Mississippi News

Earthquake in Mississippi Today
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has been notified by the United States Geological Survey that a 3.2 magnitude earthquake with a depth of three miles, centered just 4 miles southwest of Canton, Miss., struck at 8:23 a.m. Residents in the area reported feeling the rumbling in their homes. At this time Madison County Emergency Management is not reporting any injuries or damages.
SpaceX to test methane rocket engine in MS
Private space exploration firm SpaceX will test a methane fueled rocket engine at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County.
Picayune police get 2 traffic enforcement grants
The Picayune Police Department has recently received two grants from the state totaling more than $31,000 for traffic enforcement.
Study: 15 percent of US youth out of school, work
Almost 6 million young people are neither in school nor working, or about 15 percent of those aged 16 to 24.
Volunteers to work on homes hit by February storm
Volunteers from around the Hattiesburg area are set to begin work on homes damaged by a tornado last February.
A new grave marker for the 'Hermit of Deer Island'
A new monument at the Biloxi Cemetery marks the grave of a man known as the "Hermit of Deer Island."
Harrison County Sheriff discusses inmate suicides
Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara says an inmate who wants to commit suicide is going to be very hard to stop.
Cruisin' the Coast: record 7000-plus cars
More than 7,040 hot rods, antique and classic cars have set a record for the weeklong Cruisin' the Coast festival.
Judge Declines to Revoke Bond for MS Sheriff
A judge has declined to revoke the bond of Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd.
1 arrested in Pascagoula shooting; second sought
A 25-year-old Moss Point man has been charged with murder in a Saturday night shooting that left another man dead at a Pascagoula apartment complex, and police are on the lookout for a second suspect.
MGCCC opens Healthcare Simulation Center
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has opened its Healthcare Simulation Center at its Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center in Gulfport.
1 new West Nile virus case in Mississippi
The Mississippi State Department of Health says one newly confirmed case of West Nile virus bring the state total to 40 this year. The new case, reported Monday, is in Hinds County.
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