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Bar fight leads to shooting in parking lot

A Pascagoula man is in jail after a fight at a D'Iberville bar led to a shooting in the parking lot. Police say Brandon DaJuan Willis, 23, is charged with one count of aggravated assault. According to authorities, the victim and a man described by Willis as his brother got into a fight inside The Pu

WLOX - 2018-03-24 13:19:08

A former Simon City Royal from Biloxi was getting out of prison in May. Not anymore. | The Sun Herald

A Biloxi man said to be a former Simon City Royal will serve a 12-year term in federal prison - after he finishes his time on meth convictions in state prison. John Wayne Clark was already serving time in state prison on two meth convictions when a federal grand jury indicted him on meth and firear

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-03-24 10:00:00

Drivers killed in head-on collision were a Moss Point woman and a Mobile man | The Sun Herald

A state trooper has identified a Moss Point woman and a Mobile man as the drivers killed in a head-on collision Thursday morning on Mississippi 614. Ashley S. Killingsworth, driving a 2016 Ford Explorer, was 31. Kevin M. Hyatt, 54, was driving a 2009 Honda Pilot. The crash occurred near Otis Cooper

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-03-23 13:55:00

Autopsy: Drowning is cause of death for man found submerged in Ocean Springs ditch

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- A 33-year-old man whose submerged body was found in a flooded ditch drowned, according to a preliminary autopsy performed in Jackson Friday. Ocean Springs Capt. Chuck Jackson said there were no signs of foul play in the death of Aaron M. Sullivan Jr. of Ocean Springs. I

MISSISSIPPI PRESS - 2018-03-24 13:44:35

Soap box derby drivers take their cars for a spin in Moss Point

Dozens of South Mississippi kids put their soap box derby cars to the test Saturday in Moss Point, practicing for the annual Deborah Washington Memorial Soap Box Derby that's happening April 14. Each of the drivers got the chance to test their cars out. Rookies started about halfway up the ramp, whi

WLOX - 2018-03-24 16:46:07

Vehicle runs over driver injured in crash, leaves the scene

Authorities are looking for a vehicle that ran over an injured motorcycle driver early Friday morning in Jackson County. Three vehicles were involved in the wreck, which happened shortly after 4 a.m. on Hwy. 90 east of Pascagoula in the Orange Grove community. Mississippi Highway Patrol tells WLOX

WLOX - 2018-03-23 13:23:09

Ocean Springs city Easter egg hunt 'biggest one yet'

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- By mid-morning Saturday, there were already well in excess of 100 children, accompanied by parents, grandparents and others, gathered at Little Children's Park in downtown Ocean Springs for the city's annual Easter Egg Hunt. Children took part in numerous games and acti

MISSISSIPPI PRESS - 2018-03-24 17:45:16

Black Spring Break will likely be bigger than ever this year. But Boosie is boycotting. | The Sun Herald

Black Spring Break organizers expect a large crowd for the April 13-15 event at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum, but one hip-hop star says he's not coming. In fact, he's boycotting the popular urban festival all together,. Rapper Boosie Badazz (formerly Lil Boosie), whose real name is Torence Hatch,

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-03-23 15:18:00

3 friends tried to FedEx 11 pounds of pot from Colorado to St. Martin | The Sun Herald

An Ole Miss graduate said in court he and two friends ordered and arranged for the shipment of more than 11 pounds of pot to a home in the St. Martin community. But Kristopher Marcel Nguyen, 23, and his other two co-defendants never got a shot at trying the weed from Colorado, where recreational mar


Crash in Jackson County leaves two dead

Two people are dead after a head-on collision in Jackson County. It happened early Thursday morning near the intersection of Hwy. 614 and Otis Cooper Road. That's close to the Alabama state line in the Hurley community. According to Acadian Ambulance Service, two cars were involved in the crash. The


Body found in ditch along U.S. 90 in Ocean Springs, cause of death unknown

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine what killed a 33-year-old Ocean Springs man whose body was found in a drainage ditch alongside U.S. 90 Wednesday afternoon. Ocean Springs Police Capt. Chuck Jackson said officers were dispatched on a call


This Biloxi woman has been missing for more than a month. Her mother wants answers. | The Sun Herald

It's been about five weeks since Amber Rose Barnett was last seen at her mother's house in Biloxi. Police had asked for the public's help on March 2. They're asking again. The 21-year-old woman, last seen at her mother's home, Feb. 17, has not been found. Barnett normally talks to her mother at lea


BREAKING: Chresal Threadgill named new Mobile County school superintendent

MOBILE, AL (WKRG) - The Mobile County Board of School Commissioners has voted unanimously to hire Chresal Threadgill as superintendent. Pending contract approval, he will take the position on July 2. Chresal Threadgill, current chief of staff for Mobile County Public Schools. Before taking the secon


Dangerous 'Quicksand Island' near Pascagoula may be getting safer soon | The Sun Herald

Remember "Quicksand Island" - the island they warned you to avoid off Pascagoula? It's actually named Round Island and it's still not quite ready for boaters, kayakers and such, but it is getting closer to becoming a recreational paradise. The island, which is essentially made of dredge spoils from


Sam's Club worker pocketed thousands from bogus customer returns, Gulfport police say | The Sun Herald

Sam's Club worker pocketed thousands from bogus customer returns, Gulfport police say A Sam's Club employee who handled the return of merchandise in exchange for cash pocketed a little more than $2,300 in about two weeks, police say. A representative of the members-only warehouse chain reported sus


Two adults are dead and three children were injured in car crash near Hurley | The Sun Herald

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash just east of Hurley from Thursday morning that killed both drivers and injured three children. Cpl. Chase Elkins said a Honda Pilot was traveling west on Highway 614 near Otis Cooper Road about 5:30 a.m. when the vehicle crossed the media


Two suspects at large after armed robbery in Ocean Springs

Two armed suspects are on the run after robbing a man and pointing a gun at a woman in Ocean Springs. Authorities say the armed robbery happened outside a house on Holly Street early this morning. An armed robbery on Holly Street has left Ocean Springs residents with an uneasy feeling. Fred Pike li


He hit a power pole during a police chase. A toddler was in the car, Moss Point cops say | The Sun Herald

A 24-year-old man was arrested by Moss Point police early Saturday morning after fleeing down Main Street during a traffic stop, police say Interim Police Chief Brandon Ashley said officers attempted to stop the vehicle driven by Travis Pierce around Main and Joseph streets, but Pierce sped off. Th


Woman found 'shackled' to bed; man charged with kidnapping

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a woman was found shackled to a bed and that a man has been arrested on a kidnapping charge in connection with the incident. Perry County Sheriff Mitch Nobles tells news outlets that deputies were called to an RV park around 7:30 p.m. Friday. Authorities say depu


Pascagoula Police warn of fake 'police friends' scam asking for money

The Pascagoula Police Department has been the target of an internet scam by a group asking for monetary donations. A Facebook page, titled "Pascagoula Police Department Friends", has been identified as a fake group posing as an affiliate of the police department. In a post riddled with typos and wr