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 Kentucky-based company, is working with Gulf Coast Student Housing LLC to turn the building in Long Beach into the Friendship Oak Village. Contractor Lee Parrish […]
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 Saturday in Hattiesburg, Long Beach and Oxford. The events are being organized primarily through social media. Another march that had been planned for outside the […]
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 patrol car for four hours last week. Local media organizations report the Long Beach Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday night to terminate Officer Cassie […]
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 Patrick Anthony Klis pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of statutory rape. According to District Attorney Crosby Parker, the investigation began in April 2014 after […]
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 they had arrested a California woman who they said plotted to steal infants and pass them off as her own. In arresting the woman and […]
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 Enterprise-Journal reports that Justin Brumfield, 26, was arrested Thursday in Long Beach on warrants for sexual assault and kidnapping. He was taken into custody at the […]
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 conducted Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution. Officials say they’re looking for candidates who are at least 18 years old, possess […]
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.