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 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:52:33 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 >>
Her Nissan Altima was discovered behind a vacant building. We are told that officers are searching the area now.
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."
The former Showcase Cinemas complex has been torn down in
west Toledo, and going in its place are two hotels, a couple of restaurants and
some new retail space.
Groundbreaking was held Tuesday for the $25 million Secor
Village development project. Mayor Bell and three council members joined Key
Hotel and Property Management to break ground, marking the start of
construction on a Hampton Inn and Suites, expected to open in July of 2014.
Later this year, work is also scheduled to begin on a
Holiday Inn Express, to open in December, 2014.
Local developer Steve Roumaya says he's pleased the city
is extending Executive Parkway just east of Secor Road to provide better access
to the property. He says the need is out there to serve corporate clients.
"The need for these hotels, we're building in the
high-end corporate hotel, which is the [University of Toledo], Toledo Hospital
requiring a newer hotel," Roumaya said. "We worked with them, we met with
When completed, the two hotels are expected to hire
roughly 100 people. Roumaya says deals are in the works to bring two
restaurants and some retailers to the site.