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."
residents living on Cherrylawn Drive in South Toledo are hoping to save roughly
130 trees set to be removed as part of a $1.6 million street reconstruction
love the trees, we love a neighborhood that has trees in it," said Kim Bradshaw,
who has three of those targeted trees in her front yard. "I'm devastated
because they're big trees; they've been here a long time."
Engineering Services Commissioner Robin Whitney says the trees have to be
removed and will be replaced by new trees when the project wraps up.
an old, concrete road that we're doing a complete reconstruct, we go all the
way down to the dirt, going down pretty deep," Whitney said. "The existing
trees close to the curb are city trees, but they're going to be compromised by
that roadway work."
says adding sidewalks along Cherrylawn is not a factor in the decision to
remove the trees in question, but it is a factor for the project receiving
state funding to improve pedestrian safety.
a neighborhood in transition. There are a lot of young families, kids on bikes,
roller blades, people pushing strollers, and the handicapped," Whitney said. "We're
doing ADA ramps at all of the intersections."
project has been delayed briefly to allow the city to hold another meeting with