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Two Charged in Meridian Stabbing Death

Updated: 9:31 PM - 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: 5:20 PM - A Meridian man already facing a bank robbery charge in Kemper County is facing an additional count in Meridian.

Injured Store Clerk Recovering

Posted: 5:11 PM - 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: 5:07 PM - 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: 3:51 PM - 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: 5:28 PM - 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: 6:41 PM - The Meridian Fire Department is accepting applications until noon on September 11, to fill vacant firefighter positions.

Mississippi Rabies Case: Advice to Locals

Updated: 7:16 PM - 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.

Oil Lease Sale Public Meetings Set in Gulf States

Posted: 10:46 AM - 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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