Hancock County

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Hancock County

Authorities are reporting a pedestrian hit and killed by a car near Exit 2 in Hancock County. Mississippi Highway Patrol confirms that eastbound lanes are closed following the fatal accident. News 25’s Kendra Turley is at the scene with more…

Hancock Bank Clothing and Toy Drive

Hancock Bank in Gulfport is paying it forward to their colleagues in Louisiana. A collection drive of gently used toys as well as professional clothing was held today in the One Hancock Plaza lobby. The company is calling all associates…

Hancock County Sand and Sand Bag Pick up Sites

All Coast counties are providing sand for residents. Harrison County began last week. Today, there are pick up sites in Hancock County that will also have sand and sand bags available at the following locations: the Hancock County Arena on…

Hancock County Sandbags and Sand

Due to the potential heavy rains expected in Hancock County, Hancock County will have sand and sand bags available Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 9:00 AM at the following locations:  Hancock County Arena – 4184 Kiln Delisle Road, Kiln…

Are Hancock County Gulf Waters Safe?

Ronald Winnert continues to work through rehab in Slidell after losing his leg to vibrio in Bay St. Louis last month. Many residents in Hancock County are aware of the incident, but say it’s not keeping them from enjoying the…

Are Hancock County Gulf Waters Safe?

Ronald Willert continues to work through rehab in Slidell after losing his leg to the flesh eating bacteria vibrio in Bay St. Louis last month. Today, News 25’s Shelby Myers is in Hancock County checking in to see if the…

Vibrio Case Confirmed in Hancock County

The Mississippi Department of Health has confirmed a Hancock County resident has vibrio vulnificus. The person infected by the waterborne bacteria is a Hancock County man who has not yet been identified. This news comes to us almost a week…

Twelve Behind Bars in Hancock County Drug Roundup

Twelve people are now behind bars as a result of two drug busts in Hancock County. The Hancock County Narcotics Division executed search warrants on Tigris Street in Bay St. Louis and Orange Street in the Springwood community. Agents discovered individual…

Hancock County and Pearl River County Fires

Hancock County firefighters were helping fight a house fire in Pearl River County yesterday when they learned a mobile home had caught fire in their own jurisdiction. The local fire crews provided water to fight the fire, which was stopped…

Flooding in Hancock County

Highway 604 in Hancock County is closed and residents are bracing for continued flooding as Pearl River is on the rise. News 25’s Shelby Myers toured Pearlington roads today and has the story. Many Pearlington residents living just off Pearl…

Hancock Bank Robbery Arrest

Gulfport police have made an arrest in Friday’s armed robbery at Hancock Bank off north Highway 49. Twenty-five year-old Daniel Lee Murphy of Saucier is charged with armed robbery in the case. The crime was captured on the bank’s surveillance…

Hancock Bank Robbery

Gulfport police are asking for the public’s assistance locating the suspect in an armed robbery at Hancock Bank off Highway 49 in north Gulfport. Police say the suspect entered the building, implied he had a weapon and demanded the teller…

Police Investigate Robbery at Hancock Bank

Police are investigating a robbery at Hancock Bank off Highway 49 in north Gulfport. Calls began pouring into our newsroom just after 5 o’clock about all the activity at and around the bank, including several cop cars and a K-9…