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MDOT Roadwork begins today in Harrison County

A few quick traffic notes for you this afternoon. Portions of the inside lanes of Interstate 110 both northbound and southbound will be closed for work starting today while nighttime closures of a Gulfport bridge are also set to begin.…

Lightning strike sparks fire at home in Saucier

No one was injured and one person escaped an early morning house fire in Saucier on Friday morning. Harrison County Fire Rescue reports the fire at the home on Old Highway 49 was started by a lightning strike. Harrison County…

Two die in house fire on Bell Creek Road

Two people injured in a house fire this morning on Bell Creek Road have died. Harrison County coroner Brian Switzer confirmed the deaths to WXXV. Family members at the scene told WXXV that…

Gulfport man charged with DUI causing death

A Gulfport man has been charged with aggravated DUI causing death as a result of an April 12 crash. Wilbur Gene Barr, 50, was booked into the Harrison County jail and is held on a $250,000 bond set by Justice…

MDOT highway projects under way in South Mississippi

Southern Transportation Commissioner Tom King announced updates to several MDOT projects in South Mississippi. “Summer is peak construction season at MDOT, and we’re proud to see the progress being made on Mississippi’s highways,” said King. “We are always striving to…

Harrison County, Biloxi chase suspect on I-10 out of Mobile

Motorists on Interstate 10 in Harrison County saw several law enforcement agencies chasing a vehicle eastbound this morning. Biloxi Police say a vehicle tied to a suspect out of Mobile with outstanding warrants fled from Harrison County deputies, which led…

D'Iberville teen who drowned in creek is identified.

A 13-year-old D'Iberville Middle School student who died after drowning in a creek near Highway 15 has been identified. The Harrison County Coroner's Office confirmed that the teen is Channon Wilson, who died of accidental drowning. D'Iberville Police Chief Shannon…

Two injured when car hits maintenance truck on I-10

Two people suffered minor injuries after their vehicle hit the rear of a truck performing maintenance work on Interstate 10 early Friday. The incident happened near the Long Beach exit in the eastbound lanes. Traffic was shut down for about…