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 >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:23 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."
major construction projects are causing safety concerns for some residents in
started this week on the Erie Street Bridge replacement and reconstruction on
Monroe Street, leading to an increase in traffic in an otherwise quiet
a lot of stop signs around, but they don't pay any attention to them," said
Howard Trosin, a resident of Centennial Farms.
and his wife Jean have lived in Centennial Farms for 30 years and say they have
never seen so much traffic. The residential neighborhood is a quick detour
around the Erie Street Bridge project. The Trosins say they don't mind the
traffic, but they worry about motorists going too fast and ignoring stop signs.
a lot of children on bicycles around here," Jean said. "We worry about them
because they aren't used to all this traffic."
Sylvania Police Department has set up speed limit detectors in the area to keep
drivers at 25 miles per hour.
for Monroe Street, it will be kept open to drivers going eastbound.
that project, we're maintaining one-way traffic throughout the course of the
project," said Public Services Director Kevin Aller.
Trosins say the short-term inconvenience is for a long-term benefit.
says the Erie Street Bridge work should be done in 45 days, Monroe Street in