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 >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:16:48 GMT
MOORE, OK - The Oklahoma County Sheriff's office tweeted a photo of a frightened, muddy dog Monday after the deadly EF-5 tornado ripped through the town.The comment accompanying the photo said, "scared,More >>
A heartbreaking photo of a little dog guarding the body of his owner, who was killed in the Moore, OK, tornado, is going viral.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:18 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:18:58 GMT
A Pascagoula man is created with breaking the state record for Spotted Seatrout, according to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (DMR). DMR officials say David Floyd broke the state recordMore >>
A Pascagoula man is credited with breaking the state record for Spotted Seatrout, according to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (DMR).More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:53 AM EDT2013-05-22 10:53:06 GMT
We've all heard the warning to call before you dig. But for a city that is working to replace storm damaged and aging water and sewer lines, there's no one to call to find out what's underground. More >>
We've all heard the warning to call before you dig. But for a city that is working to replace storm damaged and aging water and sewer lines, there's no one to call to find out what's underground.More >>
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -
A Texas mother and daughter accused of robbing a Gulfport bank in March pled guilty in U.S. District Court Monday.
Evie Mearlene Herrin, 58, and Amelia Darci Crew, 30, of Cleveland, Texas, each now face a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The women will be sentenced January 7, 2013 by Senior U.S. District Judge Walter J. Gex III.
The bank robbery took place on March 26 at the Regions Bank on Highway 49 in Gulfport. Investigators said it was mom who actually went inside the bank, while her daughter waited in the car.
Just seven minutes after the robbery was reported, officers pulled the pair over on Interstate 10, near the Harrison County Jail. Though witnesses at the bank didn't see a weapon, they told police the woman implied she had one. Police said they found a gun in the suspects' car.
"We are pleased with the efforts put forth in the joint investigation between the Gulfport Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It is evident that this working relationship is a benefit to the Gulfport Community, as made evident by the successful prosecution by the United States Attorney's Office," said Gulfport Police Chief Weatherford.
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