HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A suspect from Baton Rouge is dead after deputies tried to serve a high-risk warrant in Hancock County Monday afternoon. Police say Lawrence Bottoms, 29, was shot by officers after pointing a gun... Read More.
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - When it was announced a year ago, it was advertised as one of the largest economic development projects in the past 40 years in Jackson County. As of Monday, it’s about halfway finished. That project is the $150 million... Read More.
HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The aging Harrison County Adult Detention Center will soon get a $2.5 million upgrade. The Harrison County Board of Supervisors has given the green light for the badly-needed improvements at the jail and have already sent out requests... Read More.
A former slot-machine floor employee at Silver Slipper Casino is in double trouble. Geavoni Reese, 28, faces trial on felony charges of embezzlement and violating the state Gaming Control Act. Silver Slipper also has filed a civil lawsuit against Reese in Hancock County Circuit Court, accusing her... Read More.
GREENE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The Mississippi Department of Corrections is trying to enhance communication with people in Greene County, where the South Mississippi Correction Institute is located. On Thursday, all landlines and cellphones in the county should... Read More.
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, and more are back on display, stacked up on tables and trucks under the I-110 overpass on Howard Avenue in Biloxi. It’s the Charles R. Hegwood Community Market and it’s back open for the spring season.
SAUCIER, MS (WLOX) - A Gulfport man is recovering in the hospital after his vehicle collided with a train on the Pine Street Crossing in Saucier Tuesday afternoon. Sheriff Troy Peterson with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department confirmed... Read More.