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The Supreme Court won't reconsider its ruling against former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel in his battle with Harrison County.
Evidence presented in federal court Wednesday indicated U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran was boozing it up at the DMR's expense in the summer of 2010, but he and a staff member say that's just not so.
The attorney for Bourbon Street shooting suspect Trung Le will again ask a judge Friday to fast-track his client's next key court date, which would force investigators and prosecutors to present evidence nearly a month sooner than scheduled.
Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said Friday that strangulation was the cause of death of 5-year-old Janaya Thompson, whose body was found in an abandoned trailer in Gulfport.
Authorities are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two murder suspects from a Tuesday night shooting, Sgt.
A preliminary hearing has been set for Aug. 5 in the capital murder case against Stephen Hagin, accused of killing a man whose body was in the final stages of decomposition when his remains were found.
A 29-year-old Perkinston man has been arrested and charged with weapons and drug charges stemming from a burglary call in Pass Christian Friday.
A man who fled from a traffic stop on U.S. 90 unknowingly ran into a building where police academy training was in session.
TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALDU.S. Attorney Gregory Davis stands beside a display of stolen and illegal firearms while announcing the indictment of 15 persons in a gun trafficking case following their arrests in May 2012.
A couple of developments made news this week in Biloxi. Harrison County Supervisors granted tax breaks to several restaurant projects in Biloxi.
WLOX News has learned that Chris McDaniel's campaign will not have access it wanted to Harrison County poll books.
JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALDNacole James of Gulfport, center, leads a prayer near a trailer on Whitney Drive in Gulfport where the body of five-year-old Janaya Thompson was found on Thursday.
On Friday, a Greene County jury found Justin Blakeney guilty of capital murder and sentenced him to death.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 04:49 am
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