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South Mississippi police: Texting drivers beware

BILOXI — South Mississippi law enforcement officials say they will be ready to enforce the new law that bans motorists from texting while driving. “All you’ve got to do is stand on a corner watching traffic or watching others while you drive, and you can see so many people with their hands on their phone, trying to get a text ...

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Two arrested for platinum theft from DuPont's Delisle Plant

GULFPORT — A Gulfport man and his estranged wife have been arrested in the theft of six pounds of platinum from the DuPont Corporation’s Delisle Plant. Willard Kevin Gallagher, 54, is charged with grand larceny. Angela Marie Simmons, 48, of Virginia Beach, Va., was arrested on a charge of conspiracy to commit a crime. Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said ...

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Cabana steps down

Don Cabana, warden of the Harrison County jail, has left his position. Cabana, who has more than 40 years of corrections experience, accepted the job in August 2006 to clean up the jail’s tainted image and make improvements to get the jail out of oversight by the U.S. Justice Department. Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said Cabana was instrumental in correcting most ...

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