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."
buildings in Findlay are scheduled to be demolished after being vacant for
residents say the buildings on Main Street have been an eyesore for years.
look bad and they're bad to have in downtown," said Kathie Lee, owner of
Accelerated Auto Service. "There's a smell that comes from them – just standing
nearby businesses agree.
been in them. [There are] probably rodents and things like that," said Barry
Simmons from American Loan Mortgage Corporation. "They're just an eyesore."
eight buildings on the 100 block of North Main are coming down, starting in
August. Hancock County commissioners voted Tuesday to hire construction company
Hume Supply out of Lima to handle the project.
these buildings get torn down by the end of September, it will open up the
waterways, create a nice green space area for our community to enjoy, and that's
a positive step forward," said Commissioner Brian Robertson.
of the buildings were never repaired after flooding in 2007. It has taken years
for commissioners to set a date for the demolition. They say a previous plan
just didn't make sense to them.
buildings would have been demolished without a real plan for the property,"
Robertson said. "Now they're going to be utilized by the private sector with a
plan, so that's probably a good thing for economic development."
bulk of the funding for demolition will come from the Moving Ohio Forward
Supply was given 45 days to complete the project.