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Bay St. Louis woman embezzles $30k from softball team

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) – A Bay St. Louis business woman has been arrested for embezzling nearly $30,000 from the Mississippi West Coast Softball League team, officials say. Robin Gill, 45, also worked as a volunteer for the team. She turned herself in to authorities after deputies had investigated allegations of …Read More

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Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department foils arson plan

(WLOX) – The Pearl River County Sheriff District Attorney’s Department says it foiled a plan by three men to burn down a house. Now those men are facing charges for attempted arson. Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison says multiple agencies worked together to stop a home on Hwy. 43 from …Read More

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Woman Beaten After Running Over Toddler

DEERFIELD, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say a woman was dragged from her SUV and beaten after running over a toddler in Florida. A Broward Sheriff’s Office news release says the fatal accident and beating occurred Sunday afternoon. Authorities say 22-month-old Neallie Junior Saxon III was playing with other children in …Read More

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BREAKING: Child Hit By Stray Bullet In Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile Police responded to a home where a child was shot on South Scott Street late Monday evening. According to witnesses at the scene, a bullet entered into a home where the young girl, possibly 5 to 7 years old, was shot in the arm. Neighbors …Read More

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Marijuana Candy Among Drugs Seized From Man’s Home

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say a Mississippi man who’s accused of having nearly $15,000 worth of marijuana products in his home has been arrested. News outlets report 40-year-old Homer Russell Smith was arrested Monday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director …Read More

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Man Dead, Officer Wounded in Alabama Shooting

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say Alabama police who tried to question three people wound up in a shootout that left a man dead and an officer wounded near Birmingham. The shooting occurred early Thursday in the suburban city of Homewood. Police Sgt. John Carr tells local news outlets that …Read More

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Traffic picking up as cruisers roll through the Coast

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – It’s another record-setting year for Cruisin’ the Coast. More than 8,000 car enthusiasts are registered and it’s only day three of the eight-day event. Cruisin’ celebrates the classics, and as cars roll in – so does the traffic. Biloxi police are already seeing more vehicles on …Read More