Hancock County

Waveland man charged with sex crimes

A Waveland man is behind bars, accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile. Waveland Chief Mike Prendegast said officers received a complaint last weekend that a female juvenile was being molested. After investigating the complaint, Michael Eugene Moore, 67, of Waveland,…

Diamondhead woman charged with vehicle theft

A Diamondhead woman is behind bars, charged with theft of a motor vehicle. Bay St. Louis Police said they arrested Cristina Moran, 34, on April 7 after she was identified as a suspect in a vehicle theft. Bay Police said…

Hancock County opening shelters for severe weather

The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency will be opening the Hancock County Emergency Operations Center and the Leetown Shelter today beginning at 3 p.m. for anyone needing shelter due to the threat of severe weather impacting Hancock County between 6…