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Multiple car accidents cause heavy traffic delays on I-10 in Jackson Co.

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Three separate car accidents has caused a heavy traffic delay on I-10 Saturday morning in Jackson County. The accidents happened past Gautier Exit 61 going eastbound. MDOT reported all lanes were blocked.


Aldermen foot-dragging results in Ocean Springs losing out on Jeepin' the Coast

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Ocean Springs aldermen balked at a $2,500 sponsorship fee several weeks ago and, as a result, Jeepin' the Coast will not be using the city as an official host site.


Kids join in on the Mardi Gras fun in Biloxi

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - As the Coast continues to celebrate the Mardi Gras season, children are making sure they’re also included in the fun as they participate in the annual Biloxi Children’s Mardi Gras Walking Parade.


Gov. Bryant meets with officials in Washington D.C., discusses interests of Mississippi

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLOX/Gray TV) - Gov. Phil Bryant is spending his weekend in Washington D.C. at the 2019 National Governors Association Winter Meeting. Not only is he taking the opportunity to speak with other governors from across the country, but Bryant is also working in the interest of Mississi


Speeding no longer a problem at Taconi Head Start Center in Ocean Springs

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - Speeding near the Taconi Head Start Center in Ocean Springs was a big problem. In fact, there were a few close calls involving cars and young children. Now, new signs and new attitudes have made a big difference.


Colleagues create community fund after bats invade Moss Point pastor’s home

MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) - “It was like a scene from a horror movie,” said the Rev. Dr. Richard E. Young. That was the feeling in Young’s home. Young is Senior Pastor of Greater First Baptist Church of Escatawpa. He was sitting in the living room when bats took flight.


Ocean Springs to host 10th annual St. Pat's celebration -- but when?

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Ocean Springs will host its 10th annual St. Patrick's Day celebration in the downtown area, but with just over three weeks until the event, City officials seem unsure as to when it will actually take place.


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


Portion of Gorenflo Rd to close in D’Iberville for bbq festival

D’IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) - A portion of Gorenflo Road in D’Iberville will remain closed until 8 p.m. Saturday night. The shutdown will be Gorenflo Road south of Rodriguez Street to Church Avenue.


Burned body found in car in south Mississippi

COLUMBIA (AP) — Law enforcement agents are investigating after a burned body was found in a car in south Mississippi. WDAM-TV reports the body was found Friday morning in the Kokomo community of Marion County.


U.S. Marshals offer reward for information on Jackson Co. man who may have faked his death

(WLOX) - U.S. Marshals are now offering $5,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to Jacob Blair Scott being taken into custody. WLOX first reported Scott was expected to plead guilty to multiple sex crimes in Jackson County. But days before Scott was expected to make his plea, he disappe


"Major water issue" reported in Mississippi town, crews working to find cause

OXFORD, Miss. - Major water issues have been reported in Mississippi. Crews are working to restore water services in the southern part of Oxford. Investigators with Oxford Utilities are working to find out what caused the problem.


Prep Roundup: Two South Mississippi girl squads remain in state playoff hunt

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The journey to Jackson (MS) continued for several girls basketball teams on the coast, but as teams continue to advance, the matchups will only get tougher.


Emergency Management: Mississippi, Pearl Rivers flooding

WARREN AND RANKIN COUNTIES, Miss. (WJTV) - In the midst of the severe weather, heavy rainfall is causing the Mississippi River to flood in Warren County and the Pearl River to rise in Rankin County, officials said Saturday.


Kids dress for success in 2019 Children’s Walking Parade

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - It was another successful year for the Biloxi Children’s Walking Parade. The parade’s theme was “It’s All on the Line," relating to our everyday heroes, entertainers and business leaders who put their lives and money on the line in the hopes of making a difference and finding suc


Heads Up For Marion County For A Tornadic Cell In Eastern Mississippi

A Tornado-warned cell is just to the north of Aberdeen and just south of Amory in eastern Mississippi and will be soon crossing the state line into the western parts of Marion County. This cell was moving to the northeast at 65 MPH and will be moving into Marion County within the next 15-30 minutes.


Counties across Mississippi preparing for flooding as storms move through

MISSISSIPPI - Heavy downpours are causing flash flooding in Grenada County, Mississippi. Those Floodwaters are putting roads and homes in water. FOX13 travelled to both DeSoto and Grenada counties, where some areas are already seeing floodwaters and others are preparing.


First Tornado Warning Issued For Parts Of Madison & Yazoo Counties In Mississippi

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a. * Tornado Warning for… — Eastern Yazoo County in central Mississippi… Central Madison County in central Mississippi… — * Until 300 PM CST.


German Company Stepping Across Border into Mississippi

OLIVE BRANCH, MS (Ben Caxton) — A German agricultural implement company is moving its North American headquarters from Memphis to Olive Branch. Krone is investing $1.5 million to move its 45-employee headquarters and distribution facility to Mississippi, consolidating two warehouses into one locatio


Location, Location, Location: East Mississippi the ideal place to do business

There’s an adage that the three most important things in real estate are location, location, location. That idea — that where you are can be instrumental to your success — rings true for many companies around East Mississippi.