Biloxi schools to see increased security due to social media post

The Biloxi School District will see an increased presence of police officers on campus Thursday after officials were made aware of a concerning social media post.

Coast hotels hoping to catch some Georgia fans headed to Sugar Bowl

Biloxi Fire Department’s new station includes training facility

First responders pay tribute to fallen Miss. soldier during trip to final resting place

  Christmas on the Bayou set to light up the water in Gulfport this weekend

WANTED: Photos of second suspect in Goose Point burglary released by police

Gulfport Chamber honors First Responders of the Year

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  Country music network Circle to launch with 16 shows, including ‘Opry Live’

  South Mississippi Strong: Twins helping better the Coast on both sides of the bridge

DeVos: Defrauded students may only get partial loan relief

  Business opening plays role in revitalization of downtown Gulfport

  Future of Mississippi’s flag discussed in shadow of state’s birthday

  How to deal with Seasonal Affective Disorder

  Jones County schools demonstrate new safety technology for school buses

School buses in Jones County are getting new technology to ensure the safety of children as they are getting on and off the bus.

  Caught on Video: Miss. high school teacher assaults student

A mother is pressing charges after a teacher laid hands on her child.

  Caught on Video: Miss. high school teacher assaults student

A mother is pressing charges after a teacher laid hands on her child.

  State senators answer questions at annual Pre-Legislative Briefing

Topics included recreational marijuana, teacher pay raises, how to best use lottery proceeds.

UMMC breaks ground on facility for children with medically complex conditions

Puppies with partially missing legs arrive at Jackson animal shelter

Cleveland native Ted Ginn Jr. shows young fan how to stand for the national anthem before NFL game (video)

  NASA shines spotlight on Stennis Space Center

2 men charged after shooting near JSU campus left 1 injured

Mississippi school district sues maker of e-cigarettes

December 10 is Mississippi’s birthday

Mississippi was admitted into the U.S. as the 20th state in the Union on December 10, 1817.

Thousands of marathon runners expected on the Coast this weekend

Thousands of runners will be on the Gulf Coast for the marathon this weekend. Anyone else traveling down Hwy. 90 on Sunday may want to take a different route.

Toy drive donations end Wednesday

It’s the season of giving. However, those who wish to give a toy to students in the George County School District this holiday, only have one day left to do so.

Bomb squad investigating ‘suspicious item’ at Biloxi house

The bomb squad for Biloxi Police Department is investigating a “suspicious item” that was spotted by officers trying to serve an arrest warrant.

  Coast non-profit aims to offer hope and housing

South Mississippi Aids Task Force is working to provide temporary housing for those with HIV.

Last full moon of the decade to peak at 12:12 on 12/12

The 2010s are going out in style; cosmic style.

  Turning tragedy into inspiration, Long Beach father creates charity in memory of his son

From grieving to giving, a Long Beach father, who lost his son in a drowning, is now remembering his child by carrying on an act of kindness he credits his son for starting.

Infinity Science Center becomes certified sensory inclusive

Grant money, totaling $4,000, from KultureCity and Coast Electric helped provide the Space Center staff with training in recognizing and assisting those with sensory sensitivities, as well as tools to help those in need enjoy their experience.

Sediment piled high in the Bonnet Carre Spillway after an unprecedented year

The Mississippi River deposited millions of gallons of sand into the Bonnet Carre Spillway this year

  MDOT receives a multi-million dollar federal grant to buy buses for public transit

MDOT was recently awarded more than $5.6 million dollars to purchase more buses and related equipment.

  Bay St. Louis gearing up for train service

Plans to bring Amtrak’s passenger service back to the coast could create business and tourism opportunities.

  2 Bibles and wooden cross survive a devastating house fire in Ft. Mitchell

A fire in East Alabama destroyed one family’s home, leaving them scrambling to figure out their next steps. But a few specific items that survived the fire are giving them hope to move forward.

  Lane Kiffin lays out vision for Ole Miss football program

“This is a partnership here coming together today that I believe takes Ole Miss to the national level,” said Kiffin. “I’ve said before there’s football, and then there’s the SEC.”

LSU QB Joe Burrow named Heisman Trophy finalist

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been named a finalist for the Heisman Trophy.

  NASA shows off SLS at Artemis Day

From Mercury, to Gemini, to Apollo, to the Space Shuttle. Now, it’s Artemis, NASA'S next evolution of space travel, and the agency says it will take astronauts and exploring the stars to the Moon and beyond.

Mother, grandmother indicted after 5-year-old Mississippi girl drowns in pond

The mother also faces four additional charges stemming from a previous incident.

Utah woman sues Mississippi fair over super slide injury

The slide has operated for 30 years at the fairgrounds and is among the event’s most popular rides

  Hackers infect Pascagoula’s data systems, demand ransom

The city of Pascagoula is continuing its efforts in keeping the city’s computer systems secured after it was hit with cyber attacks on November 28.

Man arrested, charged with murder after shooting in George County

George County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 62-year-old Michael Alex Brock after he was identified as the suspect in a shooting that left another man dead Sunday, December 8.

Kiffin wants to bring Ole Miss to ‘national level’ as head coach

Ole Miss is set to welcome its new head football coach in a big way.

  $100K winning lottery ticket sold in Ridgeland

One lucky Mississippi Lottery winner is $100,000 richer.

  Share your holiday photos and videos with WLOX

Share your photos and videos of the light displays, decorations, and visits with Santa you’re enjoying this season and you may see it show up on TV!

2020 Crawfish Music Festival lineup released

The lineup for the 2020 Crawfish Music Festival has been released and tickets go on sale this week.

Funeral location changes for fallen officers funeral; moved to Mayfair Church of Christ

Billy Clardy III is remembered for his dedication to others and his steadfast service

  Watching Your Wallet: Make smart money moves before 2020

From maxing out retirement contributions to checking your car insurance rates, experts say there are a few smart financial steps to take before the new year starts.

Police find more than $100,000 of meth in air fryer shipping to south Louisville

An investigation has been started by Louisville Metro Police after tracking a package containing $100,000 of meth inside an air fryer.

  Toy drive helps fuel fun at Ocean Springs Christmas parade

Generous spirits and Christmastime fun came together Sunday in Ocean Springs for the city’s annual Christmas parade.

  Delivery driver helps local family during and after devastating house fire

A FedEx driver was in the right place at the right time last week when a Bay St. Louis home caught fire. Now, he is helping the family pick up the pieces.

  Motorcycle club makes holidays brighter for Cupcake McKinney’s brother

The Low Riders Motorcycle Club help different organizations every year around the holidays. This year they also wanted to reach out to the family of three-year-old Kamille "Cupcake" McKinney.

  ‘It’s just horrible’: Residents sound off after nearly two dozen shot in Jackson in one week

"People are NOT going to stay here if it is NOT safe."

  Former Seashore Mission pastoral director finds new path in restaurant business

Judy Cottrell is at home in the kitchen. She and her husband, Tim, started Miss Julies Market in May in Wiggins.

Turkey Creek community remembers Yaryan-Phoenix plant explosion on 76th anniversary

Turkey Creek residents consecrated and remembered the tragic Yaryan-Phoenix plant explosion and celebrated things to come Sunday on the 76th anniversary of the event.

Facebook may be pulled into United Cajun Navy hearings; more legal action expected, spokesperson says

A spokesman for the United Cajun Navy (UCN) anticipates Facebook will be pulled into hearings about a group on the platform in which several members are alleged to have posted potentially stolen and falsified information to make claims against UCN.

Four vehicles collide, truck overturns after accident on I-10 in Harrison County

Troopers with the Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) worked an early morning accident on I-10 around the 27 mile marker in Harrison County Sunday around 6:30 a.m.

  Pups take over Harrison County Fairgrounds

Over 500 dogs are competing in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Winter Classic Dog Show.

  Family of Hard Rock collapse victim hold vigil by the site

The family of Quinnyon Wimberly, a victim of the Hard Rock collapse, held a vigil today just blocks from the site nearly two months since the collapse.

SEC CHAMPS: No. 2 LSU crushes No. 4 Georgia in SEC championship game

No. 2 LSU dominated No. 4 Georgia in all three phases of the game to crush the Bulldogs in the SEC championship game.

Gulfport police warning of scam phone calls

The Gulfport Police Department is warning residents after receiving complaints about scam telephone calls.

78 years ago, bombs fell on Pearl Harbor. Vets paused to remember the tragic day

“We were highly trained for war. We knew it was going to happen, we just didn’t know when.”

  Pink Up: Organization donates knitted prosthetics to breast cancer survivors

Nurses at Forrest General Hospital are working together to provide comfort for those who go through breast cancer surgery.

Ole Miss confirms Lane Kiffin as new head football coach

The University of Mississippi has finalized a deal with Lane Kiffin to become the new head coach of the Ole Miss football program.

Thousands of wreaths placed in Biloxi National Cemetery

More than 20,000 wreaths now adorn the gravesites of our nation’s heroes at the Biloxi National Cemetery.

15th annual Christmas in the City draws thousands to downtown Biloxi

Downtown Biloxi got into the holiday spirit Saturday for the 15th annual Christmas in the City.

Fatal Pearl River County wreck claims one life

One person is dead after a two-vehicle wreck in Pearl River County Saturday morning.

Pedestrian killed after struck by truck on MS 63 in Jackson County

One person is dead after walking in front of a truck on MS Highway 63 around 5:20 a.m. on December 7, 2019.

Three killed after car crashes into tree on I-10 in Hancock County

Three people are dead after a single-vehicle car accident on I-10 in Hancock County.

  Community comes together to support football team at Picayune Pep Rally

West side Elementary hosted a pep rally on Friday to show Picayune High football players they have the communities support.

Christmas in the Pass celebrates 34 years of holiday cheer

The 34th annual Christmas in the Pass brought hundreds downtown for a night of holiday-themed fun.

  Seabee Base increases security following Pensacola shooting

The security staff on base takes part in routine active shooter drills. The shootings in Pensacola and earlier this week at a Navy Shipyard in Hawaii serve as reminders of why those drills are needed.

  Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

The assault, which ended when a sheriff’s deputy killed the attacker, was the second fatal shooting at a U.S. Navy base this week and prompted a massive law enforcement response and base lockdown.

Acting Pascagoula city manager resigns

Frank Corder, acting Pascagoula city manager, has turned in his resignation this week.

Ole Miss student who led charge to relocate Confederate monument on campus named Rhodes Scholar

An Ole Miss senior is making history as the university’s first African-American female Rhodes Scholar. She also pushed for a confederate monument on campus to be relocated, and that process took a big step forward Friday.

  Pep rally gets Poplarville Hornets ready for state championship game

The Poplarville Hornets are getting ready, once again, to play for a state championship, with hopes of bringing home their first 4A state title.

  Last of three MSU Head Start programs opens in D’Iberville

The Gilbert Mason Head Start Center in D’Iberville opened Friday about a month later than anticipated because of renovation delays.

  Building new holiday traditions in Hancock County

The Bay St. Louis Creative Arts Center has been busy making holiday treats for Waveland and Bay St. Louis.

Navy sailor who killed 2 at Pearl Harbor shipyard was unhappy with commanders

The gunman was identified as 22-year-old Gabriel Romero.

MGCCC Bulldogs return home with hero’s welcome

The signs held by happy Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College football fans as the team arrived back home Friday read "All We Do Is Win."

President Trump approves Mississippi disaster declaration

President Donald J. Trump approved a disaster declaration Friday for the state of Mississippi.