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."
Shih Tzus were found abandoned on the side of the road in Hillsdale County, and
this is the second time it's happened in about a month.
Geer is president of Animal Aid of Branch County. She has saved many dogs in
the past. Earlier this week, Geer received a call from a woman who lives near
the area were the dogs were dropped off. On Monday night, Geer was able to
catch two of the dogs. The third was caught Tuesday, and the fourth is still on
says the dog is afraid to get close to people, so they've set out a live trap
dogs were covered in fleas, had matted fur, skin infections, and dry eyes. They
were taken to the Care Center
Animal Hospital in Coldwater.
month, Geer and her team rescued another 18 dogs in similar conditions. Those
18 were turned over by the owner. Geer says she's not sure if the two instances
would hate to think she lied to us and didn't give us all of them initially,
but I also hate to think that there's more people out there mistreating them
this badly," Geer said.
rescued dogs are doing better now. It will be at least a couple weeks before
they'll be ready for adoptions. For information on adopting or to donate to
help with the costs of treating the rescued dogs, visit the Animal Aid of Branch County
website or email them.