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Murder suspect’s home burned in Lincoln County

A fire has destroyed the home of a Mississippi man charged with killing eight people. Sheriff Steve Rushing in Lincoln County says nobody was in the mobile home in Bogue Chitto when firefighters answered a fire call before dawn on Sunday. Rushing says the home belonged to Willie Cory Godbolt, who is jailed without bond. […]
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Jackson County murder suspect waives preliminary hearing

The case for the capital murder suspect accused of killing a man in Latimer will be sent to the grand jury after Thomas Stafford waived his preliminary hearing this morning in Jackson County. The 40-year-old is accused of murdering his roommate, 65-year-old Jerry Kirkendall, by strangulation before stuffing his body into a freezer at a […]
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Felony eluding arrest in Biloxi

An Alabama man was arrested in Biloxi for felony eluding. Sixty-four year-old Robert Mitchell Bennefield of Opelika, Alabama drove away Sunday night as an officer was attempting to pull him over. As officers attempted to catch up to Bennefield, he crashed into another vehicle. Bennefield and one of the occupants of the other vehicle were […]
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Officers arrested and charged with DUI and Disorderly Conduct

Two South Mississippi police officers have been charged with DUI and disorderly conduct. The officers were arrested Friday after Jackson County sheriff deputies responded to a call of a fight in the parking lot of Beachview Package Store. The Moss Point officer, Raymond Lias, and the Pascagoula officer, Michael Ladnier, were both off duty at […]
2 weeks ago
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One Dead, One in Custody After Late Night Shooting

One man is dead and another is in custody after a shooting in Pass Christian late Sunday night. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson says 19 year old David Ryals is accused of shooting Blake Carroll around 11 p.m. Sunday on Sap Root Road.  The victim was flown to USA Medical Center, but died in the […]
3 weeks ago
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Have you seen this man?

Pass Christian police say this man, who appears to be a black male wearing a grey Army shirt, is wanted for questioning in a felony shoplifting case. Authorities say it happened at the Pass Christian Walmart on May 26th and now they need help identifying who he is. If you recognize this man or know […]
3 weeks ago
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Couple wanted for credit card fraud in Wiggins

The Wiggins Police Department says a man and woman are wanted for stealing and using someone else’s credit cards. Authorities say the suspects were last seen driving an early to mid-2000s model white Honda CRV. Now your help is needed to identify them or let police know where they currently are. Anyone with information is […]
3 weeks ago
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Gulfport armed robbery suspect caught

Gulfport police say they arrested a man responsible for several armed robberies across the city including the one at a gas station this morning. According to Sgt. Joshua Bromen, 46-year-old Johnny Ray Taylor of Gulfport is charged with four counts of armed robbery. Detectives responded to a call at the Citgo Gas Station on Pass […]
3 weeks ago
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D’Iberville man charged with statutory rape

A D’Iberville man was arrested and charged with statutory rape of a 15-year-old today. According to authorities, 22-year-old Terry Lee Sparks was arrested after the parent of the victim reported that Sparks had sexual intercourse with their daughter. Sparks was arrested by Gulfport police on Creosote Road. He was transported to the Harrison County Adult […]
3 weeks ago
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Man shot dead in his vehicle in Hancock County

This morning a man on his way to go fishing was shot to death in Hancock County. That man has been identified as 68-year-old Clifford Burke. Hancock County Investigator Glenn Grannan says 36-year-old Christopher May is arrested and charged with capital murder and impersonating a police officer. Authorities were called to Pleasure Street off of […]