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 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:42:13 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."
statistics are against foster children, but the Life Institute in Toledo is
trying to change that by offering a night of celebration and scholarships.
for Marissa Roberts, Deonte Moss, and Marjory Curry were answered when they got
out of their troubles lives as foster children, and got educated as adults.
That's why they're contributing to the Life Institute to help current foster
Institute is preparing for the second annual Foster Care and Higher Education
experience in foster care and life has been like a war," Moss said. "A personal
war for me, and I feel like I came out victorious."
and the others are hoping recognition for the foster kids' hard work will
inspire them to thrive.
mom and dad might have made a lot of mistakes," Moss said. "But I am not
defined by those mistakes, and I use that in my successes today."
formal gala will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Grand Plaza Hotel on Summit
Street in Toledo. Tickets are $50 per person at the door.