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 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:52:33 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 >>
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."
Students at Lourdes University
are partnering with families at the La Posada Emergency Shelter to clean up the
"It's the perfect opportunity
for Sociology students to come out and learn in their own natural setting,"
said Dr. Sharon Everhardt of Lourdes University.
Fifteen students will work
with the families to clean up and learn about each other.
"Part of the reason behind
that is so, you know, students have the opportunity to be engaged in their own
community and learn a little bit about some of the struggles families face,"
After spending time cleaning
up, the students and families will head back to the shelter for a cook-out,
which is something families at the shelter are looking forward to.
"We don't' always get the
chance, or have the funding to be able to do something like what Lourdes is
doing for us tonight," said La Posada Program Coordinator Michelle Poole. "They're
supplying all the food, all the supplies, for them to have a cook-out and
really feel like it's home and see that other people in the community do care."