Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-05-23 03:15:57 GMT
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night. Several WLOX viewers called our newsroom to tell us about it. One person called whileMore >>
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 2:25 PM EDT2013-05-23 18:25:50 GMT
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-oldMore >>
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-old Brandon Pierce allegedly set his dog on fire Tuesday night. The suspect told deputies he torched the dog because he "wanted to help the dog go to heaven."More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:25 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:25:10 GMT
The search is on in north Picayune for two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee. Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were last seen leaving a mobile home on Pea Ridge Road in Picayune.More >>
Two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee were captured around 6:30 Thursday morning according to Pearl River Sheriff's Department. According to Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison, Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were caught at the corner of Ozona Richardson Road and Richardson Road just after sunrise. That's the same general area authorities had searched Wednesday and early Thursday morning.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
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 >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:19 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:19:04 GMT
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi. After receiving calls and posts from many of our WLOX viewers concernedMore >>
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi.More >>
ALPINE, MS -
(WMC-TV) - State troopers and FBI agents are no longer digging up the yard of the home where two bodies were found in Alpine, Mississippi.
Highway 9 near the home was shut down while authorities dug for clues. It has since been reopened.
The home where investigators have been searching is associated with the man suspected of kidnapping Jo Ann Bain and her three daughters, Adrienne, Alexandria, and Kyliyah.
"There's a bunch of them [police]. I just hope they do their jobs safely and they catch him, bring him to justice," said Alpine resident Tyler Hutcheson.
He is talking about Adam Mayes, the focus of the manhunt.
The FBI is leading the case. Agents say their main focus is the safety and well-being of the Bain family.
"I hope and pray that they catch this guy and I hope them babies are still alive. I mean, I'm hoping for the best for them babies," said Sarah Stinson, who lives in Alpine.
Mississippi state troopers are stopping motorists and checking inside the trunks of their vehicles.
The manhunt for Mayes has the town of Alpine very concerned.
"So I tell you, it's been scary, scary. For my kids and me, everybody's been scared. It's just awful," said resident Sarah Stinson.
"We're trying to keep our kids locked in the house, trying to keep 'em from going outside because it's just been a real shocker to that kind of neighborhood to have nothing like that to ever go on like that," said Heather Jones, who lives in Alpine.
The sheriff said Mayes may or may not still be in the area.
Action News 5's Janice Broach spoke with Adam Mayes sister in law, Bobbi Booth.
Booth said Mayes' wife, Theresa, is being held in the Hardeman county jail.
We cannot confirm Theresa Mayes is in the jail.
Booth said she knew at some point last week Mayes was in his backyard in Alpine digging a hole.
The sister-in-law also said Mayes dated Jo Ann Bain before she married her current husband, Gary.
A reward of $50,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Adam Mayes.
Authorities have not yet released the identity of the bodies found near the home but an FBI spokesman told WMC-TV they hope to do that soon.
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