WLOX - Local News
06/28/2017 10:21 AM
Fort Bayou Bridge now open
The Fort Bayou Bridge on Washington Ave. in Ocean Springs has reopened to traffic after being stuck in the open position for a short time.
06/28/2017 10:21 AM
Video: Sharks thrash close to beach in FL
Stephanie Stevens Adcock, a tourist from Arkansas, posted video of the shark encounter on Facebook. As of Tuesday morning, it had 2.2 million views.
06/27/2017 09:21 PM
Crews clean up beaches ahead of holiday
Just a week after Tropical Storm Cindy passed through the coast, leaving debris and tons of dead animals on the shore, Hancock County is still working to get things back to normal before the upcoming holiday weekend.
06/27/2017 05:57 PM
Man dies after getting hit by unmarked police car
A man is dead after he was hit by an unmarked police car as he was trying to cross a busy Baton Rouge roadway Tuesday evening, according to investigators. The victim's name has not been released.
06/27/2017 05:57 PM
New boutique hotel opening in Pass Christian
You're not going to see huge hotel towers opening in a small, quaint town like Pass Christian. Investors there are betting on more intimate, boutique hotels to draw visitors to the Pass.
06/27/2017 05:49 PM
Flint Creek gears up for summer fun
It is a family-oriented attraction, that is synonymous with summertime. Flint Creek Water Park in Wiggins has kicked-off another busy season.
06/27/2017 01:56 PM
WHAT TO DO: Faced with an attacking dog
The pit bull attack of a jogger in Vancleave Monday may bring a few questions to mind. For instance, what would you do if you were in a similar situation?
06/27/2017 12:55 PM
Falling fuel prices good news for Fourth of July travelers
If you're heading out of town for Fourth of July fun, you'll be glad to know the average price for a gallon of gas in Mississippi is below $2 a gallon. AAA says prices on the coast Tuesday average $1.99 a gallon.
06/26/2017 06:27 PM
Masked capers rob Dollar General
Gulfport police need your help finding two suspected armed robbers. Two men wearing masks allegedly robbed a Dollar General on Oneal Rd. around 9 p.m. Saturday.
06/26/2017 06:20 PM
Final wish: Vietnam vet granted motorcycle escort
A terminally ill Vietnam veteran received his final request Monday, as dozens of bikers from all over the Southeast escorted him to the Biloxi VA hospital from Gulfport Memorial.
06/26/2017 06:06 PM
Camp Able kickoff means big smiles in Gulfport
There was a big turnout Monday at Jones Park in Gulfport as a very special week-long summer camp got underway. Camp Able gives children with special needs a fun way to make new friends.
06/26/2017 05:22 PM
Save a life by giving blood this week
This week, you can help save a life. The American Red Cross is holding its annual Media for Red Cross Blood Drive through Wednesday.
06/26/2017 04:11 PM
Skimming device found at Gulfport gas station
Several reports of credit card fraud led to the recent discovery of a skimming device at a Gulfport gas station. Biloxi police are now working to identify two suspects in the case.
06/26/2017 03:53 PM
Oyster garden program underway in Mississippi
The Mississippi oyster gardening program is up and running. Baby oysters were delivered last week to several sites along the coast, where residents will watch over their growth until this fall, when they will be used to help restore existing reefs.
06/26/2017 03:14 PM
Pascagoula River leaves George County waterlogged
Combine more than 15 inches of rain and a large river that drains hundreds of miles, and the results usually aren't good. That's the situation in George County, where the Pascagoula River is well above flood stage.
06/26/2017 12:25 PM
UPDATE: Power restored at Edgewater Mall
Food vendors at Edgewater Mall had a bit of a panic Monday in the middle of the lunch rush. A power outage to the mall's west side shut down business for less than an hour.
06/26/2017 10:01 AM
Jogger recalls dog attack: 'I thought I was going to die'
Justin McMillian was on his morning jog near Paige Bayou Road in Vancleave when things took a sudden, violent turn. Officials say three pit bulls broke out of the fence where they were being kept and attacked him.
06/25/2017 10:35 PM
Peralta strikes out nine in debut, Shuckers fall 7-3 in extras
The Biloxi Shuckers had late-inning opportunities but fell 7-3 to the Mississippi Braves in 10 innings on Sunday night. The Shuckers loss sets up a rubber game in the series finale on Monday night. Freddy Peralta started for the Shuckers in his Double-A debut, and showed why he earned a promotion from Carolina out of the All-Star break.
06/25/2017 07:44 PM
Mississippi's largest community college warned by accreditor
Mississippi's largest community college has been put on warning by its accrediting body, which cited financial and other issues. Hinds Community College was sanctioned because it's violating accrediting rules related to a sound financial base and stability, as well as the effectiveness of its educational programs. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges made the decision earlier this month and announced it Friday. Warning is the lowest public level o...
06/25/2017 07:36 PM
Vibrio patient thanks Hancock Medical staff for saving his life
Dick Empson is standing tall again - all 6 feet, four inches of him. And he’s back to thank Hancock Medical Center staff that got him back on two legs. “I told them that I was not coming back by to visit until I could walk in,” he said. He and his family have been vacationing in Pass Christian for 25 years. Last year, was one that won’t soon be forgotten. That's when he contracted vibrio. He lost his leg and nearly lost his life.
06/25/2017 03:53 PM
Car hit by train in Biloxi
Police are on the scene at White Avenue in Biloxi where a car has been hit by a train.
06/25/2017 03:03 PM
WLOX Editorial: The secret is out
The Mississippi Coast is getting some well-deserved attention from a national fashion and lifestyle magazine. Vogue paints a positive picture of cities along the coast from Bay St. Louis to Ocean Springs.
06/23/2017 11:21 PM
Correction: Gangster Auction story
A handwritten musical composition by Al Capone are among the items up for bid Saturday in the "Gangsters, Outlaws and Lawmen" auction in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
06/21/2017 03:43 PM
CBS 5 Investigates The Phantom Killer
A sleepy Arizona town was shaken into a state of fear after two little girls vanished only to be found murdered. Their killer, The Phantom, taunted police. While the case was seemingly closed decades ago, there is a new chapter emerging.
05/19/2017 04:50 PM
Magnolia House shrimp and grits recipe
Chef Kelly English joined us on the 4 O'clock Show to demonstrate how to make his famous shrimp and grits. This is his recipe from The Magnolia House in Harrah's Casino Biloxi.
05/10/2017 04:57 PM
Gooey chocolate chip cookies with cream cheese
May 11th is National Eat What You Want Day! Jennifer Gladden, owner of Lola Fleur Catering and Market in Ocean Springs joined us on the 4 O'clock Show to show us how to make Gooey chocolate chip cookies with cream cheese.
04/17/2017 04:51 PM
Pumpkin honey bread recipe
Eating locally produced honey has many health benefits. Nancy Freeman from Farm Families of Mississippi joined us on the 4 O'clock Show to demonstrate how to cook with honey. This is the recipe for pumpkin honey bread.
04/03/2017 04:59 PM
Recipe: French onion rice
Mississippi Farm Families consultant Nancy Freeman cooked French Onion Rice on Monday on the Four O'clock Show. Here is that recipe.