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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:07 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:07:07 GMT
"Study the past if you would define the future." Those words were once said by Confucius and those are the words the Historical Society of Gulfport strives toward for its city. Wednesday, that societyMore >>
Hoping to highlight Gulfport's history, members will be making that building a museum and welcome center for the city.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 >>
KALAMAZOO, MI (WNEM) -
Kalamazoo police officers on routine patrol said they encountered a suspicious person sitting in a parked vehicle behind a hotel around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Officers said they had a brief conversation with the man and their attention was drawn to the car's trunk when the man unexpectedly hit the trunk release and stated, "I hit a deer, I figured you would want to see it."
The man, a Kalamazoo resident, told police he had a dead deer in the trunk which he had accidentally hit with his car on an outlying area road. The man said he wanted to use the meat from the road kill to feed his family. When officers asked to inspect the deer to see if it had been properly tagged, the man agreed.
As one officer cautiously opened the trunk, he was surprised to find the deer very much alive.
Sensing freedom, the young deer sprang from the trunk, quickly acclimated itself with it's new surroundings and made a run for it. The deer fled into a nearby wooded area and wasn't seen again.
>>Click on the video at the top of this story to see the deer flee the scene<<
Officers said the man was at a loss for words, as the deer was not as mortally wounded as he initially thought.
Authorities are reminding Michiganders that vehicle-deer crashes are a year-round problem, especially during the spring and fall as the state's estimated 2,000,000 deer are most active during these times.
Each year there are more than 60,000 vehicle-deer crashes reported in the State of Michigan.
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