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Ocean Springs woman who embezzled $2M from Gulfport chemical company sentenced to 3 years in prison

Gulfport, Miss. (WXXV)– Lisa Gordon-Scruggs, 53, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 36 months in prison, followed...

Suspect wanted in connection with shooting in Pascagoula turns himself in

A suspect wanted in connection with a September shooting in Pascagoula turned himself in to police today. Twenty-year-old Swadrian Lewis was wanted for aggravated assault...

Pearl River County Sheriff’s looking for suspect in armed robbery

The Pearl River County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a woman suspected of armed robbery. Around 8:25 yesterday morning, the suspect...

Bay St. Louis man arrested for alleged felony malicious mischief

The Biloxi Police Department arrested 65-year-old Richard Lee Settle of Bay St. Louis on a warrant for alleged Felony Malicious Mischief. The arrest was the...

Hattiesburg Police searching for first-degree murder suspect 22-year-old Alex Carmichael Williams

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WXXV) — The Hattiesburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in an ongoing homicide investigation. Alex Carmichael...

She was arrested on a misdemeanor and died in jail. MBI is investigating.

JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WXXV) — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has been called in after a Vancleave woman died in the Jackson County Jail...

Arrested on one count of manslaughter

On October 8, 2020, the Gulfport Police Department arrested 23-year-old Brittany Laughlin on one count of Manslaughter. On October 8, 2020, at approximately 4:04 a.m.,...

Two Ocean Springs men accused in an $18M fraud scheme

Two Ocean Springs men are accused in a federal criminal complaint of taking kickbacks in an $18 million healthcare fraud scheme involving compound prescription...

Diamondhead man sentenced in federal bank fraud case

Louis Joseph Normand, Jr., 60, of Diamondhead, was sentenced Tuesday by Senior U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola Jr. to 57 months in prison, followed...

Former Jackson County deputy arrested for bringing contraband into jail

A former Jackson County deputy faces a felony charge of bringing contraband into the adult detention center. Sheriff Mike Ezell says 21-year-old LaShayla King of...

Three shot at Level Nightclub in Biloxi early Sunday

Police say three people were injured after gunfire erupted during a concert at a Biloxi nightclub. Our media partner the Sun Herald reports three people...

Both suspects in custody in Gulfport drive-by shooting

Two suspects involved in a drive-by shooting yesterday morning in Gulfport are now in police custody. Gulfport police arrested 17-year-old Kobe Hawthorne on one count...
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MGCCC spotlights adult education with MIBEST Week

If you’re looking to further your education, MGCCC is reaching out to adults across the Coast about opportunities to expand your career horizons. You’re never...
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Gulfport Museum of History looking for volunteers

It was a lovely day to take in the weather and the scenery and later this week you can check out the Gulfport Museum...
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Mississippi Connect delivers computers to Ocean Springs School District

Today, the Ocean Springs School District received their new Mississippi Connects devices to aid in learning outside of school. The Mississippi Legislature allocated $200 million...
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Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes weighs in on 2020

Across the Coast and beyond, 2020 has presented all-around challenges, sparing no city or government, something two-term Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes knows all too...