2 months ago
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First responders honored in Jackson County

This evening in Jackson County, Keesler Federal Credit Union honored first responders at their annual celebratory dinner. This is the third annual dinner that’s been held in honor of the men and women who put their lives on the line every day for the Coast community. Keesler has partnered with several businesses and organizations from […]
2 months ago
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Keesler FCU honors first responders

Tonight in Jackson County, Keesler Federal Credit Union honors those that put their lives on the line to keep Coast residents safe each day. News 25’s Hank Davis joins us from the annual First Responders Appreciation Dinner in Pascagoula with more.
3 months ago
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Bus accident first responders appreciation in Biloxi

Today Merit Health and the City of Biloxi partnered to host a picnic honoring first responders, in appreciation for their hard work in the aftermath of the tragic train-bus collision two weeks ago that killed four people and injured dozens. All public safety personnel and emergency workers who responded to the tragic accident on March […]
3 months ago
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House passes Back the Badge Act

With a vote of 94 to 18, the Mississippi House has passed the Back the Badge Act. House Bill 645 would enhance penalties for crimes committed against law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency responders. The bill now heads to Governor Bryant’s desk for his signature. If signed, the new law will go into effect July […]
4 months ago
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First responders band together

One thing evident in yesterday’s accident was that it was all hands on deck for first responders in the area. The City of Biloxi reports nearly ten different crews of first responders were on the scene to help Biloxi police and firefighters. Gulfport firefighters helped by manning Biloxi fire stations while Biloxi firefighters were on […]
5 months ago
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Blue Lives Matter Bill on its way to the House

House Bill 2469, the Blue Lives Matter Bill, is on its way to the House and one step closer to becoming law. Today, News 25 reached out to the author of that bill Senator Sean Tindell of Gulfport. He says after a two hour debate and lively discussion, the bill passed the Senate. Senator Tindell […]
5 months ago
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Police Department Awards Ceremony Biloxi

Biloxi First Responders were honored earlier this morning during their quarterly awards ceremony. A handful of detectives and officers received recognition for their hard work in tough cases ranging from domestic disputes to assaults. Many of them were able to control the situation and avoid using any force. The K-9 unit also received donations from […]
5 months ago
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Blue Lives Matter Bill Passes the Senate

A bill to double penalties for crimes targeting police officers, firefighters, and medics has passed the Mississippi Senate. Senators voted 37-13 Thursday to send Senate Bill 2469 to the House. The Blue Lives Matter proposal says any crime committed against emergency personnel because of their status as police officers, firefighters, or emergency medical technicians would […]
5 months ago
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Blue Lives Matter Bill Moves Forward in the Mississippi Senate

A bill to double the penalties for crimes targeting police officers, firefighters, and medics moves forward in the Mississippi Senate. The Blue Lives Matter Bill passes committee and will now head to the full Senate. The proposal says any crime committed against emergency personnel because of their status would be a hate crime under state […]
6 months ago
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Inargual First Responders

Inargual First Responders appreciation dinner in Stone County 3 pm until 6 pm West Side Community Center.