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Celebrity Birthdays

1707 – Charles Wesley, English Methodist hymnist/Co-founder of Methodist Movement (d. 1788) 1778 – Joseph Grimaldi, “Greatest Clown in History” (d. 1837) 1856 – Sir JJ (Joseph John) Thomson, English physicist and Nobel laureate (d. 1940) (discovered electron) 1863 – Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria (d. 1914) (Sarajevo/WWI) 1878 – Joseph Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union (d. 1953) 1886 – Ty Cobb, American baseball player (d. 1961) batted .367, stole 892 bases (Detroit Tigers) 1888 – Dame Gladys Cooper, English actress (d. 1971) (My Fair Lady) 1888 – Robert Moses, power broker (built Long Island & NYC parks & roads) 1912 – Benjamin O. Davis Jr., American General (d. 2002) 1916 – Betty Grable, American actress (d. 1973) 1917 – Ossie Davis, American actor and activist (d. 2005) (Hot Stuff, Bubba Ho-Tep) 1932 – Roger Smith, American actor (77 Sunset Strip) 1933 – Arthur Leigh Allen, American suspected serial killer (d. 1992) 1933 – Lonnie Brooks, American blues musician 1936 – Malcolm Kirk, English professional wrestler (d. 1987) 1938 – Chas Chandler, English musician (The Animals) (d. 1996) 1938 – Joel Hirschhorn, American songwriter and composer (d. 2005) 1938 – Roger E. Mosley, American actor (TC – Magnum, PI) 1941 – Sam Andrew rocker (Big Brother & the Holding Company-Cheap Thrills) 1943 – Alan Rudolph, American film director and screenwriter (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven) 1943 – Keith Richards, English guitarist (The Rolling Stones) 1946 – Steven Spielberg, American film director (ET, Close Encounters, Jaws) 1950 – Randy Castillo, American drummer (Ozzy Osbourne, Motley Crue) (d. 2002) 1953 – Elliot Easton, American guitarist (The Cars) 1954 – Ray Liotta, American actor (Henry Hill-Goodfellas, Sacha-Casablanca) 1956 – Ron White, American comedian (Blue Collar Comedy Tour) 1963 – Brad Pitt, American actor (Fight Club, Meet Joe Black, Legends of the Fall) 1963 – Greg D’Angelo, American musician (White Lion) 1964 – Stone Cold Steve Austin, American professional wrestler 1966 – Kiefer Sutherland actor (Young Guns, Stand by Me, Lost Boys) 1966 – Tracy Byrd country singer (Keeper of the Stars) 1967 – Dan McGwire NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins) (Brother of Baseball’s Mark McGwire) 1968 – Casper Van Dien, American actor (Starship Troopers) 1970 – Cowboy Troy, American rapper (Master of Hick-Hop, Music Mafia) 1970 – DMX, American rapper and actor 1970 – Rob Van Dam, American professional wrestler 1972 – DJ Lethal, Latvian-born American DJ (House of Pain, Limp Bizkit) 1975 – Trish Stratus, Canadian professional wrestler 1978 – Katie Holmes, American actress 1979 – Eric Escobar, Puerto Rican professional wrestler 1980 – Christina Aguilera, American singer (Genie in a Bottle, What A Girl Wants)

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Enchanted drive homicide victim identified

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Warren County Deputy Coroner Kelda Bailess has identified the victim in Monday afternoon’s homicide as Karl Micheal Singleton, 20, of 108 Enchanted Drive, Vicksburg. Singleton was just seven days shy of turning 21.
Bailess said Singleton died shortly after arriving at the Emergency Room at Merit Health River Region.
His body will be sent to the Mississippi State Crime Lab for autopsy.
Vicksburg Police are continuing their investigation, led by  Sgts Curtis Judge and Tommy Curtis Jr.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the criminal investigation division of the Police Department at 601-636-2511 or CrimeStoppers at 601-355-TIPS.

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VIDEO: Homicide on Enchanted Drive in Vicksburg

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enchanted hills shooting
(photo by Thomas Parker)

UPDATE: The Vicksburg Police Department has verified that the shooting victim has died as a result of his wounds.

Witnesses have provided the description of a dark colored sedan as the suspect vehicle.

Original story:

A man has been shot multiple times on Enchanted Drive in Vicksburg.

The shooting occurred about 5:40 p.m. Monday.

The victim, only identified as a 20-year-old, has been transported to Merit Health River Region Hospital. His condition is not known at this time.

Multiple Vicksburg Police officers and investigators are on the scene investigating.

The Vicksburg Daily News will provide additional information as we get it.

 

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Update: Pascagoula brothers located; mother in custody

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Kaiden and Kolden Wall and-Sarah-Caswell (photos courtesy MBI)


UPDATE: Officials say Kaiden Wall, 6, and Kolden Wall, 2, were located Monday morning in Lincoln County, near Brookhaven, Mississippi. They are both safe.

The boys were taken by their non-custodial mother, Sarah Caswell. She is in police custody.

***AMBER ALERT CANCELED***
Kaiden and Kolden Wall have been located and are safe!! Sarah Caswell is in police custody….

Posted by Pascagoula Police Department on Monday, October 19, 2020

Original story: 

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for brothers Kaiden and Kolden Wall of Pascagoula, Mississippi, in Jackson County.

Kaiden Wall is a white male, 6 years old, 3-feet, 6 inches tall, weighing 120 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair.

His brother Kolden Wall is a white male, 2 years old, 2-feet, 3 inches tall, weighing 40 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair.

Kaiden Wall and Kolden Wall may be accompanied by their non-custodial mother, Sarah Caswell.

Caswell is a white female, 33 years old, 5 feet, 3 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds, with black hair.

The vehicle being used is a 2007 silver Audi A4 2.0 bearing Alabama license plate 2BA2195.

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Kaiden Wall and Kolden Wall, Sarah Caswell or the vehicle, please call the Pascagoula Police Department at 228-762-2211.

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