Ocean Springs bar murder suspect arrested in Illinois

A man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting at an Ocean Springs bar was arrested just north of Chicago.

Courthouse Road construction behind schedule

When work started on Courthouse Road 15 months ago businesses were promised a more inviting street.

Coast schools schedule makeup days after Hurricane Gordon closures

School disctricts across the Gulf Coast have made changes to academic schedules to make up for days lost because of Hurricane Gordon.

Robin Roberts' South Mississippi roots helped make her a thriver

Robin wants to recognize others who overcome obstacles; thrivers from around the world; with her special Thriver Thursday series.

MISSING AND ENDANGERED: Mother, 2 kids last seen Sept. 13

A mother and her two children are missing, says the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office.

City leaders call special workshop to hammer out a budget

Moss Point city leaders held a Special Called Budget Work Session Tuesday to discuss the budget for the 2019 fiscal year.

Gulf Coast Idol auditions kick off in Biloxi

Tuesday night, the first round of auditions for our next Gulf Coast Idol took place at IP Resort in Biloxi. The winner will win a Silver Ticket to skip the lines and perform for American Idol executive producers - and possibly the judges.

Ole Miss seeks fast removal of donor’s name after flap

The University of Mississippi is trying to speed up the process of removing a donor’s name from its journalism school after his Facebook post that drew backlash as being racist.

Biloxi High students loving life with laptops

Biloxi High School students are taking another step into the world of online education as they each receive laptops set up with a Google-based platform.

President Trump to campaign for Hyde-Smith in DeSoto County

President Donald Trump will be in Mississippi on October 2 to campaign for Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith.

Pass Christian Elementary parents get active in PE class

Parents in Pass Christian are joining their kids in PE class this week.

Some units still unsafe at Frances Street Apartments

Four of the 10 units at Frances Street Apartments in Pascagoula remain unsafe for tenants after the city condemned the building Thursday, Sept. 20.

Gulfport police searching to identify body discovered in water near Three Rivers Rd.

Local police and fire departments are working to recover a floating body found in Gulfport.

Brandon vet posts warning after operating on dog who ate gorilla glue

The Brandon Animal Hospital said they performed surgery on a Jack Russell terrier that came in after it had chewed up a bottle of the popular glue.

Police: Gun battle led to Bay St. Louis man’s death

Bay St. Louis investigators spent the overnight hours searching for evidence linked to a deadly gun battle. Hancock County’s coroner confirmed to WLOX News Now Raymond Estapa died around 1:00 a.m. from multiple gunshot wounds

Wilmington couple escapes Hurricane Florence to Mississippi

When Florence became a Cat. 4 hurricane, the Muzzeys packed their bags, grabbed the dog, and loaded the car. Everyday since they evacuated, they say they have been streaming the local news from back home, but trying so hard to get back home.

One teen sought, one in custody after safe recovered from Biloxi waters

One teenager is in custody and another is sought in connection to an August residential burglary out of the Merrill community in George County, Mississippi.

Will Harrison County voters say yes to new schools?

Will Harrison County voters say yes to new schools?

Ocean Springs school district seeing a growth spurt

For quite some time, we all knew the Ocean Springs school district student population was increasing.

Local developer working to bring upscale hotel to Bay St. Louis

Cure Land Company is looking to bring “The Pearl Hotel” to Bay St. Louis. The upscale 4-story, multi-million dollar hotel will feature 59 luxury rooms.

Investigators look for cause of destructive Harrison Co. house fire

Searing flames and thick smoke poured out of a home in the Oaks subdivision early Saturday morning. The ferocious fire destroyed the two story house near Pass Christian.

  Port Bienville improvements underway

Big improvements are underway at some of Hancock County's industrial sites. Leaders in the county are hoping this gets them back to pre-Katrina business levels.

South Mississippi counts down to Cruisin’ the Coast

This is the final countdown to putting all the pieces together for Cruisin' the Coast.

Jackson County teens accused of burglarizing three businesses

Two teenagers from Jackson County are facing charges after reportedly breaking into multiple businesses over the weekend.

Gulfport Chick-fil-A closing for renovations

Chick-fil-A located on U.S. 49 in Gulfport announced the restaurant will undergo remodeling and will close at some time Sept. 28, 2018. The restaurant is expected to reopen in mid-November.

WLOX Editorial: Cruisin’ with a view

We think a drive along the Mississippi Gulf coast may be among the best beach drives in the Southeast.

Voter registration sites are open across the Coast as deadline approaches

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day so groups across South Mississippi are set up to help register anyone who wants to vote this November.

Deported Ohio mother of 4 reunited with family

A Fairfield mother of four who was deported to Mexico in April 2017 is now back home with her family, attorneys say.

Spiced Pumpkin Pecan ice cream is now a thing and we’re here for it

Blue Bell is the latest to hop on board with the release of its newest flavor, Spiced Pumpkin Pecan Ice Cream. It's pumpkins-meets-pralines.

MHP: Multiple accidents on interstate; 2 involving law enforcement

Multiple accidents are being reported on Interstate 10, including two separate crashes that involved a state trooper and a Gulfport police officer.

Jury selected in Jessica Chambers retrial

Jury selection started Monday in the retrial of Quinton Tellis -- the man accused of killing and burning Jessica Chambers in Panola County.

Red Cross holds blood drives for Hurricane Florence relief

Thousands of lifesaving blood donations have gone uncollected due to drive cancellations forced by the Hurricane Florence, but patients still need critical medical care

36th annual Chefs of the Coast offers taste of coast cuisine

There was just about any kind of food you can imagine at the 36th annual Chefs of the Coast showcase at the Coast Coliseum.

‘Swim In for Autism’ provides splash of fun

It was a splash of fun that also provided much needed networking and emotional support.

Moss Point to eliminate positions in four departments, including fire chief

Moss Point city leaders on Tuesday will vote on eliminating positions in four departments, including the fire chief.

Help is on the way: Gulfport church trains volunteers to deliver Florence donations

A Gulfport church is stepping up to the plate to help victims of Hurricane Florence in North Carolina.

Local ‘Little Free Garden’ expands

An Ocean Springs couple who created the first Little Free Garden in the state of Mississippi has expanded.

Multicultural Festival offers glimpse into cultures from around the world

Cultures from around the world were on display in Biloxi Saturday. The Multicultural Festival returned to the Biloxi Town Green.

Ocean Springs Octoberfest raises money for Mary C.

Ocean Springs Octoberfest puts Southern twist on German celebration

Roberts sisters reunite to celebrate ‘Robin’s Nest’ third anniversary

Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts joined her sisters Saturday to celebrate the third anniversary of Robin's Nest in the Pass.

Ole Miss School of Journalism namesake requests name be removed from school

The namesake of the Ole Miss School of Journalism requested his name be removed from the school after a controversial Facebook post.