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  • Charges pending for man accused of shooting Hattiesburg police officer

    Charges pending for man accused of shooting Hattiesburg police officer

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-06-22 03:50:01 GMT
    Kirksey was taken into custody Monday night after an hours-long search that ended in a shootout with police. Kirksey was injured in the shootout and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. (Photo source: HPD)Kirksey was taken into custody Monday night after an hours-long search that ended in a shootout with police. Kirksey was injured in the shootout and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. (Photo source: HPD)

    Right now, Victor Kirksey still not formally charged after he was the suspect in an officer involved shooting incident, Monday. We do know investigations are on-going surrounding Victor Kirksey.  WDAM continues to ask questions regarding Kirksey's medical condition. The Hattiesburg Police Department as well as the Mississippi Department of Public Safety both tell WDAM they cannot comment on Kirksey's condition due to privacy laws and safety reasons. DPS Public Spokesperson Warr...

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    Right now, Victor Kirksey still not formally charged after he was the suspect in an officer involved shooting incident, Monday. We do know investigations are on-going surrounding Victor Kirksey.  WDAM continues to ask questions regarding Kirksey's medical condition. The Hattiesburg Police Department as well as the Mississippi Department of Public Safety both tell WDAM they cannot comment on Kirksey's condition due to privacy laws and safety reasons. DPS Public Spokesperson Warr...

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  • Laurel native Akeem Davis gears up for 4th annual football camp

    Laurel native Akeem Davis gears up for 4th annual football camp

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-06-22 03:43:40 GMT
    Laurel native Akeem Davis. Courtesy: WDAMLaurel native Akeem Davis. Courtesy: WDAM
    Laurel native Akeem Davis. Courtesy: WDAMLaurel native Akeem Davis. Courtesy: WDAM

    The fourth edition of Laurel native Akeem Davis’ AD 47 Football Leadership Academy returns to Blair Stadium on Saturday. Former JCJC, University of Memphis and NFL defensive back Davis currently serves as a graduate assistant for the Southern Miss football team. He has enjoyed mentoring student-athletes at USM and looks forward to giving back to his hometown with the fourth annual AD 47 camp at Laurel High. "It takes a village to raise a child,” Davis said.

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    The fourth edition of Laurel native Akeem Davis’ AD 47 Football Leadership Academy returns to Blair Stadium on Saturday. Former JCJC, University of Memphis and NFL defensive back Davis currently serves as a graduate assistant for the Southern Miss football team. He has enjoyed mentoring student-athletes at USM and looks forward to giving back to his hometown with the fourth annual AD 47 camp at Laurel High. "It takes a village to raise a child,” Davis said.

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  • Round one of preliminary competition at Miss Mississippi 2018 is in the books

    Round one of preliminary competition at Miss Mississippi 2018 is in the books

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:38 PM EDT2018-06-22 03:38:29 GMT

    Two winners in the first round of preliminary competition at the Miss Mississippi pageant in Vicksburg. Tanner Fant Miss New South takes top honors in talent and Miss Tupelo the winner in swimwear.

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    Two winners in the first round of preliminary competition at the Miss Mississippi pageant in Vicksburg. Tanner Fant Miss New South takes top honors in talent and Miss Tupelo the winner in swimwear.

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