Mayor Brent Warr - 2008
Warr's beachfront home in Gulfport. Word of Gulfport Mayor Brent Warr's 16-count indictment quickly spread through the city of Gulfport. Many people say they were shocked, not only with the federal charges against the mayor and his wife, but also the many years of prison time and millions in fines the Warrs could face, if they are convicted. Trang Pham-Bui has reaction to the Warrs' legal troubles.More >> Reaction from Gulfport city council members ranged from shock to sorrow after hearing news of the mayor's federal indictment. The city's chief administrator, John Kelly, wants citizens to know that the business of the city will continue to move forward. Dr. Kelly said he expects Mayor Warr back at his desk at "seven forty five" Thursday morning.More >> Gulfport Mayor Brent Warr issued the following statement shortly after the indictment was announced.More >> The rumors that have swirled around Brent Warr for almost a year are true. The federal government has built a case that accuses Gulfport's mayor -- and his wife -- of Katrina fraud. Brent and Laura Warr both pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a 16 count indictment. Brad Kessie reports.More >> It started with an e-mail last Tuesday. A Gulfport businessman dropped me a note, because he heard gossip that Brent Warr had been indicted. By late Friday afternoon, the phones at WLOX News rang off the hook. People "in the know" claimed that the Gulfport mayor had been served with legal papers.More >> Read the federal indictment against Gulfport Mayor Brent Warr and wife Laura.More >>
Two Gulfport teens are charged with murder after police say they shot Lamont Hayes in his home last week and left him to die.More >> Two Gulfport teens are charged with murder after police say they shot Lamont Hayes in his home last week and left him to die. Monday night, investigators tracked down Jalen Shaquille Williams, 19, and arrested him at his home. Rashad Rejohn Johnson, 17, was arrested Monday at the Harrison County Juvenile Detention Facility, where he was being held on an unrelated charge.More >> Singing River Health System has announced the closure of two more primary care clinics as part of a realignment program. The Gautier and D'Iberville facilities will close August 29.
We will rebound. That's Singing River Health System CEO Kevin Holland's response to the announcement that two clinics are closing in South Mississippi. Those facilities are in Gautier and D'Iberville. Holland said it's also unfortunate that several people will lose their jobs because of the closings.More >> According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, Lamont Hayes, 41, was shot in the groin area and bled to death just a few hours later Tuesday night.More >> An area of Gulfport still reeling from the brutal murder of a child last week was hit with another violent death Tuesday night. According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove, Lamont Hayes, 41, was shot in the groin area and bled to death just a few hours later.More >> (WMC) – A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. As a result, the following 12 people were arrested: Preston K. Mitchell, 52, Memphis, Tenn., charged with procuring prostitutionMore >> A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. Twelve people were arrested.More >> Jerry Lee Taylor, 25, was killed Monday morning after an explosion at the Omega Protein plant in Moss Point. Three other subcontractors were injured, but only one remained hospitalized Monday evening.More >> Jerry Lee Taylor, 25, was killed Monday morning after an explosion at the Omega Protein plant in Moss Point. Three other subcontractors were injured, but only one remained hospitalized Monday evening.