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He fired a shot at two Gulfport detectives, cops say. Now he’s in more trouble.

An inmate being held on assorted felonies, including domestic assault, now faces charges alleging he fired a handgun at two detectives who tried to arrest him.


Bay man charged with shooting at Gulfport police officers

A Bay St. Louis man was charged Friday with two counts of aggravated assault on a police officer for allegedly shooting at two Gulfport officers."On Aug. 1, at approximately 10:32 p.m., two Gulfport police detectives conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Pass Road and 32nd Avenue," ac

SEA COAST ECHO - 2018-08-18 05:52:00

Ocean Springs police looking for suspects who robbed a restaurant manager

Around 2:19 a.m.Sunday, officers responded to Applebee’s after a report of a robbery, according to Capt. Chuck Jackson.

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-08-19 12:01:00

High School Football: George County vs. Gulfport - WXXV 25

When Gulfport and Biloxi decided to part ways with the Shrimp Bowl, the Gulf Coast inherited another premier event for the opening weekend of high school football with the Port City Bowl.Alongside Harrison Central, the Admirals are now in their second year of this week one double-header and this tim

WXXV25.COM - 2018-08-18 03:42:47

All but 3 Mississippi Power offices will close. Is the one you use among them?

“We have done a comprehensive review ... and we always are keeping track of our interactions with customers, like a lot of businesses, we’re seeing more and more interaction online and with our apps, so we made the decision that by Oct. 8, we’re going to keep just three of our customers offices open

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-08-18 13:16:00

Ukrainian orphans have the time of their lives in Biloxi...but they need your help

Eyes as bright as headlights on a long, dark road. Cheeks high as mountain peaks. Teeth showing proudly in a mouth opened as wide as wide as a valley. When you see it, you know exactly what you’re looking at. It's the face of a child who has had the best day of his or her life.

WLOX - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Woman drove kids as they egged houses and cars, Gulfport police say. She’s been arrested.

A woman drove four middle-school students around so they could egg other students’ houses, police say, but they apparently didn’t realize a broken egg would eat through the paint on a car and cause damages to at least one home.Gulfport police arrested the woman Tuesday on a felony malicious mischief


Man who lived near Biloxi elementary school had child porn. He’s going to prison.

Along with a prison sentence and a fine, Christopher Bryan Smith was ordered to pay $5,000 under the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, which gives restitution to identified victims.

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-08-18 07:00:00

Gulfport star pledged to USM as a running back, but he dissected George County as a QB

T.Q. Newsome’s future may be as a running back at Southern Miss, but his passing proved the difference Friday night in the Port City Bowl.Gulfport topped George County 14-0 in the season opener for both squads asthe USM commitaccounted for both touchdowns on passes of 16 yards to Keeiland Thomas lat


Mississippi Power to pull the plug on its BSL office

The days of paying your electric bill directly at Mississippi Power's Bay St. Louis are about to end -- the company has announced the local office will close by early October."We have done a comprehensive review .. and we always are keeping track of our interactions with customers, like a lot of bus

SEA COAST ECHO - 2018-08-18 05:46:00

Rouses Markets buys former Winn-Dixie in Gulfport. What’s in store?

Garrett Anderson, listing agent forNAI Sawyerrealty in Gulfport, said the sale of the former Winn-Dixie store to Rouses Markets closed Tuesday.


TV Fantasy and Comic Book Heroes Come to Life at First-Ever Gulf Coast Fan Fest in Biloxi - WXXV 25

BILOXI-On Sat., Oct. 13 and Sun., Oct. 14, popular TV characters and comic book heroes will come to life at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center in Biloxi. Modeled after the popular annual event Pensacon, the Gulf Coast Fan Fest Convention is a two day event where fans can meet their favorite TV


A Look Back at Hurricane Camille: 49 Years Ago - WXXV 25

Hurricane Camille started as a tropical wave and quickly became a tropical storm near the Cayman Islands on August 14, 1969. From there the storm grew into a small, but extremely violent hurricane. By August 15th it was already a weak hurricane headed toward the Gulf of Mexico. On Saturday, August 1


What he did to a Gulfport girl has this man spending 10 years in jail

Thomas Joseph Shaver, 51, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the unlawful touching or molestation of a young girl.


Gulfport man sentenced to 10 years for molestation of a juvenile - WXXV 25

After keeping it a secret for 15 years, a man has been sentenced for molesting a young girl in Gulfport over a ten year period.Fifty-year-old Thomas Shaver will serve ten years behind bars. This investigation began in February 2017 when Gulfport police received a complaint that Shaver sexually assau


Gulfport officer injured overseas - WXXV 25

Officer Manuel Santos is a tech sergeant in the Mississippi Air Guard. He sustained a severe concussion, lacerations, as well as neck and back injuries. He is now in Germany receiving treatment.


Here’s when more Mississippi Coast casinos are starting sports betting

Two of the 12 casinos in South Mississippi already take sports bets, and now the race is on to get the others open by Labor Day Weekend and the official start of the NFL andSoutheastern Conferencefootball.On Thursday, the Mississippi Gaming Commission meets in Jackson andon the agendaare the approva


Former LSU QB, Lowell Narcisse, says he's headed to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

The former LSU quarterback, who left the team Tuesday after learning he was unlikely to win the Tigers’ four-man quarterback derby,tweeted Thursdayhe is headed to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Perkinston.


Mississippi Aquarium acrylic panels arrive - WXXV 25

The acrylic comes in all sizes. You’ll see large and small. “But the biggest panel that we have is over 30 feet wide, 25 feet tall, and weighs over 40 tons.”


State workers in South Mississippi embezzled millions — and still owe, audit shows

A former state official in Biloxi and two women whose actions shut down Head Start programs in Harrison County are among 17 former state workers from South Mississippi who collectively owe the state tens of thousands of dollars.Most were accused of embezzling money or property, misappropriating fund