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 >>
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 5:11 PM EDT2013-05-17 21:11:29 GMT
In a WLOX News exclusive, former Biloxi Mayor Pete Halat says despite what people may think, he had no role in the 1987 murders of Vincent and Margaret Sherry.More >>
In a WLOX News exclusive, Pete Halat says despite what people may think, he had no role in the 1987 murders of Vincent and Margaret Sherry. "I can tell you that there isn't a word in the English language that I'm not intelligent enough to know," the former Biloxi mayor said, "that can more strongly deny that I was ever involved in anything to do with Vince and Margaret being hurt, and Vince and Margaret being killed."More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 2:43 PM EDT2013-05-17 18:43:04 GMT
Two bank robbery suspects are on the run in Moss Point. But, their get away car has been recovered. According to Moss Point police, the suspects entered the Hancock Bank on Hwy 613 just before 11:30More >>
Two bank robbery suspects are on the run in Moss Point. But, their get away car has been recovered. According to Moss Point police, the suspects entered the Hancock Bank on Hwy 613 just before 11:30 this morning wearing masks, holding guns an demanding money. More >>
Editor's Note: We received incorrect information from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department that Briana Michelle Hale was involved in this case. Ms. Hale was is in no way connected to this indictment and is not in jail at this time.
From the U.S. Attorney's Office
U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that 11 individuals are in custody following a lengthy investigation into drug trafficking in the Eastern District of Texas.
On Tuesday, a combined task force of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies began arresting individuals named in a federal indictment returned by a grand jury on January 23. The indictment charges the following individuals with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of more than 50 grams of methamphetamine:
The defendants will appear Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love. If convicted, the defendants each face a minimum of 10 years and up to life in federal prison.
This indictment is the result of a joint investigation by the Tyler office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, the Jacksonville Police Department and members of the Safe Streets Task Force. Numerous additional agencies participated in today's arrests including DEA, ATF, HSI, the US Marshals Service, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), the Texas Rangers Special Operations Group, and the Anderson County Sheriff's Department. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Moore.
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