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Inmates escape Mississippi jail, break back in

Lexington, Miss. (WLBT/NBC News) – Four Mississippi inmates are facing more charges after allegedly breaking out of jail, burglarizing a nearby Dollar General store, and then sneaking back into jail without being noticed by guards. According to police the inmates jumped the …

“Jacked up” Mississippi police chief gets a pass

Pascagoula, Miss. (WXXV) — The head of Mississippi’s Moss Point Police Department has been suspended over allegations of drunk driving. The suspension comes after dashcam video from the Pascagoula Police Department surfaced showing a traffic stop involving Moss Point Chief Art McClung …

Mississippi woman bags massive gator

Vicksburg, Miss. (WLBT) — Tiffany Wienke had only been alligator hunting twice before she bagged a behemoth on Mississippi’s Bayour Pierre. Wienke’s alligator measured in at 13 feet, and 7/8 inches. The 686 pound beast that is just one-eighth of an inch …

Three dead, 558 sick in cucumber salmonella outbreak

(NBC News) Three people have died and at least 558 have been infected in an outbreak of salmonella linked to imported cucumbers, federal officials said Tuesday. Although the company that distributed the vegetables has recalled them, more infections are being diagnosed by …