Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:13 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:13:35 GMT
One person is in critical condition and another behind bars after a shooting in Moss Point. According to Police Chief Keith Davis, a man from Pascagoula was shot twice in the upper torso around 9:30pmMore >>
One person is in critical condition and another behind bars after a shooting in Moss Point. According to Police Chief Keith Davis, a man from Pascagoula was shot twice in the upper torso area around 9:30 Monday night. Investigators say it happened on Church Street near the Hall Street intersection in a car.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:37:31 GMT
Some Jackson County supervisors don't want to see people carrying guns in parks and other public areas, despite a new gun law in the state.More >>
Some Jackson County supervisors don't want to see people carrying guns in parks and other public areas despite a new gun law in the state. As WLOX has reported, starting July 1st Mississippians will be able to openly carry a gun and other weapons with or without a permit. Some Jackson county leaders want to create a local ordinance to keep weapons in check.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:44:16 GMT
A fuel tank spewed gallons of gas into a street in D'Iberville Tuesday morning. D'Iberville officials said the truck was about to refuel the Shell station on Automall Parkway and Suzanne Drive when...More >>
A fuel tank spewed gallons of gas into a street in D'Iberville Tuesday morning. D'Iberville officials said the truck was about to refuel the Shell station on Automall Parkway and Suzanne Drive when the truck driver popped the tank and gas started spilling out.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 4:10 PM EDT2013-06-18 20:10:44 GMT
WWL-TV reports there has been a possible explosion in Washington Parish early Tuesday morning. The station stated on its website officials are on their way to the town of Isabel to investigate. According toMore >>
There was a gas line explosion early Tuesday morning, according to Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal. The gas fire is out, but trees in the area are still burning. More >>
JASPER COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -
Heidelberg's mayor called a special community meeting Wednesday evening, after the school board and the superintendent suspended over 100 high school students for a December protest over the dismissal of a principal.
Heidelberg Mayor Juan Barnett says Superintendent Gwendolyn Page suspended students for one day Wednesday, but the punishment also includes no extra curricular activities for the rest of the year. Back in December, the students protested the forced resignation of Principal Perry Reed.
"This is done in retaliation to our students because they stood up and they protested the fact that our school district had at lease five to six principles in the last five years and currently we are on our second principle this school year," said Barnett. "I feel like this a disregard for our children. I feel like the school board nor the superintendent has heard any of the cries from our students and I don't think they have heard any cries from our community."
Mayor Barnett says the punishment will prevent several students from becoming Mississippi scholars. Plus, five or six basketball players will be prohibited from state championship play.
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