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Road rage incident ends in stabbing, deadly shooting outside Walgreens in Mississippi, police say
HORN LAKE, Miss. - An apparent road rage incident ended in a stabbing and deadly shooting outside a store in Mississippi. According to Horn Lake police, two men were involved in an apparent road rage incident near Hurt Road and Goodman Street around 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Audit shows Pascagoula moving forward, finds mistakes in 2011-2012
PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- The firm that released a devastating forensic audit of Pascagoula’s financial mess last summer has filed a follow-up report on the city’s utilities funds that shows some progress, and some work still to be done.
This Mississippi mom hit by an 18-wheeler on I-10 just won a big jury verdict
Gulfport — Greenwood Motor Lines Inc. must pay almost $3 million to a single mother of three badly injured when an 18-wheeler rear-ended her on Interstate 10 near Gautier. A jury in U.S. District Court in Gulfport originally awarded more than $4 million to Ylonda Woullard of State Line over the acci
Governor Phil Bryant declares Feb. 28 Rare Disease Day in Mississippi
MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - It was a day to remember for many families dealing with rare diseases. These families met with Governor Phil Bryant at the State Capitol on why they want to bring attention to conditions that they’re facing.
Missing casket from Jackson County cemetery has been found
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A family who told WLOX that their father’s remains were missing from Jackson County Memorial Park in Pascagoula now says the missing casket has been found. The family wanted to move their father’s casket, but when they opened the family crypt, the casket wasn’t there.
Gautier man arrested for felony embezzlement
A Gautier man is behind bars last night on a warrant for felony embezzlement. Biloxi police arrested 48-year-old Jeffrey Harris Cusic after an investigation into an incident that happened between February and March 2018 at the 900th block of Howard Avenue.
$12 million investment brings excitement to downtown Pascagoula
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - After years of talking and planning, work is now underway on a major economic development project in the heart of downtown Pascagoula. The Courtyards at City Dock is a 29-unit townhome and commercial project that will transform the city’s riverfront. It represents an investme
Rash of smash and grab burglaries in Gautier
GAUTIER, MS (WLOX) - Detectives need your help identifying two suspects responsible for a rash of smash and grab burglaries in Gautier. The thieves have targeted New York Pizza, Rosy’s Mexican Restaurant, American Fast Lube and The Happy Noodle.
South Mississippi Strong: Pascagoula educator molding successful students
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - Sixth grade reaching teacher Sharon Thompson has dedicated nearly three decades to teaching children. While she teaches reading every day to her students, she uses her class as an opportunity to educate her students on a much bigger picture.
Police: Illinois gunman lied about Mississippi conviction to get firearm card
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police say a man who fatally shot five people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse lied about his criminal history in 2014 to obtain a card from the agency that allowed him to purchase a handgun.
Prep Roundup: Six South Mississippi squads advance in boys basketball playoffs
The road to the Big House runs through the Coast. With teams like Biloxi, Pascagoula and Long Beach enjoying their first round byes, thirteen South Mississippi squads tipped off their playoff runs Tuesday night, hoping to punch their tickets to the next round.
Heavy rainfall leads to flooding, rescue in north Mississippi
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Most of north Mississippi is seeing torrential rainfall and flooding has been an issue Wednesday morning. At 9:26 a.m., Calhoun County Sheriff Greg Pollan posted a video to his social media accounts of a flood rescue on County Road 210. He said this road is closed until furthe
Police: Woman in custody after abducting 10-month-old, taking her to Mississippi
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 10-month-old child is safe after police say she was abducted from Whitehaven Tuesday afternoon. It happened around 1 p.m. at S&W Coin-Op Laundry in the 4000 block of Horn Lake Road. Police say Sariah Newson was in a car with her mom and an acquaintance of her mom.
Winter storm takes aim at states east of Mississippi
A massive storm is set to sweep across the country, targeting every state east of the Mississippi. Major cities are bracing for snow and heavy rain. NBC’s Garrett Haake reports, and TODAY’s Dylan Dreyer has the forecast.
South Mississippi Jail Escapees Facing New Charges
FORREST COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Two men face felony escape and felony malicious mischief charges after escaping from jail in south Mississippi. 26-year-old Carlos Sibley and 29-year-old Donaven Harris were recaptured Saturday in Hattiesburg after escaping from the Forrest County jail Friday night.
Police arrest driver who wreaked havoc in downtown OS, fled scene
OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Ocean Springs police have arrested a Vancleave man after he crashed his vehicle multiple times on Government Street in downtown Ocean Springs early Thursday morning.
Pro-Confederate groups to march in support of Mississippi monuments
Two pro-Confederate groups are reportedly preparing to march on Saturday in support of monuments on the University of Mississippi campus and in opposition to the school's decision to remove its former mascot, Colonel Reb.
Deer chronic wasting disease found in 2 more Mississippi counties
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Cases of debilitating deer disease have been confirmed in two more Mississippi counties, making it present in five counties. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks said Tuesday that tests confirm deer in Panola and Tallahatchie counties had chronic wasting
ADA: gun used in murder at shoe store was stolen
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- Mobile County Assistant District Attorney Keith Blackwood says the murder that happened inside Laced shoe store on February 9 was committed with a stolen gun.
Coast family relieved after missing crypt finally found
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - Rob and Ricky Hudson’s father was buried at the Jackson County Memorial Park Cemetery back in 2005. "When daddy passed, it was a shock, it was sudden, it was totally unexpected,” Ricky Hudson said.