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Primate monkeys around with student’s phone, takes selfies

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian student whose cellphone was stolen while he was sleeping has tracked down the culprit: a monkey who...

ACC Basketball Coaches Back Plan to Invite All D-One Schools to NCAA Tournament

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball coaches are supporting the idea of having next year’s NCAA Tournament include all eligible teams in Division I. Numerous league schools and coaches released statements Wednesday about the proposal, which was first reported by Stadium. There are 357 Division I programs nationally, with 346 of those […]

Lafayette officer on leave, 2 pulled from duty following arrest video

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A police officer in Louisiana has been placed on administrative leave and two others have been temporarily pulled from their...

Norwegian lawmaker nominates Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

By JAN M. OLSEN Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A far-right Norwegian lawmaker said Wednesday that he has nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the Nobel...

Hurricane Laura’s Louisiana death toll up to 26

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's death toll from Hurricane Laura has risen to 26. Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the latest death attributed to...

7 fatally shot at illegal California marijuana growing site

Authorities say seven people were fatally shot in Southern California at an illegal marijuana growing operation.

From heat to snow: Rocky Mountains see 60-degree plunge

Summer has come to an abrupt halt in parts of the Rocky Mountains as temperatures reaching into the 90s have plunged by around 60 degrees in less than 24 hours.

‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ will end in 2021

Who do we keep up with now? After more than a decade, “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” will be ending its run next year.

Budget deficit to hit record $3.3T due to virus, recession

The federal budget deficit is projected to hit a record $3.3 trillion due to COVID-19 costs and the recession. That’s more than triple the 2019 shortfall.

TSA rescues wedding dress left at airport checkpoint

Transportation Security Administration employees saved a bride’s big day after her wedding dress was left behind at an airport security checkpoint.

Texas renews court effort to ban abortion procedure

By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas officials are trying to get a federal appeals court’s permission to enforce a ban on a...

WWII surrender ceremony in Hawaii limited to local veterans

A Pearl Harbor ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II will be limited to survivors of the war living in Hawaii because of coronavirus concerns.

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Local News

Fatal hit and run near Old Hwy 63 South in George County

Today the George County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal hit and run. First responders responded to a 911 call around 9 p.m. Wednesday night...

Songwriter’s Festival continuing on in Jackson County

As they say, the show must go on! Although the annual Songwriter’s Festival in Jackson County had to be put off due to COVID...

VFW Post 5699 hosting food drive for veterans Saturday

Some spilled blood, others the ultimate sacrifice, giving all. VFW Post 5699 in Ocean Springs has partnered with local businesses and the community to...

Blood drive to take place in Gautier September 29th

Due to an urgent need for all blood types, especially type O, the Gautier Rotary Club and Singing River Health System are sponsoring a...