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7 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Two teens charged with Gulfport man's murder

Police arrested Jalen Shaquille Williams, 19, at his home. Rashad Rejohn Johnson, 17, was arrested at the Harrison County Juvenile Detention Facility, where he was being held on an unrelated charge.

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Related Topix: Gulfport, MS

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Mississippi Press

David Blaine, Greg English named to MGCCC board of trustees

David A. Blaine, president and owner of Edgewater Cleaners in Biloxi, and Greg H. English, property and casualty specialist with MetLife Auto & Home in Ocean Springs, have been named to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Board of Trustees, the school had announced.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS, Ocean Springs, MS

Sunherald.com

Gulfport police to release details in murder arrest

The Gulfport Police Department will transport an arrest suspect from the Lamont Hayes murder case to the Harrison County Adult Detention Facility at 11:30 a.m., said Sgt.

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SanLuisObispo.com

Singing River Health System closing 2 more clinics

"Realigning the clinics is a tough decision that we feel will help make our organization stronger without compromising our quality of care," Dr. Randy Roth, SRHS interim chief medical officer, said in a news release Monday.

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Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, Biloxi, MS, Ocean Springs, MS, Vancleave, MS

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sunherald.com

Margaritaville's $2 million TIF bond must be repaid, even if casino closes

Margaritaville Casino developers were paid nearly $2 million this year from a TIF bond provided by Biloxi and Harrison County and now officials are looking to see who will repay the bond when the casino closes.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS

Sunherald.com

Coroner: J Roc King's drowning ruled accidental

JUSTIN MITCHELL/SUN HERALDResidents in a neighboring apartment complex watch from the banks of the Tchoutacabouffa River as divers search for a man who jumped in the water during a police chase with the D'Iberville Police Department.

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Related Topix: D'Iberville, MS

The Mississippi Press

Gulfport woman arrested after trying to cash fake check for $6,800 at local bank

A 45-year-old Gulfport woman is in jail after police say she attempted to cash a fake check for more than $6,800 at a local bank Friday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Officers regret not being able to save suspect lost in river

When officers tried to get him to swim back to shore, he went under and didn't come back up.

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Related Topix: D'Iberville, MS

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Diane C. Peranich: Time to switch university partners on Coast

Our quality of life and our ability to diversify the Coast's economy are at risk.

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Related Topix: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, Mississippi State University, Libraries

Sunherald.com

Traffic stop turns tragic in D'Iberville; man fleeing police jumps into river

D'Iberville Police Chief Wayne Payne said the search is now in recovery mode. Look to SunHerald.com for the latest updates.

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Related Topix: D'Iberville, MS

Sunherald.com

ID of man found drowned in Biloxi pond released; police seek family

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove has released the name of the man found Friday morning floating in a pond on the old Broadwater Sun Golf Course.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Fleeing suspect may have drowned in the Tchoutacabouffa River

We are following a developing story in Harrison County. D'Iberville police tell us a man who led officers on a car chase may have drowned in the Tchoutacabouffa River.

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Related Topix: D'Iberville, MS

Sunherald.com

Police: Biloxi man stole Coach purse, cash from casino hotel room

After his arrest, Butler was incarcerated at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sunherald.com

Hearing set in capital murder of Ja-Naya Thompson

A preliminary hearing has been set in the capital murder case against Alberto Garcia, who has provided police with details in Ja-Naya Thompson's assault and death -- details only an assailant would know, a court document said.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Biloxi man will serve 28 years for beating his wife to death

A Harrison County judge sentenced a Biloxi man to 28 years in prison for beating his wife to death with his bare hands in 2011.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Body of man, 62, pulled from old golf course pond in Biloxi

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove confirms to WLOX News that the Biloxi Fire Department pulled the body of a 62-year-old man from a pond on the old Broadwater Golf Course on Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS

Sunherald.com

Harrison County sheriff to retire after term expires

Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara has confirmed he will retire when his second term of office expires at the end of 2015.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sunherald.com

McDaniel loses again at Mississippi Supreme Court

The Supreme Court won't reconsider its ruling against former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel in his battle with Harrison County.

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Sunherald.com

Tim Isbell/Sun Herald Thad Cochran speaks to the Harrison County Republican Club Wednesday night.

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.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Scott Walker, US Governors

The Mississippi Press

Attorney for Bourbon Street shooting suspect captured in Harrison County wants to expedite hearing

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.

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