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  • Two juveniles accused of rape and carjacking

    Two juveniles accused of rape and carjacking

    Sunday, April 20 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-04-20 20:59:01 GMT
    Two juveniles are behind bars and accused of rape and carjacking, after leading police on a foot chase. JPD Officer Colendula Green said a black 2014 Dodge Avenger was car jacked sometime after 1:30 p.m.
    Investigators said an 11-year-old and 16-year-old ran from the scene.
  • 18-wheeler overturns on I-20 East

    18-wheeler overturns on I-20 East

    Sunday, April 20 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-04-20 20:48:00 GMT
    One person was injured in a one vehicle accident around 11 a.m. Sunday morning when an 18-wheeler overturned on I-20 eastbound. According to MHP Public Affairs Officer, Trooper Eric Henry, the truck was
    One person was injured in a one vehicle accident around 11 a.m. Sunday morning when an 18-wheeler overturned on I-20 eastbound.
  • Ocean Springs man's outlook inspires those around him

    Ocean Springs man's outlook inspires those around him

    Sunday, April 20 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-04-20 18:38:59 GMT
    June 4, 2008 Steven Lowery dove into a local river, broke his neck, and was left paralyzed. Many would have become depressed and withdrawn. But Steven's remarkable outlook on life is inspiring others.
    June 4, 2008 is the day that Steven Lowery's life changed forever. That day he was spending time with friends at a local river. He dove in, broke his neck, and was left paralyzed. Many people suffering that tragedy would have become withdrawn and distant. But you don't know Steven and his remarkable outlook on life.
  • Spring breakers enjoy the coast

    Spring breakers enjoy the coast

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-04-20 12:00:18 GMT
    It was a busy day on the beaches of Biloxi Saturday, as people came out to enjoy the sun on the second day of Mississippi Gulf Coast Spring Break.
    It was a busy day on the beaches of Biloxi Saturday, as people came out to enjoy the sun on the second day of Mississippi Gulf Coast Spring Break.
  • Gulf Coast Rescue Mission offers food and fellowship

    Gulf Coast Rescue Mission offers food and fellowship

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:54:10 GMT
    The Fourth Annual Easter meal was held at the Gulf Coast Rescue Mission in Biloxi Saturday afternoon. Around 200 people received plates of food. As Christina Garcia found out, for organizers, Easter is
    The Fourth Annual Easter meal was held at the Gulf Coast Rescue Mission in Biloxi Saturday afternoon. Around 200 people received plates of food. As Christina Garcia found out, for organizers, Easter is a time for faith, food and fellowship.
  • Hinds deputy struck by fleeing vehicle; suspect shot

    Hinds deputy struck by fleeing vehicle; suspect shot

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:35:24 GMT
    A Hinds County Deputy was transported Saturday night to a local hospital after being struck by a fleeing vehicle. The incident happened during Operation Bunny Hop around 7:30 p.m. Saturday at 724 Evergreen
    A Hinds County Deputy was transported Saturday night to a local hospital after being struck by a fleeing vehicle.
  • Police: One person shot at Gulfport convenience store

    Police: One person shot at Gulfport convenience store

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:27:02 GMT
    One person was injured after being shot in Gulfport Saturday night. It happened around 7pm at the Canal Grocery convenience store at the intersection of 28th Street and Canal Road.
    One person was injured after being shot in Gulfport Saturday night. It happened around 7pm at the Canal Grocery convenience store at the intersection of 28th Street and Canal Road.
  • Ocean Springs runner heads back to Boston Marathon to honor victims

    Ocean Springs runner heads back to Boston Marathon to honor victims

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:26:15 GMT
    Joshua Ord flew from Biloxi-Gulfport International Airport Saturday morning to run in his third Boston Marathon. He said he was determined to return and pay tribute to the victims.
    An Ocean Springs resident is now in Boston preparing for Monday's marathon. Joshua Ord flew from Biloxi-Gulfport International Airport Saturday morning to run in his third Boston Marathon. He said he was determined to return and pay tribute to the victims who were injured and died.
  • Civitans hold egg hunt for kids with special needs

    Civitans hold egg hunt for kids with special needs

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:24:40 GMT
    Saturday was a busy day for the Easter Bunny. But he made a special stop at the D'Iberville Town Green for the North Bay Civitan Club's 6th annual special needs Easter egg hunt.
    Saturday was a busy day for the Easter Bunny. But he made a special stop at the D'Iberville Town Green for the North Bay Civitan Club's 6th annual special needs Easter egg hunt.
  • Soria City egg hunt brings community together

    Soria City egg hunt brings community together

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:20:32 GMT
    Around 100 children took part in the sixth annual Easter Egg hunt over in Gulfport's Soria City Community Saturday afternoon. The event was held at the Willie Lock Community Center and playground.
    Around 100 children took part in the sixth annual Easter Egg hunt over in Gulfport's Soria City Community Saturday afternoon. The event was held at the Willie Lock Community Center and playground and included 1,300 eggs, face painting, bouncy houses and plenty of food.
  • Several Jackson streets affected by boil water alert

    Several Jackson streets affected by boil water alert

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:11:48 GMT
    Several streets in Jackson are under a boil water alert. The streets included in the alert are Old Jackson Road, Old Jackson Extension, Ford Road, Walker Road and South Jackson Road. Also included are
    The notice affects about 300 well water connections on Jackson's south side.
  • Mudbugs plentiful at Crawfish Music Festival

    Mudbugs plentiful at Crawfish Music Festival

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:47:13 GMT
    The mudbugs are plentiful at the Crawfish Music Festival in Biloxi this weekend. Tables throughout the grounds of the Coast Coliseum were filled with plates of crawfish Saturday.
    The mudbugs are plentiful at the Crawfish Music Festival in Biloxi this weekend. Tables throughout the grounds of the Coast Coliseum were filled with plates of crawfish Saturday.
  • Two motorcycle riders injured in I-220 crash

    Two motorcycle riders injured in I-220 crash

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:46:59 GMT
    According to our newscrew on the scene two motorcycle riders have been injured in an accident on I-220. A group of about 20 motorcyclists were riding together in the southbound lanes. When we arrived
    A group of about 20 motorcyclists were riding together in the southbound lanes.
  • Biloxi hotel hosts pop-up party for spring breakers

    Biloxi hotel hosts pop-up party for spring breakers

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:06:38 GMT
    Spring breakers gathered at the Four Points Sheraton in Biloxi for a "pop-up party" Saturday afternoon. Black Beach promoters invited folks to enjoy music, food and drinks, all while sitting poolside.
    Spring breakers gathered at the Four Points Sheraton in Biloxi for a "pop-up party" Saturday afternoon. Black Beach promoters invited folks to enjoy music, food and drinks, all while sitting poolside and soaking up some sun.
  • Color Dash raises money for Humane Society

    Color Dash raises money for Humane Society

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:54:19 GMT
    Hundreds of South Mississippians participated in a very colorful run for a good cause Saturday. The Humane Society of South Mississippi held its 5K Color Dash at the Village at Tradition.
    Hundreds of South Mississippians participated in a very colorful run for a good cause Saturday. The Humane Society of South Mississippi held its 5K Color Dash at the Village at Tradition.
  • Natchez Police make another arrest in fatal February shooting

    Natchez Police make another arrest in fatal February shooting

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:47:54 GMT
    Natchez Police have made a third arrest in connection to the February shooting death of 20-year-old Terrence Thornburg.  Alan T. Thomas, 32, of Petal turned himself in Friday morning. Two others were
    Natchez Police have made a third arrest in connection to the February shooting death of 20-year-old Terrence Thornburg.
  • Summit aims at keeping youth out of prison

    Summit aims at keeping youth out of prison

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:35:33 GMT
    Mississippi prisons are swollen with inmates, many who get out of jail and soon return. The prison cycle is a major concern, so US Marshals and several statewide officials discussed potential solutions
    The prison cycle is a major concern, so US Marshals and several statewide officials discussed potential solutions to relieving our criminal justice system.
  • Petal hosts Pow Wow for first time

    Petal hosts Pow Wow for first time

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:01:26 GMT
    Dozens of Petal residents and members of nearly one dozen Native-American tribes from six Southeastern states are engaging in an exchange of cultures for the first time in the Friendly City this weekend.
    Members of the Choctaw, Creek, Cherokee and other tribes are taking part in the 12th annual Golden Eagle Pow Wow.
  • Hub City hosts 67th annual Easter Egg Hunt

    Hub City hosts 67th annual Easter Egg Hunt

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:57:35 GMT
    Hundreds of children and their parents got some early Easter presents at Dahmer Park Saturday morning during the 67th annual Community Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the City of Hattiesburg and the Lion's
    The event also featured games for the children. Kids could also have photos made with the Easter Bunny.
  • Citizens react to Yarber video selfie

    Citizens react to Yarber video selfie

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:17:53 GMT
    With the Jackson mayoral runoff election just days away, we have resident reaction about an attack ad that debuted Friday on Jackson television stations. The ad features a self-made video of City Councilman
    The ad features a self-made video of City Councilman Tony Yarber imitating women who go to clubs.
  • Petal Community Easter Celebration

    Petal Community Easter Celebration

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:11:41 GMT
    Churches from around the Petal area gathered today for the Community Easter Celebration. Guests from over 18 different church congregations filled the Petal Performing Arts Center to celebrate the true

    Guests from over 18 different church congregations filled the Petal Performing Arts Center to celebrate the true meaning of Easter with song and praise while listening to scripture reading from several local pastors.

  • HS baseball region championships to be decided Monday

    HS baseball region championships to be decided Monday

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:06:02 GMT
    GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - For the 6A high school baseball teams on the Mississippi gulf coast, it all comes down to Monday night.  With the Harrison Central Red Rebels defeating the Gulfport Admirals 5-2
    It all comes down to Monday night for some 6A baseball teams.
  • 7th Rotary Run raised money for Edwards St. Fellowship Center

    7th Rotary Run raised money for Edwards St. Fellowship Center

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:04:58 GMT
    Dozens of runners gathered on the Longleaf Trace Saturday morning to help the Rotary Club of Hattiesburg-Sunrise raise money for a worthy cause. They took part in the7th annual Rotary Run 5K Run/Walk.
    That organization provides emergency and supplemental food to more than 1,000 families every month.
  • Music lovers jazzed for USM Jazz and Blues Fest

    Music lovers jazzed for USM Jazz and Blues Fest

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:46:58 GMT
    The campus grounds at USM Gulf Coast were filled with music lovers for Saturday's Jazz and Blues Festival. Local artists and craft vendors were set up for those wanting to do a little shopping.
    The campus grounds at USM Gulf Coast were filled with music lovers for Saturday's Jazz and Blues Festival. Local artists and craft vendors were set up for those wanting to do a little shopping.
  • Two involved in Attala County rollover accident

    Two involved in Attala County rollover accident

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:04:35 GMT
    Friday night Attala County deputies along with fire and rescue were called to a rollover accident. Two people were inside the vehicle when it overturned. Around 6:50 p.m. Friday night the accident was
    Officials also said the vehicle hit an embankment, rolled over and came to a rest upside down.
  • Trial date set for former Warren County clerk

    Trial date set for former Warren County clerk

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:35:13 GMT
    A trial date is set for the fall to hear Warren County Clerk Shelly Ashley-Palmertree's civil case. Palmertree filed a lawsuit against Warren County and the state auditor a year ago over whether she
    A trial date is set for the fall to hear Warren County Clerk Shelly Ashley-Palmertree's civil case.
  • MS making changes to school district rating system

    MS making changes to school district rating system

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:24:25 GMT
    Mississippi is making changes to its rating system for school districts and high schools. The state Board of Education voted Friday to seek public comment on the new rules. The U.S. Department of Education
    Mississippi is making changes to its rating system for school districts and high schools.
  • Community Emergency Response Team training

    Community Emergency Response Team training

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:54 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:54:24 GMT
    Hattiesburg residents took part in a refresher class today to be sure they are ready to assist local first-responders in many different types of emergencies. The class included intensive training for the

    Hattiesburg residents took part in a refresher class today to be sure they are ready to assist local first-responders in many different types of emergencies. 

  • Coast Coliseum moves forward with added parking lot

    Coast Coliseum moves forward with added parking lot

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-04-19 14:30:08 GMT
    Thanks to a deal worked out on a nearby property, parking at the MS Coast Coliseum and Convention Center hasn't been an issue, but officials are taking steps to prevent future parking problems.
    Last month, state lawmakers killed a bill to allow the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center to access a $7 million trust fund. Some of that money was to be used to build a parking lot behind the Coliseum. Despite losing access to those funds, Coliseum officials plan to build the parking lot anyway.
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