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      • I-10 westbound reopened after deadly Jackson Co. crash

        I-10 westbound reopened after deadly Jackson Co. crash

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:10:01 GMT

        The Mississippi Highway Patrol says four people were killed in a rollover crash on I-10 in Jackson County Wednesday afternoon. 

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        The Mississippi Highway Patrol says four people were killed in a rollover crash on I-10 in Jackson County Wednesday afternoon. 

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      • Former Corrections Commissioner sentenced to 19 years in prison

        Former Corrections Commissioner sentenced to 19 years in prison

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:01:47 GMT
        Source: Madison County Detention CenterSource: Madison County Detention Center

        Former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps will be sentenced today at 9:30 a.m. in U.S. District Judge Wingate's Courtroom. Epps will learn his fate inside federal court today.

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        Former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps will be sentenced today at 9:30 a.m. in U.S. District Judge Wingate's Courtroom. Epps will learn his fate inside federal court today.

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      • Pedestrian hit by car on I-55N at Lakeland Drive

        Pedestrian hit by car on I-55N at Lakeland Drive

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:50:43 GMT
        Source: MDOTSource: MDOT

        All Northbound lanes were shut down on I-55 at Lakeland Drive after a pedestrian was hit by a car Wednesday morning.

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        All Northbound lanes were shut down on I-55 at Lakeland Drive after a pedestrian was hit by a car Wednesday morning.

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      • Drivers deal with traffic delay on I-10 after deadly accident

        Drivers deal with traffic delay on I-10 after deadly accident

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:41:05 GMT
        The accident was just west of the Pascagoula River Bridge and had traffic backed up for miles. (Photo source: WLOX)The accident was just west of the Pascagoula River Bridge and had traffic backed up for miles. (Photo source: WLOX)

        An accident on I-10 in Jackson County that killed four people backed up traffic for hours while officials removed the wreckage and cleaned up a fuel spill. For drivers caught in the aftermath, the wait was long and tough.

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        An accident on I-10 in Jackson County that killed four people backed up traffic for hours while officials removed the wreckage and cleaned up a fuel spill. For drivers caught in the aftermath, the wait was long and tough.

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      • Quality Inn on Briarwood robbed

        Quality Inn on Briarwood robbed

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:24:36 GMT

        Jackson Police investigating a business robbery. Several officers responded to the Quality Inn on Briarwood at I-55. No one was injured.

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        Jackson Police investigating a business robbery. Several officers responded to the Quality Inn on Briarwood at I-55. No one was injured.

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      • Car slams into stalled 18-wheeler on I-20 in Clinton

        Car slams into stalled 18-wheeler on I-20 in Clinton

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:24:02 GMT
        Source: Mark JonesSource: Mark Jones

        The right lane is closed just east of Springridge Road while the left lane is still open. Two people are injured and have been taken to the hospital. One person is in critical condition.

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        The right lane is closed just east of Springridge Road while the left lane is still open. Two people are injured and have been taken to the hospital. One person is in critical condition.

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      • Mississippi denied federal disaster assistance for Holmes/Montgomery Co. residents

        Mississippi denied federal disaster assistance for Holmes/Montgomery Co. residents

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:22:35 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        Gov. Bryant made the request May 11 to help residents make repairs and rebuild homes damaged during severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that hit the areas on April 30, 2017.

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        Gov. Bryant made the request May 11 to help residents make repairs and rebuild homes damaged during severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that hit the areas on April 30, 2017.

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      • Jimmy Kulick leaves a lasting legacy

        Jimmy Kulick leaves a lasting legacy

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:19:55 GMT

        Not a day that goes by that Susan Kulick doesn't think about her partner of 20 years, husband Jimmy Kulick.

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        Not a day that goes by that Susan Kulick doesn't think about her partner of 20 years, husband Jimmy Kulick.

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      • Memorial Day Weekend: Rainy at times

        Memorial Day Weekend: Rainy at times

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:07:31 GMT
        Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

        The weather has finally cleared out for now but it won't last long. Expect highs on Wednesday in the 70s with a slim chance of a shower in the afternoon and early evening. The best chance of rain will fall north of I-20. Otherwise, we're in for cooler and sunnier weather. 

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        The weather has finally cleared out for now but it won't last long. Expect highs on Wednesday in the 70s with a slim chance of a shower in the afternoon and early evening. The best chance of rain will fall north of I-20. Otherwise, we're in for cooler and sunnier weather. 

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      • Jones County man charged with sexual battery

        Jones County man charged with sexual battery

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:06:03 GMT
        Joe Sullivan, 34, makes his way to his first appearance in Jones Co. Justice Court Wednesday. Photo credit WDAM.Joe Sullivan, 34, makes his way to his first appearance in Jones Co. Justice Court Wednesday. Photo credit WDAM.

        On May 21, 2017, Jones County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Davenport Road in Northeast Jones County, where a juvenile female reported being touched inappropriately by Joe Sullivan, 34. 

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        On May 21, 2017, Jones County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Davenport Road in Northeast Jones County, where a juvenile female reported being touched inappropriately by Joe Sullivan, 34. 

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      • Wayne County Sheriff’s Department receives helpful donation

        Wayne County Sheriff’s Department receives helpful donation

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:52:41 GMT
        Wayne county sheriff's department receives donation. Photo credit WDAMWayne county sheriff's department receives donation. Photo credit WDAM

        The Wayne county sheriff’s department is receiving new guns thanks to several churches in the community.

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        The Wayne county sheriff’s department is receiving new guns thanks to several churches in the community.

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      • Rice pitches its way past FAU

        Rice pitches its way past FAU

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:22 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:22:30 GMT
        Source: Flickr Creative CommonsSource: Flickr Creative Commons
        Despite starting from an unfamiliar position in the Conference USA postseason baseball bracket, Rice University played Wednesday morning pretty much as it had in past years. Freshman right-hander Matt Canterino allowed four hits and struck out a career-high 11 batters in a personal-best 7 2/3 innings as Rice topped Florida Atlantic University 5-3 in the opener of The First, A National Banking Association, Conference USA Championship at MGM Park. “Their pitcher threw great...More >>
        Despite starting from an unfamiliar position in the Conference USA postseason baseball bracket, Rice University played Wednesday morning pretty much as it had in past years. Freshman right-hander Matt Canterino allowed four hits and struck out a career-high 11 batters in a personal-best 7 2/3 innings as Rice topped Florida Atlantic University 5-3 in the opener of The First, A National Banking Association, Conference USA Championship at MGM Park. “Their pitcher threw great...More >>
      • Jones County man charged with molestation

        Jones County man charged with molestation

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:18 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:18:11 GMT
        Ellis Ishee. Source: JCSDEllis Ishee. Source: JCSD

        A Jones County man has been charged with child molestation.  

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        A Jones County man has been charged with child molestation.  

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      • Red Snapper season begins Friday

        Red Snapper season begins Friday

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:14:13 GMT
        Red snapper season begins this Friday, May 26 for recreational fishermen in Mississippi waters and runs through September 4. (Photo source: WLOX)Red snapper season begins this Friday, May 26 for recreational fishermen in Mississippi waters and runs through September 4. (Photo source: WLOX)

        The season begins soon for one of the most popular game fish in the gulf. Red snapper season begins this Friday, May 26th for recreational fishermen in Mississippi waters and runs through September 4th.

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        The season begins soon for one of the most popular game fish in the gulf. Red snapper season begins this Friday, May 26th for recreational fishermen in Mississippi waters and runs through September 4th.

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      • Cloe's Story: 'I was tired of being miserable. I didn't feel comfortable as a boy'

        Cloe's Story: 'I was tired of being miserable. I didn't feel comfortable as a boy'

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 2:37 PM EDT2017-05-24 18:37:06 GMT

        With her mom's support, Cloe, who was born Sidney, began her outward transition to become female. She made the decision her junior year in high school, and did it rather quickly.

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        With her mom's support, Cloe, who was born Sidney, began her outward transition to become female. She made the decision her junior year in high school, and did it rather quickly.

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      • Island View breaks ground on beach casino

        Island View breaks ground on beach casino

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:45 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:45:07 GMT
        Rendering of Island View’s beach casino (Photo source: Island View Casino Resort)Rendering of Island View’s beach casino (Photo source: Island View Casino Resort)

        Island View Casino Resort broke ground Wednesday on a $75 million expansion south of Hwy. 90.  The development, which will sit adjacent to the resort’s Beach Tower, will be a 43,000-square-foot, smoke free casino.

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        Island View Casino Resort broke ground Wednesday on a $75 million expansion south of Hwy. 90.  The development, which will sit adjacent to the resort’s Beach Tower, will be a 43,000-square-foot, smoke free casino.

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      • American Eagle, Aerie open at Tanger Outlets Southaven

        American Eagle, Aerie open at Tanger Outlets Southaven

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:43:24 GMT
        (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

        Shoppers rejoice! Two new stores are opening at Tanger Outlets Southaven!

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        Shoppers rejoice! Two new stores are opening at Tanger Outlets Southaven!

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      • Homewood Suites to host job fair in June

        Homewood Suites to host job fair in June

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:42 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:42:12 GMT
        (Source: homewoodsuites3.hilton.com)(Source: homewoodsuites3.hilton.com)

        Looking for a job? Homewood Suites by Hilton Southaven is holding a job fair!

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        Looking for a job? Homewood Suites by Hilton Southaven is holding a job fair!

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      • Boil Water Alert lifted for Vicksburg

        Boil Water Alert lifted for Vicksburg

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:38 PM EDT2017-05-24 16:38:40 GMT
        Source: WLBT SkyTrackerSource: WLBT SkyTracker

        Water was restored on Friday after a valve blew on the 36-inch water line that supplies water to the city, causing a massive outage and repairs. 

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        Water was restored on Friday after a valve blew on the 36-inch water line that supplies water to the city, causing a massive outage and repairs. 

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      • Celebration of Life set for Kingston Frazier

        Celebration of Life set for Kingston Frazier

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-05-24 14:21:23 GMT
        Kingston Frazier - Source: FamilyKingston Frazier - Source: Family

        Family and friends of Kingston Frazier have announced when they will come together and celebrate the life of the 6-year-old who was tragically killed on May 18. 

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        Family and friends of Kingston Frazier have announced when they will come together and celebrate the life of the 6-year-old who was tragically killed on May 18. 

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      • JCJC’s Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology program received $15,000 from Gene Haas Foundation

        JCJC’s Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology program received $15,000 from Gene Haas Foundation

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 8:16 AM EDT2017-05-24 12:16:57 GMT
        Photo credit: JCJCPhoto credit: JCJC

        Jones County Junior College’s manufacturing and machining technology program received a $15,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation at the first Mississippi Regional Haas Technical Education Center’s conference for educators and industry leaders. 

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        Jones County Junior College’s manufacturing and machining technology program received a $15,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation at the first Mississippi Regional Haas Technical Education Center’s conference for educators and industry leaders. 

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      • Biloxi council discusses homeless shelter proposal

        Biloxi council discusses homeless shelter proposal

        Tuesday, May 23 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-05-23 22:47:37 GMT
        City council members raised questions about the cost to the city. (Photo source: WLOX)City council members raised questions about the cost to the city. (Photo source: WLOX)

        Biloxi Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich has proposed using the vacant Beauvoir Elementary School building as a service center and temporary shelter for homeless families and individuals.

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        Biloxi Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich has proposed using the vacant Beauvoir Elementary School building as a service center and temporary shelter for homeless families and individuals.

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      • Five Moss Point mayoral candidates offer their vision for the city

        Five Moss Point mayoral candidates offer their vision for the city

        Tuesday, May 23 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-05-23 22:30:44 GMT
        Tim Dubose(top left), Mario King(top right), Billy Broomfield(middle left), Wanda Williams(middle right), John Mosley(bottom) (Photo source: WLOX)Tim Dubose(top left), Mario King(top right), Billy Broomfield(middle left), Wanda Williams(middle right), John Mosley(bottom) (Photo source: WLOX)

        Five mayoral candidates in Moss Point continue to vie for votes, two weeks away from the city election. As part of that process, all five attended a forum Tuesday morning at Pelican Landing. 

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        Five mayoral candidates in Moss Point continue to vie for votes, two weeks away from the city election. As part of that process, all five attended a forum Tuesday morning at Pelican Landing. 

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      • Manchester attack impacts security measures at Coast Coliseum

        Manchester attack impacts security measures at Coast Coliseum

        Tuesday, May 23 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-05-23 22:12:33 GMT

        The world is in shock after Monday night's attack in Manchester, England. What if a similar event were to happen closer to home? Some people here on the coast have to think about these issues on a regular basis.

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        The world is in shock after Monday night's attack in Manchester, England. What if a similar event were to happen closer to home? Some people here on the coast have to think about these issues on a regular basis.

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      • Advocates for safe streets honor officers for DUI arrests

        Advocates for safe streets honor officers for DUI arrests

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:53 AM EDT2017-05-24 10:53:08 GMT
        Dozens of law enforcement officers filled the Orange Grove Community Center Tuesday night for a banquet designed to say thanks to the men and women in blue.  (Photo source: WLOX)Dozens of law enforcement officers filled the Orange Grove Community Center Tuesday night for a banquet designed to say thanks to the men and women in blue.  (Photo source: WLOX)

        Dozens of law enforcement officers filled the Orange Grove Community Center Tuesday night for a banquet designed to say thanks to the men and women in blue. 

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        Dozens of law enforcement officers filled the Orange Grove Community Center Tuesday night for a banquet designed to say thanks to the men and women in blue. 

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      • Mississippi is being sued for discriminating against black students

        Mississippi is being sued for discriminating against black students

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:35 AM EDT2017-05-24 04:35:53 GMT

        Mississippi is being sued over claims of discriminating against black students. The Southern Poverty Law Center claims the state's breaking the law that readmitted Mississippi to the union after the Civil War. It says the state must never deprive citizens of "school rights and privileges." 

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        Mississippi is being sued over claims of discriminating against black students. The Southern Poverty Law Center claims the state's breaking the law that readmitted Mississippi to the union after the Civil War. It says the state must never deprive citizens of "school rights and privileges." 

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      • Texas man busted in Terry for drugs

        Texas man busted in Terry for drugs

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:35 AM EDT2017-05-24 04:35:09 GMT

        A Texas man was taken into custody Saturday, May 20, 2017, by Hinds County Sheriff's deputies, for possessing marijuana, methamphetamine, powder cocaine and a firearm.

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        A Texas man was taken into custody Saturday, May 20, 2017, by Hinds County Sheriff's deputies, for possessing marijuana, methamphetamine, powder cocaine and a firearm.

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      • Utica man busted with drugs again

        Utica man busted with drugs again

        Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:34 AM EDT2017-05-24 04:34:37 GMT

        Hinds County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Utica man on drug charges May 12, 2017. A search warrant executed at 29-year-old Andrew Hicks was busted at his Utica resident on Hickstown Road with two pounds of marijuana, crystal meth, power cocaine and crack cocaine. The charges include possession of the drugs while in possession of a firearm. On February 24, 2017, Hicks was arrested on drug charges at the same Utica residence. Hicks is being held at the Raymond Detention C...

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        Hinds County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Utica man on drug charges May 12, 2017. 

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      • Attorney involved in flag fight says "LYNCHING" Facebook post was death threat

        Attorney involved in flag fight says "LYNCHING" Facebook post was death threat

        Tuesday, May 23 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-05-24 03:37:15 GMT
        Source: Linked InSource: Linked In

        In a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday, Attorney Carlos Moore says the postings were intended to communicate a death threat to anyone in Mississippi who might take action to lawfully secure the removal of confederate monuments or imagery. 

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        In a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday, Attorney Carlos Moore says the postings were intended to communicate a death threat to anyone in Mississippi who might take action to lawfully secure the removal of confederate monuments or imagery. 

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