GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) – Gulf Coast Marathon organizers stopped in Gulfport and presented a commemorative print to the city Tuesday. “We’re presenting the art prints to the different mayors in the different cities along the Gulf Coast,” said Jonathan Dziuba, the race director for the Gulf Coast Marathon. Dziuba... Read More.
SAUCIER, MS (WLOX) – A hoverboard burst into flames while being charged and started a house fire in Saucier, officials say. The fire was reported at about 10:40 a.m. after a neighbor heard an explosion, saw fire on the front porch of the Graham Dr. residence and ran to... Read More.
SAUCIER, MS (WLOX) – Some people pumping gas at a station in Saucier just off Highway 49 may have gotten more than just fuel. For the second time the One Stop Robinwood gas station was hit by thieves. Harrison County Sheriff’s investigators say they found card skimming devices used to... Read More.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama lawmakers have voted to allow the use of nitrogen gas to execute death row inmates. The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday voted 75-23 for the bill. It now moves to Gov. Kay Ivey for her signature. The bill would allow execution by nitrogen... Read More.
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – The 41st annual Coast Con wrapped up Sunday on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Die-hard fans packed the convention center for the three-day event. For them, it’s not just a convention, it’s a way of life. “We help people find out about a new fandom and... Read More.
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) – Wednesday, the dream finally became a reality. The 15-million-dollar Ocean Adventure attraction is now open at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies IMMS in Gulfport. This new facility could become a game changer when it comes to luring visitor to the Coast. At Ocean Adventures,... Read More.
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) – The Mississippi Department of Corrections stated an inmate serving 82 years for three cocaine convictions died after collapsing in his housing area at South Mississippi Correctional Institution in Greene County. Terry Dora, 39, was pronounced dead at Greene County Hospital in Leakesville at 8:20 p.m.... Read More.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A man convicted of killing his employer is set to be executed by the state of Alabama after dropping his appeals and asking to be put to death. Fifty-year-old Michael Wayne Eggers is scheduled to receive a lethal injection at 6 p.m. Thursday at a... Read More.