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Runaway Biloxi teen may be headed to George county, police say

rfitzgerald@sunherald.comA 16-year-old from Biloxi is listed as a runaway and may be trying to get to George County, police said.Harold Edwards was last seen Tuesday in Biloxi, police Maj. Christopher De Back said.George County is about 60 miles from Biloxi, so he may have help in trying to reach th

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-11-16 10:32:00

Runaway juvenile missing from Biloxi - WXXV 25

Sixteen-year-old Harold Edwards was last seen Tuesday in Biloxi. He’s described as a black male, six feet tall, weighing about 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans with a green jacket. He may be traveling to George County.

WXXV25.COM - 2018-11-16 20:16:22

Critical violations found at popular Mexican restaurant on the Coast

El Saltillo # 2 Restaurant, 920 Cedar Lake Rd. Ste. E, Biloxi:In an inspection on Nov. 12, the restaurant was found not in compliance with food contact surface cleaned/sanitized, food separated and protected, and toxic substance properly identified/stored/used. The latter two were corrected on site.

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-11-16 05:00:00

Biloxi man sentenced to 40 years for exploiting, abusing children

Quincy Joshua LaBauve, 32, pleaded guilty inOctober, but sentencing was deferred until Thursday.

WLOX - 2018-11-15 21:17:00

Biloxi School Board sends letter to employees about alleged improper dealings in school administration

This memo comes just days after a Biloxi School employee,Victoria Moon Conway,identified herself as the whistleblower inside the school district in a letter to the school board. Conway also described an atmosphere of harassment and intimidation since then.

WLOX - 2018-11-15 23:46:00

She was raped on a popular bridge used for exercise. Social media blamed her for walking alone.

Those were some of more than 60 comments posted on the Sun Herald Facebook page four years ago, Nov. 15, 2018, after Ocean Springs police said they were searching for a suspect after a woman was sexually assaulted on the Biloxi Bay Bridge.

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-11-16 12:00:00

Biloxi man convicted of murder after an earlier mistrial was declared

The second trial for Newell began early this month. Newell was accused of shootingMichael Anthony Woodson Sept. 24, 2016, at a Biloxi apartment complex. Woods was shot multiple times, dying from a gunshot wound to the chest, said authorities.


Vancleave mother sentenced to 20 years in MDOC for hot-car death of her infant son

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Elizabeth Marie Barhonovich stood before Judge Robert Krebs on Thursday afternoon and pled guilty to the death of her infant son after leaving him in a car experts say was 130 degrees inside on June 14, 2018.

MISSISSIPPI PRESS - 2018-11-15 14:35:00

Biloxi Shuckers announce 2019 season ticket perks

Another year of Biloxi Shuckers baseball is just around the corner. And with back to back years of declining attendance, the team is doing all it can to get fans back to MGM Park. Bill Snyder has details on the team's upcoming season ticket plan.

WLOX - 2018-11-16 01:30:00

Porter Avenue party in Ocean Springs as road reopened

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) -The end of a long-awaited project is here, and now they’re celebrating the re-opening of Porter Avenue in Ocean Springs after a year of construction.

WLOX - 2018-11-16 01:46:00

VIDEO: Man crashes into courthouse, tells police he needs to report stolen drug paraphernalia

Officials in Harrison County released surveillance video ofthe crash, which happened at 5:42 a.m. Footage shows the man driving straight into the glass entrance of the building. The man, who police later identified as 28-year-old Keith Cavalier, then climbs out the passenger side window of the truck


Ocean Springs bridge rape suspect’s DNA was collected after Utah arrest on different charges

Inside the home in American Fork City, Utah, authorities found 26 grams of meth, drug paraphernalia and a Hi-Point .45-caliber semi-automatic pistol, said Utah Task Force spokesperson Katie Hawker.

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-11-15 05:00:00

Gulfport man convicted of 2017 murder that ended in standoff with police

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - It took a jury just over an hour to reach a verdict in the murder trial of habitual offenderJames McDowell, convicting him in the shooting death of a Long Beach man.

WLOX - 2018-11-15 16:57:00

Wanted for grand larceny in Biloxi - WXXV 25

A victim reported the theft of a watch valued over $1,000 and cash. They are described as two black females, the first is approximately 5’1” and 110 pounds wearing a blue jean jacket and jeans.


Date confirmed for Thunderbirds airshow over Biloxi

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Keesler Air Force Base and the city of Biloxi, working with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, have confirmed the official date for “Thunder Over the Sound: The Keesler and Biloxi Air and Space Show” will be May 4 and 5 of 2019.


Thunderbirds reschedule Biloxi show to ‘deconflict with other events’

In the morning, the public will be able to enter the base to see “a number of smaller air acts” and air craft displays. In the afternoon, the Thunderbirds will perform just off White Avenue along the beach.


Whistleblower comes forward, blasts Biloxi School Board for outing her

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A Biloxi school employee has come forward, revealing herself as the whistleblower inside the school district.


Found guilty of first-degree murder - WXXV 25

The victim, Michael Anthony Woods, was shot five times and after the shooting Newell fled the scene.


Cold weather shelters opening in Harrison County - WXXV 25

Due to the falling temperatures, two cold shelters will be opening tonight in Harrison County.D’Iberville:Wednesday and Thursday nightsHarrison County Multi – Purpose Building,Auto Mall Parkway in D’Iberville- Advertisement -Contact Person: Judy Longo Sea Shore MissionGulfport:Salvation Army-2019 2


DNA from Mississippi rape in 2014 leads to arrest of Utah man

Four years after a brutal sexual assault on a Mississippi bridge crossing, police say DNA from the rape matches that of a Utah man.Ocean Springs, Mississippi, police were notified in October that the DNA sample matched Aaron Roy McMillian, 32, of American Fork, Utah, arrested on a drug charge in May