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Man sentenced to life in prison for 2017 shooting at Gulfport apartment complex
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A Gulfport man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to shooting another man in 2017. Marcos Reginald Hosey, 44, admitted in court to shooting 34-year-old Arthur Etheridge on July 6, 2017. Police say they received a call just before 1 a.m. from a friend of
Gulfport man pleads guilty to first-degree murder
A Gulfport man pled guilty to first-degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison. District Attorney Joel Smith announced today that 44-year-old Marcos Hosey pled guilty to murdering 34-year-old Arthur Etheridge of Gulfport.
Man sentenced to 15 years for running into cars
A man from the Kiln who rammed vehicles because he thought zombies were chasing him has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Thirty-two year-old Shaun Michael Stroud pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, grand larceny, and malicious mischief.
Courthouse Road project closer to completion with final paving on south side
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Finally, there are some real signs that the Courthouse Road improvement project is getting close to an end. The final paving on the south side from U.S. 90 to the railroad tracks is about finished.
Feed the Needy - How to request a meal or volunteer
For nearly 30 years now, law enforcement agencies in Harrison County have provided Christmas meals for those less fortunate. To tell us more about Feed the Needy, we're joined by Tiffany Neves with Gulfport Police Department.
South Mississippi Strong: Harrison County’s emergency youth shelter gives a safe space to children in need
HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - There were more than 8,000 children reported to the Harrison County Youth Court for allegations of abuse and neglect in Harrison County in 2017. In a best case scenario, those children are cared for by relatives while their parents are investigated. Others, don’t have th
In the Kitchen: El Agave Mexican restaurant
We're in the kitchen today with El Agave Mexican Restaurant in Gulfport. Welcome owner Mercedes Carranza and Chef Cortez Hinton.
Train collides with car at Biloxi rail crossing
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - One man is injured after a train collided with his vehicle at Gill Avenue in Biloxi Wednesday. Maj. Chris De Back with Biloxi Police said the victim is a man in his 80s who failed to stop for the train. De Back said he was taken to an area hospital for his injures.
Man Who Rammed Cars In Walmart Parking Lot With Front-End Loader While Fleeing ‘Zombies’ Gets 15 Years
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi Gulf Coast man who rammed vehicles because he thought zombies were chasing him has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. The Sun Herald reports 32-year-old Shaun Michael Stroud of Kiln pleaded guilty last week to aggravated assault, grand larceny and malicious mi
Harrison County skate park tenant evicted
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Facing eviction, the latest group to lease the Harrison County skate park failed to show up at Monday’s board of supervisors meeting. At the first of the year, Harrison County entered into an agreement to lease the skate park on DeBuys Road to A&A Entertainment. The group agree
Two arrested after one-year-old dies after left unsupervised, 2 other children taken from home
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Biloxi deputies arrested 27-year-old Thomas Cannette and 27-year-old Candace Lopresto on 3 counts of felony Child Neglect Tuesday after a one-year-old boy died.
Harrison County teenager struck by vehicle remains in ICU
Fourteen-year-old Julia Usprich, the teenager struck by a vehicle Friday night while attending Christmas in the Pass, remains in the ICU. This morning, a Facebook page dedicated to Julia said an internist informed that the brain trauma on the left side of her brain has not changed, but it is not get
Willie Taggart set to check in on linebacker target
Florida State head coach Willie Taggart is set to visit with Gulfport (Miss.) four-star outside linebacker target Derick Hall on Thursday. ...
JA program brings a little Christmas miracle to Gulfport children
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - When you make sweets, you make smiles, usually the messier, the better. That’s just part of the fun. Airiana Houthton of Gulfport knows what she likes. “Everything,” she said.
Toys for Tots distribution in Harrison County
HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Toys for Tots in Harrison County will begin distributing toys to registered children on December 22. Doors will open at 8 a.m. but distribution doesn’t begin until 9 a.m.
Driver loses control of truck on Wortham Rd in Saucier
SAUCIER, MS (WLOX) - Two people were hurt after a driver of a pickup truck lost control of the vehicle. One of those passengers received serious injuries. The truck rolled several times before coming to a rest on its side.
These Are The 10 Whitest Cities Mississippi In For 2019
We used science and data to determine which cities in Mississippi are whiter than wonder bread. Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the whitest cities in Mississippi.
Pass teenager fighting to recover after hit-and-run
MOBILE, AL (WLOX) - What was supposed to be a night out with friends to enjoy a fun, community event has left a teenage girl fighting to recover and her family grasping for answers.
Muddy, Rainy conditions lead to scoreless 70th annual Bernard Blackwell All-Star Classic
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - There was more rain pouring than scoring in the 70th annual Bernard Blackwell All-Star Classic as the North & South settle for a 0-0 tie. The last time this game was left scoreless was back in 1963 - before any of the players that participated were born, let alone thought of.
Judge: Gulfport must pay $20k/month for leaving HCUA’s waste contract
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The garbage fight between Gulfport and the Harrison County Utility Authority is over. A circuit court judge just ruled Gulfport must pay the utility board almost $20,000 a month. That monthly fee will reimburse thousands of property owners around Harrison County who saw garbage