Content Tagged 'safety'

Lock Your Car Doors While Shopping
Police tell News 25 car burglaries skyrocket during the holiday shopping season and most of them are crimes of opportunity. Video Video
Holiday Traffic Brings Risk on the Road
Forty-six million Americans will be traveling this holiday weekend. Video Video
Staying Safe for the Holidays
Local law enforcement officials have the tips to keep you safe. Video Video
Holiday Travel in Wake of Paris Attacks
This week, 46 million Americans will travel for Thanksgiving, 25 million of those by air. Video Video
School Bus Safety
A school bus catches fire on a California freeway. Two Houston teenagers die after their school bus crashes in Texas and just hours away from the coast, two Mississippians killed on the scene after plowing their suv into a school bus in Collins, Mississippi. These are just some of the recent school bus incidents in the past couple of weeks. Video Video
Lyman Elementary School Evacuated
Lyman Elementary School was evacuated today over concerns of a nearby woods fire. Video Video
School Bus Accident Sends 15 to the Hospital
Some scary moments this morning as a car collided with a school bus on its way to Harrison Central High School. Video Video
Leak at Chevron Refinery
Residents in the Pascagoula area may notice a scent of gasoline in the air over the next couple of days. Video Video
Halloween Safety
A not-so-spooky scene took place at the Hancock County Library tonight. Video Video
Severe Weather Precautions
A strong low-pressure system to the west could bring severe storms to the area throughout the night. Video Video
National School Bus Safety Week
While experts say riding a school bus remains the safest way to transport a child to and from school, that doesn’t mean there still aren’t dangers. Video Video
Beware: Men Impersonating Police Officers in Pascagoula
Pascagoula Police Department is warning the public to be cautious of two men impersonating police officers. Video Video
Practice Firework Safety This Holiday Weekend
Many people will celebrate the Fourth by lighting up the skies, but don’t forget the danger that comes with it. Video Video
USM Gulf Park Installs New Emergency Phones
Students at USM Gulf Park may feel safer walking around campus this semester thanks to new Code Blue emergency phones installed in several locations. Video Video
D’iberville Police Department Patrolling Around the Clock This Weekend-
The Fourth of July is one of the most heavily travelled holidays all year. That’s why the D’iberville Police Department will be patrolling around the clock to ensure safety on the roads. Video Video
Operation Dry Water Aims to Make Boating Safety a Top Priority
Boat drivers beware! Multiple agencies will be out in full force this weekend on the lookout for drivers boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The legal limit for both driving and boat is .08. Video Video
Gulfport Police Department Asks for Body Cameras
Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania is asking the City Council to look into funding for his department to obtain cameras Video Video
Push for Installation of Lights on Biloxi-Ocean Springs Bridge
The Coast group Women Against Violence Everywhere is continuing to push for lights to be installed on the Biloxi-Ocean Springs Bridge. Video Video
City of Gulfport to Have Buffer Zone at Firework Shows
For safety purposes, there will be a buffer zone area from 15th Street to Highway 49 South of Highway 90 and all fireworks will be prohibited in this area. Video Video
Operation Dry Water Kept Boaters Safe on the Water this Weekend
As water lovers gear up for one of the busiest boating holidays of the year, a national safety campaign is wrapping up: “Operation Dry Water.” Video Video
Fireworks Safety Should be Top Priority this Weekend
The Fourth of July is coming up this weekend, which means food, flags and fireworks, but things can turn deadly in a second. Video Video
Labor Day Patrol
Labor Day weekend is upon us, which means people are filling their cars and hitting the roads. Video Video
Preventing Jail Breaks on the Coast
Today, a Perry County inmate was captured after escaping from jail. This is just one of multiple jail breaks this month in Mississippi alone. Video Video
Staying Safe When Tragedy Strikes
While the tragedy unfolded in neighboring Louisiana, local law enforcement tells News 25 how you react in a situation like this can mean the difference between life and death. Video Video
Protect Your Groundwater Day
Today, the National Ground Water Association is encouraging the public to be aware of their water use. Video Video
Attacks on Police
The recent spike in police attacks has officers on the force concerned about their safety even more. Video Video
Safety is Important During Extreme Heat Conditions
While the heat index has fallen about 15 degrees in the past couple of hours, it was a much different story earlier today, with the heat index topping out at 110 degrees in some areas. Video Video
Mississippi Highway Patrol Wants to Remind Drivers to be Safe this Weekend
Mississippi Highway Patrol wants to remind people to buckle up, reduce speed and don’t drink and drive. Video Video
MDOT Holds Annual Equipment and Operators Rodeo
Workers with the Mississippi Department of Transportation can be along Mississippi highways making them safer for travelers, but have you ever thought of the skill it takes to do their job? Today, those skills were on full display at their annual statewide “Equipment and Operators Rodeo”. Video Video
Where is it Safe & Legal to Light Fireworks on the Coast?
2014 has almost passed and 2015 is right around the corner. Video Video
Gulf Coast Running Club to Host Women's Safety Seminar
After a woman was raped on the Biloxi Bay Bridge in November, the Gulf Coast Running Club wanted to take action in helping keep women safe while walking and running outside. Video Video
Texting & Driving Ban in MS Could Come as Early as June
If you're one of many who are tired of seeing drivers busy using their cell phones while cruising down the road, that will be changing as early as June. Video Video
Ordinance Passed to Protect People on Parade Floats
While throwing beads off parade floats is encouraged, throwing objects at the floats is most certainly not. Video Video
MS May Get Witness Protection Program This Year
As the 2015 legislative session gets going, public safety bills are on the radar. Video Video
D'Iberville Police Urge Safety This Mardi Gras Weekend
Deputy Chief Clay Jones wants to make sure citizens and visitors attending the North Bay Area Mardi Gras Association Parade have a safe and enjoyable experience.
Law Enforcement Advise Caution While Driving in Fog
Speed limits are listed for ideal weather conditions and foggy roads can quickly become dangerous. Video Video
Orange Grove Students Learn About Electrical Safety
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 70% of child related electrical accidents occur at home, even with an adult present. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Supports Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
It’s a fact of life that people grow older each day.
Sidewalk to be Built to Connect Popps Ferry & Atkinson
A new project in west Biloxi is paving the way for safety as construction begins on a sidewalk that will link the Popps Ferry area to Hiller Park. Video Video
MS House Passes Bills Against Texting & Driving
The Mississippi House of Representatives is working to combat distracted driving. Video Video
Texting & Driving Ban Could Soon Come to Mississippi
How often do you see someone driving next to you, not looking at the road, but at their cell phones? Video Video
AG's Meet in Biloxi to Ensure Digital Safety
The US loses more than 750,000 jobs and 250 billion dollars due to theft of music, literature, and other artistic works created by independent individuals. Video Video
Governor Plans to Sign Bill to Remove Inspection Stickers
Mississippians will soon be done with inspection stickers. Video Video
Be a Saint. Drive Sober.
St. Patrick's Day brings to mind shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, and good luck.
Ocean Springs to Soon Begin Gov't St. Sidewalk Project
An Ocean Springs sidewalk project that has been in the works for many years is finally about to start construction. Video Video
Residents Who Lost Children Advocate for Safety on Highway
Officials are taking action to improve the intersection of Big John Road and Highway 67, where two D'Iberville teens tragically lost their lives last week. Video Video
Biloxi PD Gets Grant to Crack Down on Drinking & Driving
If you've been drinking and driving around Biloxi, your days may be numbered. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Offers 16 Tips for Your Spring Road Trip
March is here and the Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) wants everyone to be safe and be aware as many head out for a well-deserved spring break road trip.
Biloxi High Receives Allstate Grant to Promote Safe Driving
Biloxi High School is one of a handful of Mississippi schools who received a grant from Allstate to promote driving safety to teens. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Urges Safety this Holiday Season
Make your car a no phone zone!
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