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."
Two big road construction
projects could slow drivers heading east of Toledo down.
Bayshore Road in Oregon
was closed Monday, and another project is having a bigger impact.
Ohio Route 2 at the
Lucas-Ottawa County line has been closed at the Bono curve since late February,
and has at least two more weeks to go.
Road closure signs have
been placed at least seven miles ahead of the work, and it has affected
businesses that have seen regular customers disappear.
Angela Moore of DG's Ice
Cream says they rely on the Cedar Point crowd. Since drivers can't easily get
there now, sales are down.
"We have a lot of people
stopping in, wondering how to get out to Cedar Point, wanting directions,"
Moore said. "So it hasn't affected us majorly, but it has taken its toll."
The best detour around the
Route 2 closure is State Route 579.
Back on Bayshore Road,
crews will build a new bridge as part of the Oregon Flood Relief project. The
road will be closed for 45 days.
Local traffic can get
through, but other vehicles – including emergency crews – have to find another
"For us as police officers,
and also our fire division, if it's actually causing a road closure, we come up
with secondary routes on how we're going to work through things on our
emergency calls and so forth," explained Sgt. Tony Castillo with the Oregon