Saturday, May 18 2013 1:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 17:58:29 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 >>
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.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 >>
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 >>
LONG BEACH, MS (WLOX) -
The Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Unit from Hurlburt Field Air Force base in Fort Walton Beach, FL detonated hazardous material found in Long Beach Monday afternoon. It happened around 1:30pm.
According to Long Beach police, the hazardous material was a spent military flare spotted on the beach in west Long Beach, across from Island View Drive. It reportedly washed up on the beach, and was spotted by the BP crews monitoring the sand beach area.
Long Beach police assisted the EOD unit.
Officials said, while bomb technicians dug a hole in the sand and prepared for the explosion, police closed off Highway 90 in west Long Beach. The highway was reopened a short time later after the device was gone.
"The Hurlburt Field EOD Unit arrived in Long Beach today to facilitate a controlled detonation of hazardous material. They were used because they are the closest EOD unit in the area. They are called in anytime hazardous material needs to be detonated," Staff Sgt. Sarah Martinez said. "They assisted local law enforcement."
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