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GULFPORT, Miss | Gordon, never a hurricane, killed child blowing down tree

GULFPORT, Miss.— Tropical Storm Gordon never became a hurricane but it was deadly all the same, killing a child by blowing a tree onto a mobile home as it made landfall late Tuesday just west of the Alabama-Mississippi border. The National Hurricane Center said early Wednesday that Gordon was weakening on a path into Arkansas … Continue reading GULFPORT, Miss | Gordon, never a hurricane, killed child blowing down tree

GULFPORT, Miss | Florida child killed by falling tree as Gordon strikes land

GULFPORT, Miss  — A child died when a tree fell onto a mobile home in Florida late Tuesday as Tropical Storm Gordon made landfall just west of the Alabama-Mississippi border. The Escambia County Sheriff’s office posted on its Facebook page that deputies responded to a call of the fallen tree in Pensacola and discovered the … Continue reading GULFPORT, Miss | Florida child killed by falling tree as Gordon strikes land

GULFPORT, Miss | Gordon aims to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane after nightfall

GULFPORT, Miss   — Boaters evacuated to safe harbors, and motorists fled barrier islands Tuesday as the Gulf Coast hustled to get ready for Tropical Storm Gordon, which was on track to hit Mississippi as a Category 1 hurricane sometime after nightfall. People rushed to fill sandbags while red no-swimming flags flew along the shore where … Continue reading GULFPORT, Miss | Gordon aims to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane after nightfall

ST. MARTIN, Miss | Ex-3 Doors Down bass player arrested, drugs, weapons found

ST. MARTIN, Miss. (AP) — One of the founding members of the rock band 3 Doors Down is back in jail after guns and drugs were seen in his Mississippi home. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell, in a news release, said 46-year-old Todd Harrell, the band’s original bass player, was arrested Friday at his St. … Continue reading ST. MARTIN, Miss | Ex-3 Doors Down bass player arrested, drugs, weapons found

SOUTHAVEN, Miss | Kardashian West & woman Trump freed say they won’t stop now

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Kim Kardashian West and Alice Marie Johnson, the woman President Donald Trump freed from life in federal prison, say they won’t stop advocating for other people serving long sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The women appeared together in an interview NBC’s “Today” show aired Thursday after they met face to face … Continue reading SOUTHAVEN, Miss | Kardashian West & woman Trump freed say they won’t stop now

JACKSON, Miss. | Prosecutors: Mississippi man stole more than $100M in scheme

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Mississippi man raked in “well in excess” of $100 million from more than 250 investors in at least 14 states in a Ponzi scheme that promised quick profits on non-existent trees. Arthur Lamar Adams of Jackson, Mississippi, is cooperating with prosecutors and is likely to plead guilty at … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss. | Prosecutors: Mississippi man stole more than $100M in scheme

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. | Policy on bullying eyed after 12-year-old hangs himself

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. | April 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  — A month has passed since a 12-year-old boy hanged himself after being bullied at school in Mississippi. While Andy Leach’s family waits for answers, experts say the school district’s bullying policy lacks key elements, such as written consequences for bullies and detailed support for victims. Matthew Leach … Continue reading SOUTHAVEN, Miss. | Policy on bullying eyed after 12-year-old hangs himself