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Senator Cochran will resign April 1st

Today, Mississippi Republican Senator Thad Cochran announced he will resign from his seat in the U.S. Senate on April 1st. News 25’s Veronica Bayona spoke to Howie Morgan, a local political consultant, who tells us more about what this decision…

Law enforcement legend D’Wayne Swear dies

Retired NCIS agent D’Wayne Swear passed away this morning, leaving behind his family in Gulfport and a life-long career in local law enforcement. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson sat down with one of his best friends at the Hancock County Sheriff’s…

Tourism Season 2018: Business on the rise

More people are pouring into South Mississippi as temperatures are on the rise. News 25’s Toni Miles checks in with one long-time local tourism business and an out-of-town couple enjoying the sights and sounds here on the Coast. Shrimp season…

St. Patrick student recognized on international level

Students across the state competed at the Region Six Science and Engineering Fair last week at the Coast Coliseum. One St. Patrick High School student will now be recognized on the international level. Senior Shannon Kirkpatrick was awarded first place…

Gautier High School wins national grant

NBC is putting their money where their drama is and giving $500,000 to 50 high school theatre departments to celebrate the premiere of RISE, a new series that revolves around a small-town high school theatre program. This morning, Gautier High…

Cochran announces his intent to resign from Senate

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today announced his intention to resign from the U.S. Senate effective April 1, 2018. “I regret my health has become an ongoing challenge. I intend to fulfill my…

Lily’s Disney send-off party for Make-A-Wish

Eight-year-old Lily McCabe received a Disney send-off party since Lily and her family are headed to Disney World thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Lily was fighting cancer and has come a long way, just finishing her chemotherapy. The party was…

The Biking Monk

A Catholic monk is touring the nation on his bicycle to collect people’s prayers which he intends to display in Washington, D.C. Friar Lawrence Chase is biking his way through the United States, making stops at churches. The biking monk…

Read across America Day

Green eggs and ham, Cindy Lou, just part of the make believe world penned by the great Dr. Seuss. Every year in March, schools far and wide have a week long reading celebration to honor his life. News 25’s Toni…

Cuban official honored with Biloxi proclamation

Today, Biloxi Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich met with a Cuban official at Biloxi City Hall to discuss a variety of potential partnerships in Biloxi and the Mississippi Coast. Miguel Fraga was welcomed with open arms at Biloxi City Hall as…

Moss Point amnesty period runs through April 30th

From now until April 30th, the City of Moss Point has an offer on the table that residents can take advantage of. In an effort between the Moss Point Police Department and Municipal Court, people can pay outstanding fines without…

Missing Woman

The Biloxi Police Department is requesting your assistance in finding Amber Rose Barnett (has been known to go by the last name McCants). Amber was last seen at her mother’s residence on 17 February 2018. Amber was reported to be…

McDaniel draws in crowd on the Coast

GOP Senate candidate Chris McDaniel’s first top after announcing his campaign yesterday was Biloxi. McDaniel stood in front of a crowd gathered at the Biloxi Yacht Club tonight, kicking off his state-wide campaign tour. Entering in the GOP primary race…

Raccoon disease on the rise in Long Beach

If you’re a pet owner in Long Beach, you may want to keep an extra eye out when letting your animal outside. A recent outbreak of a disease being carried by raccoons is on the rise throughout the city. Animal…

Service Dogs for PTSD veterans bill passed

The Mississippi Legislature passed House Bill 944. The bill will allow veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder to have service dogs in public places including hotels and businesses. Today News 25’s Jaylon Morris caught up with a veteran who trains service…

Victoria’s Secret theft suspects

The Biloxi Police Department is asking for help identifying three females that shoplifted over two thousand dollars’ worth of merchandise from the Victoria’s Secret at Edgewater Mall in Biloxi. The incident occurred Friday around 8 p.m. Surveillance footage shows three…

Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport Shoe Drive

If you are a Chick-fil-A fan and also enjoy giving to a good cause then you are in luck. The Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport has partnered with the restaurant for a shoe drive benefiting the Harrison County Youth Shelter. “It’s…