AMBER ALERT CANCELED: 3-year-old girl found safe; suspect in custody

An AMBER Alert for a missing 3-year-old was canceled hours after it had been issued.
  Junior Auxiliary program brings a little Christmas miracle to Gulfport children
  Inaugural Christmas Parade in Ocean Springs helps local charities
  Improvements made all around at 2018 Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon
Hancock County cold weather shelter opens ahead of freezing temperatures
Toys for Tots distribution in Harrison County
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  Mandarin duck in Central Park becomes social media star

Meet the duck that's wowing social media.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  WLOX Editorial: State, federal health care improving
Health care in Mississippi is getting better for those who can least afford medical bills.
MDE holding lottery for special needs scholarship program
The Mississippi Department of Education is holding a lottery next week for parents of students with disabilities who would like to claim state money to remove their children from public schools to seek other educational services.
Improvements made all around at 2018 Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon
For this year’s Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon, course directors would not repeat mistakes of the past.

  On your mark. Get Set. Go: Gulf Coast Marathon

Runners from all over are getting ready to take the streets of South Mississippi Sunday morning to participate in the Gulf Coast Marathon.

  Bay St. Louis celebrates bicentennial

The soaking rain didn’t stop an event 200 years in the making. For the sake of history, officials weren’t about to let bad weather stop a well-earned birthday party.
Coast Guard rescues two from Jackson County waters
  Gulf Coast Marathon weekend off to a wet and chilly start
Ochsner Health System raising minimum wage by nearly $4 in January

NATIONAL HEADLINES

'Fearless Girl' statue gets new permanent home

The "Fearless Girl" statue that inspired millions with a message of female empowerment has a new home in front of the New York Stock Exchange

Lebanon says police thwarted bombing attacks by IS

Lebanon's Interior Minister Nouhad Mashnouk says the country's police have discovered and thwarted planned bombing attacks by the Islamic State group

SPORTS

  Muddy, Rainy conditions lead to scoreless 70th annual Bernard Blackwell All-Star Classic

  Lady Tigers Beat Alma Bryant in Booker Shootout

Hugh Freeze hired by Liberty University

  Lady Pirates improve to 11-0, other Coast basketball action

The Pass Christian Lady Pirates improve to 11-0 on the season, highlighting a busy Friday night of high school basketball action on the Coast.