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1 dead in Hattiesburg shooting at Breckenridge Apartments
Crime has dropped 19 percent in the first quarter of 2018, Hattiesburg Police Chief Anthony Parker said. That's due to efforts by the department, the city and most importantly the citizens, he said.Lici Beveridge/Hattiesburg American
Hattiesburg police need help identifying burglary suspect
The suspect, wanted for commercial burglary, made entry into the building on Aug. 7, Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Ryan Moore said.
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
Vaping – a healthier habit?
Later, changing careers, Kornman began working at the Vaporized store in Hattiesburg. One year later, he bought into the franchise.
Lowell Narcisse says he's headed to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Lowell Narcisse is taking his talents to Perkinston, Mississippi.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.The Advocate firs
Petal School District No. 1 in state in test scores; HPSD, Lumberton among most improved
Scores on the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program were released Thursday, and the district scored a 74.9 percent in proficient and advanced — the top two of five levels — in English/Language Arts. In math, the percentage for Petal schools in the proficient and advanced categories was 62.6 percen
Mississippi man arrested in Fort Walton after confessing he killed his grandmother
According to an arrest report, Thomas Crawford of Picayune, Mississippi was arrested Wednesday at a Fort Walton Beach Medical Center located in the 100 block of NW Mar Walt Drive.
Unique sentence given in DUI death
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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.
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
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
Update in Stone County beating death - WXXV 25
Stone County sheriff’s deputies are now treating the death of 41-year-old Andrew Lewis as a murder investigation.Lewis was found dead on the side of Thelma Andrews Road a short distance from New Hope Road in Stone County on July 21st. Deputies now have evidence indicating Lewis was hit in the head w
Aggravated Assault x 2 Arrest – Antwion Jermaine Curry - WXXV 25
On August 10, 2018 the Gulfport Police Department arrested 29 year old Antwion Jermaine Curry, of Gulfport, charging him with two counts of Aggravated Assault.
A bottle of Fireball was a clue, prosecutor said. It wasn’t the driver’s first DUI.
A bottle of Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey in the vehicle was a clue when police pulled over a careless driver.Gulfport police had lost sight of the driver after seeing him pull in front of a vehicle at Courthouse and Pass roads, Assistant District Attorney Mitch Owen said.Police soon received a complain
Mississippi officer performs CPR on boy pulled form pool
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police officer is credited with saving a child from drowning in a pool.Petal Police Patrolman LaDean Byrdtells the Hattiesburg Americanthat he was relaxing in a hot tub at a Gulfport hotel Aug. 4 when he heard a woman screaming "Get my baby! Get my baby!" Byrd sa
NASA administrator visits Stennis Space Center - WXXV 25
It’s been seven years since the space shuttle program was cancelled, leaving Russian rockets as the only form of transportation to the International Space Station, but the new Space Launch System, also known as SLS, space travel will be returning to American soil. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine
One arrested after shots fired into occupied vehicle, Gulfport police say
A Gulfport man has been arrested on two counts of aggravated assault after he fired shots into an occupied vehicle, police say.Chief Leonard Papania said in a news release that 28-yea-old Antwion Jermaine Curry was arrested Aug. 10.Papania said officers responded Aug. 9 to a call of a firearm discha
Deputies say roadside body beaten elsewhere and dumped
WIGGINS, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in a south Mississippi county say they now have evidence proving a man found dead on a roadside was beaten elsewhere and dumped.Stone County sheriff's deputies tell WLOX-TV that they're now treating the death of 41-year-old Andrew Lewis as a murder investigation.Lew
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.
Woman hiding in Wendy's detained after crashing car in parking lot
She reportedly drove her Ford Fusion in the Edgewater Village parking lot, near Sumo Japanese Steakhouse, when she hit a Mercedes SUV. The impact was so strong, it knock one of the wheels off the SUV, according to Major Chris DeBack.