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Philadelphia man convicted in DUI deaths of 6, including five children

OXFORD, Mississippi (AP) — A Philadelphia man will serve 75 years in prison after being convicted of six counts of DUI/manslaughter in the deaths of his five children and an adult family friend last year.

Prosecutors said Duane John Sr., 34, was sentenced Wednesday by Circuit Judge Marcus Gordon to 15 years on each count to run consecutively for a total 90 years. Fifteen years were suspended leaving 75 to serve… […]

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Waveland settles 2 stun gun suits

City officials in Waveland have settled two federal lawsuits over the use of stun guns by police officers.

The Sea Coast Echo reports that court records show plaintiffs Calvin “C.W.” Parker and Evan Coote each reached out-of-court settlements this past week in separate cases.
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