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Chris Davis

Chris Davis

News Director for News Mississippi and NewsMS.fm

Posts By Chris Davis

Master Chef, Mississippian Josh Marks Death Ruled Suicide

October 14, 2013 |

Photo: Courtesy Eater.com

CHICAGO, Ill.–Known as a gentle giant at 7 ft. 2, Mississippian and runner up on the show “Master Chef”, Josh Marks was found dead of what has now been ruled a self-inflicted gunshot wound Fiday night in Chicago.

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The Witch of November Cometh, Mississippi’s Second Tornado Season

October 11, 2013 |

JACKSON, Miss.–Brandon, 1992: It was one of the worst tornadoes Mississippi can remember and it happened in November. The weather may seem great now, but in less than one month Mississippi will be in its second tornado season.

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These Guys Decide if You Stay in Prison, Another Change on the Parole Board

October 11, 2013 |

JACKSON, Miss.–He just came on board the state Parole Board, but former state senator and banker Doug Davis is already leaving the chairmanship for another job and now a well-respected police officer is set to take his place.

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Choppers, Dogs and the SWAT Team: Search for Michael Wright to Continue Friday

October 11, 2013 |

UTICA, Miss.–It was a big effort to find Michael Wright Thursday that intensified once police knew more about what happened. That info came from his kidnapped ex-girlfriend Sharice Latham, who was able to get away and drive herself to safety when Wright got out of the car.

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Finding Michael Wright A Priority, Manhunt Underway

October 10, 2013 |

UTICA, Miss.–It was not clear whether or not Sharice Latham knew about her boyfriend’s past. Now Michael Wright is believed to have killed Latham’s uncle and was on the run Thursday, after kidnapping Latham.

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Beware Men Asking for Directions, A Hold-up in the Front Yard

October 10, 2013 |

TUPELO, Miss.–You’ve probably had people pull up in the driveway asking you for directions. It happens all the time and may be why one Tupelo resident was caught off guard when the three guys who pulled up Tuesday at lunch pulled a gun and held him up.

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Taking Money From the Elderly: Nursing Home Worker Accused

October 10, 2013 |

SENATOBIA, Miss.–Taking over $5,000 from a trust fund at a nursing home where she worked is the accusation against 49-year-old Connie Morgan Belk of Sarah. She’s been indicted by a grand jury in Tate County and arrested.

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Mississippi’s Newest City Wants Mississippi’s Fastest Internet

October 9, 2013 |

DIAMONDHEAD, Miss.–Getting the new gigabit internet being rolled out by C-Spire as competition to Google Fiber is a top priority for Diamondhead. The city manager there says Diamondhead is an ideal candidate to be the first, but that any city in the state should be putting themselves out there in the competition.

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Getting More Efficient Earns Miss. Company a Big Check

October 9, 2013 |

COLUMBUS, Miss.–You are always being told that it’s a good idea to find ways to be more energy efficient. Now Severstal Columbus, a steel manufacturer, has gotten a big check from the Tenn. Valley Authority for its efforts to cut down on energy consumption at its plant.

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Walking to Remember the Country’s Veterans, Marine Vet Carries His Flag Through Miss.

October 8, 2013 |

JACKSON, Miss.–If you saw a guy about 50 in a uniform, carrying a flag, walking down the highway near the capital city Monday, you probably saw Leonard Mac McQuown. He’s a U.S. Marines veteran who is walking through the Magnolia State as part of a journey to mark the contributions of veterans around the country.

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