CRIME & SAFETY
Moss Point Police searching for suspect in Memorial Day armed robbery
MOSS POINT, Miss. (WLOX) - Moss Point Police are actively investigating an armed robbery that happened at a gas station Monday. MPPD says the crime took place at the Raceway on Highway 63 around 3 a.m. According to police, the clerk said a male entered the store, pointed a weapon...
Pascagoula man dies in small plane crash
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) - A Pascagoula man has been identified as the victim of a fatal Louisiana plane crash. Officials confirmed Jonathan C. George was the pilot of a small plane who died in a crash last week off the coast of Grand Isle. The Federal Aviation Administration told the...
3 sentenced in Gulf Coast Walmart arsons
UPDATE (7 p.m.): Jeffery Sikes’ attorney, Tom Walsh, said “The government and the defendant had entered into an agreement for 15 years or the heightened of the guidelines whichever is lower, the lower part of that agreement was nine years that’s what the government asked for however the judge did not see it that way.” […]
Man charged with DUI for fatal Hwy 90 wreck in Biloxi
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - A Louisiana man is charged with aggravated DUI causing death after a wreck Saturday morning at the intersection of Hwy 90 and Veterans Ave. in Biloxi. It happened around 5:20 a.m. and involved only one vehicle. A witnesses who drove past the scene told WLOX News a truck with two people inside had crashed into a street light or power pole.
Biloxi Man Sentenced to over 11 Years in Prison for Conspiracy
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. Biloxi Man Sentenced to over 11 Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl. Friday, May 26,...
Victim of Moss Point gas station shooting identified
MOSS POINT, Miss. (WLOX) - Rodney Davis, 59, has been identified as the victim to a fatal shooting that took place Saturday afternoon. According to Moss Point PD Chief Brandon Ashley, the shooting took place around 3 p.m. at a gas station located at the corner of Main Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard.
Post office in Biloxi to be dedicated in honor of Officer Robert McKeithen
Leaders will gather to dedicate a Biloxi post office in honor of a fallen Biloxi police officer tomorrow. The post office at 140 Lameuse St. will be dedicated as the ‘Robert S. McKeithen Post Office Building’ at 2 tomorrow afternoon. President Biden signed House Bill 3175 into law...
Ocean Springs business owners working to create “culture of safety” following mass shooting
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WLOX) - Leading into Memorial Day weekend, downtown Ocean Springs bars and restaurants are gearing up for busy nights ahead. Those businesses are doing so with an extra focus on keeping their customers safe, less than a month after the mass shooting at The Scratch Kitchen. “I...
Pascagoula 911 dispatch receives new camera gear
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) - Danielle Price is approaching five years as a 911 dispatcher for the Pascagoula Police Department. She knows what it takes to do this very difficult job. And when something comes along that makes it a little easier, it’s hard to hide her excitement. “It’s there,...
Fifth suspect in Pascagoula shooting in March extradited back to state
A suspect in a murder investigation has been extradited back to Mississippi. Omar Edgardo Santiago-Lopez was brought back to Jackson County on Tuesday. He had been arrested March 16 in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Santiago-Lopez is one of five suspects arrested in a shooting that happened March 4 at Spruce Street and...
Mississippi Heroes award Gautier police officer
The center is located on Arlington Street in Pascagoula. Hot and humid Saturday, a few strong to severe storms possible in the afternoon. Seeing the signs of a stroke with Dr. Lee Voulters. Updated: 2 hours ago. |. Stroke kills nearly 150,000 of the 860,000 Americans who die of cardiovascular...
Scratch Kitchen shooting suspect waives preliminary hearing
The suspect in the Scratch Kitchen and Bar shooting has waived his preliminary hearing. Twenty-two-year-old Fa’Darius Williams decided to forego the hearing and instead will await the decision of a Jackson County grand jury. Williams is in the Jackson County Jail with no bond, charged with one count of...
Officer shoots, kills Biloxi man after he attacks her, officials say
Stroke kills nearly 150,000 of the 860,000 Americans who die of cardiovascular disease each year. Waterspouts seen this morning offshore of the Mississippi Coast. Hit-or-miss t-storms showers today and a slightly higher rain chance tomorrow as a system approaches from the northwest. Click and watch the forecast video for details.
Biloxi man charged with assaulting minor children
A Biloxi man is charged with sexually assaulting minors. 36-year-old Quincy Allen is charged with two counts of sexual battery. He is in the Harrison County jail. Bond is set at $400,000. Biloxi Police received a report on May 6 about an assault involving multiple children under the age of...
Mississippi Heroes award Gautier police officer
GAUTIER, Miss. (WLOX) - A Gautier Police officer has been named a Mississippi Hero. Wade Wildman is a retired Air Force K9 handler and has also served with the Harrison County Sheriffs Office for several years. Wildman was nominated by Lisa Shumake. She told Mississippi Heroes all of Wildman’s accomplishments...
Ocean Springs restaurant permanently closes after mass shooting
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WJTV) – A judge has permanently closed an Ocean Springs restaurant that was the scene of a mass shooting on May 5, 2023. The Sun Herald reported the judge ruled that the continued operation of The Scratch Kitchen presents a danger to the city. According to court testimony, city witnesses described talking […]
Mississippi Bureau of Investigation investigating after officer fatally shoots person accused of attacking them
HARRISON COUNTY, Miss. — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is investigating an officer involved shooting involving a Harrison County Board of Supervisor’s County Patrol Officer that occurred on May 18th, 2023, at approximately 4 p.m. near the intersection of Shriners Boulevard and Highway 67 in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Here’s what the threatening note found at Ocean Springs High actually said
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WLOX) - Thursday morning, we’re learning more about the “unauthorized item” and note found at Ocean Springs High School that triggered a shelter in place Wednesday morning. Trey Brennan with Ocean Springs School District tells WLOX News the investigation started around 9 a.m. when...
Police: Officer Fatally Shot Mississippi Man at Scene of Accident
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Police fatally shot a Mississippi man Thursday at the scene of an accident, state investigators said. The shooting happened at an intersection in the south Mississippi city of Biloxi, according to a news release from the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. A Harrison County Board of Supervisor’s county patrol officer was trying to provide medical aid at the scene of an accident when a person “attacked the officer multiple times,” the agency said. The officer then fatally shot the person.
One dead following officer-involved shooting in Harrison County
Ahead of shrimp season, city leaders have granted some relief to a struggling seafood industry in Pass Christian. Ocean Springs High using abundance of caution following discovery of note. Updated: 6 hours ago. |. WLOX News has confirmed with school officials a photo of a note and ammo circulating on...
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