Mississippi State News

Two State Flags?

A state House leader suggests having two separate but equal flags: one with the Rebel cross and one without. Some lawmakers want the divisive Confederate battle emblem removed from the Mississippi flag. Others want to punish public institutions that refuse…

More Charges in Clarksdale Officer Shooting

Clarksdale police have filed new charges against the two men suspected of shooting a Clarksdale police officer and robbing a grocery store. Police arrested 19-year-old Johnny Robinson Jr. on charges of attempted murder and two new counts of armed robbery.…

Governor Kasich To Hold Rally On The Coast

News 25 has confirmed that presidential hopeful and Ohio governor John Kasich will be making his way to the Coast next week. The public rally for the Republican candidate will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday February 24th at Café Climb.…

One in Custody after Officer Shooting in Clarksdale

Police in Clarksdale now say two suspects are in custody in connection with the shooting of a police officer. Corporal Derrick Couch was shot in the head while investigating a robbery yesterday. Police had surveillance video of the two suspects…

Tea Party Tonight

Anyone interested in discussing current events and legislation with three of our elected state representatives is invited to join the conversation tonight. The South Mississippi Tea Party will be holding a live question and answer session via Skype with state…

Meet The Reps

News 25’s Katarina Luketich interviews Phil Harding about the South Mississippi Tea Party. Monday Febreary 15 D'iberville Recreation Center 6:30 pm - 8 pm   [mappress mapid="2266"]  

Fatal Shooting At Mardi Gras Parade

Just 15 minutes after the colorful floats rolled down the streets of Pass Christian for this year’s St. Paul Carnival Association Mardi Gras Parade, the celebration turned into chaos. Celeste Plaisance said, "I was sitting on the front porch with…

Tornado Damage in Mississippi

Clean-up will continue after a series of tornadoes tore across Mississippi and Alabama Tuesday afternoon. This video comes from Collinsville, Mississippi where a homeowner caught one of the tornados on camera. The severe storm, which brought lashing rain and powerful…

Tornado Damage in Eastern Mississippi

Parts of eastern Mississippi have already been damaged by a tornado sweeping through the area today. Strong winds have caused trees to collapse over homes, schools and roadways in Newton and Lauderdale counties. That’s where most of the damage has…

Supporters Rally for Initiative 58

Supporters in favor of taking the state flag down from county courthouse grounds spoke to supervisors in Harrison County as well. Those in favor of keeping the flag up also made their presence known. Wallace Mason and other supporters of…

Thousands Face Losing SNAP Benefits

One in five people in Mississippi currently relies on SNAP benefits, formerly known as food stamps, to put dinner on the table. In less than two months, 13 percent of these people could lose this extra help. News 25’s Kristen Durand…

Public Charter Schools

This week is National School Choice Week, highlighting education options parents have for their children. One of those options is public charter schools, something many state politicians are pushing for more of. News 25’s Katarina Luketich gives us a closer…

Tornado Damage in Lamar County

Last night’s storm that moved through Lamar County has been confirmed as a tornado. The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-2 tornado touched down. A lot of the damage was reported on Rocky Branch Road, Old Salt Road and…

Donald Trump In Biloxi

A record-breaking crowd gathered in Biloxi Saturday evening for a chance to see presidential candidate Donald Trump live in action.