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."
not going to be a good summer for workers at the Diamond Crystal Brands plant
in Perrysburg Township. The plant is closing in July, and about 150 workers
will be out of a job.
factory produces Splenda sweetener, but the Splenda company pulled its contract
with the plant when it expires in June.
don' think a plant closure is ever easy, whether you're prepared for it or not,"
said Brigid Kelly, communications director for the UFCW Local 75. "We are going
to do everything we can over the next month in order to make sure the
transition is as easy as we can for our members."
will including helping workers find other jobs. Kelly says Diamond Crystal has
a workforce with a strong work ethic, and there are plenty of plants in
first, there's work to do with the company.
when a plant shuts down, the union and company engage in bargaining in order to
work out the conditions of the plant closure, and what will happen from that
point forward," she said.
Plant management did not
return calls from Toledo News Now for comment.