Saturday, May 18 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:08:12 GMT
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River. Friday evening around 5:30, Gordon and anotherMore >>
The search in Moss Point is over. The body of 55-year-old boater Timothy Gordon has been pulled from the Escatapwa River. Now investigators are saying marijuana may have been involved in the accident.
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 >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:04 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:04:19 GMT
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started three decades ago.More >>
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started at the school three decades ago. Thousands of students consider him the "coolest" teacher around.More >>
LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -
A prison van collided with a Forrest County School Bus Friday at 7:30 a.m. on Hwy 49.
The accident occurred near the Hwy 42 intersection leading to Sumrall. Both vehicles were headed south.
The van was carrying on driver and 13 passengers and overturned, landing in the median. First responders transported the passengers to a local hospital. Five were treated and released. Five were admitted and are in good condition. As of the late afternoon the remaining four were still being evaluated.
The school bus is designated as number eight. Forrest County Superintendent Brian Freeman said there were two students on the school bus when it was rear ended. He added, emergency responders checked the children at the scene and found no apparent injuries.
The school bus driver was not hurt. The bus was drivable, but did have rear end damage and a shattered window.
Rawls Springs volunteer firefighters arrived first at the scene. AAA Ambulance service arrived soon after with several ambulances. The Mississippi Highway Patrol, Forrest County Sheriff's Department, Hattiesburg Police Department and North Forrest Volunteer Fire Department also responded.
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