Student housing project in progress near university

April 6, 2018 in Education

LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) – A building is being converted into a student housing complex near the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus. WLOX-TV reported Thursday that Encompass, a […]

Science marches planned in 3 Mississippi cities

April 23, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Marches are planned in at least three Mississippi cities as part of a global demonstration in support of science. Organizers have made plans for marches on […]

2 Mississippi police officers fired in child’s death

October 5, 2016 in News, The Buzz

LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) – Reports say two Mississippi police officers have been fired after the death of a 3-year-old girl, who authorities say was left alone in a parked […]

Former Mississippi officer admits having sex with teen while on duty

December 7, 2015 in News, The Buzz

LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) — A former Long Beach police officer has admitted to having sex with a 15-year-old girl and meeting her for sex while on duty. WLOX-TV reports 45-year-old […]

Police: Baby death came from woman’s ‘evil’ kidnapping plot

March 26, 2015 in News, The Buzz

By GILLIAN FLACCUS LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A violent kidnapping that ended with the murder of a 3-week-old baby girl took an even more sordid turn when police announced […]

McComb man captured in Long Beach, wanted for October rape of 16-year-old

January 11, 2015 in News, The Buzz

MCCOMB, Mississippi (AP) — A McComb man wanted for the October rape of a 16-year-old girl has been captured after he allegedly threatened another woman in McComb and fled. The […]

Around Mississippi: MDOC hiring at Leakesville prison; Body recovered from Yazoo river

May 20, 2014 in News, The Buzz

The Associated Press Here are some news and notes from around Mississippi: In Leakesville, The Mississippi Department of Corrections is hiring officers for the prison. Interviews and screenings will be […]

'Freak accident' leaves 2 Harrison Co. children severely burned

December 4, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

It was a freak accident that left two children with severe second and third degree burns all over their bodies. That’s how one family member describes the explosion at a home on Smith Road in Harrison County over the weekend.

Katelyn and Tyler Myers are being treated at a burn center in Augusta, Georgia. On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the children’s aunt talked to WLOX about the children’s physical injuries and the family’s own emotional agony.