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 >>
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -
A military family has come up with ways to make long deployments a
little easier for the children. Gulfport Seabee Joel Stephens and his
wife stopped by 28 Street Elementary on Wednesday to visit their son and
daughter. The thing was, the kids had no idea daddy was home.
lot has happened since six-year-old Josiah's father deployed to Guam.
He started kindergarten, and is learning to read. He's wishing his dad
were here to see it all.
"I wish he could come back and play with me with the Power Rangers," said Josiah.
the hall, Josiah's sister Imani, a second grader, was also missing dad.
What the children didn't know was their father was not only back from
overseas, but at their school to make a surprise visit.
Joel Stephens said, "It feels good to know your kids still remember you while you're gone. and still miss you."
Along with Josiah and Imani, Joel Stephens and his wife also have three-year-old twins.
kind of keep him in the loop on things. Let him know what's going on,"
said Alenda Stephens. "We keep in contact. Try to let them write letters
or talk to him on FaceTime. Kind of make it seem like he's still in the
picture, but he's just away at work. And then when daddy gets back into
the routine, we don't change anything. "
The Stephens let Josiah and Imani check out of school early and the whole family went to Chuck E. Cheese to celebrate.
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