Trump urges calm even as US reports worrisome new virus case

The session comes a day after he sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the U.S.
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  Girl, 7, died one minute into tonsil surgery at SC hospital, parents say

The girl's family says she was a healthy child with no issues, other than she snored in her sleep. Autopsy results were expected to help offer more clarification on her death.

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First Lady Elee Reeves brings awareness to heart disease at Governor’s Mansion

  Tupelo mayor wants to hire homeless people to pick up trash

New details released in shooting death, attempted robbery of Biloxi teen

  Body found in burned car was shot, killed, autopsy reveals

Fire fighters responded to a car fire in a wooded area in the 4900 block of South Drive just after 12:30 p.m.
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  Pope observes usual Ash Wednesday customs in time of virus

At the Vatican, Francis held his general audience as usual in St. Peter’s Square and sent his prayers to victims of the virus and the medical personnel treating them.

Drugs, gun, cash seized as JPD executes search warrant

After 34 years, the death of Shondra May still haunts a small Mississippi town

  19-year-old killed, 2 teens injured after car hits trees on I-55 in Pike County

  Jay-Z, Yo Gotti file suit against MDOC on behalf of 152 Parchman inmates

First Alert Forecast: Showers end tonight, freezing temperatures move in by tomorrow

Inmate found dead at CMCF in Rankin County

  VIDEO: Five teens charged with capital murder in death of 16-year-old Biloxi girl

Man killed in Jones Co. house fire

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  Crews rescue trapped paraglider hanging from power lines in California

Crews were able to rescue the man, who was uninjured, three hours after he got stuck.

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  Michael Jordan remembers ‘little brother’ Kobe Bryant during emotional memorial service

Saints players react to Brees announcement on social media

Brees will ‘make another run’ in 2020

WATCH: Jackson State players brawl with Prairie View A&M during postgame handshake

The fight broke out during the postgame handshake.

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State officials warning businesses about ‘certificate of existence’ scam

Murder of South Mississippi teen revealed by doorbell camera, says family

Madison company awarded $150 million NASA contract

Commissioner Brent Bailey & Atmos Energy present check to Jackson Public Schools

  Sheriff: After allegedly killing his parents, Natchez man introduced himself to woman as ‘Jesus Christ'

Colton Prescott is charged with two counts of murder and one count of aggravated assault.
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  Man, 18, allegedly headbutts, breaks window to grab woman inside her RI home

Police arrested the 18-year-old suspect outside the home. He allegedly acted aggresively toward officers and had to be forced to the ground during the arrest.

  Gun rights activists converge on state capitol: ‘It’s not a seizure of guns’

  3 men were rescued after passing out in their car during Yazoo Co. gas leak

  First Alert Forecast: Few showers to return ahead of BIG cooldown

  Slain Biloxi teen was ‘a sweet girl who didn’t hurt anyone,’ says her family