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Emergency declared as Tropical Storm Ian strengthens before heading into Gulf

Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for all of Florida on Saturday as Tropical Storm Ian gained strength over the Caribbean and was ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Sunday, September 25, 2022 6:20 am

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Officials: Bicycle spat between children leads to deadly altercation between fathers. Mississippi man charged with murder.

A Mississippi man has been arrested for murder after a fight over a bicycle between two children led to a deadly altercation between fathers. Antonio ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 6:14 am

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Police say body found in Memphis is that of abducted teacher

Police in Tennessee said Tuesday that a body found during an exhaustive search lasting more than three days is a woman who was abducted and ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Tuesday, September 6, 2022 9:32 am

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Man killed when tractor he was driving on rural Mississippi highway was struck by another vehicle

One person was killed when the tractor he was driving along a rural Mississippi highway was hit by a vehicle Monday afternoon. WTOK in Meridian ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Tuesday, September 6, 2022 6:42 am

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Mississippi man dies in two-vehicle wreck on rural highway

A Mississippi man died in a two-vehicle collision Saturday evening. Officials with the Mississippi Highway Patrol report that James Holifield, 63, of Lucedale, died in ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Monday, September 5, 2022 7:30 am

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Mississippi officers cleared of any wrongdoing in shooting during 2021 hostage situation

A Mississippi grand jury has cleared police officers of any wrongdoing concerning a 2021 officer-involved shooting in Gulfport. On Feb. 11, 2021, Jonathan Dion Turner ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Friday, September 2, 2022 7:30 am

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If your password is in this list, you’re an easy hacking target

Canva If your password is in this list, you’re an easy hacking target Have you ever used “123456” as a password for one of your ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Friday, August 19, 2022 8:30 pm

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Church members express disbelief in aftermath of fire at historic Mississippi church

Members of a church built in 1844 expressed their shock and disbelief in the wake of a fire that destroyed a majority of the historic ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Monday, August 15, 2022 5:42 am

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$9,999 reward offered in 2020 killings of Mississippi teens, assault of police officer. One already indicted, other involved, police say

One indictment has been served in a May 2020 double homicide case that law enforcement believes multiple people were involved in. They are asking the ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 6:18 am

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Man found dead in grass off stretch of Mississippi interstate

Police are investigating after a man was found dead near a stretch of Mississippi interstate. Jackson police are investigating the death of the man found ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Monday, August 1, 2022 5:50 am

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