Cheerleaders at Colmer Middle School in Pascagoula show their support of football player Austin Conner after his diagnosis with leukemia.
Cheerleaders at Colmer Middle School in Pascagoula show their support of football player Austin Conner after his diagnosis with leukemia. Courtesy Christina Conner
Cheerleaders at Colmer Middle School in Pascagoula show their support of football player Austin Conner after his diagnosis with leukemia. Courtesy Christina Conner

Robin Fitzgerald covers real-time news, such as crime, public safety and trending stories. In nearly 40 years as a journalist, her highest honors include investigative awards for covering the aftermath of the fatal beating of a Harrison County jail inmate in 2006 and related civil rights violations. She is a Troy University graduate.