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."
It's been a difficult few
days for the family of the man found dead in Fremont, identified as Damon
Scott had been missing
since January, and his body was identified by authorities Wednesday. Now his
sister says she has found a new appreciation for life.
"I learned a lot out of
the situation," Devon Scott said. "That no matter what you go through, you
never know what the worst is going to be."
After losing her brother,
Devon says she's learned to take advantage of the time given to her.
Scott, 38, lost his wife
and eldest son years ago. Now Devon is sad that her brother's remaining
children won't be able to see their father again.
"They've already lost
their mother when they were kids, of a very serious accident," Devon said. "So
they grew up with no mother and here we complained about life…and now I had no
idea they were going to end up with no dad, too. So maybe people shouldn't
complain and complain and enjoy the time that you have together."
She said her brother was a
devoted father and son, who would make a point of visiting his mother on a
daily basis, and that they all miss him deeply.
"I wish you wouldn't have
left us so quick," she said. "But I'm thankful for all the time we had with
The cause of death is
unknown at this time. Fremont Police are waiting on an autopsy.