National News

Flight cancellations snarl holiday plans for thousands

By TALI ARBEL NEW YORK (AP) — Airlines continued to cancel hundreds of flights because of staffing issues tied to COVID-19, disrupting holiday celebrations during one of the busiest travel times of the year. FlightAware, a flight-tracking website, noted nearly 1,000 canceled flights entering,…

Memorial hosting blood drive Wednesday

As a result of critical blood shortage, Memorial is stepping up and hosting a blood drive at the Memorial Medical Office Building atrium located on 13th Street in Gulfport. The blood…

Authorities: Student kills 3, wounds 6 at Michigan school

By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER Associated Press OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school, killing three students and wounding six other people, including a teacher. Oakland County Undersheriff Mike McCabe said at…