BAY ST. LOUIS, MS (WLOX) – The Bay St. Louis City Council is showing support for a new proposal to bring back passenger rail service to the Coast. In a letter addressed to Governor Phil Bryant from Coast lawmakers, the plan calls for Amtrak service to be added from... Read More.
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) – Four teenagers in three different school districts are now under arrest for making threats to their classmates. A 15-year-old student at Harrison Central High School is charged with Posting an Injurious Message, which is a felony. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson said someone reported the... Read More.
HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) – Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the suspects involved with an attempted ATM theft in Saucier. On Feb. 19 at around 1:30 a.m., two unknown suspects broke into the front door of a convenience store located on Hwy. 49. Officials say they tried... Read More.
PICAYUNE, MS (WLOX) – Shoppers Value Foods is set to acquire two Winn-Dixie stores in Picayune. The stores are included in the acquisition of seven total Winn-Dixie stores in New Orleans and Mississippi from Southeastern Grocers. “We are pleased to have reached an agreement with SEG for these seven... Read More.
OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) – A Jackson County baby is dead and his mother’s boyfriend has been charged with capital murder. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell says 7-month old Tanner Cowart died today at USA Medical Center in Mobile. Last Friday morning, the suspect, Michael Harris, 27, was at home with 7-month... Read More.
BILOXI Councilman Kenny Glavan announced Tuesday that Embassy Suites has an agreement to build a hotel at the Coast Coliseum and Convention Center. But Coliseum executive director Matt McDonnell said the deal isn’t finalized yet. “No deal yet,” said Matt McDonnell, Coliseum executive director. “We’re still working on a... Read More.
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) – A man found dead in the woods of Gulfport Wednesday morning appears to have died of natural causes. Just before 7am, police were called to an area near 25th Avenue and 24th Street where a homeless camp is located. A man was found in a... Read More.
HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) – The Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 307 of the Naval Retirement Home presented the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office with a check Tuesday. The check was given to the sheriff’s office after Vice President of the Association Ms. Faye Jefferson and Master at Arms Diane Dopp... Read More.