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Biloxi Police investigating fatal shooting

Biloxi Police are investigating a shooting on Sunday night that left one dead and another in critical condition. Biloxi's Criminal Investigations Division said in a press release that officers responded to the 2000 block of Lawrence Street about 10:50 p.m.…

Mississippi surpasses 10,000 coronavirus-related deaths

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The state of Mississippi has surpassed 10,000 coronavirus-related deaths, health officials reported Monday. The Mississippi State Department of Health reported that 10,024 people have died of COVID-19 or its complications in the state, which has a…

Hospitalizations due to COVID continue to climb

Singing River Health System had 128 people hospitalized with COVID, the hospital CEO said, and 119 of those were not vaccinated. The numbers continue to climb in Mississippi. Of those hospitalized at SRHS, 28 are in ICU and 21 of…

Two killed in two-vehicle car accident in D'Iberville

On August 05, 2021, at approximately 9:45P.M., the D’Iberville Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash on I110 south bound just north of the Rodriquez exit which resulted in two fatalities. The preliminary investigation indicates the vehicle driven by…

Inmate who was assaulted by fellow prisoners dies

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — Officials say a Mississippi inmate has died several days after he was assaulted by fellow prisoners. Torrie Ellis, 40, died Thursday at a hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, news outlets reported. Ellis had been serving a…

Ocean Springs man dies in single-car accident

An Ocean Springs man died Sunday evening in a single-car accident on Biddix Evans Road. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said in a press release that Mario Alanis Jr., 21, was traveling eastbound on Biddix Evans Road about 5 p.m.…

Motorcyclist killed in Gulfport traffic accident

The Gulfport Police Department responded to a motorcycle accident in the 1900 block of 34th Street early Friday morning. Upon arrival, officers located a white male in the roadway. During the course of the investigation, it appeared the driver struck…

Biloxi man dies in multiple-vehicle wreck in Florida

A 34-year-old Biloxi man died Sunday night in a three-vehicle wreck on Highway 98 on Okaloosa Island, Florida Highway Patrol said in a press release. The collision happened about 7:30 p.m. Sunday just past the Destin bridge, FHP said. The…

Gulfport Police investigate early-morning traffic fatality

Gulfport Police Department is investigating a traffic fatality that occurred early Friday morning. At about 2:09 a.m., officers responded to Highway 90 and Thornton Avenue, in reference to an overturned vehicle crash with injuries. The on-scene investigation revealed that a…