Mississippi dedicates marker to beach integration protests

April 24, 2018 in News

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi is memorializing the site of a protest that led to the racial integration of the state’s public beaches. Officials on Tuesday dedicated a marker noting […]

Woman found ‘shackled’ to bed; man charged with kidnapping

March 20, 2018 in News, The Buzz

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say a woman was found shackled to a bed and that a man has been arrested on a kidnapping charge in connection with the incident. […]

Another Mississippi city lowers Confederate-themed flag

April 25, 2017 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A city that relies heavily on tourism is joining several other local governments in abandoning the Mississippi flag because it […]

Pepper spray, assault arrests, follow rapper’s shopping trip

April 11, 2017 in Entertainment, News

By JEFF AMY JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — At first, it was a rap star on a spring break shopping jaunt on a Mississippi Sunday afternoon. Then, cellphone video shows a […]

Police: Man assaults emergency room doctor in Biloxi

April 11, 2017 in News, The Buzz

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say they’ve arrested a man after he attacked an emergency room doctor in Biloxi. The Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/2p1swD4) reports 22-year-old Deandre Riguez Rainey was arrested […]

Train hits bus carrying Texas tourists in Mississippi; 4 die

March 8, 2017 in News

By JEFF AMY and KEVIN MCGILL Associated Press BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – A freight train crashed into a bus full of Texas tourists visiting Gulf Coast casinos, killing four in […]

Biloxi renames ‘Great Americans Day’ to honor MLK after national backlash

January 17, 2017 in News

BILOXI, Mississippi (AP) — The City of Biloxi has decided to ditch “Great Americans Day” and rename it to honor Martin Luther King Jr. The Biloxi City Council voted 6-0 […]

Mississippi grand jury clears 3 Biloxi officers in fatal shooting

July 29, 2016 in News

(AP) A grand jury has ruled three Mississippi police officers were justified in the fatal shooting of a 37-year-old man whose weapon turned out to be a BB gun. Biloxi […]