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Picayune mayor: Mold, asbestos plague police building

PICAYUNE, Miss. (AP) — Leaders of a south Mississippi city say the police department’s building is in terrible shape, and they’re seeking a tax increase to upgrade the facilities. Picayune is considering a millage increase that would finance the improvements.…

Update: Man shot multiple times in morning shooting

Gulfport Police is investigating a Thursday morning shooting that sent one man to the hospital in critical condition Police Sgt. Jason DuCre said dispatch received a call at 10:08 a.m. about a shooting at 41st Street and Searle Avenue. When…

Police: Teens poured alcohol on nesting sea turtle

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — Police in coastal Alabama say a group of teenagers were arrested after pouring alcohol on a nesting sea turtle. News outlets report that Orange Beach police said the incident occurred Thursday night. Officers responded to…

Man, child shot at family gathering in Moss Point

Moss Point is investigating the shooting of a family while they were gathered in the yard. An adult male and an 8-year-old child were shot in the incident. Moss Point Police said the incident occurred in the 4000 block of…

Biloxi man arrested in armed robbery case

A Biloxi man suspected of armed robbery has been arrested by Biloxi Police. On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, Biloxi Police officers responded to the 1600 block of Pass Road, in reference to an armed robbery. Witnesses reported a suspect allegedly…

Biloxi Police seek help locating a missing person

The Biloxi Police Department is asking the public's help in locating a reported missing person. Friends reported to Biloxi Police on Monday that Clarence Earl Ernest Cole, 61, was last seen on or about April 16, 2021 in the 2600…

Judge dismisses murder charges against two Mississippi cops

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A state judge in Mississippi dismissed murder charges Thursday against two police officers accused of body-slamming and beating a Black man. The ruling by Hinds County Judge Faye Peterson ended the trial of former Jackson officers…

D'Iberville firefighters rescue one from burning home

One person has been flown to the USA Medical Center after D'Iberville fire and police rescued them from a house fire Wednesday night. Fire Chief Gerald Smith said D'Iberville Fire and Police responded to a call about a house fire…