Man with dreadlocks loses discrimination case against Gulfport

An employment discrimination lawsuit filed against the city of Gulfport has been dismissed in U.S. District Court. Judge Louis Guirola Jr. found no factual basis to support the lawsuit filed by Larry D. Christmas of Pascagoula, who has sued at least three other employers for discrimination. This is the third lawsuit dismissed, with one still pending in federal court in Jackson.

Foster children deserve better care

The Sun Herald’s Fostering Secrets series exposed serious shortcomings in Mississippi’s foster care program. The Department of Child Protective Services must clean up its act. And Mississippi’s Legislature must help them.

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Jerry O'Keefe awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Jerry O'Keefe is presented with the Congressional Gold Medal 70 years after the Marine fighter pilot shot down seven Japanese planes in one week during World War II. The medal was awarded June 5, 2015.
Mary Perez meperez@sunherald.com
Jerry O'Keefe awarded Congressional Gold Medal 2:25

Jerry O'Keefe awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Gerald Blessey resigns as Biloxi city attorney 1:36

Gerald Blessey resigns as Biloxi city attorney

Matt Roberts rehearses with NIX 1:15

Matt Roberts rehearses with NIX

Moss Point RB Omni Wells scores touchdown 0:15

Moss Point RB Omni Wells scores touchdown