A jury finds Stephen Redmond guilty of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Robert Walters in Gulfport MS. He was convicted in Harrison County Circuit Court for a killing that happened in his Gulf Coast home.
Wayne Claude Adams faces charges of murder in the death of missing Biloxi MS woman Amber Rose Barnett, and sexual battery, drug and firearm charges. He used online dating services to meet women, court papers allege.
Former MDMR head Bill Walker of Ocean Springs MS on the Gulf Cosat could be going back to prison. Federal authorities are trying to revoke his house arrest for failing to make monthly restitution for embezzling from MS agency.
Buddy Randall Cox of Gulfport has been arrested on a felony child abuse charge in Harrison County. The sheriff said Cox struck his baby because it wouldn’t stop crying. The child is in critical condition.
Jonathan Fruth of Gulfport and Rachel Byrd of Vancleave died in a MS crash on an Ocean Springs Bridge, police say. The survivor, Martin Helton of Gulf Shores, is under intensive care. They were ejected.
A Gautier MS man is headed to prison for domestic violence-related killing of his common law wife, Amanda Hicks, in Jackson County, Mississippi. Amanda Hicks was beaten, tied to a tree and burned behind a Gulf Coast church.
U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst announced a task force that arrested more than a dozen career criminals or gang members on federal gun charges in Jackson County. The task force expects more arrests on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi MS says it has not advised military to use caution in seeking housing in Ocean Springs on the Gulf Coast due to racist events. OS flies the state flag with a Confederate emblem.
Tim Bennett of Overtime Sports says a lawsuit he filed against the Biloxi MS Shuckers and its owners has been settled. The terms of the lawsuit were not disclosed. Bennett is back as Shuckers vice president.
Kaylee Foster of MS Gulf Coast grabbed the national spotlight when she became homecoming queen and the game-winning kicker for Ocean Springs High football team. Foster is set to go on GMA with Michael Strahan.