A November audit that concluded officials at the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility had ceded control to gang leaders mirrors litigation against another privately run Mississippi prison where gangs allegedly were controlling the prison’s housing units and inmates were doing their own cell counts. Despite the similarities, officials at
A 75-year-old Louisiana woman who founded an African American history museum was discovered dead in the trunk of a car, and police said Saturday that investigators were working diligently to find those responsible. Baton Rouge police Sgt. L’Jean McKneely said investigators were still waiting for a coroner to determine a... Read More.
HARRISON COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - Denise Gill, the assistant tax collector for Harrison County, has been arrested for four separate felony charges of false representation to defraud the government. Gill is accused of submitting fraudulent requests for mileage... Read More.
GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - With every passing week, the Mississippi Aquarium continues to take shape with the frames of all the buildings up and the trademark sails beginning to emerge. “The sails really represent the three pillars that... Read More.
OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) Unedited press release: An impaired driver with no drivers’ license who rear ended another car on Highway 98 in Destin last night later used his handcuffs as a weapon to strike a deputy in the face. 26-year old Angel Santiz Lopez of Santa Rosa... Read More.
SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — A rider on a 3 wheeled motorcycle was killed in Santa Rosa County when his Can Am motorcycle rear-ended another vehicle Monday evening. State troopers say the vehicle slammed into the back of a Ford Explorer that was stopped on Highway 98 at... Read More.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) — According to the City of Fairhope Utilities, a manhole and lift station overflowed due to 8 inches of rain. The overflow resulted in 50,000 to 75,000 gallons of sewer released into a ditch which leads into Big Head Gully which is subsidiary to Tatumville Gully.... Read More.