Gulfport man evades capture 5 months, then walks into police station

A man who evaded Gulfport police for five months and was wanted on a murder charge surrendered to authorities in Bossier City, La., on Thursday. Jaquarius Jermon Shields, 20, is wanted in the April 9 shooting death of 27-year-old Dennis Bunch. For reasons unclear, Shields walked through the front doors of the Bossier City Police Department and turned himself in.

Campaign finance reporting takes a step forward

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is giving Mississippi candidates an easy-to-use and highly searchable method of reporting campaign donations and expenditures. We believe the candidates should use the system, which is voluntary. The voters should demand it.

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Renew Our Rivers returns to clean the Pascagoula shoreline

Mississippi Power volunteers clear debris from Pascagoula River.
TIM ISBELL SUN HERALD
Renew Our Rivers returns to clean the Pascagoula shoreline 1:18

Renew Our Rivers returns to clean the Pascagoula shoreline

The eyes don’t lie, she wasn’t Princess Di 1:31

The eyes don’t lie, she wasn’t Princess Di

Finding a body was 'pretty traumatizing,' fisherman says 1:19

Finding a body was 'pretty traumatizing,' fisherman says

East Central's Tony Brown talks about huge numbers 1:01

East Central's Tony Brown talks about huge numbers