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Deuce McAllister’s Ole Saint Kitchen & Tap comes to Biloxi

Nearly five years after the grand opening of Deuce McAllister’s Ole Saint Kitchen & Tap in New Orleans’ historic French Quarter, a second location has come to the champ’s home state: Biloxi’s Boomtown Casino.


In the Kitchen with Wentzel's Seafood Restaurant

You say you prefer steak cooked on a grill? Just wait until you taste one cooked on cast iron. Chef Shayne Verone from Wentzel's Seafood Restaurant in Biloxi shows us the advantages of cast iron.


Clydesdales are coming to parade in 2 Coast downtowns, officials say

The winning football team may be going to Disney World after the Super Bowl, but the Anheuser-Busch team of Clydesdales is coming to Biloxi and Ocean Springs on the way home from New Orleans.


Ocean Springs man sentenced to 40 years for molestation, exploitation

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- A 34-year-old Ocean Springs man was sentenced to 40 years, day-for-day, after pleading guilty to 10 counts of touching a child for lustful purposes and 10 counts of child exploitation.


Mississippi Aquarium construction progress report

If you haven't been by the Mississippi Aquarium site in downtown Gulfport, you're missing a glimpse at the future. The center piece of the project is easy to see taking shape. Executive Director David Kimmell gives us a progress report.


St. Martin may soon get its own ZIP code

ST. MARTIN, MS (WLOX) - The Jackson County Planning Commission has put in a proposal with the United States Postal Service to create a ZIP code for the St. Martin community. “We started working on this back in the summer when we were notified by the West Jackson County Utility District that they jus


Down 5 suspended players, Biloxi had to find a way vs. Gulfport. Here’s what happened.

Biloxi — The Biloxi High School basketball team entered Thursday night’s game against rival Gulfport with a 20-0 mark and a pair wins over the Admirals already in the bank, but Indians coach Seber Windham knew victory was no guarantee.


New pizza chain on the Coast could be ‘a new favorite’

There is a new pizza place in town, with two locations. Marco’s has been named one of the best food franchises in the USA by several top business magazines, including Forbes. Marco’s claim the reason for success is based on four simple goals: fresh cheese, Italian style sauce, dough made daily and q


Mayor running for Mississippi Public Service Commission

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Republican mayor says he is running for a seat on the three-person Mississippi Public Service Commission. The Mississippi Press reports that first-term Pascagoula Mayor Dane Maxwell announced his candidacy Wednesday. Maxwell says as a utility regulator, he would want to en


They rigged auctions, costing Coast property owners and banks. Now they face sentencing.

Biloxi businessman Ivan Spinner and other Coast real estate investors could spend only months or no time at all in prison for conspiring to rig bids at public estate auctions held at South Mississippi courthouses.


Missing man out of Mississippi Co., MO considered endangered

CHARLESTON, MO (KFVS) - A man well-loved by a Mississippi County community has gone missing. According to Cpt. Barry W. Morgan with the Mississippi County Sheriff’s Office, Lucas Conyers was last seen on Tuesday, Jan. 15 in Sikeston, Mo.


Biloxi sweeps Gulfport in season series

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Biloxi and Gulfport met for the third time Thursday night in their 2018-19 seasons and unlike the previous two games, the Indians had to battle through adversity before tip off.


Coast MLK events to bring civil rights icon and ‘a little more grace and mercy’ to 2019

In a new year still troubled by divisive issues and politics of the past, the organizers of the Coast’s largest Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration have an uplifting message.


Talented RB Kelly commits to Toledo

Toledo may have found its next great running back. Pascagoula (Miss.) Ocean Springs running back Micah Kelly committed to Jason Candle and his coaching staff, choosing the Rockets over Colorado State among others. 247Sports ranks the 5-foot-10, 190-pound Kelly as the nation’s No. 61 running back, a


Public housing residents grow concerned as government shutdown drags on

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - As the government shutdown approaches the month mark, more and more Americans are feeling the effects. This week, a Facebook post from the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority left some South Mississippians wondering if their housing payments could be next.


Mississippi man convicted in beating death of 4 as teen gets new sentencing

BILOXI, Miss. — A Mississippi man convicted of beating four family members to death 25 years ago has won a new sentencing hearing. The Sun Herald reports the Mississippi Court of Appeals ruled a jury, not a judge, should resentence 40-year-old Stephen Virgil McGilberry. Circuit Judge Robert Krebs ha


Mississippi school bus overturns with 2 children, 2 adults aboard

BOLTON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi school bus has overturned in a wreck near Bolton. Maj. Pete Luke, of the Hinds County Sheriff's Office, says two children, an adult bus monitor and the driver were aboard when the accident happened Thursday.


Three arrested after undercover meth operation in Bay St. Louis

BAY ST. LOUIS, MS (WLOX) - Three people are facing jail time after being arrested on methamphetamine charges this week. Bryan Thompson of Bay St. Louis, Jonathan Alexander of Waveland, and Natalie Brown of Pass Christian were arrested Wednesday morning after an undercover operation. The trio were ar


Budweiser Clydesdales returning to Ocean Springs next month

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Nearly 11 years after their first appearance in the city, the renowned Budweiser Clydesdales are returning to Ocean Springs for a parade and "meet-n-greet" in February.


Fatal crash in George County, Mississippi

GEORGE COUNTY, Miss., (WKRG) -- The Mississippi Highway patrol says a one-vehicle crash has claimed the life of one woman Thursday night. Authorites say Lisa Vess of Lucedale was driving east on Highway 612 near Red Creek Church Road. The Nissan Altima she was driving left the road and then crashed