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 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:42:13 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."
A proposal has been placed before Toledo City Council to
build a short extension of Executive Parkway to help with the redevelopment of
the former Showcase Cinemas property along Secor Road.
The measure calls for the city to spend $340,000 from its
capital improvements fund, to extend the road just east of Secor, to provide
additional access to Secor for that site. The money to be spent was collected
through a tax increment financing district, which can be used for public
Councilman George Sarantou calls it a perfect use for
"It'll bring jobs to West Toledo," he said. "I'm told the
developers have commitments from two hotels as well as develop office space, or
restaurant space or some kind of commercial space."
Key Hotels and Property Management is targeting a Hampton
Inn and Suites and a Holiday Inn Express for that site. Sarantou also calls it
a perfect timing for that work, since Secor Road is being rebuilt between I-475
and Central Avenue.
The measure will be discussed on Tuesday during agenda