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 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:33:26 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."
Police are looking for the man who tried to steal a woman's service dog off
surveillance video shows a man grabbing the leash Arrica Okenka's service dog
while the bus is stopped, and attempting to take the dog off the bus.
first, I thought maybe it was an accident," Okenka said. "[Like] he had just
caught the leash."
said she soon realized the man was trying to take her dog, and she held onto
the leash so tight, her hand started bleeding.
would he have done with her?" she asked. "I don't even want to think about it,
that's why I had such a death grip on her, I wasn't letting her go."
says her 5-year-old Golden Retriever, Ingrid, is not just a companion, but a
necessity. Okenka was diagnosed at birth with cerebral palsy. She is wheelchair
bound, but Ingrid helps her pick up things, close doors, and even get dressed.
my best friend," she said. "You know that statement that they say: A dog is a person's
best friend? It really, really applies to her."
Okenka is just hoping the man gets caught.
the judge can make him train dogs for other handicap people," she said.
are asking anyone that recognizes the man to call Crimestopper at 419-255-1111.