Friday, May 24 2013 6:49 AM EDT2013-05-24 10:49:03 GMT
It's a voyage that helps introduce tourists to those small waterfront towns that they may not ordinarily think to visit. A cruise ship docked in Biloxi on Wednesday night. Then on Thursday, passengersMore >>
It's a voyage that helps introduce tourists to those small waterfront towns that they may not ordinarily think to visit. A cruise ship docked in Biloxi on Wednesday night. Then on Thursday, passengers visited several attractions including the Biloxi lighthouse and the visitors center. The Grande Caribe set sail from New Orleans and will continue on until it reaches St. Petersburg. Crew members said it's the stops along the way that makes these small cruises stand out.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 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 >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:07 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:07:07 GMT
"Study the past if you would define the future." Those words were once said by Confucius and those are the words the Historical Society of Gulfport strives toward for its city. Wednesday, that societyMore >>
Hoping to highlight Gulfport's history, members will be making that building a museum and welcome center for the city.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 >>
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -
A Biloxi police chase ended after the suspect crashed into a Dollar General in Gulfport on Wednesday.
According to Biloxi police, 54-year-old Dana Andrew Porter is the man, who is accused of shoplifting at a Biloxi Dollar General. Police were able to receive a description of Porter and his vehicle. They attempted to stop him after he was spotted at the intersection of Beauvoir and Beach Boulevard.
Instead of stopping, Porter reportedly sped up. Leading police on a chase west on Beach Boulevard. Police said he drove recklessly and cut through the Edgewater Mall parking lot. Then headed north on Eisenhower Road.
After running several red lights, Porter allegedly crashed into the Dollar General located at the 2000 block of East Pass Road in Gulfport.
Police say he fled on foot. Authorities were able to identify Porter and arrest him with the assistance of Gulfport police. Porter is charged with felony eluding and shoplifting.
His felony eluding bond was set by Justice Court Judge Fountain at $100,000.00. His shoplifting bond was set by Municipal Court Judge Eugene Henry at $900.00. He was booked in at the Biloxi Police Department and transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.
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