Breaking News from Wiggins MS
Find the latest Wiggins MS News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.
Man dies after being struck by vehicle in Long Beach - WXXV 25
Officials have confirmed that a man in Long Beach has died from his injuries sustained in a crash on West Railroad Street between Pineville Road and 2ndAvenue.Authorities say 72-year-old Lawrence Mooreale Sr. was attempting to cross West Railroad Street on a motorized scooter when an SUV traveling w
Truck stuck on the railroad tracks in Gulfport
LONG BEACH, MS (WLOX) - Authorities are working to get a truck off the railroad tracks in Gulfport after it became stuck.It happened around 10 a.m. at Lewis Avenue crossing on the west end of the city. Police say the truck was hauling lumber. CSX representatives are also on the scene monitoring the
Second rare species of dolphin found in the Gulf in a week
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A second rare species of dolphin has been found along the Gulf Coast. A pantropical spotted dolphin was rescued from a beach near Theodore, Alabama this week.
Harrison County deputy involved in crash in Gulfport
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Traffic is backed up in Gulfport after a Harrison County sheriff’s deputy and another vehicle were involved in a crash Friday morning.It happened on Lorraine Road at the intersection of Seaway Road shortly after 10 a.m. Gulfport Police tell WLOX that the accident was minor and
Man suspected in 5 killings in Louisiana found living in Waveland, sheriff says
Darrell Williams Jr. and his wife, Casi Williams, have been arrested by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, said Cmdr. Jeremy Skinner in a press release.
Young man ‘accidentally’ shot himself near Biloxi High, police say. Now he faces charges.
Jauan Markel Williams, 20, had first called 911 to report he was sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot at the AJ Holloway Sports Complex next to Biloxi High when someone he didn’t know shot him, police Maj. Christopher De Back said.
Hancock deputies arrest Waveland man suspected of five murders in La.
Deputies from the Hancock County Sheriff's Office this week arrested a Waveland man suspected of at least five murders in Louisiana."The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office received information from Bienville Parish (Louisiana) Sheriff’s Office about a possible murder suspect located within Hancock Coun
Hundreds lose power in Hattiesburg
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hundreds of Pearl River Valley Electric customers in Hattiesburg lost power on Thursday night.The outage affected 787 customers using the Lake Serene substation near 4th Street in West Hattiesburg, according to Pearl River Valley Electric. The loss of power was reported arou
Coroner releases cause of death for airman found in Tchoutacabouffa River
Hargrove said a 911 call about a possible drowning behind 1850 Popps Ferry Road in the Tchoutacabouffa River came in on Oct. 6 at 12:29 p.m. Units from the Biloxi Police and Fire responded to the scene along with Marine Patrol, Fish and Wildlife, OSI from KAFB, Harrison County Fire Service and the H
2-month-old with skull fracture has died. Gulfport dad likely faces upgraded charge, sheriff says
Colton’s father, Byron Ellison, has been in jail since Monday, when Sheriff Troy Peterson said hospital tests confirmed the infant had two brain bleeds and a fractured skull.
ASAP paramedic arrested, accused of sexually assaulting patient during transport
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Jackson County deputies arrested 54-year-old James Lavelle Walley on October 16 and charged him with Sexual Battery after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her while being transported in an ambulance.The 38-year-old woman was being transported by ASAP Ambulance S
Lockdowns lifted from three Biloxi schools after reported area shooting
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Three Biloxi public schools just lifted their lockdowns after a reported shooting in the area.According to a release from Biloxi Public Schools, a man was sitting in his car at the A.J. Holloway Sportsplex and claims he was shot.He then walked to the Biloxi High School campus dow
Sheriff: Woman killed after driver loses control, crashes car in Diamondhead
DIAMONDHEAD, MS (WLOX) - An accident in Diamondhead Tuesday night has claimed the life of a woman.Sheriff Ricky Adam tells WLOX the driver of a 2018 Mercedes lost control of the car and hit a culvert. It happened at 8:15 p.m. near the Chevron at Diamondhead Drive.Four elderly people were in the Merc
Stolen car leads to arrest
“When deputies arrived, Johnson told them he was on foot and hadn’t been driving,” said Lt. Amanda Schonewitz with the SCSD. “A witness to the accident told them he had been driving the vehicle involved and described the clothes he was wearing.”
Second rare dolphin species rescued in Gulf - WXXV 25
Two experts on this rehab tell News 25 the process of recovery and how these rare species affect the facility. Dr. Alissa Demming said, “She’s still in very critical condition. I’m really surprise she’s made it past her 48 hour mark. We’re coming right up to it. On her transport she was very critica
Hattiesburg police searching for armed robbery suspect
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police are searching for a man wanted for armed robbery.Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Ryan Moore said Cedric Hinton, 33, is wanted in an Oct. 7 armed robbery in the 900 block of West 6th Street.The victim and suspect both know one another, according to
Name released of man who died on the job at Chevron refinery
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - The man killed while on the job at Pascagoula’s Chevron refinery has been identified.Chevron officials said Wednesday morning that Albert Lee Byrd II died after falling from an elevated structure Tuesday night around 7:30 p.m. Byrd was an employee with Performance Contractors
Long Beach man dead after hit by vehicle
Lawrence Morreale Sr., 72, was pronounced dead at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport due to blunt force trauma, according to Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer.
ALERT: Crash on US 98, traffic "highly impacted"
LAMAR COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - A vehicle accident on eastbound US 98 at Gravel Pit Rd. in Lamar County on Wednesday has shut down the middle lane, according to MDOT.
79-year-old woman killed in Diamondhead cras
A 79-year-old woman died Tuesday evening after an automobile accident in Diamondhead.Peggy Hector was killed Tuesday after the driver of a 2018 Mercedes with four elderly occupants lost control of the vehicle and hit a culvert, officers of the Hancock County Sheriff's Office said.The incident occurr