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TRAFFIC ALERT: US 90E East of MS 63, US 90W at Orange Grove Rd.

MOSS POINT, Miss. (WLOX) - All eastbound lanes of US 90 east of MS 63 are currently blocked following a crash. Westbound lanes of US 90 at Orange Grove Rd. are also blocked. Motorists are advised to find an alternate route if possible. Delays are expected to last until at least 4:30 p.m.
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Man charged with murder in deadly Gulfport shooting

GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - A 20-year-old is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault for this week’s deadly shooting at Emerald Pines Apartments. Makhari Seven Gasaway is being held without bond at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center. Brushawn Shawmayne McClam, 27, was shot multiple times during the confrontation...
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Gulfport man arrested in Emerald Pines shooting

Gulfport Police have made an arrest Thursday in a shooting at Emerald Pines Apartments that left one person dead and another in the hospital. Police say on Monday, Makhari Seven Gasaway, 20, got into a fight and pulled a gun, striking Brushawn Shawmayne McClam several times, as well as another female victim.
GULFPORT, MS

Two sentenced in COVID unemployment fraud cases

HANCOCK COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Two men were sentenced after being found guilty of committing unemployment fraud through the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lawrence Scott Riley was found guilty of filing fraudulent unemployment benefit applications for two people in custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC). He was […]
HANCOCK COUNTY, MS
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Bicyclist killed on Tucker Rd. identified

LATIMER, Miss. (WLOX) - A bicyclist hit and killed in Latimer on Monday night has been identified. According to Sheriff Mike Ezell, the victim’s daughter has identified the man as Brett Wilson Brewer, who was 59 years old and a resident of Latimer. The crash happened just before 10...
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Microburst causes damage in Ocean Springs

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WLOX) - Following a weather phenomenon known as a microburst, extensive damage is being reported near Singing River Hospital in Ocean Springs. Reports say the microburst damaged twelve separate cars in addition to one of the hospital’s metal awnings. Four homes and a shoe store near the hospital were also damaged during the event.
OCEAN SPRINGS, MS
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Happening June 25: Fourth annual Pride celebration in Biloxi

Today brings us more intense heat and humidity. Highs will be near 100 this afternoon, and the heat index will be as high as 112. No surprise, we’ll be under another Heat Advisory today. There is a chance for some hit or miss showers and storms this afternoon. Those of us that get rain will have some relief from the heat. Others of us will stay dry. More cloud cover and rain on Sunday could lower temperatures.
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MBI investigates officer-involved shooting in Moss Point

JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened in Moss Point on Thursday, June 23. Authorities with the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS) said the shooting happened near Aster Street. They said the officer involved is a Pascagoula police officer assigned to the Jackson […]
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Florida Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward MageeNews.com a small commission – at no extra cost to you. Florida Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Gulfport, Miss. – A former...
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KSP investigates shooting involving an officer in Breathitt Co.

BREATHITT CO., Ky. (WKYT) - There was a shooting Friday afternoon involving the Breathitt County Sheriff’s Office in the Vancleave community of Breathitt County. Trooper Gayheart of the Kentucky State Police Hazard Post was able to confirm that no officers were injured in the shooting. According to officials, the...
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SCOTUS overturning Roe v. Wade leaves LGBTQ community concern

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - The Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade has left people from the LGBTQ community questioning whether the decision will lead to other bans. During the 4th Annual Gulf Coast Pride Day, several people expressed their concern with the ruling triggering other decisions like bans on same sex marriage.
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Pascagoula K9 killed in the line of duty

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WKRG) — Pascagoula Police Department announced on Facebook that one of their K9 officers was killed in the line of duty Thursday. According to the post, K9 Exo and his handler, officer Prisock were tracking a suspect when the suspect shot at the officer and K9, hitting Exo. Exo was rushed to the […]
PASCAGOULA, MS
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Juveniles who stole guns from house arrested, deputies say

HARRISON COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - Two juveniles were arrested by Harrison County deputies after stealing multiple guns from a house in Saucier Wednesday, June 22. Police arrived at the house and were able to view the victim’s security camera footage, which showed two black males breaking into the home and stealing multiple rifles and handguns.
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