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."
leaders in Toledo have promised to help businesses that were hurt by a big
construction project on Sylvania Avenue.
have been many improvements, including new pavement on the road and new parking
spaces, but there are lingering problems.
businesses closed because traffic couldn't get through, or simply avoided the
area during the more-than-two-year project. Others lost their walk-in crowds.
like the way it looks," said Cherie Cook, of J&D's Side Trip. "We just wish
after all this construction and everything got done, they would have done
something for us, you know, because it really killed the business for a long
Side Trip has had a for sale sign in front of it for months.
city's Department of Neighborhoods met with business owners and residents
Monday night to hear their concerns.
we need to figure out, where do we go from here?" said Council member Lindsay
Webb. "How can we support the businesses that are here? How can we attract new
addition to money already but into the roadway's reconstruction, Councilman Tom
Waniewski says $100,000 more have been set aside for improvements. He wants the
businesses to be rejuvenated.
trying to make it not only a destination, but a place where people can walk
easily through, so you stop at one business, walk up the road and go to another
business," he said. He also wants Sylvania avenue to get a gateway, similar to
Columbus' trendy "Short North" neighborhood.
says the city should help with advertising, to bring more customers in.