Around 1:30 this morning the Pascagoula fire department received a call of a fire at Gulf Coast Cold Storage Facility. Firefighters battled the blaze through the early morning and now have the fire underMore >> Authorities say a fire broke out at about 1:30 this morning and is still burning but under control. The "Gulf Coast Cold Storage Facility" on the west bank of the port has poultry inside.Deputy fire chief Donnie Carlson tells us that no one was inside the building at the time of the fire. No word yet on a cause of the fire. WLOX will keep you updated on this story as soon as more details become available.More >> On the eve of Sheriff Mike Byrd's expected guilty plea, Supervisors at Monday's board meeting were tight lipped about his anticipated resignation and plans to replace him.
Sheriff Mike Byrd could be in his final hours as the top law enforcer in Jackson County. Tuesday afternoon, Byrd is set to enter a guilty plea to a felony charge in U.S. District Court in Mobile, Alabama. After he does, the four term sheriff will have to leave office, though his attorney has said Byrd has no plans to resign. It will be up to Jackson County Supervisors to appoint an interim sheriff, but right now it's a waiting game.More >> A Waveland man is in jail charged with capital murder in the death of his daughter. The arrest of 31-year-old Oren Lewis comes four months after the little girl died from massive head trauma.More >> A Waveland man is in jail charged with capital murder in the death of his daughter. The arrest of 31-year-old Oren Lewis comes four months after the little girl died from massive head trauma. Authorities say they have been working hard to uncover just what happened to 23-month-old Maleah Bush on the night of August 25th.More >> A federal judge has denied a motion to throw out the conviction of former Gulfport Mayor Brent Warr, who was sentenced to probation in a Hurricane Katrina fraud case.More >> A federal judge has denied a motion to throw out the conviction of former Gulfport Mayor Brent Warr, who was sentenced to probation in a Hurricane Katrina fraud case.More >> Roughly three years ago, a man referred to in a federal indictment as "Visitor LF" went to Men's Central Jail to discuss his inability to visit his brother there. Instead, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's...More >> In stories Dec. 9-10 about Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies facing criminal charges, The Associated Press, citing language in a federal indictment, erroneously identified the title of an Austrian diplomat who was...More >>