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 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:33:26 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."
April 15 deadline to file taxes is right around the corner, but an IRS
spokesperson said rushing to file could mean falling for a scam.
IRS Spokeswoman Jennifer Jenkins said scammers are using a number of ways to
con people out of their money during tax season. Their methods may include
emails, and even Facebook and Twitter.
Jenkins said the IRS uses only one way to contact people.
correspond through the U.S. Postal Service, and maybe follow up by the phone,"
Jenkins said. "But again, if there's an email, it's probably a scam, a phishing
attempt to get you to provide personal information."
said if you receive something in the mail and you think it's a scam, 9 times
out of 10, it is.
you suspect a scam attempt, contact the IRS directly at 1-800-TAX-1040.