drunk driving

Ramping up efforts to stop drunk driving

We are in the peak of holiday season so plenty of parties and gatherings are on everyone’s calendar and for a lot of people that includes drinking. Gulfport Police and the Transportation Department are working together to remind everyone of…

D’Iberville police officer hit by drunk driver

A D’iberville police officer was sent to the hospital with injuries after a drunk driver struck her on the side of the road Saturday morning. According to D’Iberville Police Chief Wayne Payne at about 3:30 Saturday morning, a female officer…

Crash causing power outage in Biloxi

A suspected drunk driver struck a power pole this afternoon in Biloxi, causing a power outage to at least 130 Mississippi Power customers. According to Biloxi police, around 4:10 this afternoon, they responded to an accident on Beauvoir and Pass…

Drunk Driving Increases During Holidays

With all the celebrating that takes place, the number of drunk drivers on the roads hike up every year during the holidays. A Saucier resident’s tragic story may change the minds of some when it comes to getting behind the…

Drunk Driving Presentation at Ocean Springs High School

An emotional and severe demonstration all to teach an important lesson to Ocean Springs high schoolers: don’t drink and drive. Several students covered in bloody make up participated in a realistic drunk driving demo for hundreds of their fellow classmates.…

Drunk Driving Presentation

News 25's Laurene Callander interviews Assistant Principal Justin Sutton about the Drunk Driving Presentation happening over at Oceans Springs High School today. A fake scenario set up to give a very real impact on students at Oceans Spring High School…

Memorial Site Vandalized for Third Time

A Gulf Coast family lost their three children to an accident caused by a drunk driver nine years ago. For the third time, their memorial has been vandalized. Imagine losing your three children to drunk driving. Bill Downs is a…

Social Media Can Hinder Police Catching Drunk Drivers

In this day and age, social media is becoming a staple of our everyday lives, but some websites and Facebook pages may be curbing the Mississippi Highway Patrol's efforts to minimize drunk or impaired drivers on the road.