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  1. Twin toddler boys who drowned in Vancleave pond identified as Mason and Madden BangRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Mississippi Press

    Sheriff Mike Ezell has identified the 2-year-old twin boys who died Friday night in a neighbor's pond as Mason and Madden Bang of Vancleave. The investigation is ongoing, the sheriff said, and the case will be presented to a Jackson County grand jury to determine if a crime occurred.

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  2. Jackson County officials call drowning death of twin children tragic accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jackson County Sheriff's Deputies are now almost 48 hours into investigating how two, 2-year-old twins died from drowning in Vancleave. Little information is available about what exactly caused the tragic accident.

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  3. Sheriff: Escatawpa girl shot in throat in critical conditionRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Authorities say an 8-year-old Escatawpa girl remained in critical condition after being shot in the throat in an apparent accidental discharge of a firearm. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell tells The Sun Herald the girl was wounded Saturday at her home.

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  4. Police are investigating a shooting involving an 8-year-old girl in EscatawpaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Pastor David Smith said. "Her condition is critical. The bullet shot and hit her in the throat," Said Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell. Some family members who reached out to WLOX tell us the gun was in a bag that fell to the ground when it was ...

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  5. NCAA Tournament: Devin Booker is third Jackson County prep product to reach the Final FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Mississippi Press

    Late Saturday night, Devin Booker became the third player from Jackson County to reach the NCAA Tournament's Final Four in the past 22 years. He now hopes to become the first to win at least a game in the event, and hopefully a title.

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  6. Ocean Springs hosted its Spring Arts Festival SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... and more. Gerrol Benigno, an award-winning clay fish sculpturist, will bring his unique collection. While the Jackson County Master Gardeners will offer some expertise on gardening. Staff of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art will also take part in ...

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  7. Jackson County Officials are investigating the deaths of 2-year-old twinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's Department tell WLOX that they responded to an emergency call at 7:00 Friday night in the 16000 block of Jim Ramsay Road in Vancleave. According to the lead investigator, upon arrival, deputies along with fire officials and Acadian ambulance services found the bodies of 2-year-old twins in a neighbor's pond.

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  8. Thousands in Jackson County walked to help defeat heart diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Jackson County Heart Walk kicked off Saturday morning with people line dancing and warming up for the three mile trek. Participants walked to bring attention and fight against heart disease, which is the number one killer in the nation.

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  9. Ocean Springs is hosting their Spring Arts Festival SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... and more. Gerrol Benigno, an award-winning clay fish sculpturist, will bring his unique collection. While the Jackson County Master Gardeners will offer some expertise on gardening. Staff of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art will also take part in ...

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  10. Suspect charged in Grain Valley sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    March 27, 2015 James Patrick Cox Booking photo courtesy of Grain Valley Police By David Starbuck Chief of Police This afternoon Grain Valley Police arrested JAMES PATRICK COX, Age 46, in connection with a Sexual Assault which occurred at a Grain Valley residence on March 22, 2015. He has been charged in Jackson County Circuit Court, in a warrant signed by Judge Marco Roldan on March 26, 2015.

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  11. Deputies arrest Moss Point man following two county, high speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... the driver took off, reaching a top speed of 100 miles per hour while running several drivers off the road. Jackson County deputies were called to assist as the vehicle crossed county lines. The driver finally turned onto Wilson Springs Road, where ...

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  12. Traffic stop turns into 100 mph chase on Highway 63 in George CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Mississippi Press

    ... off the road, although no injuries were reported. As Furby continued along Highway 63 south, units from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office joined the chase, but Furby continued to flee at high speed for several more miles before turning on to ...

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  13. Ocean Springs Public Works Director Andre Kaufman suspended amidst state investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Municipal Court, but that ruling was later thrown out by Circuit Court Judge Kathy King Jackson because the Jackson County Grand Jury had already indicted Kaufman on a felony charge of defrauding the government, meaning the city court had no ...

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  14. Jackson County Sheriff's Office to host community meeting in St. MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Mississippi Press

    ST. MARTIN, Mississippi -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office will host the second in a series of community meetings on April 1 at the St. Martin Community Center, JCSO spokesperson Cherie Ward said Friday. Sheriff Mike Ezell will be addressing the department's new Community Watch program, as well as other issues of interest to the community.

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  15. State Supreme Court orders Chancery Court Judge Neil Harris recused from SRHS casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Mississippi Press

    The Mississippi Supreme Court has granted Singing River Hospital System's motion to have Jackson County Chancery Court Judge Neil Harris recused from the hospital system's case against Cynthia Almond relative to SRHS' embattled employee pension plan. The high court issued the ruling Thursday after a 5-1 vote in favor of the motion, with Justices Michael Randolph, Randy Pierce and Josiah Dennis Coleman not participating.

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  16. Supreme Court rules Harris cannot hear Singing River caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... That's the decision handed down Thursday from the Mississippi Supreme Court. The case has been remanded to Jackson County Chancery Court for entry of an order of recusal, and the Supreme Court will appoint another judge to hear the case. According ...

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  17. Prep basketball: Trio of Jackson County products set for Friday's North/South All-Star gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Mississippi Press

    Three prep basketball standouts from Jackson County will be featured in a pair of prestigious all-star games Friday night. The Mississippi Sports Medicine All-Star Girls and Boys Basketball Games will take place at the A. E. Wood Coliseum here on the campus of Mississippi College in.

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  18. NCAA Tournament: Trio of participants in Sweet 16 have ties to Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Mississippi Press

    ... enters is "Sweet 16" phase Thursday night, and three of the four games tonight will have a definitive Jackson County feel. Three participants with ties to either Moss Point or Pascagoula will be on the court in various capacities tonight, as teams ...

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  19. Baseball: Local radio stations part of initial Biloxi Shuckers Radio NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Mississippi Press

    ... each broadcast, airing all 140 games during the 2015 season. "We are excited to bring more local sports to Jackson County," WPMO General Manager Noah Britt said. "WPMO already has more local play-by-play than anyone else on the Gulf Coast. Carrying ...

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  20. Mississippi law enforcement officials: Starting July 1, $25 fines for reading, typing or sending message while drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Mississippi Press

    South Mississippi law enforcement officials say they will be ready to enforce the new law that bans motorists from texting while driving. "All you've got to do is stand on a corner watching traffic or watching others while you drive, and you can see so many people with their hands on their phone, trying to get a text or send one," Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell.

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