murder

Community mourns death of Micah Harrington

The community continues to mourn the loss of 41-year-old Micah Harrington who was brutally murdered at the Mazalea RV Park Tuesday evening. Biloxi police responded to the scene to find Harrington’s body with stab wounds and partially dismembered. Hours after…

Biloxi man charged with murder

A Biloxi man is accused of murder after his significant other was found dead. Yesterday, 43-year-old Michael Edward Reis flagged down Biloxi police officers near Porter Avenue and Beach Boulevard and told them he wanted to turn himself in. The…

Mississippi man convicted in shooting deaths of 8 people

MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi jury has convicted a man in the 2017 shooting deaths of eight people. Willie Cory Godbolt was convicted Tuesday. Among those killed were Godbolt's mother-in-law and a deputy sheriff who responded to a call…

Ex-Mississippi State football player found dead in Alabama

By Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say the death of a former Mississippi State football player whose body was found in an Alabama home Tuesday is being investigated as a homicide. Birmingham police told news outlets that 25-year-old…

Texas inmate faces execution for killing wife in 2005

By JUAN A. LOZANO and MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas inmate with a history of violence against women faces execution for fatally shooting his wife, who had feared she would never get out of her marriage…

Questions continue with cold case victim

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department continues to face more questions than answers in the serial murders of the infamous Samuel Little. One of the unidentified women on Little’s list was a Gulfport resident. In 2018, serial killer Samuel Little confessed…

Charged for murder in Bay St. Louis

Two people are dead and two more are injured following a shooting Wednesday night in Bay St. Louis. In a press conference today, Bay St. Louis Chief Gary Ponthieux updated the public on the shooting which left 19-year-old Cheyenne Schultz…

Help identifying murder victim

After he confessed to 93 murders, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department needs your help to identify two more victims of America’s most prolific serial killer, Samuel Little. Sheriff Troy Peterson tells News 25 Little confessed in 2018 to the murder…

Arrest made in Gautier murder

Detectives with the Gautier Police Department have made an arrest in the murder that occurred yesterday morning at the Singing River Apartments. While following up on leads Officers Clayton Alexander and Jason Pitts discovered the location of Christopher Kimsey (23…

Mental evaluation ordered for Ole Miss murder suspect

A mental evaluation has been ordered for Brandon Theesfeld, the man charged with murder in the death of Ole Miss student Ally Kostial. At a hearing in Oxford this morning, Theesfeld’s attorneys dropped their request for bond for him and…

Man pleads guilty to murder, sentenced to life

Thirty-nine year-old Nicky Johns has pleaded guilty to murder after shooting and killing a man outside the Travel Lodge Hotel in September 2017. When Ocean Springs police arrived on scene, they found the victim, Christopher Rochelle of Columbia, Tennessee, in…