June 20 Local Headlines:

posted by Kelly Bennett -

Police are releasing more details in what’s believed to be a murder/suicide yesterday morning inside the Woolmarket Pharmacy.  Daniel Day, the owner of the business on Shriner’s Blvd, was shot and killed by a woman that hasn't been identified by police.  She then turned the gun on herself.  

A tragic ending to a police standoff in Gulfport yesterday.  Officers responded to a home in the Jones Avenue-22nd Avenue area around 2, working for hours to try to get the man to surrender peacefully.  He ended up taking his own life.

A Vancleave woman is facing second-degree murder charges in the death of her infant son.   Kash Barhonovich was left alone in a car for hours outside his home on Arthur Avenue June 14th.  Elizabeth Barhonovich will appear in court today for her initial hearing.  

Ocean Springs is the winner in a court fight over the flying of the Mississippi state flag. A federal judge yesterday tossed a lawsuit that alleged the display of the flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem violated the Fair Housing Act through an implied preference for white residents and suppression of African-American residents.

Some lawyers in our state could end up providing free legal assistance to migrants who’ve crossed the Mexican border into the U.S.  Amelia McGowan, an immigration lawyer with Catholic Charities, says she’ll come up with a plan to train nearly a dozen lawyers to provide pro bono assistance to immigrants and their children who come to our state, until their cases can be resolved.  

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