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The Big Switch

A south Mississippi district attorney switched to the Republican Party today. Buddy McDonald was elected in 1999 to be lead prosecutor in Pearl River, Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Lawrence and Marion counties.

McDonald quit the Democratic committee on June 16th. McDonald says he will feel more at home as a Republican.

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    Deputies investigating drive-by-shooting in St. Martin

    Deputies investigating drive-by-shooting in St. Martin

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 4:19 PM EST2017-11-21 21:19:17 GMT

    Officials in Jackson County are investigating a drive-by-shooting. 

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    Officials in Jackson County are investigating a drive-by-shooting. 

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  • Man accused of killing 72-year-old in MO arrested in Gulfport

    Man accused of killing 72-year-old in MO arrested in Gulfport

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 4:02 PM EST2017-11-21 21:02:38 GMT
    Nathan Hendricks (Source: Harrison County Sheriff's Office)Nathan Hendricks (Source: Harrison County Sheriff's Office)

    A suspect wanted for the murder of a 72-year-old man in Independence, MO was arrested Monday in Gulfport, according to Independence Police Department spokesman John Syme.

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    A suspect wanted for the murder of a 72-year-old man in Independence, MO was arrested Monday in Gulfport, according to Independence Police Department spokesman John Syme.

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  • Sheriff: Armed suspect shot by Harrison Co. deputy

    Sheriff: Armed suspect shot by Harrison Co. deputy

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 2:01 PM EST2017-11-21 19:01:25 GMT
    (Photo source: File)(Photo source: File)

    A news release from Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson says a deputy shot and killed an armed suspect on Lake Vista Drive. According to the sheriff, deputies went to the neighborhood off Canal Road at 5:58 Monday night. They reportedly went there for a follow-up call involving a stolen car case from earlier that day.  "A deputy discharged his weapon and the suspect was transported from the scene to a local area hospital" where he later died, the sheriff said.

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    A news release from Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson says a deputy shot and killed an armed suspect on Lake Vista Drive. According to the sheriff, deputies went to the neighborhood off Canal Road at 5:58 Monday night. They reportedly went there for a follow-up call involving a stolen car case from earlier that day.  "A deputy discharged his weapon and the suspect was transported from the scene to a local area hospital" where he later died, the sheriff said.

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