mississippi highway patrol

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.…

Manhunt for Suspect

A manhunt in Harrison County tonight is suspended. Mississippi Highway Patrol say two men remain on the run in the Woolmarket area. News 25’s Hank Davis is on scene where the chase ensued and brings us the latest on the…

2016 Labor Day Enforcement Period

Mississippi Highway Patrol wrapped up their Labor Day enforcement period and News 25 has the weekend numbers for you. According to highway patrol, state wide one fatality was reported. There were 175 DUI arrests. One hundred and seventy vehicle crash…

Police Increase Check Points

News 25’s Laurene Callander tells us about "police check points" to ensure safety along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Holiday Weekend Travel

Mississippi Highway Patrol reports there have already been two deadly crashes for the Memorial Day Weekend throughout the state. Trooper First Class Chase Elkins tells News 25 there have been seven accidents here along the Coast. Out of the seven…

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.