Settlement announced in coroner discrimination lawsuit

April 20, 2018 in News, The Buzz

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A settlement has been reached in a racial discrimination lawsuit against a Mississippi Gulf Coast county and its coroner. David Owens, […]

Trial to decide if coroner is unfair to black funeral homes

April 15, 2018 in News

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal trial is scheduled to start Monday over claims by six black-owned funeral homes that a Mississippi Gulf Coast coroner […]

Group calls off lawsuit over Harrison County Nativity display

December 24, 2015 in Religion

GULFPORT, Mississippi (AP) — The American Humanist Association is calling off a lawsuit against Harrison County over a Nativity scene in the courthouse lobby. David Niose of the American Humanist […]

No criminal conduct found in Harrison County inmates’ deaths

September 16, 2015 in News

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Harrison County grand jury has found no criminal conduct was involved in the deaths of two Harrison County jail inmates. Filmore N. Allen, 60, died […]

Sentencing of former Harrison County supervisor Kim Savant delayed until July

March 10, 2015 in News, The Buzz

GULFPORT, Mississippi (AP) — Sentencing for former Harrison County Supervisor Kim Savant has been delayed until July 30. U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden reset the date last week. The move […]

Jeremy Radau, convicted in Harrison County baseball bat beating death, loses appeal

December 18, 2014 in News, The Buzz

BILOXI, Mississippi (AP) — The state Court of Appeals has upheld the capital murder conviction of Jeremy William Radau for the 2009 fatal beating of a 74-year-old Harrison County man. […]

Mississippi health officials confirm 5 new cases of West Nile virus, 1 in Harrison County

September 9, 2014 in Health, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi health officials have confirmed five new cases of West Nile virus — two each Forrest and Hinds counties and one in Harrison County. That brings […]

Mississippi Supreme Court declines to hear appeal of Keller in Harrison County murder

June 6, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined to take a second look at an appeal from Jason Lee Keller, who was sentenced to death for the 2007 […]