The Biloxi School District might have violated its own policy on dealing with complaints from parents. It changed the 8th grade lesson plan instead of giving the children involved with the complaint an alternative book to read.
Vincent Dronet, 61, has been identified as the man killed in an officer-involved shooting in Biloxi on Wednesday. The officer involved in the shooting is on administrative leave with pay pending an internal police investigation.
A man died in an officer-involved shooting in Biloxi on Wednesday after police say he tried to ram a vehicle with his pickup truck. The man was a shoplifting suspect and officers were trying to stop him, an investigator said.
Controversial House Bill 1523, also known as Mississippi’s “religious freedom” bill, went into effect Tuesday, but opponents of the law have filed an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down they law they say is discriminatory.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has announced that South Mississippi beaches are closed as a precaution while debris is removed and bacteria levels are sampled in the Mississippi Sound.