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State Farm, Mississippi settle lawsuit over Katrina payments

Sep. 15, 2022 14:33 PM EDT

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has quietly settled its lawsuit against State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. for allegedly minimizing its Hurricane Katrina payments to policyholders, leaving the state to compensate homeowners. The settlement says the $12 million payment represents...

Coroner: Woman dies after she is shot by Biloxi police

Aug. 23, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — An autopsy will be done on a Mississippi woman who died after police shot her multiple times. The shooting happened Monday night outside an apartment complex in Biloxi. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into the case, as it does with all...

An ‘MRI’ for trees helps save live oaks on Mississippi Coast

Jul. 03, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — Before a developer starts construction on a new project in downtown Ocean Springs, he ordered root scans of two century-old oak trees on the property to show him where to build. “We plan to build luxury townhouses with parking and a pool,” said...