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Man wanted in connection with a theft in Gulfport

On May 27, 2021, at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Gulfport Police Department responded to the 12000 block of John Ross Road in reference to a Theft. During the course of the investigation, Detectives learned the suspect, identified as Ricky Alan…

Crusaders For Veterans "Operation Southern Hospitality"

[videoembed][/videoembed]Kevin Cuttill with Crusader For Veterans joined us in studio this afternoon to talk about his latest fundraiser for our neighbors in SE Louisiana hard hit by hurricane Ida. The group is taking donations Wednesday at the Juke Joint in…

George County Deadly Road Collapse

[videoembed][/videoembed]Late Monday night a portion of Hwy 26 in George county collapsed leaving 2 dead, 10 injured with 3 dealing with life threatening injuries. Authorities are speculating the torrential rainfall from Hurricane Ida was to blame for the erosion that…

8/31 - George County Deadly Road Collapse

[videoembed][/videoembed]Late Monday night a portion of Hwy 26 in George county collapsed leaving 2 dead, 10 injured with 3 dealing with life threatening injuries. Authorities are speculating the torrential rainfall from Hurricane Ida was to blame for the erosion that…

Nepal: rhino numbers increase amid pandemic

Nepal's rhino population is increasing. The number of one-horned rhinos in Nepal has risen to 752, up by more than one hundred since 2015, when its population stood at 645. This coming from Nepal’s department of national parks and wildlife…

NEWS 25 Will Debut New Set March 22nd

On Monday, March 22nd, WXXV News 25 will debut a renovated set and graphic look in the "News at Noon" half-hour newscast on WXXV NBC 25. The half-million dollar project took two months to complete and includes state-of-the art cameras,…

New weapon in fight against drugs

With each passing day, drug traffickers are coming up with new ways to conceal contraband and avoid detection, but law enforcement officers in our area now have a new highly-efficient weapon in the fight against drugs. You’ve likely heard of…

This weekend is Mississippi Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

The Sales Tax Holiday kicks off this morning and you can cut down on the cost of school supplies and clothes today and tomorrow. School supplies, including crayons, scissors, pens, and pencils are all covered. Calculators are also included this…

Family of Toussaint Sims files wrongful death lawsuit

The family of Toussaint Sims, a Mississippi man who was fatally shot while running away from police, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Moss Point Police Department, City of Moss Point, and the officer cleared in the shooting…

Coke coffee hitting stores in January

A new Coke product is expected to hit stores in January. Coca-Cola announcing Friday "Coca-Cola with Coffee" will soon be sold in the U.S. The new drink is regular Coke blended with Brazilian coffee and will come in three flavors:…

COVID-19: 1,168 new cases, 52 new deaths statewide

The Mississippi State Department of Health has released the latest COVID-19 numbers in our state. They have reported 1,168 new cases and 52 new deaths. The statewide total now stands at 57,912 confirmed cases and 1,620 deaths. Here are the…

Sales Tax Holiday Weekend takes place this weekend

The end of summer break starts the beginning of the need for school supplies and uniforms. You can save money on these items today and tomorrow with Mississippi’s annual fall sales tax holiday. News 25’s Lorraine Weiskopf has more.