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  • YMCA leaders won't let fire be a setback

    YMCA leaders won't let fire be a setback

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:33:08 GMT
    YMCA leaders in Ocean Springs are not letting a fire stop them from moving forward. The Blossman YMCA senior center burned down last Wednesday.More >>
    YMCA leaders in Ocean Springs are not letting a fire stop them from moving forward. The Blossman YMCA senior center burned down last Wednesday. It was a highly utilized building on the campus, especially during this time of expansion.More >>
  • New museum honors Biloxi's seafood heritage with Hall of Fame

    New museum honors Biloxi's seafood heritage with Hall of Fame

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:10:16 GMT
    This weekend a new building loaded with 300 years worth of Biloxi's rich seafood and maritime history will open. The new facility replaces the old museum wiped out by Hurricane Katrina.More >>
    This weekend a new building loaded with 300 years worth of Biloxi's rich seafood and maritime history will open. Historical stories will be heard and seen in the form of re-enactments, artifacts and old pictures. The new facility replaces the old museum wiped out by Hurricane Katrina.More >>
  • Former babysitter charged with rape of young boy

    Former babysitter charged with rape of young boy

    A Terrebone Parish woman has been arrested, accused of raping a young boy she used to babysit. Officers say that 23-year-old Denise Lapeyrouse, of Dulac, was arrested on aggravated rape charges. InvestigatorsMore >>
    A Terrebonne Parish woman has been arrested, accused of raping a young boy she used to babysit.More >>
  • You saw his photo, and like that, police nab an alleged burglar

    You saw his photo, and like that, police nab an alleged burglar

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:53:07 GMT
    A surveillance picture shown on WLOX News and WLOX.com Monday night, and surveillance video posted on Facebook by a car burglary victim helped D'Iberville Police find an alleged burglar.More >>
    A surveillance picture shown on WLOX News and WLOX.com Monday night, and surveillance video posted on Facebook by a car burglary victim helped D'Iberville Police find an alleged burglar. A day after airing that photo, and reading Facebook posts, police realized their suspect was in Jackson County. With the help of Jackson County deputies, they arrested John Edward Dennis on a charge of burglary of an automobile.
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  • Fight leads to gunshots and mayhem in Stone County

    Fight leads to gunshots and mayhem in Stone County

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:53:06 GMT
    Stone County Deputy Chief Phyllis Olds described a Saturday night fight this way, "It's by the grace of God that nobody was killed." That fight reportedly started at an outdoor block party.More >>
    Stone County Deputy Chief Phyllis Olds described a Saturday night fight this way, "It's by the grace of God that nobody was killed." That fight reportedly started at an outdoor block party. Deputies said it escalated into a gun battle near the Cadillac Club on Thelma Andrews Road.More >>
  • South MS military families shop for free school supplies

    South MS military families shop for free school supplies

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:53:05 GMT
    Tuesday, Operation Homefront treated hundreds of South Mississippi children to a free school supplies shopping spree.More >>
    A Texas-based organization wants to ease one burden for military families as they prepare to send their children to school next week. On Tuesday, Operation Homefront treated hundreds of South Mississippi children to a free school supplies shopping spree.More >>
  • Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:49:18 GMT
    Officials tell The Associated Press that a nonpartisan investigative report concludes that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer problems that paralyzed the HealthCare.gov...More >>
    Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in testimony released Wednesday.More >>
  • Clashes prevent experts from reaching bodies

    Clashes prevent experts from reaching bodies

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:38:21 GMT
    Officials in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine say 19 people have died in fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists.More >>
    Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky, the remains of some passengers are feared rotting in the 90-degree (32-degree Celsius) midsummer heat, deepening the frustration of relatives...More >>
  • Israeli strikes hit UN school, Gaza shopping area

    Israeli strikes hit UN school, Gaza shopping area

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:38:11 GMT
    A Palestinian health official says 13 people were killed after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks.More >>
    Israeli strikes hit a crowded shopping area in Gaza City, hours after tank shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with war refugees Wednesday in the deadliest of a series of air and artillery attacks that...More >>
  • GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

    GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:27:36 GMT
    Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.More >>
    Republicans began muscling legislation through the House on Wednesday authorizing an election-year lawsuit asserting President Barack Obama has violated the Constitution by exceeding his executive powers.More >>
  • Sanctions will damage Russia if not lifted quickly

    Sanctions will damage Russia if not lifted quickly

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:27:18 GMT
    Russia's central bank is promising to support financial institutions hit by U.S. sanctions as stocks took a tumble on opening in Moscow.More >>
    U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for...More >>
  • Your Week in Music: Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett to release stylish jazz album

    Your Week in Music: Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett to release stylish jazz album

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:57:43 GMT

    Lady Gaga trades in trendy for classic, a look at the highest paid country stars and one newcomer goes from Vine to viral practically overnight in Your Week in Music. 

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    Lady Gaga trades in trendy for classic, a look at the highest paid country stars and one newcomer goes from Vine to viral practically overnight in Your Week in Music. 

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  • Carrie's 24/7 Wednesday afternoon forecast

    Carrie's 24/7 Wednesday afternoon forecast

    Expect a pretty warm and dry day in South Mississippi today with another mild night tonight as surface high pressure over the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys dominates our weather with a very stable atmosphere through tonight. Afternoon high temps will be a couple of degrees below normal in the upper 80s, overnight low will be around 5 degrees below normal in the 60s for the next couple of days. More >>
    Expect a pretty warm and dry day in South Mississippi today with another mild night tonight as surface high pressure over the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys dominates our weather with a very stable atmosphere through tonight. Afternoon high temps will be a couple of degrees below normal in the upper 80s, overnight low will be around 5 degrees below normal in the 60s for the next couple of days. More >>
  • Byram police searching for Cookie Monster

    Byram police searching for Cookie Monster

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:38:00 GMT
    The Byram Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect that burglarized the kitchen area of the Holiday Inn Express in Byram. At about 5 pm on Monday, surveillance video showsMore >>
    At about 5 pm on Monday, surveillance video shows an unidentified black male exiting a side door of the hotel with a garbage can and plastic bag believed to be filled with stolen miscellaneous food items.More >>
  • Drew Brees shows off incredible accuracy by 'skeet shooting'

    Drew Brees shows off incredible accuracy by 'skeet shooting'

    How good is Drew Brees? This good. A Vine post of Drew Brees ‘skeet shooting' is possibly the most impressive thing to come out of Saints Training Camp yet. Brees shows off his incredible accuracy byMore >>
    How good is Drew Brees? This good.More >>
  • Diabetic girl reunited with service dog who was essentially stolen

    Diabetic girl reunited with service dog who was essentially stolen

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:48:08 GMT
    An 11-year old diabetic girl and her service dog 'Major' are back together again after Major was essentially stolen.More >>
    An 11-year old diabetic girl and her service dog Major are back together again after Major was essentially stolen.More >>
  • "Invisible Black Dog Syndrome" hurts adoption chances

    "Invisible Black Dog Syndrome" hurts adoption chances

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:45 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:45:17 GMT
    It's not a disease and it's not contagious, but "Invisible Black Dog Syndrome" is a sad, real condition affecting local animal shelters.  The term refers to the propensity of would-be-adopters walkingMore >>
    It's not a disease and it's not contagious, but "Invisible Black Dog Syndrome" is a sad, real condition affecting animal shelters.
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  • Smaller Walmarts popping up on the coast

    Smaller Walmarts popping up on the coast

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:53:08 GMT
    Walmart's new approach for making shopping more convenient is about to make its South Mississippi debut. This Fall, Walmart will open two new stores called neighborhood markets.More >>
    Walmart's new approach for making shopping more convenient is about to make its South Mississippi debut. This fall, Walmart will open two new stores called neighborhood markets. This is a dramatic change for a company who for many years was known for its massive supercenters.More >>
  • Two teens charged with Gulfport man's murder

    Two teens charged with Gulfport man's murder

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:52 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:52:04 GMT
    Two Gulfport teens are charged with murder after police say they shot Lamont Hayes in his home last week and left him to die.More >>
    Two Gulfport teens are charged with murder after police say they shot Lamont Hayes in his home last week and left him to die. Monday night, investigators tracked down Jalen Shaquille Williams, 19, and arrested him at his home. Rashad Rejohn Johnson, 17, was arrested Monday at the Harrison County Juvenile Detention Facility, where he was being held on an unrelated charge.More >>
  • 10 things to know for Wednesday

    10 things to know for Wednesday

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:13 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:13:07 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:More >>
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:More >>
  • Dozens of weapons stolen from firearms dealer

    Dozens of firearms stolen from Central Mississippi Firearms

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:40 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:40:16 GMT
    On Monday night, Central Mississippi Firearms, located on Highway 35 north, was burglarized. The owner of the business says that dozens of firearms were stolen valued at more than $10,000.  AccordingMore >>
    Dozens of stolen weapons taken from a Kosciusko firearms dealer are now in the hands of criminals. The suspects got away with more than $10,000.00 in firearms.More >>
  • Small cars fare poorly in crash tests

    Small cars fare poorly in crash tests

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:16:01 GMT
    The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.More >>
    The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.More >>
  • Steamy love letters from Warren G. Harding to mistress released by Library of Congress

    Steamy love letters from Warren G. Harding to mistress released by Library of Congress

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:33:10 GMT
    After 50 years under lock and key, the steamy love letters of President Warren G. Harding and his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips, were released on Tuesday. More >>
    After 50 years under lock and key, the steamy love letters of President Warren G. Harding and his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips, were released on Tuesday. More >>
  • MS will appeal decision striking down abortion law

    MS will appeal decision striking down abortion law

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:18:24 GMT
    The state of MS will seek a  hearing before the full 5th Circuit Court of Appeals following a decision by a three-judge panel, declaring a law unconstitutional that would require physicians at the state'sMore >>
    The state of MS will seek a  hearing before the full 5th Circuit Court of Appeals following a decision by a three-judge panel, declaring a law unconstitutional that would require physicians at the state's only abortion clinic to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital.More >>
  • China reports deadly attack in northwest

    China reports deadly attack in northwest

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:36:55 GMT
    A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic militants.More >>
    A mob armed with knives and axes rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed Islamic...More >>
  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:14:50 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...More >>
    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...More >>
  • 10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:12:50 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:More >>
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:More >>
  • Two more Singing River Health System clinics set to close

    Two more Singing River Health System clinics set to close

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:10 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:10:42 GMT
    Singing River Health System has announced the closure of two more primary care clinics as part of a realignment program. The Gautier and D'Iberville facilities will close August 29.
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    We will rebound. That's Singing River Health System CEO Kevin Holland's response to the announcement that two clinics are closing in South Mississippi. Those facilities are in Gautier and D'Iberville. Holland said it's also unfortunate that several people will lose their jobs because of the closings.More >>
  • Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

    Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:46:55 GMT
    The Senate is scheduled to take up legislation Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to states, with just three days left before the government plans to start slowing down payments.More >>
    The Senate voted Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to the states into December but only after rejecting the House's reliance on what lawmakers called a funding "gimmick" and moving to force a post-election...More >>
  • Human Rights Campaign releases survey, names new state director

    Human Rights Campaign releases survey, names new state director

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:31:05 GMT
    The Human Rights Campaign's Project One held a press conference at the Mississippi State Capitol on Tuesday. The group completed an extensive survey earlier this year about Mississippi's LGBT community.More >>
    The group completed an extensive survey earlier this year about Mississippi's LGBT community. About 50% of those of that group say that are natives of Mississippi.More >>
  • Chris Christie is coming to Biloxi

    Chris Christie is coming to Biloxi

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:53:57 GMT
    Chris Christie is coming to Biloxi. The New Jersey governor was considered by many to be a front runner for the GOP's presidential nomination in 2016. And then, a bridge fiasco in his home state seemedMore >>
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be in Biloxi August 13 to campaign for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant.  His trip through Mississippi and Alabama is part of another jam-packed month of travel boosting Republican candidates. Christie is planning visits to more than half a dozen states in August.More >>
  • Training the key to first responder success

    Training the key to first responder success

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:15:15 GMT
    They go into situations most of us run away from. First responders are always on the front lines, risking their own lives to save others. Moss Point fire chief Tommy Posey knows the key to successMore >>
    Whether it's a fire, explosion, or search and rescue mission, the first responders are on the front lines of any tragic accident.  The latest example, the fatal blast at Omega Protein in Moss Point Monday morning. As Doug Walker reports, being prepared to handle dangerous situations takes a lot of hard work and a special dedication.More >>
  • Coroner: Omega Protein victim died from head trauma

    Coroner: Omega Protein victim died from head trauma

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:34:16 GMT
    Jerry Lee Taylor II, the man killed in Monday's explosion at Omega Protein, died from a head trauma injury, according to Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus.More >>
    Jerry Lee Taylor II, the man killed in Monday's explosion at Omega Protein, died from a head trauma injury, according to Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus. Meanwhile, OSHA investigators are on the scene, and the plant is expected to remain closed this week.More >>
  • Keesler's 815th won't be inactivated just yet

    Keesler's 815th won't be inactivated just yet

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:18:19 GMT
    The Air Force will keep the 815th Airlift Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base for the forseeable future. What community leaders are waiting to hear is whether the decision to delay plans to inactivateMore >>
    The Air Force will keep the 815th Airlift Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base for the forseeable future.  What community leaders are waiting to hear is whether the decision to delay plans to inactivate the 815th could lead to C-130 aircraft remaining at Keesler Air Force Base.  The Air Force Reserve just announced it's putting off plans to inactivate the 815th.More >>
  • Check out what was roaming through Gautier

    Check out what was roaming through Gautier

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:19:48 GMT
    Gautier proudly boasts it's the home of the Gators. That's the high school mascot. On Tuesday, home of the Gators had a more realistic meaning. The pictures attached to this story are of a gator foundMore >>
    A gator found near an apartment complex in Gautier.  According to city officials, the four foot reptile was getting a little too friendly.  Apartment tenants complained.  The gator was captured, and moved to the Pascagoula River.More >>
  • Law that would close Jackson abortion clinic found unconstitutional

    Law that would close Jackson abortion clinic found unconstitutional

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:10:06 GMT
    A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional. The three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issuedMore >>
    Attorneys for Mississippi argued that if the clinic closed, women could get abortions in other states.
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  • Waveland mayor is ready to retire

    Waveland mayor is ready to retire

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:57:50 GMT
    Waveland Mayor David Garcia's name will not appear on ballots this fall. "I've made the decision to retire at the conclusion of my term as Mayor of Waveland," Garcia wrote Tuesday in a letter to the citizensMore >>
    Waveland Mayor David Garcia's name will not appear on ballots this fall.  "I've made the decision to retire at the conclusion of my term as Mayor of Waveland," Garcia wrote Tuesday in a letter to the citizens of his city.More >>
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  • Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

    Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:27:20 GMT
    A Libyan security official says assailants abducted a lawmaker and former prime minister from his home in the capital, Tripoli, but released him hours later.More >>
    Up to 6,000 people a day have fled Libya into neighboring Tunisia this week, the Tunisian foreign minister said Wednesday, the biggest influx since Libya's 2011 civil war in a sign of the spiraling turmoil as rival...More >>
  • AP ANALYSIS: Amid war, endgames in Gaza emerge

    AP ANALYSIS: Amid war, endgames in Gaza emerge

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:16:46 GMT
    The savage fighting between Israel and Hamas is escalating in Gaza, cease-fire efforts take on elements of farce, and bravado rules the public discourse. But even through the fog of war, a few endgame scenarios can...More >>
    The savage fighting between Israel and Hamas is escalating in Gaza, cease-fire efforts take on elements of farce, and bravado rules the public discourse. But even through the fog of war, a few endgame scenarios can...More >>
  • Turkish women protest deputy PMs no laughter quip

    Turkish women protest deputy PMs no laughter quip

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:06:29 GMT
    Women in Turkey have taken to social media to protest against comments by the country's deputy prime minister that "women should not laugh aloud in public."More >>
    Women in Turkey have taken to social media to protest against comments by the country's deputy prime minister that "women should not laugh aloud in public."More >>

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