Harold Gater, Hattiesburg American

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Past articles by Harold:

Missing kangaroo found on Mississippi Coast

JoJo the baby kangaroo who went missing for two days was found safe overnight Friday. → Read More

Kangaroo on the loose in Mississippi town

The baby kangaroo named JoJo, was in the Bayou View area of Gulfport as part of a mobile petting zoo. → Read More

Funeral procession route for fallen officer Robert McKeithen

A number of roads will be closed Monday during the funeral procession for slain Biloxi Police Officer Robert McKeithen. → Read More

Fifth suspect charged in killing of Biloxi police officer

A fifth suspect has been charged in the killing of Biloxi officer Robert McKeithen, who was shot in back outside the police station on Sunday night. → Read More

More suspects charged in slaying of Biloxi Patrolman Robert McKeithen

Two more suspects have been charged in the killing of Biloxi police officer Robert McKeithen. → Read More

Mississippi officers killed by gunfire

Here is a list of some Mississippi law enforcement officers killed by gunfire. → Read More

Measles exposure found in new, third location in Hattiesburg

The virus lingers in a room where a person with measles has been for up to two hours. → Read More

Overtime violations: 43 people to get back wages from this sheriff's department

Investigators found the Simpson County Sheriff’s Dept. misapplied an overtime exemption for law enforcement and firefighters. → Read More

Man dies after struggle with Mississippi police officers

A man died Saturday after a struggled with police officers, according to a Southaven Police Department news relea → Read More

After six days, Mississippi teen found safe in Nashville

Maddie's mother, Sarah believed her disappearance was linked to a disagreement over social media usage. → Read More

Mississippi pastor told he has 30 days to find a kidney

Pastor Tony Guerin was diagnosed with kidney failure in July 2018. He goes to dialysis three days a week. → Read More

2 Mississippi volunteer firefighters killed in domestic violence incident

If not for the actions of the firefighters, more lives could have been lost, sheriff says. → Read More

Amber Alert canceled in Mississippi, child safe, father surrenders

MBI said 2-year-old Genesis Makayla McCord was taken by her father, Joe Quincy McCord, Tuesday evening. → Read More

Suspected burglar found hiding in bathroom in Jones County

Deputies said the suspect had drugs from the home on him and had already taken some. → Read More

Pedestrian killed crossing U.S. 49 in Magee

The identity of the victim has not been released. → Read More

2 wanted for questioning in Hattiesburg burglary investigation

Anyone with information is asked to call HPD at 601-545-4900 or Crime Stoppers at 601-582-7867. → Read More

Teens charged with attempted auto burglary

Two teens were charged with attempted auto burglary early Monday. Hattiesburg police said 18-year-old Lacedrick Perryman and an unidentified 17-year-old were caught during an overnight auto burglary detail around 1 a.m. in the 300 block of North 38th Avenue. Each teen is charged with three counts of attempted auto burglary. Read or Share this story: → Read More

Pharmacy deaths murder/suicide, Biloxi police say

The identities of the victims have not been released. → Read More

Jones County official 'devastated' by volunteer firefighters' arrest

Jones County Fire Coordinator Dan McKenna voiced his surprise after two former volunteer firefighters were charged with arson. → Read More

Teen charged after Hattiesburg police chase

A teenager was charged, after leading police on a chase through Hattiesburg Monday. → Read More