HANCOCK COUNTY -- Sheriff's officials are warning the public about a dangerous batch of Spice that surfaced last week, killing two of its users almost instantly and hospitalizing several others.
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State and federal officials overseeing $1 billion provided by BP PLC to spur recovery from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Monday that they're proposing another 10 projects totaling $134 million.
GULFPORT -- Weekend killings moved the Gulfport police chief to frustration Monday, leading to sharp words for the city's "criminal subculture" and those who see criminal activity and don't report it.
PASCAGOULA -- A Pascagoula man who used Scripture from the Bible to justify sexually assaulting a minor will serve 20 years day-for-day in prison.
The large number of Biloxi mayoral candidates on the April 28 special election ballot is affecting at least one candidate forum.
OCEAN SPRINGS -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined an Ocean Springs contractor $58,700 for ignoring fall protection standards that may have prevented the Nov. 11, 2014, death of Gerald Moran after a 30-foot fall.
GULFPORT -- A felon has been sentenced to prison for 10 years, day-for-day, for selling a handgun to a Gulfport pawn shop.
A spokesman for a Muslim couple in Alabama on Monday said their 20-year-old daughter fled a Birmingham suburb to join Islamic State militants in Syria after being recruited via the Internet.
Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries is recalling all of its products on the market after two samplings of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis.
PASCAGOULA -- An independent auditor told the Jackson County Board of Supervisors on Monday that Singing River Health System's prior management team counted as income $88 million in patient debt SRHS was unable to collect.
'Gutter,' 'P-Nut,' 'Animal' plead guilty in New Orleans to running violent interstate prostitution ring
The women that he prostituted were not allowed to speak to or look at any other pimps, court documents say. On multiple occasions, Phillips ordered one of the women whom he had forced and coerced to prostitute to physically assault other women who had broken his rules.
GULFPORT -- A federal judge sentenced a Connecticut man to 120 years in prison Monday for distributing Spice in Harrison and Jackson counties and elsewhere through online sales.
A group is starting a ballot initiative that proposes limiting Mississippi lawmakers and statewide elected officials to two consecutive four-year terms in the same office.
An alleged case of road rage led to the arrest of Aaron Hammons, 18, of Long Beach, according to Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara.