Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:42:13 GMT
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
City Councilman Adam Martinez is proposing sweeping changes to the city's water
measures being introduced to council call for the city to switch to monthly
billing, allow for a 30-day pay period instead of 15 days, and for allowing
people renting property to set up accounts instead of only allowing property
owners to set up accounts.
said his proposals are being made because the mayor is planning to place a
water rate increase proposal before council and he thinks it's a good time to
review the entire billing system.
need to make sure we're doing everything in our power to provide better
customer service, and making sure bills are being sent out more regularly and
customers are having more time to pay," he said.
mayor's office said switching to monthly billing would cost the city an extra
$2.5 million per year, and said the Martinez plan would not only slow down the
pace of collections, but would make it harder to collect on delinquent