WATCH LIVE: South Mississippi’s “Top Ten” compete for Gulf Coast Idol title, silver ticket to American Idol

Tonight’s the night we learn which talented Mississippi Gulf Coast resident will head into this season’s American Idol competition with a silver ticket to the front of the audition line.

  Grandmother charged after toddler stabbed, baked in oven

One person is in custody after a baby was stabbed, placed in an oven and baked, according to the Bolivar County sheriff.

Ocean Springs first responders enjoy home-cooked lunch

Tuesday afternoon first responders, law enforcement officers and city workers in Ocean Springs were treated to an appreciation luncheon at a local church.

More volunteers headed to Florida to help Hurricane Michael victims

The outpouring of support from South Mississippians continues in the wake of Hurricane Michael.

Harrison County School District responds after Biloxi, Gulfport City Councils discuss school bond issue

The Harrison County School District (HCSD) pushed out a response saying they wanted to “clarify misleading issues raised in certain recent press reports and by reported statements by officials of the cities of Gulfport and Biloxi”.

Jackson County attorney dies after being taken off of life support

WLOX News Now just confirmed well-known Jackson County attorney Earl Denham has died after being taken off of life support around 1:45 p.m.

Waveland lifts boil water advisory

The water in Waveland is once again safe to drink. That’s the word from city officials as of Tuesday at noon.

Gulfport man convicted of killing one man, paralyzing another

A jury deliberated for two hours last week before finding a Gulfport man guilty of shooting two men, killing one and leaving the other paralyzed from the waist down.

JPS superintendent appeals decision to suspend Forest Hill band

According to social media reports, the band director Demetri Jones was fired from his position.

Sheriff: Gulfport man confesses to abusing two-month-old baby

A two-month-old baby is in critical condition and his father is in jail on felony child abuse charges.

One Coast prepares to send help to victims of Hurricane Michael

Cities in Harrison County are teaming up to gather supplies for those impacted by Hurricane Michael.

Man dead after being hit by vehicle in Pascagoula

A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Pascagoula late Monday night.

Hurricane relief donations for victims of Michael

People on the Mississippi Gulf Coast are jumping right in to help those impacted by Hurricane Michael. Here are some of the ways you can help.

Students allegedly baked cookies with human ashes, served them to classmates

Police believe the ashes allegedly used may have been those of one of the students' grandparents.

In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

In Florida, determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage is proving somewhat elusive

Parents living in Biloxi & Gulfport show support for Harrison County school bond

Tuesday, both the Biloxi and Gulfport City Councils will be asked to approve resolutions opposing the Harrison County school bond referendum.

Ingalls has a $1 Billion economic impact on the coast

For 80 years now, Ingalls Shipyard has been the economic engine that drives the Jackson County economy. Just how big is that economic impact? How about one billion dollars a year!

Non-profit proposed new program to aid parolees

A non-profit is going to be working in conjunction with the state to help reduce recidivism rates.

Jackson Co. firefighters lend a helping hand to Florida

A handful of Jackson County firefighters are back on the Coast after lending a helping hand to those impacted by Hurricane Michael in Florida.

Gaming Commission coming to Long Beach to look at proposed casino site

November 15th, people on both sides of the Long Beach casino proposal will have a chance to address the Mississippi Gaming Commission.

Security measures in place at Stone County SPCA

Still no leads or suspects in the two dog shootings at the Stone County SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).

  Dolphin making steady recovery at Institute for Marine Mammal Studies

Things are looking good for the young dolphin that was stranded on Biloxi’s beach last week.

Drivers warned to be on the lookout for deer in Mississippi

Commissioner Dick Hall says this state averages over 3,000 deer-related crashes each year. He says those collisions can be costly as well as life threatening.

NCIS: No foul play suspected in Seabee killed in shooting at Keesler housing

The shooting death of a sailor assigned to the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport is under investigation.

McComb man charged with 3 counts of homicide by vehicle in PA

A Mississippi man is facing three counts of homicide by vehicle, among other charges, after causing a crash that killed three people and sent seven others to the hospital in Pennsylvania, according to ABC affiliate WHTM-TV.

Flu shots for children now available at all county health departments

The season flu shot is recommended for anyone age 6 months and up to prevent the flu.

JSU’s President’s Inauguration Celebration Dinner raises $305K for scholarships

$305,000 was raised for scholarships at President William B. Bynum Jr.'s Inauguration Celebration Dinner Thursday night for Jackson State University. World renowned gospel artist Marvin Sapp performed at the dinner.

DMV stations closing for one day due to training

If you are needing to get your driver’s license renewed or have a state ID made this week, you will need to go on a day other than Wednesday.

Trump marvels at hurricane damage, hears stories of struggle

President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, listened to stories of survival and struggle as he surveyed the wreckage of Hurricane Michael in Florida and Georgia

Mississippi State Fair will be longer next year

As crews pack up the rides and other attractions at the Mississippi State Fair, plans are already underway for a longer fair in 2019.

Keesler offering help to airmen, DOD employees affected by Michael

The Biloxi Air Force base is inviting all airmen and Department of Defense civilian personnel who were affected by the storm to an evacuee open house this week.

  Shrimp season looking good in final stretch

This year’s shrimp season started out slow, but the haul in Mississippi waters is getting better with just two months to go.

Gabrielle’s Trendsetters host charity fashion show benefiting Boys and Girls Club

Gabrielle’s Trendsetters is teaching young women how to make a difference in the world. On Sunday, the group organized a fashion show to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club of the Gulf Coast.

City of Waveland remains under a boil water notice

The entire city of Waveland is under a boil water notice Friday night after a large water main on U.S. 90 broke.

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring

It’s pumpkin picking season at Middleton Farms

Pumpkin, jack-o-lantern or gourd? Whatever you call it, it’s pumpkin picking season! Middleton Farms is hosting its fourth annual Pumpkin Patch this month.

No stranger to disaster, Biloxi church prays for victims of Hurricane Michael

A Biloxi church which suffered damage in Hurricane Katrina reaches out to victims of Hurricane Michael.

West Harrison band to march in 2020 Rose Bowl parade

The West Harrison High School Hurricanes marching band was selected to perform in the Tournament of Roses Parade on Jan. 1, 2020 before the Rose Bowl game.

Goodwill opens new Long Beach location

Long Beach’s newest retail addition presents affordable shopping options with a charitable twist.

Mother arrested for allegedly faking daughter’s cancer diagnosis

The mother’s alleged crimes came to light after her husband learned from a doctor that the young girl didn’t have cancer.