Mississippi

Alabama woman dies in morning crash in Jackson County

An Alabama woman died Thursday in a two-vehicle crash in Jackson County, Mississippi Highway Patrol reports. About 7:30 a.m., troopers responded to a call about a fatal crash on Highway 614. A 2009 Chevy HHR driven by 47-year-old Carrie Gwen…

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…

Wilkes Bridge to reopen to 4 lanes next week

Good news, South Mississippi! The Wilkes Bridge will reopen to four lanes of traffic next week. Gulfport Police tweeted out that the bridge will be closed next week on Wednesday and Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. They followed…

Singing River Health Systems makes Murdock CEO

The Board of Trustees announces that Tiffany Murdock will serve as Chief Executive Officer. Murdock has served as interim CEO since February when Lee Bond left SRHS. She is the first woman CEO of Singing River Health System. “On behalf…

Reward offered for informaton on 1999 cold case

A reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest in a 1999 cold case. Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers said in a press release that the family of Kevin Slater and its organization is offering the $5,000 reward.…

Biloxi Police investigating body found in harbor

Biloxi Police were called to the small craft harbor behind Hard Rock Casino early Tuesday after receiving a call about a person who fell in the water. Capt. Milton Houseman said the call came in about 1:41 a.m. He said…

Mississippi AG certifies state's abortion 'trigger law'

  This morning, in according to state law, Attorney General Lynn Fitch published the required certification for what is known as the state’s trigger law. “Mississippi’s laws to promote life are solid and thanks to the Court’s clear and strong…