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Gulfport murder suspect arrested after fleeing the county
A murder suspect wanted for the shooting death of a 20-year-old Gulfport man is behind bars in North Mississippi.
Published April 13, 2021 at 12:16 PM
Biloxi police investigating body found in water
Biloxi police are on the scene under the Interstate 110 bridge after a body was found in the water.
Published April 12, 2021 at 6:54 PM
Diners at Pascagoula seafood restaurant might have been exposed to hepatitis A
MSDH is investigating two cases of hepatitis A from two employees of Brady’s Steaks and Seafood, who worked at the restaurant while potentially infectious.
Published April 6, 2021 at 8:23 PM
Gov. Tate Reeves extends Safe Recovery Order for another month
The executive order will be effective at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, and shall remain in full force and effect until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021,
Published April 1, 2021 at 2:44 PM
Truck pulled out of water in Gulfport, dive teams searching the area
Authorities are searching the area near a Gulfport fishing pier after a truck went into the water Friday morning.
Published March 12, 2021 at 10:24 AM
Mississippi EBT account services move to new website
Mississippians who have an EBT card will soon have a new website to check their accounts.
Published March 11, 2021 at 2:13 PM
Candidate who triggered ethics investigation says Palazzo should resign from Congress
The man who sparked an ethics investigation of Congressman Steve Palazzo is calling on Palazzo to resign immediately.
Published March 5, 2021 at 5:19 PM
Masks, social distancing still required in Mississippi casinos, says gaming commission
Mississippi may be easing its COVID restrictions but, at least for now, nothing is changing at casinos in the Magnolia State.
Published March 4, 2021 at 12:06 PM
All Mississippians age 16+ can now get COVID-19 vaccinations
Private providers and pharmacies are also offering the vaccine. Call for availability.
Published March 4, 2021 at 11:08 AM
Body recovered of man who drowned in Pascagoula, say police
After nearly 48 hours of searching, authorities say they have recovered the body of a man who is believed to have drowned Sunday in Pascagoula.
Published March 2, 2021 at 12:46 PM
Woman’s body found in Harrison County identified
The body of a woman found last week in Saucier has been identified.
Published February 18, 2021 at 2:19 PM
Suspect shot, killed by Gulfport police during hostage situation, say authorities
A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting following a hostage situation in Gulfport.
Published February 11, 2021 at 8:39 AM
Authorities working to identify woman found in woods of northern Harrison Co.
Authorities are investigating after a woman’s body was found in northern Harrison County.
Published February 10, 2021 at 4:51 PM
Gov. Reeves orders flags lowered across Mississippi to honor Lt. Michael Boutte
Governor Tate Reeves is ordering flags across Mississippi lowered to half-staff on Tuesday, February 9th to honor slain Hancock County deputy Lt. Mike Boutte.
Published February 5, 2021 at 12:19 PM
‘Pray for us, pray for them’: Fallen deputy remembered as ‘fine fellow’ committed to the community
Trying hard to hold back his emotion, Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam held a press conference Tuesday to talk about the death of Lt. Michael Boutte.
Published February 2, 2021 at 2:07 PM
Slain Hancock County deputy remembered as a fearless leader
Lt. Michael Boutte with the Hancock County Sheriff's Department has died after being shot while responding to a call on Monday afternoon.
Published February 2, 2021 at 9:22 AM
UPDATE: Missing 14-year-old boy with autism found safe in Biloxi
The search for a vulnerable teen missing in Biloxi is over after the boy was found safe.
Published January 28, 2021 at 3:02 PM
Ocean Springs businessman indicted for hoarding, gouging prices on PPE
Kenneth Bryan Ritchey is facing charges of defrauding the United States and other health care providers in a $1.8 million scheme related to acquiring and hoarding personal protective equipment as well as price-gouging health care providers.
Published January 27, 2021 at 3:37 PM
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
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
Inmate who escaped Miss. jail found, police say
Two Miss. colleges, one university gets ‘Retool Your School’ grant from Home Depot
Nearly 70 homes damaged in April storms, MEMA data shows
Brett Favre says politics are ruining sports; protests are ‘more turmoil than good’
Addis man charged in 16-vehicle crash on old Miss. River Bridge that killed Plaquemine teen