person of interest in a 2013 murder case.

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Bryant Calls Special Session

Updated: 05/06/2014 - Gov. Phil Bryant has called the Mississippi Legislature into special session to provide the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency with access to up to $20 million for disaster response and recovery costs.

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Stephanie Toole Missing

Updated: 05/07/2014 - The Meridian Police Department has again asked that media publicize the photo of Stephanie M. Toole, who was reported missing May 1.

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Newton Escapee Caught

Updated: 05/06/2014 - An escapee from the Newton Police Department has been taken back into custody.

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Mississippi Deputy Charged in Coach's Death

Posted: 05/06/2014 - Police say a Mississippi sheriff's deputy working as a recreation league basketball referee has been arrested in the death of a team's coach.

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Bland Fires Police Chief

Updated: 05/14/2014 - Meridian Mayor Percy Bland says he fired Police Chief James Lee, after first requesting that he resign.

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MPD Chief's Status

Updated: 05/14/2014 - Mayor Percy Bland is confirming with Newscenter 11 that during today's city council meeting he will read a statement regarding the status of Meridian Police Chief James Lee.

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