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 >>
Her Nissan Altima was discovered behind a vacant building. We are told that officers are searching the area now.
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."
Residents in a south Toledo neighborhood are not very
happy that the main roadway there is set to be completely re-built. The change
will come at a cost of $1.8 million and decades-old trees.
Cherrylawn Drive in the Crossgates neighborhood near Swan
Creek Metropark will be re-constructed from Heatherdowns to Glendale Avenue. Toledo
City Councilman Mike Collins said the concrete is crumbling and must be
"Allowing blight to come into the neighborhood will
create that," Collins said. "So I want to re-invent Crossgates with new
streets, new street appeal, and new curb appeal."
Bids for the project will be opened Tuesday, and starting
in April, the work will begin. The road won't be widened, but will have new
asphalt, and new sewer and water lines will be installed in the 50-year-old
Collins and other city officials led a public meeting to update
residents on the plans, but he said many residents have found the project
difficult to accept. The biggest complaints are that sidewalks will have to be
installed to ensure some state funding for the project, and the City will have
to remove the large trees on the curbs that make the neighborhood stand out.
"The experts are telling me the trees have to come down
because the root structure will be so dysfunctional as a result of the
trenching," he said. "Within 3-5 years, all the trees will be dead."
But Collins said sidewalks will get kids off the street
when playing or bicycling, and all residents can feel better about that.