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 >>
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."
brand new procedure at the University of Toledo Medical Center could help
dozens of people in the area.
procedure is called flow diversion, and it's used to treat brain aneurysms.
a very exciting time for us, because traditionally these aneurysms have been
very difficult to treat," said Dr. Syed Zaidi, assistant professor of
Neurology. "It seems to be working, as far as we can tell."
coil stent is placed in the patient's brain to divert blood-flow away from the
aneurysm, allowing it to heal.
Thomas was the first patient to undergo the procedure. She says it was worth it
when she got good news from her doctor.
called me and said the aneurysm is gone," Thomas said. "That was exciting. We
were all happy to hear that."
aneurysm is a bulge in a blood vessel that can leak or rupture. They can cause
severe headaches, loss of vision, and sometimes even death. Thomas' surgery
went so well, doctors at UTMC have already performed five others, and they're
hoping to do many more.
would absolutely tell those who need to have something done, have it done with
no trepidation," said Thomas.