Friday, May 24 2013 9:35 AM EDT2013-05-24 13:35:10 GMT
According to Biloxi police, a gun went off inside the downtown Biloxi Waffle House early Friday morning. The bullet shattered one of the restaurant's windows. Moments later, the gun's owner was takenMore >>
According to Biloxi police, a gun went off inside the downtown Biloxi Waffle House early Friday morning. The bullet shattered one of the restaurant's windows. Moments later, the gun's owner was taken to jail. Police say Sam Edward Yu is charged with attempted aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The 21-year-old is from Montgomery, Alabama.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 24 2013 6:49 AM EDT2013-05-24 10:49:03 GMT
It's a voyage that helps introduce tourists to those small waterfront towns that they may not ordinarily think to visit. A cruise ship docked in Biloxi on Wednesday night. Then on Thursday, passengersMore >>
It's a voyage that helps introduce tourists to those small waterfront towns that they may not ordinarily think to visit. A cruise ship docked in Biloxi on Wednesday night. Then on Thursday, passengers visited several attractions including the Biloxi lighthouse and the visitors center. The Grande Caribe set sail from New Orleans and will continue on until it reaches St. Petersburg. Crew members said it's the stops along the way that makes these small cruises stand out.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 1:16 PM EDT2013-05-24 17:16:06 GMT
Throughout the weekend there are several locales on the Gulf Coast offering plenty in honor of Memorial Day. 12th Annual St. Ann's Catfish Festival The Lizana Community's very own St. Ann's CatholicMore >>
Throughout the weekend there are several locales on the Gulf Coast offering plenty in honor of Memorial Day.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 >>
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SOURCE National Press Club
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating Sunshine Week 2013, the National Press Club's Freedom of the Press Committee will join with the D.C. Open Government Coalition to present the second annual "D.C. Open Government Summit" on March 13 from 6 to 8:30pm in the National Press Club's Holeman Lounge.
This event will focus on the state of government transparency in the District of Columbia and it will provide an opportunity for citizens to weigh in. The D.C.Open Government Coalition (www.dcogc.org) will share results of its recent open meetings audit, surveying compliance across D.C. agencies. Discussing the audit will be Robert Spagnoletti, chairman of the newly established Board of Ethics and Government Accountability, which oversees the not-yet-established D.C. Open Government Office. D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) will participate in a question-answer session on the state of transparency in D.C. government. Finally, the event will feature a conversation with V. David Zvenyach, general counsel to the D.C. Council, regarding the council's recent settlement with the D.C. OGC of FOIA litigation over access to council members' emails.
The event is open and free to all, but pre-registration is requested at
The D.C. Open Government Coalition works to enhance the public's access to government information and ensure the transparency in the D.C. government. The event is also co-sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists' D.C. Professional Chapter and American University School of Communications' Journalism Division.
Sunshine Week is a national initiative to promote a dialogue on the importance of open government and freedom of information. This non-partisan, non-profit initiative is celebrated in mid-March each year to coincide with James Madison's birthday on March 16. To learn more, visit www.sunshineweek.org.
The National Press Club, located at 529 14th St. N.W., is the world's leading professional organization for journalists and works to advance press freedom and open government in the United States and globally.
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