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William Carey University announces fall registration

William Carey University announces their fall term starts Monday, Aug. 23, at campuses in Hattiesburg, Biloxi and Baton Rouge, La. Walk-in, open registration is Aug. 19. Admissions staff will be available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. New students will…

Softball: MGCCC vs. Baton Rouge

There’s not a single player on the Mississippi Gulf Coast softball team that’s ever played a home game. While the new stadium at Ross-Smith Field is nearing completion, the Lady Bulldogs hosted today’s double header against Baton Rouge at West…

Blue Lives Matter Bill Passes The Senate

A bill to double penalties for crimes targeting police officers, firefighters and medics moves forward in the state legislature. The "Blue Lives Matter" proposal says any crime committed against emergency personnel because of their status as police officers, firefighters or…

Three Arrested On Drug Conspiracy Charges

Three Louisiana men have been indicted on drug distribution charges related to pharmacy break-ins at three Mississippi Coast pharmacies along with another in Louisiana. Federal prosecutors believe 26 year old Shundrake McKeel and 30 year old Lamarvin Haynes of Baton…

United In Blue Preview

Today, law enforcement agencies from the Mississippi Gulf Coast united to extend a special welcome to the families of the police officers killed and injured in Baton Rouge this July. News 25's Hank Davis brings us the story. Blue lights…

“United In Blue" Honoring Baton Rouge's Fallen Officers

Families of the fallen and wounded officers from Baton Rouge will be on the coast today. Mississippi Law Enforcement Agencies and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Blue Team are partnering with the golden nugget to honor the fallen and wounded officers…

President Obama to Visit Baton Rouge Tuesday

President Obama will visit flood soaked Baton Rouge on Tuesday. While at Martha’s Vineyard, the president has received updates on the flooding situation in Louisiana. President Obama has worked with DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson and the FEMA administrator, who took…

Relief Team Leaves For Baton Rouge

News 25's Laurene Callander interviews Mayor Billy Hewes about the donations collected in Gulfport over the past few days will make their way to Baton Rouge this morning to provide relief for flood victims.

Fear Fete Takes Donations to Baton Rouge

Another group in Biloxi hit the pavement today asking the public for donations to take to flood victims in Baton Rouge. Tonight until 10, if you donate water, food, clothing or cleaning supplies for flood victims, you will get a…

Alton Sterling’s Son Speaks Out

The son of Alton Sterling makes a call for peace and unity throughout the country. Today, for the first time since the police-involved shooting death, Sterling’s son made a public statement. News 25’s Kendra Turley was in Baton Rouge and…

Plot To Harm Police Officers

Police in Baton Rouge are frantically searching for a suspect at large they believe is involved in a plot to kill police officers. That plot was uncovered Saturday following a robbery at a pawn shop where eight handguns were stolen.…

Alton Sterling's Son Speaks Out

The son of Alton Sterling makes a call for peace and unity throughout the country. News 25’s Kendra Turley joins us from Baton Rouge with details from his first public statement since the fatal shooting of his father.

Baton Rouge Protests Continue

A week has passed since 37-year-old Alton Sterling was killed in an officer-involved shooting. News 25’s Kendra Turley describes how one Baton Rouge organization plans to help move the city forward after such a tragic event. “Where do we go…