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  • HIGHLIGHTS: Southern Miss Falls To Mississippi State, 49-0

    HIGHLIGHTS: Southern Miss Falls To Mississippi State, 49-0

    Sunday, August 31 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-08-31 21:58:51 GMT
    Southern Miss Football Report…Aug. 31, 2014 Record 0-1, 0-0 C-USA Last Week L, 49-0, at Mississippi State (Davis Wade Stadium/Starkville, Miss./61,889) This Week Sept. 6, Alcorn State, 6 p.m. CT (Carlisle-Faulkner Field at Roberts Stadium, Hattiesburg, Miss., 36,000/Videostream through Southern Miss All-Access) Notes • The Golden Eagles opened their 98th football season by playing an in-state opponent for the first time since the 2009 season when they entertained Alcorn State to start the ...
    Southern Miss Football Report…Aug. 31, 2014 Record 0-1, 0-0 C-USA Last Week L, 49-0, at Mississippi State (Davis Wade Stadium/Starkville, Miss./61,889) This Week Sept. 6, Alcorn State, 6 p.m. CT (Carlisle-Faulkner Field at Roberts Stadium, Hattiesburg, Miss., 36,000/Videostream through Southern Miss All-Access) Notes • The Golden Eagles opened their 98th football season by playing an in-state opponent for the first time since the 2009 season when they entertained Alcorn State to start the ...
  • Ball Security Issues Prove Costly For USM In Shutout Loss To MSU

    Ball Security Issues Prove Costly For USM In Shutout Loss To MSU

    Sunday, August 31 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-08-31 21:58:00 GMT
    Southern Miss Football Report…Aug. 31, 2014 Record 0-1, 0-0 C-USA Last Week L, 49-0, at Mississippi State (Davis Wade Stadium/Starkville, Miss./61,889) This Week Sept. 6, Alcorn State, 6 p.m. CT (Carlisle-Faulkner Field at Roberts Stadium, Hattiesburg, Miss., 36,000/Videostream through Southern Miss All-Access) Notes • The Golden Eagles opened their 98th football season by playing an in-state opponent for the first time since the 2009 season when they entertained Alcorn State to start the ...
    Southern Miss Football Report…Aug. 31, 2014 Record 0-1, 0-0 C-USA Last Week L, 49-0, at Mississippi State (Davis Wade Stadium/Starkville, Miss./61,889) This Week Sept. 6, Alcorn State, 6 p.m. CT (Carlisle-Faulkner Field at Roberts Stadium, Hattiesburg, Miss., 36,000/Videostream through Southern Miss All-Access) Notes • The Golden Eagles opened their 98th football season by playing an in-state opponent for the first time since the 2009 season when they entertained Alcorn State to start the ...
  • HIGHLIGHTS: Hattiesburg Takes 93rd Rendition Of Crosstown Rivalry Over Laurel

    HIGHLIGHTS: Hattiesburg Takes 93rd Rendition Of Crosstown Rivalry Over Laurel

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:17:43 GMT
    On Friday Hattiesburg and Laurel squared off for the 93rd consecutive season, for the right to take home the coveted Little Brown Jug. The Tornadoes reclaimed the old whiskey jug from the Tigers at home last year, but this time it was Hattiesburg defending its home turf. The Tigers built an early 22-0 lead and never looked back, as they defeated the Tornadoes, 42-26. Both teams are now 1-1 overall on the young season.
    On Friday Hattiesburg and Laurel squared off for the 93rd consecutive season, for the right to take home the coveted Little Brown Jug. The Tornadoes reclaimed the old whiskey jug from the Tigers at home last year, but this time it was Hattiesburg defending its home turf. The Tigers built an early 22-0 lead and never looked back, as they defeated the Tornadoes, 42-26. Both teams are now 1-1 overall on the young season.
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  • Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:21 AM EDT2014-09-01 07:21:14 GMT
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.
  • Merkel aide downplays anti-euro party's success

    Merkel aide downplays anti-euro party's success

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:01 AM EDT2014-09-01 07:01:10 GMT
    A top aide to German Chancellor Angela Merkel is downplaying a new anti-euro party's strong showing in a state election, arguing that it's too early to say its long-term success is assured.
    A top aide to German Chancellor Angela Merkel is downplaying a new anti-euro party's strong showing in a state election, arguing that it's too early to say its long-term success is assured.
  • Pakistani police, protesters clash anew in capital

    Pakistani police, protesters clash anew in capital

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:51 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:51:53 GMT
    Anti-government protesters and Pakistani police have clashed once again as the demonstrators pushed into a sprawling government complex in the country's capital in an effort to try to reach the prime...
    Anti-government protesters and Pakistani police have clashed once again as the demonstrators pushed into a sprawling government complex in the country's capital in an effort to try to reach the prime minister's...
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  • Former Pine Belt Officer Indicted For Sex Crimes

    Former Pine Belt Officer Indicted For Sex Crimes

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:45:00 GMT
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A former Lamar County Sheriff's Deputy and Hattiesburg Police sergeant is facing 6 indictments for sex crimes.According to the indictment, Averald Burnett allegedly committed sexual acts on a minor, who is also a member of his family. He's being charged with 4 counts of fondling, 2 counts of sexual battery, and an attempted sexual battery. Arraignment for Burnett is scheduled for September 8th at the Lamar County Circuit Court. Burnett served 22 years with the Hattiesburg...
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A former Lamar County Sheriff's Deputy and Hattiesburg Police sergeant is facing 6 indictments for sex crimes.According to the indictment, Averald Burnett allegedly committed sexual acts on a minor, who is also a member of his family. He's being charged with 4 counts of fondling, 2 counts of sexual battery, and an attempted sexual battery. Arraignment for Burnett is scheduled for September 8th at the Lamar County Circuit Court. Burnett served 22 years with the Hattiesburg...
  • 16-year-old girl stabs another 65 times after nude photos posted on Facebook

    16-year-old girl stabs another 65 times after nude photos posted on Facebook

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-04-02 19:29:36 GMT
    A 16-year-old girl is accused of fatally stabbing her teen ‘best friend' in an attack spurred by nude photos of the pair together posted on social media, according to several media sources.  Anel Baez,
    A 16-year-old girl is accused of fatally stabbing her teen ‘best friend' in an attack spurred by nude photos of the pair together posted on social media, according to several media sources.  Anel Baez,
  • Jones County Teens Charged With Manslaughter

    Jones County Teens Charged With Manslaughter

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-08-30 00:46:43 GMT
    Alexander CrewsAlexander Crews
    MOSELLE, Miss. - Jones County Major Jamie Tedford tell us deputies responded to a call just off of Old River Road at around 9:20 Wednesday night. We're told deputies found 17-year-olds Alexander Crews and Timothy Meadows standing near a pick-up truck as the body of 44-year-old Timothy Williamson laid on the ground. According to Tedford, Crews' mother has some type of relationship with Williamson. Authorities say she was at the scene and made the call to 9-1-1. "The statement we had gotten was...
    MOSELLE, Miss. - Jones County Major Jamie Tedford tell us deputies responded to a call just off of Old River Road at around 9:20 Wednesday night. We're told deputies found 17-year-olds Alexander Crews and Timothy Meadows standing near a pick-up truck as the body of 44-year-old Timothy Williamson laid on the ground. According to Tedford, Crews' mother has some type of relationship with Williamson. Authorities say she was at the scene and made the call to 9-1-1. "The statement we had gotten was...
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