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Convicted Florida Killer Set For Execution

STARKE, Fla. (AP) – A Florida inmate convicted of killing two people after a night of drinking decades ago is set to be executed in Florida. Michael Lambrix was convicted of killing Clarence Moore and Aleisha Bryant in 1983. Prosecutors said he killed the pair outside his trailer near LaBelle, …Read More

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Moss Points second Cruisin’ the River City is a hit

MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) – Moss Point is fairly new to the Cruisin’ the Coast scene, but based on Tuesday’s turnout, you probably can’t tell. “I’m thinking around 800, there’s a lot of cars here today,” said cruiser Glenda Pryor. City leaders say their tallies are even higher than that. …Read More

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Cruisin’ the Coast on track for another record-breaking year

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) – The 21st annual Cruisin’ the Coast is on pace to set records again. As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, 7,798 cars have registered for this year’s event. That’s just 159 short of last year’s record-setting registration number of 7,957. “We’re at 7,798, and it’s only Tuesday. We planned for …Read More

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Mississippi Student Dies As Car Runs Under School Bus

ASHLAND, Miss. (AP) – A north Mississippi student is dead and two are injured after a car ran under a school bus. Benton County Deputy Coroner tells WHBQ-TV that 14-year-old Kahleb McKinnie, an Ashland High School freshman, was killed Tuesday morning. A sixth-grade student, McKinnie’s cousin, was critically injured and …Read More

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Prison Escapee Sought in North Alabama

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) – Authorities are searching for an inmate they say is missing from a work release center in northern Alabama. State officials say 23-year-old Christian Anthony Legendre left his assigned job location in Florence around 12:35 a.m. Wednesday. The Alabama Department of Corrections says Legendre has been serving …Read More

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Deputies: Argument ends with a shooting in Mississippi

KILN, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say a man has been shot several times following an altercation in Mississippi. The Sun Herald reports 27-year-old Bo Blanchard was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with a backyard shooting on Friday night in Kiln. Hancock County Sheriff’s Office Chief …Read More

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Former prison nurse sentenced for sneaking pot into facility

GREENE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) – A former nurse at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution in Greene County was sentenced to four years in prison for sneaking marijuana into the facility on April 28, 2014. District Attorney Tony Lawrence said Sara Lana Denning, of Wiggins, was an LPN at the facility when …Read More