Thursday, May 23 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:38:18 GMT
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-oldMore >>
Socks, the dog reportedly burned this week by his owner, has died. That word comes from a George County Sheriff's deputy. Socks succumbed to injuries suffered after 20-year-old Brandon Pierce allegedly set his dog on fire Tuesday night. The suspect told deputies he torched the dog because he "wanted to help the dog go to heaven."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 >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-05-23 03:15:57 GMT
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night. Several WLOX viewers called our newsroom to tell us about it. One person called whileMore >>
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:25 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:25:10 GMT
The search is on in north Picayune for two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee. Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were last seen leaving a mobile home on Pea Ridge Road in Picayune.More >>
Two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee were captured around 6:30 Thursday morning according to Pearl River Sheriff's Department. According to Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison, Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were caught at the corner of Ozona Richardson Road and Richardson Road just after sunrise. That's the same general area authorities had searched Wednesday and early Thursday morning.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 >>
HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -
All four victims in the Hancock County home fire were transported to out-of-state hospitals. Two adults and two children were inside the two-story house on Highway 43 in Hancock County when the fire ignited around 4 a.m. Thursday.
Hancock County EMA Director Brian Adam said the children were able to escape and suffered smoke inhalation. The two adults sustained injuries.
Officials said a volunteer firefighter happened to be passing the house, saw it burning and helped get the victims out of a window of the home.
According to Stasha Boudreaux, her daughter Brec Hines,19, and Hines' fiancé Justin Hayes, 18, were transported to a burn center in Augusta, GA. Hines is being treated for smoke inhalation.
"As far as we know right now, she didn't have any burns. Her air way was three quarters of the way blocked," Boudreaux said.
Hayes suffered burns to his leg and foot, Boudreaux said.
Boudreaux said, Hines' two children Mason Landrum, 2, and Matthew Jr.Landrum, 1, were transported to Oschners Hospital in New Orleans for treatment for smoke inhalation and minor burns.
Fire officials are investigating what caused the 4 a.m. blaze. We'll keep you updated as we continue to follow this story.
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