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 >>
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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."
TARTA wants public input
on their new downtown hub project, which could negatively impact at least one
TARTA officials said the
downtown hub would make things a lot easier for the agency. The project would
do away with every bus route going in and out of downtown, and instead, all
routes would stop at the hub.
But that would mean taking
over most of the REU parking lot, which is often used by customers of the Valentine
Theatre. Without those parking spaces, theatre officials are worried they will
"They do rely on that
parking lot," said Valentine General Manager Jori Jex. "It's manned, it's
visible, it's easy access to the theatre. It's affordable. It has been the main
parking lot for the last 14 years, and it has served us well."
Jex said she's afraid many
of the theatre's elderly customers may have a hard time getting to the building
without the parking lot.
"Our feeling is that at
this point, even if we had a reduction of 10 percent in our audience base, it
could be devastating, not only to the Valentine, but all the local art groups
that perform here," Jex said.
Jex hopes at least some of
the parking spaces can be saved in the new development.
"Our hope is that there's
just a global vision for what's good for all of the organizations downtown,"
she said. "It would behoove the city to lose a historic theatre such as the