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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A dog battling cancer managed to hang on long enough to see her owner return from a deployment overseas. According to Jennifer Ralston's YouTube channel, Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, wasMore >>
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 >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 5:56 PM EDT2013-06-19 21:56:37 GMT
(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 >>
"Welcome to the Coast," my predecessor, here at WLOX, Dave Vincent used those words when I first visited almost 20 years ago. I immediately felt welcome and understood the identity of the region.
It's not just Biloxi, Gulfport, Pascagoula or any of the cities or counties that make up South Mississippi. It's not just seafood industry, or the boat and ship building or the tourism and entertainment, or every retail operation. It's a feeling, a way of life, or if you will, the attitude of the people.
"You have seen us at our worst," another phase I have heard in recent weeks from those I worked with here in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Yes, what we all saw was horrible devastation, loss and hurt. The buildings, the roads, the land and infrastructure- yeah, I would agree, I saw that at its worst, but the people? No way, I saw you all at your best, helping one another in the most difficult of times.
And what a transition the region has made and continues to make because the people came back strong with continuing optimism for a bright future in South Mississippi. I share that optimism as I now call this home. So to other newcomers and visitors, I proudly say, "Welcome to the Coast."
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