Most police officers would agree their job is to protect and serve, even when off duty. That was the case when a crime occurred at the Walmart Supercenter in Ocean Springs. Police say a thief was stopped right in his tracks after he snatched a woman’s purse, as an off-duty police officer and some fellow […]
Today a known Simon City Royal gang member is sentenced to 22 years in prison for a 2015 kidnapping in Jackson County. Thirty-year-old Christopher Gray pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to kidnap and one count of kidnapping. On July 25th, 2015, Christopher Gray and five other Simon City Royals were accused of kidnapping […]
Today justice for the family of a transgender woman killed by a Navy sailor last July in Jackson County. Dwanya Hickerson met Dee Whigham online, they went to a hotel in St. Martin, had sex, and then Hickerson stabbed Whigham and stole her purse. He was sentenced to 40 years for the murder and 15 […]
A Gulfport man will serve 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to forcible sexual intercourse and child pornography. Today, Circuit Court Judge Roger Clark sentenced 34-year-old Julian Gray to 30 years in prison with ten years suspended and 20 years to serve without parole. This sentencing comes after interviews with a prior girlfriend alleging […]
It’s a special ceremony in honor of those who protect and serve throughout the community. The Waveland Community Unity Organization is hosting their second annual First Responders Banquet as a thank you for all they’ve done. News 25’s Taylor Rubach joins us in Bay St. Louis and gives us more details on this special evening.
Gulfport Police Department needs assistance locating missing person Thomas Allan Atkins. Atkins was last seen 7/18 walking in the area of Darran St. He is described as 5’11”, 49-years-old. He was wearing tan cargo pants and a blue polo. Anyone with information is asked to call Gulfport PD at 228-868-5959.
Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich says the city is one step closer to solving the sand problem on Highway 90. Mayor Gilich held a meeting earlier this week with a group of university researchers in an effort to come up with a solution for sand blowing on the roadway. He suggested building a seawall like […]
As we head into the dog days of summer, the heat is turning up. Here on the Coast, the heat indices will be well into the 100s through the end of the week and you need to keep safety in mind while you enjoy the sunshine. According to noheatstroke.org, 723 children have died in the […]
Firefighters battled flames at a home in Harrison County this morning under intense heat. Multiple agencies responded around 7:45 to heavy flames spewing out of the two story home off Edwin Ladner Road. Because of the extensive fire and smoke damage, officials believe the fire began on the first floor. No one was home at […]