Two coast residents identified after fatal crash in Hancock County

Two Coast residents are dead after a fatal head-on crash in Hancock County Wednesday afternoon.

  Delta flight makes emergency landing in Fla. after plunging 30,000 feet

An issue with cabin pressure caused panic aboard a Delta flight as the pilot made an emergency landing.
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1 in 5 Americans can’t name a single branch of the government, study finds

The Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania surveyed 1,104 adults between Aug. 16 and Aug. 27. With a 3.6% margin of error, the study found 22% of respondents failed to name a branch of the government.

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  Advanced Naval Technology Exercise boasts exciting technology

  Moss Point man says overgrown city-property is dangerous for his grandkids

Beach Park renovations underway thanks to late Pascagoula woman’s generous gift

  Whale beached along the Mississippi Gulf Coast is out of critical condition

Head Start slowly returning to Harrison County

Five hundred children will be back at Head Start soon, some as early as Friday.
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  Water rescues underway as Imelda drenches parts of Texas

Forecasters warned that Imelda could bring up to 35 inches (90 centimeters) of rain this week in some areas of Texas through Friday. The storm system also brought the risk of severe weather and prompted tornado warnings Thursday morning in the areas hit hardest by the flooding.

  Agriculture commissioner Gipson announces plans for trade and commerce office on Coast

Why Ted Cruz says he’s opposed to Gulfport judge’s nomination to the 5th Circuit

  Election leaders call for fewer split precincts

  Hancock Co. Sheriff’s Office to adopt new policies following lawsuit settlement

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith proposes ‘Gold Star Families Remembrance Week’

South Mississippi schools make the grade with high state rankings

  Biloxi mayor says legal action looming after spillway adversity

Miss. reports first case of lung illness related to vaping

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  U.S. Navy: Mysterious UFO videos are real

The U.S. Navy has finally acknowledged that videos appearing to show UFOs flying through the air are real and were recorded years ago by fighter pilots.

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Drew Brees out of surgery; posts a ‘thumbs up’ on social media

Rams win after Brees suffers thumb injury, refs take Saints defensive TD off the board

Saints fall to 1-1 on the season

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  Salvation Army hoping for zoning change in Pascagoula to shelter more homeless

Learn how you can keep your kids safe during National Child Passenger Safety Week

  Hood calls for preschool, teacher pay, higher K-12 spending

Payton: Drew Brees won’t go on IR; team will go with 2 QBs

  Tropical Storm Jerry joins Imelda and Humberto

Jerry is forecast to become a hurricane this week, approaching the Bahamas next week
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  Teen stabbed to death as dozens watched, videoed and streamed his final moments

A teen's murder was live-streamed on social media and recorded by dozens of people who watched and did nothing to help, according to police.

‘Slow down and move over’: Police increasing patrols on I-10 to emphasize Move Over law

  South Mississippi Strong: Ainsley’s Angels push differently-abled people to the finish line and beyond

  Gubernatorial candidates debating debate details ahead of general election

  Nancy Depreo set to replace Mayor Schafer on P.O.A Collaborative Committee