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Authorities said a 15-year-old girl may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old girl dead Monday afternoon. The crash happened onMore >>
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Monday, May 20 2013 11:48 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:48:15 GMT
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A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:38 GMT
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
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Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
NATCHEZ, MS (Mississippi News Now) -
WLBT has been told SWAT Teams have entered the Adams County Correctional Facility and can be seen with guns drawn walking along the roof the facility.
The riot has resulted in one fatality.
A spokeswoman for the Adams County Sheriff's Office Emily Ham confirmed Sunday evening that a guard died while being transported to a hospital. She said Corrections Corp. of America, the prison's private operator, is working with law-enforcement authorities to bring the disturbance under control.
Several other employees have been injured during what is being called an "an inmate disturbance" at a southwest Mississippi prison.
A small fire was started earlier in the courtyard of the prison.
Adams County Sheriff Chuck Mayfield tells the Natchez Democrat there are still prison guards inside the facility.
CCA said in a news release that the disturbance began at around 2:40 p.m. CDT Sunday.
The prison says five employees and one prisoner were taken offsite to be treated for injuries. There are several other people being treated for injuries at the facility.
At times you could hear what appeared to be tear gas guns being fired and tear gas smoke rising above the prison.
The prison says "the disturbance has been contained within the secure perimeter of the facility, with no threat to public safety."
The 2,567-bed prison houses federal inmates.
The company said the cause of disturbance is pending investigation.