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  • I-10 traffic moving slow for overnight construction

    I-10 traffic moving slow for overnight construction

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-09-16 04:01:52 GMT
    Mississippi Department of Transportation crews will be working through the night both Monday and Tuesday to put large girders to install bridge beams on the new D'iberville boulevard bridge. As nightMore >>
    Mississippi Department of Transportation crews will be working through the night both Monday and Tuesday to put large girders to install bridge beams on the new D'Iberville Boulevard bridge.More >>
  • Suspects in high speed chase captured

    Suspects in high speed chase captured

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:42:04 GMT
    Two suspects involved in a high speed chase were captured Monday afternoon, just south of Jim Byrd on Highway 49.More >>
    Two suspects involved in a high speed chase were captured Monday afternoon, just south of Jim Byrd on Highway 49. Biloxi Police say it all started when officers were working with the U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force to find Dustin Lee Rivers, 28, who had an outstanding warrant for Burglary in Jackson County.More >>
  • Power surge causes brief evacuation at Treasure Bay

    Power surge causes brief evacuation at Treasure Bay

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:56:44 GMT
    The Treasure Bay Casino was briefly evacuated Monday evening, after an apparent power surge. Biloxi Police were not called by the casino, but when authorities called to check on the evacuation, theyMore >>
    The Treasure Bay Casino was briefly evacuated Monday evening, after a power surge shut down some electronic systems.More >>
  • Ocean Springs mom warning parents about app

    Ocean Springs mom warning parents about app

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:04 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:04:12 GMT
    An Ocean Springs mom is sending a warning to South Mississippi parents. Katrina Johnson wants every parent to be aware of an app that she says is being used by many students to spread hate.More >>
    An Ocean Springs mom is sending a warning to South Mississippi parents. Katrina Johnson wants every parent to be aware of an app that she says is being used by many students to spread hate. Johnson discovered the posts last week, and she says what she read would make parents cringe.More >>
  • Breaking

    Margaritaville Biloxi closing 4 days ahead of self-imposed deadline

    Margaritaville Biloxi closing 4 days ahead of self-imposed deadline

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:31:40 GMT
    Margaritaville Casino in Biloxi is closing tonight at 10 p.m. WLOX News has learned that the Mississippi Gaming Commission will be on site to oversee the closing.More >>
    Margaritaville Casino in Biloxi is closing tonight at 10 p.m. WLOX News has learned that the Mississippi Gaming Commission will be on site to oversee the closing. Originally, Margaritaville had a self-imposed closing deadline of September 19.More >>
  • US Coast Guard prepares to set sail with new Ingalls built ship

    US Coast Guard prepares to set sail with new Ingalls built ship

    Monday, September 15 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-15 23:42:07 GMT
    The latest ship built at Ingalls Shipyard will soon begin fulfilling its mission to protect our nation's borders. A ceremony was held Monday to mark delivery of the National Security Cutter Hamilton to the US Coast Guard.More >>
    The latest ship built at Ingalls Shipyard will soon begin fulfilling its mission to protect our nation's borders. A ceremony was held in Pascagoula Monday to mark the delivery of the National Security Cutter Hamilton to the U.S. Coast Guard.More >>
  • Guns recovered following Big Point home invasion

    Guns recovered following Big Point home invasion

    Monday, September 15 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-09-15 23:21:18 GMT
    A Hurley man is behind bars for what police say was his part in a home invasion and burglary in Big Point Sunday night. Christopher Kimsey, 18, is charged with Burglary.More >>
    A Hurley man is behind bars for what police say was his part in a home invasion and burglary in Big Point Sunday night. Christopher Kimsey, 18, is charged with Burglary.More >>
  • Grand jury indicts former teacher on molestation charges

    Grand jury indicts former teacher on molestation charges

    Monday, September 15 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-09-15 20:29:32 GMT
    A grand jury has indicted veteran South Mississippi teacher William Richard Pryor for allegedly molesting students. Pryor was in federal court Monday morning for an initial appearance.More >>
    A grand jury has indicted veteran South Mississippi teacher William Richard Pryor for allegedly molesting students. Pryor was in federal court Monday morning for an initial appearance where a judge detailed the four count federal indictment against Pryor.More >>
  • Congress scrutinizes Obama military strategy

    Congress scrutinizes Obama military strategy

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:28 AM EDT2014-09-16 07:28:49 GMT
    President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism after more...More >>
    President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism rooted in more than a...More >>
  • Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops

    Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:41 AM EDT2014-09-16 06:41:26 GMT
    A police official in Kabul says that a suicide car bomber has targeted a foreign convoy just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the U.S. Embassy.More >>
    A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said.More >>
  • CoverGirl's NFL sponsorship ad used as anti-domestic violence message

    CoverGirl's NFL sponsorship ad used as anti-domestic violence message

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:29 AM EDT2014-09-16 05:29:37 GMT
    (RNN) – A sponsorship between cosmetic giant CoverGirl and the NFL is being tested during the league's nightmarish week of bad publicity in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident.CoverGirl, whose sponsorship tagline is the “official beauty sponsor of the NFL,” launched a campaign that targets beauty looks for all 32 NFL franchises. The campaign has been promoted with the tagline “get your #game face on.”On Sept. 11, Adele Stan, senior digital editor for The American Prospect, mad...More >>
    (RNN) – A sponsorship between cosmetic giant CoverGirl and the NFL is being tested during the league's nightmarish week of bad publicity in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident.CoverGirl, whose sponsorship tagline is the “official beauty sponsor of the NFL,” launched a campaign that targets beauty looks for all 32 NFL franchises. The campaign has been promoted with the tagline “get your #game face on.”On Sept. 11, Adele Stan, senior digital editor for The American Prospect, mad...More >>
  • Mother, step-father of missing Canton children charged with kidnapping

    Mother, step-father of missing Canton children charged with kidnapping

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:02 AM EDT2014-09-16 05:02:11 GMT
    The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is issuing an Endangered/Missing Children Alert for four children. They are identified as: Five-year-old Jackelyn Belinda Gomez-Coronada, she is described as a HispanicMore >>
    Their step-father and mother, 24-year-old Fernando Coria-Pelay and 28-year-old Sonia Elisabeth Coronado, have been charged with kidnapping.

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  • US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:15 AM EDT2014-09-16 04:15:42 GMT
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to...More >>
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local...More >>
  • New questions over abortion coverage in health law

    New questions over abortion coverage in health law

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:18:08 GMT
    A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010.More >>
    A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010.More >>
  • First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight

    First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:31:45 GMT
    U.S. officials say the United States took the first step in the planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants Monday, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces south of Baghdad who were being attacked by...More >>
    U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy...More >>
  • Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

    Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:31:38 GMT
    Reconnaissance planes at the ready, France called together diplomats to come up with a coherent global strategy Monday to combat extremists from the Islamic State group, minus the two countries who share most of...More >>
    As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the crisis, despite Washington's earlier...More >>
  • Jackson County CASA kicks off blanket drive

    Jackson County CASA kicks off blanket drive

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:08:45 GMT
    The Jackson County Court Appointed Special Advocates kicked off its annual blanket drive Monday. Officials dropped off the collection bins today so people could begin donating new or newly-made blankets.More >>
    The Jackson County Court Appointed Special Advocates kicked off its annual blanket drive Monday.More >>
  • Doctor discusses blurred line between discipline and abuse

    Doctor discusses where blurred line between discipline and abuse

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:45:12 GMT
    For many people, there's a thin blurred line between discipline and child abuse. Adrian Peterson's case has put the question in the spotlight. Pediatrician Dr. Scott Benton has a forensics specialty.More >>
    For many people, there's a thin blurred line between discipline and child abuse. Adrian Peterson's case has put the question in the spotlight. Pediatrician Dr. Scott Benton has a forensics specialty.More >>
  • Biloxi fire chief worries additional employees won't be enough for cuts

    Biloxi fire chief worries additional employees won't be enough for cuts

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:30:14 GMT
    Biloxi's new proposed budget allows for the fire department to hire three new firefighters and the police department to hire ten new officers. But the departments are still taking a hit.More >>
    Tuesday, the Biloxi City Council is expected to try to override the mayor's veto on the budget. The mayor wants to put money allocated for a loan that he said has been paid off to the city's rainy day fund. City leaders said the rest of the budget has been agreed upon by the mayor and the city council, which means the city's fire and police department will be allowed to hire new employees.More >>
  • Have you seen this missing teen?

    Have you seen this missing teen?

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:17:22 GMT
    Investigators need your help finding a 14-year-old girl who has been missing since August 30. Kristina Rose Knight has been seen in the Gulfport area, but investigators are running out of leads.More >>
    Investigators need your help finding a 14-year-old girl who has been missing since August 30. Kristina Rose Knight has been seen in the Gulfport area riding in the following vehicles: a silver PT Cruiser, a Silver Ford Windstar Minivan, and a Maroon Chevy Suburban. She's described as 5'3" and 135 pounds.More >>
  • Mike's Monday 24/7 forecast

    Mike's Monday 24/7 forecast

    A mid to upper ridge will shift south in response to a developing trough over the East Coast. 
    A decaying frontal boundary, resting along the Gulf Coast should evolve into a surface trough and linger. 
    This will support scattered to likely showers and thunderstorms through Tuesday night. 

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    A mid to upper ridge will shift south in response to a developing trough over the East Coast. 
    A decaying frontal boundary, resting along the Gulf Coast should evolve into a surface trough and linger. 
    This will support scattered to likely showers and thunderstorms through Tuesday night. 

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  • Ocean Springs hosting regional Main Street conference

    Ocean Springs hosting regional Main Street conference

    Monday, September 15 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-09-15 23:29:06 GMT
    Some 300 visitors are in Ocean Springs, attending a three day conference about downtown development. Ocean Springs is hosting because of its successful downtown and award winning Main Street program.More >>
    Some 300 visitors are in Ocean Springs, attending a three day conference about downtown development. The event is called Destination Downtown. It's sponsored by the Mississippi Main Street program. Ocean Springs is hosting because of its successful downtown and award winning Main Street program.More >>
  • Mother of slain children was referred to Sistercare by local DSS

    Mother of slain children was referred to Sistercare by local DSS

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:55:42 GMT
    Amber Jones, the mother of five slain Lexington County children, was referred to Sistercare three times by the Department of Social Services."They refer to our shelter if there's some imminent danger levelMore >>
    Amber Jones was referred to Sistercare three times by the Department of Social Services before the disappearance of her children.More >>
  • Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

    Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:31:28 GMT
    The Minnesota Vikings are reinstating Adrian Peterson this week after he was charged with child abuse and say he will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.More >>
    The Minnesota Vikings have seen the details. They have seen photos of the injuries that Adrian Peterson's 4-year-old son suffered at the hands of the star running back. They have a history of punishing players who have...More >>
  • Pascagoula Bridge lane closures set for Wednesday, Thursday

    Pascagoula Bridge lane closures set for Wednesday, Thursday

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:25:28 GMT
    If you drive the long bridge across the Pascagoula River, be prepared for delays this week. MDOT will close one lane in each direction along I-10 so workers can install lights underneath the bridge.More >>
    If you drive the long bridge across the Pascagoula River, be prepared for delays this week. The Mississippi Department of Transportation will close one lane in each direction along I-10 so workers can install navigational lights underneath the bridge.More >>
  • Man charged with abuse of corpse, murder after human remains found

    Man charged with abuse of corpse, murder after human remains found

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:22:40 GMT
    After a gruesome discovery of human remains in a Mid-South backyard, investigators are working to determine the identity.More >>
    After a gruesome discovery of human remains in a Mid-South backyard, investigators are working to determine the identity of the victim.More >>
  • 'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach

    'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach

    Monday, September 15 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-09-15 20:41:39 GMT
    Microsoft will acquire the maker of the popular game Minecraft for $2.5 billion.More >>
    Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company.More >>
  • Gulf Islands means big bucks for the coast

    Gulf Islands means big bucks for the coast

    Monday, September 15 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-09-15 20:33:25 GMT
    Daniel Martin from New Jersey is packing up after a six day stay at the Davis Bayou campground. He estimates he spent about $300 dollars during his time here. "Well, I hit the thrift stores, I hit theMore >>
    When it comes to the strength of the coast's economy, how big is the role of the National Park Service? Very big. Park Service officials say Gulf Island National Seashore in Mississippi has an economic impact of $39 million a year, with more than 500 jobs created in the area.  Almost a million people visited last year. Doug Walker talked with park visitors, who are not shy about spending some money during their visit.More >>
  • Final autopsy results on slain children expected in four weeks

    Final autopsy results on slain children expected in four weeks

    Monday, September 15 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-09-15 19:47:31 GMT
    The final autopsy results in the case of the five Lexington County children who were allegedly slain by their father are expected in about four weeks, according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department.More >>
    The final autopsy results in the case of the five Lexington County children who were allegedly slain by their father are expected in about four weeks, according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department.More >>
  • Detour coming, road officials to close Indian Lane

    Detour coming, road officials to close Indian Lane

    Monday, September 15 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-09-15 19:14:16 GMT
    The Jackson County Road Department will be closing Indian Lane in Vancleave to replace a bridge. Indian Lane will be closed September 22nd through October 30th. Road officials said that's so they canMore >>
    The Jackson County Road Department will be closing Indian Lane in Vancleave to replace a bridge. Indian Lane will be closed September 22nd through October 30th. More >>
  • Failed drug test means bond revoked for pill mill suspect

    Failed drug test means bond revoked for pill mill suspect

    Monday, September 15 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-09-15 19:12:22 GMT
    One of the men accused in an illegal pill mill ring is back in jail after failing a drug test and admitting to authorities he recently used drugs. Monday, a federal judge revoked Joshua Locke's bond.More >>
    One of the men accused in an illegal pill mill ring is back in jail after failing a drug test and admitting to authorities he recently used drugs. Monday, a federal judge revoked Joshua Locke's bond.More >>
  • GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation

    GM expert says 19 deaths eligible for compensation

    Monday, September 15 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-09-15 18:26:58 GMT
    General Motors' compensation expert in cases involving faulty ignition switches has determined that 19 wrongful death claims are eligible for payments from the company.More >>
    The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company. The number is likely to go higher.More >>
  • Australia: Pet goldfish has brain surgery

    Australia: Pet goldfish has brain surgery

    Monday, September 15 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-09-15 18:22:59 GMT

    A pet goldfish is off-the-hook and alive after a micro-surgery removes a tumor from his brain.

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    A pet goldfish is off-the-hook and alive after a micro-surgery removes a tumor from his brain.

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  • Yes, Coca-Cola is actually bringing Surge back

    Yes, Coca-Cola is actually bringing Surge back

    Monday, September 15 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-09-15 18:13:40 GMT
    SURGE, the sugar and caffeine-packed soda originally made made by Coca-Cola is back.More >>
    SURGE, the sugar and caffeine-packed soda originally made made by Coca-Cola is back.More >>
  • Strange lights lead deputies to possible meth makers

    Strange lights lead deputies to possible meth makers

    Monday, September 15 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-09-15 17:14:22 GMT
    Some odd lights at a home on Sumrall Lane led George County deputies to a wanted man, a felon with a firearm, and a bag of what officials believe is meth.More >>
    Some odd lights at a home on Sumrall Lane led George County deputies to a wanted man, a felon with a firearm, and a bag of what officials believe is meth.More >>
  • Report: Mark Ingram out with hand injury

    Report: Mark Ingram out with hand injury

    Saints running back Mark Ingram is expected to miss about a month due to a hand injury, according to multiple sources. Ingram suffered the injury Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. Ingram had a productiveMore >>
    Saints running back Mark Ingram is expected to miss about a month due to a hand injury, according to multiple sources.More >>
  • Caught on camera: Man attacked by rabid bat

    Caught on camera: Man attacked by rabid bat

    Monday, September 15 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-09-15 17:00:00 GMT
    A group of friends were camping when one of them was attacked by a bat. Darrick Skou was bitten by the bat but was able to get it off of him. His friends ended up shooting the bat and took it in forMore >>
    A group of friends were camping when one of them was attacked by a bat.More >>
  • Boaters prepare for the rest of hurricane season

    Boaters prepare for the rest of hurricane season

    Monday, September 15 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-09-15 16:08:00 GMT
    So far, this hurricane season has only produced a handful of storms. Fortunately, none of them has made landfall on the Gulf Coast. Boaters are ready, regardless.More >>
    So far, this hurricane season has only produced a handful of storms. Fortunately, none of them has made landfall on the Gulf Coast. But, if one did, boaters would need to be prepared to handle the worst-case scenario.More >>
  • Another case of mosquito-borne illness diagnosed in Mississippi

    Another case of mosquito-borne illness diagnosed in Mississippi

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-09-15 15:39:09 GMT
    There are now 25 cases of the West Nile Virus in Mississippi. That's according to the Mississippi State Health Department. The latest confirmed case was in Hinds County. Since the beginning of the year,More >>
    There are now 25 cases of the West Nile Virus in Mississippi. That's according to the Mississippi State Health Department. The latest confirmed case was in Hinds County. More >>
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  • Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt

    Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:22 AM EDT2014-09-16 07:22:07 GMT
    Egypt's Interior Ministry says a roadside bomb has killed five police conscripts and an officer and injured two others near the border town of Rafah in the restive Sinai Peninsula.More >>
    Egypt's Interior Ministry says a roadside bomb has killed five police conscripts and an officer and injured two others near the border town of Rafah in the restive Sinai Peninsula.More >>
  • Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops

    Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:41 AM EDT2014-09-16 06:41:26 GMT
    A police official in Kabul says that a suicide car bomber has targeted a foreign convoy just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the U.S. Embassy.More >>
    A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said.More >>
  • Pakistan warplanes kill 20 militants in northwest

    Pakistan warplanes kill 20 militants in northwest

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:32 AM EDT2014-09-16 06:32:02 GMT
    Pakistan's military says its warplanes have targeted three militant hideouts in a Taliban stronghold near the Afghan border, killing at least 20 insurgents.More >>
    Pakistan's military says its warplanes have targeted three militant hideouts in a Taliban stronghold near the Afghan border, killing at least 20 insurgents.More >>

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