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Gulfport Neighborhood Watch Meets After Attempted Kidnapping
Residents of the Bayou View neighborhood in Gulfport are reeling after a man tried to abduct a 13 year old girl from her home this weekend. Video Video
Attempted Kidnapping Has Bayou View Residents Worried
Tuesday night, residents of the Bayou View neighborhood in Gulfport held a public meeting to discuss safety concerns after an attempted kidnapping over the weekend. Video Video
Man Falsely Accused in Janaya Case Fears for His Life
A man who lived in the same apartment complex as Janaya Thompson is in hiding along with his family, after rumors spread on social media and other outlets accusing him in the kidnapping and death of the little girl. Video Video
Gulfport PD Processing Evidence in Janaya Thompson Case
Gulfport Police say they are doing everything in their power to provide justice for the family of Janaya Thompson, the five year old girl who was murdered last week. Video Video
Janaya Thompson's Funeral Held in Gulfport
The atmosphere was full of emotion Tuesday morning, as loved ones said goodbye to five year old, Janaya Thompson. Video Video
Falsely Accused Man Receives Death Threats in Janaya Case
A local man is receiving death threats after being falsely accused in the death of five year old, Janaya Thompson. Video Video
Two Persons of Interest Found in Janaya Thompson Case
The horrific crime of the death of Janaya Thompson, 5, has the entire community reeling, asking just who could commit such a terrible crime against a child. Video Video
Fate of Trailer Where Janaya's Body Found Up in Air
As people continue to drive past the trailer where Janaya Thompson Thompson’s body was found, teddy bears and flowers remind them of the tragedy that took place. The question remains: what will happen to the property? Video Video
False Accusations Made on Social Media in Janaya Case
As police began investigating the death of Janaya Thompson, 5, many allegations were thrown around on social media. Video Video
Coroner Releases Cause of Death for Janaya Thompson
The Harrison County Coroner has released the cause of death of Janaya Thompson, the five year old whose body was found in a vacant trailer Thursday morning. Video Video
Myles Sharp Announces Candidacy for Circuit Court Judge
Gulfport Councilman, Myles Sharp, announced his candidacy for Circuit Court Judge. Video Video
Family & Friends Hold Vigil for Janaya Thompson
A vigil was held for Janaya Thompson Thursday night outside of the mobile home where her body was found. Video Video
Neighbors React to Death of Janaya Thompson
Everyone's worst nightmare came true Thursday for all of those who knew Janaya Thompson at the Palms Apartments in Gulfport. Video Video
Family of Janaya Thompson Speaks Out About Her Death
Janaya Thompson, 5, was found dead in a trailer on Whitney Road Thursday. News 25 was live on the scene of the crime with an update about the victim's family. Video Video
Body of 5 Year Old, Janaya Thompson, Recovered in Gulfport
The body of a 5 year old Gulfport girl who went missing Wednesday night has been recovered by police at an abandoned trailer on Whitney Road. Video Video
Port of Gulfport Excited for New Opportunities & Growth
Plans to move McDermott International into the Port of Gulfport are well underway. News 25 spoke to both port officials and concerned members of the Steps Coalition about the direction the port is moving in. Video Video
New Organic Farm to Open in Stone County
With a new organic farm looking to take root in Stone County, News 25 takes a look at organic food on the Gulf Coast. Video Video
MS Deep Sea Rodeo Draws Huge Crowds
The 66th Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is continuing to draw a major crowd this holiday weekend in Gulfport. Video Video
Patriot Tour Visits Armed Forces Retirement Home
The Patriot Tour visited the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport Thursday to pay tribute to those who've served our country. Video Video
MS Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo Kicks Off in Gulfport
The Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is in full swing down at the harbor in Gulfport. Video Video
Jones Park Hosts MS Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo
News 25 visited Jones Park in Gulfport on Thursday where Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing is officially in full swing. Video Video
Plans Underway to Create More Attractive Downtown Gulfport
An economic move is underway to create a more vibrant downtown Gulfport. Video Video
N.A.A.C.P. & Gulfport Celebrate Anniv. of Civil Rights Act
Fifty years ago Wednesday, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. Video Video
Child Abuse Prevention Center Keeps Forensic Interviews
The Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Center was forced to suspend many of their services due to lack of funding. Though the center was set to close down the afternoon of Monday, June 30, the board of directors was able to continue funding just one critical program. Video Video
Child Abuse Prevention Center in Gulfport Possibly Closing
Monday will potentially be the last working day for the Child Abuse Prevention (C.A.P.) Center in Gulfport. Video Video
Seabee Battalion Returns Home After Six Month Deployment
On July 25th, the Seabee Battalion in Gulfport decommissioned. Video Video
James Carville Visits Coast; Weighs in on Runoff Election
James Carville, better known as "The Ragin' Cajun", has been on the frontlines of national politics for the past 20 years. Monday night, he returned to his home away from home on the Gulf Coast to promote his new book. Video Video
New Hotel Plans to Build Nearby Anchor Plaza
Construction is well underway on the Hampton Inn and Suites in Gulfport near the intersection of I-10 and Highway 49, but the developer wants to use the remaining 60 acres of the 90 acre site as a commercial and retail hub called Anchor Plaza. Video Video
Sinkhole Opening Near Beach Between Courthouse & Tegarden
There's a large sinkhole in the sidewalk lining the beach between Courthouse and Tegarden Roads. Video Video
H&S White-Spunner Hosts Job Fair to Fill Construction Jobs
About 75 south Mississippians are hoping to land jobs with a Gulfport construction company after attending a job fair Wednesday, and this is just one of several job fairs H&S White-Spunner Contracting will be hosting to fill jobs in the construction field. Video Video
New Gulfport elementary school on track to open this fall
Construction has been underway on River Oaks Elementary School and the school is slated to open this upcoming school year. Video Video
Sewage spill closes sections of beach in Gulfport
Tuesday, June 10 thousands of gallons of sewage spilled into the Mississippi Sound. Video Video
High Five Tour 2014 Visits Gulfport on Mission to Thank Nation’s Military Families
The Wounded Warriors Family Support Mustang will stop in Gulfport as part of the High Five Tour 2014.
Dole Celebrates 50 Years at the Port of Gulfport
A celebration will be held June 5 to commemorate Dole's 50 years at the Port of Gulfport. Video Video
Gulf Coast Hosts Firefighter Conference
This weekend, the Mississippi Gulf Coast had the honor to host the 77th Fire Chiefs and Firefighter Conference in Gulfport. Video Video
American Legion Post 119 Gets New Home After Katrina
Some good news for veterans in Gulfport: the American Legion Post 119 has finally found a new home since Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
Young Cyclists Roll Through Mississippi to Assist with Affordable Housing Efforts
Thirty young adults with Bike & Build Inc., a national non-profit committed to affordable housing, will be bicycling from Mobile, Ala. to Long Beach, Miss. on Saturday, May 31st as part of their journey across the United States.
Armed Forces Retirement Home Rededicates Eagle Statues
The Armed Forces Retirement Home had a special Memorial Day ceremony for its veteran residents. In addition to honoring those who served, Monday was also the re-dedication of two symbols of American strength and freedom. Video Video
Sounds by the Sea Concert in Gulfport & Pascagoula
It looks like it's shaping up to be the perfect weekend to catch a concert, and that's good news for two cities that will be hosting the annual Sounds by the Sea Concert. Video Video
Climb C.D.C. Hosts Ports of Call Food, Music, & Art Fest.
Thursday night, Climb C.D.C. held its first Ports of Call Food, Music, & Art Festival. Video Video
Ports of Call Food, Music, & Art Festival Kicks Off
Food from around the world is coming to Gulfport Thursday night. Video Video
Humane Society of South Mississippi Will Continue Accepting Owner Surrendered Animals, Working for the Betterment of South Mississippi’s Pets
The mission of the Humane Society of South Mississippi (H.S.S.M.) is to save and enhance the lives of pets through cooperative and innovative approaches to adoption, spay/neuter, sheltering, and community engagement.
PetSmart Charities Grant Expansion to Provide Free Outdoor Cat Spay/Neuter in Gulfport & Biloxi
Funding is now available to provide free spay/neuter to outdoor/free-roaming cats in the City of Gulfport as well as the City of Biloxi.
Armed Forces Retirement Home Holds Open House for Public
Wednesday, the public had a rare chance to explore the Armed Forces Retirement Home. Video Video
Local Veterans Collecting Donations for Tornado Victims
A group of veterans are doing their part to help the victims of the recent Tupelo disaster. Video Video
Three Year Old Boy Nearly Drowns in Swimming Pool
A three year old boy had a close call on Monday. Video Video
Two Local Churches Sponsoring Joint May 4th Evening Prayer Service, Collection for Victims of Storms in North Mississippi
Trinity United Methodist and Westminster Presbyterian Churches to send goods to Louisville early next week.
Salvation Army Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Family Store
It's Salvation Army Week, and in south Mississippi, the non-profit has a lot to celebrate. Video Video
Local Church Prepares for Major Gospel Festival
Greater Mountain Rest Church held their second rehearsal Thursday night in preparation for a major gospel music festival. Video Video
Sinkhole Opens Up in Gulfport at Dolan Avenue
Work to repair a sink hole in Gulfport is underway, but city leaders say this will just be a temporary fix. Video Video
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