Saturday, May 18 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:08:12 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 >>
The search in Moss Point is over. The body of 55-year-old boater Timothy Gordon has been pulled from the Escatapwa River. Now investigators are saying marijuana may have been involved in the accident.
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 >>
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) -
A Pascagoula man and his mother are both in jail connected to a shooting that sent an elementary school into lockdown Tuesday morning. Pascagoula Police said the lockdown at Cherokee Elementary School was only a precaution, and the shooter never even made it on to the school property.
Investigators said everything started with a fight just before 11am on Brazil Street. Clarence William Jones III shot at another person, who then ran to Cherokee Elementary to escape from Jones. A teacher heard the gunfire, and alerted school officials and police.
Once the officers realized the school was not the crime scene, they took the victim back to Brazil Street. That's where they arrested Jones for attempted aggravated assault and possession of a stolen firearm.
His mother, Trina Peden Ratliff, 40, also lives on Brazil Street, and was arrested for being in possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a stolen firearm.
Both mom and son were being held at the Pascagoula Municipal Jail where they await an initial appearance before Judge Michael Fondren Wednesday morning.
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