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 >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:23 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."
Hancock County Red Cross is looking for volunteers to train to aid victims in
training session will be held this weekend for volunteers to learn how to run a
Red Cross shelter. It will be the second time the Hancock County Red Cross
offers shelter operation simulations this year.
goal is to get volunteers trained as quickly as possible so that if an
emergency arises, they have a large, qualified pool of volunteers ready to get
to work. There are currently 50 trained disaster volunteers in Hancock County.
count on trained volunteers to be there 24 hours a day, ready to help when a
disaster happens," said Executive Director Todd James. "So the more volunteers
we can get trained and ready to respond, the safer our communities are."
year, more than a dozen volunteers deployed to help in Superstorm Sandy.
classes are free, and open to anyone who registers beforehand. They will be
held Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Findlay Red Cross.