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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.

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-08-17 18:09:00

Elvis Presley never forgotten in Ocean Springs - WXXV 25

It’s a crazy little thing called love and that’s just what Elvis Presley felt for Ocean Springs in the 1950s. While playing what was called the ‘Louisiana Hayride,’ Elvis stayed at the Gulf Hills Hotel. General Manager Donna Brown said, “During the summers from 1951 through to 1957, he came to Gulf

WXXV25.COM - 2018-08-16 23:26:09

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

WXXV25.COM - 2018-08-17 15:59:25

If you’re in the mood for diner food, this Coast eatery is the place

Sometimes a diner is just what the day needs. It’s an American institution, without frills, or pretensions. The menu is pretty simple, basic sandwiches, a few blue plates specials and a platter or two. You can also predict that the portions are going to be hefty and the prices reasonable. If this is

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Ocean Springs to use Tidelands funds to fix Front Beach erosion

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Thanks to $150,000 in state Tidelands funds, the City of Ocean Springs will be able to address what has long been a problem with beach erosion along a stretch of Front Beach.

MISSISSIPPI PRESS - 2018-08-17 14:11:00

Man speaks about alleged alien abduction in Pascagoula - WXXV 25

A quick fishing trip after a hot October work day in 1973 changed a man’s life forever. Calvin Parker says he was abducted by aliens on the Pascagoula River. Now, 45 years later, he is ready to share the details of what he calls a horrifying experience.

WXXV25.COM - 2018-08-18 03:26:30

Walmart Officially Opens Mobile, Alabama, Distribution Hub - Area Development

The Arkansas-based retailer’s 2.6 million-square-foot facility will supply several regionaldistribution centersthat support approximately 700 Walmart stores in Alabama, Mississippi and beyond. The Mobile facility currently employs 575 full-time workers, with plans calling for a total of 750 once it’

AREADEVELOPMENT.COM - 2018-08-17 12:00:00

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

Moss Point man pleads guilty to cocaine conspiracy - WXXV 25

A Moss Point man pled guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine.Sixty-four year-old Keith Lavell Brown faces a maximum penalty of life in prison and a $10 million fine. Brown admitted being involved in a conspiracy to bring cocaine to the Mississip

WXXV25.COM - 2018-08-16 19:11:22

Former Black Spring Break promoter pleads guilty to drug charges. What’s next?

A Moss Point man who promoted events during Black Spring Break on the Mississippi Gulf Coast on Wednesday pleaded guilty to drug charges.Keith Lavell Brown, 46, pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine.Brown admitted to being involve

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-08-16 09:19:00

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

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-08-16 13:46:00

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


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


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.

WINCHESTER NEWS GAZETTE - 2018-08-16 22:11:00

A Look Back: Charles Hickson talks of his abduction by a UFO in Pascagoula

One of two men who claimed to have been abducted by a UFO in Pascagoula in 1973, Calvin Parker,has finally explained what he remembers about that night 45 years ago in a new book, "Pascagoula — The Closest Encounter, My Story"

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2018-08-16 16:44:00

Construction sites coming to life in Ocean Springs - WXXV 25

You may have driven past the construction site, but had little idea what was being built. Just off Interstate 10 on Washington Avenue in Ocean Springs on the corner of Lemoyne Boulevard sits over 6,000 square feet of what will become a new Race Trac gas station set to open December 12thof this year.


Wallet theft suspect in Biloxi - WXXV 25

He is described as wearing a sleeveless black shirt, light colored denim shorts, and flip flops.


Mayor to pull stadium deal if council doesn’t vote - Lagniappe Mobile

“We’ve been dealing with this issue since June 22,” he said. “It’s time for the council to vote. Actually, it’s past time for the council to vote.”


Wreck on I-10 in Jackson County - WXXV 25

Around 4 a.m. officials responded to a car accident on I-10 in Jackson County.Chase Elkins with Mississippi Highway Patrol tells News 25 that a Ford Explorer pulling a trailer was heading eastbound on I-10 near the Pascagoula River Bridge when it lost control and began to roll over.- Advertisement -


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.