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Former Biloxi official faces sex charges

Former Biloxi City Official Cliff Kirkland’s sex crimes trial started today after being delayed earlier this week. Kirkland faces nine criminal charges, accusing him of fondling three minor girls at…

Mayor of Aberdeen, Miss. to go on trial for embezzlement in February 2021

ABERDEEN, MISS. (WCBI) – Aberdeen Mayor Maurice Howard will go to trial next year. A continuance was granted to push Howard’s embezzlement trial to February first. The recently re-elected mayor was indicted in October 2019 on five counts of embezzlement. He’s accused of receiving about 35 hundred dollars in taxpayer-funded reimbursements for city-related trips. 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…

Not Guilty: Split Senate acquits Trump of impeachment

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate has acquitted President Donald Trump of impeachment, ending only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country and tested civic…

Dad testifies at Sergio Sandoval’s trial

A father says he first thought bullies were behind his daughter’s hesitation to ride the school bus when she was 8 years old. Instead, she told him she was being sexually abused by the bus driver. The girl’s father testified…

Murder trial of Trevues Martin

Today is the first day in the murder trial of Trevues Martin. In 2016, the 20-year-old was found dead on Monterey Drive in the front seat of his vehicle just hours before his 21st birthday. In 2016, Gulfport police arrested…

Street sentencing hearing update

After being found guilty for the 2014 murder of 55-year-old Frankie Fairley, a school teacher and mother of 13, Scotty Street is awaiting his sentencing. Today, the court heard testimonies from psychiatrists, including claims that street had suffered from a…

Capital murder trial

Today in Jackson County the capital murder trial of 36-year-old Scotty Street began. Police Street was responsible for the death of 55-year-old Frankie Fairley three years ago. Street was Fairley’s neighbor. He allegedly stabbed her 37 times and stole her…

Trial date set for murder suspect

A trial date is officially set for the suspect charged with the murder of 20-year-old Treveus Martin. Nineteen-year-old Deandre Ball appeared in court earlier today in Gulfport. Police arrested Ball after Martin was found dead in the front seat of…

Cameron May sentenced to 50 years

The two day trial comes to an end and Cameron May is found guilty on all counts. Judge Dale Harkey sentenced May to 100 years with 50 years to serve. The jury deliberated for two hours before convicting May of…

Trial day two for Cameron May

The jury is deliberating the final decision if Cameron May is guilty of raping and beating a woman in Ocean Springs. The attack happened at Dominion Apartments back in September 2015. During court today, May’s defense attorney said mental illness…

Cameron May Trial

The trial for Cameron May, the man accused of sexually assaulting and severely beating an Ocean Springs apartment worker, continues today. Today the defense is making its arguments. This morning, May’s attorney asked the judge to drop one of the…

Cameron May trial begins

‘I just remember thinking I was going to die’ those words spoken in court this morning by the Ocean Springs apartment worker who was allegedly raped and assaulted. As the trial for Biloxi resident Cameron May started, more evidence in…