mississippi highway patrol

Bomb squad finds no explosive devices on bus in Gulfport

Around noon, a double-Decker bus heading to Atlanta from New Orleans had a bomb threat. A passenger called police after they heard another passenger talk about an explosive device. Mississippi Highway Patrol picked up the bus at the 28th mile…

George County teen dies in single-vehicle wreck

A George County teenager was killed Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle wreck in Stone County, the Mississippi Highway Patrol said in a press release. Troopers responded to a a wreck of a 2006 Nissan Maxima at 5:19 a.m. on Highway…

Mississippi Hwy Patrol honors George Landon Phillips

George Landon Phillips, former United States Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, received a high honor today. Today, Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop K hosted a building dedication to ensure Phillips’ memory lives on for generations. Phillips also served as…

Highway Patrol prepares for Labor Day

As with any long holiday weekend, you can expect more people on the roads. Mississippi Highway Patrol is gearing up for this Labor Day Weekend. They plan on stepping up enforcement efforts through Monday. That plan entails extra troopers on…

‘Drive Right Mississippi’ campaign

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is gearing up for the Fourth of July holiday by beefing up patrols on the road. It’s all a part of a statewide campaign called ‘Drive Right Mississippi.’ Things kicked off July 1st and runs through…

Troop K New Year’s weekend statistics

Earlier this morning, News 25 caught up with the Mississippi Highway Patrol’s Troop K who is tasked with policing roadways in the state’s six southernmost counties. Thanks to increased presence from troopers over the New Year’s holiday weekend, there were…

Holiday traffic update

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says no fatalities were reported in traffic accidents on roads they monitored during the long Christmas weekend. The holiday enforcement period on state and federal highways began Friday evening and ended late Monday. The patrol says…

Two People Injured in Head On Collision on Hwy 53

Two women are being treated for injuries after a head on collision on Highway 53 in Harrison County this morning. It happened around 10:30 at the intersection of Mills Road and Highway 53, shutting down both lanes of the highway…

Highway Patrol Prepares for Holiday Weekend

Thanksgiving travelers can expect increased patrols on interstate and state highways as the Mississippi Highway Patrol beefs up its ranks over the four-day holiday weekend. The Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Campaign starts Wednesday at 6 p.m. and runs through midnight Sunday.…