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Police Investigating Possible Shooting

A man is recovering after being shot in Gulfport last night. Around 9:30 Gulfport police received a call about shots fired in the west Gulfport area in the neighborhood near 45th avenue. Later police learned a male was being treated…

Fundraiser For Police Explorers

Order a pizza today and help out local kids on the coast. Throughout the day, 20 percent of sales from the D'Iberville Papa John's on Cinema Drive will go to the D'Iberville Police Explorers program. Police Explorers is a summer…

Standoff in Ocean Springs Ends after Several Hours

An intense situation in Ocean Springs is now over after a multi-hour standoff ended with one man in custody. News 25’s Shelby Myers was on the scene during those intense moments and joins us with the latest.

Click it or Ticket

Starting May 23rd through June 5th, you may see an increase in law enforcement patrols. In an effort to spread the message that child restraint and seat belt laws will be heavily enforced around the clock, law enforcement agencies from…

Police Appreciation Service

For a number of years, the church of the redeemer in Biloxi has hosted an appreciation ceremony for law enforcement across the coast. The gathering is the church's way of saying "thank you" to the many men and women who…

Audio From Police Radio

We're getting new information about the officer involved shooting that happened in St. Martin early Monday morning. News 25 obtained police radio chatter from that night which outlines how things happened. On Monday morning around 1 am the Sheriff’s Department…

Man Damages Hospital

Merit Health in Biloxi will have to undergo thousands of dollars in repairs due to the actions of one man early this morning. Hospital employees told police that 53-year-old Clifford Jackson had been asked to leave when he became upset…

Biloxi Bike Patrol

The Biloxi police department has a new way of getting around town in efforts to make it easier for them to catch criminals and help the public. Biloxi police introduced their new bike patrol at the city council meeting. The…

Gulfport Ecumenical Fellowship Meeting

News 25's Toni Miles interviews The Rev. Stephen Kidd and The Rev. Claire Dobbs about the Gulfport Ecumenical Fellowship Meeting April 19th Noon, at First Missionary Baptist Church. To promote uniting the Faith Communities, Police and Government. First Missionary Baptist…

Pascagoula Police Officer Goes the Extra Mile

One Pascagoula patrolman’s story spread quickly online and through the community after his acts of kindness to a homeless man went viral. News 25’s Laurene Callander shines a light on this positive story here on the Gulf Coast. Officer Torrey…

Pastors and Police Tackling Crime

It's only three months into the new year and violent crimes are already affecting Gulf Coast communities in a devastating way. News 25’s Kendra Turley gives us a look at what local pastors and police officers are doing to help solve…

Gulfport Police Find Inspiration In Community Notes

In recent months the Gulfport Police Department has seen several anonymous notes tucked under their windshields and now the boys in blue are returning the thanks. Several officers tell News 25 the increase in appreciation means more now than ever.…

Biloxi Police Officer Assaulted

A Biloxi man faces multiple felony charges after allegedly assaulting a police officer during a traffic stop Monday. James Michael Magnusen Jr. Is booked on charges of assault on a police officer, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and…

Random Acts Of Appreciation

News 25's Laurene Callander tells us about the random acts of appreciation for our local police officers.

Pastors Join Forces With Police

Community members weren't the only ones working to put an end to violence on Saturday. The Gulf Coast Ministers Alliance met with officials from both Gulfport and Biloxi police departments to discuss ways the two parties can *enhance* their community…

Firefighters Remove a Troubled Man From his home

Firefighters remove a troubled man from his home and try to contain a raging fire with the added threat of propane tanks nearby. This was the scene just off road 248 this morning.

Attacks on Police

The recent spike in police attacks has officers on the force concerned about their safety even more.

Staying Safe When Tragedy Strikes

While the tragedy unfolded in neighboring Louisiana, local law enforcement tells News 25 how you react in a situation like this can mean the difference between life and death.