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 >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:23 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."
Toledo Police are
searching for someone they say is responsible for a rash of credit card fraud
in the area.
Many people pay for
everything with a card, but if you aren't careful, you can get more than you
Police say it occurs a lot
at restaurants or drive-thrus. Dealers recruit people working there to carry
card readers. When customers give them their card to pay, the employee swipes
it through their card reader – stealing your information - before swiping it
through the terminal for the purchase.
"Watch them actually swipe
it through their register," said Sgt. Joe Heffernan, of Toledo Police. "That
way you know that that credit card is only being used for that purpose. And
that that data is not being captured onto another device."
Once your information is
stolen, police say the dealers are taking your information and transferring it
to gift cards to make big purchases with your money.
If you think your
information has been stolen, report it to the credit card company and to