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A man ‘flew off the handle’ in a machete attack in a parking lot, Biloxi police say
One homeless man assaulted another with a machete-type weapon in the parking lot of Edgewater Mall, sending one to a hospital and the other to jail, police said.The two men know each other, Biloxi Police Maj. Christopher De Back said.The assault occurred in the south parking lot about 11 p.m. Monday
Flooding leaves Woolmarket residents frustrated - WXXV 25
With the heavy rains we’ve been experiencing some Woolmarket residents received flooding on the neighborhood streets that they say they normally do not see and are now frustrated with the draining, the construction that’s been done to the ditches, and the City of Biloxi.
Blues over Biloxi airshow - WXXV 25
Heavy traffic is expected for this event and Biloxi Police have a traffic plan in place. There is also a no boating zone. For more information visit .
First $1 million jackpot in years hits at Coast casino
The Gulf Breeze, Florida, resident won $1,291,918, the biggest jackpot at a Coast casino since 2015.
Biloxi Seafood Festival poster unveiled - WXXV 25
The poster for the 37thannual Biloxi Seafood Festival was unveiled this morning.Local artist Matt Stebly took home the prize and his painting will now represent the Seafood Festival once again. Stebly has taken home the top spot many times before and his art always embodies everything the Seafood Fe
Jewelry theft at Treasures Kiosk in Edgewater Mall - WXXV 25
On June 15, 2018, the Biloxi Police Department conducted an investigation into the theft of jewelry from the Treasures Kiosk located inside Edgewater Mall in which two unknown suspects stole approximately $6,000.00 worth of gold charms/ pendants from the business.
Storm damage in Gulfport - WXXV 25
The severe weather over the past few days has taken its toll on locals at the Southern Oaks trailer park in Gulfport.The recent thunderstorms didn’t just cause high flooding in areas, but roofs are also damaged due to the storms. The thunderstorm caused lightning to strike a tree which landed on a r
Arrested for felony eluding - WXXV 25
One man is behind bars after leading police on a high speed chase through Biloxi.Sunday night around 9:30 Biloxi police attempted to stop a vehicle driven by 30-year-old Kenny Bullock of Biloxi for a traffic violation. Bullock then led officers on a pursuit through the east side of Biloxi before cra
Marshals arrest a Gulfport teen. He’s accused in a murder and charged as an adult.
A Gulfport teenager was standing in the yard outside his mother’s home when federal marshals pulled up with Gulfport Police.They had come to arrest him on a murder warrant from the Covington County Sheriff’s Department, said Raymond Smiles, supervisory inspector of the U.S. Marshals Service in Gulfp
Biloxi casinos gearing up for sports gambling
The Mississippi Gaming Comission adopted regulations for sports betting back in June. Now a 30-day waiting period makes Sunday, July 22nd, the first day sports bets can be placed at Mississippi casinos.
A storm ruined her beach wedding. Then a total stranger saved the day
It was a wedding-day nightmare. The sky was dark, thunder rumbled, lightning cracked across the sky and large raindrops soaked the flower-petal pathway and chairs waiting for wedding guests on a beach in Pascagoula, Mississippi.
Father and son from Moss Point arrested, father charged with intent to distribute cocaine
Dale Ricardo Easterling, Sr., 43, of Moss Point was stopped by the Louisiana State Police while traveling east bound on I-10 near Lake Charles, La. Once stopped, police conducted a search where cocaine was found in the car driven by Easterling.
Four years since the death of Janaya Thompson - WXXV 25
Emotions ran high on Whitney Drive in Gulfport as residents remembered the horrific summer day, July 16th, 2014, the day a little girl just weeks away from starting kindergarten was murdered. Resident David Scott said, “It happened a good bit, a while ago, but it’s still one of those things that you
Blue Angels soar into Biloxi this week. Here's everything you need to know.
A video of theU.S. Navy Blue Angelsroaring down the beach in Pensacola, where the pilots performed in their hometown last weekend, will convince those who plan to attend the free Biloxi airshow this weekend they need to watch near the water.
Man wanted for commercial burglary - WXXV 25
Biloxi police are asking for help finding a man who reportedly burglarized the Classy Chassis Carwash on Pass Road.The incident happened in June. Surveillance footage of the incident shows a white male suspect driving a maroon Ford SUV.- Advertisement -Anyone with information regarding this incident
He pointed a gun at someone working at a Gulfport hotel. Police need help finding him.
Gulfport police are asking for help finding a suspect wanted in an early morning armed robbery.About 2:55 a.m. Monday, officers responded to Sleep Inn at 10000 Old U.S. 49, police said.The victim said a man wearing a white T-shirt with gray sweatpants came to the front counter asking about renting a
Biloxi infrastructure project update - WXXV 25
Oscar Renda, the construction company in charge of finishing the multi-year project, says they are currently on track to meet the deadline, but with all the rain South Mississippi sees, it’s impossible for the project to not be affected by the weather. City of Biloxi Spokesman Vincent Creel said, “T
Girl found at a Gulfport hotel. A man with her is accused of human trafficking, sheriff says.
A 17-year-old girl from Sweeney, Texas, reportedly took a bus to Gulfport to meet a man whom she had become acquainted with on the internet.Police and federal agents arrested the man on a human trafficking charge Tuesday at a Gulfport hotel and took the girl into protective custody, Harrison County
Retail Coach update in Ocean Springs - WXXV 25
The Retail Coach is a national retail consulting, market research, and development firm that was hired by the City of Ocean Springs to bring economic development and retail recruitment to the city.
Blues over Biloxi - WXXV 25
Harrah’s Marketing Coordinator Shay Smith tells News 25 the casino is excited to be a sponsor of this fun event, but there are a few things they want spectators to be aware of before show time. “So, we are encouraging everyone if you can, if you are driving, to carpool. Leave early and get here with