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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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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."
The City of Toledo reports 45 homes have experienced
water in the basement since Tuesday's rain event began.
That includes several homes on the 1700 block of Milburn
Avenue. Kennyetta White said that's the first time it's happened to her since
she's been living in her house the past 10 years.
"It was a mess when I came home," White said. "We had to
use buckets to get the water out."
She also paid $175 to get her drainage pipe cleaned out
up to the city service connection, which she says did not help the situation.
Roselynn Kyles also had sewer back-up.
"I end up with sewage and water in my basement, so I got
a sump pump to pump it out of my house but it's a horrid smell," she said. "I
couldn't sleep here. I feel the city needs to be doing more than they're
The homes along Milburn are serviced by a combined
sewer-stormwater line, which are prone to reach capacity during times of heavy
rain. Part of the on-going Toledo Waterways Initiative involves separating
those lines to help reduce pollution, as mandated by the federal government.