A Laurel man who may have been responsible for breaking into numerous vehicles at big industries in the city was chased down and arrested by Laurel police on Thursday.
A possible tragedy was avoided when a Laurel officer on patrol put out a fire that was started by an accused arsonist at the home of a woman with health problems.
A Laurel man is accused of attempted armed robbery after holding a victim at gunpoint, taking him to a bank in order to make a withdrawal and attempting to force him to purchase items at a local business Friday.
The Laurel Police Department collected seven truckloads of food and more than $2,000 in cash during the annual Chief Tyrone Stewart Memorial Fill-a-Truck event at Walmart.
A suspect is dead after getting into a shootout with officers who were responding to a call of a burglary in progress in Waynesboro early Wednesday afternoon, officials are reporting.
Laurel Police Department officers Lt. Ted Ducksworth and Sgt. John Stringer, who have used Narcan to help overdosing victims, were honored at an event on opioid abuse sponsored by James Moore, owner of Moore's Bicycle Shop in Hattiesburg and addiction advocate whose son died from an overdose…
One Laurel World War II veteran, whose birth was delayed by a parade on Armistice Day, couldn’t have timed his 100th birthday better. As the clock turned 11 a.m., Charlie Sanders Sr. turned 100 on Veterans Day at the Veterans Memorial Museum in Laurel.
A senior citizen with a felony record is accused of choking a woman at a residence after a Friday night fight and after officers took him into custody, they found a stolen firearm there, too.
An elderly Jones County man suffered what were described as serious injuries after being struck by a pickup while walking in the Calhoun Community on Wednesday night.
A high-ranking official in the Jones County Sheriff’s Department was trying to get in a workout on Sunday, but a pushy patron he had a history with forced him to go on duty.
A Laurel man has passed away after being shot at a Hattiesburg hotel and a warrant has been issued for a Texas man who is believed to have been involved. Carlos “Buck” McGruder, 37, died Wednesday of injuries he suffered in a Monday shooting at the Holiday Inn in the 6500 block of Highway 49…
A Calhoun man who has been involved in at least three high-profile domestic disturbances in less than a year was arrested on similar charges again Monday afternoon after leading law enforcement on a foot chase.
Methamphetamine and mushrooms were among the more than 100 grams of illegal substances that were discovered when Jasper County Sheriff’s Department narcotics investigators executed a search warrant at a residence of a convicted drug dealer. It was the biggest bust of the year, Sheriff Randy …
Two drivers received minor injuries in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 15 South near Triangle Drive on Friday, and one driver received serious injuries in a wreck on Halloween night on Highway 84 West.
Three teens held a Laurel native and anchor for WAPT TV news station in Jackson and her family at gunpoint Halloween night just after the family had finished trick-or-treating in the Belhaven neighborhood in Jackson.
The Nahoula Laurel Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution hosted a breakfast drive-through to thank first responders for their service during National First-Responders week.
The Board of Supervisors will give the Jones County Fire Council $3,000 per month, with a cap of $30,000, and parts of a proposed contract between the two entities were being tweaked before the Tuesday deadline.
State officials have recognized a Jones County Sheriff’s Depart- ment investigator for his ability to keep tabs on local residents who have committed some of the most heinous crimes imaginable.
A woman who was supposed to be helping an elderly man was also helping herself to his credit card, according to an investigation by the Jones County Sheriff’s Department.
A Jones County man started a fight at the wrong place at the wrong time, and he paid the price with a little street justice before going into the criminal justice system.
A teenager in a pickup was killed in a fiery crash with a school bus on Highway 84 West in the eastbound lane near Roy Jefcoat Road this morning. The Jones County Sheriff’s Department is assisting the Mississippi Highway Patrol as volunteer firefighters from multiple departments fight the fi…
Volunteer firefighters and medics usually try to stop people from bleeding. But on Saturday, the first-responders at Powers Fire & Rescue wanted as much blood as possible, and they got it. Their blood drive yielded a total of 26 units of blood, topping the goal of 18 units.
Timothy Thompson either really likes methamphetamine or jail food. He better hope it’s the latter, because that’s likely all he’ll be getting his hands on for the next few months.
The Jones County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help to find a missing Jones County man. Jacob Boleware, 31, was last seen on Sunday, Oct. 3, when he was reportedly dropped off at Sawmill Square Mall in Laurel.
A man was arrested at Walmart in Laurel after a fight broke out at the store and at least one gun was visible Friday at about 2:30 p.m. Reports of there being an active shooter inside the store were unfounded, Laurel police Deputy Chief Earl Reed said.
The Laurel Police Department collected $2,990 in donations and a trailer full of supplies for people affected by Hurricane Ida. The truck was driven to Grand Isle, La., on Thursday.