A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree murder after his 5-year-old sister died Sunday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Detectives say the boy admitted to practicing "WWE" moves on theMore >>
A teen boy was arrested and charged with murder after his younger sister died. Detectives say he admitted practicing "WWE" moves on her, even after she said she was in pain.More >>
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MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
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More than 200 officers from across the state are in Biloxi for the annual meeting of the Mississippi Association of Police Chiefs. One of the hot topics for discussion is House Bill Two.More >>
More than 200 officers from across the state are in Biloxi for the annual meeting of the Mississippi Association of Police Chiefs. One of the hot topics for discussion is House Bill Two. In just two weeks, any adult in Mississippi will be able to carry a gun for all to see.More >>
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A dog battling cancer managed to hang on long enough to see her owner return from a deployment overseas. According to Jennifer Ralston's YouTube channel, Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, wasMore >>
Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, was diagnosed with oral melanoma just a month after her owner, Eric, was deployed overseas.More >>
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(WMC-TV) - Detectives found more than 700 pounds of marijuana in a hidden compartment of a trailer Tuesday. According to the affidavit, the suspect, Jerry Pomilla, was driving a Chevy Silverado pickupMore >>
Detectives found more than 700 pounds of marijuana in a hidden compartment of a trailer Tuesday.More >>
Our hats go off to all the people in Long Beach including the students and faculty at Quarles Elementary who helped create a safer place to ride bikes and take a walk. Thanks to their vision Long Beach now has a Discovery Trail.
It's a 1.2 mile track that connects the city's recreation park and senior center. The trail is a great alternative to walking or biking on major roadways because it eliminates a lot of safety concerns like getting in the way of cars. The setting is also a lot quieter and more relaxing.
Trails like this and bike paths like the one along 605 are needed throughout South Mississippi. We've applauded cities like Pascagoula, Ocean Springs, Biloxi and Wiggins in recent months for similar efforts.
We encourage other cities to create safe biking and walking paths including the completion of the boardwalk throughout Harrison County. It is an investment that promises a huge return for residents, as well as being a tourist draw.
If you've ever been over to the Florida Panhandle and driven along Highway 30A, you've seen how popular the bike and walking path that connects all the little communities is. The path adds to the lure of those beach towns. Certainly South Mississippi could do the same. Long Beach shows us it certainly can be done.
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