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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

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

Man who lived near Biloxi elementary school had child porn. He’s going to prison.

Along with a prison sentence and a fine, Christopher Bryan Smith was ordered to pay $5,000 under the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, which gives restitution to identified victims.

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-08-18 07:00:00

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


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

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

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

Breaking ground on new fire station - WXXV 25

Fire Chief Joe Boney says the new station will not only give firefighters a ‘class A’ facility to work out of, but will give the surrounding community better protection and quicker response times. “In the event of a medical emergency, seconds count, and right now, we’re not happy with the amount of

WXXV25.COM - 2018-08-17 23:19:43

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 -


TV Fantasy and Comic Book Heroes Come to Life at First-Ever Gulf Coast Fan Fest in Biloxi - WXXV 25

BILOXI-On Sat., Oct. 13 and Sun., Oct. 14, popular TV characters and comic book heroes will come to life at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center in Biloxi. Modeled after the popular annual event Pensacon, the Gulf Coast Fan Fest Convention is a two day event where fans can meet their favorite TV

WXXV25.COM - 2018-08-17 16:15:18

Mobile Mayor Stimpson’s do-or-die ultimatum jeopardizes city funding for University of South Alabama stadium - Yellowhammer News

In the span of the nine years since, the urgency for South Alabama Jaguar football has gone from decades to days – a message conveyed by Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson. On Wednesday, Stimpson issued an ultimatum to the Mobile City Council: Vote of South Alabama stadium funding or the deal was off.

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS - 2018-08-17 17:31:09

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

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


Reports show current Pascagoula city leaders have overspent by $9 million

The reports at face value did not yield anything that would be considered startling other than three categories -- intergovernmental revenues, transfers in, and other financing sources.


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


Prep Picks: Ocean Springs looking to avenge last year's loss to Gautier

It was suggested over the summer we resurrect our weekly football picks column and, having done a picks column in my earlier career as a sportswriter, I decided to shake off the rust and give it a shot.

MISSISSIPPI PRESS - 2018-08-17 04:00:00

Moss Point rep. holds town hall addressing questions, concerns regarding school board elections

"We want to make sure people are educated in the upcoming elections for school board and there was a lot of confusion the first go round so I wanted to clear up any confusion or misunderstanding and allow the community to ask questions about how we got to this point, where we're going from here and


Wallet theft suspect in Biloxi - WXXV 25

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


Walmart opens first Alabama distribution center in Mobile

It’s the first distribution center in the state of Alabama, and sixth in the nation. The building itself covers 2.6 million square feet, 45 football fields can fit inside the facility. This center helps serve about 700 Walmart stores in Alabama, Mississippi and beyond, creating a positive economic i


Mobile teen wanted for murder arrested during traffic stop in Northwest Florida

Russell was found during a traffic stop on State Road 87 and Farrington Road by the Florida Highway Patrol. In the report from FHP, he was a passenger in a white SUV, pulled over for speeding. A trooper says he could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the SUV and started a criminal investi