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Name released of man who died on the job at Chevron refinery

PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - The man killed while on the job at Pascagoula’s Chevron refinery has been identified.Chevron officials said Wednesday morning that Albert Lee Byrd II died after falling from an elevated structure Tuesday night around 7:30 p.m. Byrd was an employee with Performance Contractors

WLOX - 2018-10-17 11:57:00

Ocean Springs attorney Earl Denham passes away - WXXV 25

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that Ocean Springs attorney Earl Denham died Tuesday afternoon.Denham was left in critical condition after an assault in Ocean Springs. He was on the patio at Bridgewater Apartments with his girlfriend when the girlfriend’s ex showed up angry at

WXXV25.COM - 2018-10-16 20:29:20

Victim of fatal accident at Chevron refinery identified

A man is dead after a fatal fall at the Chevron refinery in Pascagoula.According to Chevron officials, Albert Lee Byrd II, an employee of Performance Contractors, Inc., received fatal injuries after falling from an elevated structure at the facility at approximately 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 16.

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-10-17 14:26:00

Winn-Dixie fuel and food giveaway - WXXV 25

Where could a full tank of gas get you? Tomorrow in Biloxi, 100 lucky customers will get a free tank of gas and groceries.

WXXV25.COM - 2018-10-16 23:19:55

Biloxi man admits to exploiting, abusing children

Quincy Joshua LaBauve, 32, pled guilty Wednesday to three charges after investigators found dozens of photos and videos on his computer and cell phone. He also admitted to the sexual battery of a young girl after investigators found evidence of the assault on his electronic devices.

WLOX - 2018-10-17 17:08:00

Pascagoula neighborhood under a boil water notice

Not all of Williams Street is affected, but any resident in the area with low pressure is advised to boil water, and those with no water are advised to boil their water once service returns.

WLOX - 2018-10-17 12:15:00

Contractor dies after fatal fall at Pascagoula Chevron Refinery

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- A fatal incident occurred at the Chevron Refinery in Pascagoula on Tuesday evening claiming the life of a contractor, according to spokesman Alan Sudduth.According to Sudduth, a contractor suffered fatal injuries after falling at the refinery. It is unclear how the contractor fe

MISSISSIPPI PRESS - 2018-10-16 23:59:00

Prominent Ocean Springs lawyer is in critical condition after assault, sheriff says

At some point, the man allegedly leaned over a railing on the patio and struck Denham in the face, the report said.


Man dead after being hit by vehicle in Pascagoula

PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Pascagoula late Monday night.It happened at 11:15 p.m. on Highway 90 near the intersection of Marie Street. That’s the road that runs next to the Waffle House near the Market Street intersection.Police tell us they believe it was

WLOX - 2018-10-16 14:10:00

Ocean Springs mayor pushes for medical marijuana - WXXV 25

More than 86,000 registered voters in Mississippi have to sign the petition in favor of the initiative to appear on the November 2020 ballot. “The opioid epidemic is undeniably here and it’s something that could really help our state and provide relief to a lot of people with a lot of different cond

WXXV25.COM - 2018-10-15 22:52:23

Gulfport man convicted of killing one man, paralyzing another

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A jury deliberated for two hours last week before finding a Gulfport man guilty ofshooting two men, killing one and leaving the other paralyzed from the waist down.

WLOX - 2018-10-16 18:16:00

Man struck and killed by vehicle in Pascagoula - WXXV 25

Pascagoula police are investigating an accident that happened late last night at the intersection of Highway 90 and Marie Street.A man was attempting to cross Highway 90 and was struck by a vehicle that was eastbound approaching Market Street. The victim was transported to Singing River Hospital by

WXXV25.COM - 2018-10-16 19:07:14

‘He ruined my daughters,’ says Coast mom whose 9-year-old was raped

The Sun Herald is withholding the woman’s name to avoid identifying both her daughters, whom the man was sexually exploiting. The mom said that she had her suspicions, but Quincy J. LaBauve struck everyone as a good man.

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-10-16 11:42:00

Parents living in Biloxi & Gulfport show support for Harrison County school bond

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Tuesday, the Biloxi City Council will be asked to approve a resolution opposing the Harrison County school bond referendum. Gulfport could take up a similar measure requesting a delayed vote.

WLOX - 2018-10-16 03:49:00

'The day I was born ... my mother placed me in a trash bag'

The story had churned inside Tori Welford since she learned the facts at age 17. She had even shared it once, in 2017, to a youth group at Ingalls Avenue Baptist Church in Pascagoula.

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-10-16 11:00:00

Mississippi mayor collects signatures for legal marijuana

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WJTV) - A Mississippi mayor is trying to legalize medicinal marijuana, the Associated Press reports.


Here’s how the deadly Super Bowl gang shooting happened in Moss Point

In a matter of seconds, an agent with the FBI Safe Streets Task Force said, the party-goers who were gathered around a table playing cards and watching the game were ordered to the floor.


Seabee shot, killed at Keesler housing

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The shooting death of a sailor assigned to the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport is under investigation.A spokesman from the Seabee Base could only confirm the death happened early Saturday morning at military housing belonging to Keesler Air Force Base.The Naval


Third fatal accident in two days takes life of Mississippi man Saturday night in Denham Springs

DENHAM SPRINGS-- A Mississippi man died Saturday night when his motorcycle struck a car head-on 4-H Club Road, according to the Louisiana State Police.Jasper Bassimer, 25, of Waveland, Miss., was traveling southbound on La. 1032 (4-H Club Road) when he failed to negotiate a left-hand curve and cross


Noblin, Levy shine as Ocean Springs upends Pascagoula 35-7

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- For much of this season, those in and around the Ocean Springs football program have been waiting -- sometimes patiently, sometimes not -- for what had been expected to be an explosive passing attack to materialize.