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  • Gulfport gets $4 million grant for new harbor fuel dock

    Gulfport gets $4 million grant for new harbor fuel dock

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:46:59 GMT
    The City of Gulfport has received a $4.1 million Katrina grant from the Mississippi Development Authority to fund the construction of a permanent, elevated fuel dock at the small craft harbor.More >>
    The City of Gulfport has received a $4.1 million Katrina grant from the Mississippi Development Authority to fund the construction of a permanent, elevated fuel dock at the small craft harbor. Boaters we talked with are supportive of the plans, saying a new fuel dock would be a welcome improvement.More >>
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    Amber Alert update: Suspect captured, Katelyn Beard still missing

    Amber Alert update: Car found of teen shot and abducted

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:42:13 GMT
    The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
    Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.

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  • Gulf Islands Waterpark: 2014 season a good one

    Gulf Islands Waterpark: 2014 season a good one

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:32:49 GMT
    Labor Day was the last chance for visitors to make a splash at Gulf Islands Water park this year. Some people say they had such a good time here, they kept coming back over and over again.More >>
    Before saying goodbye to the summer tourism season, many people in South Mississippi are making the most of their Labor Day weekend. From family cookouts to the beach, people are out enjoying themselves. Many of them said since they work hard at their jobs all year long, Labor Day is about taking the time to enjoy some of the fruits of their labor.More >>
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    Biloxi bomb squad investigating suspicious package

    Biloxi bomb squad investigating suspicious package

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:41:23 GMT
    The Biloxi bomb squad has been called to Jackson County to investigate a suspicious package Monday afternoon, according to officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office. Biloxi authorities tellMore >>
    The Biloxi bomb squad has been called to Jackson County to investigate a suspicious package Monday afternoon, according to officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.More >>
  • Restaurant chain thanks first responders

    Restaurant chain thanks first responders

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:29:52 GMT
    While most people enjoyed the Labor Day holiday relaxing, emergency workers were on duty. 800 Olive Garden restaurant chains around the country delivered lunch to first responders. A crew from OliveMore >>
    A crew from Olive Garden restaurant delivered lunch to D'Iberville firefighters and police officers to say thank you for working on Labor Day.More >>
  • Try out a museum visit for holiday fun

    Try out a museum visit for holiday fun

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:00:14 GMT
    The Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art was open for business for those who didn't have to labor today. And a visit here paid off. Carol Messer is the assistant director. "We usually offer a little extra. WeMore >>
    Let's look at your list of fun things to do this Labor Day holiday. The beach, grilling and the casinos are the usual options on the coast. Now, here's something else you might want to add to the list.  A visit to a museum. Doug Walker reports.More >>
  • Executives: Still no deal to keep Margaritaville Biloxi open

    Executives: Still no deal to keep Margaritaville Biloxi open

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:34:07 GMT
    Margaritaville Biloxi executives have explored options to see if the casino can remain open past September 19, but a spokesman says no deals have been worked out yet.More >>
    Back in July, Margaritaville managers told their employees they're guaranteed to receive paychecks until September 19th. Since that announcement, Margaritaville executives have explored options to see if the casino can remain open. But a spokesman says no deals have been worked out yet.More >>
  • Biloxi, Gulfport to host military training this week

    Biloxi, Gulfport to host military training this week

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-09-01 10:54:09 GMT
    If you see an unusual number of military and police officers in the Biloxi/Gulfport area this week, don't be alarmed. They're likely taking part in a joint military training exercise.More >>
    If you see an unusual number of military and police officers in the Biloxi/Gulfport area this week, don't be alarmed. They're likely taking part in a joint military training exercise.More >>
  • Carrie's 24/7 Labor Day evening forecast

    Carrie's 24/7 Labor Day evening forecast

    Tropical Depression 5 has formed in the Bay of Campeche.It does not pose a threat to South Mississippi. Tonight, as we lose the daytime heating, we'll see the scattered showers diminish. It will be warm and muggy with lows in the mid to upper 70s.More >>
    Tropical Depression 5 has formed in the Bay of Campeche.It does not pose a threat to South Mississippi. Tonight, as we lose the daytime heating, we'll see the scattered showers diminish. It will be warm and muggy with lows in the mid to upper 70s.More >>
  • LIVE STREAMING VIDEO: Watch WLOX News

    LIVE STREAMING VIDEO: Watch WLOX News

    Watch live streaming video of WLOX News during the following times: Good Morning Mississippi: 5am-7am, Monday-Friday WLOX News at MidDay: 11am, Monday-Friday The Four O'Clock Show: 4pm, Monday-Friday WLOXMore >>
    Watch live streaming video of WLOX News during the following times: Good Morning Mississippi: 5am-7am, Monday-Friday WLOX News at MidDay: 11am, Monday-Friday The Four O'Clock Show: 4pm, Monday-Friday WLOXMore >>
  • US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

    US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:51:07 GMT
    The Navy says a Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard has crashed in the Gulf of Aden, but all aboard have been rescued.More >>
    A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said.More >>
  • TX brewery releases 99 pack of beer

    TX brewery releases 99 pack of beer

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:04:02 GMT

    A Texas brewery makes the first 99 pack of beer.

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    A Texas brewery makes the first 99 pack of beer.

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  • Biloxi baseball stadium construction trying to beat the clock

    Biloxi baseball stadium construction trying to beat the clock

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:44:35 GMT
    One of the biggest stories on the coast continues to be construction of a baseball stadium in Biloxi to bring minor league baseball to the coast. The Biloxi City Council gets regular updates on the progress. TheMore >>
    One of the biggest stories on the coast continues to be construction of a baseball stadium in Biloxi to bring minor league baseball to the coast. The Biloxi City Council gets regular updates on the progress.More >>
  • Pass Christian church reaches out with Labor Day picnic

    Pass Christian church reaches out with Labor Day picnic

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:14:39 GMT
    A little corner in Pass Christian had a big celebration during the First Baptist Church's Fifth annual Labor Day Weekend Backyard Picnic.More >>
    Five years ago, Hal Lee and his church family decided it was time to give back to the community that had blessed them in the days, months and years after Hurricane Katrina. After the church rebuilt on the same lot in Pass Christian just north of War Memorial Park, the group hug extended beyond church borders in the form of a Labor Day weekend picnic.More >>
  • Trains moving faster between Port of Gulfport & Hattiesburg

    Trains moving faster between Port of Gulfport & Hattiesburg

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:32:03 GMT
    Trains between the Port of Gulfport and Hattiesburg have been moving faster and smoother now for several weeks, even though the official completion date for phase two of the Kansas City Southern Railway'sMore >>
    Trains between the Port of Gulfport and Hattiesburg have been moving faster and smoother now for several weeks, even though the official completion date for phase two of the Kansas City Southern Railway's project is September 1st.More >>
  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:31:01 GMT
    With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and...More >>
    Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new...More >>
  • AMBER ALERT: Katelyn Beard, 17, abducted from Jackson

    AMBER ALERT: Katelyn Beard, 17, abducted from Jackson

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:27:53 GMT
    The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for a 17-year-old girl they say was shot and abducted Sunday morning from a home in Jackson.More >>
    The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for a 17-year-old girl they say was shot and abducted Sunday morning from a home in Jackson. Katelyn Beard, 17, was taken from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson between 6am and 7am Sunday morning. Police said Beard is seriously injured and is in need of medical attention.More >>
  • Keithville boy born without brain dies at 12

    Keithville boy born without brain dies at 12

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:27:12 GMT
    Baby Trevor with his momBaby Trevor with his mom
    An ArkLaTex child born without a brain and defied all odds passed away peacefully in his sleep Monday. More >>
    An ArkLaTex child born without a brain and defied all odds passed away peacefully in his sleep Monday. More >>
  • Israeli children return to school after Gaza war

    Israeli children return to school after Gaza war

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:19:31 GMT
    Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip went back to school Monday after spending the summer in bomb shelters as rockets and mortars rained on their communities during the 50-day Israel-Hamas...More >>
    Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip went back to school Monday after spending the summer in bomb shelters as rockets and mortars rained on their communities during the 50-day Israel-Hamas war, while...More >>
  • WLOX Editorial: Call DIRECTV & say you want WLOX back

    WLOX Editorial: Call DIRECTV & say you want WLOX back

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:02:07 GMT
    For those who watched WLOX through the DIRECTV system, the WLOX signal was removed from the DIRECTV system after midnight August 31st. This is due to a lack of an agreement between our parent company,More >>
    For those who watched WLOX through the DIRECTV system, the WLOX signal was removed from the DIRECTV system after midnight August 31st. This is due to a lack of an agreement between our parent company, Raycom Media, and DIRECTV corporate.More >>
  • DMR's Marine Patrol ups enforcement for holiday weekend

    DMR's Marine Patrol ups enforcement for holiday weekend

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-09-01 10:53:06 GMT
    DMR Marine Patrol Chief Keith Davis said the waterways have been quiet so far this holiday weekend. His team has been out in full force to make sure people are safe during the holiday weekend.More >>
    DMR Marine Patrol Chief Keith Davis said the waterways have been quiet so far this holiday weekend. His team has been out in full force to make sure people are safe while soaking up the last bit of summer fun.More >>
  • Forecasts keep Labor Day vacationers home

    Forecasts keep Labor Day vacationers home

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-09-01 10:53:04 GMT
    Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer. For many, it's a chance for one last warm weather getaway. But weather worries kept many at home this weekend.More >>
    Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer. For many, it's a chance for one last warm weather getaway. But weather worries kept many at home this weekend.More >>
  • Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:40 AM EDT2014-09-01 08:40:43 GMT
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.More >>
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.More >>
  • Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

    Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:33 AM EDT2014-09-01 08:33:11 GMT
    Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say.More >>
    Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say.More >>
  • Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

    Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:00:48 GMT
    Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast have slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach in New York after three men there were...More >>
    Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men...More >>
  • WLOX News This Week: Hurricane Katrina

    WLOX News This Week: Hurricane Katrina

    Nine years ago we were digging out from the worst natural disaster to hit our area. Hurricane Katrina wiped out so much of South Mississippi. So what did we learn from Katrina? Here to talk about that Harrison County Emergency Management Director Rupert Lacy and WLOX Chief Meteorologist Mike Reader.More >>
    Nine years ago we were digging out from the worst natural disaster to hit our area. Hurricane Katrina wiped out so much of South Mississippi. So what did we learn from Katrina? Here to talk about that Harrison County Emergency Management Director Rupert Lacy and WLOX Chief Meteorologist Mike Reader.More >>
  • WLOX New This Week: Highway 90

    WLOX New This Week: Highway 90

    If you drive along Highway 90 you see for sale signs on empty lots... There are a number of them in all of our coastal cities that line the highway. One of the people on the front lines of trying to move those properties is Earline Sawyer with Sawyer real estate. She joins us to talk about the challenges realtors have trying to sell these Katrina lots near water.More >>
    If you drive along Highway 90 you see for sale signs on empty lots... There are a number of them in all of our coastal cities that line the highway. One of the people on the front lines of trying to move those properties is Earline Sawyer with Sawyer real estate. She joins us to talk about the challenges realtors have trying to sell these Katrina lots near water.More >>
  • WLOX News This Week: Mississippi Insurance

    WLOX News This Week: Mississippi Insurance

    We begin with one of the biggest issues still lingering-- insurance, its availability and cost. Many people believe that is what is hindering rebuilding near our waters. Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney joins us by Skype.More >>
    We begin with one of the biggest issues still lingering-- insurance, its availability and cost. Many people believe that is what is hindering rebuilding near our waters. Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney joins us by Skype.More >>
  • US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

    US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:21:26 GMT
    A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.More >>
    A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion...More >>
  • 49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

    49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:50:49 GMT
    Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49ers Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.More >>
    San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.More >>
  • Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

    Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:00:40 GMT
    An Islamist-allied militia group says it has "secured" a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya's capital, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting.More >>
    An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the...More >>
  • Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

    Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:51:03 GMT
    A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.More >>
    A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.More >>
  • Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

    Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:20:48 GMT
    Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44...More >>
    Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said Sunday. Al-Qaida-linked insurgents still hold...More >>
  • Aftershocks follow 5.1 Alaska earthquake

    Aftershocks follow 5.1 Alaska earthquake

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:10:14 GMT
    The Alaska Earthquake Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.More >>
    Aftershocks continue to rattle interior Alaska after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake Saturday night.More >>
  • Official: 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver

    Official: 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:00:35 GMT
    A spokesman for the National Transportation Board says all five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died.More >>
    A spokesman for the National Transportation Board says all five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died.More >>
  • Family speaks out on butt injection verdict

    Family speaks out on butt injection verdict

    Sunday, August 31 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-08-31 23:40:34 GMT
    The infamous butt injection trial ends in Mississippi but the saga continues in neighboring Alabama. The jury found Tracy Lynn Garner guilty of depraved heart murder Friday. Sentencing is scheduled TuesdayMore >>
    The infamous butt injection trial ends in Mississippi, but the saga continues in neighboring Alabama.More >>
  • Marion Co. officer fatally wounds man

    Marion Co. officer fatally wounds man

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:45:49 GMT
    A man is dead in Marion County after an officer involved shooting. The Marion County Sheriff's office received a call about domestic violence at 91 Hattie Lane around 7:00 p.m. Saturday night. The firstMore >>
    A man was fatally shot by a Marion County Officer after a domestic violence call.More >>
  • Artwalk in Ocean Springs draws 5,000 to 6,000

    Artwalk in Ocean Springs draws 5,000 to 6,000

    Sunday, August 31 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:44:29 GMT
    Despite the occasional shower that sent artisans and visitors scurrying for cover, organizers of the Ocean Springs Artwalk are happy with the turnout, estimated between 5,000 and 6,000.More >>
    Despite the occasional shower that sent artisans and visitors scurrying for cover, organizers of the Ocean Springs Artwalk are happy with the turnout, estimated between 5,000 and 6,000.More >>
  • Mom mum, but Facebook on fire over injured kindergartner

    Mom mum, but Facebook on fire over injured kindergartner

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
    Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
    Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
  • Check your fridge: Kraft American cheese recall

    Check your fridge: Kraft American cheese recall

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-08-31 14:54:42 GMT
    Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular its single-slice American cheese.More >>
    Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular its single-slice American cheese.More >>
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  • Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:02:50 GMT
    North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a...More >>
    North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking...More >>
  • Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

    Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:40:53 GMT
    Europe's recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do.More >>
    Europe's economic recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do.More >>
  • Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho

    Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:51:10 GMT
    The king of Lesotho must fill a power vacuum after the military's actions over the weekend caused the prime minister of the mountainous African country to flee.More >>
    Southern Africa's regional body said Monday it will send an envoy and an observer team to Lesotho to help restore stability and security in the mountainous kingdom where military actions over the weekend caused the...More >>

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