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USDA to buy $30M in shrimp to aid Gulf seafood industry

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Gulf of Mexico seafood industry is getting help from the federal government. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it...

Path to legalized sports betting heads to Louisiana governor

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A proposal that paves the way for legalized sports betting in some Louisiana parishes is headed to Gov. John...

8 teens injured at graduation party shooting in Louisiana on Memorial Day

LAKE CHARLES, LA. (AP) — Three teenagers suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds and three others were grazed by bullets when gunfire erupted at a Memorial...

Louisiana Senate backs proposal to legalize sports betting

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters could determine on a parish-by-parish basis whether to legalize sports betting, under a bill that has won...

Louisiana officer accused of raping woman in exchange for a lighter punishment following a traffic stop

PORT BARRE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana police officer has been charged with rape after a woman accused him of engaging in sexual activity...

Fowl play: Louisiana police search for ‘aggressive chicken’

WALKER, La. (AP) - Police in Louisiana say officers are searching for an “aggressive chicken” accused of engaging in fowl play at a bank. The...

Louisiana priest convicted of molestation released on bond over coronavirus safety concerns

OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — A former Louisiana priest convicted of molesting an altar boy has been released from jail on bond over coronavirus safety...

Sheriff: Louisiana man kidnaps woman, kills her after she escapes

By Associated Press LAPLACE, La. (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana said a man kidnapped a woman and fatally shot her when she escaped. Corrie Wallace was...

Coroner: Newborn baby’s death in Louisiana linked to coronavirus

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic claimed its youngest victim yet in Louisiana on Monday - a baby born...

Louisiana governor issues statewide ‘stay at home’ order starting at 5 p.m. Monday

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards has issued a statewide “stay at home” directive, ordering all 4.6 million people in Louisiana...

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Update on quarantined kindergarten class at Pecan Park Elementary

News 25 reached out to the Ocean Springs School District to see how they are moving forward after one of their staff members tested...

Coast Transit Authority introducing new routes to service Mississippi Aquarium

Coast Transit Authority has a big announcement! They are introducing two new routes to service Mississippi Aquarium starting on August 29th! The Sunshine Express and the...
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Mississippi Department of Health reports 612 new COVID-19 cases, 22 new deaths

The Mississippi Department of Health reported 612 new COVID-19 cases and 22 new deaths with one new death in George County, two new deaths...

MDEQ Issues Beach Water Contact Advisory in Gulfport

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued a water contact advisory Thursday for Station 8...