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."
City of Perrysburg has temporarily reduced the fire department staff to help
manage the department's overtime budget, but they say there's no reason for the
public to be concerned.
work 24-48, which means one day of work and two days off, with seven people per
shift. The minimum staffing at one time has been five firefighters on duty, but
now that number will temporarily be reduced to four, and the department will
back-staff a crew member.
all because of a weekly projected overtime deficit of $13,000.
think in emergency situations, more is really better," said Tim Quitter. "I
think when it comes to life-saving, I would like to think [the city] would
spare no expense."
officials explained the fire crews are still maintaining the same standards as
they have before, and they will still get to emergencies as quickly and provide
the same service. They also said there will be no permanent staffing cuts, and
they will always bring in more firefighters in the event of extreme