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Man Arrested After Being Found In Cemetery With 5 Underage Girls, 2 Unconscious - The Dreamin Demon
OCEAN SPRINGS, MS– A man is (hopefully) re-examining his life choices after he was busted in a cemetery with five underage girls, two of which were passed out.
Guap Gang Empire? Here are the gangs caught up in Coast-wide operation to catch violent offenders
Members of the Gangster Disciples, Bloods, Simon City Royals, Guap Gang Empire and All Can Get It street gangs also were arrested locally in a crime sweep of what the U.S. Justice Department called "hot spot" areas from Jackson to the Mississippi Coast.
Father’s Day fun in Biloxi - WXXV 25
Some locals and visitors on the Gulf Coast made this Father’s Day one to remember. Dads and their littles one spent their day with go-carts, putt-putt, and arcade games. This Father’s Day so much love and laughter filled the Big Play Family Fun Center. One dad even said that his daughter saved up he
Gulfport airport evacuated after small fire
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -A fire in the baggage area at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport caused officials to evacuate the airport just before 8 a.m. Sunday. That evacuation was lifted within 20 minutes and travelers are now back inside the building.Airport officials tell us the fire began in an unit
Sound Off for June 18: ‘Surprised and baffled’ about the rating of the Biloxi VA nursing home
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Man and woman arrested after armed robbery in Gulfport - WXXV 25
Gulfport police arrested 34-year-old Justin Smith and 28-year-old Cierrial Sunkins.Smith is charged with one count of armed robbery. Sunkins is charged with accessory after the fact. A victim stated that her purse was taken at gunpoint in the 3200 block of West Beach Boulevard.
Restoring Gulf Coast passenger rail service - WXXV 25
Southern Rail Commission has been a leading advocate in reintroducing a passenger rail service to the Gulf Coast. Now, officials with the organization say there is only one more approval needed to make the passenger rail a reality. Southern Rail Commission Vice Chair Knox Ross said, “Sort of our las
Gulfport High student has high hopes - WXXV 25
Hurricane Katrina, the BP Oil Spill, the death of his mother and father within one year, navigating through the state’s foster care system, Antonio Green has experienced a lot during his 17 years here on Earth, but he’s not stuck in the past.
5 Mobile girls, 2 unconscious, found with man in cemetery
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss (WKRG) - A 20-year-old man is facing felony charges after police say he drove to Mobile and picked up five underage girls in foster care. The girls were all between the ages of 11 and 16, say Ocean Springs Police.
Gulfport family concerned about hazardous living conditions - WXXV 25
A Gulfport family says they’re being forced to live under hazardous conditions because of their landlord’s negligence. Robert Clark, the tenant of the unit on West Railroad Street, says he is turning to the media for help after failing to get some on his own.
Sound Off for June 17: Long Beach casino developer is the same that brought you ‘submarine in the sky’
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5 foster kids were found high and wandering Ocean Springs. Now a 20-year-old faces charges.
A 20-year-old man is in custody after five foster children from Mobile were found high on drugs and wandering around Ocean Springs' Front Beach.Jordan Lamar McClain is in custody on three charges of felony child abuse.According to Ocean Springs Police Capt. Chuck Jackson, McClain made contact with a
McHenry woman dies in crash
“Upon arriving it appeared a 41-year-old male of Mt. Olive was traveling in the left lane of Hwy. 49 south in a 2004 Honda Accord,” the press release read. “The Honda went off of the left side of the road (toward the median), overcorrected and returned to Hwy. 49.
A man pointed a gun at her and demanded her purse, Gulfport police say
A woman told police her purse was taken at gunpoint and she gave a description of the car the gunman left in, police said.Patrol officers went to the 3200 block of West Beach Boulevard, where the woman was robbed, and a patrol officer heading that way saw a car that matched the description the woman
Hattiesburg American named best mid-sized daily newspaper in Mississippi, wins 17 awards
“I’m extremely proud of the work by the Hattiesburg American,” said executive editor Sam R. Hall. “This is a terrific team, and they deserve this recognition.”
Human finger found in alligator snapping turtle's body
SLIDELL, La. (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff's office is investigating the discovery of a human finger inside the body of an alligator snapping turtle.The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said in a news release that a man called deputies on Monday after finding the finger inside a large turtle he was
Gulfport man, 19, accused of touching 2 underage girls, police say
Byren Tyrek Williams, 19, of Gulfport, was arrested on a sexual battery charge and a charge of lustful touching.
The daredevil performer who fell at a Biloxi casino is making her national TV debut this week
Annaliese Nock posted Thursday that she was so excited to be able to announce she will be on Tuesday's show, adding, "Please help spread the word, share this post, tell your friends and wish me luck!!"
New casino could be coming to Long Beach
"A few years back they were trying to get our property I believe for the casino, and we're really concerned because the sailing program means so much to us,” Keefer said. “If they were to take our property we would have to move north of Highway 90, and that would really destroy our sailing program,
Gulfport Sportsplex expansion - WXXV 25
Six state-of-the-art synthetic turf baseball and softball fields have been completed in the Gulfport Sportsplex. The new fields are not the only part of the expansion. There are also new concession stands, soccer fields, seating, and meeting rooms.