Gulfport native saves pilot’s life after military exercise in Hawaii goes awry

Thousands of miles away, Gulfport native Mack Ladner made waves as he helped save Navy veterans Matthew Pothier's life after a plane crash in Hawaii.

  25th annual Singing River Street Rod Charity Christmas Show benefits numerous causes

People enjoy Ocean Springs Christmas Festival

Biloxi High students deliver gifts just in time for Christmas

Kids (and adults) hope to catch candy at Escatawpa’s annual Christmas parade

LIST: Christmas parades roll through the Coast

Popp’s Ferry Bridge back open to traffic

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Interior secretary Zinke to leave administration by end of year, Trump says

Community event brings Ocean Springs residents together

Retired police K-9 dumped at animal shelter gets adopted by his old trainer

City of Gulfport hiring new dispatchers

Mississippi Aquarium completion projected ahead of schedule

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign kicks off on the Coast

  Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas ruled that the rest of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, was inextricably linked to the individual mandate, and so the whole law is unconstitutional.

WATCH: Porch pirate snatches gifts from Gautier home

Gautier Police are asking for help to identify a man seen in surveillance video snatching packages from the porch of a home.

  Page 13: Christmas Dreams ice show at Beau Rivage

The ice is down and the skaters are ready to perform at Beau Rivage Resort and Casino. The annual holiday show, Christmas Dreams has opened.

Gautier sisters worried about neighborhood, children after dog attacks horse

Two sisters are speaking out about the dog they say attacked their horse, injuring the horse so badly it had to be put down.

  Gulfport woman gets Secret Santa’s help to salvage Christmas

Watch: Pair of horses pull tractor trailer up icy hill

Santa spotted fishing in St. Andrews community

Johnson & Johnson knew its baby powder was often tainted with asbestos for years, report says

Gulfport moving forward with unique downtown development

Sorry, Lululemon is not recruiting brand ambassadors through Instagram

‘Let this Lamborghini light your fire,’ pastor says while giving wife $200k luxury SUV - he’s now defending the purchase

The South Carolina pastor said no money was taken from the church to purchase the luxury sports car.

South Alabama woman says she found mouse in can of green beans

An Andalusia woman was shocked by what she found in her can of green beans while making dinner Wednesday night.

Facebook bug gave third parties access to photos for 6.8 million accounts

A glitch caused third parties to be able to access more photos than they should’ve between Sept. 13 to Sept. 25, but the company has fixed the issue.

Armored truck deposits cash on highway in NJ

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Rich family offering a photographer $100k to travel the world and take photos of them

You get sick pay and 30 days of vacation time, but you have to be ready to go at a moment's notice.

Friday is National Free Shipping Day

The website FreeShippingDay.com has a comprehensive list of stores with online deals. Deals also include guaranteed delivery by Christmas Day, in many cases.

  Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong

Michael Cohen — who for more than a decade was a key power player in the Trump Organization and a fixture in Trump's political life — said he "gave loyalty to someone who, truthfully, does not deserve loyalty." Cohen spoke in an interview with ABC that aired Friday on "Good Morning America."

Toyota recalls address possible restraint, braking issues

Thursday, the auto maker recalled nearly 90,000 Land Cruisers and Lexus LX-570 vehicles from the past decade over a safety issue that involves the front passenger seat belt.

Woman seriously injured in bear attack in PA

Melinda Lebarron was outside of her home with her dog when she was attacked by a bear Wednesday evening.

Sex offender chosen to lead Mid-South Christmas parade

A community is up in arms after a registered sex offender was selected as the grand marshal for a Christmas Parade in one Mid-South town.

Mueller rejects Flynn’s argument that FBI interview was deceptive

Mueller’s office submitted a response on Friday to Flynn’s sentencing memo, which itself was submitted earlier this week.

Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

Although the resolutions are largely symbolic — because it's unclear if they will be considered by the House — passage Thursday showed senators seeking to assert oversight of Trump administration foreign policy and the relationship with Saudi Arabia.

Here’s your 2018 USPS, FedEx and UPS holiday shipping deadline guide

According to the National Retail Federation, Black Friday will remain the busiest shopping day this holiday season with 116 million planning to shop.

Bomb threat being investigated in Pearl; threats happening nationwide

Law enforcement agencies across the county have been responding to a number of bomb threats across the country.

Confession brings ‘bittersweet’ answers in Alice Taylor cold case

The sons of murdered Gulfport woman Alice Taylor have lived without answers to a question that has haunted them for decades: Who killed their mother? Now, a confession from Samuel Little has answered that.

State inmate asks Supreme Court to order his execution immediately

David Cox was convicted and sentenced for capital murder in Union County in 2012 for the murder of his wife.

Families of special needs children waiting for scholarship lottery results

More than 200 families with special needs children are waiting to learn if their child will receive a scholarship.The money can be used at private schools that may better serve their needs.There are 43 scholarships that will be awarded through today's mid-year lottery.

Farm bill will benefit Miss. farmers, SNAP recipients

An $867 billion farm bill is on its way to president Trump, after being passed by both houses of Congress this week.

Virginia College students consider path to graduation through MGCCC

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College reached out to former Virginia College students by inviting them to an outreach and assistance session Thursday.

Long Beach bike donation competition brings out the best to make Christmas a little happier

Bearcat Bike Battle brings out the best to make Christmas a little happier in Long Beach.

Bomb threats sent to businesses, universities and media nationwide

Threats are being sent in to create mass disruption.

USM Sigma Chi to vacate fraternity house

Members of the Sigma Chi chapter at the University of Southern Mississippi must vacate the fraternity house as a plan of action is put in place to revitalize the chapter.

Miss. Supreme Court denies appeal for former Hancock Co. coach convicted of touching a child

Leslie Danielle DeWitt, an ex-teacher and former high school basketball coach convicted of having sex with a student, will not get a new trial according to a decision by the Mississippi Supreme Court.

Long Beach Middle School chips in to help hit-and-run victim

The students, staff and teachers at Long Beach Middle School decided to do something fun Thursday to help Julia Usprich, a former student in need.

‘Adulting Day’ teaches local high school seniors how to cook, change a tire, pay bills

Bullitt Central High School seniors had time to spend on topics other than math and English during an Adulting Day event Wednesday.

As protectors abandon Trump, investigation draws closer

Though Cohen broke down during his sentencing hearing Wednesday, Trump remained uncharacteristically quiet, his Twitter feed still while he ignored shouted questions about his former attorney at a White House event. But Trump has been far from silent during the monthslong Cohen saga.

Long Beach Police give “all clear” at middle school

Police have given the “all clear” at Long Beach Middle School after a student found a threatening note in the bathroom.

Boy Scouts of America considers filing for bankruptcy, report says

The organization is one of the largest youth groups in the country.

Moss Point man’s suspicious death now a murder investigation

Police Chief Brandon Ashley says this was not a random death. The suspect reportedly had some sort of connection to Willie Burns.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Family of USM student killed in Thanksgiving crash speaks out

Jada Bright, of Slidell, was one of three people who died while driving north on I-59 when she was struck and killed by 48-year-old Shelley Rose of Asheville, N.C.

Pass Christian woman holds winter clothing drive in honor of late husband

A Pass Christian woman is collecting clothes to help the less fortunate stay warm this winter in honor of her late husband.

Son has nowhere to hide when Mom embarrasses him on camera at basketball game

Mandy Remmell went for it when the 'fan cam' pointed at her during a Kelly Clarkson song. Her son may never forgive her.

$50,000 Powerball ticket sold in Slidell

The ticket was sold at the Racetrac #380 on 1720 Gause Boulevard.

Afternoon showers, heavy downpours likely across South Mississippi on Thursday

Rain with the possibility of severe weather will be moving into South Mississippi Thursday afternoon but at least it won’t be as cold as it’s been over the last week.

WLOX Editorial: Thank you for making the world better

We hear about many bad things that happen in our world and sometimes in our communities. But we contend there's a whole lot more good things happening.

Bones found in family home ID’d as father missing for decades

One night back in 1961, Mike Carroll's father, George, disappeared. The explanations for his father's disappearance never sat well with the son.

Trump’s 10 terrorists: The evolution of a statistic

These 10 do not exist, except as a federal statistic that Trump and his vice president put through a rhetorical grinder in service of describing emigrants from Mexico as a menace.

Vitaminwater bets $100,000 you can’t go a year without your smartphone

Vitaminwater is actually offering $100,000 to the person who can go without their smartphone for 365 days.

Boy, 11, changes last name from ‘Trump’ due to bullying

While his parents work on getting his name legally changed, the boy will be going by his father’s last name at school.

Would-be burglar rescued after getting stuck in restaurant grease vent for 2 days

The sheriff’s office says the man was physically exhausted and suffering from dehydration. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

Man catches massive catfish in Decatur, AL

A man landed a massive catch off Point Mallard in Decatur on Wednesday.

Public Service Commission says cell coverage maps are inaccurate

FCC is investigating whether coverage maps submitted by cell phone companies indicate more coverage than what actually exists.

Mom of toddler attacked at daycare: ‘You can’t even put it into words...’

It’s been nearly a week since 18-month-old Dakota Hudson was attacked while at an in-home daycare called Pooh and the Crew. His mom, Latoye Sutter said her son hasn’t fully recovered.

Counselor offers tips to help caregivers following shooting

Licensed professional counselor speaks out on the shooting of an elderly woman inside a rehab center by her husband.

Biloxi Elks hold Christmas party for special needs children

Lots of food, fun and smiles were all part of Wednesday’s 57th annual Biloxi Elks Lodge Christmas party for special needs children.

Del Monte canned corn recalled

Del Monte Inc. announced a recall of nearly 65,000 cases of fiesta corn seasoned with red and green peppers due to under-processing.

Courthouse Road project closer to completion with final paving on south side

Courthouse Road project in Gulfport is closer to completion with final paving on the south side

New pain medication rules for pain sufferers

Hattiesburg Immediate Care Medical Director Samuel Crosby said the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure’s new regulations for opioids and benzodiazepines are not to make patients feel judged, but for protection.

“She didn’t want to live like this”: Bond denied for elderly man accused of killing ill wife of 40 years in nursing home

Thomas Ballenger told investigators that he was depressed and harbored a significant amount of guilt for his wife’s illness.

Train collides with car at Biloxi rail crossing

One man is injured after a train collided with his vehicle at Gill Avenue in Biloxi Wednesday.

Netflix: What’s coming and going in January

The four movies in the Indiana Jones series will arrive to Netflix on Jan. 1. Also coming is "Solo: A Star Wars Story" on Jan. 9, a prequel featuring a young Han Solo, with Alden Ehrenreich behind the controls of the Millennium Falcon.

Silver Alert Canceled: 64-year-old with dementia found safe

Daniel Plata, 64, was found safe by police after going missing Wednesday morning.

Mock protesters put Keesler Air Force Base to the test

Anti-holiday signs, grapes humming through the air, and airmen in riot gear. It was definitely an unusual training exercise happening outside Keesler Air Force Base on Wednesday.

Man sentenced to life in prison for 2017 shooting at Gulfport apartment complex

Marcos Reginald Hosey, 44, admitted in court to shooting 34-year-old Arthur Etheridge on July 6, 2017.

U by Kotex Tampons voluntarily recalled after reports of pieces getting stuck inside women’s bodies

Kimberly-Clark, the tampon’s manufacturer, says retailers have been alerted to remove the recalled product from shelves and post a notification in their stores.

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen gets 3 years in prison

Cohen, 52, appeared at a courthouse in Manhattan for a sentencing hearing before U.S. District Judge William Pauley III and took on Trump’s characterization of him as “weak.”

2 doctors’ photos play role in sexual abuse claims involving hundreds of victims

In one case, a disgraced University of Southern California gynecologist has led police to a collection of nude photographs that may be connected with the abuse alleged by his patients. In another case, victims of a deceased New York doctor are demanding to know what happened to the photos.

Moss Point Police identify man found dead in car

Moss Point Police have identified the man who was found dead in a car Tuesday afternoon.