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      • Pearl River drowning victims' family members speak out after tragedy

        Pearl River drowning victims' family members speak out after tragedy

        Tuesday, November 21 2017 12:33 AM EST2017-11-21 05:33:17 GMT

        The bodies of two drowning victims were recovered Monday in the Pearl River. 

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        The bodies of two drowning victims were recovered Monday in the Pearl River. 

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      • Deadly officer-involved shooting in Harrison County

        Deadly officer-involved shooting in Harrison County

        Tuesday, November 21 2017 12:23 AM EST2017-11-21 05:23:49 GMT
        (Photo source: File)(Photo source: File)

        The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations is the lead agency on an officer-involved shooting in Harrison County.

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        The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations is the lead agency on an officer-involved shooting in Harrison County.

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        UPDATE: 60-year-old shot multiple times by masked man chasing him with rifle

        UPDATE: 60-year-old shot multiple times by masked man chasing him with rifle

        Monday, November 20 2017 11:53 PM EST2017-11-21 04:53:33 GMT
        Source: JPDSource: JPD

        According to Sgt. Roderick Holmes with JPD, the suspect, who is believed to be wearing a mask, ran away from the scene. 

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        According to Sgt. Roderick Holmes with JPD, the suspect, who is believed to be wearing a mask, ran away from the scene. 

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      • WDAM has learned more about the car wreck that killed 20 year old Tyone Clemons.

        More details revealed in wreck that killed EMCC athlete

        More details revealed in wreck that killed EMCC athlete

        Monday, November 20 2017 11:35 PM EST2017-11-21 04:35:30 GMT
        Tyone Clemons. SOURCE: EMCC AthleticsTyone Clemons. SOURCE: EMCC Athletics

        WDAM has learned more about the car wreck that killed 20 year old Tyone Clemons. He was an East Mississippi Community College defensive lineman, and was a former West Jones High School all star athlete. Jessica Bowman was at the scene in Jones County Monday learning more about who Clemons was in the car with and what happened during this deadly accident Saturday morning.  Best Friends, teammates and brothers. That's what best describes 20 year old Tyone Clemons and 19 year old T...

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        WDAM has learned more about the car wreck that killed 20 year old Tyone Clemons. He was an East Mississippi Community College defensive lineman, and was a former West Jones High School all star athlete. Jessica Bowman was at the scene in Jones County Monday learning more about who Clemons was in the car with and what happened during this deadly accident Saturday morning.  Best Friends, teammates and brothers. That's what best describes 20 year old Tyone Clemons and 19 year old T...

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      • Kingston Frazier's family raises questions after suspect is granted bond

        Kingston Frazier's family raises questions after suspect is granted bond

        Monday, November 20 2017 11:29 PM EST2017-11-21 04:29:02 GMT
        Kingston Frazier - Source: FamilyKingston Frazier - Source: Family

        Chandler says her family has been left in the dark for much of the investigation which has left their minds flooded with questions for which they want answers.

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        Chandler says her family has been left in the dark for much of the investigation which has left their minds flooded with questions for which they want answers.

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      • Over 400 auto burglaries in Hattiesburg, HPD turns to technology to help

        Over 400 auto burglaries in Hattiesburg, HPD turns to technology to help

        Monday, November 20 2017 11:02 PM EST2017-11-21 04:02:19 GMT
        Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM

        So far, in 2017 the Hattiesburg Police Department has recorded 454 auto burglaries in the Hub City. MOBILE USERS WATCH LIVE HERE An auto burglary is considered a “Part 1 Offense,” and it’s one thing the police department is setting their sights on reducing. “Any citizen of Hattiesburg should be able to go to the actual local shopping center and go there and not have to worry about their vehicle getting broken in to," said Hattiesburg Police De...

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        So far, in 2017 the Hattiesburg Police Department has recorded 454 auto burglaries in the Hub City. MOBILE USERS WATCH LIVE HERE An auto burglary is considered a “Part 1 Offense,” and it’s one thing the police department is setting their sights on reducing. “Any citizen of Hattiesburg should be able to go to the actual local shopping center and go there and not have to worry about their vehicle getting broken in to," said Hattiesburg Police De...

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      • Sheriff's office investigating Saucier fire

        Sheriff's office investigating Saucier fire

        Monday, November 20 2017 10:52 PM EST2017-11-21 03:52:23 GMT

        The Harrison County Fire Marshal and the Harrison County Sheriff's Office are investigating a Monday night fire. 

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        The Harrison County Fire Marshal and the Harrison County Sheriff's Office are investigating a Monday night fire. 

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      • Homicide victim's wife pleads for justice

        Homicide victim's wife pleads for justice

        Monday, November 20 2017 10:46 PM EST2017-11-21 03:46:21 GMT

        The widow of the Hancock County man found dead off the interstate in New Orleans is hoping for justice. 

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        The widow of the Hancock County man found dead off the interstate in New Orleans is hoping for justice. 

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      • USM blasts Blue Mountain, 90-46

        USM blasts Blue Mountain, 90-46

        Monday, November 20 2017 10:30 PM EST2017-11-21 03:30:48 GMT
        Photo credit: USMPhoto credit: USM

        The University of Southern Mississippi opened play in the Sanford Pentagon Showcase Monday night about 1,100 miles from the site of the round-robin tournament’s next three rounds. 

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        The University of Southern Mississippi opened play in the Sanford Pentagon Showcase Monday night about 1,100 miles from the site of the round-robin tournament’s next three rounds. 

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      • Mt. Carmel Church demolition almost complete, portion of Main Street to reopen Wednesday

        Mt. Carmel Church demolition almost complete, portion of Main Street to reopen Wednesday

        Monday, November 20 2017 10:25 PM EST2017-11-21 03:25:35 GMT
        Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM

        North Main Street is expected to reopen Wednesday after months of detours due to demolition at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. 

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        North Main Street is expected to reopen Wednesday after months of detours due to demolition at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. 

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      • Biloxi in search of new police officers

        Biloxi in search of new police officers

        Monday, November 20 2017 10:19 PM EST2017-11-21 03:19:51 GMT

        Biloxi Police Chief John Miller is looking to add more officers to his team and has numerous vacancies. 

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        Biloxi Police Chief John Miller is looking to add more officers to his team and has numerous vacancies. 

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      • Mississippi police departments looking for qualified applicants

        Mississippi police departments looking for qualified applicants

        Monday, November 20 2017 9:38 PM EST2017-11-21 02:38:48 GMT
        Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM

        A couple Mississippi police departments are searching for qualified applicants to join their team. The Hattiesburg and Biloxi police departments have encouraged qualified people to apply for positions within the departments. HPD has started an "Our story, your opportunity" Facebook video campaign to recruit potential new law enforcement officers.   HPD Recruitment | Our Story. Your Opportunity If you are interested in joining the Hattiesburg Polic...

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        A couple Mississippi police departments are searching for qualified applicants to join their team. The Hattiesburg and Biloxi police departments have encouraged qualified people to apply for positions within the departments. HPD has started an "Our story, your opportunity" Facebook video campaign to recruit potential new law enforcement officers.   HPD Recruitment | Our Story. Your Opportunity If you are interested in joining the Hattiesburg Polic...

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      • Petal School District recognized by Forrest County Board of Supervisors

        Petal School District recognized by Forrest County Board of Supervisors

        Monday, November 20 2017 8:43 PM EST2017-11-21 01:43:42 GMT
        Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM
        The Board of Supervisors recognized the Petal School District during Monday's meeting. Board President David Hogan read a proclamation honoring them as the number one district in the state. The school was at the top in the rankings released by the Mississippi Department of Education in October. The school district was one of only fifteen districts to receive the "A" grade rating. "We're very excited about our ranking as far as being the number one district...More >>
        The Board of Supervisors recognized the Petal School District during Monday's meeting. Board President David Hogan read a proclamation honoring them as the number one district in the state. The school was at the top in the rankings released by the Mississippi Department of Education in October. The school district was one of only fifteen districts to receive the "A" grade rating. "We're very excited about our ranking as far as being the number one district...More >>
      • Bridge on North 12th Street to be replaced

        Bridge on North 12th Street to be replaced

        Monday, November 20 2017 8:34 PM EST2017-11-21 01:34:06 GMT
        Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM
        The Forrest County Board of Supervisors considered bids to replace a bridge during their Monday meeting.  Bids were taken into consideration to replace a bridge near Hattiesburg High School on North 12th Avenue near Conti Street. A third-party inspection was made on the bridge just south of the high school and it was determined that it needed to be replaced due to having wood pilings for support. According to the board attorney, the bid was awarded to Mago Inc. const...More >>
        The Forrest County Board of Supervisors considered bids to replace a bridge during their Monday meeting.  Bids were taken into consideration to replace a bridge near Hattiesburg High School on North 12th Avenue near Conti Street. A third-party inspection was made on the bridge just south of the high school and it was determined that it needed to be replaced due to having wood pilings for support. According to the board attorney, the bid was awarded to Mago Inc. const...More >>
      • Madison Police enforcing traffic route for Richardson Light Show

        Madison Police enforcing traffic route for Richardson Light Show

        Monday, November 20 2017 8:07 PM EST2017-11-21 01:07:53 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        The Madison Police Department is hoping to relieve traffic congestion for the Richardson Light Show by strictly enforcing one way in for visitors to the event.

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        The Madison Police Department is hoping to relieve traffic congestion for the Richardson Light Show by strictly enforcing one way in for visitors to the event.

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      • Rachel Richlinski reports from Mississippi State Egg Bowl press conference

        Rachel Richlinski reports from Mississippi State Egg Bowl press conference

        Monday, November 20 2017 8:05 PM EST2017-11-21 01:05:45 GMT

        A win on Thanksgiving would mark Mississippi State's third 9-win season in the last 4 years.

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        A win on Thanksgiving would mark Mississippi State's third 9-win season in the last 4 years.

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      • Southern Miss offense picks up pace

        Southern Miss offense picks up pace

        Monday, November 20 2017 8:02 PM EST2017-11-21 01:02:49 GMT
        Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM
        For the second consecutive week, the University of Southern Mississippi offense hummed right along and put up a wheelbarrow full of points. Some of that certainly can be attributed to the competition, with both Rice University and the University of North Carolina-Charlotte each sporting one victory on the season. But USM coaches also liked what they saw from not only the play but the decision-making of junior quarterback Kwarda Griggs. Griggs, who made Saturday his second consecuti...More >>
        For the second consecutive week, the University of Southern Mississippi offense hummed right along and put up a wheelbarrow full of points. Some of that certainly can be attributed to the competition, with both Rice University and the University of North Carolina-Charlotte each sporting one victory on the season. But USM coaches also liked what they saw from not only the play but the decision-making of junior quarterback Kwarda Griggs. Griggs, who made Saturday his second consecuti...More >>
      • New report reveals poor record keeping for state owned-vehicles

        New report reveals poor record keeping for state owned-vehicles

        Monday, November 20 2017 7:56 PM EST2017-11-21 00:56:37 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Both DFA and lawmakers say accurate records on state-owned vehicles are important in making sure your taxpayer dollars are being spent wisely.

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        Both DFA and lawmakers say accurate records on state-owned vehicles are important in making sure your taxpayer dollars are being spent wisely.

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      • THANKSGIVING-TO-GO: Restaurants see steady increase in holiday dinner orders

        THANKSGIVING-TO-GO: Restaurants see steady increase in holiday dinner orders

        Monday, November 20 2017 7:41 PM EST2017-11-21 00:41:44 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Hundreds of people will be piling into Primo's Cafe in Ridgeland over the next few days to pick up that long awaited Thanksgiving meal.

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        Hundreds of people will be piling into Primo's Cafe in Ridgeland over the next few days to pick up that long awaited Thanksgiving meal.

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      • Search continues for brothers who drowned in Pearl River

        Search continues for brothers who drowned in Pearl River

        Monday, November 20 2017 7:33 PM EST2017-11-21 00:33:59 GMT
        Source: FamilySource: Family

        The events which led to the drowning still haunt the victims' older brother, Domingo Antonio Gonzalez.

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        The events which led to the drowning still haunt the victims' older brother, Domingo Antonio Gonzalez.

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      • Bodies of drowned brothers recovered from Pearl River

        Bodies of drowned brothers recovered from Pearl River

        Monday, November 20 2017 7:33 PM EST2017-11-21 00:33:22 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        According to the coroner, the bodies are being transported to the medical examiner's office for examination. The 26-year-old and his 15-year-old brother reportedly drowned Sunday while fishing.

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        According to the coroner, the bodies are being transported to the medical examiner's office for examination. The 26-year-old and his 15-year-old brother reportedly drowned Sunday while fishing.

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      • Meal tips for vegans celebrating Thanksgiving

        Meal tips for vegans celebrating Thanksgiving

        Monday, November 20 2017 6:30 PM EST2017-11-20 23:30:24 GMT
        Tips for vegans celebrating Thanksgiving. Photo credit NBCTips for vegans celebrating Thanksgiving. Photo credit NBC

        Thanksgiving is Thursday, and not everyone will have an appetite for Turkey. 

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        Thanksgiving is Thursday, and not everyone will have an appetite for Turkey. 

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      • Jackson Co. supervisors hand out thousands in donations

        Jackson Co. supervisors hand out thousands in donations

        Monday, November 20 2017 6:25 PM EST2017-11-20 23:25:55 GMT
        The five members of the board voted unanimously to donate several thousand dollars to nonprofits and charity groups. (Photo source: WLOX)The five members of the board voted unanimously to donate several thousand dollars to nonprofits and charity groups. (Photo source: WLOX)

        It’s now officially the season of giving, and Jackson County Board of Supervisors members were in a giving mood today.

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        It’s now officially the season of giving, and Jackson County Board of Supervisors members were in a giving mood today.

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      • Lake Harbor Volunteer Fire Chief indicted for embezzlement

        Lake Harbor Volunteer Fire Chief indicted for embezzlement

        Monday, November 20 2017 6:09 PM EST2017-11-20 23:09:13 GMT
        Source: Raycom Image BankSource: Raycom Image Bank

        Ingle is accused of embezzling more than $1,000 in funds between 2015 and 2016.

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        Ingle is accused of embezzling more than $1,000 in funds between 2015 and 2016.

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      • Olive Branch Police Dept. helps feed families in need

        Olive Branch Police Dept. helps feed families in need

        Monday, November 20 2017 5:32 PM EST2017-11-20 22:32:20 GMT
        (Credit: Olive Branch Police Dept.)(Credit: Olive Branch Police Dept.)

        We are sending a High 5 to the Olive Branch Police Department for helping families this holiday season. 

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        We are sending a High 5 to the Olive Branch Police Department for helping families this holiday season. 

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      • Shriners serve Thanksgiving meals to Lamar County senior citizens and veterans

        Shriners serve Thanksgiving meals to Lamar County senior citizens and veterans

        Monday, November 20 2017 5:06 PM EST2017-11-20 22:06:23 GMT
        Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM
        The Oak Grove Senior and Veterans Center held a Monday afternoon Thanksgiving meal filled with comradery and gestures of respect and appreciation. Shriners of Chenzira Temple number 235 of Hattiesburg passed out the plates, and felt a sense of satisfaction serving.  "We wanted to find an organization that we could give back, not only to the veterans, but to the senior citizens," Shriner Steve Collins said.  So these Shriners of Hattiesburg put tur...More >>
        The Oak Grove Senior and Veterans Center held a Monday afternoon Thanksgiving meal filled with comradery and gestures of respect and appreciation. Shriners of Chenzira Temple number 235 of Hattiesburg passed out the plates, and felt a sense of satisfaction serving.  "We wanted to find an organization that we could give back, not only to the veterans, but to the senior citizens," Shriner Steve Collins said.  So these Shriners of Hattiesburg put tur...More >>
      • 1 injured, 1 jailed in Hub City shooting

        1 injured, 1 jailed in Hub City shooting

        Monday, November 20 2017 4:38 PM EST2017-11-20 21:38:00 GMT
        Coby Butler. SOURCE: HPDCoby Butler. SOURCE: HPD

        A Saturday night shooting in the Hub City injured one and landed another behind bars. Coby Butler, 56, of Hattiesburg was arrested Saturday night and charged with one count of aggravated assault.  Hattiesburg Police Captain Branden McLemore said both the suspect and victim are homeless, and the shooting happened in a homeless camp in the wooded area behind 5696 U.S. 49. around 6 p.m.  “The victim, was shot in the chest with a pellet rifle,” said Hattiesburg Po...

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        A Saturday night shooting in the Hub City injured one and landed another behind bars. Coby Butler, 56, of Hattiesburg was arrested Saturday night and charged with one count of aggravated assault.  Hattiesburg Police Captain Branden McLemore said both the suspect and victim are homeless, and the shooting happened in a homeless camp in the wooded area behind 5696 U.S. 49. around 6 p.m.  “The victim, was shot in the chest with a pellet rifle,” said Hattiesburg Po...

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      • Lord is My Help makes Thanksgiving possible for 150 families

        Lord is My Help makes Thanksgiving possible for 150 families

        Monday, November 20 2017 4:36 PM EST2017-11-20 21:36:33 GMT

        Dozens of people are a step closer to having a Thanksgiving meal with their families thanks to a Coast non-profit.

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        Dozens of people are a step closer to having a Thanksgiving meal with their families thanks to a Coast non-profit.

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      • Crews searching water after reports of someone jumping from Hwy. 63 bridge

        Crews searching water after reports of someone jumping from Hwy. 63 bridge

        Monday, November 20 2017 4:25 PM EST2017-11-20 21:25:52 GMT
        (Photo source: WLOX)(Photo source: WLOX)

        The search is on for a person who reportedly jumped from the Hwy. 63 bridge over the Escatawpa River in Moss Point.

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        The search is on for a person who reportedly jumped from the Hwy. 63 bridge over the Escatawpa River in Moss Point.

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      • Cities to work together for grant opportunities

        Cities to work together for grant opportunities

        Tuesday, November 21 2017 12:05 AM EST2017-11-21 05:05:06 GMT
        Tuesday, November 21 2017 12:14 AM EST2017-11-21 05:14:50 GMT
        (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

        The cities of Osceola and Wilson will soon collaborate on bringing more grants into Mississippi County after both city councils approved an agreement to operate an intermodal authority.

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        The cities of Osceola and Wilson will soon collaborate on bringing more grants into Mississippi County after both city councils approved an agreement to operate an intermodal authority.

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      • Organization to host domestic violence training for law enforcement

        Organization to host domestic violence training for law enforcement

        Monday, November 20 2017 10:23 PM EST2017-11-21 03:23:02 GMT
        Monday, November 20 2017 11:47 PM EST2017-11-21 04:47:21 GMT
        (Source: The Haven of Northeast Arkansas, Inc. via Facebook)(Source: The Haven of Northeast Arkansas, Inc. via Facebook)

        An organization that helps victims of domestic violence is hosting a domestic violence training court for law enforcement officials.

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        An organization that helps victims of domestic violence is hosting a domestic violence training court for law enforcement officials.

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      • Pharmacy break-in suspect still at large after high-speed chase

        Pharmacy break-in suspect still at large after high-speed chase

        Monday, November 20 2017 4:33 PM EST2017-11-20 21:33:54 GMT
        Monday, November 20 2017 11:16 PM EST2017-11-21 04:16:24 GMT
        (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

        A Newport pharmacy break-in led to a high-speed chase with officers across two counties. It happened at Darlings Pharmacy around 3:50 a.m. according to a Newport police incident report.

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        A Newport pharmacy break-in led to a high-speed chase with officers across two counties. It happened at Darlings Pharmacy around 3:50 a.m. according to a Newport police incident report.

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