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One injured in shooting at grocery store in Pascagoula, say police
Shots have been fired at a grocery store in Pascagoula, according to authorities.
Published January 22, 2021 at 8:08 PM
2020 revenue for Mississippi casinos was lowest it’s been since 1995
The Mississippi Gaming Commission released its report this week on how casinos fared during a rocky 2020.
Published January 22, 2021 at 8:00 AM
More appointments made available for COVID-19 vaccine through revised website
After a Monday press conference, Gov. Tate Reeves and Dr. Thomas Dobbs announced more appointments had been made available for the COVID-19 vaccine to those eligible.
Published January 21, 2021 at 10:34 AM
New details released in fatal deputy-involved shooting at Biloxi courthouse
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has released new details surrounding a fatal deputy-involved shooting at a Biloxi courthouse on Jan. 15.
Published January 20, 2021 at 3:21 PM
More COVID-19 vaccines set to arrive in Mississippi, says MSDH
Additional COVID-19 vaccinations have been allocated to Mississippi, said state health officials on Friday.
Published January 15, 2021 at 12:18 PM
One Gulfport Walmart closing Saturday for deep cleaning
Walmart’s Neighborhood Market location on Hwy 49 will close Friday, Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. to thoroughly clean and sanitize the building.
Published January 8, 2021 at 12:59 PM
Body of Lucedale man found in DeSoto National Forest
The body of a Lucedale man has been identified after a hunter discovered him in Greene County on New Year’s Day.
Published January 5, 2021 at 1:23 PM
Mississippi announces vaccinations for 75+ available next week, 65+ soon after
As Mississippi healthcare workers begin receiving COVID-19 vaccinations this week, everyone is asking when the state’s schedule will open up to other high-risk groups.
Published January 4, 2021 at 1:12 PM
Palazzo ‘cannot vote to certify’ results of 2020 presidential election
Congress began its latest session on Sunday, and one of the most anticipated items on the agenda is to count the Electoral College votes and certify President-elect Joe Biden’s win.
Published January 3, 2021 at 1:08 PM
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Man rescued from water in Gulfport
Some intense moments happened earlier this afternoon after a man walked into the water just west of Courthouse Road in Gulfport, prompting a rescue by first responders. All of it was caught on camera.
Published January 2, 2021 at 7:04 PM
Five people, including 16-year-old, charged in drug-related Vancleave shooting
Five people, including a 16-year old, have been arrested in Jackson County and charged in connection to what officials say appears to be a drug-related shooting that injured another teenager.
Published December 31, 2020 at 12:05 PM
Suspect arrested in Christmas Eve gas station robbery
Authorities arrested a man that was wanted for robbing gas station employees at gunpoint on Christmas Eve.
Published December 26, 2020 at 9:57 PM
C Spire expands footprint into Alabama with acquisition of Harbor Communications
C Spire’s service area is expanding. Tuesday, the company announced it has acquired Mobile-based Harbor Communications, LLC, which serves the Alabama Gulf Coast region.
Published December 15, 2020 at 4:23 PM
Felon in custody after accidental release from jail
Jackson County deputies arrested 21-year old Javon Montreal King without incident early Sunday morning at the Grand Biscayne Apartments on Lemoyne Boulevard.
Published December 13, 2020 at 8:05 AM
Large jackpot drawings happening this weekend for both Mega Millions and Powerball
The jackpot for the Powerball and Mega Millions lottery is quickly climbing with each jackpot approaching $300 million on the next drawings, which are this weekend.
Published December 11, 2020 at 8:01 AM
Biloxi School District chooses new name for Jeff Davis Elementary
Biloxi Public Schools has settled on a new name for what is currently Jeff Davis Elementary.
Published November 30, 2020 at 6:53 PM
WATCH: Gov. Reeves talks mask mandates, dumping the state income tax, and the election
Governor Reeves talks about the fight against rising COVID-19 case numbers in Mississippi and how mask mandates might factor in. He also touches on his state budget proposal for 2021 and reacts to the presidential election.
Published November 22, 2020 at 2:42 PM
Former State Senator Tommy Moffatt Sr. passes away
A former state senator from Jackson County, Tommy Moffatt Senior, has died at the age of 85.
Published November 15, 2020 at 6:47 PM
Suspect wanted for Lamar County murder found dead in Harrison County
The suspect in a Lamar County double homicide is now dead, according to authorities.
Published November 15, 2020 at 11:23 AM
Congressman Steven Palazzo’s campaign fighting back against allegations
Congressman Steven Palazzo’s campaign vows the 4th District Congressman will be vindicated of allegations he misused nearly $200,000 in campaign funds.
Published November 13, 2020 at 9:55 PM
Man dies after being shot by Gulfport officer following disturbance call, says coroner
Gulfport Police say a man shot by an officer Thursday afternoon pulled a weapon on the officers called to investigate him.
Published November 13, 2020 at 6:14 AM
Former Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd passes away
Former Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd passed away Thursday after a lengthy battle with COVID.
Published November 5, 2020 at 7:02 PM
LATEST: Number of power outages across South Mississippi
Thousands of residents across South Mississippi are still without power as of 8:30 a.m. Sunday.
Published November 1, 2020 at 9:57 PM
Man on motorcycle dies after hitting low-hanging power line in Gulfport, say authorities
One person is dead after a motorcycle crash early Friday.
Published October 30, 2020 at 9:30 AM
UPDATE: Man identified in South Mississippi Hurricane Zeta death
The first death from Hurricane Zeta in South Mississippi has been confirmed, according to authorities.
Published October 29, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Gov. Reeves tours Zeta damage in South Mississippi, thanks first responders
Gov. Tate Reeves made stops in all three coastal counties Thursday to survey damage, and thank first responders, power crews, and all those working to help the area cleanup from the hurricane.
Published October 29, 2020 at 3:03 PM
Crews work to restore power after Zeta damages Gulf Coast
As expected, coast residents are starting to experience power outages due to Hurricane Zeta’s powerful winds.
Published October 29, 2020 at 10:08 AM
Hurricane Zeta knocks down Bay Vista Baptist Church steeple
At the peak of Hurricane Zeta, strong winds managed to knock down the steeple at the Bay Vista Baptist Church in Biloxi.
Published October 28, 2020 at 10:50 PM
Cars underwater at the Golden Nugget Casino
The first floor of the casino garage is flooded as the storm surge pushes onto land
Published October 28, 2020 at 9:30 PM
Pearl River Co. man found guilty of wife’s murder
Charles Bowman was found guilty of second-degree murder and tampering with physical evidence Friday evening after his trial in Columbia began earlier this week.
Published October 24, 2020 at 1:38 PM
Former college basketball player couldn’t let the game go, adopting the title ‘travel hooper’
Jackson pastor dies from COVID-19 complications
COVID-19 in Mississippi: Over 1,800 new cases reported by MSDH
Mayor Lumumba gives update on legislation to help with water bills
Exclusive: Metrocenter Mall owner addresses allegations that she owes former associates $175K