The Harrison County MS Sheriff's Department released more information Thursday pertaining to their investigation into a West Harrison High School student who brought a gun, two knives and two throwing stars to school.
Charity Kay Morris, 30, is accused of kidnapping a woman in Ocean Springs. The alleged victim asked a store clerk at Rouses Market to call the police. When officers arrived, Morris told them the woman wasn't being held against her will.
The Conference USA baseball tournament at MGM Park in Biloxi, MS, has been plagued with inclement weather, including thunderstorms. C-USA officials have the option of deciding to change the format to single-elimination ahead of Sunday's 1 p.m. title game.
The biggest Southern sting ray or tiger shark will net a $25,000 prize at the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo. Two Gulfport companies anted up prizes in those two categories at this year's event, scheduled for June 29-July 4.
Novelist and professor Jesmyn Ward, a native of DeLisle on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, is a big deal. She was named one of Time Magazine's most influential people in 2018 and spoke at Tulane University commencement in New Orleans, LA.
The National Weather Service says there's an 80 percent chance that Invest 90L will develop into a tropical depression over the Memorial Day Weekend. It is expected to bring lots of rain to the Gulf Coast and Biloxi and Gulfport. Some areas may flood.
A former doctor who put an abortion pill into his girlfriend's tea when she was 17 weeks pregnant to cause her to have a miscarriage was sentenced to 20 years in prison but will serve only three years after she asked the court for leniency.
SnapChat says Cosmo After Dark, the Friday night stories hosted by Cosmopolitan, has been discontinued after one week. The stories, housed on the Snapchat Discover platform, were sex-oriented, though not pornographic.
An Ohio man who police say fatally shot his wife and stepdaughter before killing himself laughed “hysterically” as he did it, family members said. Jennifer Sirons and Andrea Heiser were laid to rest Tuesday after the shooting last week.
Former Kentucky player and New Orleans Pelicans forward Darius Miller just completed his most successful season in the NBA, but he's not taking it easy, bringing in his Lexington personal trainer to get faster for next year.
George County MS officials say they have broken up a dog fighting ring and arrested Kofe Benard Riley. Sheriff says deputies recovered 24 injured dogs and several roosters believed to have been used for fighting.
Single mom Jennifer Linzey thought she was hiring a licensed contractor for a $30,000 remodel of her Ocean Springs home, but she learned the hard way that Shaun Dennison has no Mississippi license and was previously fined for working without one.
Jennifer Linzey of Ocean Springs MS wishes she had checked with the Mississippi State Board of Contractors before her home remodeling job. They could have told her that the man she hired, Shaun Dennison, was not a licensed contractor.
Conference USA has been forced to revise its schedule after thunderstorms forced the postponement of games. Southern Miss-UAB and Charlotte-UTSA were both postponed until Thursday after thunderstorms lingered in the Biloxi area Wednesday night.
Jackson County MS District Attorney Tony Lawrence wants law changes to pave the way for prosecuting people in Mississippi on felony charges in abuse cases such as the assault on a St. Martin special education student on a school bus.
Jackson County MS mother Holly Fedele told the Jackson County School Board that she wants to see superintendent Barry Amacker removed from office after abuse of a special needs girl went unreported to the Mississippi Department of Education.
The Conference USA baseball tournament will face plenty of rain this week. There are rules in place in the event that the tournament can't finish due to inclement weather in MS. Southern Miss is the No. 1 seed at Biloxi's MGM Park. The title game is Sunday.