Woman jumps from speeding car; driver charged

August 26, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Long Beach police said an 18-year-old woman was seriously injured after jumping out of a moving car on Highway 90 Tuesday, Aug. 13, around 6:30 p.m.
According to Long Beach Police Chief Wayne McDowell, the victim told police she did it because the driver 22-year-old Chasity Murphy of Gulfport was driving too fast and she was afraid.

Police learned of the incident after a witness told police a vehicle opened and a woman fell out on Highway 90 and Lange Avenue in Long Beach. The driver reportedly continued driving west bound on Highway 90 without stopping, McDowell added.

Suspect sought in murder of 83-year-old man

May 18, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

By Monica Land BAY ST. LOUIS – Authorities in Hancock County are looking for a man that may have information about the murder of an 83-year-old man in March, and […]