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Palazzo responds to unrest in Washington

South Mississippi’s congressional representative has responded to the events unfolding in Washington right now. Congressman Steven Palazzo tells News 25 he and his staff are in a safe place right now and expressed surprise at how events…

‘Protest for Peace’ Sunday at Jones Park

People have been protesting for change across the country. Last weekend, we saw several peaceful protests around the Gulf Coast and we can expect to see more this weekend. On Sunday there will be a protest for peace held at…

A look at Democrats’ sweeping proposals to overhaul policing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in Congress are proposing an overhaul of police procedures and accountability after the mass protests over the deaths of black Americans at the hand of law enforcement. The Justice in Policing Act is among the most ambitious law…

Peaceful protests continue in Biloxi

In Biloxi, protesters lined Highway 90 near the Biloxi Lighthouse once again in a peaceful demonstration on recent events. This evening, around 15 protesters gathered to bring to light issues of inequality in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Some…

Governor Tate Reeves addresses recent protests

Today, all businesses in the state of Mississippi are allowed to reopen, but at today’s press briefing, Governor Tate Reeves discussed the ongoing protests happening across the country following George Floyd’s death. Reeves said he heard the chants outside his…

East Biloxi construction affects health of community

The $355 million construction project in East Biloxi continues to cause problems for those working and living in the area. Today, Biloxi residents are expected to attend the Biloxi City Council meeting to speak about the health and wellness of…

Local veterans upset over NFL protests

The NFL is taking a hard hit over the numerous players and teams refusing to stand during the National Anthem Sunday. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson spoke to local veterans to find out their stance on the protests. United we stand,…

“Not my President’s Day” rallies

On this President’s Day, Americans took to the streets in various cities to proclaim their opposition to our current president, Donald Trump. “Not my President’s Day” rallies took place in major cities across the country such as Los Angeles and…

Police Shot During Protest in Dallas

Multiple officers were shot during protests in downtown Dallas. An officer on the scene confirmed that at least three to six officers were shot, but their conditions are unknown. The shooting happened just before 9 p.m. as the protests were…

Peaceful Protest to the Religious Accommodation Act

As controversy continues to swirl around Governor Phil Bryant’s swift action to sign the Religious Accommodations Act into law, Coast residents are taking a stand against the law they say is discriminating against the LGBT community. A peaceful rally at…

LGBTQ Peacefully Rally in Biloxi

A peaceful protest at the Biloxi Visitors Center is drawing attention from those driving along Highway 90. “No hate in our state” is the chant that demonstrators want the country to hear and see as they stand against the Religious…

March for Our Youth

As various Gulf Coast families mourn the loss of loved ones to recent shootings, hundreds of people in the community took a stand to put an end to gun violence. News 25’s Kendra Turley gives us a look inside Saturday’s…