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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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 >>
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -
A minor accident overnight caused some major headaches for many
Biloxi motorists Friday morning. The Popp's Ferry Bridge was closed for
nearly 10 hours after a vehicle broke a power pole.
worked through the night to restore electric and phone service, while
Biloxi police detoured traffic away from the bridge.
struck a power pole, caused the power line to fall down over the roadway
along with phone lines and cable lines and things," said officer Bill
Allen with Biloxi PD.
By mid-morning, a swarm of power company,
telephone repair and city work crews went about the business of
repairing and restoring. Hundreds of drivers dealt with finding
alternate routes for the Friday morning commute.
to try and re-route all this traffic. Had to go all the way to Cowan
Road or the I-110 to go around. Four officers out here directing
traffic from the early hours on," said Officer Allen.
seemingly minor accident certainly caused multiple headaches: Power and
phone service interrupted, along with a sewer pumping station knocked
out of service. The accident caused a power outage to about 100
Mississippi Power customers, with most of those living in the townhome
complex just south of the bridge. Power was restored about 6:45 Friday
morning, about six hours after the accident.
With utility crews
wrapping up their work, Biloxi police re-opened the Popp's Ferry Bridge;
although drivers were directed around the still-working telephone
repair team. By afternoon, traffic and all utility services were back to
normal on Popp's Ferry Road and bridge.
You may recall there's
been talk of building a new Popp's Ferry Bridge. The mayor of Biloxi
made a trip to Washington in 2011 to talk about possible plans and
The project calls for widening Popp's Ferry Road and building a new bridge. So far, it hasn't moved beyond the planning stage.
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