Thursday, May 23 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:38:18 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 >>
Socks, the dog reportedly burned this week by his owner, has died. That word comes from a George County Sheriff's deputy. Socks succumbed to injuries suffered after 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 >>
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 >>
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 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 >>
An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday - she lost.More >>
An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday, she lost.More >>
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) -
Mississippians re-elected all of the members of Congress on Tuesday's ballot, including 4th District Congressman Steven Palazzo. The first time incumbent garnering about 65 percent of the vote against three challengers.
Tuesday night in Gulfport, Palazzo led a crowd of supporters in a prayer, which he read from a devotional he received from a constituent in Lucedale. He promised to work toward repealing "Obamacare," reign in the EPA, OSHA, and the NLRB (National Labor Relations Board), and pass a flat tax.
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker also won a second term easily. None if his three challengers massed enough votes to unseat him.
Talking to supporters in Jackson Tuesday night, Senator Wicker said, "We're gonna have to sit around the table in Washington, just like a family does when they fall on hard times. We're gonna have to cut spending, even on programs we like, because our country faces a crisis. We don't need to move to the situation that our allies in Western Europe are in. We can avoid that, but we're gonna have to do it by making tough decisions."
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and other Republican leaders were also quick to offer well wishes.
"I want to send congratulations to Senator Roger Wicker, Representative Alan Nunnelee, Representative Gregg Harper and Representative Steven Palazzo on their re-elections," Gov. Bryant said. "With their continued leadership in Washington, we will work together to further job growth and fiscal responsibility in our federal government."
"These men have served the state and nation well," Mississippi Republican Party Chairman Joe Nosef said. "Obviously Mississippians understand and appreciate their hard work. We know they will continue to fight for us in Washington."
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