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."
new set of wheels is coming to the Perrysburg Township Police Department. They're
bringing back their bike unit after more than 19 years.
order to make the bike patrol unit as effective as possible, officers will be
mounting bicycles directly onto the back of their cruisers. That way, they can
cover all 55 miles of the township with ease.
police are getting two bikes, and the unit will begin patrolling next month.
They say they will target commercial areas to keep a closer eye on crime.
can get in places that cars can't," said Deputy Chief Mike Gilmore. "You can
use stealth and do all kinds of things with a bike that we're kind of excited
was on the Toledo Police bike patrol for six years. He says officers on bikes
are more approachable.
in the township agree. They say with recent growth in the township, more
patrols are needed.
township is growing," said Rodney Chidester. "It's getting a lot busier and
there are more people, a lot more traffic."
says more people can mean more crime, especially on busy shopping days.
weather permitting, is a huge shopping day," Gilmore said. "It's hard for some
of our vehicles to get in and out of these parking lots, and it would be nice
to deploy bikes in that area on that particular day."
bike unit will operate on a part-time basis, year round, weather permitting.