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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."
group of students in Swanton say they're tired of seeing drugs and vandalism in
Memorial Park, so they took it upon themselves to help police get new tools to
monitor the area.
group raised enough money for eight cameras that will give police an extra set
of eyes on the park.
was a lot of smoking/drugs going on around here because it was outside of the
school," said Kirsten Truckor, a Swanton Middle School student.
and other students in a group called SEED – Students Encouraging Educated
Decisions – got together to do something about the illegal activity. They came
up with the idea for cameras, and then organized a dance, sold T-shirts, and
asked local businesses for donations.
should have a big impact," said Police Chief William Talbott. "I can't thank
them enough. This is something that we talked about. With what they did, it's a
much bigger scale than what we had originally hoped for, so it's going to be a
Talbott says the cameras will record video and be monitored 24 hours a day.
think it's really cool because we actually got to make a difference in the
community, and we didn't give up and went for it," Truckor said.
new cameras should be up and running within the next couple months.